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ND could lose billions if oil prices persist

December 16, 2014 in Uncategorized

GRAND FORKS — North Dakota stands to lose billions in revenue if oil prices continue to slip, Lt. Gov. Drew Wrigley said Tuesday at a meeting of the Highway 2 West Manufacturers’ Association in Grand Forks.
Under state law, if oil prices fall be…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

ND could lose billions if oil prices persist

December 16, 2014 in Uncategorized

GRAND FORKS — North Dakota stands to lose billions in revenue if oil prices continue to slip, Lt. Gov. Drew Wrigley said Tuesday at a meeting of the Highway 2 West Manufacturers’ Association in Grand Forks.
Under state law, if oil prices fall be…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

UND tries to unite groups in nickname debate

December 13, 2014 in Uncategorized

GRAND FORKS — At a well-attended task force meeting held last month with community members in Grand Forks, several people spoke to the crowd about the need for the University of North Dakota to move on from the days of the Fighting Sioux and pick a…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

UND tries to unite groups in nickname debate

December 13, 2014 in Uncategorized

GRAND FORKS — At a well-attended task force meeting held last month with community members in Grand Forks, several people spoke to the crowd about the need for the University of North Dakota to move on from the days of the Fighting Sioux and pick a…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

Demand for nurses leads to recruitment bonuses, salary increases and other benefits

December 9, 2014 in Uncategorized

GRAND FORKS — Valley Eldercare Center in Grand Forks is in need of seven full-time nurses and is willing to pay a $10,000 signing bonus to get them.
“In the last year we’ve promoted five RNs into nursing leadership positions and we’ve had a …continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

Demand for nurses leads to recruitment bonuses, salary increases and other benefits

December 9, 2014 in Uncategorized

GRAND FORKS — Valley Eldercare Center in Grand Forks is in need of seven full-time nurses and is willing to pay a $10,000 signing bonus to get them.
“In the last year we’ve promoted five RNs into nursing leadership positions and we’ve had a …continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

State lawmakers, economists eye falling crude prices

December 6, 2014 in Uncategorized

GRAND FORKS — Falling oil prices are on the minds of many in North Dakota, where the industry has brought unprecedented wealth and state revenue.
And while government officials and economists anticipate some sort of effects, it remains to be seen …continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

Prairie Grains set for Grand Forks: Agriculture conference caters to many interests

December 6, 2014 in Uncategorized

GRAND FORKS — The Upper Midwest harvest is wrapping up, a sure sign that the Prairie Grains conference is nearing.
The annual conference, considered by some to kick off the area’s winter agricultural meeting season, is set for Dec. 10 and 11 at …continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

Hoeven: UAS test sites needed for safety

December 2, 2014 in Uncategorized

Last week, we saw news stories across the nation featuring new data from the Federal Aviation Administration showing the frequency of near accidents involving unmanned aircraft and commercial flights.
Near accidents are a serious issue, and I believ…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

Hoeven: UAS test sites needed for safety

December 2, 2014 in Uncategorized

Last week, we saw news stories across the nation featuring new data from the Federal Aviation Administration showing the frequency of near accidents involving unmanned aircraft and commercial flights.
Near accidents are a serious issue, and I believ…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com