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Residents meet in Belfield for Q&A about proposed Davis Refinery
MDU enters power purchase agreement for Thunder Spirit Wind project near Hettinger
U.S. oil rig count recovers to end 2016 near year-ago levels
New state regulations will affect repairs of pipeline
ND oil production up 7 percent, returns above 1 million barrels a day
DSU nursing program celebrates 50 years
Better than Betty: How to make your very own baking mixes like a pro
Get ready for pea milk. It doesn't taste like peas and it's not even green.
Sailer wins national awards
Pets are family too; Evergreen celebrates Senior Living Week
Patriots win West Region golf title, Midgets place 10th
Flynn, Townsend lead DSU cross country
DSU volleyball splits matches on the road
DSU golf competes in conference championship
Dickinson High girls swimming drops dual to Coyotes
Mike Jacobs: Trouble bubbles up in ND higher ed
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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 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
June 15, 2012
Home no more: Dickinson couple, whose rent more than doubled, leaving town after 11 years
A sign that reads, "Raised rent from $750 to $2,000" on one side, and "Greed -- one of the seven deadly sins" staked in front of a small house...
June 15, 2012 - 12:00am