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14 hospitalized after visiting laundromat in Watford City

August 31, 2014 in Uncategorized

WATFORD CITY — Fourteeen people have been hospitalized after visiting a laundromat in Watford City, according to a news release.

Police and emergency services responded to the unnamed laundromat at approximately noon on Sunday, where an 18-year-…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

New OMB forecast estimates $9.8B in N.D. oil tax revenue in 2015-17, $2.2B more in 2013-15 than previously forecast

August 29, 2014 in Uncategorized

BISMARCK — North Dakota is poised to collect nearly $9.8 billion in oil tax revenue during the next two years and $2.2 billion more than previously forecast for 2013-15, according to a new outlook released Friday that had elected leaders calling fo…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

New OMB forecast estimates $9.8B in N.D. oil tax revenue in 2015-17, $2.2B more in 2013-15 than previously forecast

August 29, 2014 in Uncategorized

BISMARCK — North Dakota is poised to collect nearly $9.8 billion in oil tax revenue during the next two years and $2.2 billion more than previously forecast for 2013-15, according to a new outlook released Friday that had elected leaders calling fo…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

Record year: Dickinson Public Schools breaks ’80s boom peak for student enrollment

August 26, 2014 in Uncategorized

At around 4 p.m. on Tuesday, only hours before the new school year began, another family stopped by the Dickinson Public Schools administrative office to register a student.
It was no surprise to Assistant Superintendent Vince Reep: students have be…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

Murphy: EmPower Commission helps in legislative process

August 25, 2014 in Uncategorized

The Energy Development and Transmission Committee, on which I serve, met Aug. 14 in Bismarck to hear the reporting of two entities: IHS Chemical and the ND EmPower Commission.
IHS did a study for North Dakota (as they do for many states and corporat…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

Murphy: EmPower Commission helps in legislative process

August 25, 2014 in Uncategorized

The Energy Development and Transmission Committee, on which I serve, met Aug. 14 in Bismarck to hear the reporting of two entities: IHS Chemical and the ND EmPower Commission.
IHS did a study for North Dakota (as they do for many states and corporat…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

Does ND crude need to be stabilized?

August 23, 2014 in Uncategorized

DICKINSON, N.D. — What can be done to keep trains from becoming “Bakken bombs?”

It’s a question on the minds of many North Dakota residents and leaders, so much that some are calling on the state Industrial Commission to require oil companies to …continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

Does ND crude need to be stabilized?

August 23, 2014 in Uncategorized

DICKINSON, N.D. — What can be done to keep trains from becoming “Bakken bombs?”

It’s a question on the minds of many North Dakota residents and leaders, so much that some are calling on the state Industrial Commission to require oil companies to …continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

Billings Co. planning and zoning axes proposed housing facility

August 22, 2014 in Uncategorized

MEDORA — The population of tiny Fryburg would’ve exploded with a housing development proposal that was axed Thursday.

Developers proposed putting a $12.8 million, 318-room extended-stay hotel at the site of the old Fryburg schoolhouse on Main Str…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

Steffes awarded patent for technology to store renewable energy

August 20, 2014 in Uncategorized

Dickinson-based Steffes Corp. was awarded a patent last week for technology that helps water heaters and other appliances store renewable energy like wind and solar.

The U.S. Patent and Trademark Office awarded Steffes the patent Aug. 12 for the “…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com