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$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

Killdeer bypass meeting scheduled for Tuesday

August 11, 2014 in Uncategorized

KILLDEER — A public input meeting for a proposed bypass around Killdeer is scheduled for Tuesday.
The bypass would connect Highway 200 to Highway 22 and divert traffic around the city, which sees a large amount of oilfield-related traffic. Highway…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

Killdeer bypass meeting scheduled for today

August 11, 2014 in Uncategorized

KILLDEER — A public input meeting for a proposed bypass around Killdeer is scheduled for tonight.
The bypass would connect Highway 200 to Highway 22 and divert traffic around the city, which sees a large amount of oilfield-related traffic. Highway…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

Killdeer bypass meeting scheduled for today

August 11, 2014 in Uncategorized

KILLDEER — A public input meeting for a proposed bypass around Killdeer is scheduled for tonight.
The bypass would connect Highway 200 to Highway 22 and divert traffic around the city, which sees a large amount of oilfield-related traffic. Highway…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

N.D. Land Board awards nearly $8M to oil-impacted schools

July 31, 2014 in Uncategorized

BISMARCK – The state Land Board awarded nearly $8 million Thursday to K-12 schools affected by oil and gas development in western North Dakota, while also providing $2 million to reconstruct the Killdeer airport’s runway, hangar and taxiway.

T…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

Suspect in man camp stabbing goes on trial in Grand Forks

July 29, 2014 in Uncategorized

GRAND FORKS — A Grand Forks jury heard opening statements and the first batch of witnesses Tuesday in the murder trial of Ryan Neil Anderson.
The Iron River, Mich., man stands accused of stabbing his longtime friend and co-worker Christopher King …continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

Suspect in man camp stabbing goes on trial in Grand Forks

July 29, 2014 in Uncategorized

GRAND FORKS — A Grand Forks jury heard opening statements and the first batch of witnesses Tuesday in the murder trial of Ryan Neil Anderson.
The Iron River, Mich., man stands accused of stabbing his longtime friend and co-worker Christopher King …continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

Oil boom causes high prices, housing shortage in Stanley

July 28, 2014 in Uncategorized

STANLEY — For Dorothy Lantto, the price is finally right.
Lantto, 69, of Stanley, sat watching “The Price is Right,” a popular TV game show, in her new income-based one-bedroom apartment at Southside Apartments, which is where she has been sin…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

U.S. moves to enhance safety of oil-by-rail shipments

July 23, 2014 in Uncategorized

NEW YORK – The U.S. Department of Transportation on Wednesday proposed new safety rules for hauling crude oil by rail after a string of explosive accidents, in a move that could impact railroads, drillers, refiners and railcar makers amid an energy b…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com