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Morton County protesting Mandan annexation plan

July 8, 2013 in The Dickinson Press

MANDAN The Morton County Commission is protesting an annexation plan to expand Mandan’s city limits.
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Flooding causes evacuation in Hebron; Dunn County asks for help spotting washed out roads

May 31, 2013 in The Dickinson Press

Two southwest North Dakota counties were dealing with flooding problems Friday and urging the public to be cautious of rising water. Hebron City Hall had to be turned into a shelter for the residents of 200-plus homes evacuated Friday due to flooding concerns, and further north in Dunn County, the county sheriff’s department and Dunn County Emergency Manager Denise Brew were asking the public to be cautious on the roads. Continue Reading

Harmon Lake homeowners in ND win zoning battle

May 15, 2013 in The Dickinson Press

MANDAN People who have built homes around a new manmade lake in western North Dakota have narrowly won a battle against industrial development. Continue Reading

Back from the brink: Starved horses recover under care of Hatton couple

April 13, 2013 in The Dickinson Press

HATTON After their trailer ride from western North Dakota, Krystal, Ruby, Diamond, Princess, Karmel and Ginger were unloaded at the foot of a 1,000 pound-plus hay bale in the barn. Continue Reading

Pronghorn shot in Morton County

November 27, 2012 in The Dickinson Press

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Proposed man camp law in Morton County needs changes

March 29, 2012 in The Dickinson Press

Extra chairs had to be brought into the Morton County Planning and Zoning Commission room in Mandan on Thursday as more than 50 people attended a meeting, Chairman John Shafer said. Continue Reading

Foundation proposes draft ‘heritage’ plan for 5 N.D. counties

February 14, 2012 in Grand Forks Herald

The proposed Northern Plains National Heritage Area includes sites in Burleigh, Morton, Mercer, McLean and Oliver counties. They border an 80-mile stretch of the Missouri River. Skeptics of the proposed heritage area call it a way to make the property open to regulation by the National Park Service. Continue Reading

Proposed N.D. power line would carry wind energy to Minnesota

January 18, 2012 in Grand Forks Herald

A proposed power line in western North Dakota will help export some of the region’s wind energy to Minnesota. Allete Inc. wants to construct the line along the border between Oliver and Morton counties. It will stretch for about 11 miles and cost $10 million to build. Continue Reading

7 more North Dakota counties declared a disaster

January 13, 2012 in Grand Forks Herald

Gov. Jack Dalrymple says U.S. Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack has agreed to include seven additional counties where farmers suffered crop production losses due to flooding, frost damage and other weather-related causes. Those counties are Adams, Bowman, Burleigh, Logan, Morton, Slope and Stark. Continue Reading

Morton County, N.D., considers hiring planner

January 2, 2012 in Grand Forks Herald

Planning duties had been handled by the county’s auditor who retired in April. Commissioner Andy Zachmeier sas hiring a planner could cost up to $60,000. He says the cost might increase if a new office and secretary are added. Continue Reading