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BLM mineral lease sale in Golden Valley County nets $510,400

October 22, 2014 in Uncategorized

BILLINGS, Mont. — Diamond Resources recently paid $510,400 for the oil and gas lease rights to a 1,760-acre parcel located in Golden Valley County at a recent Bureau of Land Management oil and gas lease auction.

The BLM netted $685,712.50 in reve…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

BLM mineral lease sale in Golden Valley County nets $510,400

October 22, 2014 in Uncategorized

BILLINGS, Mont. — Diamond Resources recently paid $510,400 for the oil and gas lease rights to a 1,760-acre parcel located in Golden Valley County at a recent Bureau of Land Management oil and gas lease auction.

The BLM netted $685,712.50 in reve…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

Temporary homeless shelter in Dickinson prepares for third season

October 21, 2014 in Uncategorized

Dickinson Churches United for the Homeless will begin its third season next month, offering shelter to homeless individuals through the winter months.
Following a public comment period, the Dickinson City my on Monday approved a special use permit f…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

Banking on trust: ND’s constitutional funds balloon in wake of oil boom

October 17, 2014 in Uncategorized

GRAND FORKS — After tough economic times in the 1980s, North Dakota voters wanted to make sure education funding would be spared by future budget constraints.
To that end, they agreed in 1994 to create a fund to cushion the state’s K-12 educatio…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

Dakotas see gas prices fall, fuel efficiencies rise

October 16, 2014 in Uncategorized

BISMARCK, N.D. — Gas prices in parts of the Dakotas are hovering around $3 a gallon, but that isn’t the only way drivers are saving money at the pump.

According to a new report, model year 2013 vehicles hit an all-time high for gas mileage w…continue reading on mitchellrepublic.com

Dakotas see gas prices fall, fuel efficiencies rise

October 16, 2014 in Uncategorized

BISMARCK, N.D. — Gas prices in parts of the Dakotas are hovering around $3 a gallon, but that isn’t the only way drivers are saving money at the pump.

According to a new report, model year 2013 vehicles hit an all-time high for gas mileage w…continue reading on mitchellrepublic.com

Shooting range shut down: Neighbors get court order after bullets hit nearby buildings

October 10, 2014 in Uncategorized

WATFORD CITY — The boom town of Watford City has grown up to and around its longtime shooting range and this week a district court agreed it should be shut down.
The president of the Badlands Shooting Club closed the 40-acre range Thursday and sai…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

Man pleads to illegal saltwater disposal charges

September 26, 2014 in Uncategorized

BISMARCK — A Kalispell, Mont., man pleaded guilty in federal court Friday to 11 charges relating to the operation of a saltwater disposal well near Dickinson in an ongoing investigation that could result in more charges.
Nathan Garber, 45, operate…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

Tractor Supply Company opens Dickinson store

September 26, 2014 in Uncategorized

Tractor Supply Company opens Dickinson store Dickinson’s newest business will have its grand opening Saturday. The Tractor Supply Company in West Ridge officially opened its doors last Saturday after almost a year of construction, making …continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

Lawmakers in U.S. oil heartland soften over export ban

September 25, 2014 in Uncategorized

NEW YORK – In the oil drilling and refining heartland of Texas, the debate over U.S. crude exports is no longer a fight over whether a 40-year ban should be lifted. The question now is how soon it will end.

As Washington mulls reversing the ban am…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com