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Press Pass: Sunday February 14, 2016

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Here’s some of our top stories from Sunday’s edition. It’s your Press Pass to some of the best stories we bring you every day. Want your Press Pass fast? Download our app from the App Store and sign up for our email alerts. SUNDAY’S FRONT PAGE New Watford high school allows ‘room to grow’: In heart of the Bakken, $53 million building opens this week
Students in Watford City will say goodbye to crowded hallways and portable classrooms as they transition to a newly constructed high school this week. The completion of the $53 million school marks a new era for the school district that has seen enrollment nearly triple since the beginning of the Bakken oil boom. Students in grades 7-12 will begin attending classes on Tuesday in the new 163,000-square-foot building, freeing up space in the district’s other two buildings for elementary grades. Hawks Point may go up for sheriff’s sale The Hawks Point retirement community in Dickinson could go up for sheriff’s sale in the near future. An order signed Friday in Southwest District Court granted foreclosure on four commercial real estate mortgages, including debts owed on the retirement community on the Dickinson State University campus, made out to Dickinson Investments, the ownership company for Hawks Point. Date set for Moszer funeral The Fargo Police Department and the family of Officer Jason Moszer, who was killed in an eight-hour standoff that started Wednesday night, have set a date for his funeral. The funeral will be held at 1 p.m., Feb. 22, at Scheels Arena in Fargo. PROGRESS New Richardton Nursing Home on track to open its doors in May [[{"type":"media","view_mode":"media_preview","fid":"2323123","attributes":{"alt":"","class":"media-image","height":"180","title":"","typeof":"foaf:Image","width":"180"}}]]The new Richardton Nursing Home is nearing completion. Replacing the old nursing home near Assumption Abbey on the north end of town, the new $6.2 million, 24-bed facility west of the town along Highway 8 is looking at a tentative completion date of May 1. “Going over here, I anticipate that we will fill all 24 of those beds right away, because we have a waiting list at the moment,” said Marilyn Rippy, the director of nursing for the Richardton Health Center, which includes the nearby Richardton Health Clinic. Booming bedroom communities: Small towns near Dickinson offer a quieter and cheaper living for area residents [[{"type":"media","view_mode":"media_preview","fid":"2323122","attributes":{"alt":"","class":"media-image","height":"180","title":"","typeof":"foaf:Image","width":"180"}}]]Sitting just 12 miles northwest of Dickinson is the small town of New Hradec. With a population of just around 70 people, it isn’t exactly big-city living. But residents there say they like it that way. Alice Bezdicek was born and raised in New Hradec and has seen her small town change a lot over the years. But she said that through it all a couple of things have remained the same: the people and the quiet. On the menu: St. Joseph’s nutrition specialists happy about changes that came with new hospital [[{"type":"media","view_mode":"media_preview","fid":"2323121","attributes":{"alt":"","class":"media-image","height":"180","title":"","typeof":"foaf:Image","width":"180"}}]]More was expected of CHI St. Joseph’s Health when it moved into its new state-of-the-art, $100 million facility in December 2014. The food served to patients and visitors was no exception to that, said registered dietician Darcy Stafford, the hospital’s coordinator of food and nutrition services. SPORTS Dickinson High Midgets boys hockey shuts out Williston The Dickinson High boys hockey team picked up a lopsided win Saturday, besting Williston 7-0. Dickinson junior Jerzy Martin scored a hat trick for the Midgets, and senior Michael McChesney and freshman Ryan Bren each scored two goals. Junior goaltender Greg Haataja stopped 13 shots in the shutout victory. DSU Blue Hawks men’s, women’s track and field break 23 personal records at SDSU Indoor Classic [[{"type":"media","view_mode":"media_preview","fid":"2323120","attributes":{"alt":"","class":"media-image","height":"180","title":"","typeof":"foaf:Image","width":"180"}}]]For Chris Creal, one personal record is a good day. The Dickinson State head men’s and women’s indoor track and field coach got more than that Saturday. The Blue Hawks recorded 23 personal bests after the second day of the South Dakota State Indoor Classic. “We’re definitely walking away with a very positive feel from this week,” Creal said. “This was us going to a major competition one week before conference.” Here’s some of our top stories from Sunday’s edition. It’s your Press Pass to some of the best stories we bring you every day. Want your Press Pass fast? Download our app from the App Store and sign up for our email alerts. SUNDAY’S FRONT PAGE New Watford high school allows ‘room to grow’: In heart of the Bakken, $53 million building opens this week [[{"type":"media","view_mode":"media_preview","fid":"2323124","attributes":{"alt":"","class":"media-image","height":"180","title":"","typeof":"foaf:Image","width":"180"}}]]Students in Watford City will say goodbye to crowded hallways and portable classrooms as they transition to a newly constructed high school this week. The completion of the $53 million school marks a new era for the school district that has seen enrollment nearly triple since the beginning of the Bakken oil boom. Students in grades 7-12 will begin attending classes on Tuesday in the new 163,000-square-foot building, freeing up space in the district’s other two buildings for elementary grades. Hawks Point may go up for sheriff’s sale The Hawks Point retirement community in Dickinson could go up for sheriff’s sale in the near future. An order signed Friday in Southwest District Court granted foreclosure on four commercial real estate mortgages, including debts owed on the retirement community on the Dickinson State University campus, made out to Dickinson Investments, the ownership company for Hawks Point. Date set for Moszer funeral The Fargo Police Department and the family of Officer Jason Moszer, who was killed in an eight-hour standoff that started Wednesday night, have set a date for his funeral. The funeral will be held at 1 p.m., Feb. 22, at Scheels Arena in Fargo. PROGRESS New Richardton Nursing Home on track to open its doors in May
The new Richardton Nursing Home is nearing completion. Replacing the old nursing home near Assumption Abbey on the north end of town, the new $6.2 million, 24-bed facility west of the town along Highway 8 is looking at a tentative completion date of May 1. “Going over here, I anticipate that we will fill all 24 of those beds right away, because we have a waiting list at the moment,” said Marilyn Rippy, the director of nursing for the Richardton Health Center, which includes the nearby Richardton Health Clinic. Booming bedroom communities: Small towns near Dickinson offer a quieter and cheaper living for area residents [[{"type":"media","view_mode":"media_preview","fid":"2323122","attributes":{"alt":"","class":"media-image","height":"180","title":"","typeof":"foaf:Image","width":"180"}}]]Sitting just 12 miles northwest of Dickinson is the small town of New Hradec. With a population of just around 70 people, it isn’t exactly big-city living. But residents there say they like it that way. Alice Bezdicek was born and raised in New Hradec and has seen her small town change a lot over the years. But she said that through it all a couple of things have remained the same: the people and the quiet. On the menu: St. Joseph’s nutrition specialists happy about changes that came with new hospital [[{"type":"media","view_mode":"media_preview","fid":"2323121","attributes":{"alt":"","class":"media-image","height":"180","title":"","typeof":"foaf:Image","width":"180"}}]]More was expected of CHI St. Joseph’s Health when it moved into its new state-of-the-art, $100 million facility in December 2014. The food served to patients and visitors was no exception to that, said registered dietician Darcy Stafford, the hospital’s coordinator of food and nutrition services. SPORTS Dickinson High Midgets boys hockey shuts out Williston The Dickinson High boys hockey team picked up a lopsided win Saturday, besting Williston 7-0. Dickinson junior Jerzy Martin scored a hat trick for the Midgets, and senior Michael McChesney and freshman Ryan Bren each scored two goals. Junior goaltender Greg Haataja stopped 13 shots in the shutout victory. DSU Blue Hawks men’s, women’s track and field break 23 personal records at SDSU Indoor Classic [[{"type":"media","view_mode":"media_preview","fid":"2323120","attributes":{"alt":"","class":"media-image","height":"180","title":"","typeof":"foaf:Image","width":"180"}}]]For Chris Creal, one personal record is a good day. The Dickinson State head men’s and women’s indoor track and field coach got more than that Saturday. The Blue Hawks recorded 23 personal bests after the second day of the South Dakota State Indoor Classic. “We’re definitely walking away with a very positive feel from this week,” Creal said. “This was us going to a major competition one week before conference.” Here’s some of our top stories from Sunday’s edition. It’s your Press Pass to some of the best stories we bring you every day. Want your Press Pass fast? Download our app from the App Store and sign up for our email alerts. SUNDAY’S FRONT PAGE New Watford high school allows ‘room to grow’: In heart of the Bakken, $53 million building opens this week [[{"type":"media","view_mode":"media_preview","fid":"2323124","attributes":{"alt":"","class":"media-image","height":"180","title":"","typeof":"foaf:Image","width":"180"}}]]Students in Watford City will say goodbye to crowded hallways and portable classrooms as they transition to a newly constructed high school this week. The completion of the $53 million school marks a new era for the school district that has seen enrollment nearly triple since the beginning of the Bakken oil boom. Students in grades 7-12 will begin attending classes on Tuesday in the new 163,000-square-foot building, freeing up space in the district’s other two buildings for elementary grades. Hawks Point may go up for sheriff’s sale The Hawks Point retirement community in Dickinson could go up for sheriff’s sale in the near future. An order signed Friday in Southwest District Court granted foreclosure on four commercial real estate mortgages, including debts owed on the retirement community on the Dickinson State University campus, made out to Dickinson Investments, the ownership company for Hawks Point. Date set for Moszer funeral The Fargo Police Department and the family of Officer Jason Moszer, who was killed in an eight-hour standoff that started Wednesday night, have set a date for his funeral. The funeral will be held at 1 p.m., Feb. 22, at Scheels Arena in Fargo. PROGRESS New Richardton Nursing Home on track to open its doors in May [[{"type":"media","view_mode":"media_preview","fid":"2323123","attributes":{"alt":"","class":"media-image","height":"180","title":"","typeof":"foaf:Image","width":"180"}}]]The new Richardton Nursing Home is nearing completion. Replacing the old nursing home near Assumption Abbey on the north end of town, the new $6.2 million, 24-bed facility west of the town along Highway 8 is looking at a tentative completion date of May 1. “Going over here, I anticipate that we will fill all 24 of those beds right away, because we have a waiting list at the moment,” said Marilyn Rippy, the director of nursing for the Richardton Health Center, which includes the nearby Richardton Health Clinic. Booming bedroom communities: Small towns near Dickinson offer a quieter and cheaper living for area residents
Sitting just 12 miles northwest of Dickinson is the small town of New Hradec. With a population of just around 70 people, it isn’t exactly big-city living. But residents there say they like it that way. Alice Bezdicek was born and raised in New Hradec and has seen her small town change a lot over the years. But she said that through it all a couple of things have remained the same: the people and the quiet. On the menu: St. Joseph’s nutrition specialists happy about changes that came with new hospital [[{"type":"media","view_mode":"media_preview","fid":"2323121","attributes":{"alt":"","class":"media-image","height":"180","title":"","typeof":"foaf:Image","width":"180"}}]]More was expected of CHI St. Joseph’s Health when it moved into its new state-of-the-art, $100 million facility in December 2014. The food served to patients and visitors was no exception to that, said registered dietician Darcy Stafford, the hospital’s coordinator of food and nutrition services. SPORTS Dickinson High Midgets boys hockey shuts out Williston The Dickinson High boys hockey team picked up a lopsided win Saturday, besting Williston 7-0. Dickinson junior Jerzy Martin scored a hat trick for the Midgets, and senior Michael McChesney and freshman Ryan Bren each scored two goals. Junior goaltender Greg Haataja stopped 13 shots in the shutout victory. DSU Blue Hawks men’s, women’s track and field break 23 personal records at SDSU Indoor Classic [[{"type":"media","view_mode":"media_preview","fid":"2323120","attributes":{"alt":"","class":"media-image","height":"180","title":"","typeof":"foaf:Image","width":"180"}}]]For Chris Creal, one personal record is a good day. The Dickinson State head men’s and women’s indoor track and field coach got more than that Saturday. The Blue Hawks recorded 23 personal bests after the second day of the South Dakota State Indoor Classic. “We’re definitely walking away with a very positive feel from this week,” Creal said. “This was us going to a major competition one week before conference.” Here’s some of our top stories from Sunday’s edition. It’s your Press Pass to some of the best stories we bring you every day. Want your Press Pass fast? Download our app from the App Store and sign up for our email alerts. SUNDAY’S FRONT PAGE New Watford high school allows ‘room to grow’: In heart of the Bakken, $53 million building opens this week [[{"type":"media","view_mode":"media_preview","fid":"2323124","attributes":{"alt":"","class":"media-image","height":"180","title":"","typeof":"foaf:Image","width":"180"}}]]Students in Watford City will say goodbye to crowded hallways and portable classrooms as they transition to a newly constructed high school this week. The completion of the $53 million school marks a new era for the school district that has seen enrollment nearly triple since the beginning of the Bakken oil boom. Students in grades 7-12 will begin attending classes on Tuesday in the new 163,000-square-foot building, freeing up space in the district’s other two buildings for elementary grades. Hawks Point may go up for sheriff’s sale The Hawks Point retirement community in Dickinson could go up for sheriff’s sale in the near future. An order signed Friday in Southwest District Court granted foreclosure on four commercial real estate mortgages, including debts owed on the retirement community on the Dickinson State University campus, made out to Dickinson Investments, the ownership company for Hawks Point. Date set for Moszer funeral The Fargo Police Department and the family of Officer Jason Moszer, who was killed in an eight-hour standoff that started Wednesday night, have set a date for his funeral. The funeral will be held at 1 p.m., Feb. 22, at Scheels Arena in Fargo. PROGRESS New Richardton Nursing Home on track to open its doors in May [[{"type":"media","view_mode":"media_preview","fid":"2323123","attributes":{"alt":"","class":"media-image","height":"180","title":"","typeof":"foaf:Image","width":"180"}}]]The new Richardton Nursing Home is nearing completion. Replacing the old nursing home near Assumption Abbey on the north end of town, the new $6.2 million, 24-bed facility west of the town along Highway 8 is looking at a tentative completion date of May 1. “Going over here, I anticipate that we will fill all 24 of those beds right away, because we have a waiting list at the moment,” said Marilyn Rippy, the director of nursing for the Richardton Health Center, which includes the nearby Richardton Health Clinic. Booming bedroom communities: Small towns near Dickinson offer a quieter and cheaper living for area residents [[{"type":"media","view_mode":"media_preview","fid":"2323122","attributes":{"alt":"","class":"media-image","height":"180","title":"","typeof":"foaf:Image","width":"180"}}]]Sitting just 12 miles northwest of Dickinson is the small town of New Hradec. With a population of just around 70 people, it isn’t exactly big-city living. But residents there say they like it that way. Alice Bezdicek was born and raised in New Hradec and has seen her small town change a lot over the years. But she said that through it all a couple of things have remained the same: the people and the quiet. On the menu: St. Joseph’s nutrition specialists happy about changes that came with new hospital
More was expected of CHI St. Joseph’s Health when it moved into its new state-of-the-art, $100 million facility in December 2014. The food served to patients and visitors was no exception to that, said registered dietician Darcy Stafford, the hospital’s coordinator of food and nutrition services. SPORTS Dickinson High Midgets boys hockey shuts out Williston The Dickinson High boys hockey team picked up a lopsided win Saturday, besting Williston 7-0. Dickinson junior Jerzy Martin scored a hat trick for the Midgets, and senior Michael McChesney and freshman Ryan Bren each scored two goals. Junior goaltender Greg Haataja stopped 13 shots in the shutout victory. DSU Blue Hawks men’s, women’s track and field break 23 personal records at SDSU Indoor Classic [[{"type":"media","view_mode":"media_preview","fid":"2323120","attributes":{"alt":"","class":"media-image","height":"180","title":"","typeof":"foaf:Image","width":"180"}}]]For Chris Creal, one personal record is a good day. The Dickinson State head men’s and women’s indoor track and field coach got more than that Saturday. The Blue Hawks recorded 23 personal bests after the second day of the South Dakota State Indoor Classic. “We’re definitely walking away with a very positive feel from this week,” Creal said. “This was us going to a major competition one week before conference.” Here’s some of our top stories from Sunday’s edition. It’s your Press Pass to some of the best stories we bring you every day. Want your Press Pass fast? Download our app from the App Store and sign up for our email alerts. SUNDAY’S FRONT PAGE New Watford high school allows ‘room to grow’: In heart of the Bakken, $53 million building opens this week [[{"type":"media","view_mode":"media_preview","fid":"2323124","attributes":{"alt":"","class":"media-image","height":"180","title":"","typeof":"foaf:Image","width":"180"}}]]Students in Watford City will say goodbye to crowded hallways and portable classrooms as they transition to a newly constructed high school this week. The completion of the $53 million school marks a new era for the school district that has seen enrollment nearly triple since the beginning of the Bakken oil boom. Students in grades 7-12 will begin attending classes on Tuesday in the new 163,000-square-foot building, freeing up space in the district’s other two buildings for elementary grades. Hawks Point may go up for sheriff’s sale The Hawks Point retirement community in Dickinson could go up for sheriff’s sale in the near future. An order signed Friday in Southwest District Court granted foreclosure on four commercial real estate mortgages, including debts owed on the retirement community on the Dickinson State University campus, made out to Dickinson Investments, the ownership company for Hawks Point. Date set for Moszer funeral The Fargo Police Department and the family of Officer Jason Moszer, who was killed in an eight-hour standoff that started Wednesday night, have set a date for his funeral. The funeral will be held at 1 p.m., Feb. 22, at Scheels Arena in Fargo. PROGRESS New Richardton Nursing Home on track to open its doors in May [[{"type":"media","view_mode":"media_preview","fid":"2323123","attributes":{"alt":"","class":"media-image","height":"180","title":"","typeof":"foaf:Image","width":"180"}}]]The new Richardton Nursing Home is nearing completion. Replacing the old nursing home near Assumption Abbey on the north end of town, the new $6.2 million, 24-bed facility west of the town along Highway 8 is looking at a tentative completion date of May 1. “Going over here, I anticipate that we will fill all 24 of those beds right away, because we have a waiting list at the moment,” said Marilyn Rippy, the director of nursing for the Richardton Health Center, which includes the nearby Richardton Health Clinic. Booming bedroom communities: Small towns near Dickinson offer a quieter and cheaper living for area residents [[{"type":"media","view_mode":"media_preview","fid":"2323122","attributes":{"alt":"","class":"media-image","height":"180","title":"","typeof":"foaf:Image","width":"180"}}]]Sitting just 12 miles northwest of Dickinson is the small town of New Hradec. With a population of just around 70 people, it isn’t exactly big-city living. But residents there say they like it that way. Alice Bezdicek was born and raised in New Hradec and has seen her small town change a lot over the years. But she said that through it all a couple of things have remained the same: the people and the quiet. On the menu: St. Joseph’s nutrition specialists happy about changes that came with new hospital [[{"type":"media","view_mode":"media_preview","fid":"2323121","attributes":{"alt":"","class":"media-image","height":"180","title":"","typeof":"foaf:Image","width":"180"}}]]More was expected of CHI St. Joseph’s Health when it moved into its new state-of-the-art, $100 million facility in December 2014. The food served to patients and visitors was no exception to that, said registered dietician Darcy Stafford, the hospital’s coordinator of food and nutrition services. SPORTS Dickinson High Midgets boys hockey shuts out Williston The Dickinson High boys hockey team picked up a lopsided win Saturday, besting Williston 7-0. Dickinson junior Jerzy Martin scored a hat trick for the Midgets, and senior Michael McChesney and freshman Ryan Bren each scored two goals. Junior goaltender Greg Haataja stopped 13 shots in the shutout victory. DSU Blue Hawks men’s, women’s track and field break 23 personal records at SDSU Indoor Classic
For Chris Creal, one personal record is a good day. The Dickinson State head men’s and women’s indoor track and field coach got more than that Saturday. The Blue Hawks recorded 23 personal bests after the second day of the South Dakota State Indoor Classic. “We’re definitely walking away with a very positive feel from this week,” Creal said. “This was us going to a major competition one week before conference.” Here’s some of our top stories from Sunday’s edition. It’s your Press Pass to some of the best stories we bring you every day. Want your Press Pass fast? Download our app from the App Store and sign up for our email alerts.SUNDAY’S FRONT PAGENew Watford high school allows ‘room to grow’: In heart of the Bakken, $53 million building opens this week
Students in Watford City will say goodbye to crowded hallways and portable classrooms as they transition to a newly constructed high school this week.The completion of the $53 million school marks a new era for the school district that has seen enrollment nearly triple since the beginning of the Bakken oil boom.Students in grades 7-12 will begin attending classes on Tuesday in the new 163,000-square-foot building, freeing up space in the district’s other two buildings for elementary grades.Hawks Point may go up for sheriff’s saleThe Hawks Point retirement community in Dickinson could go up for sheriff’s sale in the near future.An order signed Friday in Southwest District Court granted foreclosure on four commercial real estate mortgages, including debts owed on the retirement community on the Dickinson State University campus, made out to Dickinson Investments, the ownership company for Hawks Point.Date set for Moszer funeralThe Fargo Police Department and the family of Officer Jason Moszer, who was killed in an eight-hour standoff that started Wednesday night, have set a date for his funeral.The funeral will be held at 1 p.m., Feb. 22, at Scheels Arena in Fargo.PROGRESSNew Richardton Nursing Home on track to open its doors in May [[{"type":"media","view_mode":"media_preview","fid":"2323123","attributes":{"alt":"","class":"media-image","height":"180","title":"","typeof":"foaf:Image","width":"180"}}]]The new Richardton Nursing Home is nearing completion.Replacing the old nursing home near Assumption Abbey on the north end of town, the new $6.2 million, 24-bed facility west of the town along Highway 8 is looking at a tentative completion date of May 1.“Going over here, I anticipate that we will fill all 24 of those beds right away, because we have a waiting list at the moment,” said Marilyn Rippy, the director of nursing for theRichardton Health Center, which includes the nearby Richardton Health Clinic.Booming bedroom communities: Small towns near Dickinson offer a quieter and cheaper living for area residents[[{"type":"media","view_mode":"media_preview","fid":"2323122","attributes":{"alt":"","class":"media-image","height":"180","title":"","typeof":"foaf:Image","width":"180"}}]]Sitting just 12 miles northwest of Dickinson is the small town of New Hradec.With a population of just around 70 people, it isn’t exactly big-city living. But residents there say they like it that way.Alice Bezdicek was born and raised in New Hradec and has seen her small town change a lot over the years. But she said that through it all a couple of things have remained the same: the people and the quiet.On the menu: St. Joseph’s nutrition specialists happy about changes that came with new hospital[[{"type":"media","view_mode":"media_preview","fid":"2323121","attributes":{"alt":"","class":"media-image","height":"180","title":"","typeof":"foaf:Image","width":"180"}}]]More was expected of CHI St. Joseph’s Health when it moved into its new state-of-the-art, $100 million facility in December 2014.The food served to patients and visitors was no exception to that, said registered dietician Darcy Stafford, the hospital’s coordinator of food and nutrition services.SPORTSDickinson High Midgets boys hockey shuts out WillistonThe Dickinson High boys hockey team picked up a lopsided win Saturday, besting Williston 7-0.Dickinson junior Jerzy Martin scored a hat trick for the Midgets, and senior Michael McChesney and freshman Ryan Bren each scored two goals.Junior goaltender Greg Haataja stopped 13 shots in the shutout victory.DSU Blue Hawks men’s, women’s track and field break 23 personal records at SDSU Indoor Classic[[{"type":"media","view_mode":"media_preview","fid":"2323120","attributes":{"alt":"","class":"media-image","height":"180","title":"","typeof":"foaf:Image","width":"180"}}]]For Chris Creal, one personal record is a good day.The Dickinson State head men’s and women’s indoor track and field coach got more than that Saturday.The Blue Hawks recorded 23 personal bests after the second day of the South Dakota State Indoor Classic.“We’re definitely walking away with a very positive feel from this week,” Creal said. “This was us going to a major competition one week before conference.”Here’s some of our top stories from Sunday’s edition. It’s your Press Pass to some of the best stories we bring you every day. Want your Press Pass fast? Download our app from the App Store and sign up for our email alerts.SUNDAY’S FRONT PAGENew Watford high school allows ‘room to grow’: In heart of the Bakken, $53 million building opens this week[[{"type":"media","view_mode":"media_preview","fid":"2323124","attributes":{"alt":"","class":"media-image","height":"180","title":"","typeof":"foaf:Image","width":"180"}}]]Students in Watford City will say goodbye to crowded hallways and portable classrooms as they transition to a newly constructed high school this week.The completion of the $53 million school marks a new era for the school district that has seen enrollment nearly triple since the beginning of the Bakken oil boom.Students in grades 7-12 will begin attending classes on Tuesday in the new 163,000-square-foot building, freeing up space in the district’s other two buildings for elementary grades.Hawks Point may go up for sheriff’s saleThe Hawks Point retirement community in Dickinson could go up for sheriff’s sale in the near future.An order signed Friday in Southwest District Court granted foreclosure on four commercial real estate mortgages, including debts owed on the retirement community on the Dickinson State University campus, made out to Dickinson Investments, the ownership company for Hawks Point.Date set for Moszer funeralThe Fargo Police Department and the family of Officer Jason Moszer, who was killed in an eight-hour standoff that started Wednesday night, have set a date for his funeral.The funeral will be held at 1 p.m., Feb. 22, at Scheels Arena in Fargo.PROGRESSNew Richardton Nursing Home on track to open its doors in May
The new Richardton Nursing Home is nearing completion.Replacing the old nursing home near Assumption Abbey on the north end of town, the new $6.2 million, 24-bed facility west of the town along Highway 8 is looking at a tentative completion date of May 1.“Going over here, I anticipate that we will fill all 24 of those beds right away, because we have a waiting list at the moment,” said Marilyn Rippy, the director of nursing for theRichardton Health Center, which includes the nearby Richardton Health Clinic.Booming bedroom communities: Small towns near Dickinson offer a quieter and cheaper living for area residents[[{"type":"media","view_mode":"media_preview","fid":"2323122","attributes":{"alt":"","class":"media-image","height":"180","title":"","typeof":"foaf:Image","width":"180"}}]]Sitting just 12 miles northwest of Dickinson is the small town of New Hradec.With a population of just around 70 people, it isn’t exactly big-city living. But residents there say they like it that way.Alice Bezdicek was born and raised in New Hradec and has seen her small town change a lot over the years. But she said that through it all a couple of things have remained the same: the people and the quiet.On the menu: St. Joseph’s nutrition specialists happy about changes that came with new hospital[[{"type":"media","view_mode":"media_preview","fid":"2323121","attributes":{"alt":"","class":"media-image","height":"180","title":"","typeof":"foaf:Image","width":"180"}}]]More was expected of CHI St. Joseph’s Health when it moved into its new state-of-the-art, $100 million facility in December 2014.The food served to patients and visitors was no exception to that, said registered dietician Darcy Stafford, the hospital’s coordinator of food and nutrition services.SPORTSDickinson High Midgets boys hockey shuts out WillistonThe Dickinson High boys hockey team picked up a lopsided win Saturday, besting Williston 7-0.Dickinson junior Jerzy Martin scored a hat trick for the Midgets, and senior Michael McChesney and freshman Ryan Bren each scored two goals.Junior goaltender Greg Haataja stopped 13 shots in the shutout victory.DSU Blue Hawks men’s, women’s track and field break 23 personal records at SDSU Indoor Classic[[{"type":"media","view_mode":"media_preview","fid":"2323120","attributes":{"alt":"","class":"media-image","height":"180","title":"","typeof":"foaf:Image","width":"180"}}]]For Chris Creal, one personal record is a good day.The Dickinson State head men’s and women’s indoor track and field coach got more than that Saturday.The Blue Hawks recorded 23 personal bests after the second day of the South Dakota State Indoor Classic.“We’re definitely walking away with a very positive feel from this week,” Creal said. “This was us going to a major competition one week before conference.”Here’s some of our top stories from Sunday’s edition. It’s your Press Pass to some of the best stories we bring you every day. Want your Press Pass fast? Download our app from the App Store and sign up for our email alerts.SUNDAY’S FRONT PAGENew Watford high school allows ‘room to grow’: In heart of the Bakken, $53 million building opens this week[[{"type":"media","view_mode":"media_preview","fid":"2323124","attributes":{"alt":"","class":"media-image","height":"180","title":"","typeof":"foaf:Image","width":"180"}}]]Students in Watford City will say goodbye to crowded hallways and portable classrooms as they transition to a newly constructed high school this week.The completion of the $53 million school marks a new era for the school district that has seen enrollment nearly triple since the beginning of the Bakken oil boom.Students in grades 7-12 will begin attending classes on Tuesday in the new 163,000-square-foot building, freeing up space in the district’s other two buildings for elementary grades.Hawks Point may go up for sheriff’s saleThe Hawks Point retirement community in Dickinson could go up for sheriff’s sale in the near future.An order signed Friday in Southwest District Court granted foreclosure on four commercial real estate mortgages, including debts owed on the retirement community on the Dickinson State University campus, made out to Dickinson Investments, the ownership company for Hawks Point.Date set for Moszer funeralThe Fargo Police Department and the family of Officer Jason Moszer, who was killed in an eight-hour standoff that started Wednesday night, have set a date for his funeral.The funeral will be held at 1 p.m., Feb. 22, at Scheels Arena in Fargo.PROGRESSNew Richardton Nursing Home on track to open its doors in May [[{"type":"media","view_mode":"media_preview","fid":"2323123","attributes":{"alt":"","class":"media-image","height":"180","title":"","typeof":"foaf:Image","width":"180"}}]]The new Richardton Nursing Home is nearing completion.Replacing the old nursing home near Assumption Abbey on the north end of town, the new $6.2 million, 24-bed facility west of the town along Highway 8 is looking at a tentative completion date of May 1.“Going over here, I anticipate that we will fill all 24 of those beds right away, because we have a waiting list at the moment,” said Marilyn Rippy, the director of nursing for theRichardton Health Center, which includes the nearby Richardton Health Clinic.Booming bedroom communities: Small towns near Dickinson offer a quieter and cheaper living for area residents
Sitting just 12 miles northwest of Dickinson is the small town of New Hradec.With a population of just around 70 people, it isn’t exactly big-city living. But residents there say they like it that way.Alice Bezdicek was born and raised in New Hradec and has seen her small town change a lot over the years. But she said that through it all a couple of things have remained the same: the people and the quiet.On the menu: St. Joseph’s nutrition specialists happy about changes that came with new hospital[[{"type":"media","view_mode":"media_preview","fid":"2323121","attributes":{"alt":"","class":"media-image","height":"180","title":"","typeof":"foaf:Image","width":"180"}}]]More was expected of CHI St. Joseph’s Health when it moved into its new state-of-the-art, $100 million facility in December 2014.The food served to patients and visitors was no exception to that, said registered dietician Darcy Stafford, the hospital’s coordinator of food and nutrition services.SPORTSDickinson High Midgets boys hockey shuts out WillistonThe Dickinson High boys hockey team picked up a lopsided win Saturday, besting Williston 7-0.Dickinson junior Jerzy Martin scored a hat trick for the Midgets, and senior Michael McChesney and freshman Ryan Bren each scored two goals.Junior goaltender Greg Haataja stopped 13 shots in the shutout victory.DSU Blue Hawks men’s, women’s track and field break 23 personal records at SDSU Indoor Classic[[{"type":"media","view_mode":"media_preview","fid":"2323120","attributes":{"alt":"","class":"media-image","height":"180","title":"","typeof":"foaf:Image","width":"180"}}]]For Chris Creal, one personal record is a good day.The Dickinson State head men’s and women’s indoor track and field coach got more than that Saturday.The Blue Hawks recorded 23 personal bests after the second day of the South Dakota State Indoor Classic.“We’re definitely walking away with a very positive feel from this week,” Creal said. “This was us going to a major competition one week before conference.”Here’s some of our top stories from Sunday’s edition. It’s your Press Pass to some of the best stories we bring you every day. Want your Press Pass fast? Download our app from the App Store and sign up for our email alerts.SUNDAY’S FRONT PAGENew Watford high school allows ‘room to grow’: In heart of the Bakken, $53 million building opens this week[[{"type":"media","view_mode":"media_preview","fid":"2323124","attributes":{"alt":"","class":"media-image","height":"180","title":"","typeof":"foaf:Image","width":"180"}}]]Students in Watford City will say goodbye to crowded hallways and portable classrooms as they transition to a newly constructed high school this week.The completion of the $53 million school marks a new era for the school district that has seen enrollment nearly triple since the beginning of the Bakken oil boom.Students in grades 7-12 will begin attending classes on Tuesday in the new 163,000-square-foot building, freeing up space in the district’s other two buildings for elementary grades.Hawks Point may go up for sheriff’s saleThe Hawks Point retirement community in Dickinson could go up for sheriff’s sale in the near future.An order signed Friday in Southwest District Court granted foreclosure on four commercial real estate mortgages, including debts owed on the retirement community on the Dickinson State University campus, made out to Dickinson Investments, the ownership company for Hawks Point.Date set for Moszer funeralThe Fargo Police Department and the family of Officer Jason Moszer, who was killed in an eight-hour standoff that started Wednesday night, have set a date for his funeral.The funeral will be held at 1 p.m., Feb. 22, at Scheels Arena in Fargo.PROGRESSNew Richardton Nursing Home on track to open its doors in May [[{"type":"media","view_mode":"media_preview","fid":"2323123","attributes":{"alt":"","class":"media-image","height":"180","title":"","typeof":"foaf:Image","width":"180"}}]]The new Richardton Nursing Home is nearing completion.Replacing the old nursing home near Assumption Abbey on the north end of town, the new $6.2 million, 24-bed facility west of the town along Highway 8 is looking at a tentative completion date of May 1.“Going over here, I anticipate that we will fill all 24 of those beds right away, because we have a waiting list at the moment,” said Marilyn Rippy, the director of nursing for theRichardton Health Center, which includes the nearby Richardton Health Clinic.Booming bedroom communities: Small towns near Dickinson offer a quieter and cheaper living for area residents[[{"type":"media","view_mode":"media_preview","fid":"2323122","attributes":{"alt":"","class":"media-image","height":"180","title":"","typeof":"foaf:Image","width":"180"}}]]Sitting just 12 miles northwest of Dickinson is the small town of New Hradec.With a population of just around 70 people, it isn’t exactly big-city living. But residents there say they like it that way.Alice Bezdicek was born and raised in New Hradec and has seen her small town change a lot over the years. But she said that through it all a couple of things have remained the same: the people and the quiet.On the menu: St. Joseph’s nutrition specialists happy about changes that came with new hospital
More was expected of CHI St. Joseph’s Health when it moved into its new state-of-the-art, $100 million facility in December 2014.The food served to patients and visitors was no exception to that, said registered dietician Darcy Stafford, the hospital’s coordinator of food and nutrition services.SPORTSDickinson High Midgets boys hockey shuts out WillistonThe Dickinson High boys hockey team picked up a lopsided win Saturday, besting Williston 7-0.Dickinson junior Jerzy Martin scored a hat trick for the Midgets, and senior Michael McChesney and freshman Ryan Bren each scored two goals.Junior goaltender Greg Haataja stopped 13 shots in the shutout victory.DSU Blue Hawks men’s, women’s track and field break 23 personal records at SDSU Indoor Classic[[{"type":"media","view_mode":"media_preview","fid":"2323120","attributes":{"alt":"","class":"media-image","height":"180","title":"","typeof":"foaf:Image","width":"180"}}]]For Chris Creal, one personal record is a good day.The Dickinson State head men’s and women’s indoor track and field coach got more than that Saturday.The Blue Hawks recorded 23 personal bests after the second day of the South Dakota State Indoor Classic.“We’re definitely walking away with a very positive feel from this week,” Creal said. “This was us going to a major competition one week before conference.”Here’s some of our top stories from Sunday’s edition. It’s your Press Pass to some of the best stories we bring you every day. Want your Press Pass fast? Download our app from the App Store and sign up for our email alerts.SUNDAY’S FRONT PAGENew Watford high school allows ‘room to grow’: In heart of the Bakken, $53 million building opens this week[[{"type":"media","view_mode":"media_preview","fid":"2323124","attributes":{"alt":"","class":"media-image","height":"180","title":"","typeof":"foaf:Image","width":"180"}}]]Students in Watford City will say goodbye to crowded hallways and portable classrooms as they transition to a newly constructed high school this week.The completion of the $53 million school marks a new era for the school district that has seen enrollment nearly triple since the beginning of the Bakken oil boom.Students in grades 7-12 will begin attending classes on Tuesday in the new 163,000-square-foot building, freeing up space in the district’s other two buildings for elementary grades.Hawks Point may go up for sheriff’s saleThe Hawks Point retirement community in Dickinson could go up for sheriff’s sale in the near future.An order signed Friday in Southwest District Court granted foreclosure on four commercial real estate mortgages, including debts owed on the retirement community on the Dickinson State University campus, made out to Dickinson Investments, the ownership company for Hawks Point.Date set for Moszer funeralThe Fargo Police Department and the family of Officer Jason Moszer, who was killed in an eight-hour standoff that started Wednesday night, have set a date for his funeral.The funeral will be held at 1 p.m., Feb. 22, at Scheels Arena in Fargo.PROGRESSNew Richardton Nursing Home on track to open its doors in May [[{"type":"media","view_mode":"media_preview","fid":"2323123","attributes":{"alt":"","class":"media-image","height":"180","title":"","typeof":"foaf:Image","width":"180"}}]]The new Richardton Nursing Home is nearing completion.Replacing the old nursing home near Assumption Abbey on the north end of town, the new $6.2 million, 24-bed facility west of the town along Highway 8 is looking at a tentative completion date of May 1.“Going over here, I anticipate that we will fill all 24 of those beds right away, because we have a waiting list at the moment,” said Marilyn Rippy, the director of nursing for theRichardton Health Center, which includes the nearby Richardton Health Clinic.Booming bedroom communities: Small towns near Dickinson offer a quieter and cheaper living for area residents[[{"type":"media","view_mode":"media_preview","fid":"2323122","attributes":{"alt":"","class":"media-image","height":"180","title":"","typeof":"foaf:Image","width":"180"}}]]Sitting just 12 miles northwest of Dickinson is the small town of New Hradec.With a population of just around 70 people, it isn’t exactly big-city living. But residents there say they like it that way.Alice Bezdicek was born and raised in New Hradec and has seen her small town change a lot over the years. But she said that through it all a couple of things have remained the same: the people and the quiet.On the menu: St. Joseph’s nutrition specialists happy about changes that came with new hospital[[{"type":"media","view_mode":"media_preview","fid":"2323121","attributes":{"alt":"","class":"media-image","height":"180","title":"","typeof":"foaf:Image","width":"180"}}]]More was expected of CHI St. Joseph’s Health when it moved into its new state-of-the-art, $100 million facility in December 2014.The food served to patients and visitors was no exception to that, said registered dietician Darcy Stafford, the hospital’s coordinator of food and nutrition services.SPORTSDickinson High Midgets boys hockey shuts out WillistonThe Dickinson High boys hockey team picked up a lopsided win Saturday, besting Williston 7-0.Dickinson junior Jerzy Martin scored a hat trick for the Midgets, and senior Michael McChesney and freshman Ryan Bren each scored two goals.Junior goaltender Greg Haataja stopped 13 shots in the shutout victory.DSU Blue Hawks men’s, women’s track and field break 23 personal records at SDSU Indoor Classic
For Chris Creal, one personal record is a good day.The Dickinson State head men’s and women’s indoor track and field coach got more than that Saturday.The Blue Hawks recorded 23 personal bests after the second day of the South Dakota State Indoor Classic.“We’re definitely walking away with a very positive feel from this week,” Creal said. “This was us going to a major competition one week before conference.”

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