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Jan Murtha taking over as Dickinson city attorney

Jan Murtha of Dickinson has accepted a position as the new city attorney, bringing to the job years of experience working with various municipal governments and North Dakota's Attorney General's office. Murtha will be taking over the position on Dec. 4 from Haylee Cripe, who has been serving as city


Legionnaire of the Year: Art Wanner has a heart for veterans

Working behind the scenes or serving as a featured speaker, Wanner has dedicated many hours of his time in support of veterans. His work hasn't gone unnoticed. This summer, he received the Legionnaire of the Year Award from the American Legion Department of North Dakota. Selection was based on servi

THE DICKINSON PRESS - 2017-11-23 23:35:28

Heitkamp prioritizes soil health, research

U.S. Sen. Heidi Heitkamp spoke about the need for more investment in agriculture research, particularly in soil health, during the North Dakota Association of Soil Conservation Districts' annual meeting, according to a news release from her office. "As I talk to farmers and ranchers across the state

THE DICKINSON PRESS - 2017-11-23 22:34:04

Blotter: Multiple potential overdoses reported over the weekend

A 34-year-old woman survived what Dickinson police suspect may have been a heroin overdose on Friday. A 61-year-old Fargo man was found deceased in his hotel room on the 300 block of 15th Street West on Friday. The cause of death is not known. A 19-year-old Dickinson woman was arrested for simple


Recovering addict finds purpose with wood shop

SAN DIEGO (KGTV) - On this day when we give thanks and families gather around tables, it's only fitting we focus our attention on one San Diegan whose livelihood is making tables, and thankful for doing so. In a way, they saved his life. "I never would have thought in a million years that I would ow

SAN DIEGO CHANNEL - 2017-11-24 04:35:55

Man Who Spent Nearly 40 Years Behind Bars for Crime He Did Not Commit Speaks Out

The 70-year-old Vietnam veteran hopes authorities can still find the man who killed his then-girlfriend and her four-year-old son Craig Richard Coley has spent more than 38 years behind bars for a double homicide he did not commit. This morning, Coley woke up in Carlsbad just blocks from the beach,

NBC SAN DIEGO - 2017-11-24 06:00:00

Pistorius' Prison Sentence Increased to 13 Years, 5 Months

Pistorius has served over a year of his initial six-year sentence AP/Shiraaz Mohamed, File In this July 6, 2016, file photo, Oscar Pistorius, center, arrives at the High Court in Pretoria, South Africa, for a sentencing hearing for the murder of his girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp in his home on Valentin

NBC SAN DIEGO - 2017-11-24 09:17:13

Sound heard in Argentine sub search was likely 'explosion'

Argentine Navy officials embrace inside the Mar de Plata Naval Base after Argentina's Navy announced that a sound detected during the search for the missing ARA San Juan submarine is consistent with that of an explosion, in Mar de Plata, Argentina, Thursd MAR DEL PLATA, Argentina (AP) - An apparent

THECWSANDIEGO.COM - 2017-11-24 02:44:00

Fire Damages 2 Homes in Chula Vista

NBC 7 Chula Vista firefighters battled two house fires on Helix Avenue before dawn Friday. Neighbors were awakened by sirens on Helix Avenue just after 3 a.m. Two adjacent homes were burning. The neighborhood is located south of E L Street and west of Interstate 805

NBC SAN DIEGO - 2017-11-24 12:43:20

Woman fatally injured in Columbia County crash

KINDERHOOK, N.y. >> A Columbia County woman was fatally injured Wednesday night in a two-vehicle crash on U.S. Route 9, according to state police. State police at Livingston said in a press release that Alicia M. Fernandez, 41, of Hudson was driving south on Route 9 near Birch Drive around 7:58 p.m

DAILY FREEMAN - 2017-11-23 05:00:00

State study faults Hudson PCB cleanup

The state sent the results of its own study on the Hudson River PCB cleanup to the nation's top environmental official Wednesday that claims the $1 billion cleanup is not finished and more work needs to be done. Environmental Conservation Commissioner Basil Seggos said the work, based on some 1,200

TIMES UNION - 2017-11-22 16:19:35

Environmental groups propose safety measures for Hudson

Environmental groups are recommending a variety of safety initiatives to further protect the Hudson River, including limiting where barges and tankers can anchor on the Hudson. Recommendations from Riverkeeper, Scenic Hudson and Hudson River Sloop Clearwater include further traffic management and co

POUGHKEEPSIE JOURNAL - 2017-11-22 20:36:29

Peak-usage period for Central Hudson's variable electric rate program shrinks from 12 hours to 5

The state Public Service Commission has shortened the higher-cost peak-usage period in a Central Hudson program that lets customers pay varying electricity rates. The change, reducing the peak pricing period from 12 hours to five hours per day, was approved by the commission last week and "should pr


Freeman launches 41st annual Holiday Fund drive to benefit Mid-Hudson agencies that help the needy

KINGSTON, N.Y. >> Donations large and small are being accepted by the Freeman as the newspaper launches its 41st annual Holiday Fund drive to aid five Mid-Hudson agencies that help the region's needy. The money raised in the annual drive, which runs through Christmas, is used by the agencies in a va


Attorney for Kingston opponents of Central Hudson gas regulator station hints at legal action

KINGSTON, N.Y. >> An attorney retained by a Kingston community group says the city Planning Board potentially violated the law in its review of a proposal by Central Hudson Gas & Electric Corp. to build a natural gas regulator station on Washington Avenue at Janet Street. Valeria Gheorghiu told the


Forum sheds light on complicated Indian Point closure: Editorial

Subscribed, but don't have a login? While it's years away, the Indian Point nuclear power plant will close, and there will be huge ramifications, including here in Dutchess County. New Orleans-based Entergy, the plant's owner, faced many regulatory hurdles and lawsuits if it continued a permit renew

POUGHKEEPSIE JOURNAL - 2017-11-24 14:00:06

Tour these historic properties during the holidays

Aside from being beautiful places to tour during the holidays, these Hudson Valley homes are a piece of local history. "Harmony Hall-Jacob Sloat House remains an important surviving example of exceptional 19th Century architecture associated with an important Rockland County founding family, Jacob S

LOHUD.COM - 2017-11-24 13:00:03

Barnwell Primary School student remembered

Javian Hayward's classmates made pins out of puzzle pieces to remember him. Barnwell Primary School is missing a piece of its puzzle after the death of Javian Hayward. The 8-year-old died on Nov. 13 from injuries he sustained two days earlier from a wreck that occurred in Aiken County. His mother a

THEPEOPLESENTINEL.COM - 2017-11-22 23:06:47

4-H has Poultry Show at Orangeburg County Fair

October 7, 2017 will stand out in the minds of several youth for a long time. It is the day that a few 4-H members were recognized for their hard work raising flocks of chickens. Youth were recognized for best Pullet Flock, Showmanship, Record Book completion, and participated in an interview as par


Xi Omega Omega makes donation to Safe Haven and recognizes Breast Cancer Awareness Month

On Saturday, Oct. 21, Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc., Xi Omega Omega Chapter, collected non-perishable food items as it focused on one of its national initiatives: decreasing childhood hunger. National Childhood Hunger Day was recognized nationwide on Oct. 16. The items collected were taken to Saf