Skip to main content
The Dickinson Press
In rare move, judge overturns jury's conviction in South Dakota assault case
Suspect in custody following bomb threat at Bismarck bank
Marijuana decriminalization backer disappointed by North Dakota House-Senate compromise
Roosevelt library clears final hurdle, Burgum to be paid his salary as part of deal
Train collision near Hebron results in no injuries
crime and courts
nation and world
Measles cases break record since disease was eliminated in United States in 2000
Twitter launches reporting tool to curb misinformation during elections
Ranchers deal with record snowfall as calving season hits stride
Burgum signs bill allocating up to $5M per biennium to energy research
Microsoft awards $100K grant to UND for drone industry innovation
place a business brief
The U.S. becomes top oil producer globally -- The economic and educational cost of oil in the Bakken
Federal judge declares Trump's push to open up Arctic, Atlantic oceans to drilling illegal
Report: Unsafe levels of coal ash contamination found in North Dakota groundwater
New Energy presses on with ND cellulosic ethanol plant plans
Rob Port: Public Service Commission says North Dakotans can be charged for green energy policies in other states
Lost Italian: No matter its origin, the Dutch Baby Pancake is delicious
Ambrosi: The many joys of the humble potato
The Monday Mark: Happy Earth Day
How to divide a dogwood, strawberry types, Juneberries and more
Bursack: Mom lives with daughter, but that needs to change
Verlander stellar again as Astros drop Twins
'Our new season': Midgets softball showing signs of improved play
Jung, Perkins, among Lions all-star selections
United shut down Zlatan, Galaxy, to earn scoreless draw
Two more Blue Hawks earn a spot at nationals
Port: The fight over NDSU’s Dunbar Hall reveals an ugly truth about our priorities in higher education
Plain Talk Podcast: State auditor pushes back against NDSCS President’s suggestion of lying
Port: Subjecting Mark Kennedy to an ideological litmus test is unfair
Commentary: Tractor monopoly is bleeding US farmers
Port: With the courts making parking enforcement more complicated North Dakota needs to legalize meters
Submit a Political Letter
Victor "Vic" Tormaschy
Virginia J. Kirby
Dickinson offers parks, lakes, even a dike, for summer fun
New weightlifting studio sees early success
A beautiful backyard
Veterans Pavilion, for those who served
New Methodist church honors past, anticipates future
30 Under 30
2018 Best Of The Western Edge Winners
5 places close to home to consider for your spring vacation
February 9, 2019
North Dakota really needs workers. Why doesn't the state offer cash to move here?
FARGO — Cities and states around the U.S. are offering incentives — including cold, hard cash — to prospective residents in an effort to...
February 9, 2019 - 4:38pm
July 27, 2018
North Dakota one of top states for working 50 or more hours per week
FARGO—Laurie Seifert Williams works long hours as a project manager for a firm that produces live events. Her work week ranges anywhere...
July 27, 2018 - 9:18pm
June 21, 2018
Farmers, farmworkers openly diverge on immigration crisis
The outcry over the Trump administration's approach to illegal immigration has served to highlight the widening partisan gulf between most U.S....
June 21, 2018 - 9:55am
May 3, 2018
South Dakota in dire need of workers; panel shares job recruitment strategies
HURON, S.D.—They represent diverse industries — meatpacking, banking and manufacturing — but share the same problem: a dire...
May 3, 2018 - 5:25pm
January 11, 2014
Men at work: Male-dominated workforce shapes ND demographics
FARGO — North Dakota is steadily becoming a more male state. Much of the gradual rise in the male population stems from a workforce that skews...
January 11, 2014 - 8:57pm
April 27, 2013
McFeatters: Jobs, confidence returning to workforce
The economic statistics show that the U.S. has slowly, but steadily dug its way out of the Great Recession, which economists date as officially starting in December 2007 and ending in June 2009. But psychologically the recession lasted a lot longer, until quite recently, in fact,...
April 27, 2013 - 12:00am
March 9, 2013
Shortage of child care a concern in western ND
WATFORD CITY -- Nikki Darrington has her dream job, working as a soil conservationist for the National Resources Conservation Service in Watford City. But the mother of two had to postpone her start date by two months while she waited for child care to become available, after being...
March 9, 2013 - 12:00am
August 18, 2012
Lack of day care a western North Dakota workforce issue
Southwest North Dakota has a lot on its plate as the fall elections near.
August 18, 2012 - 12:00am
July 27, 2012
Updated energy policy emphasizes infrastructure
BISMARCK -- An updated version of the state's energy policy emphasizes the need to invest in infrastructure, conduct more research and development,...
July 27, 2012 - 12:00am
March 6, 2009
Ex-patrol chief to head WSI
BISMARCK -- A former Highway Patrol commander is the new head of Workforce Safety and Insurance and a former agriculture official is deputy director....
March 6, 2009 - 11:40pm
March 13, 2008
Five workers are axed at Workforce Safety and Insurance
BISMARCK -- Five workers were axed at North Dakota's workers' compensation agency Wednesday,--three who had sought whistle-blower protection and two others carrying baggage from the height of the Sandy Blunt era.
March 13, 2008 - 12:00am
February 14, 2008
Area gives insight on workforce solutions
Providing career advisers, lowering interest rates on school loans available through the Bank of North Dakota and providing incentives to enhance the quality of jobs in the state are the three most important things to be done to help increase our workforce. That's the consensus of...
February 14, 2008 - 12:00am