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North Dakota's first syringe exchange program tackles trust issues
One year after pipeline protest's end, 'I would have done it all over again'
Former ND sheriff charged in meth, bribery case makes plea deal to drop most charges
With legalization growing elsewhere, marijuana makes up half of N.D. drug arrests
Congressman Cramer’s son is in intensive care unit
crime and courts
nation and world
United and Delta cut ties to NRA as boycott movement spreads to global corporations
Thank teachers for mastering the art of making a lasting impact
Oneok announces new gas processing plant for Bakken core
USDA seeks comments on SNAP benefits for able-bodied adults without dependents
Spud industry going on offensive, think 'performance vegetable'
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
What to know about nursing home costs and hospice care insurance
Seed company offers intriguing new flowers, vegetables
NDSU potato varieties are popular garden choices
Everyone take a deep breath. Your Instant Pot pressure cooker has not been recalled.
This man's brain tumor was so big that it 'sat like a head on top of another head'
Timberwolves' Jimmy Butler suffers meniscal injury in right knee
Hawks fall to Northern Colorado in final home game of the season
Twins will give Erick Aybar a look; Miguel Sano is watching closely
Duluth-based team wins first curling gold medal for America
First half shooting sends Midgets past Braves
Commentary: Heitkamp's has a perfect opportunity to prove her commitment to bipartisanship
Commentary: Backers of ballot measure to create an ethics commission now maybe don’t want an ethics commission
Kindness is a sweet gift to give or receive
Commentary: Trump’s call to arm teachers is kind of dumb
McFeely: They are teachers, not gunslingers
Marvin M. "Marv" Morel
Ronald J. "Ron" Heidt
Anton "Tony" Dvorak
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
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April 4, 2017
Report: ND ranks 5th worst for gender pay gap in nation
Fargo - Women in North Dakota make 71 cents to every $1 a man earns, giving the state the fifth worst rate in the nation. That comes from a...
April 4, 2017 - 8:48am
July 24, 2016
Despite similar work, North Dakota’s public defenders paid thousands less than prosecutors
FARGO – In the courtroom, public defenders and prosecutors are equals. But in North Dakota, that spirit of parity doesn’t extend to their...
July 24, 2016 - 12:10am
August 25, 2015
Dickinson teachers, school board agree on tentative salary schedule
A tentative salary schedule agreement was made in the Dickinson teacher negotiations Tuesday at the district’s Central Administration Office. It would see an average salary increase of 5.5 percent across the board, with the average pay of a beginning teacher adjusted to $43,920. The...
August 25, 2015 - 11:59pm
May 21, 2015
DPS board agrees to administrative raise
The Dickinson Public School administration’s offer to raise salaries next school year and again the following year was pushed forward by the school board Thursday morning during a meeting at The Central Administration Office. The proposal asked for a 5 percent increase in administrative...
May 21, 2015 - 3:03pm
August 31, 2013
Compared to Oil Patch neighbors, Williston teachers have lagging salaries
WILLISTON - Jeff Winslow spent a week this summer working on a drilling rig, earning as much as he did in his first two months teaching middle...
August 31, 2013 - 12:00am
July 25, 2013
Dickinson teacher contract talks at halt again
The Dickinson Public School Board and Dickinson Education Association have failed to come to an agreement, leaving the DPS Board with the unilateral authority to issue contracts based on its final offer. The mood was jovial and the house was packed as teachers, administrators, board...
July 25, 2013 - 12:00am
June 14, 2013
Education commission hears case of teacher, school board impasse
The Governor's Education Factfinding Commission has a week to 10 days to take action in the debate over Dickinson Public Schools teacher contracts. At...
June 14, 2013 - 12:00am
June 8, 2013
ND's highest-paid public employees: Med school dominates list of biggest state salaries
FARGO -- North Dakota's highest paid state employees don't have to go far to find each other. Eight of the top 10 work in Grand Forks -- six...
June 8, 2013 - 12:00am
May 22, 2013
Starting teacher salary gets bump: Dickinson salaries up a combined $222,000 for next year
For the first time in 10 years, North Dakota school districts will be obligated to start new teachers at $5,000 more per year than the previous school year, a legislative decision affecting nine counties that goes into effect for the 2013-14 school year. The North Dakota Education...
May 22, 2013 - 12:00am
April 10, 2013
How much is a Dunn County sheriff worth? Commission seeks salary guidelines
MANNING -- With the deadline approaching to turn in applications for Dunn County's open sheriff position, the County Commission will check the law before determining what the salary for the position will be. Denise Giffin with Dunn County's Human Resource Department told the commission...
April 10, 2013 - 12:00am
April 3, 2013
Lawmakers want increased teacher salary
April 3, 2013 - 12:00am
January 27, 2013
A financial challenge: ND student debt v. jobs market
Students headed for the University of North Dakota's aviation program are told up front the financial situation they'll face after graduation. It's...
January 27, 2013 - 12:00am
December 12, 2012
Changes coming to Dickinson Public Schools teachers pay raise formula?
Funding formulas can be difficult to understand and simplifying them can be a task, but that's exactly what Dickinson Public Schools officials want with the formula used to increase teacher's salaries, which currently tallies $14.1 million -- and they want it to be fair. At the first...
December 12, 2012 - 12:00am
December 3, 2011
Report: ND state workers paid least
GRAND FORKS - North Dakota paid its state employees less on average than any other state in 2010, according to a new report released Friday. The average 2010 payroll per state employee in North Dakota was $33,895, according to analysis of recently released U.S. Census of Governments...
December 3, 2011 - 12:00am
September 1, 2010
Commissioners give teachers' pay a good look
BISMARCK -- North Dakota is looking to get creative when it comes to paying teachers. The North Dakota Commission on Education Improvement discussed an alternative teacher compensation system at its Tuesday meeting. It's apparent both nationally and in North Dakota that the traditional...
September 1, 2010 - 12:00am