October 14, 2013 in The Dickinson Press
As more workers bring their families to the Oil Patch, schools are feeling the impact.
While a growing school district is generally seen as positive, there are challenges that faculty and staff face. Continue Reading
January 4, 2013 in The Dickinson Press
The Bakken oil boom is now five times larger than the area’s 1980s oil boom, according to a report by the Federal Reserve Bank of Minneapolis. Continue Reading
December 9, 2012 in The Dickinson Press
MINOT, N.D. (AP) A North Dakota city in the middle of the state’s oil boom is poised to top $300 million in new building permits for 2012.
September 20, 2012 in The Dickinson Press
September 18, 2012 in The Daily Republic
Williston’s Sloulin Field International Airport was built to handle 6,000 passenger boardings per year. Officials expect more than 10 times that many next year.
September 1, 2012 in The Dickinson Press
GRASSY BUTTE North Dakota native John O’Connor left the state at age 25 because the “doggone winters” were too tough. Continue Reading
May 10, 2012 in The Daily Republic
SOUTH HEART, N.D. (AP) The southwest North Dakota oil patch town of South Heart is looking south for housing.
April 20, 2012 in The Dickinson Press
WILLISTON North Dakota isn’t the only state benefiting from the oil boom, U.S. Sen. Amy Klobuchar said Friday. Continue Reading
February 18, 2012 in The Dickinson Press
STANLEY City leaders here knew right away that Dean Dovolis was different than the 417 developers who came before him. Continue Reading
November 22, 2011 in The Dickinson Press
BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) The state and federal governments are providing $1.8 million to address planning for economic, housing and infrastructure development in western North Dakota’s booming oil patch.