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ON THE CLOCK: County Road Department will continue clearing this snow all winter
From around the world, beautiful artwork with inspirational messages sent to domestic violence victims
Devils Lake considers 'caregiver units' to help those needing medical care
Police shootings echo through criminology classrooms
How will it end? Experts weigh in on possible outcomes of Dakota Access Pipeline protest
crime and courts
nation and world
EPA orders $2.1 million fine in ND air pollution settlement
Wind farm application rejected by Billings County Commission
Protesters, police engaged in standoff at creek between camp and pipeline construction area
Standing Rock chairman applauds Obama’s comments about pipeline reroute
Obama administration sends $28 million to aid coal regions
4 Financial survival tips for new parents
Nourishing the body and the soul
Don't abandon the elderly canine
Kat Perkins appearing in "Home for the Holidays" concert
Cheers for the DHS cheerleaders
Titans boys basketball team's athleticism should carry it through tough region
Trinity girls basketball taking on new roles, playing styles
Big stage, big performance for UND
NELSON: Experience counts, ask Richmond
KOLPACK: Tough guy Stumpf is playing at an all-American level
OMDAHL: Does North Dakota need two parties?
Port: Standing Rock's 2014 pipeline objection is irrelevant
McFeely: Heitkamp in Trump administration would be win-win
STULTS: Watching a piece of my childhood turn to ruin
Commentary: True or false, Trump's tweets beat the media at its own game
Esther E. Will
Lesa D. Saunders-Dicus
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
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
May 2, 2010
Teachers' salaries vary
They all provide an education to area children, but at least one thing separates private school teachers and public school teachers: Their salaries. Two private schools in Dickinson offer base salaries in the low- to mid-$17,000 range, its administrators say, while two area public...
May 2, 2010 - 12:00am