Skip to main content
The Dickinson Press
'Difficult days ahead': Boys, 4 and 15, still recovering from triple-fatal crash
Election in North Dakota town man hoped to make white supremacist village delayed
Number of English learner students grows in North Dakota
Minnesota man accused of giving fatal drugs to woman charged in federal court
'Race' called a factor in Minnesota reservation jail appeal
crime and courts
nation and world
Wheat yield predictions show huge contrast to 2017 drought crop
Tech leaders say killer robots would be 'dangerously destabilizing' force in the world
Summit's new Soul: Minnesota brewer taps ND roots for new flavor
Amazon Prime Day shopping topped $4 billion, analyst estimates
North Dakota health department outlines plan for VW settlement money
place a business brief
Xcel wins approval for another major wind farm project
ND wind companies required to plan ahead for restoring land
Lawmakers offer mixed views of Scott Pruitt's mark on EPA
Trump's coal gambit may yield political points, not mining jobs
Trump renews his criticism of OPEC for 'too high' oil prices
Beyond Boone's: Sommelier helps broaden wine horizons
Alcohol-related liver deaths have increased sharply
When it comes to politics, people are mad online like never before
A Virgin Mary statue has been 'weeping' olive oil. Church leaders can't explain it.
Cheery cherries: Galettes put in-season fruit into delicious individual pies
UND men's basketball continues European trend with two international additions
Kisner controls Carnoustie with former Gopher van Rooyen one back at Open
LPGA's Lincicome struggles in PGA Tour start
'Minneapolis Miracle' shines again for the Vikings at the ESPY Awards
12 Wisconsin counties are being fed Vikings games over Packers on TV. A U.S. Senator introduced legislation to change that
Kindness can save lives
Commentary: Prairie Public’s antenna problem seems like Prairie Public’s problem
Commentary: Heidi Heitkamp’s political allies hire actors to play stereotypical 'cranky' and 'trusting' North Dakotans with accents
Commentary: Foolish environmental activists say they'll make Minnesota's Line 3 another #NoDAPL moment
Commentary: Bizarro world: Democratic Senate incumbent Heidi Heitkamp uses self-described Trump voter to defend her record on border security
Submit a Political Letter
Wilfred "Willie" Anton
Ruby L. Johnson
Eva M. Binstock
Melvin and Myong Bullinger
ND farmer etches grandson's marriage proposal into field
New Rockford, N.D., woman celebrates 108th birthday
Rep. Josh Boschee
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
30 Under 30
2018 Best Of The Western Edge Winners
5 places close to home to consider for your spring vacation
July 17, 2018
Looking to new year, school district continues to grow
The Dickinson Public School Board re-elected Brent Seaks as president of the Dickinson Public School Board among other orders of business at this month's meeting Monday, the first meeting for new superintendent Shon Hocker. "It's been a pleasure to have been here for a week; it's...
July 17, 2018 - 5:01pm
June 20, 2018
School board adjusts in wake of election results
The Dickinson Public School Board bid farewell to outgoing board member of six years Tanya Rude as well as faced the aftermath of losing a ballot measure to increase the mill levy cap for building construction in the June 12 election. For Rude, it was an emotional farewell. "The...
June 20, 2018 - 11:34am
May 2, 2018
'It's got good bones': School board approves additional $1.2 million for Berg
The Dickinson Public School Board met for a special session Monday, April 30, to approve an addition of more than $1 million additional dollars...
May 2, 2018 - 10:42am
April 17, 2018
School board reveals third superintendent finalist
The Dickinson Public School Board on Monday released the name of a third finalist for the role of superintendent, Justin Fryer, a superintendent in the Solen Public School District. The reason he was not named earlier was because the two named candidates, Shon Hocker and Matthew Cheeseman,...
April 17, 2018 - 8:41am
April 13, 2018
School board defends superintendent search process
The Dickinson Public School Board Thursday night determined the final two candidates for the position of superintendent for the Dickinson Public...
April 13, 2018 - 10:06pm
April 12, 2018
Superintendent search enters its final four
The Dickinson School Board will hold three separate meetings Thursday, April 12, interviewing four candidates for the position of superintendent for Dickinson Public School District.
April 12, 2018 - 10:20pm
Superintendent search secrecy sparks objection
The Dickinson Public School Board spent the day Thursday interviewing the four final candidates for the superintendent position of the Dickinson...
April 12, 2018 - 8:46pm
April 4, 2018
Voters to decide on tax increase on June ballot
The Dickinson Public School Board unanimously decided to put a measure requesting a building fund levy increase on the June ballot, calling upon the voters to decide if the school board should increase property taxes from 10 mills to 20 mills. "In essence, by the voters approving...
April 4, 2018 - 9:15pm
March 21, 2018
Land parcel cost-saving investment for district future
The Dickinson Public School District finalized the purchase of 114 acres of land on the western side of the city in January—land which could serve as a home for future elementary or high school facilities, according to Superintendent Doug Sullivan's State of the Schools speech...
March 21, 2018 - 9:07pm
March 7, 2018
DHS expansion planning continues as workshop discusses options
The Dickinson Public School Board met for a noontime workshop on Wednesday where they discussed the design proposal for Dickinson High School, which faces capacity issues in the coming years. No motions were made during the workshop, but it was decided that the board would look into...
March 7, 2018 - 5:45pm
February 26, 2018
School board decides on superintendent salary
The Dickinson Public School Board voted to approve an offer of $210,000 per year as salary for the person who would be chosen for the soon-to-be-vacant superintendent position during a special meeting on Friday. Deciding upon the salary was only a component of the meeting, which also...
February 26, 2018 - 4:48pm
February 14, 2018
School board authorizes flex hiring to meet teacher shortage
The Dickinson Public School Board reached a consensus to allow Superintendent Doug Sullivan and his cabinet to exercise a degree of "flexibility" when it comes to filling the approximately 40 vacant positions in the school district. Sullivan broached the topic during his superintendent's...
February 14, 2018 - 8:34pm
February 13, 2018
School board selects new member
The Dickinson Public School Board selected a new member Monday evening, Feb. 12, filling the vacancy left by former president Sarah Ricks, at...
February 13, 2018 - 8:28pm
February 8, 2018
School board approves new attendance areas
The Dickinson Public School Board voted unanimously at a special meeting on Tuesday to approve a redrawing of elementary attendance areas to help accommodate an expected influx of new students over the next several years. A planning firm offered several options to the district in...
February 8, 2018 - 5:48pm
January 24, 2018
School board president steps down to pursue district job
Dickinson Public School Board President Sarah Ricks is stepping down from her position on the school board in order to pursue a job in the district. "I resigned from the board because I hope to seek employment in the school district for the next school year and could not ethically...
January 24, 2018 - 9:25pm