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Actor Mark Ruffalo joins effort opposing pipeline, Dakota Access says trespassers will be 'removed from the land'
Dickinson airport awarded Essential Air Service contract
Top N.D. court approves new lawyer discipline rules
North Dakota veterans address complaints from Measure 4 opponents
Trump: Obama should be investigated over Clinton email server
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
Siemian, Broncos ruin Osweiler's homecoming
Dickinson State women's basketball has sights set on NSAA crown
Dickinson State cross country shows well at Mt. Marty Invite
Hype building for No. 17 UND football vs. Weber State on Saturday
One year after Saunders' death, heartbroken players give him credit for bringing emerging elite team together
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
Martin R. Harnisch
F.W. "Bob" Dahlman
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
November 15, 2013
Byrd's Nest: Day care impossible to find in Oil Patch
For many working parents, day care is a virtual prerequisite when thinking about remaining in or returning to the workforce. Finding a provider in the Oil Patch, well, that’s no easy task. For the past 17 months or so, my wife and I were fortunate enough to have found a day care...
November 15, 2013 - 5:12pm
September 28, 2013
Small business center to start child care start-up resource
From the moment she had her first child, April Gress knew she wanted to open a day care. "I started three years ago and I just started getting...
September 28, 2013 - 12:00am
June 21, 2013
Child care assistance being expanded
Changes at the state and federal level will allow more North Dakota parents to qualify for child care assistance, but reimbursement levels may not keep up with provider rates. Child care has been a growing need in North Dakota for decades, but it has become a critical necessity to...
June 21, 2013 - 12:00am
May 18, 2013
Minnesota day care owner accused of striking boy
THIEF RIVER FALLS, Minn.
May 18, 2013 - 12:00am
January 22, 2013
Kidz Ark Day Care moves from Sidney, Mont., to Dickinson
When Betty Njos moved to Dickinson in October, she brought her day care, Kidz Ark, with her. "The mothers can't work because there's no day...
January 22, 2013 - 12:00am
September 27, 2012
Day care issues strike Richardton
RICHARDTON -- Day care service, or a lack thereof, is a big issue in western North Dakota and the town of Richardton has not been immune to those...
September 27, 2012 - 12:00am
September 6, 2012
Dickinson police visit Gingerbread House
Police officer Steve Mattson visits with the children of Gingerbread House day care Wednesday morning. He was invited by director Misty Blackburn...
September 6, 2012 - 12:00am
August 18, 2012
Lack of day care a western North Dakota workforce issue
Southwest North Dakota has a lot on its plate as the fall elections near.
August 18, 2012 - 12:00am
July 27, 2012
5 western ND communities, including Killdeer, awarded day care grants
BISMARCK -- State officials awarded $625,000 in grants Thursday to help five western North Dakota communities address their child care shortage. The Board of University and School Lands approved $125,000 each for Killdeer, Watford City, Williston, Ray and Crosby to increase child...
July 27, 2012 - 12:00am
June 29, 2012
Lakota speakers looking to start language-immersion day care
SIOUX FALLS, S.D.
June 29, 2012 - 12:00am
June 17, 2012
Day care options reduced as Killdeer's center closes
Killdeer lost its largest licensed child care center June 1 when Patty Gerriets' day care closed. Dodge resident Sarah Duttenhefner's two children, ages 4 and 8, attended Gerriets' day care until this month. Duttenhefner said parents received notice in February that the day care...
June 17, 2012 - 12:00am
June 1, 2012
Modular units could ease Oil Patch day care crunch
BISMARCK -- Gov. Jack Dalrymple asked state officials Thursday to consider an idea that he hopes will help address the child care crunch in western North Dakota's Oil Patch. Dalrymple proposed a pilot program that would provide energy impact grants to cities to help buy modular child...
June 1, 2012 - 12:00am
April 25, 2012
Dickinson's West River Community Center sees membership spike
Dickinson's West River Community Center is seeing more activity, facility operators said Tuesday, adding that they issued nearly 1,500 memberships...
April 25, 2012 - 12:00am
January 20, 2012
Oil Patch day care in short supply
Editor's note: This is the first story in a two-part series looking at the child care shortage in northwestern North Dakota. WILLISTON -- Judy...
January 20, 2012 - 12:00am
February 6, 2011
Area deals with day care shortage
Available licensed child care is becoming a hot commodity these days amid a population influx and many agencies are reporting shortages. "We have a child care shortage across the state, but it's particularly significant in oil country where we have young people moving in and the...
February 6, 2011 - 12:00am