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Crowds flock to hear Elizabeth Smart talk about abduction
Western leaders support oil tax formula bill, but say it won’t meet all needs
Man who ran brothels reaches plea deal
Dickinson Charities shuts down bingo after 33 years, citing declining interest
Bismarck man admits assaulting police officer
North Dakota's new oil train safety checks seen missing risks
Marred by recent spill, pipeline company outlines next project
Company seeks flaring exemptions: XTO Energy wants 140 wells excused from rule
Schlumberger: Prudence the new normal for U.S. oil
Manufacturers trying to find their niche in oil industry
Jolie’s message resonates with all women
Other Views: State needs a chancellor, not a manager
Shaw: Marijuana study rejection stunning
Letter: ND’s pipeline integrity a good idea
Our View: Meth a real problem in western North Dakota
April is knocking: Gather those tax form if you have not filed
Patrick Hope: Jurassic snark
Bad bets: Compulsive gambling can snare people, devastate lives
How to avoid seasonal pressure to gamble
#TBT: Early signs of the boom
Dorothy P. Ficek
Gerald "Jerry" Schmidt
Gerald "Jerry" Schmidt
Dorothy P. Ficek
Saints down Blue Hawks
Twins’ Boyer turns basement sessions with ex-pitcher Byrd into a spot on roster
Blue Hawks take two wins over Hastings, Dakota Wesleyan
Blue Hawks track gets 3 national qualifiers
Continuing a family tradition: Woroniecki family of rural Hebron has been raising cattle, caring for the land for more than a century
Tiny Taylor experiences growth
Growing steadily: Richardton undergoing big changes as oil’s sprawl drives development, growth
Envisioning the future: Hettinger Extension Center scientists try to determine what’s important to producers
Elevator evolution: Technology changing how elevators like Southwest Grain operate
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...
Energy / news
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...
news / oil
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...
Bakken / news / north dakota / oil
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...
news / oil
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...
news / north dakota / oil
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