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Police: Shots fired at law officers, protesters pepper sprayed as protest site turns tense
ND man gets 19 years for killing co-worker, dumping body in field
Winning in court, losing on the ground: uncertainty clouds U.S. voting rights
1 killed, 1 injured in crash near Wahpeton
Woman accused of chasing 11-year-old with stun gun
crime and courts
nation and world
Obama administration sends $28 million to aid coal regions
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
Ark Encounter brings biblical story to life: Faith Expressions to showcase Noah’s Ark collection
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
Cutler's back in time to face his fave foe
Thief River Falls' Bergland off to blazing start for Bemidji State
Bailey or Dunne? Bison expecting both to play against them on Saturday
Bismarck volleyball sweeps Midgets
'The complete package'
ERICKSON: False hope and lies from the Trump campaign
MURDOCK: Hillary's new hires would go FAR beyond the Supreme Court
HEDGER: Time to finish the job, for jobs
OMDAHL: Lack of research endangers Marsy's Law
JACOBS: Election could gauge party loyalty in North Dakota
Martin R. Harnisch
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 23, 2016
Vacancies up, room rates down for Oil Patch hotels
DICKINSON, N.D. — The price of a hotel room in western North Dakota has dropped by as much as 30 percent in the past year as hotels see...
July 23, 2016 - 2:00pm
January 20, 2016
Dickinson hotels were half empty in 2015
Dickinson hotels were about half-full in 2015, according to year-end average data obtained by the Dickinson Convention and Visitors Bureau on Wednesday. Terri Thiel, exective director of the Dickinson CVB, said hotels in Dickinson averaged about 48.2 percent occupancy during 2015,...
January 20, 2016 - 9:50pm
September 2, 2015
Dickinson hotels, at 50 percent occupancy, feel sting of Bakken oilfield slowdown
The days when travelers in Dickinson could find no room at the inn may be over, for now. Terri Thiel, director of the Dickinson Convention and...
September 2, 2015 - 10:50pm
Nearly half of hotel rooms in Williston sit empty
WILLISTON -- Nearly half of the hotel rooms in the epicenter of North Dakota's energy boom have been sitting empty this year, yet another sign that plunging oil prices have cooled the economy of the second-largest crude producing U.S. state. Producers, oilfield service providers...
September 2, 2015 - 2:05pm
July 17, 2015
Fargo-based hotel owner agrees to pay $180K
BISMARCK — A Fargo-based hotel owner still denies any wrongdoing after paying more than $184,000 to settle a federal lawsuit claiming he cheated about 200 current and former workers out of wages at 15 hotels in North Dakota, Minnesota and Montana. U.S. Department of Labor investigators...
July 17, 2015 - 11:28pm
July 16, 2015
Fargo-based owner of Dickinson hotels agrees to pay $180K to settle federal lawsuit
BISMARCK – A Fargo-based hotel owner still denies any wrongdoing after paying more than $184,000 to settle a federal lawsuit claiming he cheated about 200 current and former workers out of wages at 15 hotels in North Dakota, Minnesota and Montana. U.S. Department of Labor investigators...
News/crime and courts
July 16, 2015 - 12:22pm
February 24, 2015
Newly constructed hotel raises concerns with nearby residents
For Dickinson, the continual arrival of businesses can be a good thing. But to the people who make up a city, the actual residents who carry...
February 24, 2015 - 9:55am
December 16, 2014
Federal lawsuit filed against owner of Dickinson, Glendive hotels
FARGO – A new federal lawsuit alleges that a Fargo-based owner of 13 hotels in North Dakota and Montana owes nearly 200 employees about $100,000 in back pay and $100,000 in damages. The lawsuit filed by the U.S. Department of Labor in U.S. District Court in Fargo on Monday claims...
December 16, 2014 - 12:37pm
February 3, 2014
A Hom away from home: HomStay Suites opens in Dickinson
Sometimes you need more than just a place to rest your head in a hotel, which is the philosophy of HomStay Suites Extended Stay. The hotel just...
February 3, 2014 - 12:01pm
September 22, 2013
South Dakota hotel reservations sink with pheasant numbers
MITCHELL, S.D. - In Mitchell, pheasant hunting is more than a pastime.
September 22, 2013 - 12:00am
December 13, 2012
Roers construction begins: 2 hotels, apartment complex going up in West Ridge Center
Roers officials said Wednesday that deals to bring more retailers to west Dickinson are in the works, but details are under wraps until after...
December 13, 2012 - 12:00am
October 16, 2012
City hears concerns of overbuilding: Dickinson has 17 hotels with another 10 planned
The City of Dickinson is worried that there will be too many hotels if the growth in the hospitality industry continues at the rate its growing. At its regular meeting Monday evening at City Hall, Dickinson City Commission members, minus President Dennis Johnson, who was out on a...
October 16, 2012 - 12:00am
October 7, 2012
FOTB: Room for the whole family; Williston means jobs for parents, teens
WILLISTON -- In a town in need of workers, one family is providing five new employees. The Livings family recently moved from Colorado to the...
October 7, 2012 - 12:00am
June 21, 2012
Room 4 more: Height regulation change may mean hotels to make way to Dickinson
A Fargo developer announced Wednesday it plans to build four hotels west of Dickinson. Dickinson Planning and Zoning commissioners unanimously...
June 21, 2012 - 12:00am
June 20, 2012
Hotels changing skyline; 4 more may make Dickinson home
Dickinson may be home to four more hotels, if all goes as planned. Dickinson Planning and Zoning Commission members approved a change that increases the maximum height of a building from 45 feet to 60 feet, during their meeting this morning at City Hall. The request was made by...
June 20, 2012 - 10:31am