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DPS under investigation, parent alleges rooms used without parental consent
Police Blotter: Camper stolen from RV parking lot
Dog handlers not licensed to work security
Actor Mark Ruffalo joins effort opposing pipeline, Dakota Access says trespassers will be 'removed from the land'
Dickinson airport awarded Essential Air Service contract
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
OMDAHL: Lack of research endangers Marsy's Law
JACOBS: Election could gauge party loyalty in North Dakota
Forum editorial: Re-elect Cramer to House
Our View: This time for president, none of the above
Port: Standing Rock has set themselves up to lose big
Carol Ann Zimmermann
Keith Duane Bittenbinder
Elizabeth "Liz" Bobb
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
March 5, 2014
DPS expects more growth
Dickinson Public Schools expect to have a total student body of nearly 3,500 students at the beginning of next school year, an 8 percent increase and up about 300 from Saturday’s enrollment number. At a meeting of the Dickinson Public School Board Budget Committee on Wednesday...
March 5, 2014 - 10:19pm
March 2, 2014
The boom’s ‘epicenter:' Oil Patch hub Watford City adjusts to burgeoning population, financial questions
WATFORD CITY — There are days, Brent Sanford said, when he struggles to wrap his head around everything happening in his hometown. Ten years...
March 2, 2014 - 1:25am
February 15, 2014
Building at UND is booming: Since 2000, university has seen more than $264 million in construction, more ahead
GRAND FORKS — Though it doesn’t appear to be a construction zone, the University of North Dakota is in the midst of a building boom. Of the 243 buildings on campus, 14 percent were built in 2000 and after. Including the other 41 off-campus buildings, such as hangars at the Grand...
February 15, 2014 - 7:25pm
February 8, 2014
Growing pains: JDA hosts round table to discuss growth concerns
KILLDEER — Infrastructure, housing, child care and how to deal with growing schools were three of the biggest issues leaders of Dunn County...
February 8, 2014 - 11:27pm
February 1, 2014
Taxable sales show hard evidence of growth in Dickinson
As new stores announce their plans to build in Dickinson and begin to open their doors, it’s hard to ignore the economic pull North Dakota’s sixth largest city is beginning to have. From the beginning of the oil boom in 2008 to 2012 — the latest year full data was available...
February 1, 2014 - 7:47pm
January 15, 2014
Dickinson growth may max out funds: City looks to state to help with key infrastructure
Dickinson’s growth is going to cost a pretty penny — the city expects to be $100 million in debt by the end of the year — and city officials don’t think the city or developers should be on the hook for the whole cost of the growth. At a regular meeting and work session...
January 15, 2014 - 7:30pm
January 10, 2014
Dickinson real estate market deals with major changes
In the next year Dickinson is expected to make several dramatic changes. The first big-box store in more than eight years will open, construction...
January 10, 2014 - 11:41pm
January 4, 2014
Interstate 94 towns in midst of boomlet
CASSELTON — The oil boom in western North Dakota gets a lot of attention. But follow Interstate 94 from Valley City to the cities of Mapleton and Casselton and what you find might surprise you. “For a community the size of Casselton and Mapleton, you could call it a boom,”...
January 4, 2014 - 7:52pm
December 30, 2013
2013: A year of growth, changes
Southwest North Dakota continues to grow and change, and 2013 was not so much the exception than it was the rule. The oil and natural gas being...
December 30, 2013 - 8:37pm
December 27, 2013
Construction at new Scheels store progressing in GF
GRAND FORKS — On a recent frigid morning, cement trucks shuffled around a section of the Columbia Mall parking lot in Grand Forks. The construction...
December 27, 2013 - 8:04pm
December 26, 2013
Grand Forks plans for sustained growth
GRAND FORKS — A number of good things are going for Grand Forks. Progress is being made on plans for an unmanned aerial systems business park at Grand Forks Air Force Base, and city and state leaders are optimistic that the base soon will be selected as one of six federal UAS test...
December 26, 2013 - 8:09pm
December 25, 2013
Sandstrom: Putting the Bakken back into perspective
“One thing is clear: A lot of people leave. No other state faces the (brain drain) problem to the degree that North Dakota does. There’s nobody that’s worse off than us.” This was the sentiment of Roger Johnson in 2003. Johnson, who served as the North Dakota Agriculture...
December 25, 2013 - 1:44pm
December 7, 2013
Out-of-state resumes drop, but growth expected to continue
The number of out-of-state job seekers posting resumes to the North Dakota Job Service database has dropped by about two-thirds from its peak in January 2012, but this in no way indicates that growth in North Dakota is slowing. While North Dakota still has the nation’s lowest unemployment...
December 7, 2013 - 10:19pm
November 23, 2013
Hatzenbuhler: Oil development in our 'playground'
Western North Dakota is a playground. With beautiful vistas, rich history and abundant opportunities for outdoor sports, it’s little wonder so many are in love with the area. So it’s right that, when there’s a rise in industrial activity in a place so many enjoy for so many...
November 23, 2013 - 1:12pm
Letter to the Editor: Unique experience inspires appreciation for western North Dakota
A number of letter writers have commented on what western North Dakota is like these days. They try to summarize their trip using their experience of driving on U.S. highways 85 and 2 over a day or two. Sometimes they’re right, but mostly their short trips do not give much insight...
November 23, 2013 - 1:11pm