Monke came to The Dickinson Press in July 2006 as the newspaper's sports editor and was hired as its managing editor in March 2013. During his tenure at The Press, Monke has won multiple awards for sports reporting, feature reporting, column writing, page design and photography. He was a key part of The Press winning the North Dakota Newspaper Association's General Excellence and Sweepstakes awards in 2009 and 2012, and oversaw The Press' Sweepstakes and General Excellence wins 2014. As the newspaper's editor, he writes an occassional Sunday column, contributes feature stories and breaking news, designs pages, and oversees the day-to-day operations of the newsroom and editorial staff.
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RURAL BELFIELD, N.D. — The Billings County Sheriff’s Department has identified the alleged fugitive authorities are searching for throughout western North Dakota. The search continued Friday for Jeff Robertson, who...
BISMARCK—The final defendant in the former Trinity High School principal's federal lawsuit against the city of Dickinson and three law enforcement officials denied allegations made against him on Monday. Stark County Sheriff Terry Oestreich denied Thomas Sander's allegations in a U.S.
DICKINSON, N.D.—Forty-nine people have applied for Dickinson State University's president position, according to the North Dakota University System, and few have any connection to the university or the state. There is one internal applicant, one from a different North Dakota university and one Dickinson State University alumnus.
AMIDON, N.D. -- Roxee Jones drove from Dickinson to White Butte in rural Slope County on Sunday morning expecting a quick hike up North Dakota's highest point. The Grand Forks woman never thought she'd spend time with a famous actor who is the face of a cause near to her heart. Actor Michael J. Fox flew into southwest North Dakota on Sunday to join Sam Fox, the Michael J.
DICKINSON, N.D. -- The company that withdrew its application to build a $250 million wind farm in eastern Stark County isn't giving up on southwest North Dakota. A spokesperson for Florida-based NextEra Energy Resources said Thursday that it is "looking at multiple options" in the area for a future wind project. "That's about as specific as I can be at this point," Steven Stengel, NextEra's director of communications, said Thursday in an email.
MOTT, N.D. -- Jill Kerzman said her husband wasn't perfect -- ;but he was close. Now, as she prepares to say goodbye, she said she'll forever remember how he tried to treat others with care and help those who were less fortunate. James Kerzman, a state legislator of two decades who farmed near Mott for a half-century while raising 10 children, died Saturday in a farm accident involving one of his tractors.
The National Park Service's choice for the next superintendent of Theodore Roosevelt National Park was already in the position. The park service on Wednesday officially announced Wendy Ross the new head of the park. She had assumed the role of acting superintendent on Nov. 1 following former Superintendent Valerie Naylor's Oct. 31 retirement.
BISMARCK—State Sen. Kelly Armstrong of Dickinson was unanimously elected chairman of North Dakota's Republican Party Saturday afternoon during a statewide GOP committee meeting in Bismarck. Armstrong will serve a two-year term as he chairs the GOP's executive committee.
DICKINSON, N.D.—A private investigation firm played a role in discovering the body of a man who went missing off a north Dickinson job site three years ago, its owner said. Authorities and investigators confirmed Friday that the body found May 21 at a construction site off 40th Street West was that of Eric Haider, who had been working for a plumbing company near the site when he went missing May 24, 2012. Haider's remains had been uncovered during excavation for the construction of the new street near its corner with Fourth Avenue West late the evening of May 21.
DICKINSON, N.D. — Steve Keinzle noticed a change around the first of the year. The manager of Mac’s Hardware in north Dickinson said his business catered to many oilfield service...