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Press Pass: Dickinson firework stands prepare for Fourth of July weekend shoppers, Prepare your pets for fireworks, Roughriders prepare for parade

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Here’s some of our top stories from Saturday’s edition. It’s your Press Pass to some of the best stories we bring you every day. Want your Press Pass fast? Sign up for our email alerts. Dickinson fireworks stands prepare for Fourth of July weekend shoppers
With the state’s nine-day fireworks sales season open for nearly a week now, local vendors say they’re hoping for a booming holiday weekend. Candace Brannan, manager of the Memory Fireworks stand at the Binek Coal Mine east of Dickinson, said the first days of the season, which began June 27, are always a “little slow.” Still, she believed the small warehouse would get hit with customers stocking up through the Fourth of July holiday before the short-lived commodity is packed away for next year. Roughrider Commission prepares to say goodbye to DSU rodeo grounds After 28 years, the Roughrider Days Fair and Expo is on its final ride in the Dickinson State University rodeo grounds. Justin Olson, Roughrider Commission president, said the events of this year’s Fourth of July celebration have so far “pulled off just like they always do” in terms of attracting crowds of revelers to the university campus. Olson said the event’s organizers are both “excited and nervous” about leaving the rodeo grounds, which are due to be repurposed for the planned Theodore Roosevelt Presidential Library and Museum, for the brand new Stark County Fairgrounds currently under construction off Highway 22 just south of Dickinson. Dickinson prepares for the annual Roughrider Days parade [[{"type":"media","view_mode":"media_preview","fid":"2645733","attributes":{"alt":"","class":"media-image","height":"180","title":"","typeof":"foaf:Image","width":"180"}}]]Each year, hundreds line the streets of downtown Dickinson to watch the Roughrider Days parade. However, many might not know the amount of work that goes into making the parade possible. Kim Volk, the parade chairman, said that a majority of the planning comes together fairly quickly. The Roughrider Commission normally meets with the Dickinson Police Department to figure out the safest parade route. However, Volk said it tends to the stay the same throughout the years. Volk said the days leading up to the parade are some of the most hectic of the weekend. Keeping pets safe during the fourth of July [[{"type":"media","view_mode":"media_preview","fid":"2645734","attributes":{"alt":"","class":"media-image","height":"180","title":"","typeof":"foaf:Image","width":"180"}}]]Fireworks will illuminate the sky on Monday night. People will stand outside and watch excitedly to see the bursts of color ignite the sky. For some, however, fireworks aren’t as exciting. During the Independence Day celebration, pets can experience anxiety and fright over the fireworks. “You’re stuck in a rock and a hard place, because fireworks are going to go off and they are afraid of them,” said veterinarian Kim Brummond of the West Dakota Veterinary Clinic in Dickinson. Police Blotter: Safe stolen from Dickinson State University student center [[{"type":"media","view_mode":"media_preview","fid":"2645735","attributes":{"alt":"","class":"media-image","height":"180","title":"","typeof":"foaf:Image","width":"180"}}]]A Dickinson woman reported that her Kia Optima had been stolen and then returned with damages earlier this week. The woman said she doesn’t know who took the vehicle but it was returned with damages to the front bumper as well as a shatter spot on the windshield. The damage is estimated to be more than $500.  Here’s some of our top stories from Saturday’s edition. It’s your Press Pass to some of the best stories we bring you every day. Want your Press Pass fast? Sign up for our email alerts. Dickinson fireworks stands prepare for Fourth of July weekend shoppers [[{"type":"media","view_mode":"media_preview","fid":"2645732","attributes":{"alt":"","class":"media-image","height":"180","title":"","typeof":"foaf:Image","width":"180"}}]]With the state’s nine-day fireworks sales season open for nearly a week now, local vendors say they’re hoping for a booming holiday weekend. Candace Brannan, manager of the Memory Fireworks stand at the Binek Coal Mine east of Dickinson, said the first days of the season, which began June 27, are always a “little slow.” Still, she believed the small warehouse would get hit with customers stocking up through the Fourth of July holiday before the short-lived commodity is packed away for next year. Roughrider Commission prepares to say goodbye to DSU rodeo grounds After 28 years, the Roughrider Days Fair and Expo is on its final ride in the Dickinson State University rodeo grounds. Justin Olson, Roughrider Commission president, said the events of this year’s Fourth of July celebration have so far “pulled off just like they always do” in terms of attracting crowds of revelers to the university campus. Olson said the event’s organizers are both “excited and nervous” about leaving the rodeo grounds, which are due to be repurposed for the planned Theodore Roosevelt Presidential Library and Museum, for the brand new Stark County Fairgrounds currently under construction off Highway 22 just south of Dickinson. Dickinson prepares for the annual Roughrider Days parade
Each year, hundreds line the streets of downtown Dickinson to watch the Roughrider Days parade. However, many might not know the amount of work that goes into making the parade possible. Kim Volk, the parade chairman, said that a majority of the planning comes together fairly quickly. The Roughrider Commission normally meets with the Dickinson Police Department to figure out the safest parade route. However, Volk said it tends to the stay the same throughout the years. Volk said the days leading up to the parade are some of the most hectic of the weekend. Keeping pets safe during the fourth of July [[{"type":"media","view_mode":"media_preview","fid":"2645734","attributes":{"alt":"","class":"media-image","height":"180","title":"","typeof":"foaf:Image","width":"180"}}]]Fireworks will illuminate the sky on Monday night. People will stand outside and watch excitedly to see the bursts of color ignite the sky. For some, however, fireworks aren’t as exciting. During the Independence Day celebration, pets can experience anxiety and fright over the fireworks. “You’re stuck in a rock and a hard place, because fireworks are going to go off and they are afraid of them,” said veterinarian Kim Brummond of the West Dakota Veterinary Clinic in Dickinson. Police Blotter: Safe stolen from Dickinson State University student center [[{"type":"media","view_mode":"media_preview","fid":"2645735","attributes":{"alt":"","class":"media-image","height":"180","title":"","typeof":"foaf:Image","width":"180"}}]]A Dickinson woman reported that her Kia Optima had been stolen and then returned with damages earlier this week. The woman said she doesn’t know who took the vehicle but it was returned with damages to the front bumper as well as a shatter spot on the windshield. The damage is estimated to be more than $500.  Here’s some of our top stories from Saturday’s edition. It’s your Press Pass to some of the best stories we bring you every day. Want your Press Pass fast? Sign up for our email alerts. Dickinson fireworks stands prepare for Fourth of July weekend shoppers [[{"type":"media","view_mode":"media_preview","fid":"2645732","attributes":{"alt":"","class":"media-image","height":"180","title":"","typeof":"foaf:Image","width":"180"}}]]With the state’s nine-day fireworks sales season open for nearly a week now, local vendors say they’re hoping for a booming holiday weekend. Candace Brannan, manager of the Memory Fireworks stand at the Binek Coal Mine east of Dickinson, said the first days of the season, which began June 27, are always a “little slow.” Still, she believed the small warehouse would get hit with customers stocking up through the Fourth of July holiday before the short-lived commodity is packed away for next year. Roughrider Commission prepares to say goodbye to DSU rodeo grounds After 28 years, the Roughrider Days Fair and Expo is on its final ride in the Dickinson State University rodeo grounds. Justin Olson, Roughrider Commission president, said the events of this year’s Fourth of July celebration have so far “pulled off just like they always do” in terms of attracting crowds of revelers to the university campus. Olson said the event’s organizers are both “excited and nervous” about leaving the rodeo grounds, which are due to be repurposed for the planned Theodore Roosevelt Presidential Library and Museum, for the brand new Stark County Fairgrounds currently under construction off Highway 22 just south of Dickinson. Dickinson prepares for the annual Roughrider Days parade [[{"type":"media","view_mode":"media_preview","fid":"2645733","attributes":{"alt":"","class":"media-image","height":"180","title":"","typeof":"foaf:Image","width":"180"}}]]Each year, hundreds line the streets of downtown Dickinson to watch the Roughrider Days parade. However, many might not know the amount of work that goes into making the parade possible. Kim Volk, the parade chairman, said that a majority of the planning comes together fairly quickly. The Roughrider Commission normally meets with the Dickinson Police Department to figure out the safest parade route. However, Volk said it tends to the stay the same throughout the years. Volk said the days leading up to the parade are some of the most hectic of the weekend. Keeping pets safe during the fourth of July
Fireworks will illuminate the sky on Monday night. People will stand outside and watch excitedly to see the bursts of color ignite the sky. For some, however, fireworks aren’t as exciting. During the Independence Day celebration, pets can experience anxiety and fright over the fireworks. “You’re stuck in a rock and a hard place, because fireworks are going to go off and they are afraid of them,” said veterinarian Kim Brummond of the West Dakota Veterinary Clinic in Dickinson. Police Blotter: Safe stolen from Dickinson State University student center [[{"type":"media","view_mode":"media_preview","fid":"2645735","attributes":{"alt":"","class":"media-image","height":"180","title":"","typeof":"foaf:Image","width":"180"}}]]A Dickinson woman reported that her Kia Optima had been stolen and then returned with damages earlier this week. The woman said she doesn’t know who took the vehicle but it was returned with damages to the front bumper as well as a shatter spot on the windshield. The damage is estimated to be more than $500.  Here’s some of our top stories from Saturday’s edition. It’s your Press Pass to some of the best stories we bring you every day. Want your Press Pass fast? Sign up for our email alerts. Dickinson fireworks stands prepare for Fourth of July weekend shoppers [[{"type":"media","view_mode":"media_preview","fid":"2645732","attributes":{"alt":"","class":"media-image","height":"180","title":"","typeof":"foaf:Image","width":"180"}}]]With the state’s nine-day fireworks sales season open for nearly a week now, local vendors say they’re hoping for a booming holiday weekend. Candace Brannan, manager of the Memory Fireworks stand at the Binek Coal Mine east of Dickinson, said the first days of the season, which began June 27, are always a “little slow.” Still, she believed the small warehouse would get hit with customers stocking up through the Fourth of July holiday before the short-lived commodity is packed away for next year. Roughrider Commission prepares to say goodbye to DSU rodeo grounds After 28 years, the Roughrider Days Fair and Expo is on its final ride in the Dickinson State University rodeo grounds. Justin Olson, Roughrider Commission president, said the events of this year’s Fourth of July celebration have so far “pulled off just like they always do” in terms of attracting crowds of revelers to the university campus. Olson said the event’s organizers are both “excited and nervous” about leaving the rodeo grounds, which are due to be repurposed for the planned Theodore Roosevelt Presidential Library and Museum, for the brand new Stark County Fairgrounds currently under construction off Highway 22 just south of Dickinson. Dickinson prepares for the annual Roughrider Days parade [[{"type":"media","view_mode":"media_preview","fid":"2645733","attributes":{"alt":"","class":"media-image","height":"180","title":"","typeof":"foaf:Image","width":"180"}}]]Each year, hundreds line the streets of downtown Dickinson to watch the Roughrider Days parade. However, many might not know the amount of work that goes into making the parade possible. Kim Volk, the parade chairman, said that a majority of the planning comes together fairly quickly. The Roughrider Commission normally meets with the Dickinson Police Department to figure out the safest parade route. However, Volk said it tends to the stay the same throughout the years. Volk said the days leading up to the parade are some of the most hectic of the weekend. Keeping pets safe during the fourth of July [[{"type":"media","view_mode":"media_preview","fid":"2645734","attributes":{"alt":"","class":"media-image","height":"180","title":"","typeof":"foaf:Image","width":"180"}}]]Fireworks will illuminate the sky on Monday night. People will stand outside and watch excitedly to see the bursts of color ignite the sky. For some, however, fireworks aren’t as exciting. During the Independence Day celebration, pets can experience anxiety and fright over the fireworks. “You’re stuck in a rock and a hard place, because fireworks are going to go off and they are afraid of them,” said veterinarian Kim Brummond of the West Dakota Veterinary Clinic in Dickinson. Police Blotter: Safe stolen from Dickinson State University student center
A Dickinson woman reported that her Kia Optima had been stolen and then returned with damages earlier this week. The woman said she doesn’t know who took the vehicle but it was returned with damages to the front bumper as well as a shatter spot on the windshield. The damage is estimated to be more than $500.  Here’s some of our top stories from Saturday’s edition. It’s your Press Pass to some of the best stories we bring you every day. Want your Press Pass fast? Sign up for our email alerts.Dickinson fireworks stands prepare for Fourth of July weekend shoppers
With the state’s nine-day fireworks sales season open for nearly a week now, local vendors say they’re hoping for a booming holiday weekend.Candace Brannan, manager of the Memory Fireworks stand at the Binek Coal Mine east of Dickinson, said the first days of the season, which began June 27, are always a “little slow.” Still, she believed the small warehouse would get hit with customers stocking up through the Fourth of July holiday before the short-lived commodity is packed away for next year.Roughrider Commission prepares to say goodbye to DSU rodeo groundsAfter 28 years, the Roughrider Days Fair and Expo is on its final ride in the Dickinson State University rodeo grounds.Justin Olson, Roughrider Commission president, said the events of this year’s Fourth of July celebration have so far “pulled off just like they always do” in terms of attracting crowds of revelers to the university campus. Olson said the event’s organizers are both “excited and nervous” about leaving the rodeo grounds, which are due to be repurposed for the planned Theodore Roosevelt Presidential Library and Museum, for the brand new Stark County Fairgrounds currently under construction off Highway 22 just south of Dickinson.Dickinson prepares for the annual Roughrider Days parade[[{"type":"media","view_mode":"media_preview","fid":"2645733","attributes":{"alt":"","class":"media-image","height":"180","title":"","typeof":"foaf:Image","width":"180"}}]]Each year, hundreds line the streets of downtown Dickinson to watch the Roughrider Days parade. However, many might not know the amount of work that goes into making the parade possible. Kim Volk, the parade chairman, said that a majority of the planning comes together fairly quickly. The Roughrider Commission normally meets with the Dickinson Police Department to figure out the safest parade route. However, Volk said it tends to the stay the same throughout the years. Volk said the days leading up to the parade are some of the most hectic of the weekend.Keeping pets safe during the fourth of July[[{"type":"media","view_mode":"media_preview","fid":"2645734","attributes":{"alt":"","class":"media-image","height":"180","title":"","typeof":"foaf:Image","width":"180"}}]]Fireworks will illuminate the sky on Monday night. People will stand outside and watch excitedly to see the bursts of color ignite the sky. For some, however, fireworks aren’t as exciting. During the Independence Day celebration, pets can experience anxiety and fright over the fireworks. “You’re stuck in a rock and a hard place, because fireworks are going to go off and they are afraid of them,” said veterinarian Kim Brummond of the West Dakota Veterinary Clinic in Dickinson. Police Blotter: Safe stolen from Dickinson State University student center[[{"type":"media","view_mode":"media_preview","fid":"2645735","attributes":{"alt":"","class":"media-image","height":"180","title":"","typeof":"foaf:Image","width":"180"}}]]A Dickinson woman reported that her Kia Optima had been stolen and then returned with damages earlier this week. The woman said she doesn’t know who took the vehicle but it was returned with damages to the front bumper as well as a shatter spot on the windshield. The damage is estimated to be more than $500.  Here’s some of our top stories from Saturday’s edition. It’s your Press Pass to some of the best stories we bring you every day. Want your Press Pass fast? Sign up for our email alerts.Dickinson fireworks stands prepare for Fourth of July weekend shoppers[[{"type":"media","view_mode":"media_preview","fid":"2645732","attributes":{"alt":"","class":"media-image","height":"180","title":"","typeof":"foaf:Image","width":"180"}}]]With the state’s nine-day fireworks sales season open for nearly a week now, local vendors say they’re hoping for a booming holiday weekend.Candace Brannan, manager of the Memory Fireworks stand at the Binek Coal Mine east of Dickinson, said the first days of the season, which began June 27, are always a “little slow.” Still, she believed the small warehouse would get hit with customers stocking up through the Fourth of July holiday before the short-lived commodity is packed away for next year.Roughrider Commission prepares to say goodbye to DSU rodeo groundsAfter 28 years, the Roughrider Days Fair and Expo is on its final ride in the Dickinson State University rodeo grounds.Justin Olson, Roughrider Commission president, said the events of this year’s Fourth of July celebration have so far “pulled off just like they always do” in terms of attracting crowds of revelers to the university campus. Olson said the event’s organizers are both “excited and nervous” about leaving the rodeo grounds, which are due to be repurposed for the planned Theodore Roosevelt Presidential Library and Museum, for the brand new Stark County Fairgrounds currently under construction off Highway 22 just south of Dickinson.Dickinson prepares for the annual Roughrider Days parade
Each year, hundreds line the streets of downtown Dickinson to watch the Roughrider Days parade. However, many might not know the amount of work that goes into making the parade possible. Kim Volk, the parade chairman, said that a majority of the planning comes together fairly quickly. The Roughrider Commission normally meets with the Dickinson Police Department to figure out the safest parade route. However, Volk said it tends to the stay the same throughout the years. Volk said the days leading up to the parade are some of the most hectic of the weekend.Keeping pets safe during the fourth of July[[{"type":"media","view_mode":"media_preview","fid":"2645734","attributes":{"alt":"","class":"media-image","height":"180","title":"","typeof":"foaf:Image","width":"180"}}]]Fireworks will illuminate the sky on Monday night. People will stand outside and watch excitedly to see the bursts of color ignite the sky. For some, however, fireworks aren’t as exciting. During the Independence Day celebration, pets can experience anxiety and fright over the fireworks. “You’re stuck in a rock and a hard place, because fireworks are going to go off and they are afraid of them,” said veterinarian Kim Brummond of the West Dakota Veterinary Clinic in Dickinson. Police Blotter: Safe stolen from Dickinson State University student center[[{"type":"media","view_mode":"media_preview","fid":"2645735","attributes":{"alt":"","class":"media-image","height":"180","title":"","typeof":"foaf:Image","width":"180"}}]]A Dickinson woman reported that her Kia Optima had been stolen and then returned with damages earlier this week. The woman said she doesn’t know who took the vehicle but it was returned with damages to the front bumper as well as a shatter spot on the windshield. The damage is estimated to be more than $500.  Here’s some of our top stories from Saturday’s edition. It’s your Press Pass to some of the best stories we bring you every day. Want your Press Pass fast? Sign up for our email alerts.Dickinson fireworks stands prepare for Fourth of July weekend shoppers[[{"type":"media","view_mode":"media_preview","fid":"2645732","attributes":{"alt":"","class":"media-image","height":"180","title":"","typeof":"foaf:Image","width":"180"}}]]With the state’s nine-day fireworks sales season open for nearly a week now, local vendors say they’re hoping for a booming holiday weekend.Candace Brannan, manager of the Memory Fireworks stand at the Binek Coal Mine east of Dickinson, said the first days of the season, which began June 27, are always a “little slow.” Still, she believed the small warehouse would get hit with customers stocking up through the Fourth of July holiday before the short-lived commodity is packed away for next year.Roughrider Commission prepares to say goodbye to DSU rodeo groundsAfter 28 years, the Roughrider Days Fair and Expo is on its final ride in the Dickinson State University rodeo grounds.Justin Olson, Roughrider Commission president, said the events of this year’s Fourth of July celebration have so far “pulled off just like they always do” in terms of attracting crowds of revelers to the university campus. Olson said the event’s organizers are both “excited and nervous” about leaving the rodeo grounds, which are due to be repurposed for the planned Theodore Roosevelt Presidential Library and Museum, for the brand new Stark County Fairgrounds currently under construction off Highway 22 just south of Dickinson.Dickinson prepares for the annual Roughrider Days parade[[{"type":"media","view_mode":"media_preview","fid":"2645733","attributes":{"alt":"","class":"media-image","height":"180","title":"","typeof":"foaf:Image","width":"180"}}]]Each year, hundreds line the streets of downtown Dickinson to watch the Roughrider Days parade. However, many might not know the amount of work that goes into making the parade possible. Kim Volk, the parade chairman, said that a majority of the planning comes together fairly quickly. The Roughrider Commission normally meets with the Dickinson Police Department to figure out the safest parade route. However, Volk said it tends to the stay the same throughout the years. Volk said the days leading up to the parade are some of the most hectic of the weekend.Keeping pets safe during the fourth of July
Fireworks will illuminate the sky on Monday night. People will stand outside and watch excitedly to see the bursts of color ignite the sky. For some, however, fireworks aren’t as exciting. During the Independence Day celebration, pets can experience anxiety and fright over the fireworks. “You’re stuck in a rock and a hard place, because fireworks are going to go off and they are afraid of them,” said veterinarian Kim Brummond of the West Dakota Veterinary Clinic in Dickinson. Police Blotter: Safe stolen from Dickinson State University student center[[{"type":"media","view_mode":"media_preview","fid":"2645735","attributes":{"alt":"","class":"media-image","height":"180","title":"","typeof":"foaf:Image","width":"180"}}]]A Dickinson woman reported that her Kia Optima had been stolen and then returned with damages earlier this week. The woman said she doesn’t know who took the vehicle but it was returned with damages to the front bumper as well as a shatter spot on the windshield. The damage is estimated to be more than $500.  Here’s some of our top stories from Saturday’s edition. It’s your Press Pass to some of the best stories we bring you every day. Want your Press Pass fast? Sign up for our email alerts.Dickinson fireworks stands prepare for Fourth of July weekend shoppers[[{"type":"media","view_mode":"media_preview","fid":"2645732","attributes":{"alt":"","class":"media-image","height":"180","title":"","typeof":"foaf:Image","width":"180"}}]]With the state’s nine-day fireworks sales season open for nearly a week now, local vendors say they’re hoping for a booming holiday weekend.Candace Brannan, manager of the Memory Fireworks stand at the Binek Coal Mine east of Dickinson, said the first days of the season, which began June 27, are always a “little slow.” Still, she believed the small warehouse would get hit with customers stocking up through the Fourth of July holiday before the short-lived commodity is packed away for next year.Roughrider Commission prepares to say goodbye to DSU rodeo groundsAfter 28 years, the Roughrider Days Fair and Expo is on its final ride in the Dickinson State University rodeo grounds.Justin Olson, Roughrider Commission president, said the events of this year’s Fourth of July celebration have so far “pulled off just like they always do” in terms of attracting crowds of revelers to the university campus. Olson said the event’s organizers are both “excited and nervous” about leaving the rodeo grounds, which are due to be repurposed for the planned Theodore Roosevelt Presidential Library and Museum, for the brand new Stark County Fairgrounds currently under construction off Highway 22 just south of Dickinson.Dickinson prepares for the annual Roughrider Days parade[[{"type":"media","view_mode":"media_preview","fid":"2645733","attributes":{"alt":"","class":"media-image","height":"180","title":"","typeof":"foaf:Image","width":"180"}}]]Each year, hundreds line the streets of downtown Dickinson to watch the Roughrider Days parade. However, many might not know the amount of work that goes into making the parade possible. Kim Volk, the parade chairman, said that a majority of the planning comes together fairly quickly. The Roughrider Commission normally meets with the Dickinson Police Department to figure out the safest parade route. However, Volk said it tends to the stay the same throughout the years. Volk said the days leading up to the parade are some of the most hectic of the weekend.Keeping pets safe during the fourth of July[[{"type":"media","view_mode":"media_preview","fid":"2645734","attributes":{"alt":"","class":"media-image","height":"180","title":"","typeof":"foaf:Image","width":"180"}}]]Fireworks will illuminate the sky on Monday night. People will stand outside and watch excitedly to see the bursts of color ignite the sky. For some, however, fireworks aren’t as exciting. During the Independence Day celebration, pets can experience anxiety and fright over the fireworks. “You’re stuck in a rock and a hard place, because fireworks are going to go off and they are afraid of them,” said veterinarian Kim Brummond of the West Dakota Veterinary Clinic in Dickinson. Police Blotter: Safe stolen from Dickinson State University student center
A Dickinson woman reported that her Kia Optima had been stolen and then returned with damages earlier this week. The woman said she doesn’t know who took the vehicle but it was returned with damages to the front bumper as well as a shatter spot on the windshield. The damage is estimated to be more than $500.  

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