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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

Schlumberger, Baker Hughes results point to improvement

April 18, 2014 in Uncategorized

Oilfield services companies Schlumberger and Baker Hughes reported better-than-expected quarterly profits and signaled an improvement in the North American market, driven by increased drilling in the Gulf of Mexico.
Schlumberger, the world’s large…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

Hwy. 1804 to close west of Trenton

April 18, 2014 in Uncategorized

TRENTON — The North Dakota Department of Transportation will temporarily close Highway 1804 about 4 miles west of Trenton, according to a press release.
The highway will close Tuesday at noon so BNSF Railway crews can install a new railroad crossi…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

A religion boom: Churches respond to new faces, new needs in Dickinson area

April 18, 2014 in Uncategorized

When Rev. Amos Byamungu moved his Adonai Evangelical Church from North Carolina to North Dakota two years ago, his congregation consisted of just six people: his wife, their two children, his two brothers and him.
Today, his Sunday services, held at…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

A religion boom: Churches respond to new faces, new needs in Dickinson area

April 18, 2014 in Uncategorized

When Rev. Amos Byamungu moved his Adonai Evangelical Church from North Carolina to North Dakota two years ago, his congregation consisted of just six people: his wife, their two children, his two brothers and him.
Today, his Sunday services, held at…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

Updated: N.D. shuts down handler of radioactive oilfield waste for violations in Killdeer

April 18, 2014 in Uncategorized

BISMARCK – The North Dakota Department of Health has ordered a company that handles radioactive oilfield waste to shut down its facility near Killdeer after state inspectors found several violations there earlier this month.

The emergency order …continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

Updated: N.D. shuts down handler of radioactive oilfield waste for violations in Killdeer

April 18, 2014 in Uncategorized

BISMARCK – The North Dakota Department of Health has ordered a company that handles radioactive oilfield waste to shut down its facility near Killdeer after state inspectors found several violations there earlier this month.

The emergency order …continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

Sax Motor Company seeks overdue Impala

April 17, 2014 in Uncategorized

An overdue library book will get you a fine. An overdue vehicle could get you arrested.
Sax Motor Co. is trying to track down the renter of a Chevy Impala with a North Dakota license plate HYV 507, which they say has been overdue since March 30.
Th…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

Minnesota dive team helps fix water issue in Larimore

April 17, 2014 in Uncategorized

LARIMORE — A conveniently located dive team was able to fix a problem at the water treatment plant in Larimore, but the town’s 1,300 or so residents will still have to conserve water for another day, a city official said Thursday.
City Auditor D…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

Indian environmentalists battle Sandpiper pipeline

April 17, 2014 in Uncategorized

ST. PAUL, Minn. — An American Indian environmental group led by nationally known Winona LaDuke is fighting a northern Minnesota oil pipeline.

Honor the Earth officials say the Sandpiper pipeline is planned to go near or through some of the most …continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com