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Law enforcement searching for man missing since Friday

July 21, 2014 in Uncategorized

A Wyoming man has gone missing in western North Dakota, according to the Dunn County Sheriff’s Office.

Jared Holloway, 32, has been missing since Friday night, Deputy Kyle Grove said. He was last seen at a well site in McKenzie County, which is …continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

Law enforcement searching for man missing since Friday

July 21, 2014 in Uncategorized

A Wyoming man has gone missing in western North Dakota, according to the Dunn County Sheriff’s Office.

Jared Holloway, 32, has been missing since Friday night, Deputy Kyle Grove said. He was last seen at a well site in McKenzie County, which is …continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

Long X Bridge suffers minimal damage after truck hits it

July 21, 2014 in Uncategorized

WATFORD CITY — A truck traveling on U.S. Highway 85 hit the top portion of the Long X Bridge that spans the Little Missouri River on Friday evening, according to authorities.

“I believe it hit the top portion from the beginning to the end of th…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

BLM lease sale nets $1.1 million

July 16, 2014 in Uncategorized

The Bureau of Land Management sold 50 federal land leases totaling 15,469 acres Tuesday, netting more than $1.1 million in revenue, the BLM announced Wednesday in a press release.
The highest per-acre bid of $9,900 came from Langham Petroleum for a …continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

PSC approves natural gas processing plant

July 10, 2014 in Uncategorized

BISMARCK — State regulators on Thursday approved a natural gas processing plant in McKenzie County.
The North Dakota Public Service Commission approved the Lonesome Creek natural gas processing plant, the Bismarck Tribune reported.
ONEOK proposes…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

Pipeline company says spill contained: Three Affiliated Tribes to take over investigation on leak into Missouri River

July 9, 2014 in Uncategorized

MANDAREE — The owner of a pipeline that is leaking near the Missouri River said Wednesday that the leak has been contained.
In a statement issued Wednesday, Crestwood Midstream Partners said an emergency response team has been on site and “worki…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

Dunn Co. dust control study to continue

July 2, 2014 in Uncategorized

MANNING — A study on the use of oil-field produced water to control dust will continue to at least October, Dunn County commissioners decided Wednesday during a meeting at the Dunn County Courthouse.
The county had originally signed on for $220,00…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

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.

The decision may affect other landowners in the Bakken with old leases, which some energy companies hold onto…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

Watford City voters approve sales tax for hospital, rec center

June 10, 2014 in Uncategorized

WATFORD CITY – Voters in Watford City have overwhelmingly approved a 1.5 percent sales tax to finance a new recreation and events center, a new hospital and other community projects.

In complete but unofficial results, 364 Watford City voters, o…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

Assessing the damage: McKenzie Co. to consider disaster declaration

May 31, 2014 in Uncategorized

By Amy Dalrymple
Forum News Service
WATFORD CITY — McKenzie County Commissioners are expected to consider a county disaster declaration Tuesday, allowing county funds to be used to clean up damage from last week’s tornado, Emergency Manager Jer…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com