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Building permits issued in the first three months of 2013 are 14 percent of what they were in the first three months of 2012, according to the March 2013 code enforcement report. Last year's was a mild winter, and this year has been more "normal," Dickinson Community Development Director Ed Courton said.

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"Normal" winter weather and some early spring storms have caused lags in home construction and sales, but a thaw coming soon and big projects could change that.


Compared to last year, Dickinson is far behind in single-family residential permits issued. As of the end of March the city had issued 24 permits for single-family houses. At the same time last year it had issued 169.

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Katherine Grandstrand
I graduated from Bemidji State University in 2007 with a bachelor's degree in mass communcations, from Columbia College Chicago in 2009 with a master's degree in journalism.  
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