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$2.9M spent on federal land leases for oil, gas development in southwest ND

May 22, 2014 in Uncategorized

The Bureau of Land Management auctioned oil and gas leases on federal land for a approximately $2.9 million in three southwest North Dakota counties, according to a release.

Companies bought leases for 22 parcels of land in Billings, Golden Valley…continue reading on

Montana man dies in Highway 16 car accident north of Beach

July 11, 2013 in The Dickinson Press

A 36-year-old Billings, Mont., man died in a car accident 30 miles north of Beach on Wednesday night. Continue Reading

Beach man injured after pickup is hit by train

June 18, 2013 in The Dickinson Press

A Beach man was injured while attempting to drive across the train tracks east of the city on Tuesday morning. Continue Reading

Golden Valley Co. sees Red River oil development

February 21, 2013 in The Dickinson Press

North Dakotans and North Dakota transplants might be “rockin’ the Bakken” or drinking Chateau de Bakken wine, but the Bakken isn’t the only oil formation in the Williston Basin and others are starting to be developed, officials said. Continue Reading

Oil drilling in North Dakota Badlands delayed by state board

February 3, 2012 in Grand Forks Herald

More than 3,800 acres of state property in North Dakota’s scenic Badlands won’t be leased for oil drilling while officials develop a policy for reviewing energy exploration on environmentally sensitive land, a state board decided Friday. Continue Reading

Disease spread by midges might have caused western N.D. deer deaths

August 31, 2011 in Grand Forks Herald

The state has not had significant deer deaths from the disease known as EHD since 2005, but biologists believe the disease that’s spread by midges might be responsible for recent deer deaths in McKenzie, Hettinger, Slope and Golden Valley counties. Continue Reading

Golden Valley county discusses man camps

August 29, 2011 in The Dickinson Press

BEACH The Golden Valley County Planning and Zoning Commission members met Monday afternoon to discuss permits issued to work-camp housing. An amendment was passed that contained conditions for companies to establish facilities for workers.
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3 injured while setting up bleachers in a storm Thursday in Golden Valley County

August 5, 2011 in The Dickinson Press

Three people were injured and taken to the hospital Thursday night after bleachers fell on them in strong winds, Golden Valley County Emergency Manager Brenda Frieze said.
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