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Police Blotter: Pickup stolen from Wyoming Casing

August 27, 2014 in Uncategorized

Dickinson Police officers are looking for a vehicle stolen from Wyoming Casing on the 100 block of 40th Street East.

The white Ford pickup, North Dakota license plate 63829, was reported stolen Tuesday morning.

A suspect has been named in the m…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

Kat Perkins to hold Alive@5, DSU concerts

August 27, 2014 in Uncategorized

Kat Perkins is coming to Dickinson — twice.

The Scranton native and rock singer from “The Voice” will hold two concerts. The first is a free public concert set for Alive@5 finale on Thursday, Sept. 4, event director Eric Smallwood said Tuesday.
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Record year: Dickinson Public Schools breaks ’80s boom peak for student enrollment

August 26, 2014 in Uncategorized

At around 4 p.m. on Tuesday, only hours before the new school year began, another family stopped by the Dickinson Public Schools administrative office to register a student.
It was no surprise to Assistant Superintendent Vince Reep: students have be…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

DSU shows growth despite cold start

August 25, 2014 in Uncategorized

Taking the first day of school as a hint, the weather turned to a crisp fall Monday as some southwest North Dakota students walked into the classroom for the first time in months.

At Dickinson State University, Monday was a more commemorative star…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

Our View: Take it slow as school resumes this week in Dickinson

August 25, 2014 in Uncategorized

Do you remember how excited and nervous you were for your first day of school? Every year was different, from kindergarten through high school. Then came the year you were old enough to ride your new bike and, years later, when you drove yourself to …continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

Dickinson’s August rainfall shatters 60-year record

August 25, 2014 in Uncategorized

Dickinson has set a new record for rainfall in the month of August.

The National Weather Service reported Monday that the Dickinson Theodore Roosevelt Regional Airport has received 6.25 inches of rain this month, breaking the city’s previous rec…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

Missing Dickinson teen found in Wyoming

August 25, 2014 in Uncategorized

A Dickinson teen who ran away from home earlier this month has been located in Wyoming.

Taylor Swindle, 16, called her mother on Sunday afternoon to tell her she was OK and that she wanted to come home.

“She said, ‘I’m OK mommy. I made a …continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

Missing Dickinson teen found in Wyoming

August 25, 2014 in Uncategorized

A Dickinson teen who ran away from home earlier this month has been located in Wyoming.

Taylor Swindle, 16, called her mother on Sunday afternoon to tell her she was OK and that she wanted to come home.

“She said, ‘I’m OK mommy. I made a …continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

Monke: Dickinson needs a long-term population solution

August 23, 2014 in Uncategorized

Last week, one of my work colleague’s struck up a conversation with a Dickinson newcomer who had recently moved here from Idaho.

The man said he had left an economically depressed area but was doing well here. Still, he had no intention of bringin…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

Does ND crude need to be stabilized?

August 23, 2014 in Uncategorized

DICKINSON, N.D. — What can be done to keep trains from becoming “Bakken bombs?”

It’s a question on the minds of many North Dakota residents and leaders, so much that some are calling on the state Industrial Commission to require oil companies to …continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com