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North Dakota awarded $7M for affordable housing: Federal funds to be distributed by state

June 18, 2014 in Uncategorized

WASHINGTON — North Dakota will receive more than $7 million in federal funds for affordable housing and homelessness prevention, Sen. Heidi Heitkamp announced Wednesday.
The money will be given to the state and allocated to different communities t…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

North Dakota awarded $7M for affordable housing: Federal funds to be distributed by state

June 18, 2014 in Uncategorized

WASHINGTON — North Dakota will receive more than $7 million in federal funds for affordable housing and homelessness prevention, Sen. Heidi Heitkamp announced Wednesday.
The money will be given to the state and allocated to different communities t…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

A picturesque trip: President Obama’s visit to Cannon Ball photo gallery

June 14, 2014 in Uncategorized

President Barack Obama’s visit to Cannon Ball for the Cannon Ball Flag Day Celebration was full of pictoral moments. Forum News Service was there to capture it all. 

FNS Photos by Kevin Cederstrom, Katherine Lymn and Eric Hylden….continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

President, first lady land at Bismarck Airport

June 13, 2014 in Uncategorized

BISMARCK — The president has landed and is now enroute to the Standing Rock Indian Reservation.

President Barack Obama and First Lady Michelle Obama arrived at Bismarck Airport in Air Force One at approximately 2:20 p.m. on Friday. The couple wav…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

Heitkamp: Ending trafficking, from ND to Nigeria

May 19, 2014 in Uncategorized

Last month, hundreds of young girls in Nigeria were doing what North Dakota children do every day: sitting in their classroom, learning the skills necessary to move forward in life. Tragically, more than 300 of them were then kidnapped, with terroris…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

More funding for ND airports: Facilities to receive federal grants for infrastructure, safety

May 16, 2014 in Uncategorized

GRAND FORKS — Five airports across the state will receive more than $17 million in federal grants, U.S. Sen. Heidi Heitkamp, D-N.D., announced Thursday.
The Grand Forks International Airport will receive more than $4.1 million to redesign and reco…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

Flood diversion project inches toward congressional approval

May 13, 2014 in Uncategorized

WASHINGTON — Almost a year to the day since the project was initially approved by the U.S. Senate, the Fargo-Moorhead flood diversion is finally inching toward final congressional authorization.

The Water Resources Development Act, a package of …continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

Rules of the rail: Railroads ordered to send Bakken crude estimates to states

May 7, 2014 in Uncategorized

WASHINGTON — Railroads that move Bakken crude will be required to inform states how much oil moves through their borders under an emergency order published Wednesday by the U.S. Department of Transportation.
Citing the “pattern of releases and f…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

Rules of the rail: Railroads ordered to send Bakken crude estimates to states

May 7, 2014 in Uncategorized

WASHINGTON — Railroads that move Bakken crude will be required to inform states how much oil moves through their borders under an emergency order published Wednesday by the U.S. Department of Transportation.
Citing the “pattern of releases and f…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com