Skip to main content
The Dickinson Press
Press Pass: ND legislators prepare for special session, Harvest is nearly here, Roughrider Commission says goodbye to arena
Roughrider Commission says one last goodbye to old rodeo arena
2 men arrested for drug delivery near school
Dickinson police respond to Friday morning stabbing
Parts of southwest N.D. on cusp of grain harvest
crime and courts
nation and world
Oil producer Halcon Resources files for bankruptcy protection
Standing Rock tribe files lawsuit over Dakota Access Pipeline
Pioneer says some U.S. fracking costs competitive with Saudis
Hess project to bring Bakken oil to Dakota Access
Whiting Petroleum quarterly loss increases on weak oil price
Dickinson native Jaeger receives entrepreneurship award
VIDEO: Kids learn about taking care of pets
Dickinson’s Lamise Oyugi gains subscribers on her YouTube cooking channel
Nichols offering way to explore the world of performing arts
Stark County teen takes aim with muzzleloaders
Streb shares lead at PGA with Walker
Roughriders’ summer ends with loss to West Fargo
Mauer’s walk-off walk in 12th gives Twins victory
Class A Legion Baseball Notebook: Valley City finally gets the best of Wahpeton, wins 7-3
Sparano dives into low-down work of shaping up Vikings blockers
Brock: Birthday golf lesson
Port: Real sovereignty for Native Americans would mean property rights and policy autonomy
Jacobs: More delay in North Dakotan's confirmation
Wardner and Carlson: The truth about oil taxes, property taxes and spec
Holten: The real truth about the status quo
good bad and ugly
Monte J. Geerts
Eldon D. "Bus" Patterson
Elsie Louise Schuetzle Huether
Grant Gerhard Gullickson
Medora gears up for visitors
New tellings of old museum stories
Beach vibe in the Bakken
Sax remodels downtown building into custom and detailing center
Business steady as Platinum Motorsports becomes certified
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
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
March 22, 2012
Tax credits OK'd for low-income apartments in Dickinson
A Michigan developer will get $608,944 in tax credits to build Lincoln Park Townhomes in Dickinson for low-income renters and if all goes as anticipated there will be 40 rentable units by summer 2013, the developer and state officials said Wednesday. Western North Dakota is experiencing...
March 22, 2012 - 12:00am
March 14, 2012
Dickinson rental availability nearly zero
The chances of getting an apartment in Dickinson are slim-to-none, and that's if people coming into the area can afford the rent, officials said Tuesday. "Rents are sky high," said Michael Carbone, North Dakota Coalition for Homeless People Inc. "Minot, Williston, Bismarck and Dickinson...
March 14, 2012 - 12:00am
February 4, 2012
Crude preparation: SD looks at oil boom's pros, cons
BELLE FOURCHE, S.D. (AP) -- North Dakota's oil boom brings with it tremendous wealth and enormous problems -- and both are coming to South Dakota,...
February 4, 2012 - 12:00am