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Dalrymple calls for hold-even agency budgets with option for increases

May 7, 2014 in Uncategorized

BISMARCK — As North Dakota sits on billions of dollars in oil tax revenues, Gov. Jack Dalrymple called on state agencies Wednesday to develop hold-even budgets for the 2015-2017 biennium but left the door open to requests for more money to meet gro…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

Census Bureau head says N.D.’s growth presents challenges for 2020 count

May 6, 2014 in Uncategorized

BISMARCK – Rapid population growth fed by an influx of workers into North Dakota’s Oil Patch presents challenges as the U.S. Census Bureau gears up for the next headcount in 2020, bureau Director John Thompson said Tuesday during a visit to the n…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

Butterflies, blooms and bees

April 6, 2014 in Uncategorized

DULUTH — The bad news just seems to keep coming for bees and butterflies, from long-term global population declines to massive die-offs in local areas.

While monarch butterflies and honeybees are attracting the most attention — monarch numbers…continue reading on dglobe.com

Butterflies, blooms and bees

April 6, 2014 in Uncategorized

DULUTH — The bad news just seems to keep coming for bees and butterflies, from long-term global population declines to massive die-offs in local areas.

While monarch butterflies and honeybees are attracting the most attention — monarch numbers…continue reading on dglobe.com

Group to build in Bioscience Park

March 7, 2014 in Uncategorized

WORTHINGTON — Prairie Holdings Group needed a new office space, and the company won’t have to go far to find the land for it.
The Worthington City Council approved on Monday the sale to PHG of eight lots in the Bioscience Industrial Park, where …continue reading on dglobe.com

The boom’s ‘epicenter:’ Oil Patch hub Watford City adjusts to burgeoning population, financial questions

March 2, 2014 in Uncategorized

WATFORD CITY â€” There are days, Brent Sanford said, when he struggles to wrap his head around everything happening in his hometown.
Ten years ago, Sanford returned to Watford City to take over his family’s automotive dealership. He soon…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

The boom’s ‘epicenter:’ Oil Patch hub Watford City adjusts to burgeoning population, financial questions

March 2, 2014 in Uncategorized

WATFORD CITY â€” There are days, Brent Sanford said, when he struggles to wrap his head around everything happening in his hometown.
Ten years ago, Sanford returned to Watford City to take over his family’s automotive dealership. He soon…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

Soaking up sunshine

February 27, 2014 in Uncategorized

WORTHINGTON — Jolene Nystrom might well have the best job in the Midwest this winter, or at the very least, the best job in southwest Minnesota.
As residents hunkered down in their homes or wrapped up in layers to brave yet another bone-chilling d…continue reading on dglobe.com

Building at UND is booming: Since 2000, university has seen more than $264 million in construction, more ahead

February 15, 2014 in Uncategorized

GRAND FORKS — Though it doesn’t appear to be a construction zone, the University of North Dakota is in the midst of a building boom.
Of the 243 buildings on campus, 14 percent were built in 2000 and after. Including the other 41 off-campus build…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

Growing pains: JDA hosts round table to discuss growth concerns

February 8, 2014 in Uncategorized

KILLDEER — Infrastructure, housing, child care and how to deal with growing schools were three of the biggest issues leaders of Dunn County and its cities brought to a round table discussion Saturday afternoon.
Organized by the Dunn County Jobs De…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com