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ND regulators slash $800K fine to $20K for company linked to Noonan waste dumping

November 26, 2014 in Uncategorized

BISMARCK — A company linked to the illegal stockpiling of oilfield waste inside an abandoned gas station in northwest North Dakota has reached a deal with state regulators that slashed the proposed $800,000 fine to $20,000, upsetting some local off…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

VandeWalle re-elected as ND chief justice

November 25, 2014 in Uncategorized

BISMARCK — Chief Justice Gerald VandeWalle has been unanimously re-elected to a fifth term as chief justice of the North Dakota Supreme Court.
VandeWalle was re-elected by a vote of the Supreme Court justices and district judges on Monday. The fiv…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

Anti-sex trafficking coalition launches

November 13, 2014 in Uncategorized

BISMARCK — Roughly 200 advocates and law enforcement officials gathered here Thursday to listen to a state of affairs on sex trafficking in North Dakota and to learn what they can do to help.
The event served as a launch of FUSE, or “a Force to …continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

Man robs Bismarck bank

October 30, 2014 in Uncategorized

BISMARCK — A man robbed a Bismarck bank Thursday afternoon.
According to a statement by the Bismarck Police Department, officers responded to a report of a robbery at 2:07 p.m. at Kirkwood Bank and Trust in Kirkwood Mall.
Sgt. Mark Buschena said …continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

Foundry that cast Great Seal for ND Capitol calls it quits

October 24, 2014 in Uncategorized

BISMARCK — Long after Metal Arts Inc. has filled its last order, the signs and plaques it makes from aluminum and bronze will endure, perhaps nowhere more prominently than inside the North Dakota Capitol in Bismarck.
Against a wall of black marble…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

Measure 5 backers file complaint over ads by oil industry group: Campaigns on conservation issue continue to pick at each other’s ads

October 23, 2014 in Uncategorized

BISMARCK – Backers of a North Dakota ballot measure that would create a conservation fund with oil tax revenue complained Thursday that the American Petroleum Institute’s campaign ads against the measure violate state law.

Steve Adair, chairma…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

Measure 5 backers file complaint over ads by oil industry group: Campaigns on conservation issue continue to pick at each other’s ads

October 23, 2014 in Uncategorized

BISMARCK – Backers of a North Dakota ballot measure that would create a conservation fund with oil tax revenue complained Thursday that the American Petroleum Institute’s campaign ads against the measure violate state law.

Steve Adair, chairma…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

Capitol Café to reopen after $1.1M overhaul

October 18, 2014 in Uncategorized

BISMARCK — Come Monday, at least one area of North Dakota state government will see a marked improvement in efficiency: the cafeteria.
The Capitol Café reopens next week after a $1.1 million face-lift — the first since it moved to its present l…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

Missing 8-foot boa constrictor captured in Bismarck home

October 17, 2014 in Uncategorized

BISMARCK — Police say an 8-foot-long boa constrictor that escaped its enclosure in a Bismarck home earlier this week was found Thursday in an air vent in the home.
Residents of the home noticed Wednesday morning that their boa constrictor had esca…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

Missing 8-foot boa constrictor captured in Bismarck home

October 17, 2014 in Uncategorized

BISMARCK — Police say an 8-foot-long boa constrictor that escaped its enclosure in a Bismarck home earlier this week was found Thursday in an air vent in the home.
Residents of the home noticed Wednesday morning that their boa constrictor had esca…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com