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Supreme Court favors landowner in lease case

June 27, 2014 in Uncategorized

BISMARCK — On Tuesday, the North Dakota Supreme Court ruled in favor of a McKenzie County man in a dispute over old oil and gas leases.

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Oil companies help with the bill as Keene upgrades rescue equipment

September 11, 2013 in The Dickinson Press

KEENE The Keene Fire Department gave its emergency response equipment a $150,000 upgrade with help from McKenzie County, an energy impact grant and oil companies. Continue Reading

Rig fire reported in McKenzie County

July 29, 2013 in The Dickinson Press

An oil rig fire has been reported in McKenzie County near Keene. Continue Reading

Rural ND farmers push for greater distance between oil wells, houses

January 30, 2013 in The Dickinson Press

KEENE Frank and Wanda Leppell already have three oil wells one-quarter mile from their front picture window. They don’t want wells any closer. Continue Reading

Authorities investigate western ND oil spill

May 21, 2011 in The Dickinson Press

BISMARCK (AP) Authorities say an oil spill near Keene in western North Dakota may have flowed into a stock pond where cattle drink and into a creek that drains into Lake Sakakawea.
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