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Ag groups urge Trump to stick with NAFTA
Mattress murderer pleads guilty to stabbing in ND prison weight room
Canadian man held in Grand Forks charged with human smuggling
At ND's only Youth Court, kids hold other kids accountable
Legislators OK funding for Oil Patch
crime and courts
nation and world
MDU enters power purchase agreement for Thunder Spirit Wind project near Hettinger
U.S. oil rig count recovers to end 2016 near year-ago levels
New state regulations will affect repairs of pipeline
ND oil production up 7 percent, returns above 1 million barrels a day
Oil pipeline spill near Belfield estimated at 176,000 gallons
Rock art ‘bugs’ come to life
Should pregnant mothers hang up their cell phones?
New study analyzes student loan refinancing process
Enjoy pizza, meet storybook characters; proceeds going toward Imagination Library
Defense defines 2017 NFL Draft
Kolpack: A photo of Janis Thompson would be worth a million memories to her sister
Former Eagles QB Jaworski says Wentz 'shouldn't have any input' in Eagles' 2017 draft
Izzo: NDSU's top five NFL-bound opponents from 2016-17 season
'Beast Mode' returns: Lynch set to join Raiders after trade from Seahawks
Quam: My promotion coincided with the death of my 16-year-old nephew
Port: That wasn’t slut shaming, and we need to talk about this double standard for female victims
Port: Burgum faces tax hike quandary while Heitkamp report reveals interesting numbers
McFeely: NDSU rejects land swap
Port: House members laugh as they vote down 'Dollar Doug' amendment
Mary Margaret Wolf
Ervin William Hellman, Sr.
Walter, Elizabeth "Betty Ann"
Heidt and Horner plan wedding
Kristianson and Kilwein
Olson and Steffan
Engagement: Pottorff and Schank
Staff at Bully Pulpit Golf Course are ready for the season to begin
Recipe for good: Elks' eatery, events help fund scholarships, youth activities
Hidden gem: Medora officials work all year in preparation for the busy summer season
Boots Bar & Grill ready for another exciting season
Perfecting 'Players': Restaurant manager on delicious mission
Worlds Greatest City Wide Garage Sale
Honoring our Firefighters
July 28, 2011
Rural US disappearing? Population share hits low
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Rural America now accounts for just 16 percent of the nation's population, the lowest ever. The latest 2010 census numbers hint at an emerging America where, by midcentury, city boundaries become indistinct and rural areas grow ever less relevant. Many communities...
July 28, 2011 - 12:00am
July 10, 2011
City officials estimate Dickinson's population to be 25,000 by 2015
For 2015, Dickinson officials are projecting a population increase of nearly 50 percent compared to the most recent figures released from the U.S. Census Bureau. According to the 2010 census report, Dickinson had a population of 17,787, but that number has continually been on the...
July 10, 2011 - 12:00am
May 6, 2011
North Dakotans near retirement
BISMARCK (AP) -- In a state where more young people tend to leave for jobs than come for them, the impending retirement of baby boomers makes attracting young workers one of North Dakota's most pressing tasks, a state Commerce Department official says. U.S. census data released Thursday...
May 6, 2011 - 12:00am
Census: Dickinson becomes more diverse
The people of Dickinson are slowly becoming more diverse, according to information released by the U.S. Census Bureau on Thursday. In 2000,...
May 6, 2011 - 12:00am
April 16, 2011
Western ND towns may challenge 2010 Census counts
Dickinson, Beach, Tioga and Williston officials may challenge the 2010 Census numbers. "The number of residents doesn't match the number of boots on the ground," Williston City Auditor John Kautzman said.
April 16, 2011 - 12:00am
December 22, 2010
North Dakota's population grows 4.7 percent
BISMARCK (AP) -- Buoyed by western North Dakota's recent oil boom, the state's population rose 4.7 percent during the last decade, outpacing state officials' most optimistic expectations and falling just short of its peak from 80 years ago. "It's fantastic," Gov. Jack Dalrymple said. The...
December 22, 2010 - 12:00am
April 15, 2010
Letter: Still time to be counted
Your assistance is needed by April 30 to help Dickinson have a complete census count. As Dickinson and southwestern North Dakota continues to grow, an accurate count guarantees real dollars for our roads, hospitals, schools, senior services, emergency services, community improvements...
April 15, 2010 - 12:00am
April 3, 2010
Concerns arise over Census delivery
Now that the 2010 U.S. Census has begun, concerns loom over the response rate of rural areas, some of which have strictly P.O. Box mail delivery methods. "The U.S. Census Bureau has a legitimate concern with P.O. Boxes because they can change ownership at any time and P.O. Box holders...
April 3, 2010 - 12:00am
March 7, 2010
Local census committee gears up for count
After 10 years, the nation's largest population estimation will once again start on March 15, and though failure to participate is illegal, the area could also lose substantial funding for low participation numbers. Lori Jordheim, Stark County Area Census Count Coordinator, said...
March 7, 2010 - 12:00am
July 2, 2009
Census: North Dakota cities growing, Dickinson at 16,035
BISMARCK (AP) -- North Dakota's major cities are growing, as are the communities around them. New census figures show Fargo with 93,531 people last year, up from 92,513 in 2007. Bismarck followed with 60,389 people, up from 59,483 in 2007. In the western part of the state, Dickinson's...
July 2, 2009 - 12:00am
April 21, 2009
United States Census Bureau workers have been knocking on doors all over North Dakota, including in Dickinson, for the last few days. The official...
April 21, 2009 - 10:58pm
February 22, 2009
Raw census figures distort Electoral College
With the U.S. Census Bureau already recruiting employees, the decennial head-count is underway. According to the U.S. Constitution, the census is supposed to include "the whole number of persons in each state" at the time of the count. The census numbers are important for a variety...
February 22, 2009 - 1:04pm
February 14, 2009
Census: Farms growing
The 2007 Census of Agriculture shows North Dakota farms are growing, but state agriculture officials don't agree. The census, released earlier this month, shows a 4 percent change from 2002 to 2007, in the number of farms. It went from 30,619 farms to 31,970 farms. State Agriculture...
February 14, 2009 - 12:00am
January 25, 2009
Census workers hard to find in Western N.D.
Census workers are becoming harder to find, one United States Census Bureau official said. The U.S. Census Bureau requires North Dakota to have approximately 3,600 people in its applicant pool by the first week in April in order to have enough workers to help complete the 2010 census....
January 25, 2009 - 12:00am