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Free admission this weekend at Theodore Roosevelt National Park

April 15, 2014 in Uncategorized

Theodore Roosevelt National Park will “GO WILD!” this weekend as it celebrates National Park Week.
The north and south units will offer free entrance Saturday and Sunday to commemorate the event celebrating nature, history and wildlife, accordin…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

Pipeline leaks saltwater in the Badlands

April 15, 2014 in Uncategorized

MEDORA — Continental Resources will submit a plan to clean up a pipeline leak that spilled about 560 barrels of saltwater in the Badlands about 10 miles south of here, the North Dakota Department of Health said.
Continental Resources personnel dis…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

Walking and talking rigs: Schramm invention aims to modernize fracking

April 15, 2014 in Uncategorized

WEST CHESTER, Pa. — The backbreaking life of a roughneck, the iconic worker bees of oilfield drilling rigs, is getting a little easier.
Schramm Inc, which built the drilling rig that four years ago helped rescue 33 trapped Chilean copper miners, h…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

Federal board orders fertilizer delivery plans

April 15, 2014 in Uncategorized

A federal regulatory agency on Tuesday ordered two major railroads to report their plans to ensure fertilizer shipments for spring planting.
The Surface Transportation Board is requiring BNSF Railway and Canadian Pacific Railway to present their pla…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

Corps predicts small upstream impact from flood diversion

April 15, 2014 in Uncategorized

FARGO — A little more than 2,000 additional acres of land under water as a result of the Red River flood diversion to protect Fargo-Moorhead.
That’s the total area in Richland County and Wilkin County, Minn., that would be submerged in the event…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

Corps predicts small upstream impact from flood diversion

April 15, 2014 in Uncategorized

FARGO — A little more than 2,000 additional acres of land under water as a result of the Red River flood diversion to protect Fargo-Moorhead.
That’s the total area in Richland County and Wilkin County, Minn., that would be submerged in the event…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

Oil Patch truck driver charged with illegal dumping

April 15, 2014 in Uncategorized

WILLISTON – Criminal charges have been filed against a truck driver accused of illegally dumping oilfield waste in western North Dakota, and the trucking company he worked for could face more than $950,000 in civil penalties for repeat offenses, of…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

Ahlin: Developing countries wiser than North Dakota

April 14, 2014 in Uncategorized

On a recent trip to the South American countries of Peru and Ecuador, nothing was more impressive to my husband and me than the unwavering commitment of both nations to places of natural beauty, scientific significance and historical importance. Inde…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

Oil traffic may delay US fertilizer shipments, farmers warn

April 14, 2014 in Uncategorized

WASHINGTON — Increasing use of railroads to ship crude oil could disrupt fertilizer cargo this spring as Midwest farmers prepare for planting, U.S. agriculture leaders warn, even as one railroad said on Monday it will take steps to ensure timely de…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

Culvert washed closes 113th Avenue in Dunn County

April 12, 2014 in Uncategorized

Dunn County Emergency services have announced that 113th Avenue has been closed between 24th and 23rd Streets Southwest due to a culvert washing out. Officials did not say in the email how long the closure would last. Motorist should seek alternate r…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com