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Dunn County commits more for airport runway project

June 18, 2014 in Uncategorized

MANNING — As the first day of an expansion project commenced at Weydahl Field Airport in Killdeer, Dunn County commissioners agreed to provide an additional $157,000 for the project.
Commissioners had already agreed to provide the 20 percent match…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

Getting involved: Candidates give advice to political hopefuls during DSU panel

April 22, 2014 in Uncategorized

Local politicians and candidates doled out advice to future political hopefuls during a panel at Dickinson State University on Tuesday night.
“You’ve got to be involved in your community,” North Dakota Senate Majority Leader Rich Wardner said….continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

‘We will give them a choice’: Democrats have full slate of candidates for western districts

April 11, 2014 in Uncategorized

Democrats will have a full slate of candidates for the three districts in western North Dakota up for election, and it could be a game-changer.
“The fact that we have candidates and people willing to step forward, I think it changes things,” sai…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

‘We will give them a choice’: Democrats have full slate of candidates for western districts

April 11, 2014 in Uncategorized

Democrats will have a full slate of candidates for the three districts in western North Dakota up for election, and it could be a game-changer.
“The fact that we have candidates and people willing to step forward, I think it changes things,” sai…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

A place for Teddy: Theodore Roosevelt Presidential Library plans taking shape

April 3, 2014 in Uncategorized

Dickinson could one day be home to a library for one of the most revered presidents in American history.
Dickinson State University and one of the country’s top museum planning firms, at the behest of the North Dakota Legislature, are in the early…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

UND research facility purchase questioned by state legislators

February 12, 2014 in Uncategorized

BISMARCK — Lawmakers Wednesday questioned University of North Dakota and state higher education officials on the university’s purchase of a research facility from a university-affiliated foundation last fall.
UND purchased the struggling 5-year-…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

Oil from Tioga spill seeped 30 feet into ground, maybe farther: Committee also briefed on progress of Casselton derailment cleanup

February 11, 2014 in Uncategorized

BISMARCK — Oil from a major pipeline leak near Tioga last fall has seeped at least 30 feet below ground, “and we think it’s gone down farther than that,” the North Dakota Department of Health’s environmental section chief told state lawmake…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

Oil from Tioga spill seeped 30 feet into ground, maybe farther: Committee also briefed on progress of Casselton derailment cleanup

February 11, 2014 in Uncategorized

BISMARCK — Oil from a major pipeline leak near Tioga last fall has seeped at least 30 feet below ground, “and we think it’s gone down farther than that,” the North Dakota Department of Health’s environmental section chief told state lawmake…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

‘Show us the money’: Oil counties want more state funding

February 6, 2014 in Uncategorized

Members of the North Dakota Association of Oil and Gas Producing Counties are near a breaking point as financial needs for energy impacts in the organization’s region continue to pile up.
That was the message Wednesday during the association’s m…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

Williston state Sen. Lyson won’t seek re-election

December 4, 2013 in Uncategorized

WILLISTON (AP) — North Dakota state Sen. Stan Lyson says he will not seek re-election next year.
The 77-year-old Williston Republican made the announcement in a letter to Republican Majority Leader Rich Wardner this week. Lyson says he will step a…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com