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Death at northwestern ND oil rig investigated

May 28, 2013 in The Dickinson Press

BOWBELLS Authorities are investigating a death at an oil rig in northwestern North Dakota. Continue Reading

ND regulator says potash well site cleaned up

April 26, 2012 in The Dickinson Press

BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) A North Dakota regulator says a potash mining test well site has been cleaned up. Continue Reading

N.D. PSC will seek $3.9 million to reclaim coal mines in western part of state

January 4, 2012 in Grand Forks Herald

The mines south of Columbus in Burke County and north of Beulah in Mercer County went out of business decades ago, before state and federal laws required them to be reclaimed for farming and ranching use. Under the Burke County project, new vegetation would be planted on about 350 acres of mined land and about 1.3 miles of “high walls,” created when the mine’s open pits were dug, would be leveled. Continue Reading

N.D. law enforcement agencies, state getting more than $9.6 million in Homeland Security money

August 24, 2011 in Grand Forks Herald

The grants will help the agencies prevent terrorist attacks, secure U.S. borders and enhance emergency preparedness, according to a news release from the state’s congressional delegation, Sen. Kent Conrad, Sen. John Hoeven and Rep. Rick Berg. Continue Reading