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Hocker stresses need for new high school

Dickinson needs a new high school. Shon Hocker, Dickinson Public Schools superintendent, raised the issue at a panel of area educators Tuesday at the yearly meeting of Stark Development Corp.'s members held at Ramada Grand Dakota Lodge.


North Dakota priest says 'fear has overtaken' him since attack

TOWNER, N.D. — It will likely be a packed, emotional courtroom in McHenry County on Monday, Feb. 25, when a judge is expected to sentence a man charged with attacking a Catholic priest in Anamoose and leaving him for dead.


Patterson Lake homeowners receive good news during roundtable discussion

Homeowners along Patterson Lake in Dickinson, ND are one step closer to owning their land, but there's still a lot of work to be done. On Monday in a conference room at the West River Community Center in Dickinson, U.S. Senator John Hoeven hosted a roundtable discussion with homeowners, as well as,


At Least Two People in North Dakota Have Been Affected By Turkey Salmonella Outbreak

At least two people in the state have become ill from a turkey salmonella virus. It has been growing and spreading in the US since 2017. An Epidemiologist with the North Dakota CDC told us investigators have not identified one specific source where the outbreak is coming from.


North Dakota court system is set to unveil new website

BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) — North Dakota's court system is modernizing its 20-year-old website. State Court Administrator Sally Holewa told the Bismarck Tribune that the new NDCourts.gov is expected to be revealed in the next week. The new platform will mainly reorganize what's already online, Holewa said


DFD responded to 681 incidents in 2018

Fire Chief Bob Sivak gave a summary of his 2018 report to city commissioners Tuesday at their regular meeting. In 2018, the Dickinson Fire Department responded to 681 incidents.


North Dakota hotel spa source of Legionnaire's disease

The North Dakota Department of Health and Fargo Cass Public Health are responding to reports of three individuals with Legionnaires’ disease associated with a hotel water park in Casselton.


North Dakota Senate adjourns for mid-session break as House considers find round of bills

BISMARCK — North Dakota senators wrapped a bow on the first half of the 2019 legislative session Wednesday, Feb. 20, as their colleagues across the hall considered a final batch of bills before a mid-session break.


Armstrong finds North Dakota connections in hot topic federal initiatives

Freshman Congressman Kelly Armstrong, R-N.D., said he has spent his first few months in U.S. House of Representatives learning how to utilize his experiences from the North Dakota Legislature.


Dickinson Police Department, School District Release Statements Following Shooting Threat

Following what law enforcement officers are calling a perceived threat to students at Dickinson Middle School both the school district and local police station have released statements.


New NDSU extension agent calls Dickinson home

The NDSU Extension office in Dickinson welcomed its newest agent, Holly Johnson, as the family and community wellness agent in Stark and Billings counties. "Holly's academic background, along with her knowledge of and passion for 4-H, make her a great fit for the Extension agent position in Stark an


WE Rise offers women insight into North Dakota's legislative process

North Dakotans will can learn about the legislative process by attending WE Rise: Women Empowered on March 3-4 in Bismarck. "WE Rise underscores the importance of women’s voices in the legislative process and gives participants the tools to advocate for the issues they care about," said Rep. Karla R


Midgets head to state with four consecutive titles in sight

Another state championship weekend has arrived on the North Dakota high school gymnastics landscape and, as has been the case through much of his tenure, Kent Van Ells heads a team that is believed to be the favorite.


Marooned in Manitoba: Canadians reach out to revive North Dakota men's fishing trip

DICKINSON, N.D. — What started as a dream fishing expedition to the icy waters of Lake Winnipeg, Manitoba, quickly turned into a nightmare for one Dickinson resident who found himself stranded abroad.


Travel Alert Issued in SE North Dakota

NORTH DAKOTA – The North Dakota Department of Transportation and the Highway Patrol have issued a travel alert in southeast North Dakota because of slippery road conditions and reduced visibility.


Eye on South West ND Sports

The boys Night Hawk team dropped an 81-49 decision to Bowman on Feb. 12 and then faced Mott-Regent on Feb. 14. The Wildfire jumped out to a 24-10 first quarter lead and never trailed as they downed the Night Hawks 78-59. After scoring only six points in the first half Night Hawk Warrick Dilse canned


Snowy weekend for the western part of the state

Areas across the Western part of North Dakota received some pretty heavy snowfall over the weekend. According to the National Weather Service, as of 1 p.m. yesterday some places had more than 10 inches of snow.


North Dakota Firefighter's Association hosts fire school in Minot

Close to 800 firefighters from all across the state will be gathered here for the next three days and they're here for one reason. "We meet for three days and we go over anything from basic level firefighter training all the way up to leadership training for the fire officers," said Rob Knuth, train


Richardton-Taylor School expands food options

Richardton-Taylor High School is now offering students the chance to purchase snacks and sandwiches a la carte after lunch and after school. "We decided to offer the a la carte 'cause the kids asked for more options," said secondary principal Misti Vogle. "Part of it also was our kids needed some sn


Youth in Crisis: Dickinson grapples with lack of behavioral health services

Adolescents in the southwest region of the state in dire need of intensive mental health or substance abuse treatment struggle for options and face a long journey away from home to seek critical care.