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Senate bill would shift bulk of N.D. wind tax from local governments to state
Police Blotter: Dickinson man arrested for resisting arrest
Flu numbers on the rise, health officials encourage people to get vaccinated and be aware of symptoms
ND bills aim to promote trust in elected officials
Senate approves first Cabinet members, Mattis and Kelly
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
Counting on Student Loan Forgiveness? Better Check Your Eligibility Status Again
Magic, murder and mayhem; Foundation sponsors mystery dinner theater
Lauren Alaina to entertain at the Mardi Gras
Saving homeless pets; Oreo's Animal Rescue plans fundraiser
Trinity to present 'Into the Woods'
Manziel claims sobriety, wants another chance with NFL
DHS wrestling flies past Jamestown
Dickinson High boys basketball survives against Bismarck
Demons stifle Midgets' offense
Heart River downs Trinity with last-minute free throws
Port: Rep. Cramer says he expects Trump to approve Dakota Access Pipeline by next week
Port: He was a terrible president
Port: If it’s ok to be concerned about oil workers, it’s ok to be concerned about refugees
Port: Universities will consider rule change making it easier to fire tenured faculty, protests expected
McFeely: Ancient, out-of-touch white man in N.D. gives worst MLK Day speech in history
Catherine (Kessel) Steinke
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
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