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Registered Nurse $44,190-$95,130
Software Developer $54,360-$87,790
Pharmacist $82,090-$138,620
Medical Assistant $20,810-$40,190
Database Administrator $41,570-$115,660
Web Developer $43,190-$119,940
Computer Systems Analyst $48,360-$119,070
Physical Therapist $53,620-$107,920
Computer Programmer $40,820-$114,180
Occupational $48,920-$102,520
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New bypasses improve traffic flow, quality of life in Bakken towns
WATFORD CITY, N.D. -- Gov. Jack Dalrymple joined with state and local officials here Tuesday to christen three truck bypasses in western North Dakota, paving the way for once-quiet communities…
4th office building planned for TransWestern Plaza
The owners of the TransWestern Plaza in downtown Billings say they are planning to build a fourth office building to meet growing demand.
N.D. oil conditioning standards will have flexibility, Helms says
BISMARCK, N.D. — New standards for conditioning North Dakota crude oil to make it safer for shipment will provide flexibility and could come up for approval next month, the state’s top oil and…
Shipton's Big R opening Heights store next year
Shipton’s Big R, a farm and ranch supply and apparel store, is planning to open a third Billings location next spring at the corner of Main Street and Jerrie Lane in the Heights.
Billings has 3rd-biggest jump in country for September home sales
Eileen Ziler picked a good time to sell her Billings West End home.
Refilling Mountain Mudd's cup
The idea had been percolating in Tanya Weinreis’ mind for three years.
North Wyoming sugar beet harvest nearly done
POWELL, Wyo. — Indications are of a normal sugar beet harvest in northern Wyoming.
Rimrock Mall entrance to have a new look
The entrance at Rimrock Mall will soon have a new look.
MSU names Outstanding Agricultural Leaders
The Montana State University College of Agriculture will present its Outstanding Agricultural Leader awards during the annual Celebrate Agriculture event Nov. 7-8 at Montana State University.
CVS Health expands tobacco ban to pharmacy network
First, CVS Health pulled tobacco from its store shelves. Now, it plans to make some customers think twice about filling prescriptions at other stores that sell smokes.
Housing and Urban Development chief to visit Bakken
WILLISTON, N.D. — U.S. Sen. Heidi Heitkamp is set to host U.S. Secretary of Housing and Urban Development Julian Castro in western North Dakota on Wednesday.
Company considers oil refinery at Devils Lake
DEVILS LAKE, N.D. — A Canada-based energy company is considering building an oil refinery at Devils Lake.
Jail overcrowding spreads across North Dakota
MINOT, N.D. — Jail overcrowding has spread beyond the Bakken.
Williston still has homeless, transient population
WILLISTON, N.D. — When the oil boom hit Williston, people had no trouble finding employment, but finding a bed was another matter.
Cyber hassle: Data breaches cause headaches for area banks and businesses
Billings-area banks and credit unions are sending thousands of new credit and debit cards to customers this month following data breaches at Home Depot and Albertsons.
CNN’s Ling documents women seizing oil patch opportunities
WILLISTON, N.D. — CNN’s Lisa Ling said when she came to Williston, she was prepared to be cat-called due to the influx of men working in the oil fields of western North Dakota.