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In historically rare move, Forum Communications doesn’t endorse Republican for president
Dickinson man killed in crash near Beulah
Montana judge targeted for impeachment for 60-day incest rape sentence
Daycare not linked to child obesity
Burgum sets sights on downtowns in governor's race
crime and courts
nation and world
Spill reported at well site without berm
ND health department tightens up on radioactive waste monitoring
Treater leak spills oil, brine in Mountrail County
Legal challenges buy time to develop clean coal
Coal prepares for carbon-free future as industry pushes developing commercially viable programs
Veeder: Rainy horse ride triggers memory of couple's beginnings
Dullum climbs Mount Rainier with his Scout troop
Revitalizing Ukrainian churches: Priest and family from Ukraine arrive in western ND
Gabbert specializes in unlocking puzzles of the mind
Watford City to host triple header concert
Bishop Ryan overcomes slow start to steamroll Heart River
No. 4 Bison rebound with road victory at Western Illinois
UND leans on veteran defensemen in finishing sweep of Bemidji State
Blue Hawk seniors bid the BAC a possible adieu
Timberwolves could win 50 games... or miss playoffs
Our View: This time for president, none of the above
Port: Standing Rock has set themselves up to lose big
Our View: Dickinson should improve liquor laws, increase licenses
Other Views: Lawless, bullying 'Keep It in the Ground' tactics fail
Governor candidate: Focus on public education first
Anne Short Johnson
Donna Marie Schmidt
Medora gears up for visitors
New tellings of old museum stories
Beach vibe in the Bakken
Sax remodels downtown building into custom and detailing center
Business steady as Platinum Motorsports becomes certified
August 16, 2016
Port: Funny how nobody wants rent control when rents are falling
Two years ago, in the throes of a housing shortage driven by the Bakken oil boom, the Williston Herald called for rent control in an editorial....
August 16, 2016 - 9:51am
July 23, 2016
Dickinson rental prices and occupancy in free fall
Rental prices in Dickinson are the lowest they've been since the oil industry planted stakes here, but people aren't flocking to fill up rental...
July 23, 2016 - 9:28pm
March 25, 2016
Williston apartment developers trying to ride out oil slump
WILLISTON – While celebrating the grand opening of a four-story apartment and retail complex in downtown Williston, Chicago developer Nancy...
March 25, 2016 - 12:35pm
November 20, 2015
Gas leak clears out Dickinson apartment building
A building at Sierra Ridge Apartment Homes is essentially without heat after a gas leak detected Friday afternoon caused the building’s gas to be shut off. Hilary Hartman of the Dickinson Fire Department said a maintenance worker first noticed a strong gas odor on the third...
November 20, 2015 - 6:36pm
May 28, 2015
Williston housing development to open in style
WILLISTON — An onslaught of housing is set to hit the booming Williston housing market with more than 2,126 units coming online this year. Amid that crush, the principal investors behind Eagle Crest Apartments are hoping to make not just an entrance, but a grand one. For their...
May 28, 2015 - 11:13pm
April 13, 2015
Apartment vacancies an indication of the oil slowdown
Large signs posted on the sides of apartment buildings or staked on patches of grass, reading “rooms available” and “for rent,” are prevalent...
April 13, 2015 - 9:10pm
March 2, 2015
Reality hits North Dakota's pricey apartment market; rents drop
WILLISTON -- It is getting cheaper to rent an apartment in North Dakota's oil patch. Prices, which only last year rivaled levels in New York...
March 2, 2015 - 11:11am
February 6, 2015
DSU students footing bill of Foundation's troubles
Kenzie Hilsen stayed true to her school when Dickinson State University and its separate fundraising entity got bad press, reported low graduation...
February 6, 2015 - 11:12pm
August 4, 2014
A boom in rental rates: In the shadow of N.D.’s oil boom, Williston residents struggle to keep their homes
WILLISTON -- Phyllis Larson has a small sign hanging in her apartment kitchen. It reads, “Grow old with me, the best is yet to be.” Unfortunately...
August 4, 2014 - 10:54am
July 1, 2014
USDA gives $14.2M for apartments in Dickinson
Dickinson Pacific Associates has received a $14.2 million loan to construct 136 apartment units in Dickinson, according to a press release. The U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Rural Development division announced the loan on Monday. The funds will go toward Dickinson Vista Apartments,...
July 1, 2014 - 11:00pm
February 20, 2014
Other views: Gouging or a free market?
Next time you hear someone proudly trumpet “the North Dakota way,” take a look at what is going on in the state’s booming Oil Patch. Read...
February 20, 2014 - 6:14pm
September 5, 2013
Developers are turned off by Williams County subdivision timeout
WILLISTON -- While several speakers touted the need for more housing here Wednesday at an economic development summit, one speaker said the county is so backlogged with proposals it's taking a six-month timeout. More than 200 people attended the Williston Summit, focused on educating...
September 5, 2013 - 12:00am
August 25, 2013
Despite a boom of new apartments, few are available to meet demand
GRAND FORKS -- Grand Forks resident Aaron Castoreno can sum up the city's rental market in two words. "It sucks," he said. "Basically, you can't...
August 25, 2013 - 12:00am
August 22, 2013
Dickinson officials to slow apartment construction
Apartment building in Dickinson may be slowing down. A development proposal from Utah-based Five Diamond Fund Managers and Raddon Development planned to consist of about 900 apartments, but plans changed after Community Development Director Ed Courton informed Ron Raddon and his...
August 22, 2013 - 12:00am
May 16, 2013
Dickinson Commission denies rezone proposal for housing in commercial area
At some point, a city's business district has to transition to housing, and vice versa, but how that transition should be zoned can affect future development and landowners. At its regular meeting at City Hall on Wednesday morning, the Dickinson City Planning and Zoning Commission...
May 16, 2013 - 12:00am