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Letter: Paradigm shift

September 4, 2014 in Uncategorized

The energy industry and towns within it that thrive have made great strides to achieve stability and optimism. It is time that our leaders begin a paradigm shift from the mentality of “what if our prosperity suddenly leaves,” and begin to act mor…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

Hotel Fryburg? Extended stay complex may come to small Bakken town

July 15, 2014 in Uncategorized

FRYBURG — Companies specializing in housing for oil and gas workers plan to build a $12.8 million extended-stay hotel where the former Fryburg elementary school stands.
The building would be updated and expanded to build the hotel, dubbed the Morg…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

IEA: U.S. oil boom to extend into 2015, supply risks strong

July 11, 2014 in Uncategorized

LONDON — Global oil demand growth will accelerate next year as the world economy expands and will again be met by rising supplies from the United States and Canada, further eroding OPEC’s market share, the West’s energy watchdog said on Friday….continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

IEA: U.S. oil boom to extend into 2015, supply risks strong

July 11, 2014 in Uncategorized

LONDON — Global oil demand growth will accelerate next year as the world economy expands and will again be met by rising supplies from the United States and Canada, further eroding OPEC’s market share, the West’s energy watchdog said on Friday….continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

Killdeer Ambulance, filmmaker settle lawsuit

July 9, 2014 in Uncategorized

The Killdeer Area Ambulance Service has dropped its proposed injunction against a filmmaker who they allege recorded the service in action without permission.
A Wednesday preliminary injunction hearing for producer Todd Melby, the documentarian behi…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

Are we better off? Take the survey

July 6, 2014 in Uncategorized

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Are we better off? Press asks the readers: Is Dickinson a better place than it was 5 years ago?

July 6, 2014 in Uncategorized

For the past two weeks, Dickinson has been flooded with visitors for Roughrider Days and the Fourth of July, and it seems like most people who come to our area ask the same question in many different ways? 

“Do you like what is going on in …continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

Small schools struggle to hire: Officials say they’re not getting enough qualified applicants

April 24, 2014 in Uncategorized

By Jennifer Johnson
Forum News Service
GRAND FORKS — When Larimore Public School tried to hire a teacher who could teach both English and a foreign language last year, high school Principal Dave Wheeler said the school district didn’t get any q…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

Hot economy, cold comfort: The ND Oil Patch’s homeless problem

February 11, 2014 in Uncategorized

Lured by the promise of jobs created by the oil and gas boom, Mario Solano left his home in Miami to travel to a new life in the center of it all — North Dakota.
At first, Solano found temporary jobs driving trucks for oil and gas companies. Event…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

Accounting firm to help with managing the Oil Patch’s newfound wealth

January 1, 2014 in Uncategorized

WILLISTON — Tax manager Gloria Jordan remembers the first woman who came into the accounting firm where she works with an oil royalty check for half-a-million dollars.
“She went to one of our accountants and she said ‘Is this real? What do I d…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com