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Lawmakers see chances to cut taxes

December 19, 2014 in Uncategorized

By Mike Nowatzki
Forum News Service
BISMARCK — Taxpayers in oil-rich North Dakota could save on everything from property and income tax bills to clothing and Internet subscriptions under a raft of bills that state lawmakers will consider when the…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

Lawmakers see chances to cut taxes

December 19, 2014 in Uncategorized

By Mike Nowatzki
Forum News Service
BISMARCK — Taxpayers in oil-rich North Dakota could save on everything from property and income tax bills to clothing and Internet subscriptions under a raft of bills that state lawmakers will consider when the…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

Decision on oil pipeline sparks protests: Activists ask for help from Minn. governor

December 18, 2014 in Uncategorized

ST. PAUL, Minn. — Environmental activists are calling on Minnesota Gov. Mark Dayton to come to their aid once again, asking the governor to reach out to Washington and advocate for more strict adherence to federal oil pipeline regulations.
Protest…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

Decision on oil pipeline sparks protests: Activists ask for help from Minn. governor

December 18, 2014 in Uncategorized

ST. PAUL, Minn. — Environmental activists are calling on Minnesota Gov. Mark Dayton to come to their aid once again, asking the governor to reach out to Washington and advocate for more strict adherence to federal oil pipeline regulations.
Protest…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

Williston woman wanted in shooting

December 17, 2014 in Uncategorized

WILLISTON, N.D. — The Williston Police Department is asking for the public’s help to find a woman wanted for her role in a shooting last week.
Brandy Mae Barkie, 34, is the suspect in a shooting that took place at approximately 11 p.m. Friday, Dec….continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

An advocate for missing persons: Welder in Fargo spends spare time searching for the lost

December 16, 2014 in Uncategorized

FARGO — After a week of 12-hour work days at TrueNorth Steel in Fargo, Lissa Yellowbird-Chase drives six hours to western North Dakota.
She usually doesn’t change out of her dirty work clothes, and her hands are gray and black from welding….continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

ND could lose billions if oil prices persist

December 16, 2014 in Uncategorized

GRAND FORKS — North Dakota stands to lose billions in revenue if oil prices continue to slip, Lt. Gov. Drew Wrigley said Tuesday at a meeting of the Highway 2 West Manufacturers’ Association in Grand Forks.
Under state law, if oil prices fall be…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

ND could lose billions if oil prices persist

December 16, 2014 in Uncategorized

GRAND FORKS — North Dakota stands to lose billions in revenue if oil prices continue to slip, Lt. Gov. Drew Wrigley said Tuesday at a meeting of the Highway 2 West Manufacturers’ Association in Grand Forks.
Under state law, if oil prices fall be…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

Health Dept. won’t call more meetings on radioactive oilfield waste

December 15, 2014 in Uncategorized

BISMARCK — The North Dakota Department of Health has no plans to oblige the Dakota Resource Council’s request Monday to schedule six additional public meetings across the state to take input on proposed rules that would allow for the disposal of …continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

Long X Bridge to close for repairs Thursday

December 15, 2014 in Uncategorized

WATFORD CITY — The Long X Bridge south of Watford City on U.S. Highway 85 will be closed from 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. Thursday so maintenance crews can work on repairing the bridge.

School buses and emergency vehicles will be allowed to pass through as …continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com