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Bowman County officials identify areas for growth

May 29, 2013 in The Dickinson Press

As oil activity makes its way south, Bowman County and its cities are gearing up and getting ready to grow. City and county officials gathered last week for part two of their Vision West economic development planning where they identified 11 areas including tourism, downtown development and creating a bedroom-community reputation that they want to progress or continue focusing on. Continue Reading

Historic friendliness of ‘North Dakota nice’ fading away?

April 12, 2013 in The Dickinson Press

KILLDEER – People often speak of “North Dakota nice,” an inherent niceness that the rural folks of North Dakota have toward each other and toward outsiders that may be disappearing as newcomers move into the state’s Oil Patch. Continue Reading

Consortium drafts 2nd-year plan despite legislative uncertainty

April 11, 2013 in The Dickinson Press

KILLDEER Leaders from across western North Dakota continued making plans for individual communities and the region as a whole, despite uncertainty of what may come from the North Dakota Legislature in terms of funding and support. Continue Reading