4 MY FUTURE: CAREER AND CHARACTER EDUCATION Location, Location, Location...
As with many other categories, your salary and career options can vary dramatically depending on where you are. That is true on a national level as well as a state level; especially if that state is N... Posted on 4/22/13 at 9:49 AM
THE NEW FORTY Senate Bill 2326...don't drink the Kool-Aid!
It is a good thing I don't live in Bismarck. Heaven only knows how much time I would spend at the Capitol frothing at the mouth while trying to convey to legislators the idiocy of some of the things t... Posted on 2/17/13 at 12:22 PM
STAFF BLOG THE AREA VOICES COMMUNITY So you want to write about the oil boom....
Well, have I got a deal for you...
Sorry, couldn't resist that cheesy line.
But it's the truth. I've spoken to a few people with very strong opinions about life in the oil boom of western North Dako... Posted on 6/19/12 at 3:25 PM
STAFF BLOG THE N.D. CAPITOL AND BEYOND Dalrymple presents budget address
BISMARCKProperty tax relief, more money for infrastructure needs in oil country and improvements to college campuses are among the funding priorities that Gov. Jack Dalrymple outlined in his first bud... Posted on 12/8/10 at 1:22 PM
Farmers Myron Hanson and Troy Coons miss the rural North Dakota they used to know. That’s why they’re volunteering their time at the state Capitol this legislative session to advocate for farmers and ranchers who are being significantly affected by the oil boom.
The North Dakota Game and Fish Department recently deployed a helicopter crew to capture and relocate 12 bighorn sheep in an effort to reduce road-kill incidents along a heavily traveled stretch of U.S. Highway 85 north of the Little Missouri River near the North Unit of Theodore Roosevelt National Park.
Predicting the future is no easy task, especially for cities in the booming western North Dakota Oil Patch. Predicting the future number of students at any given school in that same area may seem a daunting chore.
The experiences of oil boom workers moving to Williston are familiar to Terri Sorenson. She lived it in 1980. Now the longtime Williston resident is trying to make newcomers to town feel welcome by preparing hot meals for them.
Most of North Dakota has been altered by human hands, and those areas that have not been altered soon will be. We must keep some areas untouched so our children know what the landscape was like before we changed it.
North Dakota doesn’t have to be the vacant spot on the map that native son Eric Sevareid once declared.
But to be a bigger and better state in the future, we need bigger and better thinking about long-term goals.
As the “center of gravity of the global energy picture” shifts to North America, will the Great Plains become a 21st-century Sunbelt, attracting newcomers (and the congressional clout that goes with them) as did the South and Southwest in the 1900s?
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