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Medical Reserve Corps to conduct immunization drill today

April 2, 2014 in Uncategorized

WORTHINGTON — A team of Medical Reserve Corps volunteers will be at Worthington Middle School this morning to conduct a training drill and immunization clinic for sixth-grade students.

The exercise is in response to a new mandate requiring that …continue reading on dglobe.com

Enbridge runs through spill drill ahead of Sandpiper project

February 6, 2014 in Uncategorized

GRAND FORKS — The scenario would be, to put it lightly, catastrophic.

It’s a warm day, with a slight wind coming from the northwest. Sometime in the middle of the morning, an excavator accidently breaches a pipeline carrying crude oil near the…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

Preparing for ‘what if’: Some Fargo-area officials say more training needed on train derailments

January 5, 2014 in Uncategorized

FARGO — In early November, Fargo city officials faced a sobering but hypothetical emergency response drill: What would happen if an oil train derailed in the heart of Fargo?
Following the fiery train derailment and explosion near Casselton on Mond…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

Time for twisters: Early tornado season brings safety warnings

June 8, 2013 in The Dickinson Press

Western North Dakota has already seen three tornadoes this month and more could be right around the corner. Last week, tornadoes touched down near Bowman and on the south side of Billings County, and National Weather Service meteorologist Patrick Ayd said it could only be the start of a wild weather summer. Continue Reading

Southwest North Dakota emergency managers plan drill

June 8, 2013 in The Dickinson Press

Maybe it will be an accident, an explosion or a fire. No matter the incident, it is important to have emergency services in place and ready to respond when and if the call comes. Continue Reading

Two tornado drills set for today

April 17, 2013 in Worthington Daily Globe

WORTHINGTON The city of Worthington will participate in statewide tornado drills at 1:45 p.m. and 6:55 p.m. today. Continue Reading

Two tornado drills set for today

April 17, 2013 in Worthington Daily Globe

WORTHINGTON – The city of Worthington will participate in statewide tornado drills at 1:45 p.m. and 6:55 p.m. today. Continue Reading

Shell’s Alaska winter challenge: Oil-drilling ship salvage may take until spring

January 5, 2013 in The Dickinson Press

ANCHORAGE, Alaska It could take until spring for crews to remove a grounded oil-drilling ship from rocks near a remote Alaska island, thanks to the fury of the North Pacific winter, a veteran marine salvager said. Continue Reading

Colorado drilling rigs head to other states

June 20, 2012 in The Dickinson Press

GRAND JUNCTION, Colo. (AP) The Western Slope is losing drilling rigs to North Dakota and Texas because of rising oil prices.
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North Dakota oil output sets record again

June 13, 2012 in The Dickinson Press

GRAND FORKS North Dakota keeps setting records in crude oil and natural gas production, according to the state’s Department of Mineral Resources. Continue Reading