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From towering plume to benzene fumes: Houston's plight drags on
VA gears up to shift health care to private sector
Great Lakes already hit by climate change: New report says region will see harsh impacts as temperatures warm
North Dakota's Legacy Fund looking 'healthy' at almost $6 billion
North Dakota lawmakers seek study of historic horse racing, walking back contentious proposal
crime and courts
nation and world
North Dakota on track to receive grant for abandoned coal mine cleanup
Bayer's blind spot on Monsanto's Roundup may cost billions
Legislature weighs replacing NDSU facility labeled as an ‘embarrassment’
Facebook makes big changes to ad system
Despite uncertainty with international markets, ND exports up in 2018
place a business brief
Report: Unsafe levels of coal ash contamination found in North Dakota groundwater
New Energy presses on with ND cellulosic ethanol plant plans
Rob Port: Public Service Commission says North Dakotans can be charged for green energy policies in other states
EPA announces plan to ease carbon emissions rule for new coal plants
Truce or not, US soy, liquefied natural gas look unappetizing now for China
South Dakota county found to have the nation’s worst food environment: Food insecurity common on tribal reservations
Molly Yeh receives Emmy nomination for 'Girl Meets Farm'
American farmers confront a mental health crisis
Four things that changed my laundry game after doing laundry at my friends' home
It's the Year of the Pig. Is it also the year fake pork takes off in China?
Five takeaways from 35 minutes with Twins chief baseball officer Derek Falvey
Wild hope Zucker's offense is catching
Dickinson Dolphins collect many victories at state meet
STP Timberwolves to all dailies TEMPLATE
Perkins lands on the All-State second team
Port: Attorney General Stenehjem disputes Treasurer Schmidt’s claim that his office told her to continue erroneous oil tax allocations
Plain Talk Podcast: Senator Cramer says he’s 'sure' Trump supports electoral college because it won him election in 2016
Port: You can’t just do art without the government’s permission
Bender: When will they do the right thing?
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Melvin and Myong Bullinger
New weightlifting studio sees early success
A beautiful backyard
Veterans Pavilion, for those who served
New Methodist church honors past, anticipates future
Dairy farming is not only a job, but a lifestyle
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2018 Best Of The Western Edge Winners
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planning and zoning
January 23, 2019
Library expansion project gets preview
Dickinson Public Library is ready to expand. Preliminary plans have been drawn that include renovations to the existing building and a new facility,...
January 23, 2019 - 8:54am
January 11, 2019
Community responds poorly to proposed zoning change
Property owners responded poorly to a proposed zoning change that would allow five blocks immediately south of Dickinson State University to...
January 11, 2019 - 9:08am
December 29, 2018
Parking lot amendment discussed
A proposed change to city parking lot requirements would allow property owners to better develop otherwise vacant paved space and foster new business. Existing standards require a minimum amount of parking spaces based on square footage and the number of customers and employees being...
December 29, 2018 - 8:16am
February 4, 2018
City revising tree policy
New homes in Dickinson could be required to have one tree in the front yard and for corner lots two trees more along the adjacent street. Dickinson...
February 4, 2018 - 11:47am
August 18, 2017
A dogged fight: Dickinson closing in on doggie daycare ordinance
Riley, a 1-year-old Weimaraner dog, pranced around the garage of Happy Hounds Doggie Daycare with a squeaky chew toy in her mouth. Riley quickly...
August 18, 2017 - 7:16pm
April 5, 2017
County worries about zoning precedent
The Stark County Commission discussed concerns that they would set a precedent in their recent zoning ruling at their meeting on Tuesday. The...
April 5, 2017 - 10:15pm
December 4, 2016
Devils Lake considers 'caregiver units' to help those needing medical care
DEVILS LAKE—Language drafted by Devils Lake city staff would allow the construction of "caregiver units" next to homes. An ordinance describing an "accessory dwelling unit" will have its first reading during a Devils Lake Commission meeting Monday in City Hall. Defined as a...
December 4, 2016 - 6:00am
July 5, 2016
Commission breaks ground on courthouse renovation
The Stark County Courthouse renovation took a symbolic step forward on Tuesday immediately following the regular meeting of the Stark County...
July 5, 2016 - 8:22pm
April 8, 2016
Hettinger County approves wind farm permit
MOTT -- Wind farm hearings seem to have been the norm for landowners in Stark and Hettinger counties for nearly a year. After Friday, however,...
April 8, 2016 - 11:01pm
August 11, 2015
Old St. Joseph’s Hospital sale nearing completion
The president of a development company in the process of purchasing the old St. Joseph’s Hospital and Health Center building in Dickinson said...
August 11, 2015 - 11:28pm
April 30, 2015
Wind project breezes on: After 5 hours of discussion, NextEra goes to Stark County Commission
A wind farm planned for Stark County cleared another hurdle, but not without extensive debate and a lot of attention. The County Planning...
April 30, 2015 - 11:38pm
March 9, 2015
Residents upset over potential landfill site
MANNING, N.D. -- The view from the west-facing window in the Dukarts' dining room faces lovely winter-brown hills that, as it turns out, are geologically a perfect location for a specialized waste landfill. Nick and Jessica Dukart built their home on family land 6 miles southeast...
March 9, 2015 - 6:12pm
March 7, 2015
Jacobson: Dickinson needs more affordable living areas
When I decided to come to Dickinson to explore the possibility of working here, my family was filled with fear and trepidation for me. The rumors of the quality of life here are pretty scary to outsiders. I was able to put that fear to bed as soon as I arrived. I got involved in...
March 7, 2015 - 7:42pm
Dickinson searching for new planning director
As the City of Dickinson searches for a replacement for former Community Development Director Ed Courton, it’s restructuring the department that has played a large role in overseeing the city’s growth over the past few years. Courton left his position in December after three-and-a-half...
January 7, 2015 - 9:43pm
October 15, 2014
City debates smaller lot sizes for Barons Vista
The Barons Vista development planned for Dickinson’s growing west side could push city officials to reconsider current ordinances on residential lot sizes. Dickinson Planning and Zoning Commission members voted Wednesday to continue a rezoning petition for the 282-acre plot after...
October 15, 2014 - 9:20pm