November 22, 2013 in Uncategorized
BELLE FOURCHE, S.D. â Large camps built to house oil field workers have become a common site in western North Dakota, and now they’re starting to materialize in western South Dakota.
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June 19, 2013 in The Dickinson Press
GRAND FORKS North Dakotans and Minnesotans are among the states with the highest educational attainment in the country, according to a report by a private foundation focused on education. Continue Reading
May 21, 2013 in The Dickinson Press
WILLISTON Pilot Liz Lillard was in Williston on Monday as she watched a live feed of a massive tornado pass over her children’s day care in Moore, Okla. Continue Reading
April 27, 2013 in The Dickinson Press
GRAND FORKS “Leave the driving to us” was a longtime slogan of the Greyhound Lines bus company. Recently, Digi-Key has adopted a version of that slogan as a pitch to attract employees. Continue Reading
September 19, 2012 in The Dickinson Press
A college in North Dakota’s booming Oil Patch said Wednesday that it will stop housing foreign workers who are part of a program meant to fill temporary jobs, leaving service industry businesses wondering how they will find employees in a city with a massive housing shortage and just 1 percent unemployment. Continue Reading
September 13, 2012 in The Daily Republic
Trail King and Mitchell are getting national attention in their quest for qualified workers. Trail King was featured on Fox News Tuesday in a report on South Dakota’s need for trained welders and other workers. The story comes on the heels of a report in the Minneapolis Star Tribune about the state’s search for workers.
April 24, 2012 in The Dickinson Press
Dickinson’s West River Community Center is seeing more activity, facility operators said Tuesday, adding that they issued nearly 1,500 memberships in the last year. Continue Reading
April 20, 2012 in The Dickinson Press
WILLISTON You’ve heard about the trucker bombs and the bar fights. Continue Reading
April 11, 2012 in The Dickinson Press
BISMARCK (AP) Parole and probation officers are increasingly overwhelmed with workloads as North Dakota’s population rises and more ex-convicts flock to the state in search of a good economy, a job and a fresh start. Continue Reading
March 10, 2012 in DL-Online
FARGO The medical director of North Dakota’s workers’ compensation program disputes a finding by the agency that there was “no evidence, or even suggestion” he was asked to alter his medical opinion.