Weather Forecast


2 Dickinson residents dead from gunshot wounds


Shortage of child care a concern in western ND

Email News Alerts

WATFORD CITY -- Nikki Darrington has her dream job, working as a soil conservationist for the National Resources Conservation Service in Watford City.


But the mother of two had to postpone her start date by two months while she waited for child care to become available, after being on the waiting list for 1 1/2 years.

Get the full story
Subscribe or Log In

Are you a newspaper subscriber but you don't have a Digital Access account yet? Activate your account.

You will need your subscription account number and phone number. Not sure if you have an account? Call (701) 225-8111 and we can help you.

Amy Dalrymple

Amy Dalrymple is a Forum News Service reporter stationed in the Oil Patch. She can be reached at or (701) 580-6890.