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ND Leads Nation In Personal Income Growth Dispatcher/Office administration Warren Transport is seeking dispatcher to work in our new Williston, ND office. The successful candidate will be familiar with the ND area and have previous experience coordinating and dispatching trucks to the appropriate rig locations. Minimum skills include 2 yrs. previous OTR or regional trucking dispatch experience along with DOT experience in the Western states, strong verbal and written communication and interpersonal skills, strong office skills in the use of Microsoft Word, Excel and Outlook and hands-on experience with mileage software and Rig Data information. Must be a team player and be able to multi-task sales and service projects, administrative paperwork such as truck tickets and invoicing and be able to work well under stress, despite numerous interruptions. Benefits available after three months of employment include: comprehensive health, dental & life insurance and participation in the 401k retirement plan is available following six months. Affordable housing/housing allowance is available through the company. Wages will be discussed by the employer. Please submit applications to:, fax to Warren Transport 406-245-3232 or mail to Warren Transport, PO Box 22745, Billings, MT 59104.

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North Dakota leads the nation in personal income growth according to statistics released today by the U.S. Bureau of Economic Analysis (BEA). The report shows North Dakota personal income growth increased by 1.4 percent during the third quarter of 2012.

The report shows growth in North Dakota was tied to farm income, wholesale North Dakota’s personal income growth was tied to farm income, wholesale trade, mining and trade, mining and other business activities. additional business slowed to 0.5 percent during that same activities. time frame. Growth slowed in 34 states, accelerated in 11, and was unchanged in 5. “We are very pleased and proud that North Dakota continues to lead the nation As defined by the BEA, personal income is in personal income growth,” Commerce the income received by all persons from all Commissioner Alan Anderson says. “That’s sources. Personal income is the sum of net the proof our policies for economic growth earnings by place of residence, property are working.” income and personal current transfer receipts. Nationally, state personal income growth

New Year’s Traditions Some traditional New Year foods are thought to bring luck. Many cultures believe that anything in the shape of a ring is good luck, because it symbolizes “coming full circle” completing a year’s cycle. For that reason, the Dutch believe that eating donuts on New Year’s Day will bring good fortune. • The Tournament of Roses Parade dates back to 1886. In that year, members of the Valley Hunt Club decorated their carriages with flowers. It celebrated the ripening of the orange crop in California. • The early Babylonian’s most popular resolution was to return borrowed farm equipment. • The Babylonian new year celebration lasted for eleven days. Each day had its own particular mode of celebration, but it is safe to say that modern New Year’s Eve festivities pale in comparison. • The beginning of spring is a logical time to start a new year. After all, it is the season of rebirth, of planting new crops and of blossoming. January 1, on the other hand, has no astronomical nor agricultural significance. It is purely arbitrary. • Many parts of the U.S. celebrate the new year by consuming black-eyed peas. These legumes are typically accompanied by either hog jowls or ham. Black-eyed peas and other legumes have been considered good luck in many cultures. The hog, and thus its meat, is considered lucky because it symbolizes prosperity. • These days apple bobbing is associated with Halloween, but in Celtic societies they also play this game of trying to grab an apple in one’s teeth at New Year. Bonfires are also associated with New Year, the town Biggar in Scotland have a reputation for a particularly warm fire at Hogmanay.

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The Williston Review  

Vol 4 | Issue 1

The Williston Review  

Vol 4 | Issue 1