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Press Pass: Dickinson’s Lamise Oyugi gains subscribers on her YouTube cooking channel, Dickinson Fire helps rescue hiker in Theodore Roosevelt National Park, Killdeer Aquatic and Wellness Center open for business, Ukrainian festival welcomes visitors
N.D. Dems rebuke Heitkamp for Clinton endorsement
Trump bankers question his portrayal of financial comeback
Undocumented immigrants given roles at DNC
Kaine’s crime-busting past may hurt Clinton’s outreach to blacks
crime and courts
nation and world
Developers plan ethanol plant near Jamestown
Leaders discuss future of North Dakota coal power plants after announced closure
Minnesota man accused of defrauding Bakken RV park investors
With largest-ever N.D. wind farm planned, regulator blames coal plant closing on wind power
Enbridge reaches $172M settlement for Kalamazoo spill
Dickinson’s Lamise Oyugi gains subscribers on her YouTube cooking channel
Irsfeld: Where to turn for relief from joint pain, arthritis
Reducing children's exposure to violence starts with ‘stronger political will’
VCRs -- an ‘80s living room wonder -- to go out of production this month
Community Health Needs Assessment report available online
Griffey, Piazza set for Hall of Fame induction
Nunez delivers as Twins outlast Red Sox
Scoreboard of July 23, 2016
North Dakota boys 18th, girls 25th at conclusion of NHSFR
Dickinson’s Casey Vernon captures hobbies feature win despite several cautions
Monke: We need more visits like Giancarlo's
Port: Our increasingly Orwellian society
McFeely: Sorry, Chancellor Hagerott, individuals matter
Letter: Election results upset the status quo
Letter: Some North Dakotans welcome EPA rule state officials are fighting
good bad and ugly
Diane K. Berger
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
July 12, 2013
SD woman begins filming ND oil boom movie
MITCHELL, S.D. -- Charlie Buhler has returned to Mitchell for the next step in her filmmaking career. Buhler, a 25-year-old Mitchell native, is directing a short film, "Aegis," a movie with strong themes of protection. The movie is about a young woman named Charlene, working as a...
July 12, 2013 - 12:00am
June 15, 2013
Kenmare native reinvents himself for current oil boom
Having grown up near Kenmare, Wayne Lagorin has always been a North Dakotan by heart. From drilling oil wells as a young man to later becoming the president of one of the leading oil and gas industry engineering firms in the western U.S., Lagorin has watched the transformation of...
June 15, 2013 - 12:00am
April 7, 2013
Dunn County's 1st female commissioner thankful
Being the first female commissioner in Dunn County is an important milestone that Donna Scott doesn't give much thought to, given the pressing...
April 7, 2013 - 12:00am
April 4, 2013
Heitkamp says reservation housing problems 'extreme'
NEW TOWN -- American Indians are often a forgotten population in Washington, U.S. Sen. Heidi Heitkamp said Wednesday. Heitkamp, D.-N.D., told...
April 4, 2013 - 12:00am
Oilfield Cowboy visits Williston
WILLISTON -- Williston is featured in a Prairie Public music video for the country song "Boom or Bust" that is gaining popularity online. Singer...
April 4, 2013 - 12:00am
December 13, 2012
South Dakota angling for a piece of oil pie
RAPID CITY, S.D. -- While it's unlikely that South Dakota will see the oil boom at the scale of western North Dakota, it's very likely that the...
December 13, 2012 - 12:00am
December 9, 2012
ND city poised to top $300 million in new building
MINOT, N.D. (AP) -- A North Dakota city in the middle of the state's oil boom is poised to top $300 million in new building permits for 2012. Minot officials say the explosion in requests for permits includes commercial and residential projects. They say the hotel market has been...
December 9, 2012 - 12:44pm
November 29, 2012
North Dakota is No. 1
GRAND FORKS -- Just months ago, North Dakota was ranked as one of the most corrupt states, with failing grades in legislative accountability, political finance and ethics enforcement agencies. Stop the hand-wringing.
November 29, 2012 - 12:00am
November 25, 2012
ND's banking boom: Oil Patch banks scrambling as deposits outpace lending
FARGO -- Lakeside State Bank's origins trace back to a three-bedroom home with an attached vault in newly organized New Town on the shore of...
November 25, 2012 - 12:00am
November 17, 2012
Big housing development proposed for ND oil town
WILLISTON, N.D. (AP) -- Officials say a proposed 164-acre housing development will be the largest in the oil boom town of Williston. The Forum reports that the first phase of the project will have up to 330 apartments and lots for 500 homes. Work on the infrastructure is under way...
November 17, 2012 - 8:40am
October 14, 2012
You might be living in a boomtown...
Who knew that North Dakota is experiencing an oil boom? How do you know you are living in a boom town without waiting for USA Today or the LA Times to tell you? With apologies to Jeff Foxworthy, you might be living in a boom town if: Unemployment is an election issue in the other...
October 14, 2012 - 12:00am
September 30, 2012
Making room for residents in Taylor: Out-of-state company's land purchase the site of construction
Taylor is making room for residents with a months-old out-of-state company's land purchase as the town grows with an oil boom that's brought thousands of new residents to western North Dakota. Taylor Mayor Russ Myran, who was elected this summer, said permits have been obtained and...
September 30, 2012 - 12:00am
September 16, 2012
'Strength and stability'; Williston's longtime mayor deals with city's growth all the while dealing with his health challenges
WILLISTON -- Two years ago, Williston Mayor Ward Koeser was ready to step down after 16 years and let someone younger take the office. But supporters...
September 16, 2012 - 12:00am
September 15, 2012
UND researchers study impact of oil boom's temporary housing
GRAND FORKS -- Long after the oil boom and its workers have left, sprawling patches of leveled gravel, colored only by hints of blue tarp or a few grommets, may be all that's left of crew camps in western North Dakota. At least that's what University of North Dakota professors William...
September 15, 2012 - 12:00am
September 2, 2012
What does boom do for you? Survey shows Oil Patch attitudes
WILLISTON -- A survey of Oil Patch residents bears out the old saying that money can't buy happiness. Sixty percent of longtime northwest North Dakota residents say they have benefited economically from the oil boom, but the majority say their quality of life has not improved, according...
September 2, 2012 - 12:00am