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UPDATE: Bond referendum for new Dickinson high school fails  KFYR-TV

Dickinson residents are voting Tuesday on a $115 million bond referendum for a new high school.



'Helping me pursue my dream': Ackerman, Shepard sign letters...  The Dickinson Press

Whether she was going to continue her track and field career collegiately or not, Dickinson High senior Meghan Ackerman had every intention of attending North ...



Plans for new construction at Dickinson High School moving forward  KFYR-TV

Plans are moving forward to address overcrowding at Dickinson High School. Last fall, we told you about how the building, which is more than 50 years old, ...



Dickinson High School dealing with overcrowding  KFYR-TV

Dickinson High School officials are looking at plans for a new or remodeled school.



DHS to implement career-based academies  The Dickinson Press

After receiving mostly positive feedback on a staff survey, Dickinson High School will move forward with creating an academy model for classes, which places ...



School district is looking for Yes vote on school bond referendum  KXNet.com

Dickinson, ND needs a new public high school and community leaders want your vote.



New design option: DHS unveils plans for new school at public...  The Dickinson Press

The Dickinson School District held a public forum on the possible construction of a new high school last night in which it laid out its most recent plans and ...



'Opportunities are really endless': Leadership Dickinson celebrates graduation  The Dickinson Press

Ashley Tillman, the program's organizer, said the program is aimed at getting local teenagers involved in their community and showing them what Dickinson has ...



One size doesn't fit all: Why a new DHS could be bigger than...  The Dickinson Press

The proposed new Dickinson High School will be 365,000 square feet and have a capacity of 1,600 students. Some community members in the district's last ...



School district takes one more step toward a new high school  KXNet.com

Dickinson Public Schools is one step closer to building a new high school and alleviating overcrowding in the district.



How $115 million bond for DHS would impact your taxes  The Dickinson Press

In the latest community forum, Superintendent Shon Hocker informed those in attendance that the $115 million bond the district is requesting would add a school ...



School board drops question from May ballot  The Dickinson Press

During its Budget Input and Development Committee meeting on March 7, Kent Anderson advised the committee that there was no need for district residents to ...



'That ship sailed years ago': Concerns raised regarding bond...  The Dickinson Press

During Wednesday night's Dickinson High School forum, Superintendent Shon Hocker addressed the need for a new elementary school in addition to a new ...



'We don't want it to end': Dickinson High takes home fourth consecutive...  The Dickinson Press

JAMESTOWN — Hanging to the left of a scoreboard inside the Jerry Meyer Arena, an orange sign with black and white lettering read: "It doesn't get easier, you ...



HS Soccer: Dickinson adds boys, girls programs, could play varsity by fall 2020  KXNet.com

Next school year, Dickinson High will add boys and girls soccer as a sport for the first time ever.



'Above and beyond' -- Area teachers surprised with grant money...  The Dickinson Press

The Dickinson Public Schools Foundation awarded almost $25,000 worth of grant monies to schools around the Dickinson Public School District, funding a ...



An evening of hilarity -- DHS presents "See How They Run"  The Dickinson Press

The Dickinson High School Drama Department will present their second play of the 2018-19 school year, Thursday through Sunday, Feb. 21, 22, 23 and 24.



Dickinson High School football preview  KFYR-TV

After going 1-8 last year, the Dickinson Midgets are making sure this will be a better season.



Big company, small town: JE Dunn plants roots in Dickinson despite...  The Dickinson Press

JE Dunn, the construction manager at risk for the Dickinson High School project, is the 11th largest building contractor in the country and has had an office in ...



Significant turnout to DHS forum: District answers questions,...  The Dickinson Press

In what was likely the longest community forum the district has organized thus far, district officials, school principals and Vice President of JE Dunn Marc Mellmer ...



Further discussion needed on construction manager  The Dickinson Press

While the Dickinson School Board had originally planned on voting whether to hire a construction manager at risk (CMAR) on Tuesday, they decided that the ...



Ellis Island at Dickinson High School  KFYR-TV

Dickinson High School gathered more than 400 students in the last year to produce an interactive project where visitors could learn and experience what it was ...



Small school, big impact: Southwest offers students alternative...  The Dickinson Press

Southwest Community High School is a small alternative school with just 27 students and three teachers, but it makes a big impact. It offers students an ...



High school athlete of the week - Morgan Wardner  The Dickinson Press

Morgan Wardner, a senior quarterback for the Dickinson High football team, led the Midgets to their first win of the season. Wardner had two passing ...



Dickinson sparring session: DHS and Trinity clash in preseason...  The Dickinson Press

The opening weeks of fall football practice gives coaches the opportunity to teach, improve and fine tune. With day-after-day of two-a-days, players on a given ...



Midgets putting the pieces together  The Dickinson Press

In the sport of basketball, a team's personnel often dictates its style of play, which is introduced in practice and molded over the course of the season.



'It just feels so good to finally do it': Fossum wipes away years...  The Dickinson Press

JAMESTOWN — After helping her team capture a state championship, Dickinson High's Ayanna Fossum did not spend the night celebrating. Instead, the junior ...



'Really Humbling': Moody transitions from redshirt to solid UND...  The Dickinson Press

If there is one word to describe Aanen Moody's approach through the first year and a half of his collegiate basketball career, it might be refinement. Relative to ...



'Waiting for a ride': Dickinson Public Schools seeks to improve...  The Dickinson Press

The Dickinson Public Schools and school board are examining the accessibility and efficiency of the busing the district provides to students and hope to present ...



Dickinson shows North Dakota toughness in frigid weather  KXNet.com

On Wednesday Dickinson, ND residents showed their North Dakota toughness by brushing off below zero temperatures and frigid wind chills like they were a ...



Off and running: Williston Invite gives Dickinson track and field...  The Dickinson Press

Dickinson High School officially marked its change in the athletic calendar on Monday, Feb. 25, as the Midgets track and field teams gathered for the first day of ...



Capacity issues crowd kids in cafeteria at DHS  The Dickinson Press

It's 11:45 a.m.: lunch time for students at Dickinson High School. The school has about 1,000 students, but you won't find even half of them in the cafeteria.



DHS to present Shakespeare's "A Midsummer Nights Dream'  The Dickinson Press

The Dickinson High School Drama department will present its first play of the 2018-19 school year, with performances of “A Midsummer Night's Dream” by ...



Dickinson boys fighting to place at state swim and dive meet...  The Dickinson Press

The 2018-19 swimming and diving season has nearly reached its conclusion, and after months of hard work, the Dickinson High boys swimming and diving ...



'No one fights alone': Dickinson High fans show support for Jorda...  The Dickinson Press

After victories in its last two contests, the Dickinson High volleyball team met its match in Mandan, a team that has only dropped a single set in its four previous ...



Amberg named Student Congress Coach of the Year  The Dickinson Press

Dickinson High School language arts teacher Nathan Amberg uses his classroom for more than teaching. It's a gathering place for the Student Congress team ...



DHS cross country hits the ground running for 2018  The Dickinson Press

The Dickinson High boys and girls cross country teams had their first practice of 2018 season on Monday, Aug. 13, and the timing couldn't have been better.



Steckler looks to guide DHS boys swim and dive to greater he...  The Dickinson Press

Weeks before its season-opening meet at Williston on Saturday, Dec. 8, the Dickinson High boys swimming and diving team made a change at the top of its ...



Special teams dominate: Dickinson scores two power play goals,...  The Dickinson Press

Holding a 1-0 lead early in the second period against Minot, the Dickinson High girls hockey team faced its first real test when junior forward Ali Lafond was sent ...



Midgets look to break into win column on Senior Night  The Dickinson Press

If history is an indicator, the Dickinson High School football team should like its chances to pick up its first victory of the season on Friday, Oct. 5, when Williston ...



DHS starts breakfast program: Celebrating National School Lunch...  The Dickinson Press

Finding time to eat breakfast can be a challenge for high school students, especially those who have practice before school or who are riding a bus. It's become ...



DHS expansion planning continues as workshop discusses options  The Dickinson Press

The Dickinson Public School Board met for a noontime workshop on Wednesday where they discussed the design proposal for Dickinson High School, which ...



Second-half surge pushes Midgets by Braves  The Dickinson Press

With six minutes and 18 seconds remaining in a nip-and-tuck battle against Turtle Mountain Community High School, the Dickinson High boys basketball team ...



Hettinger-Scranton shines at DHS tournament, takes silver di...  The Dickinson Press

The annual Dickinson High volleyball tournament featured 25 teams from differing classifications across North Dakota and Montana. While the number of ...



DHS Student Congress team places second at state  The Dickinson Press

The Dickinson High School Student Congress team is celebrating its success for having placed second during the NDHSAA-sponsored State Student Congress ...



Have you seen this girl? -- Dickinson Police searching for runaway...  The Dickinson Press

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 ...



The next level: Local athletes sign to continue competing in...  The Dickinson Press

Dickinson High School seniors Kennedy and Kamryn Kuntz have done everything together for their whole lives, and when they graduate and go to college, that ...



New superintendent at home in Dickinson  The Dickinson Press

He comes from a smaller school district in Wyoming, where he was named 2016 Wyoming Superintendent of the Year. That district, like Dickinson, experienced ...



DHS students take 1st, 3rd place in Science Olympiad  The Dickinson Press

Dickinson High School took two teams to this year's Science Olympiad, competing against 18 other high schools. One team took first place; the other, third.



Krenz, Mavity come up big: Guards help Dickinson hold off Bismarck...  The Dickinson Press

Dickinson High junior guard Kobe Krenz is the arguably the team's best shooter, and against Bismarck St. Mary's, his featherly touch from the outside was on full ...



"An example of what we could do': Midgets hope to build off best performance of the year  The Dickinson Press

For just about any other North Dakota high school gymnastics program, winning six of seven meets would be a tremendous start to any season. But when it ...



Morgan makes magic: Wardner accounts for all five Midgets scores...  The Dickinson Press

Seventeen seniors from the Dickinson High School football team stepped onto Fisher Field at the Biesiot Activities Center for the final time in their black and ...



Farewell, Mr. Dockter: DHS Principal resigns after 40 years in...  The Dickinson Press

After 40 years of working in education, Ron Dockter is stepping down as principal of Dickinson High School, a title he has held for 14 years. He bids farewell to a ...



DHS Cheer Team wins top awards at state; Teandra Schneider named...  The Dickinson Press

Imagine a gymnasium filled with the energy of multiple cheer teams, parents who are dressed in orange and black, holding up crazy signs and chanting and ...



'We expect to come out flying': DHS boys hockey begins season...  The Dickinson Press

For the first time in five years, the Dickinson High boys hockey team opened with victories in its first three games last season, outscoring Williston, Mandan and ...



Dickinson High names graduation speakers  The Dickinson Press

Dickinson High School seniors, Morgan Kainz, Alexus Meduna and Evan Carmichael were. selected by their peers in the A.L. Hagen National Honor Society to ...



Midgets game, but Century too strong: Patriots pull away against...  The Dickinson Press

During the first half of its season opener against the defending Class A champs, the Dickinson High girls basketball team not only competed with Bismarck ...



'We just band together': Various communities show 'love and...  The Dickinson Press

Minutes before the Dickinson High volleyball team hit the floor for pre-match warmups against Mandan at home on Sept. 13, senior setter Lauren Jorda was at a ...



Dickinson High speech team wins third at state  The Dickinson Press

The Dickinson High School speech team celebrated individual and team awards during the 66th annual North Dakota High School Activities Assn.Class A ...



Headed to Jamestown: Class A and B cross country teams prepare...  The Dickinson Press

On Saturday, Oct. 13, Class B cross country programs on this side of the state gathered at Medicine Run Golf Course in Killdeer to compete at the West Region ...



High School Athlete of the Week - Taya Hopfauf  The Dickinson Press

Taya Hopfauf, a freshman catcher for the Dickinson High girls softball team, was the Midgets' best hitter during two games against Bismarck Century on Tuesday ...



Midgets set for matchup against Class-A Goliath: Jamestown  The Dickinson Press

In its final three regular-season contests, the Dickinson High boys basketball team has allowed an average of 45.3 points on better than 50 percent shooting ...



Dickinson demolished: Century crashes Midgets home opener, hang...  The Dickinson Press

Entering its home opener with an undefeated mark, the Dickinson High boys hockey team was grounded by an unwavering attack from a WDA foe. Bismarck ...



New DHS principal named  The Dickinson Press

Kevin Hoherz will be the new principal for Dickinson High School. In his decades-long teaching career he has been a coach, teacher and administrator around ...



High School Athlete of the Week: Ayanna Fossum  The Dickinson Press

Ayanna Fossum, a junior on the Dickinson High gymnastics team, won her first career state all-around title at the North Dakota High School State Gymnastics ...



Jordheim calls it a career: Linebacker reflects on championship,...  The Dickinson Press

It all hasn't yet sunk in for Levi Jordheim. When North Dakota State senior quarterback Easton Stick took a knee at Toyota Stadium to run out the clock, the ...



Youth in Crisis: Dickinson grapples with lack of behavioral health...  The Dickinson Press

Adolescents in the southwest region of the state in dire need of intensive mental health or substance abuse treatment struggle for options and face a long ...



'We are putting something together': Jorda, singles play among...  The Dickinson Press

Following a successful showing during the season-opening weekend in Minot, the Dickinson High girls tennis team began its home schedule against Williston ...



Fargo Davies surges by Dickinson in possible state tournament...  The Dickinson Press

For the second consecutive season, the Dickinson High girls hockey team punched its ticket to NDHSAA state tournament following a 3-0 victory at Jamestown ...



Blotter round-up -- Break-ins, assaults and runaways dominate...  The Dickinson Press

On Jan. 17, at 10:20 a.m. the Dickinson Police Department received a report of possible sexual abuse of a 4-year-old female. The matter remains under ...



City installed 3488 feet of sidewalk in 2018  The Dickinson Press

"They were a long time coming to get these sidewalks installed, because they were difficult," he said. "The landowners invested some of their private money and ...



ND teacher brings escape room concept to classroom  Duluth News Tribune

DICKINSON, N.D. -- For some students, a classroom can be a place from which they can't wait to escape. Dickinson High School English Language Arts teacher ...



The Patriots' way: Bismarck Century ends Dickinson's season...  The Dickinson Press

BISMARCK — In its West Region Tournament quarterfinal against No. 1 Jamestown, the Dickinson High boys basketball team relinquished twice as many ...



Bismarck St. Mary's uses pair of 10-0 runs to get by Dickinson...  The Dickinson Press

In its first home game of 2019, the Dickinson High girls basketball team played even through much of its contest with Bismarck St. Mary's on Tuesday, Jan. 8.



Trustem stepping down as Chamber director  The Dickinson Press

Sarah Trustem is stepping down as executive director of the Dickinson Area Chamber of Commerce. Trustem is leaving to join Dickinson Public Schools as ...



Granting Lauren's wish: She receives puppy through Make-A-Wi...  The Dickinson Press

Dickinson High School senior Lauren Jorda kept asking her family to get another dog, especially since their lab died a couple of summers ago. It didn't happen, ...



Klein carries Mandan to victory over Dickinson  The Dickinson Press

After splitting a pair of free throws during the second half against Dickinson, Mandan center Elijah Klein lurked in the backcourt as the Midgets struggled to ...



Fourth graders bring donations to family who lost home in fi...  The Dickinson Press

Tabetha Nadvornik was making dinner for her family November 5 when the fire alarm sounded. Smoke rolled from her bedroom, which had become like a "wall ...



The Browery brings micro-blading to Dickinson  The Dickinson Press

"I'm able to create really natural-looking lifelike hairstrokes," she said. "For people who have experienced hair loss due to chemotherapy of medications, aging, ...



Blue Jays put up 101 in win over Midgets  The Dickinson Press

Entering a road contest against Dickinson, the No. 1 ranked Jamestown boys basketball team had defeated all of its previous 14 opponents by an average of 25 ...



Midgets leaning on youth without their leader: Jorda injury serves...  The Dickinson Press

The Dickinson High volleyball team is coming off a season where it finished with a 4-14 record in West Region play and 10-29 overall. If the Midgets intend to ...



Special students crowned Dickinson High School Homecoming King and Queen  KFYR-TV

DICKINSON, N.D. - Friday, Dickinson High School celebrated their homecoming. Two very special students were crowned homecoming king and queen at the ...



'Something we'll need': DHS showcases skills-based education  The Dickinson Press

Dickinson High School invited parents and area businesses to come visit the campus Tuesday evening to showcase the dexterity, diligence and dedication of ...



Just off the mark: Dickinson drops home opener against Bismarck...  The Dickinson Press

In each game of a conference-opening doubleheader against Bismarck Century, the Dickinson High girls softball team brought the tying run to the plate while ...



Powered by progress: Midgets hope last year's experience carries...  The Dickinson Press

Coming off the program's fifth state championship in 2016 and a trip to the state title game in 2017, the Dickinson High boys baseball team experienced a year of ...



'Focus on your next shot': Youthful Midgets look to overcome...  The Dickinson Press

On Wednesday, April 10, the Dickinson High boys golf team gathered inside the classroom of Midgets assistant coach John Abrahamson. From there, the team ...



Locked in: Pitching and patience paves way for Dickinson's...  The Dickinson Press

Whenever pitcher Kobe Krenz fell behind a batter, Dickinson High baseball head coach Pete Dobitz would remind his junior on the mound to attack the zone in ...



Guess who's back?: Jorda returns as Midgets notch a victory against...  The Dickinson Press

Dickinson High senior setter Lauren Jorda thought her season was over. Jorda, who was diagnosed with ovarian cancer on Sept. 6, played what was thought to ...



Midgets gymnastics repeat as WDA champion  The Dickinson Press

MINOT — After the Dickinson High gymnastics team completed its third event at the WDA Championship meet, the girls sat on a mat near the balance beam, ...



Midgets head to state with four consecutive titles in sight  The Dickinson Press

Another state championship weekend has arrived on the North Dakota high school gymnastics landscape and, as has been the case through much of his tenure, ...



Shepard, Wittenberg lead Midgets to senior night win over Wi...  The Dickinson Press

Before its home finale against Williston, the Dickinson High School boys hockey team honored its 10 seniors as the players were joined on the ice with their ...



DPS enrollment rises by more than 250 students  The Dickinson Press

Due to jumps in students at Dickinson High School and the newly-opened Dickinson Middle School, the district has seen a sizable increase in student ...



'Looking for a little bit more': DHS swim and dive hope to add...  The Dickinson Press

Six seniors on the Dickinson High swim and dive team highlight a roster of 20 girls set to begin its season on Saturday, Aug. 25 at the Williston Invite. Juxtaposed ...



Mandan spoils Dickinson's drive for four consecutive state a...  The Dickinson Press

MINOT — Falling 9-0 to top-seeded Bismarck High in the semifinals of the West Region Tournament on Friday, Feb. 15, the Dickinson High boys hockey team ...



Patriotic wheels: Midgets struggle against Bismarck Century ground...  The Dickinson Press

Dickinson High senior defensive line Kyler Benfiet had a sack well within his grasp. With seconds ticking before the halftime break, Benfiet rushed into the ...



One for the record books: Ackerman, Fossum highlight Midgets'...  The Dickinson Press

On the second pass of her floor routine during the Fern Pokorny Memorial Invitational, Dickinson High's Meghan Ackerman carried too much speed and ...



Demons dominate Midgets on the defensive end  The Dickinson Press

Over the last two-and-half weeks, the young and inexperienced Dickinson High boys basketball team has played its best stretch of basketball through two-thirds ...



Dickinson football roundup: Midgets prepping for Mandan offensive...  The Dickinson Press

Two years ago, the Dickinson High football team traveled to Mandan and put up a season-high 42 points in a victory over the Braves — its fourth straight in the ...



A merger of Empty Bowls and Festival of Trees  The Dickinson Press

The Empty Bowls Project and the Festival of Trees are merging this year for a Family Day on Saturday, Nov. 10. United Way of Dickinson is partnering with local ...



Midgets cross country runs with a purpose  The Dickinson Press

When the Dickinson High boys cross country team finished in first place in front of its home fans on Friday, Sept. 21, the victory had added significance on ...



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