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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

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

Medora considers airstrip: Attendees express mixed feelings at public hearing

March 15, 2014 in Uncategorized

MEDORA — A lot can happen in 20 years — just ask Doug Ellison.
Medora’s mayor said at a public hearing here on Saturday he signed a petition against an airport study in 1994, but that he’s more open to the idea today.
“My personal thought…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

Medora considers airstrip: Attendees express mixed feelings at public hearing

March 15, 2014 in Uncategorized

MEDORA — A lot can happen in 20 years — just ask Doug Ellison.
Medora’s mayor said at a public hearing here on Saturday he signed a petition against an airport study in 1994, but that he’s more open to the idea today.
“My personal thought…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

Western ND officials plead for more oil tax revenue: Anderson: ‘We’re down on our knees here begging you’

February 19, 2014 in Uncategorized

BISMARCK — Local government and school leaders facing mounting needs in western North Dakota pleaded with state lawmakers on Wednesday to give them a bigger share of oil production tax revenue, with one county official saying, “we’re down here …continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

Medora moves to secure loan for $8M wastewater treatment facility:

February 19, 2014 in Uncategorized

MEDORA — City leaders here took another step Wednesday toward the construction of a new wastewater treatment facility slated for $8 million.
During a special City Council meeting the body voted unanimously to move ahead with the application proces…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

Medora moves to secure loan for $8M wastewater treatment facility:

February 19, 2014 in Uncategorized

MEDORA — City leaders here took another step Wednesday toward the construction of a new wastewater treatment facility slated for $8 million.
During a special City Council meeting the body voted unanimously to move ahead with the application proces…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

Rural areas have a need for justice: UND program to place law students into clerkships in counties with few or no lawyers

December 25, 2013 in Uncategorized

Just as some North Dakota counties have very few people, some also have very few — or zero — lawyers.
A partnership of the state courts, bar association and University of North Dakota law school seeks to fix this “access to justice” problem …continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com