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Jackie Jahfetson

Jackie Jahfetson

News Editor

Jackie Jahfetson is a graduate of Northern Michigan University whose journalism path began in the Upper Peninsula of Michigan as a freelancer for The Daily Mining Gazette. Her previous roles include editor-in-chief at The North Wind and reporter at The Mining Journal in Marquette, Mich. Raised on a dairy farm, she immediately knew Dickinson would be her first destination west as she focuses on gaining aptitude for ranch life, crop farming and everything agriculture. She covers hard news stories centered on government, fires, crime and education. When not fulfilling deadlines and attending city commission meetings, she is a budding musician and singer.

Her field of coverage includes government and politics, agriculture, crime and courts, education and features for the City of Dickinson.

Readers can reach Jahfetson at 701-456-1212 or jjahfetson@thedickinsonpress.com.

Languages: English

Following the May 4 announcement that Chet Wollan would be stepping away from his role as co-host, the "Medora Musical" secured a replacement to fill his shoes for the summer-long show.
The North Dakota Department of Commerce Tourism and Marketing Division in partnership with More Than Just Parks will be releasing a short new film along with promotional content pieces promoting Theodore Roosevelt National Park.
A southwestern North Dakota dental practice has started using VELscope, a revolutionary device using LED light sources to identify abnormalities down to the bone. That deep look can help detect problems much earlier than just a glance. April is Oral Cancer Awareness Month.
A 16-year-old daughter of a local administrative fire chief is slated to break two glass ceilings at the SkillsUSA Championships in June when she puts her training and passion on display.
On Saturday, Make-A-Wish North Dakota visited South Heart to surprise young Findley with a camper. Findley was diagnosed in November of 2020 with blastic plasmacytoid dendritic cell neoplasm — which is an extremely rare and aggressive type of cancer.
The North Dakota Department of Human Services’ Behavioral Health Division has awarded a $1.6 million contract to the Heartview Foundation, based out of Bismarck, to establish licensed residential substance use disorder treatment services in Dickinson for adults with substance use disorders.
“My hope is that the people of Ukraine stand up and fight. Punch Putin right in the nose and kick him out. That’s a long shot, but it’s not unheard of... This is a scary time, and I do believe we have to act fervently," Emil Anheluk, of Dickinson, said.
“My hope is that the people of Ukraine stand up and fight. Punch Putin right in the nose and kick him out. That’s a long shot, but it’s not unheard of... This is a scary time, and I do believe we have to act fervently," Emil Anheluk, of Dickinson, said.
A big pharma opioid settlement nets North Dakota $45.5 million.
An overview of seasonal affective disorder, also commonly known as the "winter blues," from a report from the U.S. National Library of Medicine National Institute of Health and input from Dr. Andrew McLean, who is the Psychiatry and Behavioral Science Department chair at the University of North Dakota School of Medicine and Health Sciences.