Jason O'Day

Jason R. O'Day

News Editor

Jason O’Day is a University of Iowa graduate, with Bachelor’s Degrees in Journalism and Political Science. Before moving to Dickinson in September of 2021, he was a general news reporter at the Creston News Advertiser in rural southwest Iowa. He was born and raised in Davenport, Iowa. With a passion for the outdoors and his Catholic faith, he’s loving life on the Western Edge.

His primary areas of coverage include crime, court proceedings, education and all other matters within the City of Dickinson. O’Day can be reached at 701-456-1212 or joday@thedickinsonpress.com.

Languages: English

Leaders at Red Trail Energy, an ethanol processing plant in Richardton, N.D., showcased their new carbon capture operation facility. With very few other carbon capture operations in America, this newest climate-conscious operation sets southwestern North Dakota on the leading edge of carbon sequestration technology.
June is National Dairy Month. The Dickinson Press toured a local dairy farm and learned firsthand about the challenges dairy farmers face in southwest North Dakota.
On Tuesday, Sen. John Hoeven, R-ND, held a roundtable with livestock producers to gather input on the $10 billion in disaster assistance, including $750 million for livestock producers, that Congress approved and the senator worked to secure as part of the continuing resolution passed in September. The meeting came as part of Hoeven’s efforts to ensure the assistance works for producers and is distributed as soon as possible.