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Oil boom causes high prices, housing shortage in Stanley

July 28, 2014 in Uncategorized

STANLEY — For Dorothy Lantto, the price is finally right.
Lantto, 69, of Stanley, sat watching “The Price is Right,” a popular TV game show, in her new income-based one-bedroom apartment at Southside Apartments, which is where she has been sin…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

Biofuel groups: Ethanol needs separate treatment in rail rules

July 26, 2014 in Uncategorized

WASHINGTON — The U.S. ethanol industry pushed back on Wednesday against what they called a “one size fits all” approach to proposed federal rules for shipping fuel by rail, saying regulators must distinguish between the often corn-based biofuel…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

13 Highway Patrol troopers coming to western North Dakota

July 25, 2014 in Uncategorized

More North Dakota Highway Patrol troopers are coming to the Oil Patch.
Gov. Jack Dalrymple announced in a press release 15 candidates graduated from the Law Enforcement Training Academy on Friday, 13 of which are heading to oil and gas-producing cou…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

Nolan: Move Sandpiper line to the south

July 24, 2014 in Uncategorized

BRAINERD, Minn. — U.S. Rep. Rick Nolan voiced opposition Thursday to Enbridge Energy’s proposed Sandpiper pipeline route, which would cut across northern Minnesota.
Citing environmental and economic concerns, the Minnesota Democrat issued a stat…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

U.S. moves to enhance safety of oil-by-rail shipments

July 23, 2014 in Uncategorized

NEW YORK – The U.S. Department of Transportation on Wednesday proposed new safety rules for hauling crude oil by rail after a string of explosive accidents, in a move that could impact railroads, drillers, refiners and railcar makers amid an energy b…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

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