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Cavalier County still has eye on missile site

July 4, 2013 in The Dickinson Press

Six months after losing a bidding battle for the mothballed anti-ballistic-missile complex in Nekoma, the Cavalier County Jobs Development Authority still is trying to buy the property. Continue Reading

Nekoma site still on the ‘radar’

September 3, 2012 in Grand Forks Herald

The Cavalier County Job Development Authority still intends to acquire the abandoned Stanley R. Mickelsen Safeguard Complex at Nekoma, N.D., even though negotiations with the federal government have stalled. Continue Reading

Fed funds sought to buy would-be UAS test site

March 9, 2012 in Grand Forks Herald

Cavalier County aims to buy Nekoma, N.D., complex A group working to redevelop the mothballed anti-ballistic missile site at Nekoma, N.D., applied for a $600,000 federal grant Friday to acquire the property. The potential grant from the federal Economic Development Administration would match a $600,000 appropriation from the state Legislature, according to Carol Goodman, executive director of the Cavalier County Job Development Authority. Continue Reading

Canola enthusiasm: Demand for healthier food, biodiesel bolsters crop’s prospects

February 14, 2012 in Grand Forks Herald

U.S. farmers aren’t meeting the strong, growing demand for canola, so it’s important they increase production of the crop, said the executive director of the Northern Canola Growers Association. Continue Reading

Freedom of information, not always free

November 12, 2011 in Grand Forks Herald

Devils Lake board gives up after USDA demands $150,000 Sometimes, it’s just easier and cheaper to move on rather than put up a fight. That’s what the Devils Lake Basin Joint Water Resource Board decided recently, when it paid a $96,000 bill to the U.S. Agriculture Department’s Natural Resources Conservation Service. Continue Reading

Fordville railroad on the right track

November 6, 2011 in Grand Forks Herald

When wind farms started dotting the landscape of northeast North Dakota a few years ago, Northern Plains Railroad developed a wind component handling facility in Devils Lake to help deliver turbines and blades to the Langdon Wind Energy Center in Cavalier County and the Rugby Wind Power Project in Pierce County. Continue Reading

Cavalier County commission tax decision a win-win

October 5, 2011 in Grand Forks Herald

Cavalier County commissioners voted Tuesday to more than double their salaries. At the same time, they delivered a savings to taxpayers. Huh? Here’s how it happened. 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