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'We have a problem': Hundreds rally in Fargo calling for reforms to curb gun violence
Students, community members take to state Capitol to demand gun reform
'People need to listen to us': Demonstrators gather around the US to protest gun violence
Trump may expel Russian diplomats in response to poisoning in Britain, officials say
Students demand action against gun violence in nation's capital, saying 'enough is enough'
crime and courts
nation and world
The benefits of Bt corn: Study finds GMO reduces crop damage in nearby fields
When dreams change, embrace and encourage
Hoping for the best: Early moisture will hopefully help drought
Stocks tumble in biggest weekly decline since 2016
'Looks lame anyway': Elon Musk just deleted Facebook pages of Tesla, SpaceX - on a dare.
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
How to prevent powdery mildew in garden
How to turn gift plants into long-term houseplants
A barber tried for years to cut an autistic boy's hair. Then they had a breakthrough.
No, the pope did not convince Stephen Hawking to believe in God on his deathbed
Impress your guests with sweet Zeppole di San Giuseppe pastry
Simmons leads Sixers past Wolves, 120-108
Injuries to Phil Hughes, Zack Granite complicate Twins' plans
Wild sign 7-year-old Amare Hanson to one-day contract as a part of Make-A-Wish
Northern State falls to Ferris State in NCAA D2 title game
Loyola crushes Kansas State to reach Final Four
Commentary: I was fired, but an FBI career is worth it
Hard to differentiate between rally or improvement
Commentary: How do we make a safe school setting?
Commentary: What if millennials get politically active?
Are you kind when you disagree with someone?
Peter N. Schulz
Clarence W. Hartman
Supporting Denny McNamara
We need Denny McNamara
A Personal Note From Denny
Dairy farming is not only a job, but a lifestyle
Tilted Tulip, many things for many people
New clothing store opens in Bowman
Dickinson 4-H and FFA chapters continue to prepare students
Viola LaFontaine leads Mott-Regent schools, set to retire at the end of the year
2018 Best Of The Western Edge Winners
5 places close to home to consider for your spring vacation
30 under 30
June 22, 2012
Dickinson preparing for growth; Officials: City has learned from its mistakes
After experiencing minimal growth and even decline following the last oil boom, Dickinson is once again preparing to expand and has learned from...
June 22, 2012 - 12:00am
April 6, 2012
Williston ranked as fastest-growing micro area
WILLISTON -- Williston is the fastest-growing micro area in the country, and Dickinson and Minot also made the top 10, according to estimates released Thursday by the Census Bureau. The population of the Williston micro area -- which is Williams County -- grew 8.8 percent from April...
April 6, 2012 - 12:00am
March 28, 2012
South Dakota elk numbers falling
March 28, 2012 - 12:00am
March 23, 2012
Elk population control ahead of schedule
Theodore Roosevelt National Park officials said Thursday they are ahead of schedule in reducing their elk population, which was 138 in January. Nearly 400 volunteer shooters combed through the park South Unit throughout the past two years, Park Superintendent Valerie Naylor said,...
March 23, 2012 - 12:00am
February 9, 2012
Moving on up: Williston, Dickinson job service centers get busier than ever as ND population increases
WILLISTON -- Cindy Sanford's workplace is so popular that people from across the country wait outside for the doors to open in the morning. Customers want what she and her staff have: access to jobs. Lots of them. Nearly 100 people were at Job Service North Dakota's Williston...
February 9, 2012 - 12:00am
January 20, 2012
Population, traffic growth concerns for Dickinson comprehensive plan
Strategies are starting to come to the surface for a comprehensive plan that could help Dickinson officials guide the city into the future. "There...
January 20, 2012 - 12:00am
January 5, 2012
ND food stamp usage down
BISMARCK (AP) -- The number of North Dakotans using food stamps to buy groceries dropped 2 percent in the last month of fiscal 2011, while the state's population swelled to an all-time high spurred by a hardy economy. Federal Agriculture Department figures show 60,011 people received...
January 5, 2012 - 12:00am
Belfield zoning board mindful of the future
As city officials continue to discuss the implementation of new zoning codes for Belfield, council members maintain that consideration for the well-being of future generations is key. Planning and zoning committee member Peggy O'Brien was present during the City Council meeting Tuesday...
January 5, 2012 - 12:00am
December 22, 2011
Boom breaks ND population record
FARGO -- North Dakota's population hit an all-time high this year, exceeding a mark set in 1930. As of July 2011, the U.S. Census Bureau estimated 683,932 people call North Dakota home. Not only is the estimate released Wednesday by the Census Bureau a record -- surpassing 1930's...
December 22, 2011 - 12:00am
July 10, 2011
City officials estimate Dickinson's population to be 25,000 by 2015
For 2015, Dickinson officials are projecting a population increase of nearly 50 percent compared to the most recent figures released from the U.S. Census Bureau. According to the 2010 census report, Dickinson had a population of 17,787, but that number has continually been on the...
July 10, 2011 - 12:00am
March 17, 2011
Top 10 North Dakota Cities
City 2000 2010 Change Growth/Decline Fargo 90599 105549 14950 17% Bismarck 55532 61272 5740 10% Grand Forks 49321 52838 3517 7% Minot 36567 40888 4321 12% West Fargo 14940 25830 10890 73% Mandan 16718 18331 1613 10% Dickinson 16010 17787 1777 11% Jamestown 15527 15427 -100 -1% Williston...
March 17, 2011 - 12:00am
Southwest North Dakota counties population change
County 2000 2010 Change Growth/Decline Adams 2593 2343 -250 -10% Billings 888 783 -105 -12% Bowman 3242 3151 -91 -3% Dunn 3600 3536 -64 -2% Golden Valley 1924 1680 -244 -13% Hettinger 2715 2477 -238 -9% Slope 767 727 -40 -5% Stark 22636 24199 1563 7% Total 38365 ...
March 17, 2011 - 12:00am
December 22, 2010
North Dakota's population grows 4.7 percent
BISMARCK (AP) -- Buoyed by western North Dakota's recent oil boom, the state's population rose 4.7 percent during the last decade, outpacing state officials' most optimistic expectations and falling just short of its peak from 80 years ago. "It's fantastic," Gov. Jack Dalrymple said. The...
December 22, 2010 - 12:00am
November 19, 2010
Williston population increases by 22 to 34 percent
WILLISTON (AP) -- Preliminary data from a housing study indicates that Williston's population has grown by nearly 22 percent over the past decade, and the increase might be much higher. The city is in western North Dakota's booming oil patch, and adequate, affordable housing has...
November 19, 2010 - 12:00am
State, county population increased in 2008
The population in Stark County, along with 18 other counties in North Dakota increased in 2008, according to estimates released Thursday. Rod Backman, a member of the North Dakota Census Committee said Stark County's population is estimated to have grown by 147 between July of 2007...
March 19, 2009 - 11:18pm