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Letter: Paradigm shift

September 4, 2014 in Uncategorized

The energy industry and towns within it that thrive have made great strides to achieve stability and optimism. It is time that our leaders begin a paradigm shift from the mentality of “what if our prosperity suddenly leaves,” and begin to act mor…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

Officials say short-term FBI not a Bakken crime solution: Sheriffs: Oil Patch drug war needs permanent positions

September 3, 2014 in Uncategorized

WILLISTON — Fighting drug trafficking in the Bakken requires more than two-week stints from federal agents, Oil Patch police chiefs and sheriffs said here Wednesday.
Western North Dakota law enforcement joined Sen. John Hoeven and Attorney General…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

Officials say short-term FBI not a Bakken crime solution: Sheriffs: Oil Patch drug war needs permanent positions

September 3, 2014 in Uncategorized

WILLISTON — Fighting drug trafficking in the Bakken requires more than two-week stints from federal agents, Oil Patch police chiefs and sheriffs said here Wednesday.
Western North Dakota law enforcement joined Sen. John Hoeven and Attorney General…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

Does ND crude need to be stabilized?

August 23, 2014 in Uncategorized

DICKINSON, N.D. — What can be done to keep trains from becoming “Bakken bombs?”

It’s a question on the minds of many North Dakota residents and leaders, so much that some are calling on the state Industrial Commission to require oil companies to …continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

Does ND crude need to be stabilized?

August 23, 2014 in Uncategorized

DICKINSON, N.D. — What can be done to keep trains from becoming “Bakken bombs?”

It’s a question on the minds of many North Dakota residents and leaders, so much that some are calling on the state Industrial Commission to require oil companies to …continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

Billings Co. planning and zoning axes proposed housing facility

August 22, 2014 in Uncategorized

MEDORA — The population of tiny Fryburg would’ve exploded with a housing development proposal that was axed Thursday.

Developers proposed putting a $12.8 million, 318-room extended-stay hotel at the site of the old Fryburg schoolhouse on Main Str…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

More ‘out of character’ rain in the forecast: Dickinson area could see up to 5 inches over next 5 days

August 20, 2014 in Uncategorized

The rain just won’t go away.

The National Weather Service predicted Wednesday that the Dickinson area could receive another 2½ inches of rain over the next two days and up to 5 inches over the next five days.

The precipitation is coming less t…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

More ‘out of character’ rain in the forecast: Dickinson area could see up to 5 inches over next 5 days

August 20, 2014 in Uncategorized

The rain just won’t go away.

The National Weather Service predicted Wednesday that the Dickinson area could receive another 2½ inches of rain over the next two days and up to 5 inches over the next five days.

The precipitation is coming less t…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

$150M convention center eyed for Williston

August 18, 2014 in Uncategorized

WILLISTON — A subsidiary of real estate developer The Prime Group said on Monday it plans to build a $150 million convention center in Williston, aiming to supply a world-class meeting space for the fast-growing oil boom community.

The 16-story c…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

PSC budget seeks staff for proposed oil pipeline, rail inspection programs

August 14, 2014 in Uncategorized

BISMARCK – The North Dakota Public Service Commission is requesting more than half a dozen new employees in its 2015-17 budget to monitor the state’s growing number of oil pipelines and railroad traffic that has increased with oil-by-rail shipmen…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com