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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

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