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Phyllis Larson, 76, sits in her small two-bedroom apartment in Williston, N.D. Larson moved into her home 11 years ago and paid only $500 per month, a rate that seemed relatively affordable. Now, Larson will face paying $1,550 per month should she renew her lease for another year. Kile Brewer / Forum News Service

A boom in rental rates: Williston residents struggle to keep their homes

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WILLISTON, N.D. — Phyllis Larson has a small sign hanging in her apartment kitchen. It reads, “Grow old with me, the best is yet to be.”

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Unfortunately for the 76-year-old, the best might have already past, at least when it comes to her living situation.

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Garrett Richie
Garrett Richie is a general assignment reporter for The Grand Forks Herald and also covers East Grand Forks, Minn. Richie is a 2014 graduate of the Missouri School of Journalism and is formerly of The Ludington Daily News in Ludington, Mich. Have a good story idea? Contact Richie by either phone or email, both of which are listed below. If you would like to comment on a story, send a letter to the editor with Richie's name and phone number. Generally, letters should be no longer than 250 words, and all letters are subject to editing. Email to letters@gfherald.com or mail to The Grand Forks Herald.
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