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Sun power: Stark County invests in solar-powered speed signs

September 6, 2014 in Uncategorized

A partnership between the Stark County Sheriff’s Department and the Southwest Coalition of Safe Communities is working to decrease incidents of speeding and dangerous driving by installing five solar-powered signs around the region, with more to co…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

Sun power: Stark County invests in solar-powered speed signs

September 6, 2014 in Uncategorized

A partnership between the Stark County Sheriff’s Department and the Southwest Coalition of Safe Communities is working to decrease incidents of speeding and dangerous driving by installing five solar-powered signs around the region, with more to co…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

Minnesota traffic deaths surpass 200 for 2014

August 20, 2014 in Uncategorized

WORTHINGTON — Preliminary reports released Monday show that two motorcycle fatalities — one last week in Wright County, and one Sunday night in Rochester — have contributed to 204 people losing their lives on Minnesota roads so far in 2014. The…continue reading on dglobe.com

Police activity up, parallel with growth: Second-quarter report shows no ‘dramatic spike,’ authorities say

August 6, 2014 in Uncategorized

Dickinson Police activity is up over last year, but officials are saying the growth has been consistent with the city’s increasing population.
The agency released its second-quarter numbers earlier this week before the Dickinson City Commission, w…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

Emergency treatment: Oilfield work, traffic pushing more people to Watford City ER

August 1, 2014 in Uncategorized

WATFORD CITY — Dr. Donita Diamond came to western North Dakota from Detroit to get away from crime and kids showing up in her clinic with bullet wounds.
But after five months in the trenches of the McKenzie County Clinic and the hospital’s emerg…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

Commissioners debate truck regulation salary: Stark County officials try to woo back promoted deputy

April 2, 2014 in Uncategorized

As Stark County slowly thaws out from a seemingly never-ending winter, having a full-time truck regulation deputy in the Sheriff’s Office becomes more and more critical.
Recently, the sheriff’s department lost its truck regulation deputy when Fr…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

Commissioners debate truck regulation salary: Stark County officials try to woo back promoted deputy

April 2, 2014 in Uncategorized

As Stark County slowly thaws out from a seemingly never-ending winter, having a full-time truck regulation deputy in the Sheriff’s Office becomes more and more critical.
Recently, the sheriff’s department lost its truck regulation deputy when Fr…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

Group floats idea of a ferry across Lake Sakakawea

March 7, 2014 in Uncategorized

WILLISTON — A ferry to float vehicles across Lake Sakakawea could relieve traffic on overburdened Oil Patch highways, a group working to plan western North Dakota’s future said.

Members of the Vision West ND Consortium voted this week to fund …continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

Group floats idea of a ferry across Lake Sakakawea

March 7, 2014 in Uncategorized

WILLISTON — A ferry to float vehicles across Lake Sakakawea could relieve traffic on overburdened Oil Patch highways, a group working to plan western North Dakota’s future said.

Members of the Vision West ND Consortium voted this week to fund …continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

Christie fires aide, apologizes for traffic jams

January 9, 2014 in Uncategorized

TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — Moving quickly to quell a widening political scandal, Gov. Chris Christie fired one of his top aides Thursday and apologized repeatedly for the “abject stupidity” of his staff, insisting he had no idea anyone around him had eng…continue reading on mitchellrepublic.com