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Two puppies stolen in pet store burglary

April 16, 2014 in Uncategorized

MITCHELL, S.D. — Two 8-week-old puppies were stolen during a break-in shortly before 2 a.m. Tuesday at a Mitchell pet store.
Ed Anderson, owner of Ed’s Pet World, said the thief broke into the store through a back door not often used by employee…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

Oil traffic may delay US fertilizer shipments, farmers warn

April 14, 2014 in Uncategorized

WASHINGTON — Increasing use of railroads to ship crude oil could disrupt fertilizer cargo this spring as Midwest farmers prepare for planting, U.S. agriculture leaders warn, even as one railroad said on Monday it will take steps to ensure timely de…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

South Dakota woman guilty of manslaughter in child’s death

April 11, 2014 in Uncategorized

 

CHAMBERLAIN, S.D. — A Gann Valley woman was found guilty on one count of first-degree manslaughter and one count of aggravated assault Friday in the death of 4-year-old Mason Naser.
Donika Gonzales, 23, stood trial this week at the Brule…continue reading on dglobe.com

Poll: N.D. has highest confidence in K-12 system; Minn. ranks third

April 10, 2014 in Uncategorized

FARGO – Nearly nine out of 10 North Dakotans rate the state’s public kindergarten through 12th-grade education system as excellent or good – the highest rating in the nation.

Eighty-seven percent of North Dakotans gave the quality of K-12 ed…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

Poll: N.D. has highest confidence in K-12 system; Minn. ranks third

April 10, 2014 in Uncategorized

FARGO – Nearly nine out of 10 North Dakotans rate the state’s public kindergarten through 12th-grade education system as excellent or good – the highest rating in the nation.

Eighty-seven percent of North Dakotans gave the quality of K-12 ed…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

Weird ‘Chicken from Hell’ dinosaur lived alongside T. Rex in what is now Dakotas

March 20, 2014 in Uncategorized

WASHINGTON — If you’re a dinosaur with a nickname as funky as “the chicken from hell,” you had better be able to back it up.

A dinosaur called Anzu wyliei that scientists identified on Wednesday from fossils found in North Dakota and South…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

Mirror Lake offers recreational plenty of opportunities

March 16, 2014 in Uncategorized

HETTINGER — Following a tough winter — which began in the Adams County and North Dakota-South Dakota border areas by a massive blizzard last October — spring is in the air in this small border town.
One sure sign of spring is the melting ice o…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

Mirror Lake offers recreational plenty of opportunities

March 16, 2014 in Uncategorized

HETTINGER — Following a tough winter — which began in the Adams County and North Dakota-South Dakota border areas by a massive blizzard last October — spring is in the air in this small border town.
One sure sign of spring is the melting ice o…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

ND, SD partner on whitetail study: Crew puts radio-collars on 150 does

March 15, 2014 in Uncategorized

The North Dakota Game and Fish Department and South Dakota’s Department of Game, Fish and Parks are partnering on a two-year study to monitor 150 whitetail does with radio collars in southwest North Dakota and northwest South Dakota.
According to …continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

SD man gets 40 years for raping child during video chat: Bullis eligible for parole in 2033

March 15, 2014 in Uncategorized

MITCHELL, S.D. — A Mitchell man has been sentenced to 40 years in prison for raping a young child while video chatting online.
Joshua Bullis, 31, appeared in court Friday at the Davison County Public Safety Center in Mitchell. Judge Tim Bjorkman s…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com