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Dickinson state lawmaker seeks Cramer's seat in 'scrappier' House
Board of Higher Education authorizes NDSU to retain law firm for construction lawsuit
Mueller files new charges in Manafort, Gates case
Trump appears to back raising assault rifle age to 21, presses case for arming some teachers
'Daring greatly': National gathering dreams big for presidential library
crime and courts
nation and world
USDA seeks comments on SNAP benefits for able-bodied adults without dependents
Spud industry going on offensive, think 'performance vegetable'
Koch brothers try to kill gas tax hike
Taco Bell overtakes Burger King as 4th-largest U.S. chain
New pipeline proposed for Bakken natural gas liquids
place a business brief
Geology is destiny: A Q&A with John Bluemle
Badlands energy development focus of film
Why are gas prices going up?
Keystone XL pipeline gets enough shipper pledges to proceed
ND oil production moves into growth mode
Commentary: Why do we understand so little about breast-feeding?
Mushrooms are turning up in coffee, chocolate, even beauty 'dusts.' How come?
Hearty onion and mushroom tart perfect for meatless meals
Billy Graham, charismatic evangelist with worldwide following, dies at 99
Cold weather car safety
2014 Team USA shootout hero T.J. Oshie, former Warroad and UND star, salutes golden goal
Fargo North-South girls get revenge in state quarterfinal win over Mandan
A flurry of gold as Winter Games near conclusion
The greatest goal in US women's hockey history won Team USA the gold
U.S., mostly with Minnesotans, beats Canada to reach gold medal game in men's curling
Commentary: Trump’s call to arm teachers is kind of dumb
McFeely: They are teachers, not gunslingers
Commentary: How an aging Billy Graham approached his own death
Commentary: Heitkamp’s union allies canceled meeting with Cramer on the day he announced Senate campaign
How wine tastings transport you
Luciel (Bares) Kreitinger
Marvin M. "Marv" Morel
Supporting Denny McNamara
Donald & Angela
Guild Mortgage serves local community
Synthetic ice, twice as nice!: Belfield’s skating rink enriches community
A good year, a good meal: Burly’s Roughrider serves steaks and smiles
South Heart school addition finishes up
South Heart elementary principal is committed to her students
2018 Best Of The Western Edge Winners
5 places close to home to consider for your spring vacation
30 under 30
December 20, 2014
More competing for jobs in the Oil Patch
WILLISTON — People seeking work in North Dakota oil country are finding a different climate from two years ago. At North Dakota Job Service...
December 20, 2014 - 5:54pm
December 19, 2014
Obama dismisses Keystone XL benefits: Republicans say president is wrong
The political spat over the Keystone XL Pipeline continues. In a press conference Friday in Washington, President Barack Obama commented on...
December 19, 2014 - 9:31pm
October 6, 2014
2015 budget will add to city's 'human infrastructure'
More than a dozen new city employees are included in Dickinson's 2015 budget. But even that might not be enough to serve the expanding population, which officials say could be edging toward 50,000. The full budget, formally approved Monday night by the City Commission, comes...
October 6, 2014 - 10:02pm
October 4, 2014
A job finding a home: More families reuniting with breadwinners in Patch
Job postings around the Oil Patch list the usual: pay, location and duties. But an attractive offer amid a housing crunch can be that of a place...
October 4, 2014 - 10:55pm
September 27, 2014
Road to 1 million: After decades of population decline, officials wonder what oil boom will bring
FARGO — Not long ago, Doug Burgum, one of North Dakota’s leading businessmen, showed an audience of tech entrepreneurs a glimpse of the future:...
September 27, 2014 - 9:46pm
September 19, 2014
ND state agencies giving bigger hiring bonuses
BISMARCK — State agencies are offering bigger hiring bonuses and relying heavily on retention bonuses to stay competitive in North Dakota’s...
September 19, 2014 - 12:00am
August 8, 2014
North Dakota touts jobs, but finding right fit poses challenge
FARGO —State officials are beckoning outsiders to “Find the Good Life” in North Dakota, touting 20,000-plus job openings for six straight months. But what are those jobs? Where are those jobs?
August 8, 2014 - 11:48pm
August 2, 2014
Fargo area lacks 2-year degrees: Business people stress more collaboration with schools, businesses
FARGO — With a booming economy and low unemployment, the Fargo area needs more workers with associate degrees and certificates, particularly...
August 2, 2014 - 8:06pm
July 30, 2014
Stark County has second-most oil jobs
Stark County isn’t in the highest ranks of oil-producing counties, but it is for oil-related jobs. Likely because of companies based in Dickinson, Stark County surpassed three of the top four top oil-producing counties, McKenzie, Dunn and Mountrail, in raw number of oil and gas...
July 30, 2014 - 11:46pm
1 in 7 private sector jobs tied to oil, gas: Industry accounts for 28.5 percent of wages; data could affect formula for sharing oil tax revenue on local level
BISMARCK — North Dakota’s thriving oil and gas industry accounts for nearly one in seven private-sector jobs covered by unemployment insurance,...
July 30, 2014 - 11:41pm
June 23, 2014
Giesen appointed to lead Job Service North Dakota
BISMARCK - Gov. Jack Dalrymple announced Monday he has appointed Cheri Giesen to be executive director of Job Service North Dakota. Giesen, who will begin her position in early July, will lead the state’s workforce agency that has about 250 employees and a two-year budget of...
June 23, 2014 - 12:10pm
June 20, 2014
North Dakota rate for unemployment takes slight dip to 2.4 percent
The unemployment rate in North Dakota continued its downward trend in May, taking a slight dip from April, according to a monthly jobs report...
June 20, 2014 - 11:53pm
May 31, 2014
Other Views: North Dakota jobs are amazing
North Dakotans have gotten used to monthly employment statistics that rank the state first in job creation in the nation, and for having the lowest unemployment rate among the states. It’s a remarkable achievement, driven not only by obvious job growth in the Oil Patch but also...
May 31, 2014 - 9:49pm
May 27, 2014
Jobs up in North Dakota: 22,000 added in April; about 5 percent growth from last year
Maybe New Yorkers should heed President Obama’s advice to move to North Dakota after all. The Peace Garden State saw a 5.1 percent growth...
May 27, 2014 - 11:13pm
May 6, 2014
Trade unions launch regional recruiting drive
FARGO — The region’s labor shortage has prompted seven trade unions to band together to sponsor worker recruitment fairs around North Dakota. Dakota...
May 6, 2014 - 11:29pm