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Assault charges, possibly more pending for woman who set home on fire

June 16, 2014 in Uncategorized

A Richardton woman is facing charges of aggravated assault after she allegedly set fire to her home following a dispute with her boyfriend.

Authorities said April Lopez, 32, used gasoline as an accelerant to start a fire shortly after midnight Sat…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

Investigation of Sharkee’s Bar fire reveals forcible entry

June 3, 2014 in Uncategorized

LUVERNE — The investigation into a fire at Sharkee’s Sports Bar & Grill building, 705 S. Kniss Ave., has revealed that forcible entry was made into the building, and that the fire was intentionally set.

“We concluded that the fire was in…continue reading on dglobe.com

Investigators turn to Sander’s phones

April 7, 2014 in Uncategorized

Investigators are looking to Thomas Sander’s phones in making their case that he started the Trinity High School fire last month.

Dickinson Police Det. Jeremy Moser believes evidence is contained in “voicemails, text messages, contact lists, p…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

Who is former principal Thomas Sander? Mixed feelings expressed about man who allegedly set fire to THS building

March 8, 2014 in Uncategorized

Thomas Sander had been working toward becoming a principal for a while.
So when he got that job at Trinity High School last summer, he emailed some academic contacts, telling them the good news.
“He told me he got this principalship at a Catholic…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

Who is former principal Thomas Sander? Mixed feelings expressed about man who allegedly set fire to THS building

March 8, 2014 in Uncategorized

Thomas Sander had been working toward becoming a principal for a while.
So when he got that job at Trinity High School last summer, he emailed some academic contacts, telling them the good news.
“He told me he got this principalship at a Catholic…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

Trinity parents want more communication with school leaders

March 7, 2014 in Uncategorized

Parents expressed sentiment for communication and having a bigger voice in the school system Friday afternoon as a large crowd gathered in the Life Center room at St. Wencelaus Catholic Church in Dickinson for a public forum in response to Monda…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

Trinity parents want more communication with school leaders

March 7, 2014 in Uncategorized

Parents expressed sentiment for communication and having a bigger voice in the school system Friday afternoon as a large crowd gathered in the Life Center room at St. Wencelaus Catholic Church in Dickinson for a public forum in response to Monda…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

Trinity officials rally students, parents as answers slowly come

March 5, 2014 in Uncategorized

With ashes on his head, ashes in one of his schools and an administrator behind bars, Dickinson Catholic Schools President Steve Glasser told students, parents and community members Wednesday at Queen of Peace Catholic Church that it’s time to move…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

Trinity principal arrested for alleged arson after Monday fire

March 4, 2014 in Uncategorized

Dickinson Trinity High School principal Thomas J. Sander has been taken into custody in connection with a fire that broke out at the school Monday morning, according to a release sent out by the Dickinson Police Department on Tuesday. 

The re…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

South Dakota investigators use arson-sniffing dog

January 30, 2014 in Uncategorized

SIOUX FALLS (AP) — A specially trained dog is helping South Dakota investigators figure out if fires are intentionally set.

KSFY-TV reports Maggie the fire dog goes through one hour of training every day so she can sniff out chemicals used to …continue reading on mitchellrepublic.com