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Alleged bitcoin heist mastermind escapes from Iceland prison, goes to airport and flies away
Walhalla man, 53, dies in fiery crash in far northeast ND
After calling Barbara Bush an 'amazing racist,' a professor taunts critics: 'I will never be fired'
Despite disagreements, no delays for Dickinson library location
Third annual 5K for organ donation set to be held on Saturday
crime and courts
nation and world
Unnamed California investor buying up SD motels
Parent company of Herberger's could be headed for liquidation
Flaring policy changes keep benchmarks but give ND oil industry flexibility
Cargill Malt closing could raise tax rates in future in Stutsman County
One person killed when engine fails on Southwest flight, forcing emergency landing
place a business brief
Flaring policy changes keep benchmarks but give ND oil industry flexibility
Trump announces support for year-round E15 sales
Trump ethanol moves may be worse for farmers than soy tariff
Oil companies differ on plans to drill near Lake Sakakawea
State makes recommendations on federal carbon regulations
George W. Bush recalls his mother as strong, lucid and funny as she approached death
She calmly landed the Southwest flight and broke barriers as a fighter pilot
Welcome to Sarah's Culinary Q & A: How to slice an onion without crying
'One last time': Barbara Bush had already faced a death more painful than her own
3 affordable wines to consider this spring
Twins' LaMarre ends Puerto Rico marathon in 16th
Paul, Rockets cruise past Wolves
Bruno Sammartino, 'Living Legend' king of pro wrestling, dies at 82
A dream comes true: DHS track and field star signs to University of Mary
Blue Hawks women’s basketball signs two state champions
Analysis: Nikki Haley's extraordinary rebuke of the White House
Commentary: Is it time to stop electing sheriffs?
Commentary: Have North Dakota Democrats overplayed their hand politicizing Trump’s trade fight with China?
Commentary: Flying the Lt. Gov. across state for coin flip sure seems like a cavalier use of taxpayer resources
Commentary: After attacking Cramer as 'scam artist,' turns out Sen. Heitkamp has also paid her family with campaign cash
Judith Ann Schuhrke
Irene I. Paulson
Rep. Josh Boschee
Louis L. Owen
A century of loving life, loving art: Dillon has plenty of parties planned
New weightlifting studio sees early success
A beautiful backyard
Veterans Pavilion, for those who served
New Methodist church honors past, anticipates future
Dairy farming is not only a job, but a lifestyle
30 Under 30
2018 Best Of The Western Edge Winners
5 places close to home to consider for your spring vacation
March 27, 2018
Oil industry's pervasive female pay gap even worse among explorers
A top female earner for a major integrated oil company is a rarity, but among the smaller explorers and producers it's even more of an anomaly....
March 27, 2018 - 9:20am
March 10, 2018
A matter of time? Debate begins over proposed $15 minimum wage in ND
FARGO—The general manager of Homewood Suites here feels fortunate to be spared from the turnover bug that commonly affects the hotel industry....
March 10, 2018 - 1:18pm
February 12, 2018
Commentary: Does North Dakota need a minimum wage hike to $15 per hour?
Over the weekend we got news that a group of citizens is preparing a ballot measure that would increase North Dakota’s minimum wage to $15.00...
February 12, 2018 - 11:00am
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