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Pope Francis wants psychological testing to prevent problem priests. But can it really do that?
With more focus on the southern border, U.S. officials see a rise in migrants at sea
Amy Klobuchar cites bad data to claim credit for reducing black incarceration
Trump attacks McCain again, saying he didn't get 'thank-you' for role in funeral
NDSU names Kalk new executive director for Research and Technology Park
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
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?
6 ways parents and schools can tackle the spike in teen suicide
Does a church matter? For some congregations, nontraditional settings like former motels and auto shops have become religious gathering places
Bison hang on to beat North Carolina Central, face top-ranked Duke next
Schnepf: With Duke next, NDSU will receive the most exposure the school has ever seen
Blue Hawk track teams open spring season at Spearfish on Saturday
McFeely: Tullibee, or not tullibee — Unique fish provides a fun day on the ice
Twins release veteran first baseman Lucas Duda, reassign four more
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?
Plain Talk Podcast: Is the Legacy Fund at risk from initiated measures? And some thoughts on the demise of the Sunday Close Law
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New weightlifting studio sees early success
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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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Dickinson School Board
March 12, 2019
School board drops question from May ballot
During its Budget Input and Development Committee meeting on March 7, Kent Anderson advised the committee that there was no need for district...
March 12, 2019 - 11:32am
November 21, 2018
Dickinson School Board hires CMAR for high-school project
On Monday night, the Dickinson School Board voted to hire J.E.Dunn as construction manager at-risk (CMAR) for the Dickinson High School project. J.E.Dunn was recommended by the selection committee, which is comprised of a school administration official, licensed contractor, registered...
November 21, 2018 - 11:26am
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
May 23, 2018
Meet a candidate: Sarah Carlson
Sarah Carlson hopes to bring positivity, creativity and a voice for children with disabilities to the Dickinson Public School Board. She is...
May 23, 2018 - 5:58pm
April 20, 2018
Shon Hocker accepts offer to be Dickinson superintendent
The Dickinson Public School District School Board unanimously moved to make an offer to Dr. Shon Hocker of Cowley, Wyo., to become Dickinson...
April 20, 2018 - 11:35pm
April 12, 2018
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
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
January 2, 2018
Kris Fehr sees “model” community in Dickinson
In Dickinson, Kris Fehr has seen a community willing to invest in its future. "Our community has a great model of working together and trying...
January 2, 2018 - 5:27pm
December 13, 2017
School board discusses bonding increase
The Dickinson Public School Board discussed raising the district's bonding capacity on Monday from 5 to 10 percent, a measure that would require...
December 13, 2017 - 8:02pm
DPS beginner band moved to sixth grade
Introductory band will now begin in sixth grade rather than fifth grade across Dickinson Public Schools. The district made this decision as part...
February 13, 2017 - 11:44pm
August 25, 2015
Dickinson teachers, school board agree on tentative salary schedule
A tentative salary schedule agreement was made in the Dickinson teacher negotiations Tuesday at the district's Central Administration Office. It would see an average salary increase of 5.5 percent across the board, with the average pay of a beginning teacher adjusted to $43,920. The...
August 25, 2015 - 10:19pm
June 26, 2015
Cancellations between the Dickinson School Board and the Dickinson Education Administration lead to unresolved issue
Ground rules for teacher negotiations between the Dickinson Public School Board and the Dickinson Education Administration have been set but not signed due to meeting delays, school board President Kris Fehr said in an email June 25. The two parties met June 5 to hammer out ground...
June 26, 2015 - 11:18pm
June 17, 2015
Letter: Take the high road when debating teacher salary issues
The contrast in how the Dickinson School Board and the Dickinson Education Association approach the negotiations process has never been more apparent than expressed in the April 17 letter to the editor by Mr. Nick Archuleta. As president of North Dakota United, Mr. Archuleta resorts...
June 17, 2015 - 11:28pm
June 5, 2015
DPS, DEA outline specifics of coming negotiations
Negotiators hammered out the ground rules for future discussions between the Dickinson School Board and the Dickinson Education Association on Friday at the Central Administration Offices of the Dickinson Public School District. This follows a special Dickinson Public School Board...
June 5, 2015 - 11:17pm