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Some Central Minnesotans make western North Dakota home

St. Cloud Apollo graduate Dan Thomsen and his family still live in Mandan, North Dakota, albeit in a bigger and better house. Technical High School graduate Kate Chopp continues to chase adventure in Williston, where she still works for Champ’s Place — although now in more of a managerial role. She books music acts and handles advertising and marketing for ...

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Williston continuing to grow despite oil industry downturn

WILLISTON, N.D. — A downturn in the oil industry isn’t having much of an effect on construction in the North Dakota oil patch hub of Williston. The Williston Herald reports that the value of private enterprise building permits issued through March is $26.5 million. And there are numerous publicly funded projects under way or in the works. They include a ...

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Heitkamp, McCain focusing on ND’s trafficking challenges

WATFORD CITY, N.D. — Longtime anti-human trafficking advocate Cindy McCain and U.S. Sen. Heidi Heitkamp are touring western North Dakota to look at the state’s human trafficking challenges. Cindy McCain is the co-founder of the McCain Institute and wife of 2008 Republican presidential nominee U.S. Sen. John McCain. She will join Heitkamp in Watford City on Sunday to hear firsthand ...

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Finding childcare a challenge in North Dakota oil patch

WILLISTON, N.D. — Finding a job in the Williston area can be easy, but finding quality childcare when it’s time to go to work is proving to be a challenge for many parents. Many licensed childcare centers are full, and expensive. Working mothers, in particular, often find that they are barely earning enough to cover the cost of childcare. Staffing ...

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