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City hears state medical marijuana policies

Medical marijuana is coming to North Dakota. Dickinson has been named one of eight 50-mile dispensary regions in North Dakota, and the policies for distribution of medical marijuana are being made clear. Jason Wahl, North Dakota Department of Health, Medical Marijuana Division, informed Dickinson ci

THE DICKINSON PRESS - 2018-03-21 03:25:24

State of schools showcases growing pains and accomplishment

Superintendent Doug Sullivan spoke of the challenges facing the Dickinson Public School District during his annual state of the schools address before city commissioners on Tuesday evening, the last he will deliver before his retirement. One of the first slides he presented demonstrated just how muc

THE DICKINSON PRESS - 2018-03-21 03:20:55

History Day -- it's a new event for Dickinson

Approximately 40 area students are using the 2018 theme of "Conflict and Compromise in History" on their research. They will reveal their findings during the first-ever Southwest Regional National History Day set from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Thursday, March 22 at the Dickinson National Guard Armory. Judgin

THE DICKINSON PRESS - 2018-03-19 14:46:05

A wish out of this world

The 2018 Make-A-Wish Benefit on Saturday was "out of this world," when Evan Turcotte, 7, had his wish reveal. The annual benefit is sponsored by the Noon Lions Club of Dickinson. Evan is the son of Sara and Justin Turcotte of Bismarck. Wish-granters Deidre Hillman and Kelly Braun revealed he and his

THE DICKINSON PRESS - 2018-03-20 02:58:52

Candlewood Suites Dickinson Wins IHG 2017 Torchbearer Award

Candlewood Suites Dickinson Wins IHG 2017 Torchbearer Award ATLANTA (March 12, 2018) - The Candlewood Suites in Dickinson, ND received the IHG (InterContinental Hotels Group) 2017 Torchbearer Award, the company's most prestigious award. The Dickinson Candlewood Suites is one of 120 properties with


Where communities thrive: Megan Klassen shares love of Dickinson through her work

The spirit of community is strong within the Dickinson Chamber of Commerce, embodied by the women who work there, striving to forge the bonds and covenants that make cities prosper and businesses thrive. Megan Klassen is the veteran employee at the Chamber, having worked as their marketing and commu

THE DICKINSON PRESS - 2018-03-19 14:50:26

Mott-Regent Public Schools getting settled into new elementary school

Mott-Regent Public Schools Superintendent Dr. Viola LaFontaine said planning for the new school began before she arrived in the district two years ago. She said, to her understanding, discussions about school security began after the 2012 Sandy Hook Elementary School shooting in Newtown, Conn. "I th


Steffes to expand Dickinson manufacturing facility

Steffes, one of Dickinson's largest employers, will be expanding its manufacturing facility located four miles north of Dickinson on North Dakota Highway 22, the company announced in a recent press release. Steffes is a privately owned company founded in Dickinson more than 70 years ago. The company


Meridian Energy Group, Inc. Submits Responses to 11,000 Public Comments Made to North Dakota Department of Health - Air Quality Division for the Davis Refinery Permit to Construct

BELFIELD, N.D., March 20, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Meridian Energy Group, Inc., the leading developer of innovative and environmentally-compliant oil refining facilities, submitted responses to all public comments received by the Air Quality Division of the North Dakota Department of Health ("NDDoH"

BUSINESS INSIDER - 2018-03-20 14:00:00

Dairy farming is not only a job, but a lifestyle

The day begins early at the Karsky Dairy, owned and operated by Dean and LeeAnn Karsky, of rural Dickinson. By 4 a.m., Dean is milking the first of 180 cows. Not long after, his daughter, Rachel Howie, arrives from Dickinson to help milk and feed the calves. After four hours of milking, Dean still h


High School Athlete of the Week - Derek Ferebee

Senior Derek Ferebee and the Beulah basketball team won the Region 7 championship 74-71 over Dickinson Trinity, granting the team a spot in the Class B State Tournament. The 6-foot-2 guard led the Miners with 28 and 27 points in the semifinal and championship games, respectively, as well as scoring


Corroded handgun found near Jefferson Elementary not fireable, police say

A handgun found near Jefferson Elementary on Friday afternoon, March 16, was corroded and not in working condition, the Dickinson Police Department said Friday night. The .22 caliber handgun was found in a snowbank on the east side of Sixth Street West near the intersection of 11th Avenue West, Dick


Slope Electric receives $12.5 million federal loan

New England's Slope Electric Cooperative will receive a $12.5 million federal loan for improvements to its infrastructure across Adams, Bowman, Hettinger and Slope counties. The funds are provided through the U.S. Department of Agriculture Rural Development's Electric Infrastructure Loan and Loan Gu


A people-to-people mission; UCC volunteers travel to Ecuador

"The intention was to bring together a group of volunteers to another country, learn something about each other and work together on a common project," said Pastor Janel Kolar, from the First Congregational -United Church of Christ at Dickinson and New England. "We learned a new word from the Spanis


Police capture woman who walked away from work release this month

A Dickinson woman who had walked away from the Southwest Multi-County Correctional Center while on work release earlier this month was located in Dickinson in the early hours of Wednesday, March 14, Dickinson police said. Monique Muniz, 31, reportedly walked away from the Southwest Multi-County Corr


BLOTTER: Area PD warn of phone scam

Muniz walked away from the Southwest Multi-County Correction Center on March 2. If you have information on the location of Monique Muniz, you are asked to call 701-456-7759. A 33-year-old Dickinson man was arrested for allegedly stealing a distributing van from Sanfords on Monday, March 5. He was s