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$150M convention center eyed for Williston

August 18, 2014 in Uncategorized

WILLISTON — A subsidiary of real estate developer The Prime Group said on Monday it plans to build a $150 million convention center in Williston, aiming to supply a world-class meeting space for the fast-growing oil boom community.

The 16-story c…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

Southwest Spotlight: Oil and art mix: Oilfield worker melts crayons into masterpieces

August 16, 2014 in Uncategorized

There is an oilfield worker, based out of Dickinson, who tries to avoid injury.
But sometimes things happen — like the time he cut his finger with an X-Acto knife while trying to slice the paper wrapping off of a crayon.
And sometimes he gets spl…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

Sides debate ND conservation measure at Chamber summit

August 13, 2014 in Uncategorized

BISMARCK — Supporters and opponents of a proposed ballot measure that would funnel millions of North Dakota oil tax dollars into a conservation fund locked horns in their first public debate Wednesday, arguing the fund’s cost, governance and pote…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

Other views: ‘Bakken 101’ a good initiative

August 13, 2014 in Uncategorized

A series of meetings in Minnesota to discuss the safety of oil trains originating in North Dakota’s Bakken oil play is symptomatic of states’ concern all along the rails that carry the volatile crude. Minnesota is one of several states, from Wash…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

Other views: ‘Bakken 101’ a good initiative

August 13, 2014 in Uncategorized

A series of meetings in Minnesota to discuss the safety of oil trains originating in North Dakota’s Bakken oil play is symptomatic of states’ concern all along the rails that carry the volatile crude. Minnesota is one of several states, from Wash…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

Filling the gaps: Amidst teacher shortage, schools try to fill positions before year starts

August 12, 2014 in Uncategorized

As the entire state of North Dakota faces a critical shortage of teachers, local schools are hurrying to fill remaining openings before the new year starts later this month.
The North Dakota Council of Educational Leaders reported hundreds of teache…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

Killdeer bypass meeting scheduled for Tuesday

August 11, 2014 in Uncategorized

KILLDEER — A public input meeting for a proposed bypass around Killdeer is scheduled for Tuesday.
The bypass would connect Highway 200 to Highway 22 and divert traffic around the city, which sees a large amount of oilfield-related traffic. Highway…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

Killdeer bypass meeting scheduled for today

August 11, 2014 in Uncategorized

KILLDEER — A public input meeting for a proposed bypass around Killdeer is scheduled for tonight.
The bypass would connect Highway 200 to Highway 22 and divert traffic around the city, which sees a large amount of oilfield-related traffic. Highway…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

Killdeer bypass meeting scheduled for today

August 11, 2014 in Uncategorized

KILLDEER — A public input meeting for a proposed bypass around Killdeer is scheduled for tonight.
The bypass would connect Highway 200 to Highway 22 and divert traffic around the city, which sees a large amount of oilfield-related traffic. Highway…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

The (pipe)line that divided the people: Politicians weigh in on Sandpiper crude oil system

August 9, 2014 in Uncategorized

BEMIDJI, Minn. — In the shadow of a state decision Thursday to study alternative routes for the proposed $2.6 billion Sandpiper crude oil pipeline, politicians weighed in on whether to wait for new and different pathways through Minnesota or go ahe…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com