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REARDON: A glimpse of a dream

In 67 games over 79 days, the Big Sticks went 34-33, finishing second in the league and taking the Lewis Division with a crazy come-from-behind win over the Souris Valley Sabre Dogs. The players gained valuable experience before heading back to their college teams, but the community also benefited. With the addition of the Expedition Read More…

North Dakota tourism head wins national award

The association cited a 35 percent jump in tourism-related employment in North Dakota under her direction. It also noted the promotional campaign featuring Hollywood actor and North Dakota native Josh Duhamel. “Sara’s unwavering commitment to telling the story of North Dakota—to the country and the world—has benefited the people of her state immeasurably,” association President Read More…

New sales tax approved for November ballot

“Public safety taxes the general fund pretty heavily,” Cripe said. “About 41 percent of the general fund goes to public safety.” For 2019, the Dickinson Police Department is requesting a $5.6 million budget and Dickinson Fire Department is requesting $2.3 million, Cripe said. Both departments draw from the general fund, which holds less than $19 Read More…

Measure seeking personalized vehicle plates for volunteer responders approved for North Dakota ballot

Secretary of State Al Jaeger said Monday, Aug. 13, that the effort led by Norval Semchenko garnered 15,039 valid signatures, about 1,600 more than needed to appear on the Nov. 6 ballot. The measure would amend state law to require the state Department of Transportation director to issue red personalized plates to volunteer emergency responders Read More…