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Oil Patch bridge not the only one taking a beating

December 5, 2014 in Uncategorized

WATFORD CITY – Mauricio Gomez drove a truck more than 1,500 miles from Houston hauling pipe to North Dakota’s Oil Patch only to find the bridge on a main traffic route closed, creating a detour that added another 100 miles to his trip.

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Oil Patch bridge not the only one taking a beating

December 5, 2014 in Uncategorized

WATFORD CITY – Mauricio Gomez drove a truck more than 1,500 miles from Houston hauling pipe to North Dakota’s Oil Patch only to find the bridge on a main traffic route closed, creating a detour that added another 100 miles to his trip.

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Long X bridge closed after Saturday morning traffic incident

November 22, 2014 in Uncategorized

The North Dakota Department of Transportation temporarily closed the Long X Bridge on Highway 85 south of Watford City after a Saturday morning traffic incident. 

The bridge was closed shortly after 7 a.m. MT.

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Long X bridge closed after Saturday morning traffic incident

November 22, 2014 in Uncategorized

The North Dakota Department of Transportation temporarily closed the Long X Bridge on Highway 85 south of Watford City after a Saturday morning traffic incident. 

The bridge was closed shortly after 7 a.m. MT.

Motorists will need to take a…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

Bypass takes truck traffic on New Town’s Main Street

November 17, 2014 in Uncategorized

NEW TOWN — New Town Mayor Dan Uran said things are looking up after a bypass opened Monday, the fourth such project in North Dakota’s Oil Patch to be completed this fall.

“It’s a good day for the city of New Town. We’ll get rid of a lot o…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

New Town man killed in collision with truck

November 10, 2014 in Uncategorized

KEENE — A 35-year-old New Town man was killed when his car struck a truck 3 miles east of Keene in western North Dakota early Saturday, according to the North Dakota Highway Patrol.

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ND oil conditioning standards will have flexibility, Helms says: Industrial Commission may consider standards next month

October 27, 2014 in Uncategorized

BISMARCK – New standards for conditioning North Dakota crude oil to make it safer for shipment will provide flexibility and could come up for approval next month, the state’s top oil and gas regulator said Monday.

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ND oil conditioning standards will have flexibility, Helms says: Industrial Commission may consider standards next month

October 27, 2014 in Uncategorized

BISMARCK – New standards for conditioning North Dakota crude oil to make it safer for shipment will provide flexibility and could come up for approval next month, the state’s top oil and gas regulator said Monday.

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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.
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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.

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