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Sheriff showdown in southwestern North Dakota: Several counties draw candidates for law enforcement leaders

November 3, 2014 in Uncategorized

While ballot measures and state legislative races have captured the attention of voters in North Dakota, the upcoming election also includes a spate of local sheriff’s elections. On Tuesday, voters will be asked to choose their county’s top law e…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

Billings Co. says ‘no’ to Fryburg hotel: Commission upholds zoning board, residents’ wishes

September 3, 2014 in Uncategorized

MEDORA — The Billings County Commission upheld its zoning board’s recommendation Tuesday and denied an application for a 300-unit hotel in Fryburg.
The three commissioners voted unanimously against the project, said Stacey Swanson, zoning and ta…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

Billings Co. planning and zoning axes proposed housing facility

August 22, 2014 in Uncategorized

MEDORA — The population of tiny Fryburg would’ve exploded with a housing development proposal that was axed Thursday.

Developers proposed putting a $12.8 million, 318-room extended-stay hotel at the site of the old Fryburg schoolhouse on Main Str…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

Hotel Fryburg? Extended stay complex may come to small Bakken town

July 15, 2014 in Uncategorized

FRYBURG — Companies specializing in housing for oil and gas workers plan to build a $12.8 million extended-stay hotel where the former Fryburg elementary school stands.
The building would be updated and expanded to build the hotel, dubbed the Morg…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

$2.9M spent on federal land leases for oil, gas development in southwest ND

May 22, 2014 in Uncategorized

The Bureau of Land Management auctioned oil and gas leases on federal land for a approximately $2.9 million in three southwest North Dakota counties, according to a release.

Companies bought leases for 22 parcels of land in Billings, Golden Valley…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

Billings County to host Community Health Fair

May 16, 2014 in Uncategorized

The Billings County Emergency Medical Services will host a Community Health Fair and Blood Drive on Tuesday at the Medora Community Center, according to a release.
The organization has teamed up with the Belfield Ambulance Service and Community Ambu…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

Man taken to medical facility for ‘erratic’ behavior

May 9, 2014 in Uncategorized

A 37-year-old man was taken to a medical facility on Wednesday after acting “erratically” while in possession of a gun on U.S. Forest Service land, an official said.
The Forest Service and Billings County police responded to a report of a man ac…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

Flood advisory issued for Stark County, parts of Billings and Dunn counties

April 7, 2014 in Uncategorized

The National Weather Service has issued a flood advisory for Stark County, southwestern Dunn County and southeastern Billings County because of flood melt in the Heart River and Green River basins as well as small creeks and streams.
The advisory wi…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

Flood advisory issued for Stark County, parts of Billings and Dunn counties

April 7, 2014 in Uncategorized

The National Weather Service has issued a flood advisory for Stark County, southwestern Dunn County and southeastern Billings County because of flood melt in the Heart River and Green River basins as well as small creeks and streams.
The advisory wi…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

Lacking lawyers: Attorneys are scarce in rural ND while business keeps growing

March 22, 2014 in Uncategorized

GRAND FORKS — Even though there are a lot of lawyers out there, not enough of them seem to be gravitating toward small towns in North Dakota, and the law community is setting out to change that.
With an average of only 1.3 lawyers per 1,000 people…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com