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FOTB: How convenient: Mom-and-pop store aims to keep small-town feel

April 19, 2014 in Uncategorized

By Amy Dalrymple
Forum News Service
ALEXANDER — Life can get hectic in the Oil Patch, but the town of Alexander has a new business where folks can slow down.
Jodi and Timothy McGowan opened a convenience store last week aimed at giving locals a …continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

Williston man dies in collision on icy Highway 85

February 18, 2014 in Uncategorized

A Williston man was killed Sunday night after losing control of the car he was driving on icy Highway 85 near Arnegard.

The man, whose name has not been released by the North Dakota Highway Patrol, was traveling westbound toward Arnegard when he l…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

Grand Forks mother dead following Highway 85 rollover

December 20, 2013 in Uncategorized

A 34-year-old Grand Forks woman died as the result of a rollover accident near Bowman early Friday morning, according to a release from the North Dakota Highway Patrol.

The unidentified woman was a passenger with her three children and the driver,…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

5 injured in crash near Amidon

December 19, 2013 in Uncategorized

Four adults and one child were injured at noon on Thursday after a head-on collision on U.S. Highway 85 about 6 miles east of Amidon.
A 1999 Chevrolet van driven by 48-year-old Cecilio Carrillo-Duran, of Denver, was traveling south on Highway 85 beh…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

5 injured in crash near Amidon

December 19, 2013 in Uncategorized

Four adults and one child were injured at noon on Thursday after a head-on collision on U.S. Highway 85 about 6 miles east of Amidon.
A 1999 Chevrolet van driven by 48-year-old Cecilio Carrillo-Duran, of Denver, was traveling south on Highway 85 beh…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

Supporters, opponents come out in Highway 85 expansion from Watford City to Belfield

November 7, 2013 in Uncategorized

A battle over adding lanes to U.S. Highway 85 south of Watford City could be gaining traction and the North Dakota Department of Transportation could be caught in the middle. 
With the DOT’s attention focused squarely on its current project t…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

Medora City Council supports four-lane Highway 85

November 6, 2013 in Uncategorized

In a unanimous vote Wednesday at its monthly meeting, the Medora City Council moved to issue a resolution in support of the proposed expansion of U.S. Highway 85 into a four-lane corridor from Belfield to south of Watford City.
“I think safety is …continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

Bypass aims to improve quality of life in Oil Patch

September 24, 2013 in The Dickinson Press

WATFORD CITY The groundbreaking for a highway project here Tuesday marked a huge step toward improving the quality of life for Oil Patch residents, local leaders said. Continue Reading

2 arrested after high-speed chase in northwest N.D.

September 15, 2013 in The Dickinson Press

WATFORD CITY — Two Washington residents were arrested by McKenzie County Sheriff’s deputies on drug and fleeing charges Saturday afternoon after an approximately 40-mile pursuit high-speed chase through northeast Montana and northwest North Dakota. Continue Reading

Klewin and Veeder: TR Expressway, Highway 85 a growing corridor

September 13, 2013 in The Dickinson Press

The Theodore Roosevelt Expressway, U.S. Highway 85, is the major corridor serving the Bakken region and connects North Dakota with major markets for its goods, resources and labor force. Continue Reading