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Dunn County to host candidate forum

October 1, 2014 in Uncategorized

MANNING — The Dunn County Farm Bureau is hosting a meet and greet as well as an open forum for all candidates of Dunn County elections from 7-9 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 7 at the Dunn County Courthouse.
Each candidate will have the opportunity to int…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

GOP lawmakers pitch 60/40 split of oil production tax revenue to address local needs

September 24, 2014 in Uncategorized

BISMARCK – Western North Dakota counties struggling to keep pace with oil and gas development would more than double their current take of oil tax revenue under a revised formula pitched by Republican lawmakers Wednesday.

“This will help them …continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

DOT head: Progress being made on Oil Patch roads

September 24, 2014 in Uncategorized

The North Dakota Department of Transportation has started the environmental work for four-laning U.S. Highway 85 from Watford City south to Interstate 94, the agency head said Thursday.

NDDOT Director Grant Levi said the cost would grow by nearly …continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

Two charged with luring women to work in Dickinson, Minot brothels

September 24, 2014 in Uncategorized

BISMARCK –- A man and woman face eight federal charges for allegedly enticing women from California to work in brothels in North Dakota’s Oil Patch, according to court documents made public today.

Trina Nguyen and Loc Bao Tran are accused in U…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

Two charged with luring women to work in Dickinson, Minot brothels

September 24, 2014 in Uncategorized

BISMARCK –- A man and woman face eight federal charges for allegedly enticing women from California to work in brothels in North Dakota’s Oil Patch, according to court documents made public today.

Trina Nguyen and Loc Bao Tran are accused in U…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

$1M jury award to western N.D. ranch for oil drilling impacts could cost industry in future

September 19, 2014 in Uncategorized

BISMARCK – A jury verdict awarding $1 million to the owners of a western North Dakota hunting ranch who claimed that oil drilling turned their pristine landscape into “an industrial zone” could set a costly precedent for the state’s booming o…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

$1M jury award to western N.D. ranch for oil drilling impacts could cost industry in future

September 19, 2014 in Uncategorized

BISMARCK – A jury verdict awarding $1 million to the owners of a western North Dakota hunting ranch who claimed that oil drilling turned their pristine landscape into “an industrial zone” could set a costly precedent for the state’s booming o…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

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