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A Penny Saved: Frank coordinates local AARP tax aide effort
$1.3 million NDSU building dispute with contractor has landed in court
Teachers say Florida shooter's problems started in middle school, and the system tried to help him
Trump lashes out over Russia probe in weekend tweetstorm
Man in custody after firing multiple shots inside a Grand Forks home
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nation and world
5 things in food and agriculture we can agree on
Research shows consumers trust farmers
6 ways FFA prepares students for job interviews, future careers
What FFA meant to him: Young farmer sees big benefits
How healthy are the food options in your rural community?
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
'The Badlands Girl,' a western film produced in North Dakota
She didn't expect her video of a screaming Delta passenger would go viral - now she feels bad
Looking at life through the lens of war: DSU to present "Time Stands Still'
'Tintypes' a musical melting pot
ABATE plans biker ball
Norway soars to victory in team ski jumping event
Canada crush OAR to set up U.S. showdown
Marvin, Lamoureux score goals to send U.S. to gold-medal game at Olympics
A fist-bump instead of a handshake? Norovirus precautions overtake Olympic tradition
U.S. women's hockey team breezes past Finland, will play for gold
Commentary: Trump is ignoring the worst attack on America since 9/11
Commentary: The argument for gun control is myopic and shallow
Commentary: Why are natural disasters called an act of God?
Cramer's blind devotion to Trump has clouded his perspective
COMMENTARY: You haven't beaten Heidi Heitkamp yet, Republicans
Dallas M. Miller
Roger A. Fisher
Brian Terry Gravning
Raymond F. Sigl, Jr.
Donald & Angela
Synthetic ice, twice as nice!: Belfield’s skating rink enriches community
Guild Mortgage serves local 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
July 14, 2017
Stretched thin: Renting two-bedroom units requires $16.73 an hour for 40-hour week in Grand Forks
GRAND FORKS — There was a point in Pam Whaley's life when she didn't have to worry about where she lived. Then her husband lost his job...
July 14, 2017 - 8:10pm
February 6, 2017
Consultant: Flex rent deals must benefit landowner, operator
FARGO, N.D. — Farmers tend to want to negotiate flexible rental arrangements when commodity prices are bad, but the deals are easiest negotiated...
February 6, 2017 - 8:00am
January 16, 2017
Farmland rental rates dropping overall
Renegotiating expired farmland rental rate agreements — a process now underway across the Upper Midwest — can be one of the toughest...
January 16, 2017 - 7:00am
December 21, 2016
Commercial rent prices drop during oil slowdown
During the oil boom North Dakota had some of the highest rent prices in the country, but with the oil slowdown prices have dropped in commercial and housing rentals. "When we have more supply and less demand, it's going to be cheaper," said Shirley Dukart, a broker with Home and Land...
December 21, 2016 - 2:56pm
June 6, 2015
Oil Patch agencies see strong need for employee rental subsidies
BISMARCK -- Despite a slowdown in oil activity in the western part of the state, government agencies are still seeing the need for rental assistance and temporary increases in salary to maintain current staff levels. State officials said they’ve seen little change in the need...
June 6, 2015 - 11:00am
September 22, 2014
Letter: Dickinson urgently needs lower-priced rentals, better wages for lower-earning workforce
Even Walmart can’t keep enough staff available to keep the shelves restocked, and Bonanza just had to shut down —not due to lack of business, they had plenty of customers, but because they couldn’t keep enough staff to run the business. Methinks the “Powers That Be” in...
September 22, 2014 - 5:17pm
August 4, 2014
A boom in rental rates: In the shadow of N.D.’s oil boom, Williston residents struggle to keep their homes
WILLISTON -- Phyllis Larson has a small sign hanging in her apartment kitchen. It reads, “Grow old with me, the best is yet to be.” Unfortunately...
August 4, 2014 - 10:54am
March 1, 2014
City of Williston struggles with worker housing costs: Commission looks to cover $1.5 million for employees
WILLISTON — The city of Williston is struggling to afford an increased cost of subsidizing employee housing while finding ways to pay for projects...
March 1, 2014 - 1:33am
November 26, 2013
Amid protest, Williston mayor appoints panel on affordable housing
WILLISTON — A group of residents who say they’re fed up with the high cost of housing here urged Williston city commissioners Tuesday to...
November 26, 2013 - 8:34pm
November 10, 2013
Faces of the Boom: After return to hometown, 76-year-old struggles to stay
WILLISTON — Phyllis Larson, 76, decided to retire for good two years ago. But then the Williston woman got a note on her door that her rent...
November 10, 2013 - 9:22am
November 9, 2013
Group protests rent hikes in Williston, seeks help from city
WILLISTON – Chuck Miles works six days a week at age 74 while battling cancer to pay his rent in Williston. Larry Granbois, 63, just applied...
November 9, 2013 - 9:07pm
October 18, 2013
In fight against discrimination, Fargo city commissioners to consider a building registry
FARGO -- A city commissioner here will soon propose that Fargo consider banning housing discrimination based on sexual orientation and gender identity. Melissa Sobolik said she will test the waters at the Oct.
October 18, 2013 - 12:00am
August 25, 2013
Renter beware: Rights, lease details often confusing for apartment hunters
GRAND FORKS -- Legal jargon and long lease contracts can lead North Dakota renters to misunderstand their rights and protections while renting...
August 25, 2013 - 12:00am
May 3, 2013
$1.1B for western North Dakota approved
BISMARCK -- Western North Dakota will see $1.1 billion to address issues due to the rapid energy development once Gov. Jack Dalrymple signs a bill passed Thursday. Senate lawmakers passed House Bill 1358, which changes the distribution formula of the gross production tax on oil so...
May 3, 2013 - 12:00am
December 22, 2012
Dickinson Press' Top 10: No. 7: Rents double, triple; housing construction industry taking off
The year 2012 was a year of much-increased housing starts in the state, with inspectors stretched to the limit trying to keep up. There were...
December 22, 2012 - 12:00am