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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

North Dakota defends same-sex marriage ban: Leaders asks court to dismiss lawsuit

July 2, 2014 in Uncategorized

FARGO — North Dakota’s top leaders have asked a U.S. District Court judge to dismiss a lawsuit challenging the state’s ban on same-sex marriage, outlining its legal case for retaining a prohibition that’s rapidly disappearing in the U.S.
In …continue reading on

ND regulators approve use of production curtailments to curb flaring

July 1, 2014 in Uncategorized

BISMARCK – Oil companies burning off more than a billion cubic feet of natural gas every day in North Dakota could face production restrictions if they fail to meet goals adopted by state regulators Tuesday as part of a multipronged effort to curb …continue reading on

Panel approves $2.5M in Outdoor Heritage Fund grants

May 27, 2014 in Uncategorized

BISMARCK — The North Dakota Industrial Commission awarded 17 grants totaling $2.5 million Tuesday from the state’s Outdoor Heritage Fund, less than half the amount doled out during the first grant round in January.

The second batch includes $7…continue reading on

Dalrymple: State has been ‘easy on companies’ for flaring, but adds: ‘Those days are over’

May 21, 2014 in Uncategorized

BISMARCK — North Dakota Gov. Jack Dalrymple made some of his strongest public comments yet to industry about flaring in a speech Wednesday at the Williston Basin Petroleum Conference.

Regulators and industry are using the conference — which is o…continue reading on

Dalrymple calls for hold-even agency budgets with option for increases

May 7, 2014 in Uncategorized

BISMARCK — As North Dakota sits on billions of dollars in oil tax revenues, Gov. Jack Dalrymple called on state agencies Wednesday to develop hold-even budgets for the 2015-2017 biennium but left the door open to requests for more money to meet gro…continue reading on

Census Bureau head says N.D.’s growth presents challenges for 2020 count

May 6, 2014 in Uncategorized

BISMARCK – Rapid population growth fed by an influx of workers into North Dakota’s Oil Patch presents challenges as the U.S. Census Bureau gears up for the next headcount in 2020, bureau Director John Thompson said Tuesday during a visit to the n…continue reading on

N.D. Highway Patrol superintendent retiring; Dalrymple announces successor

April 30, 2014 in Uncategorized

BISMARCK – The North Dakota Highway Patrol will have a new superintendent on July 1.

Gov. Jack Dalrymple announced today he has appointed Maj. Michael Gerhart Jr. to succeed Col. James Prochniak, who is retiring July 1 after having held the post…continue reading on

Pending bills set to make property tax system more understandable

April 26, 2014 in Uncategorized

By John Hageman
Forum News Service
GRAND FORKS — One legislator admitted it wasn’t very “sexy” work, and that meetings were akin to “watching paint dry.”
But North Dakota lawmakers are continuing to work on a handful of property tax re…continue reading on

State’s lawyer misses hearing on lawsuit over 2012 governor’s race; judge will issue ruling later

March 4, 2014 in Uncategorized

BISMARCK — North Dakota’s solicitor general missed a hearing Monday on a petition filed by a third-party candidate who wants the results of the 2012 gubernatorial race thrown out on a technicality.

Paul Sorum, who ran in 2012 as an independent…continue reading on