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New England Public School locked down for half-hour

October 29, 2014 in Uncategorized

A lockdown at the New England Public School Wednesday afternoon was suspended after half an hour.

A school official confirmed the building was briefly locked down, but did not confirm the time or cause of the lockdown. School has resumed as normal…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

New England Public School locked down for half-hour

October 29, 2014 in Uncategorized

A lockdown at the New England Public School Wednesday afternoon was suspended after half an hour.

A school official confirmed the building was briefly locked down, but did not confirm the time or cause of the lockdown. School has resumed as normal…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

New England Public School locked down for half-hour

October 29, 2014 in Uncategorized

A lockdown at the New England Public School Wednesday afternoon was suspended after half an hour.

A school official confirmed the building was briefly locked down, but did not confirm the time or cause of the lockdown. School has resumed as normal…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

2 inmates escape from New England women’s prison

October 16, 2014 in Uncategorized

NEW ENGLAND — Two minimum security inmates escaped from the Dakota Women’s Correctional and Rehabilitation Center late Wednesday night.

Justice Lange and Jessica Briggs escaped the facility around 10:45 p.m., said Warden Rachelle Juntunen.

La…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

2 inmates escape from New England women’s prison

October 16, 2014 in Uncategorized

NEW ENGLAND — Two minimum security inmates escaped from the Dakota Women’s Correctional and Rehabilitation Center late Wednesday night.

Justice Lange and Jessica Briggs escaped the facility around 10:45 p.m., said Warden Rachelle Juntunen.

La…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

Down the pipes: City of New England seeks to improve water, sewage

July 16, 2014 in Uncategorized

NEW ENGLAND — Water in New England doesn’t flow. It seeps.
Some of the water infrastructure is so dated that copper pipes that used to be four inches wide have corroded to only two inches.
The city’s water and sewer systems were built in 1947…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

3 appointed to New England School Board, president voted out

June 11, 2014 in Uncategorized

Three school board seats were up for grabs in the New England School District and the challengers won in all three.

Jeff Hewson unseated board President Kristina Ehlis with 225 votes to her 101.

Scott Monke won as a write-in candidate for the …continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

Mayors in New England and Mott hold on to seats

June 10, 2014 in Uncategorized

New England Mayor Marty Opdahl defeated longtime city councilman Allen Schmidt in his first bid for re-election, according to city auditor Jason Jung. Opdahl will serve another four-year term.

Troy Mosbrucker also held on to his seat as mayor of M…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

Opdahl, Schmidt up for New England mayor

June 3, 2014 in Uncategorized

NEW ENGLAND — New England residents will vote for a new mayor on June 10, with incumbent Marty Opdahl facing off against city council member Allen Schmidt.
Opdahl, who first took office in June 2010, has overseen New England while its population i…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

Roadwork season begins in western ND

May 29, 2014 in Uncategorized

By Mike Hricik
mhricik@thedickinsonpress.com
State officials say 2014 could be North Dakota’s biggest year for roadwork.
This summer brings one of the state’s largest construction seasons in its history, spurred by a massive influx of oil and …continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com