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Other Views: Oil boom sex trafficking an epidemic

July 22, 2014 in Uncategorized

North Dakota’s attorney general again warned that sex trafficking in oil country is, by state historical standards, approaching epidemic levels. Wayne Stenehjem was on the airwaves last week reporting how easy it’s been for law enforcement agents…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

Other Views: North Dakota making progress on binge drinking

July 8, 2014 in Uncategorized

North Dakotans should not cheer too loudly about the decline in youth binge drinking, as reported last week by the national Youth Risk Behavior Survey. The rate fell from 41.5 percent in 2001 to 21.9 percent last year. That’s a significant decline,…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

Are we better off? Take the survey

July 6, 2014 in Uncategorized

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Are we better off? Press asks the readers: Is Dickinson a better place than it was 5 years ago?

July 6, 2014 in Uncategorized

For the past two weeks, Dickinson has been flooded with visitors for Roughrider Days and the Fourth of July, and it seems like most people who come to our area ask the same question in many different ways? 

“Do you like what is going on in …continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

Other Views: Cellphone searches off limits

June 27, 2014 in Uncategorized

A cellphone privacy decision by the U.S. Supreme Court sends a strong message that technology will not undermine protections guaranteed by the Fourth Amendment to the U.S. Constitution. The court said police must obtain a warrant to search for inform…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

Other Views: Hess drills; finds gusher of talent

June 27, 2014 in Uncategorized

For a government-run institution that critics say is on its last legs, about to implode, failing at its core mission and facing all manner of other ills, the North Dakota University System sure draws a lot of capitalist support.
Case in point: Thurs…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

Other Views: Hess drills; finds gusher of talent

June 27, 2014 in Uncategorized

For a government-run institution that critics say is on its last legs, about to implode, failing at its core mission and facing all manner of other ills, the North Dakota University System sure draws a lot of capitalist support.
Case in point: Thurs…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

Our View: Build the Roosevelt Library on DSU’s campus

June 20, 2014 in Uncategorized

Every school kid in North Dakota is taught how important Theodore Roosevelt was to our state and nation.
Roosevelt was a hero of the Spanish-American War after leading his Rough Riders to victory in the Cuba. At just 42 years old, he became the youn…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

Other Views: IRS’s lost emails make for a troubling tale

June 20, 2014 in Uncategorized

Don’t look now, but the simmering scandal about the White House possibly using the Internal Revenue Service to target opposition groups is coming closer to a boil.
And this week, more people than the usual partisan suspects are taking note.
They …continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

Our View: Don’t forget to go vote today, because it counts

June 9, 2014 in Uncategorized

We are all busy these days, especially here in our growing western North Dakota, but we all need to put the coffee cup down and leave for a few minutes early this morning for work so you can vote on your way.
Can’t do it this morning? Do it at lun…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com