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Environmental groups want access to waste draft study

August 28, 2014 in Uncategorized

BISMARCK — Two environmental groups have called for the immediate release of a draft study on the safety and handling of North Dakota’s radioactive oilfield waste that has been found dumped illegally in remote areas.
The Dakota Resource Council …continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

PSC recommends final payment in grain company insolvency

August 28, 2014 in Uncategorized

BISMARCK — The North Dakota Public Service Commission voted Thursday to recommend payment to the last remaining party with a claim against the insolvent Falkirk Farmers Elevator.
The PSC voted 3-0 to recommend that a judge award about $461,000 to …continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

PSC recommends final payment in grain company insolvency

August 28, 2014 in Uncategorized

BISMARCK — The North Dakota Public Service Commission voted Thursday to recommend payment to the last remaining party with a claim against the insolvent Falkirk Farmers Elevator.
The PSC voted 3-0 to recommend that a judge award about $461,000 to …continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

Does ND crude need to be stabilized?

August 23, 2014 in Uncategorized

DICKINSON, N.D. — What can be done to keep trains from becoming “Bakken bombs?”

It’s a question on the minds of many North Dakota residents and leaders, so much that some are calling on the state Industrial Commission to require oil companies to …continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

Does ND crude need to be stabilized?

August 23, 2014 in Uncategorized

DICKINSON, N.D. — What can be done to keep trains from becoming “Bakken bombs?”

It’s a question on the minds of many North Dakota residents and leaders, so much that some are calling on the state Industrial Commission to require oil companies to …continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

ND workers’ comp top doctor resigns

August 19, 2014 in Uncategorized

BISMARCK — The medical director of North Dakota’s workers’ compensation program, who complained in the past of efforts to influence his medical opinions involving workers’ claims, has resigned.
Dr. Luis Vilella wrote a letter of resignation …continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

ND workers’ comp top doctor resigns

August 19, 2014 in Uncategorized

BISMARCK — The medical director of North Dakota’s workers’ compensation program, who complained in the past of efforts to influence his medical opinions involving workers’ claims, has resigned.
Dr. Luis Vilella wrote a letter of resignation …continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

Bismarck police ID man killed after reportedly pointing gun at kids

August 18, 2014 in Uncategorized

BISMARCK – Police have identified a man who was shot to death during a struggle that ensued after he reportedly pointed a handgun at three young children Saturday in a south Bismarck apartment.

Kelly Carrol Smith, 54, lived roughly one block sou…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

South Dakota lends a pen to a friend

August 16, 2014 in Uncategorized

BISMARCK — It took a lot of pleading with its keepers to even get it out of South Dakota.
It flew with the governor in his plane, in the hands of a historian, and the North Dakota Highway Patrol escorted it from there to the Heritage Center.
For …continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

Signature celebration: Pen used to sign North Dakota into statehood at today’s 125th event

August 15, 2014 in Uncategorized

BISMARCK — North Dakota will have the loudest of its celebrations of 125 years of statehood today on the Capitol Mall.
North Dakota Gov. Jack Dalrymple, North Dakota Sen. John Hoeven and South Dakota Gov. Dennis Daugaard will speak at the event’…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com