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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

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