Posts Tagged ‘education’

Finding Homes for Boomtown Teachers

Saturday, December 15th, 2012

How does a booming small town help its teachers find affordable places to live? In Stanley, North Dakota, they’ve built a pair of apartment buildings across the street from the school. In this story, you’ll meet a trio of 24-year-old educators who share a two-bedroom apartment. Some people call them “The Triplets.” Photo and story by Laura Candler.

Teachers pictured in photo (left to right): Tom Butler, Matt Quintus and Kelly Roemmich.

Dickinson Speaks

Tuesday, March 13th, 2012

Rising oil prices and record production are boosting oil revenue for the state of North Dakota. But what impact is it having in the west — where trucks are rumbling down highways and some people can’t find a place to live. The North Dakota Economic Security and Prosperity Alliance held a public forum in Dickinson on Sunday to ask people that question.