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Letter: Great opportunity in Watford City

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By: Steve Erickson, Duluth, Minn. , INFORUM Extraordinary support for the Watford City, N.D., school bond vote is a strong indicator of the faith and optimism held by the local community. With their vote, Watford City residents signaled a positive, long-term outlook for what the energy boom means for the community. It recognizes the opportunities that still lie ahead in transforming into ...

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Energy boom to aid U.S. urban manufacturing jobs to 2020: report

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(Reuters) – Energy-intensive manufacturing employment will increase by more than 1 percent a year in the United States through 2020, with 72 percent of those jobs going to metropolitan areas, according to a report released on Thursday. The U.S. Conference of Mayors report on the economic impact of the domestic oil and natural gas boom said manufacturing employment in metropolitan ...

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Workforce recruitment campaign aims to fill N.D. job openings


By Mike Nowatzki BISMARCK — Officials announced a campaign here Monday to recruit new workers to keep North Dakota’s economy humming, saying it will be different from past efforts to bring workers to the state. The campaign, titled “Find the Good Life in North Dakota,” is a public-private partnership led by the North Dakota Economic Development Foundation, an entity created by ...

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Workforce recruitment campaign aims to fill N.D. job openings

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By Forum News Service BISMARCK — The North Dakota Economic Development Foundation and Lt. Gov. Drew Wrigley will announce a new statewide workforce recruitment and retention campaign Monday in Bismarck. The public-private partnership aims to attract permanent workers to fill North Dakota’s 25,000 current job openings, as well as the 76,000 jobs the state is projected to add by 2020, according ...

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Weekly Crude Market Update


Oil Inventories The February 28 week end showed a gain in US crude oil stocks. According to data from the U.S. Energy Information Administration on Wednesday, imports also rose lightly causing refiners to cut rates. The week end showed U.S. crude oil stocks topping out at 2.88% over the EIA five-year-average. At Cushing, Oklahoma, the New York Mercantile Exchange (NYMEX) ...

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Williston Job Fair March 13 draws National Media Attention

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Williston Economic Development by Barb Peterson Williston’s shortage of affordable housing isn’t the only topic that is receiving a lot of media attention these days. The Williston office of Job Service North Dakota has also been inundated with media inquiries. The Williston office of Job Service North Dakota has also been inundated with media inquiries. “We’ve seen a ton of ...

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Former NDSU Alumni donates $2,500,000 to establish “The Empowerment Project”

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Innovative new organization designed to use “market based” concepts to address homelessness, childcare, transportation, mental health and other challenges. (Fargo, ND) Daniel Erickson, a Slayton, Minnesota native who attended North Dakota State University has donated $2,500,000 to establish The Empowerment Project. Erickson is a long time entrepreneur who started his business career in Fargo almost 20 years ago and now ...

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Small western ND town continues to grow


By: Bryan Horwath, Forum News Service    SOUTH HEART, N.D. — In South Heart, on the southern edge of the booming Bakken oil patch in western North Dakota, things have recently begun to settle down a little. Whether that’s a good or bad thing probably depends on who is opining. “Things have leveled off a little bit here,” South Heart ...

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Project Heat finds a home

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Eric Killelea, Williston Herald Project Heat began sheltering homeless people Monday, offering 10 beds in an effort to help the community solve its growing homelessness issue. Almost one month after the Williston City Commission approved a temporary emergency homeless shelter at the New Armory, an area church group decided to house homeless in an undisclosed crew camp instead. On Jan. ...

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