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Buying into the Bakken: Commercial activity steady in Minot as more activity shifts west
Airbnb owners roll out red carpet to make guests feel at home over Christmas
Behold the cosmic snake
How to stay sane during craziness of holiday season
Dollar General's push into ND creates worry in small towns
crime and courts
nation and world
ND farmer debarred from temporary ag worker program
What is Bitcoin? How can I buy it? A simple Q&A for Bitcoin beginners
Experiences to give and traditions to share this holiday season
Five years after buying Lucasfilm, The Force is strong in Disney
Bitcoin soars above $17,000, boosting worries and a worldwide frenzy
place a business brief
Protesters occupy Enbridge offices in Duluth
Minn. Public Utilities Commission says Enbridge Line 3 review needs more work
Federal prosecutors seek prison time for ND oil operator who endangered water sources
Residents meet in Belfield for Q&A about proposed Davis Refinery
MDU enters power purchase agreement for Thunder Spirit Wind project near Hettinger
Don't go south over the holidays. Head west to South Dakota, instead
Short-term home stay may produce difficult transition
In 1960 a Texas woman went to confession and then vanished. We now know the priest murdered her.
Starbucks' Christmas Tree Frappuccino tastes like broken promises and Thin Mints
Kindness is found in giving to others
Niederreiter's OT goal lifts Wild over Sharks
On second thought, Thielen says call was good
Towns, Wolves hold off Mavericks
Vikings' Keenum looking ahead after 8-game win streak ends in Carolina
Dickinson State Athlete of the Week - Marcus White
Enjoy Momma's mouth-watering fudge recipe
Heitkamp's #MeToo hypocrisy cannot stand
HOPE: How I ended up singing on Stickney stage
Commentary: Audio: Lawmaker says as many as 50 percent of women who work at Legislature have experienced sexual harassment
The stupidest patents of 2017
Josephine "Josie" Kolodejchuk
Donald & Angela
Business going well at Bowman Lodge and Convention Center
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
The "Best of the Western Edge" Contest
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The 2017 Dickinson Press Pro Football Contest
Health & Wellness
Carson Wentz out with apparent knee injury as Eagles clinch NFC East
July 18, 2013
Koch Meadow Hills drainage issue haunts new Dickinson subdivision's development
In a small town that's growing, reputation matters. In an attempt to get rezoning, planned unit development and preliminary plat approval for Northern Meadow Hills at Wednesday's regular Planning and Zoning Commission meeting at City Hall, investors hit a snag because of drainage...
July 18, 2013 - 12:00am
July 15, 2013
Oil truck crashes into camper and house, injuring one man in Watford City
WATFORD CITY -- A Colorado man is lucky to be alive after an oil tanker truck rolled down a hill here late Saturday and pushed the camper where...
July 15, 2013 - 12:05am
July 8, 2013
Officials question ND Oil Patch census numbers
MINOT -- Population growth immediately following a natural disaster isn't typical. So Minot's growth following the 2011 Souris River flood is not only atypical, but local officials suspect the growth rate has been faster than the 1.8 percent increase estimated by the U.S. Census Bureau....
July 8, 2013 - 10:46am
July 2, 2013
ND tops country in housing growth rate
BISMARCK -- North Dakota's rate of housing growth is higher than any other state in the country, the governor's office said Tuesday. The state added 7,388 new housing units in 2012, a growth rate of 2.3 percent, according to estimates compiled by the U.S. Census Bureau, while the...
July 2, 2013 - 8:42pm
June 29, 2013
Small town may double with affordable housing
CARPIO -- Work will begin this summer on a housing development that could more than double the size of this small town on the outskirts of the...
June 29, 2013 - 12:00am
June 20, 2013
Dickinson city officials: City must catch up on infrastructure before growth continues
With two subdivisions working towards final platting, officials are saying Dickinson needs to catch up with infrastructure before it can grow...
June 20, 2013 - 12:00am
June 15, 2013
In tight housing market, seller's dream is buyer's nightmare
FARGO -- It happened fast. On a Thursday night in March, Liza Gion brought a real estate agent over to her house in north Fargo on a whim -- just to check it out. An hour later, another agent called about an interested client. The house was a mess, but Gion and her husband had a...
June 15, 2013 - 12:00am
May 29, 2013
$35.4M available as incentive to build low-income housing
BISMARCK -- Multi-unit contractors now have $35.4 million to work with to create affordable housing for essential service employees and low-income families. The Industrial Commission approved a series of changes Tuesday to the Housing Incentive Fund after the state Legislature tweaked...
May 29, 2013 - 12:00am
May 2, 2013
The cost of being a landlord: Dickinson tenant leaves rented home with an estimated $10K worth of damage
When one of his tenants failed to pay rent in a timely manner, Melvin Berger decided to pay a friendly visit to the house he owns on Dickinson's...
May 2, 2013 - 12:00am
April 30, 2013
Childless singles purchasing homes to avoid high rent prices
Dallas Germann moved to Dickinson from his hometown of Bowman 12 years ago when he started working at TMI as a maintenance man. He rented an...
April 30, 2013 - 12:00am
April 22, 2013
Dickinson home, business assessed values leap after latest estimates
In real estate, there is a common saying based on the importance of "location, location, location" when assessing market value. Apparently,...
April 22, 2013 - 11:12pm
April 20, 2013
Better safe than sorry
Learning from the trials and tribulations of communities north of Interstate 94, a number of southwestern North Dakota cities are preparing for a future that could bring more people spilling over from the Bakken oil play. At a Hettinger City Council meeting in early April, the community's...
April 20, 2013 - 12:00am
April 17, 2013
Improper bedrooms: Dickinson Fire Department finds people sleeping in shops
To skirt the high cost of housing in the Oil Patch, some Dickinson companies have resorted to stashing employees in make-shift bedrooms next to trucks, Dickinson Fire Chief Bob Sivak reported Tuesday. In his monthly report to the Dickinson City Commission, Sivak said building inspectors...
April 17, 2013 - 12:00am
April 4, 2013
Heitkamp says reservation housing problems 'extreme'
NEW TOWN -- American Indians are often a forgotten population in Washington, U.S. Sen. Heidi Heitkamp said Wednesday. Heitkamp, D.-N.D., told...
April 4, 2013 - 12:00am
March 28, 2013
Crew camp controversy comes to Jamestown
JAMESTOWN -- While there are specific projects to build crews camps or temporary housing, Stutsman County and Jamestown officials are trying to get ready. We're not going to let these (crew camps) flop anywhere," said Jamestown Mayor Katie Andersen. Interest in building crew camps...
March 28, 2013 - 12:00am