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.

Her field of coverage includes rural communities and government, agriculture & ranching and rural education. When not fulfilling deadlines, she is a budding musician and singer.

Readers can reach Jahfetson at 701-456-1211 or jjahfetson@thedickinsonpress.com.

Languages: English

The disappearance of Eric Haider plagued Dickinson for three years. What began as a missing persons investigation, soured by allegations of police indifference and ineptitude, evolved slowly from hopes of a triumphant return to the discovery of his body buried alive. Questions remain on the circumstances surrounding the death of Eric Haider.
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.
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.
From Nov. 27 through Dec. 23, “A Magical Medora Christmas” brings a family-friendly holiday show that’s “full of spirit, humor and expertly performed music that audiences have grown to expect from Medora,” officials from the Theodore Roosevelt Medora Foundation said in a news release.
Richard Bartz walks The Press through the biggest case he worked as a detective for the Dickinson Police Department in the early 1980s.
Emergency services were dispatched at approximately 11:15 a.m. Monday to Hettinger Public School for a student active shooter incident.
Neil Krinke has been farming on the same family farm for more than 150 years south of Scranton, N.D. While his primary crop has always been wheat, he has another crop that people will find amazing — rare cars, signs and many hard to find dry western metal Ford bodies that hot rodders are always in the hunt to find. And in a 1929 Model A, he met the love of his life: Rosalie.
Sen. John Hoeven, R-N.D., and Deputy Secretary of the Interior Tommy Beaudreau toured Theodore Roosevelt National Park with park Superintendent Wendy Ross on Tuesday and discussed opportunities to update and improve the Painted Canyon Visitors Center as well as reviewing the progress of repairs for the Scenic Loop Drive in the TRNP South Unit.
As the highest natural point in the state of North Dakota, White Butte sits at a 3,506-foot incline. Located in Slope County, the journey to hike White Butte is a scenic route that takes you into the heartland of agriculture.
There are “assignments” for newspaper reporters, and then there are “ASSIGNMENTS.” A mysterious man has been spotted walking the streets of Dickinson dressed as Spider-Man. His antics have taken Dickinson children by storm and have garnered the attention of thousands on Facebook. Now The Press has been tasked with “finding Spider-Man” and we are on it.