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Life saver: 10-year-old out for first swim of the season saves 2-year-old at Patterson Lake

July 26, 2013 in The Dickinson Press

Ten-year-old Mackenzie Wilkinson managed to save a little boy from drowning on Tuesday, despite never having taken a formal swimming lesson in her life. Continue Reading

Nothing like catching a catfish

June 1, 2013 in The Dickinson Press

Sabrina Bookhardt, 6, of Dickinson, touches a small catfish that was caught by her mother, Lenee Bookhardt, early Saturday afternoon at the Dickinson Dike. Continue Reading

Talking Trash: From mattresses to car batteries, Dickinson sees littering taken to new heights

May 10, 2013 in The Dickinson Press

The white dots of bags and cans along the green ditches. The smashed fast food cups along the curbs. Fences full of plastic. This trash is more than an eyesore on the landscape. It can be a fire hazard. And people don’t just throw away paper and plastic. Car batteries and mattresses have been seen along roads and near Patterson Lake Recreational Area. Continue Reading

Nos. 2 to 5 spots to see in southwest North Dakota

April 10, 2013 in The Dickinson Press

In the second week of the top 10 spots to visit in southwestern North Dakota, I will delve into Nos. 2 through 5.
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A tad bit warm in Dickinson area

July 2, 2012 in The Dickinson Press

Residents sweated out highs of more than 90 degrees over the weekend and into Monday, according to the National Weather Service. Heat can bring concerns of severe summer weather, officials said. Continue Reading

Dickinson Dam flood plan reviewed

January 24, 2012 in The Dickinson Press

While there is optimism that the Dickinson Dam won’t overflow, city and state officials met Tuesday at the Law Enforcement Center in Dickinson to review plans in case of a flood.
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A brave beach-goer

June 29, 2011 in The Dickinson Press

Dozens of beach-goers soaked up the scorching sun at Patterson Lake Recreation Area near Dickinson on Wednesday afternoon.
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