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Here’s some of our top stories from Friday’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. Medora Musical kicks off summer with cast changes
The Medora Musical kicks off its 51st season today with a few changes in store this year at the Burning Hills Amphitheatre “We put a lot of time last year in remember the past 50 years and now it’s about looking forward,” said Chet Wollan, the show’s new narrator and co-host alongside Bill Sorensen. Wollan was a Burning Hills Singer for nine years and is no stranger to the “The Greatest Show in the West.” State Avenue bridge to open to motorists by late summer [[{"type":"media","view_mode":"media_preview","fid":"2576875","attributes":{"alt":"","class":"media-image","height":"180","title":"","width":"180"}}]]The Dickinson State Avenue railroad overpass bridge is on track for a mid-October completion date, though motorists will have access by the end of the summer. Nick Ames, Ames Construction project engineer, said crews had finished the substructure of the bridge “a little sooner” than first expected due to a short and mild winter. Despite that, work is still following its original timetable. Ames said the third phase of work on the bridge’s support walls is nearly complete and the overpass will be ready for use by drivers on August 31. Hettinger hospital gains new leader as CEO retires after 33 years [[{"type":"media","view_mode":"media_preview","fid":"2576874","attributes":{"alt":"","class":"media-image","height":"180","title":"","width":"180"}}]]Matthew Shahan worked at West River Health Services in the IT department before deciding he wanted to jump into administrative work. After working at the Glendive Medical Center in Montana as a clinic administrator since March 2014, he moved back to Hettinger to assume the role as West River’s CEO on April 4. Jim Long, who was the hospital’s CEO for 33 years, had been mentoring him as a consultant until Thursday when he finally hung his hat up and stepped into retirement. “I’ve enjoyed my 33 years here,” Long said. “I’ve seen a heck of a lot of change and expect more in the future.” Insight: June 2, 2016 [[{"type":"media","view_mode":"media_preview","fid":"2576870","attributes":{"alt":"","class":"media-image","height":"180","title":"","width":"180"}}]]On this week's Insight Brock White and Dustin Monke discuss Donald Trump's visit to North Dakota and Dustin talks with president of the North Dakota Petroleum Council, Ron Ness. Police Blotter: Watford City woman cited for theft at Wal-Mart [[{"type":"media","view_mode":"media_preview","fid":"2576872","attributes":{"alt":"","class":"media-image","height":"180","title":"","width":"180"}}]]A 55-year-old Watford City woman was cited for theft after stealing $244.99 worth of items from Wal-Mart on Wednesday evening. Jahner's bat, arm help Dickinson High defeat Fargo North in Class A softball first round There is no questioning the power of Dickinson High pitcher Madi Jahner. And on Thursday afternoon, there was no issue with her control, either. That spelled doom and gloom for Fargo North. Jahner struck out 11 and walked just two in a 9-0 shutout in the first round of the North Dakota Class A softball tournament.Here’s some of our top stories from Friday’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. Medora Musical kicks off summer with cast changes [[{"type":"media","view_mode":"media_preview","fid":"2576878","attributes":{"alt":"","class":"media-image","height":"180","title":"","width":"180"}}]]The Medora Musical kicks off its 51st season today with a few changes in store this year at the Burning Hills Amphitheatre “We put a lot of time last year in remember the past 50 years and now it’s about looking forward,” said Chet Wollan, the show’s new narrator and co-host alongside Bill Sorensen. Wollan was a Burning Hills Singer for nine years and is no stranger to the “The Greatest Show in the West.” State Avenue bridge to open to motorists by late summer
The Dickinson State Avenue railroad overpass bridge is on track for a mid-October completion date, though motorists will have access by the end of the summer. Nick Ames, Ames Construction project engineer, said crews had finished the substructure of the bridge “a little sooner” than first expected due to a short and mild winter. Despite that, work is still following its original timetable. Ames said the third phase of work on the bridge’s support walls is nearly complete and the overpass will be ready for use by drivers on August 31. Hettinger hospital gains new leader as CEO retires after 33 years [[{"type":"media","view_mode":"media_preview","fid":"2576874","attributes":{"alt":"","class":"media-image","height":"180","title":"","width":"180"}}]]Matthew Shahan worked at West River Health Services in the IT department before deciding he wanted to jump into administrative work. After working at the Glendive Medical Center in Montana as a clinic administrator since March 2014, he moved back to Hettinger to assume the role as West River’s CEO on April 4. Jim Long, who was the hospital’s CEO for 33 years, had been mentoring him as a consultant until Thursday when he finally hung his hat up and stepped into retirement. “I’ve enjoyed my 33 years here,” Long said. “I’ve seen a heck of a lot of change and expect more in the future.” Insight: June 2, 2016 [[{"type":"media","view_mode":"media_preview","fid":"2576870","attributes":{"alt":"","class":"media-image","height":"180","title":"","width":"180"}}]]On this week's Insight Brock White and Dustin Monke discuss Donald Trump's visit to North Dakota and Dustin talks with president of the North Dakota Petroleum Council, Ron Ness. Police Blotter: Watford City woman cited for theft at Wal-Mart [[{"type":"media","view_mode":"media_preview","fid":"2576872","attributes":{"alt":"","class":"media-image","height":"180","title":"","width":"180"}}]]A 55-year-old Watford City woman was cited for theft after stealing $244.99 worth of items from Wal-Mart on Wednesday evening. Jahner's bat, arm help Dickinson High defeat Fargo North in Class A softball first round There is no questioning the power of Dickinson High pitcher Madi Jahner. And on Thursday afternoon, there was no issue with her control, either. That spelled doom and gloom for Fargo North. Jahner struck out 11 and walked just two in a 9-0 shutout in the first round of the North Dakota Class A softball tournament.Here’s some of our top stories from Friday’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. Medora Musical kicks off summer with cast changes [[{"type":"media","view_mode":"media_preview","fid":"2576878","attributes":{"alt":"","class":"media-image","height":"180","title":"","width":"180"}}]]The Medora Musical kicks off its 51st season today with a few changes in store this year at the Burning Hills Amphitheatre “We put a lot of time last year in remember the past 50 years and now it’s about looking forward,” said Chet Wollan, the show’s new narrator and co-host alongside Bill Sorensen. Wollan was a Burning Hills Singer for nine years and is no stranger to the “The Greatest Show in the West.” State Avenue bridge to open to motorists by late summer [[{"type":"media","view_mode":"media_preview","fid":"2576875","attributes":{"alt":"","class":"media-image","height":"180","title":"","width":"180"}}]]The Dickinson State Avenue railroad overpass bridge is on track for a mid-October completion date, though motorists will have access by the end of the summer. Nick Ames, Ames Construction project engineer, said crews had finished the substructure of the bridge “a little sooner” than first expected due to a short and mild winter. Despite that, work is still following its original timetable. Ames said the third phase of work on the bridge’s support walls is nearly complete and the overpass will be ready for use by drivers on August 31. Hettinger hospital gains new leader as CEO retires after 33 years
Matthew Shahan worked at West River Health Services in the IT department before deciding he wanted to jump into administrative work. After working at the Glendive Medical Center in Montana as a clinic administrator since March 2014, he moved back to Hettinger to assume the role as West River’s CEO on April 4. Jim Long, who was the hospital’s CEO for 33 years, had been mentoring him as a consultant until Thursday when he finally hung his hat up and stepped into retirement. “I’ve enjoyed my 33 years here,” Long said. “I’ve seen a heck of a lot of change and expect more in the future.” Insight: June 2, 2016 [[{"type":"media","view_mode":"media_preview","fid":"2576870","attributes":{"alt":"","class":"media-image","height":"180","title":"","width":"180"}}]]On this week's Insight Brock White and Dustin Monke discuss Donald Trump's visit to North Dakota and Dustin talks with president of the North Dakota Petroleum Council, Ron Ness. Police Blotter: Watford City woman cited for theft at Wal-Mart [[{"type":"media","view_mode":"media_preview","fid":"2576872","attributes":{"alt":"","class":"media-image","height":"180","title":"","width":"180"}}]]A 55-year-old Watford City woman was cited for theft after stealing $244.99 worth of items from Wal-Mart on Wednesday evening. Jahner's bat, arm help Dickinson High defeat Fargo North in Class A softball first round There is no questioning the power of Dickinson High pitcher Madi Jahner. And on Thursday afternoon, there was no issue with her control, either. That spelled doom and gloom for Fargo North. Jahner struck out 11 and walked just two in a 9-0 shutout in the first round of the North Dakota Class A softball tournament.Here’s some of our top stories from Friday’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. Medora Musical kicks off summer with cast changes [[{"type":"media","view_mode":"media_preview","fid":"2576878","attributes":{"alt":"","class":"media-image","height":"180","title":"","width":"180"}}]]The Medora Musical kicks off its 51st season today with a few changes in store this year at the Burning Hills Amphitheatre “We put a lot of time last year in remember the past 50 years and now it’s about looking forward,” said Chet Wollan, the show’s new narrator and co-host alongside Bill Sorensen. Wollan was a Burning Hills Singer for nine years and is no stranger to the “The Greatest Show in the West.” State Avenue bridge to open to motorists by late summer [[{"type":"media","view_mode":"media_preview","fid":"2576875","attributes":{"alt":"","class":"media-image","height":"180","title":"","width":"180"}}]]The Dickinson State Avenue railroad overpass bridge is on track for a mid-October completion date, though motorists will have access by the end of the summer. Nick Ames, Ames Construction project engineer, said crews had finished the substructure of the bridge “a little sooner” than first expected due to a short and mild winter. Despite that, work is still following its original timetable. Ames said the third phase of work on the bridge’s support walls is nearly complete and the overpass will be ready for use by drivers on August 31. Hettinger hospital gains new leader as CEO retires after 33 years [[{"type":"media","view_mode":"media_preview","fid":"2576874","attributes":{"alt":"","class":"media-image","height":"180","title":"","width":"180"}}]]Matthew Shahan worked at West River Health Services in the IT department before deciding he wanted to jump into administrative work. After working at the Glendive Medical Center in Montana as a clinic administrator since March 2014, he moved back to Hettinger to assume the role as West River’s CEO on April 4. Jim Long, who was the hospital’s CEO for 33 years, had been mentoring him as a consultant until Thursday when he finally hung his hat up and stepped into retirement. “I’ve enjoyed my 33 years here,” Long said. “I’ve seen a heck of a lot of change and expect more in the future.” Insight: June 2, 2016
On this week's Insight Brock White and Dustin Monke discuss Donald Trump's visit to North Dakota and Dustin talks with president of the North Dakota Petroleum Council, Ron Ness. Police Blotter: Watford City woman cited for theft at Wal-Mart [[{"type":"media","view_mode":"media_preview","fid":"2576872","attributes":{"alt":"","class":"media-image","height":"180","title":"","width":"180"}}]]A 55-year-old Watford City woman was cited for theft after stealing $244.99 worth of items from Wal-Mart on Wednesday evening. Jahner's bat, arm help Dickinson High defeat Fargo North in Class A softball first round There is no questioning the power of Dickinson High pitcher Madi Jahner. And on Thursday afternoon, there was no issue with her control, either. That spelled doom and gloom for Fargo North. Jahner struck out 11 and walked just two in a 9-0 shutout in the first round of the North Dakota Class A softball tournament.Here’s some of our top stories from Friday’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. Medora Musical kicks off summer with cast changes [[{"type":"media","view_mode":"media_preview","fid":"2576878","attributes":{"alt":"","class":"media-image","height":"180","title":"","width":"180"}}]]The Medora Musical kicks off its 51st season today with a few changes in store this year at the Burning Hills Amphitheatre “We put a lot of time last year in remember the past 50 years and now it’s about looking forward,” said Chet Wollan, the show’s new narrator and co-host alongside Bill Sorensen. Wollan was a Burning Hills Singer for nine years and is no stranger to the “The Greatest Show in the West.” State Avenue bridge to open to motorists by late summer [[{"type":"media","view_mode":"media_preview","fid":"2576875","attributes":{"alt":"","class":"media-image","height":"180","title":"","width":"180"}}]]The Dickinson State Avenue railroad overpass bridge is on track for a mid-October completion date, though motorists will have access by the end of the summer. Nick Ames, Ames Construction project engineer, said crews had finished the substructure of the bridge “a little sooner” than first expected due to a short and mild winter. Despite that, work is still following its original timetable. Ames said the third phase of work on the bridge’s support walls is nearly complete and the overpass will be ready for use by drivers on August 31. Hettinger hospital gains new leader as CEO retires after 33 years [[{"type":"media","view_mode":"media_preview","fid":"2576874","attributes":{"alt":"","class":"media-image","height":"180","title":"","width":"180"}}]]Matthew Shahan worked at West River Health Services in the IT department before deciding he wanted to jump into administrative work. After working at the Glendive Medical Center in Montana as a clinic administrator since March 2014, he moved back to Hettinger to assume the role as West River’s CEO on April 4. Jim Long, who was the hospital’s CEO for 33 years, had been mentoring him as a consultant until Thursday when he finally hung his hat up and stepped into retirement. “I’ve enjoyed my 33 years here,” Long said. “I’ve seen a heck of a lot of change and expect more in the future.” Insight: June 2, 2016 [[{"type":"media","view_mode":"media_preview","fid":"2576870","attributes":{"alt":"","class":"media-image","height":"180","title":"","width":"180"}}]]On this week's Insight Brock White and Dustin Monke discuss Donald Trump's visit to North Dakota and Dustin talks with president of the North Dakota Petroleum Council, Ron Ness. Police Blotter: Watford City woman cited for theft at Wal-Mart
A 55-year-old Watford City woman was cited for theft after stealing $244.99 worth of items from Wal-Mart on Wednesday evening. Jahner's bat, arm help Dickinson High defeat Fargo North in Class A softball first round There is no questioning the power of Dickinson High pitcher Madi Jahner. And on Thursday afternoon, there was no issue with her control, either. That spelled doom and gloom for Fargo North. Jahner struck out 11 and walked just two in a 9-0 shutout in the first round of the North Dakota Class A softball tournament.Here’s some of our top stories from Friday’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.Medora Musical kicks off summer with cast changes
The Medora Musical kicks off its 51st season today with a few changes in store this year at the Burning Hills Amphitheatre “We put a lot of time last year in remember the past 50 years and now it’s about looking forward,” said Chet Wollan, the show’s new narrator and co-host alongside Bill Sorensen. Wollan was a Burning Hills Singer for nine years and is no stranger to the “The Greatest Show in the West.”State Avenue bridge to open to motorists by late summer[[{"type":"media","view_mode":"media_preview","fid":"2576875","attributes":{"alt":"","class":"media-image","height":"180","title":"","width":"180"}}]]The Dickinson State Avenue railroad overpass bridge is on track for a mid-October completion date, though motorists will have access by the end of the summer.Nick Ames, Ames Construction project engineer, said crews had finished the substructure of the bridge “a little sooner” than first expected due to a short and mild winter. Despite that, work is still following its original timetable.Ames said the third phase of work on the bridge’s support walls is nearly complete and the overpass will be ready for use by drivers on August 31. Hettinger hospital gains new leader as CEO retires after 33 years[[{"type":"media","view_mode":"media_preview","fid":"2576874","attributes":{"alt":"","class":"media-image","height":"180","title":"","width":"180"}}]]Matthew Shahan worked at West River Health Services in the IT department before deciding he wanted to jump into administrative work. After working at the Glendive Medical Center in Montana as a clinic administrator since March 2014, he moved back to Hettinger to assume the role as West River’s CEO on April 4. Jim Long, who was the hospital’s CEO for 33 years, had been mentoring him as a consultant until Thursday when he finally hung his hat up and stepped into retirement. “I’ve enjoyed my 33 years here,” Long said. “I’ve seen a heck of a lot of change and expect more in the future.” Insight: June 2, 2016[[{"type":"media","view_mode":"media_preview","fid":"2576870","attributes":{"alt":"","class":"media-image","height":"180","title":"","width":"180"}}]]On this week's Insight Brock White and Dustin Monke discuss Donald Trump's visit to North Dakota and Dustin talks with president of the North Dakota Petroleum Council, Ron Ness.Police Blotter: Watford City woman cited for theft at Wal-Mart[[{"type":"media","view_mode":"media_preview","fid":"2576872","attributes":{"alt":"","class":"media-image","height":"180","title":"","width":"180"}}]]A 55-year-old Watford City woman was cited for theft after stealing $244.99 worth of items from Wal-Mart on Wednesday evening.Jahner's bat, arm help Dickinson High defeat Fargo North in Class A softball first roundThere is no questioning the power of Dickinson High pitcher Madi Jahner. And on Thursday afternoon, there was no issue with her control, either.That spelled doom and gloom for Fargo North. Jahner struck out 11 and walked just two in a 9-0 shutout in the first round of the North Dakota Class A softball tournament.Here’s some of our top stories from Friday’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.Medora Musical kicks off summer with cast changes[[{"type":"media","view_mode":"media_preview","fid":"2576878","attributes":{"alt":"","class":"media-image","height":"180","title":"","width":"180"}}]]The Medora Musical kicks off its 51st season today with a few changes in store this year at the Burning Hills Amphitheatre “We put a lot of time last year in remember the past 50 years and now it’s about looking forward,” said Chet Wollan, the show’s new narrator and co-host alongside Bill Sorensen. Wollan was a Burning Hills Singer for nine years and is no stranger to the “The Greatest Show in the West.”State Avenue bridge to open to motorists by late summer
The Dickinson State Avenue railroad overpass bridge is on track for a mid-October completion date, though motorists will have access by the end of the summer.Nick Ames, Ames Construction project engineer, said crews had finished the substructure of the bridge “a little sooner” than first expected due to a short and mild winter. Despite that, work is still following its original timetable.Ames said the third phase of work on the bridge’s support walls is nearly complete and the overpass will be ready for use by drivers on August 31. Hettinger hospital gains new leader as CEO retires after 33 years[[{"type":"media","view_mode":"media_preview","fid":"2576874","attributes":{"alt":"","class":"media-image","height":"180","title":"","width":"180"}}]]Matthew Shahan worked at West River Health Services in the IT department before deciding he wanted to jump into administrative work. After working at the Glendive Medical Center in Montana as a clinic administrator since March 2014, he moved back to Hettinger to assume the role as West River’s CEO on April 4. Jim Long, who was the hospital’s CEO for 33 years, had been mentoring him as a consultant until Thursday when he finally hung his hat up and stepped into retirement. “I’ve enjoyed my 33 years here,” Long said. “I’ve seen a heck of a lot of change and expect more in the future.” Insight: June 2, 2016[[{"type":"media","view_mode":"media_preview","fid":"2576870","attributes":{"alt":"","class":"media-image","height":"180","title":"","width":"180"}}]]On this week's Insight Brock White and Dustin Monke discuss Donald Trump's visit to North Dakota and Dustin talks with president of the North Dakota Petroleum Council, Ron Ness.Police Blotter: Watford City woman cited for theft at Wal-Mart[[{"type":"media","view_mode":"media_preview","fid":"2576872","attributes":{"alt":"","class":"media-image","height":"180","title":"","width":"180"}}]]A 55-year-old Watford City woman was cited for theft after stealing $244.99 worth of items from Wal-Mart on Wednesday evening.Jahner's bat, arm help Dickinson High defeat Fargo North in Class A softball first roundThere is no questioning the power of Dickinson High pitcher Madi Jahner. And on Thursday afternoon, there was no issue with her control, either.That spelled doom and gloom for Fargo North. Jahner struck out 11 and walked just two in a 9-0 shutout in the first round of the North Dakota Class A softball tournament.Here’s some of our top stories from Friday’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.Medora Musical kicks off summer with cast changes[[{"type":"media","view_mode":"media_preview","fid":"2576878","attributes":{"alt":"","class":"media-image","height":"180","title":"","width":"180"}}]]The Medora Musical kicks off its 51st season today with a few changes in store this year at the Burning Hills Amphitheatre “We put a lot of time last year in remember the past 50 years and now it’s about looking forward,” said Chet Wollan, the show’s new narrator and co-host alongside Bill Sorensen. Wollan was a Burning Hills Singer for nine years and is no stranger to the “The Greatest Show in the West.”State Avenue bridge to open to motorists by late summer[[{"type":"media","view_mode":"media_preview","fid":"2576875","attributes":{"alt":"","class":"media-image","height":"180","title":"","width":"180"}}]]The Dickinson State Avenue railroad overpass bridge is on track for a mid-October completion date, though motorists will have access by the end of the summer.Nick Ames, Ames Construction project engineer, said crews had finished the substructure of the bridge “a little sooner” than first expected due to a short and mild winter. Despite that, work is still following its original timetable.Ames said the third phase of work on the bridge’s support walls is nearly complete and the overpass will be ready for use by drivers on August 31. Hettinger hospital gains new leader as CEO retires after 33 years
Matthew Shahan worked at West River Health Services in the IT department before deciding he wanted to jump into administrative work. After working at the Glendive Medical Center in Montana as a clinic administrator since March 2014, he moved back to Hettinger to assume the role as West River’s CEO on April 4. Jim Long, who was the hospital’s CEO for 33 years, had been mentoring him as a consultant until Thursday when he finally hung his hat up and stepped into retirement. “I’ve enjoyed my 33 years here,” Long said. “I’ve seen a heck of a lot of change and expect more in the future.” Insight: June 2, 2016[[{"type":"media","view_mode":"media_preview","fid":"2576870","attributes":{"alt":"","class":"media-image","height":"180","title":"","width":"180"}}]]On this week's Insight Brock White and Dustin Monke discuss Donald Trump's visit to North Dakota and Dustin talks with president of the North Dakota Petroleum Council, Ron Ness.Police Blotter: Watford City woman cited for theft at Wal-Mart[[{"type":"media","view_mode":"media_preview","fid":"2576872","attributes":{"alt":"","class":"media-image","height":"180","title":"","width":"180"}}]]A 55-year-old Watford City woman was cited for theft after stealing $244.99 worth of items from Wal-Mart on Wednesday evening.Jahner's bat, arm help Dickinson High defeat Fargo North in Class A softball first roundThere is no questioning the power of Dickinson High pitcher Madi Jahner. And on Thursday afternoon, there was no issue with her control, either.That spelled doom and gloom for Fargo North. Jahner struck out 11 and walked just two in a 9-0 shutout in the first round of the North Dakota Class A softball tournament.Here’s some of our top stories from Friday’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.Medora Musical kicks off summer with cast changes[[{"type":"media","view_mode":"media_preview","fid":"2576878","attributes":{"alt":"","class":"media-image","height":"180","title":"","width":"180"}}]]The Medora Musical kicks off its 51st season today with a few changes in store this year at the Burning Hills Amphitheatre “We put a lot of time last year in remember the past 50 years and now it’s about looking forward,” said Chet Wollan, the show’s new narrator and co-host alongside Bill Sorensen. Wollan was a Burning Hills Singer for nine years and is no stranger to the “The Greatest Show in the West.”State Avenue bridge to open to motorists by late summer[[{"type":"media","view_mode":"media_preview","fid":"2576875","attributes":{"alt":"","class":"media-image","height":"180","title":"","width":"180"}}]]The Dickinson State Avenue railroad overpass bridge is on track for a mid-October completion date, though motorists will have access by the end of the summer.Nick Ames, Ames Construction project engineer, said crews had finished the substructure of the bridge “a little sooner” than first expected due to a short and mild winter. Despite that, work is still following its original timetable.Ames said the third phase of work on the bridge’s support walls is nearly complete and the overpass will be ready for use by drivers on August 31. Hettinger hospital gains new leader as CEO retires after 33 years[[{"type":"media","view_mode":"media_preview","fid":"2576874","attributes":{"alt":"","class":"media-image","height":"180","title":"","width":"180"}}]]Matthew Shahan worked at West River Health Services in the IT department before deciding he wanted to jump into administrative work. After working at the Glendive Medical Center in Montana as a clinic administrator since March 2014, he moved back to Hettinger to assume the role as West River’s CEO on April 4. Jim Long, who was the hospital’s CEO for 33 years, had been mentoring him as a consultant until Thursday when he finally hung his hat up and stepped into retirement. “I’ve enjoyed my 33 years here,” Long said. “I’ve seen a heck of a lot of change and expect more in the future.” Insight: June 2, 2016
On this week's Insight Brock White and Dustin Monke discuss Donald Trump's visit to North Dakota and Dustin talks with president of the North Dakota Petroleum Council, Ron Ness.Police Blotter: Watford City woman cited for theft at Wal-Mart[[{"type":"media","view_mode":"media_preview","fid":"2576872","attributes":{"alt":"","class":"media-image","height":"180","title":"","width":"180"}}]]A 55-year-old Watford City woman was cited for theft after stealing $244.99 worth of items from Wal-Mart on Wednesday evening.Jahner's bat, arm help Dickinson High defeat Fargo North in Class A softball first roundThere is no questioning the power of Dickinson High pitcher Madi Jahner. And on Thursday afternoon, there was no issue with her control, either.That spelled doom and gloom for Fargo North. Jahner struck out 11 and walked just two in a 9-0 shutout in the first round of the North Dakota Class A softball tournament.Here’s some of our top stories from Friday’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.Medora Musical kicks off summer with cast changes[[{"type":"media","view_mode":"media_preview","fid":"2576878","attributes":{"alt":"","class":"media-image","height":"180","title":"","width":"180"}}]]The Medora Musical kicks off its 51st season today with a few changes in store this year at the Burning Hills Amphitheatre “We put a lot of time last year in remember the past 50 years and now it’s about looking forward,” said Chet Wollan, the show’s new narrator and co-host alongside Bill Sorensen. Wollan was a Burning Hills Singer for nine years and is no stranger to the “The Greatest Show in the West.”State Avenue bridge to open to motorists by late summer[[{"type":"media","view_mode":"media_preview","fid":"2576875","attributes":{"alt":"","class":"media-image","height":"180","title":"","width":"180"}}]]The Dickinson State Avenue railroad overpass bridge is on track for a mid-October completion date, though motorists will have access by the end of the summer.Nick Ames, Ames Construction project engineer, said crews had finished the substructure of the bridge “a little sooner” than first expected due to a short and mild winter. Despite that, work is still following its original timetable.Ames said the third phase of work on the bridge’s support walls is nearly complete and the overpass will be ready for use by drivers on August 31. Hettinger hospital gains new leader as CEO retires after 33 years[[{"type":"media","view_mode":"media_preview","fid":"2576874","attributes":{"alt":"","class":"media-image","height":"180","title":"","width":"180"}}]]Matthew Shahan worked at West River Health Services in the IT department before deciding he wanted to jump into administrative work. After working at the Glendive Medical Center in Montana as a clinic administrator since March 2014, he moved back to Hettinger to assume the role as West River’s CEO on April 4. Jim Long, who was the hospital’s CEO for 33 years, had been mentoring him as a consultant until Thursday when he finally hung his hat up and stepped into retirement. “I’ve enjoyed my 33 years here,” Long said. “I’ve seen a heck of a lot of change and expect more in the future.” Insight: June 2, 2016[[{"type":"media","view_mode":"media_preview","fid":"2576870","attributes":{"alt":"","class":"media-image","height":"180","title":"","width":"180"}}]]On this week's Insight Brock White and Dustin Monke discuss Donald Trump's visit to North Dakota and Dustin talks with president of the North Dakota Petroleum Council, Ron Ness.Police Blotter: Watford City woman cited for theft at Wal-Mart
A 55-year-old Watford City woman was cited for theft after stealing $244.99 worth of items from Wal-Mart on Wednesday evening.Jahner's bat, arm help Dickinson High defeat Fargo North in Class A softball first roundThere is no questioning the power of Dickinson High pitcher Madi Jahner. And on Thursday afternoon, there was no issue with her control, either.That spelled doom and gloom for Fargo North. Jahner struck out 11 and walked just two in a 9-0 shutout in the first round of the North Dakota Class A softball tournament.

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