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Group floats idea of a ferry across Lake Sakakawea

March 7, 2014 in Uncategorized

WILLISTON — A ferry to float vehicles across Lake Sakakawea could relieve traffic on overburdened Oil Patch highways, a group working to plan western North Dakota’s future said.

Members of the Vision West ND Consortium voted this week to fund …continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

Group floats idea of a ferry across Lake Sakakawea

March 7, 2014 in Uncategorized

WILLISTON — A ferry to float vehicles across Lake Sakakawea could relieve traffic on overburdened Oil Patch highways, a group working to plan western North Dakota’s future said.

Members of the Vision West ND Consortium voted this week to fund …continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

New map makes North Dakota oil, saltwater spill data interactive

January 24, 2014 in Uncategorized

An independent cartographer has put 14 years of oilfield spill data in a new format, but not everyone says it tells the whole story.
Bozeman, Mont.-based geodeveloper Josh Gage said he took North Dakota Department of Health data online to make an in…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

Stenehjem unveils list of ‘extraordinary’ sites, proposed requirements for drilling on them

December 19, 2013 in Uncategorized

BISMARCK – Attorney General Wayne Stenehjem on Thursday unveiled his much-anticipated list of “extraordinary places” in North Dakota and an accompanying set of proposed rules that would require oil companies applying for permits to submit a pla…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

Stenehjem unveils list of ‘extraordinary’ sites, proposed requirements for drilling on them

December 19, 2013 in Uncategorized

BISMARCK – Attorney General Wayne Stenehjem on Thursday unveiled his much-anticipated list of “extraordinary places” in North Dakota and an accompanying set of proposed rules that would require oil companies applying for permits to submit a pla…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

Stenehjem unveils list of ‘extraordinary’ sites, proposed requirements for drilling on them

December 19, 2013 in Uncategorized

BISMARCK – Attorney General Wayne Stenehjem on Thursday unveiled his much-anticipated list of “extraordinary places” in North Dakota and an accompanying set of proposed rules that would require oil companies applying for permits to submit a pla…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

ND awaits detailed proposal on fee for Lake Sakakawea, Lake Oahe water

October 9, 2013 in The Dickinson Press

FARGO North Dakota water officials still are waiting to see details of a federal proposal they vigorously oppose a so-called storage fee for water drawn from Lake Sakakawea or Lake Oahe. Continue Reading

Record amount of walleye stocked in North Dakota

August 19, 2013 in The Dickinson Press

BISMARCK This was a good year for raising walleyes at the Garrison Dam National Fish Hatchery a record-setter in terms of the number of walleyes stocked in North Dakota lakes. Continue Reading

Precious resource: Western states coalition opposes federal water fee

August 17, 2013 in The Dickinson Press

FARGO North Dakota is now backed by the collective voice of a coalition of Western states in denouncing a federal proposal to charge for commercial use of water drawn from Lake Sakakawea. Continue Reading

Search underway for man who apparently drowned

August 1, 2013 in The Dickinson Press

MINOT Authorities are searching for a man who apparently drowned in Lake Sakakawea in northwestern North Dakota. Continue Reading