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NDSU researchers to study oil field workers

September 26, 2013 in The Dickinson Press

BISMARCK Two North Dakota State University researchers who have predicted that an influx of oil field workers will continue to boost the state’s population now want to know more about those workers. Continue Reading

Oil field waste may bite the dust

June 12, 2013 in The Dickinson Press

WATFORD CITY What is now considered oil field waste could be reused as an affordable way to control dust on western North Dakota roads, officials said Wednesday. Continue Reading

Time for twisters: Early tornado season brings safety warnings

June 8, 2013 in The Dickinson Press

Western North Dakota has already seen three tornadoes this month and more could be right around the corner. Last week, tornadoes touched down near Bowman and on the south side of Billings County, and National Weather Service meteorologist Patrick Ayd said it could only be the start of a wild weather summer. Continue Reading

Miss North Dakota contestants stand out in the Oil Patch

June 5, 2013 in The Dickinson Press

WILLISTON As the young women wearing crowns filed into Wildcat Pizza here, every head turned. A table full of women let alone pageant contestants is a rare sight in this male-dominated oil boom town, enough to prompt guys to get out their camera phones. Continue Reading

NIT finds a home: Alaska training company sets up shop in Dickinson

April 22, 2013 in The Dickinson Press

Many companies in and out of the oil field want safety to be their top priority, and it’s companies like Northern Industrial Training that make those goals possible. Continue Reading

Bond set at $1M for stabbing defendant

March 19, 2013 in The Dickinson Press

WILLISTON Bond was set at $1 million Tuesday for a man charged in connection with stabbing his roommate to death at an oil field crew camp. Continue Reading

Big Sky Well Service cited, fined for August oil field death near Killdeer

January 18, 2013 in The Dickinson Press

The Occupational Safety and Health Administration on Friday released the findings of its investigation into the 2012 workplace death of a Dickinson man at a well site near Killdeer, and Big Sky Well Service has been fined. Continue Reading

QED electrifies Dickinson

November 12, 2012 in The Dickinson Press

Quality Electric Distribution is gearing up to survive its first North Dakota winter. Continue Reading

ND native back Grassy Butte area to fulfill bucket list

September 1, 2012 in The Dickinson Press

GRASSY BUTTE North Dakota native John O’Connor left the state at age 25 because the “doggone winters” were too tough. Continue Reading

FOTB: ‘Decal Guy’ business strong

June 16, 2012 in The Dickinson Press

WILLISTON Looking for a hard hat decal? How about a drilling rig sticker for your pickup? Mark Hopkins is your guy. Continue Reading