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ND Senate passes autonomous vehicle study
Despite opposition from landowner group, ND Senate approves bill that reduces oil spill reporting
How two teens in leggings became a PR mess for United Airlines
Burgum vetoes employee bonus bill, which had strong support from lawmakers
Coteau des Prairies Lodge to showcase ND ag products
crime and courts
nation and world
MDU enters power purchase agreement for Thunder Spirit Wind project near Hettinger
U.S. oil rig count recovers to end 2016 near year-ago levels
New state regulations will affect repairs of pipeline
ND oil production up 7 percent, returns above 1 million barrels a day
Oil pipeline spill near Belfield estimated at 176,000 gallons
Enjoy pizza, meet storybook characters; proceeds going toward Imagination Library
Daughters often get first tanning salon experience with mom
Who do you think you are?
Remembering what Lent is for
Monopoly kicks three classic pieces out of board game
ND native who once made 2,750 free throws in a row dies at 94
NFL owners approve Raiders' move to Vegas
NFL owners approve Raiders' move to Las Vegas
Shattered glass leaves its mark on two UND hockey fans
Inspired by grandfather, Taylor Rogers just keeps taking the ball for Minnesota Twins
ND abortion provider: Judge Neil Gorsuch would oppress women's rights
Port: Congressman Cramer says Planned Parenthood video showing protesters turned back by cops was a “stunt”
Pinke: Rally around rural communities
Pates: Juggernaut McM Inc. farm ends in epic fail
Port: We desperately need more information on refugee resettlement in North Dakota
Karl J. Paluck
Edwin "Ed" V. Novotny
Robert "Bob" E. Hanson
Heidt and Horner plan wedding
Kristianson and Kilwein
Olson and Steffan
Engagement: Pottorff and Schank
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
Perfecting 'Players': Restaurant manager on delicious mission
Worlds Greatest City Wide Garage Sale
Honoring our Firefighters
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,...
News/Nation and World
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