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Oil boom causes high prices, housing shortage in Stanley

July 28, 2014 in Uncategorized

STANLEY — For Dorothy Lantto, the price is finally right.
Lantto, 69, of Stanley, sat watching “The Price is Right,” a popular TV game show, in her new income-based one-bedroom apartment at Southside Apartments, which is where she has been sin…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

Construction to close streets in Dickinson, cause traffic delays

July 26, 2014 in Uncategorized

Drivers in Dickinson will see some delays next week due to construction-related road closures.
Starting Monday, construction-related activities will close the intersection of Fifth Street Southwest and Eighth Avenue Southwest. Traffic should return …continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

Biofuel groups: Ethanol needs separate treatment in rail rules

July 26, 2014 in Uncategorized

WASHINGTON — The U.S. ethanol industry pushed back on Wednesday against what they called a “one size fits all” approach to proposed federal rules for shipping fuel by rail, saying regulators must distinguish between the often corn-based biofuel…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

13 Highway Patrol troopers coming to western North Dakota

July 25, 2014 in Uncategorized

More North Dakota Highway Patrol troopers are coming to the Oil Patch.
Gov. Jack Dalrymple announced in a press release 15 candidates graduated from the Law Enforcement Training Academy on Friday, 13 of which are heading to oil and gas-producing cou…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

Nolan: Move Sandpiper line to the south

July 24, 2014 in Uncategorized

BRAINERD, Minn. — U.S. Rep. Rick Nolan voiced opposition Thursday to Enbridge Energy’s proposed Sandpiper pipeline route, which would cut across northern Minnesota.
Citing environmental and economic concerns, the Minnesota Democrat issued a stat…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

U.S. moves to enhance safety of oil-by-rail shipments

July 23, 2014 in Uncategorized

NEW YORK – The U.S. Department of Transportation on Wednesday proposed new safety rules for hauling crude oil by rail after a string of explosive accidents, in a move that could impact railroads, drillers, refiners and railcar makers amid an energy b…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

Other Views: Oil boom sex trafficking an epidemic

July 22, 2014 in Uncategorized

North Dakota’s attorney general again warned that sex trafficking in oil country is, by state historical standards, approaching epidemic levels. Wayne Stenehjem was on the airwaves last week reporting how easy it’s been for law enforcement agents…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

Williston business erupts into flames: Air quality monitored in Oil Patch city

July 22, 2014 in Uncategorized

WILLISTON — Hazardous materials teams on Tuesday were monitoring the air quality around an oil industry supply business where a fire erupted early in the morning.
A series of explosions and flames shooting 500 feet in the air were reported as Red …continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

Law enforcement searching for man missing since Friday

July 21, 2014 in Uncategorized

A Wyoming man has gone missing in western North Dakota, according to the Dunn County Sheriff’s Office.

Jared Holloway, 32, has been missing since Friday night, Deputy Kyle Grove said. He was last seen at a well site in McKenzie County, which is …continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

Law enforcement searching for man missing since Friday

July 21, 2014 in Uncategorized

A Wyoming man has gone missing in western North Dakota, according to the Dunn County Sheriff’s Office.

Jared Holloway, 32, has been missing since Friday night, Deputy Kyle Grove said. He was last seen at a well site in McKenzie County, which is …continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com