In February there were 1,684 job openings in Region VIII, which is comprised of Adams, Billings, Bowman, Dunn, Golden Valley, Hettinger, Slope and Stark counties, according to a report published by Job Service North Dakota. There were 611 active résumés for those same counties last month.
With an increase in patients and emergency calls, the city of Bowman is getting a brand new hospital.
The Bowman County Development Corporation strives to work towards achieving the goals laid out in our communities’ strategic plans and provide service to our county on a large scale and within our daily operations. Here are a few things we have been focused on.
Effective leadership is critical for communities as they work to maintain their vitality and sustainability for years to come. As the population grows and expands, leaders, current and new, will be needed to help navigate the changes in communities, business, farms and ranches. “With the increase in activity and growth of our communities, it is imperative to focus on leadership sustainability.” BCDC Teran Doerr indicated.
A quick look at key indicators of the Economy of Bowman County.
The holiday season is quickly approaching, and the time is now to make sure you get the most of your marketing efforts to help secure sales success in the coming months. Here are a few budget-friendly ideas to help get you started...
Tax Increment Financing is a tool that cities may implement as a public financing option. The property taxes collected from the district are used solely for outlined improvements or developments.
This program benefits the community, county, property owners and prospective builders with cost savings on demolition and infrastructure.
These initiatives act as a guiding source to proactively prepare and embrace the population growth that Western North Dakota is projected to continue to see over the next decade.
One oil company has solved the mystery of the lower Three Forks Formation’s contents – it’s full of oil.
Bowman / Slope 9-1-1 System contracts new service provider for emergency notification and weather alerts
BISMARCK, N.D. -- Airports around North Dakota’s Oil Patch were awarded $27.8 million in grants Thursday by the Board of University and School Lands. The Land Board formally approved the 11 applications to add new passenger terminals, acquire new land to expand runways and parking lots and purchase equipment, among other projects. Minot’s airport received the bulk of the funding -- $21.2 million. Bowman received $1.8 million and Dickinson $1.2 million. The airports will first need to secure local or federal funding for their projects to receive the grant money.
North Dakota’s waterfowl production areas will be open to hunting on the pheasant opener after all.
Storm lines up to give Bowman County record rainfall totals
During a recent summer day on the prairie in southwest North Dakota, the city of Bowman sat much like it has for decades.
Residents of Rhame will be getting a new water supply soon. Voters in the small Bowman County community on Tuesday approved a new agreement with Southwest Water Authority to receive the political subdivision’s water, possibly as soon as this fall, according to the city’s auditor.
A $2 billion investment is expected by Denbury Resources Inc. in Bowman County for infrastructure. The drilling of 200 oil wells is expected to enhance production in the Bowman area oil fields.
As oil activity makes its way south, Bowman County and its cities are gearing up and getting ready to grow. City and county officials gathered last week for part two of their Vision West economic development planning where they identified 11 areas — including tourism, downtown development and creating a bedroom-community reputation — that they want to progress or continue focusing on.
The oil activity will be moving farther south in the coming years. Lynn Helms with the Department of Mineral Resources says he expects more oil drilling in Bowman County in the Red River formation.
Bowman County Board Positions expiring in 2013