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City approves new water reclamation bypass

Dickinson City Commissioners Tuesday approved a $219,600 low bid from BEK Consulting for a new water reclamation bypass. Only two bids were received. The new bypass will allow the city to better collect water to be sold for re-use. "We're using the lagoon cell no. 4 as storage for the resale water w

THE DICKINSON PRESS - 2018-03-23 23:50:46

City, movie theater finalizing land sale

A new eight-screen movie theater in Dickinson could be realized this summer. The city of Dickinson has an agreement with Odyssey Theaters for land opposite of City Hall on Second Avenue East, currently used as a parking lot. The land is expected to be sold for $100,000 and the construction project i

THE DICKINSON PRESS - 2018-03-24 00:13:52

Judge rules that Dickinson man's horses should be seized

DICKINSON, N.D. -- A Southwest District Court judge upheld a petition to seize animals from a Dickinson man on Wednesday, March 21, at the Stark County Courthouse. Stark County Sheriff Deputy Matt Keesler, with the department's civil division, said the department received allegations of neglected an


Burgum to tour downtown Dickinson

Gov. Doug Burgum will be touring downtown Dickinson and its renaissance zone as part of his Main Street ND Initiative on April 4. Dickinson joined the MSI in February. The program provides resources and guidelines to help create vibrant downtown areas and represents a unified effort across the state


Hoping for the best: Early moisture will hopefully help drought

The drought of 2017 was tough for North Dakota's agriculture industry, leaving farmers and ranchers across the state hoping that the recent moisture and sunshine will be just what the ground needs to prevent it from continuing. "There's a thing with drought and dryness, we can look and see that we a

THE DICKINSON PRESS - 2018-03-23 23:57:49

School resource officer connects with students

In the few years School Resource Officer Sgt. Brandon Stockie has been on the job, no student has brought a gun to school. Stockie has an office at Dickinson High School and his fellow SRO, Tiffany Whinery, bases herself out of the new Dickinson Middle School. Together they cover the whole school di

THE DICKINSON PRESS - 2018-03-23 23:59:26

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 Tuesday. It doesn't hu


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


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


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


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


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


Dickinson police bust counterfeiting operation, arrest 2 men

DICKINSON, N.D. (AP) - Dickinson police have arrested two men believed to be responsible for passing counterfeit money in the city. Authorities say they searched a residence Thursday and found an active counterfeiting operation with more than $2,600 in bogus bills in various stages of production. Of


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


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


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


Board decides on constructing Roosevelt Library in Dickinson, museum in Medora

DICKINSON, N.D.-The Theodore Roosevelt Presidential Library is going to be built in Dickinson. Its museum, though, is going farther west to Medora in the Badlands. The library foundation board, after a three-day meeting in Minneapolis decided its efforts would be divided between the two cities. "My