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The Dunn County Sheriff's Office held one of the largest promotional ceremonies the agency has had in recent history on Friday, Feb 15. An audience of more than two dozen witnesses, many of whom were friends and family of the soon-to-be-promoted deputies, listened closely as Sheriff Gary Kuhn addressed the future of the sheriff's office from the commissioner's room in Manning.
On Feb. 10, at 9:43 p.m., watchful eyes peered through darkness from the relative safety of window blinds, as red and blue emergency lights painted the town of Richardton. Throughout the area, K-9 units and a host of other law enforcement agencies were actively searching for a burglar hiding somewhere in the sleepy rural town perched off U.S. Highway 8. As a last resort, Stark County Sheriff Corey Lee requested the use of Stark County Emergency Services' Emergency Citizen Notification system to alert Richardton residents of the potential threat in the area.
Nearing the end of the nineteenth century, the steady trickle of eastern Europeans making their way to America turned into a full-on rush of eager immigrants seeking a new life abroad. While individual Ukrainians had come to the United States and the Dakota territories years earlier, the first mass wave immigrated to the Dakotas in the late 1880s. "God opened up America and the people came here. My uncle bought our place. Our departure made it easier for those remaining in Ukraine," Pearl Basaraba, of Billings County, wrote in 1914.
If you know your Valentine has a sweet tooth, you can go for something classic like candy hearts and Hallmark cards, or something more trendy and unique like a shoe. Yes, you read that right — a shoe. It's sweeter than it sounds. Dickinson's C&K Sweet Shoppe and Coffee, located at 2169 Second Ave. W., has an array of delicacies that can tickle even the hardest heart to joy this Valentine's Day. Among them are high-heeled chocolate stilettos with the customer's choice of either chocolate-dipped strawberries or homemade truffles.
The first hurdle in keeping the Dakota Women's Correctional and Rehabilitation Center (DWCRC) in New England has been cleared. On Monday, House Standing Committee for Appropriations — Human Resources Division held three separate votes concerning the fate of the women's prison with surprising results.
A single post on social media created a sensation over the weekend as middle school parents learned of a possible threat to the security of their children. On Monday, the Dickinson Police Department and the Dickinson Public School Administration responded to the "rumors" and concern raised by parents in a joint statement to the public.
On Friday, Dickinson juvenile runaway Chloe Anton was located in Utah by local law enforcement, ending the seven-day search for the teenager. "She was in the company of an adult male. No charges have been filed at this time against the male," Capt. David Wilkie, Dickinson Police Department, said. "Ms. Anton will need to appear in court in Utah before she can return to Dickinson. This case is still under investigation." The investigation into the runaway began a week prior.
The 2019 America's Farmers campaign has kicked off with the Grow Rural Education program's launch, which provides North Dakota farmers with the opportunity to nominate local rural public schools for grants of up to $25,000 to enhance their school's science, technology, engineering and math curriculums. Having awarded more than $530,000 to North Dakota schools and more than $51 million to worthy organizations and causes since 2010, the America's Farmers organization, sponsored by the Monsanto Fund, is the philanthropic arm of Bayer.
What is the cost for homeowners who fail to clear snow and ice from the sidewalk in front of their home within 72 hours after snow stops falling? According to Section 33.04.290 of the Dickinson Municipal Code, the violation results in a fine of up to $500 with subsequent offenses resulting in a Class B Misdemeanor charge. The cost of the city streets not being fully cleared of snow and ice in a timely manner may be even higher. According to police records, there were 18 vehicle accidents involving 30 vehicles within a single 24-hour period in Dickinson on Tuesday.
On Friday, 16-year-old Chloe Anton left school and hasn't been seen by her family since. The Dickinson Police Department's search for the runaway Dickinson juvenile continues into its 4th day, with mixed leads in the case. "If you know where she is, contact dispatch at 701-456-7759. You may remain anonymous," A Dickinson Police Department social media post read. "A person who willfully harbors a runaway minor with knowledge that the child is being sought by a law enforcement authority is guilty of a Class A Misdemeanor. So yea, don't."