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Law enforcement searching for man missing since Friday

July 21, 2014 in Uncategorized

A Wyoming man has gone missing in western North Dakota, according to the Dunn County Sheriff’s Office.

Jared Holloway, 32, has been missing since Friday night, Deputy Kyle Grove said. He was last seen at a well site in McKenzie County, which is …continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

Law enforcement searching for man missing since Friday

July 21, 2014 in Uncategorized

A Wyoming man has gone missing in western North Dakota, according to the Dunn County Sheriff’s Office.

Jared Holloway, 32, has been missing since Friday night, Deputy Kyle Grove said. He was last seen at a well site in McKenzie County, which is …continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

FOTB: The ‘wanderer:’ Adventure, solitude rewarding for Anderson

July 19, 2014 in Uncategorized

WILLISTON — Anneli Anderson recalls the last time she said goodbye to her older brother, Evan.
He had traveled home to Cokato, Minn., in the late summer of 2011 to take a break from his job in the North Dakota oilfields.
“I was sneaking out (of…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

A trashy problem: Landowners report large pieces of garbage on land

July 18, 2014 in Uncategorized

Bruce Kouba has seen it all — bed springs, car parts and even toilets.
The problem is, it’s in piles of trash on rural land where he lives.
Stark County officials have received reports almost every month of trash piles near rural section lines …continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

Clean Water amendment backers will skip State Fair forum

July 18, 2014 in Uncategorized

BISMARCK — Backers of a proposed conservation fund that would draw from North Dakota oil tax revenue are gathering petition signatures at the North Dakota State Fair in Minot, but they’ve declined to publicly debate the measure’s merits with th…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

Bright future: North Dakota officials project Bakken production through 2100

July 17, 2014 in Uncategorized

DUNN CENTER — The boom is here to stay.
The North Dakota Industrial Commission projects that oil development in the Bakken will last at least five generations — with production lasting through 2100 and beyond.
Lynn Helms, director of the North …continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

OSHA safety blitz to look at ND construction

July 16, 2014 in Uncategorized

Engulfed by soil while working on a water line.
Fell 20 feet from a roof to a concrete floor.
Pulled into a sand-mixing machine.
The causes of workplace fatalities in North Dakota are gruesome, but they aren’t all related to the oilfield industr…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

Minnesota Power to pay millions to settle Clean Air Act dispute

July 16, 2014 in Uncategorized

DULUTH, Minn. — Minnesota Power will pay a $1.4 million civil penalty and spend another $4.2 million on conservation and clean energy projects under a settlement agreement with state and federal regulators announced Wednesday.
The Duluth-based uti…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

BLM lease sale nets $1.1 million

July 16, 2014 in Uncategorized

The Bureau of Land Management sold 50 federal land leases totaling 15,469 acres Tuesday, netting more than $1.1 million in revenue, the BLM announced Wednesday in a press release.
The highest per-acre bid of $9,900 came from Langham Petroleum for a …continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

Dallas suburb lawmakers reject fracking ban, send measure to voters

July 16, 2014 in Uncategorized

DENTON, Texas — A Dallas suburb rejected a measure on Wednesday to ban new hydraulic fracturing — a move that would have made it the first city in Texas and one of the largest in the United States to halt the method of energy resource extraction.
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