Symposium Attendees Ted-Set On Plans For Roosevelt Library In Dickinson

Louise W. Knight got her hands dirty Saturday morning. The author and historian from Evanston, Ill., who is in Dickinson as a speaker at the Theodore Roosevelt Symposium, tore into the bark of cottonwood trees at the behest of Roosevelt scholar and symposium leader Clay Jenkinson. As Jenkinson spoke about the process for how the…
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RockPile Gets Bought Out, Expands

One of Dickinson’s biggest oilfield employers has been bought out, but little is changing. It’s even expanding. RockPile Energy Services, which operated primarily as a hydraulic fracturing operation during the Bakken oilfield’s boom years, was acquired earlier this month by Houston-based White Deer Energy. RockPile was previously a subsidiary of Triangle Petroleum Corp. “It puts…
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Democrat Out Of Race For State Senate

A New England man who planned to oppose Republican state Sen. Kelly Armstrong in November’s election has withdrawn his name from the ballot. Democrat John D.W. Fielding said Thursday that his job as an employee of the Transportation Service Administration prohibits him from pursuing political office. Fielding was nominated by his party to challenge Armstrong…
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DSU Enrollment Up 5 Percent: Mitzel Says Heritage Foundation’s Work Essential To Growth

Dickinson State University’s fall semester enrollment increased 5 percent from last year. It’s a small but significant increase as the College on the Hill rebuilds its reputation under a new administration following years of enrollment and foundation scandals. DSU President Thomas Mitzel said Tuesday that fundraising efforts by the DSU Heritage Foundation – formed last…
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Blue Hawk Square Variance Approved

Dickinson State University can start making plans to place students in the Blue Hawk Square off-campus housing complex after the city’s Board of Adjustment approved an off-site parking variance for it Monday morning. The board granted the variance request made by Dacotah Bank, which took ownership of the building in June by claiming the deed…
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