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3-year-old stable after being shot in the head
With Dakota Access in limbo, more Bakken crude to move on trains
Trump says 'cancel order' on new Air Force One
Suspect in Washington pizzeria shooting wanted to save kids, police say
I-94 closed between Dickinson and Valley City
crime and courts
nation and world
EPA orders $2.1 million fine in ND air pollution settlement
Wind farm application rejected by Billings County Commission
Protesters, police engaged in standoff at creek between camp and pipeline construction area
Standing Rock chairman applauds Obama’s comments about pipeline reroute
Obama administration sends $28 million to aid coal regions
4 Financial survival tips for new parents
Nourishing the body and the soul
Don't abandon the elderly canine
Kat Perkins appearing in "Home for the Holidays" concert
Cheers for the DHS cheerleaders
NDSU, SDSU rematch may be a battle of who can make best adjustments
Bob Brookover: Wentz wagon's wheels fall off
Timberwolves' bench playing Minnesota's best basketball
Five Heisman Trophy finalists named
Dickinson State's Shevlin earns NSAA honor
OMDAHL: Does North Dakota need two parties?
Port: Standing Rock's 2014 pipeline objection is irrelevant
McFeely: Heitkamp in Trump administration would be win-win
STULTS: Watching a piece of my childhood turn to ruin
Commentary: True or false, Trump's tweets beat the media at its own game
James "Jim" Wetzel
Audrey J. Cline
George William Heiser
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
I-94 closed between Dickinson and Valley City
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