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When minutes and seconds matter: Company works to improve response to oil accidents

May 14, 2014 in Uncategorized

MANDAREE — Two years ago, Teresa Van Deusen felt helpless when an oilfield worker lost his arm in a drilling rig accident and had to wait two hours for an ambulance to arrive.
Once the ambulance got to the remote North Dakota oilfield location, th…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

Killdeer Area Ambulance gets bigger station

February 8, 2014 in Uncategorized

Killdeer Area Ambulance paramedics and volunteers this month will finally see the silver lining of dramatic increases in calls for service.

With county and oil impact money, it’ll move into a new station that’s big enough to accommodate them a…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

Killdeer Area Ambulance gets bigger station

February 8, 2014 in Uncategorized

Killdeer Area Ambulance paramedics and volunteers this month will finally see the silver lining of dramatic increases in calls for service.

With county and oil impact money, it’ll move into a new station that’s big enough to accommodate them a…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

Stark County sheriff questioned on overtime: Commissioner wants Tuhy’s office to cut back

February 4, 2014 in Uncategorized

A commissioner and the Stark County sheriff butted heads Tuesday about overtime.
During Stark County Sheriff Clarence Tuhy’s monthly report to the commission, Commissioner Ken Zander asked how overtime — shown in a handout from Tuhy — is gener…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

Stark County sheriff questioned on overtime: Commissioner wants Tuhy’s office to cut back

February 4, 2014 in Uncategorized

A commissioner and the Stark County sheriff butted heads Tuesday about overtime.
During Stark County Sheriff Clarence Tuhy’s monthly report to the commission, Commissioner Ken Zander asked how overtime — shown in a handout from Tuhy — is gener…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

Halliday responders struggle with state radio

January 15, 2014 in Uncategorized

MANNING — Think “Can you hear me now?” but in a much more serious situation.
Emergency responders in low-lying Halliday are struggling to connect on the radio — whether to tell each other who is responding to what, or even for two ambulances…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

Halliday responders struggle with state radio

January 15, 2014 in Uncategorized

MANNING — Think “Can you hear me now?” but in a much more serious situation.
Emergency responders in low-lying Halliday are struggling to connect on the radio — whether to tell each other who is responding to what, or even for two ambulances…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

N.D. counties to get mobile alert system for emergencies

December 20, 2013 in Uncategorized

Emergency Services will begin testing system for smartphone users in January

BISMARCK — Smartphone users in North Dakota counties that currently lack a mobile alert system could soon be receiving alerts about blizzards, floods and other emergenci…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

N.D. counties to get mobile alert system for emergencies

December 20, 2013 in Uncategorized

Emergency Services will begin testing system for smartphone users in January

BISMARCK — Smartphone users in North Dakota counties that currently lack a mobile alert system could soon be receiving alerts about blizzards, floods and other emergenci…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

Ambulance services hurting in the Oil Patch

July 18, 2013 in The Dickinson Press

PARSHALL Ambulance volunteers in western North Dakota are so stressed they can’t leave for a weekend because there’s no one to cover for them, said the director of an Oil Patch ambulance service. Continue Reading