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Jay Elkin

January 10, 2019
Stark County Commissioners elected its officers Tuesday. Commissioner Jay Elkin, left, asked to not be re-elected as county chair, as he was elected a District-36 state senator in December. Ken Zander, center left, was elected. (Brandon L. Summers / The Dickinson Press)
Zander named county chair
January 10, 2019 - 9:16am
December 5, 2018
Darianne Johnson, DVRCC executive director, appeared before Stark County Commissioners Tuesday, joined by DVRCC staff members, to request $150,000 in additional funds to hire two new advocates. (Brandon L. Summers / The Dickinson Press)
Elkin remains county board chair
December 5, 2018 - 5:00am
December 3, 2018
Jay Elkin was appointed by vote to District 36's Senate seat, filling in the vacancy left by Kelly Armstrong. Iain Woessner / The Dickinson Press
'My roots are here' -- Jay Elkin elected to be District 36 state senator
December 3, 2018 - 2:58pm
December 1, 2018
North Dakota Director of Legislative Council John Bjornson said legislators will "hit the ground running" when they convene in January. John Hageman / Forum News Service
New North Dakota legislators to take office Monday
December 1, 2018 - 12:04pm
November 29, 2018
Kelly Armstrong visited Dickinson Monday to speak to employees at Dickinson Ready-Mix and receive an endorsement from the National Federation of Independent Business. (Brandon L. Summers / The Dickinson Press)
Vacated Senate seat up for grabs on Friday
November 29, 2018 - 11:23am
November 8, 2018
Stark County Commissioners Tuesday granted Theodore Roosevelt Regional Airport a requested closure of a section of 112th Avenue SW ahead of its runway expansion project. (Brandon L. Summers / The Dickinson Press)
County grants airport section line closure
November 8, 2018 - 12:14pm
October 4, 2018
Stark County Commissioners Tuesday chose Scull Construction to lead the construction of a new Social Services building. The estimated $7 million project is being designed by JLG Architects. (Brandon L. Summers / The Dickinson Press)
County chooses Scull for new social services building
October 4, 2018 - 11:16am
June 23, 2017
The USDA released CRP land for emergency grazing in North Dakota, South Dakota and Montana Friday. Photo by Ellie Potter/The Dickinson Press
USDA releases CRP land for emergency grazing
June 23, 2017 - 6:00pm
June 15, 2017
The old St. Joseph’s hospital building in Dickinson could soon become a mental health facility. (Sydney Mook / The Dickinson Press)
Old St. Joe's hospital could become mental health facility
June 15, 2017 - 10:34pm
May 3, 2017
Three of the five Stark County Commissioners said they were not contacted before the Legislature's decision to use $375,000 of the money the county would receive from oil revenue to help fund Dickinson State University. Photo by Ellie Potter/The Dickinson Press
Some county commissioners say they were not contacted before DSU funding decision
May 3, 2017 - 7:00am
April 11, 2017
The NDSU Extension Service may see about a $4.3 million budget cut compared with last biennium, which could affect the service's ability to fill open positions. Press File Photo
NDSU Extension Service faces $4.3 million in proposed state budget cuts
April 11, 2017 - 7:16pm
April 4, 2017
The Stark County Commission met Tuesday morning and discussed its stocks in Red Trail Energy, the money from which came from the state. The state now wants that money back to invest in other businesses. Photo by Ellie Potter/The Dickinson Press
County concerned for shareholders
April 4, 2017 - 11:13pm
March 7, 2017
Stark County State's Attorney Tom Henning informed the county commission of the federal district court's dismissal of former Veterans Service Officer Leslie Ross' case against the county. Commissioner Dean Franchuk did not attend the meeting. Photo by Ellie Potter/The Dickinson Press
Case against the county dismissed
March 7, 2017 - 9:01pm
February 14, 2017
Dickinson's airport may receive the funds the state allocated last biennium before the spending freeze if HB 1366 passes. Photo by Ellie Potter/The Dickinson Press
Airport awaits decision on Legislature's funds
February 14, 2017 - 9:37pm
February 7, 2017
The Stark County Commission voted to amend the county's sick leave policy at their meeting Tuesday morning. Photo by Ellie Potter/The Dickinson Press
County pledges continued support for veterans pavilion
February 7, 2017 - 10:45pm