Skip to main content
The Dickinson Press
2 Fargo schools ranked among best in ND by U.S. News
Williston, Gov. Burgum unveil plan for city development
Minot running low on money for flood protection project
Northwest ND man pleads not guilty to beating, raping prostitute
A woman called 911 about burglars at her neighbor's house. They were black Airbnb guests.
crime and courts
nation and world
MDU celebrates successes at annual meeting
105-year-old West Fargo salvage yard founder remembered for work ethic, sense of humor
145 million Social Security numbers, 99 million addresses and more: Every type of personal data Equifax lost to hackers, by the numbers
Ray Szmanda, longtime pitchman for Menards, dead at 91
Dickinson Press wins 'general excellence' once again
place a business brief
Flaring policy changes keep benchmarks but give ND oil industry flexibility
Trump announces support for year-round E15 sales
Trump ethanol moves may be worse for farmers than soy tariff
Oil companies differ on plans to drill near Lake Sakakawea
State makes recommendations on federal carbon regulations
Photo of flame resembling Jesus taken at Fargo church
10 Minnesota illnesses linked to national E. coli outbreak in romaine lettuce
A bride-to-be lost her arm in a crocodile attack - and still got married five days later
Kids attend Safety Fair
STEM All Stars named
Within striking distance: Heart River baseball flirts with first win on Tuesday
McNeilly, Sickler selected to senior all-star series
Senior night sweep: Zubke, Dutchak carry Midgets to wins over Bismarck High
Saints RB Ingram suspended for PED violation
Rosario, Odorizzi lead Twins to sweep of Cardinals
Commentary: In defense of North Dakota’s income tax cuts
Commentary: Melania Trump trolls her husband
Commentary: The financial forecast for colleges is gloomy - how can they weather the storm?
Commentary: Senator Heidi Heitkamp’s campaign not saying if staff benefited from the Trump tax cuts she voted against
COMMENTARY: Your fuel must be checked
Submit a Political Letter
Matthew E. Shell
Myron W. Brown
Melvin and Myong Bullinger
Rep. Josh Boschee
New weightlifting studio sees early success
A beautiful backyard
Veterans Pavilion, for those who served
New Methodist church honors past, anticipates future
Dairy farming is not only a job, but a lifestyle
30 Under 30
2018 Best Of The Western Edge Winners
5 places close to home to consider for your spring vacation
January 11, 2018
LETTER: Leave imaginary commerce to your imaginary friends
The Bitcoin: An idea based on nothing promoted by people that want your US currency. How gullible have we gotten? How far from reality must we be to believe someone’s idea of replacing physical currencies with an imaginary one can actually work?
January 11, 2018 - 10:56pm
March 24, 2016
Letter: Tufte right for ND Supreme Court
When I heard Justice Dale Sandstrom was retiring at the end of the year, I immediately started thinking about who might succeed him on the North Dakota Supreme Court. The first name that came to mind was Jerod Tufte. Many friends and colleagues I talked to around the state also volunteered...
March 24, 2016 - 5:52pm
December 18, 2015
Letter: There’s little evidence to suggest wind farm would hurt Stark County
There’s little evidence to suggest wind farm would hurt Stark County We’re asking the Stark County Commission and Zoning Board to please support county landowners, the New England School District, Basin Electric and future generations by allowing permits to create the Brady Wind...
December 18, 2015 - 6:02pm
December 1, 2015
Letter: In a world full of bad news, it’s easy to forget all the good people
I want to share a few personal thoughts with everyone in southwest North Dakota. As we listen to the national news and hear about all the shootings, the terror plots of ISIS, and all the negative issues around the world, it’s easy to forget about all the good people and kind acts...
December 1, 2015 - 6:45pm
October 2, 2015
Letter: Cities, counties must avoid repeat of ’80s boom-and-bust cycle
I have read and watched the local and national news the past few weeks with interest in the oil energy industry. The industry has shown a tremendous change in its structure from one year ago. The industry in our state has lost a large amount of business and has had a large amount...
October 2, 2015 - 5:24pm
September 22, 2015
Letter: Thanks for American flag on Belfield water tower
Belfield’s new water tower displays our nation’s flag. Not the usual cloth flowing with the wind, but a “portrait,” worthy of the honor and pride of the Belfield property owner responsible for its placement there. To that property owner, I say, “thank you,” and “semper...
September 22, 2015 - 4:31pm
September 1, 2015
Letter: Planned Parenthood videos are a fraudulent ploy
Planned Parenthood has said all along that the videos at the heart of the smear campaign against them were heavily edited to deceive the public, and now expert analysis confirms it. Teams of experts in video forensics, production and transcription have determined the videos have no...
September 1, 2015 - 7:29pm
February 28, 2015
Letter: Dickinson needs to control growth in face of oil slowdown
I read The Dickinson Press article “Growth Control” in the Feb. 25 paper with great interest. In general, it states that some members of the Dickinson Planning and Zoning Board feel it is time to slow down development of new subdivisions for the city. I agree with these members...
February 28, 2015 - 10:27pm
December 4, 2014
Letter: Thank you to the volunteers on Thanksgiving morning
I want to express my heartfelt thanks to Dickinson State University and the Trinity High School girls for the meal delivered to me on Thanksgiving morning. In this freezing weather, I received the meal pipin’ hot. What an effort! I applaud all the pumpkin pie makers. God bless...
December 4, 2014 - 11:16pm
October 6, 2014
Letter: Cramer’s words don’t match his actions
As a veteran myself, I don’t question Kevin Cramer’s sincerity when he tells our veterans how important they are to him and how much he appreciates their service. My problem is with his votes, because they are a true reflection of his rigid, extreme ideology and they are most...
October 6, 2014 - 11:18pm
Letter: Measure 1 complicated, unnecessary
I write to address a letter which appeared in the Sept. 11 Bismarck Tribune. It denied Measure 1 is a “personhood amendment.” Truth is found in North Dakota legislative records and Web archives. SCR 4009, sponsored by Margaret Sitte, placed Measure 1 on the North Dakota ballot....
October 6, 2014 - 11:17pm
September 23, 2014
Letter: Measuring the measures
Only five times in the past three decades have voters been presented with eight or more ballot measures. The 2014 election has eight covering a broad array of issues. North Dakota citizens hold an opportunity to exercise their right within the democratic voting process. The method...
September 23, 2014 - 10:36pm
August 16, 2014
Letter: Wording of Measure 1 concerning for families
I have resided in North Dakota for 38 years and the thought of Measure 1 passing is very concerning to me. I believe this measure will in fact hinder the ability for North Dakotans to make some very difficult and personal decisions due to its wording being so vague. My husband James,...
August 16, 2014 - 11:48pm
August 12, 2014
Letter: Taylor a common-sense type of leader
A recent study funded by the North Dakota Petroleum Council studied the flammability of Bakken crude. They determined that it was quite safe to transport via rail. Wow! What a surprise! The fox said it is OK to guard the henhouse. Then our state’s “watchdog,” the state Industrial...
August 12, 2014 - 6:59pm
July 2, 2014
Letter: Understand the meaning behind Measure 1
Measure 1 will be on the ballot in November. It would insert language into the North Dakota Century Code (North Dakota Constitution) stating, “The inalienable right to life of any human being at any stage of development must be recognized and protected.” Measure 1 itself does...
July 2, 2014 - 6:37pm