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Economist recommends regional legacy trust for oil-impacted counties

December 5, 2013 in Uncategorized

Echoing what a former Minnesota politician hinted at in Dickinson last month, a rural development and resource economist from a national firm said Thursday that it might be time to set up a regional legacy trust fund specifically for western North Da…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

Monke: Dickinson State can’t rely on only teachers, nurses

November 16, 2013 in Uncategorized

Find some Dickinson State University alumni and strike up conversation. Odds are you’re speaking with teachers, nurses or an 8-to-5 businessperson whose work domain is an office.
The university offers a variety of majors — including some outstan…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

Dickinson State can’t rely on only teachers, nurses

November 16, 2013 in Uncategorized

Find some Dickinson State University alumni and strike up conversation. Odds are you’re speaking with teachers, nurses or an 8-to-5 businessperson whose work domain is an office.
The university offers a variety of majors — including some outstan…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

Booming Bakken prompts medical expansions

November 9, 2013 in Uncategorized

Health care facilities are not exempt from the constant struggle to keep pace with the demands of the Bakken oil boom. Patient loads at some western North Dakota clinics and hospitals have more than tripled in the past three years as the boom has dra…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

Developing the Bakken: Real estate opportunities in western North Dakota attract investors from around the world

September 12, 2013 in The Dickinson Press

FARGO If you’re a real estate developer and you’re not considering options in western North Dakota, you’re missing out on a $1 billion construction market, says Jeff Zarling, president of Williston-based Dawa Solutions Group. Continue Reading

Large developments throughout the region illustrate overall growth

September 12, 2013 in The Dickinson Press

FARGO – It is no secret that the Bakken region of North Dakota is a hotbed of real estate development activity. But communities throughout the Dakotas and western Minnesota are experiencing their own building booms, thanks to a variety of reasons including prosperous agriculture economies and growing populations. Included below is an overview of some of the most interesting projects taking place in the area. Continue Reading

Devils Lake enjoys reversal of fortune

August 13, 2013 in The Dickinson Press

DEVILS LAKE – Two or three years ago, steady streams of heavy trucks and other construction vehicles snarled traffic in and around the lake as workers scrambled to raise roads and expand the levee protecting the city from rising waters. Continue Reading

Grand Forks-based retailers ride regional boom with store expansions

August 2, 2013 in The Dickinson Press

GRAND FORKS – Wade Pearson figured the family-owned Home of Economy store in Williston, which opened in 1964, would get a boost when the Oil Patch of western North Dakota started booming a few years ago. Continue Reading

Taylor-made trucking

July 12, 2013 in The Dickinson Press

During another busy day in the Bakken on Thursday morning, LT Enterprises owner/president Luke Taylor is on the phone at his desk. Continue Reading

SD woman begins filming ND oil boom movie

July 11, 2013 in The Dickinson Press

MITCHELL, S.D. Charlie Buhler has returned to Mitchell for the next step in her filmmaking career. Continue Reading