Final Column For The Press: Thank You Dickinson For 10 Amazing Years

There’s no such thing as a perfect goodbye. Goodbyes are difficult. Sometimes they’re painful. While some goodbyes bring relief, there always seems to be a bit of awkwardness to them. One thing’s for certain — goodbye is never easy to say. So it is with bittersweet excitement, I announce today that I’m stepping down as…
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Changing Gears Across The World: New England Native Engineers ‘Best Gearbox Money Can Buy’

Jack Schorsch believes growing up on a farm in southwest North Dakota instilled a fearlessness in him about mechanical engineering. Schorsch spent countless hours in his youth tinkering on machines and finding better ways to make them work. “You have kind of an instinctive knowledge of how things are going to go right and go…
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Column: Actress Arrest Should Signal End Of DAPL Protests

Actress Shailene Woodley is a spoiled brat. She’s also a prime example of the worst kind of Dakota Access Pipeline protester. Woodley is not a North Dakotan. She’s not a Native American. She a 24-year-old Hollywood actress who grew up in the Los Angeles suburbs. She may “stand with Standing Rock” but she sure doesn’t…
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Meridan Energy Submits Permit To Construct Refinery

BISMARCK – The company planning to build an oil refinery west of Belfield and just three miles from Theodore Roosevelt National Park’s eastern edge has submitted its permit application to the North Dakota Department of Health. Last Friday, Meridian Energy Group submitted its permit to construct the Davis Refinery as a minor synthetic source of…
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Veterans Pavilion Planning Moving Quickly

The Stark County Veterans Pavilion project is closing in on detailed financial planning, Dickinson Parks and Recreation Director James Kramer said Monday at a Park Board meeting. The $600,000 addition to Memorial Park is quickly moving forward, as that money has either been pledged to the project by the city, the park board, the county…
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