KLJ Admits Error In Water Tower Design

A new water tower built in east Dickinson is too tall and must be shortened, representatives from the engineering firm KLJ told the city commissioners on Monday. KLJ engineers admitted during the regular meeting that the 150-foot tower was built 78 feet too tall because of an error that happened early in the engineering process.…
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Parts Of Southwest N.D. On Cusp Of Grain Harvest

Kelly Herberholz made the first cut of this year’s harvest a week ago. Since then, he and his father, Joe, have slowly been chipping away at their crop throughout central and western Hettinger County. Kelly estimates they have at least 300 acres done and that much of their spring wheat is running between 35 and…
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DirecTV Viewers In Western N.D. Still Without ABC Affiliate KMBY

It has been nearly two months and DirecTV customers in western North Dakota are still without local ABC affiliate KBMY. DirecTV hasn’t been carrying KBMY — which is based in Bismarck — or North Dakota ABC affiliates WDAY in Fargo and WDAZ in Grand Forks since June 1, when contract extension negotiations broke down between…
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U.S. Sen. Heidi Heitkamp, D-N.D., left, shows U.S. Commodity Futures Trading Commissioner J. Christopher Giancarlo a piece of Bakken shale during a meeting about energy commodity markets on Monday morning at the Public Safety Center in Dickinson. (Dustin Monke / The Dickinson Press)

Federal Commodities Regulator Believes US Oil Industry Can Wait For Prices To Improve

One of the nation’s leading commodities market regulators said Monday he’s confident the American energy industry can remain stable through the current period of lower oil prices, despite what overseas competition believes. Christopher Giancarlo, a commissioner on the U.S. Commodity Futures Trading Commission, discussed North Dakota’s role in world oil markets with Sen. Heidi Heitkamp…
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‘Pokémon Go’ Craze Strong In Dickinson, Causes Few Problems

Ashley DeWitt and Alyss Kovash walked about Prairie Outpost Park on Thursday afternoon, their heads bobbing up and down between the historic buildings and their smartphones. Soon, one pointed to the west and they picked up the pace. After all, they wanted to catch ‘em all. Pokémon that is. The pair — two of hundreds…
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