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Dramatic video shows North Korean soldier making a run for freedom
ND Teamsters pin hopes on legislation to save pensions
Jan Murtha taking over as Dickinson city attorney
Blotter: Multiple potential overdoses reported over the weekend
Hoeven speaks to cabin owners about Jamestown Reservoir bill
crime and courts
nation and world
Cranberry overload spurs U.S. producers to dump extra supply
Too many turkeys means cheaper Thanksgiving as demand stalls
Keystone XL pipeline gets Nebraska’s approval, clearing a key hurdle in 9-year effort
N.D. leads country in job creation among women-owned businesses, report says
Walmart reps, Gov. Burgum highlight Fargo sunflower butter company
place a business brief
New video game letting users destroy oil infrastructure comes under fire
Iron Eyes to ask for necessity defense in Dakota Access case
Is new Line 3 needed? A look at the law, PUC’s impending decision
The EPA is targeting ethanol subsidies, rankling Iowa Sen. Chuck Grassley
UND petroleum program gears up despite industry downturn
My honest list of thanks
Sending warm thoughts to veterans; women make patriotic quilts
'A Magical Medora Christmas' on the road: show includes stops at Dickinson and Medora
Celebrate 'Roaring Twenties' at Yuletyme
Let the countdown begin: Advent calendars symbolize time of anticipation
Midgets stumble in season opener
Paul Miller remains NDSU's point guard
UND cruises past Division III foe after big games
Michael Jordan turning into Vikings fan
Former DHS football player earns MIAC honorable mention
Commentary: News conjures ghost of Bill Langer
Commentary: Did Al Franken make a bad decision, or is he a creep? Look for the pattern.
Analysis: Why Sen. Al Franken could be in a lot more trouble now
Garrison Keillor: It's Thanksgiving. Be Happy.
Commentary: Sophia Wilansky got hurt because the #NoDAPL movement used violence as a tactic
Richard "Dick" Zalesky
Donald & Angela
Business going well at Bowman Lodge and Convention Center
Staff at Bully Pulpit Golf Course are ready for the season to begin
Recipe for good: Elks' eatery, events help fund scholarships, youth activities
Hidden gem: Medora officials work all year in preparation for the busy summer season
Boots Bar & Grill ready for another exciting season
The "Best of the Western Edge" Contest
Christmas Storybook Contest
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The 2017 Dickinson Press Pro Football Contest
September 25, 2017
Target raises minimum hourly wage to $11, pledges $15 by end of 2020
CHICAGO - Target Corp said on Monday, Sept. 25, it would increase its minimum hourly wage this year by a dollar to $11, vowing to raise this...
September 25, 2017 - 8:51am
August 28, 2017
Wages down for a second straight year in North Dakota
BISMARCK, N.D.—Last year marked the second year of wage declines in North Dakota. Total wages were down another 8 percent in 2016 after a 2 percent decline in 2015, the first time since, at least, 1990. Average annual wage was also down again, by 3.6 percent, statewide, to $48,891....
August 28, 2017 - 4:58pm
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
September 2, 2016
U.S. nonfarm payrolls rise less than expected; wage growth moderates
WASHINGTON—U.S. employment growth slowed more than expected in August after two straight months of robust gains and wage gains moderated,...
September 2, 2016 - 9:39pm
June 9, 2016
North Dakota wages down for first time in a decade
BISMARCK -- The average annual wage in North Dakota fell for the first time in a decade and the total annual wage fell for the first time since, at least, 1990. Largely due to the drop in average wages in North Dakota’s oil counties, the total annual wage decreased 2 percent statewide...
June 9, 2016 - 7:28pm
June 11, 2013
Keeping up with the Oil Patch: Dickinson service companies increase wages
Everything costs more in the Oil Patch. In order to stay competitive, many service companies -- from stores to hotels -- have had to increase base wages to not only keep up with other companies, but to allow their employees to keep up with the increased cost of shelter and food in...
June 11, 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
February 2, 2013
Wage claims filed against Dickinson company
Four employees who recently left their positions at a Dickinson safety company have filed wage grievances with the North Dakota Department of Labor. The wage claims were finalized with the DOL Friday. The parties at odds have the opportunity to work out a settlement before further...
February 2, 2013 - 12:00am
January 20, 2013
Oil Patch nursing homes struggling, closing
FARGO -- Nursing homes in western North Dakota are struggling to maintain staffing in the face of a bidding war for workers that is rippling from the booming Oil Patch. Two facilities -- one in Williston and another in Underwood -- are casualties of the high cost of labor and the...
January 20, 2013 - 12:00am
November 25, 2012
Has the Bakken boom had a spillover effect throughout the state?
FARGO -- Employment in the heart of North Dakota's Oil Patch has soared by about 50 percent over the past three years. Workers have been streaming to the oil fields and associated job sites, lured by an average annual wage of $89,730, more than double the state average of $41,778. For...
November 25, 2012 - 12:00am
July 19, 2012
Officials brainstorm solutions to stressed child care network
City, county and state officials, along with child care providers and other interested parties, met Wednesday in Dickinson at the Badlands Activities Center to brainstorm solutions to relieve the area's overstretched child care network. Suggestions include finding empty buildings...
July 19, 2012 - 12:00am
March 9, 2012
Stark County mining, oil, gas wages steadily increasing
Stark County companies pay the big bucks for mining and oil and gas extraction. The county paid the highest wages in the third quarter of 2011, allowing employees to pocket more than $2,000 a week, according to a Job Service North Dakota report released Tuesday. "You guys are kind...
March 9, 2012 - 12:00am
April 15, 2009
Application for more officers gets the go-ahead
More law enforcement may be making its way to the area. The Stark County Sheriff's Department and Dickinson Police Department are applying for...
April 15, 2009 - 12:00am
March 18, 2009
Bus driver wages discussed
Bus driver wages, especially those that only transport students a few miles, was just one of the topics discussed during a Dickinson Public Schools Collaborative Bargaining Team meeting Wednesday at the Central Administration Offices. Team member Butch Hrouda said there has been...
March 18, 2009 - 11:12pm