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A bigger Bakken in Oklahoma?

January 17, 2014 in Uncategorized

A handful of energy firms are rushing their rigs to several counties in southern Oklahoma, convinced they’ve found the next shale play to expand America’s oil boom.
While the number of rigs is leveling off in places like the North Dakota Bakken,…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

ND workers return home after Oklahoma tornado

May 21, 2013 in The Dickinson Press

WILLISTON Pilot Liz Lillard was in Williston on Monday as she watched a live feed of a massive tornado pass over her children’s day care in Moore, Okla. Continue Reading

In tornado’s wake, worried parents seek out kids

May 21, 2013 in The Daily Republic

For many families, the ordeal ended in bear hugs and tears of joy as loved ones reunited. Others were left to wait in the darkness, hoping for good news while fearing the worst.
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Crews race to find survivors of Oklahoma twister

May 21, 2013 in The Daily Republic

New search-and-rescue teams moved at dawn Tuesday, taking over from the 200 or so emergency responders who worked all night. A helicopter shined a spotlight from above to aid in the search.
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Crews race to find survivors of Oklahoma twister

May 21, 2013 in The Dickinson Press

MOORE, Okla. Emergency crews searched the broken remnants of an Oklahoma City suburb Tuesday for survivors of a massive tornado that flattened homes and demolished an elementary school. At least 24 people were killed, including at least nine children, and those numbers were expected to climb. Continue Reading

Medical examiner: 24 dead in Oklahoma twister

May 21, 2013 in The Daily Republic

Nine children among the fatalities. Continue Reading

Medical examiner: 24 dead in Oklahoma twister

May 21, 2013 in The Dickinson Press

MOORE, Okla. Emergency crews searched the broken remnants of an Oklahoma City suburb Tuesday for survivors of a massive tornado that flattened homes and demolished an elementary school. At least 24 people were killed, including at least seven children, and those numbers were expected to climb. Continue Reading

In Oklahoma tornado’s wake, worried parents seek out kids

May 21, 2013 in The Dickinson Press

MOORE, Okla. The parents and guardians stood in the muddy grass outside a suburban Oklahoma City church, listening as someone with a bullhorn called out the names of children who were being dropped off survivors of a deadly tornado that barreled through their community. Continue Reading

Continental Resources CEO Harold Hamm, a key player in ND oil industry, embroiled in bitter divorce lawsuit

March 22, 2013 in The Dickinson Press

ATLANTA/NEW YORK – Continental Resources chief executive Harold Hamm, one of America’s wealthiest and most influential businessmen and a key player in the North Dakota Oil Patch, is embroiled in a contentious divorce that could lead to a record financial settlement and threaten his control of America’s fastest-growing oil company. Continue Reading

Ex-Oklahoma QB Davis killed in plane crash in Indiana

March 18, 2013 in The Dickinson Press

SOUTH BEND, Ind. Steve Davis, Oklahoma’s starting quarterback when it won back-to-back national championships in the 1970s, was one of two people killed when a small aircraft smashed into three homes in northern Indiana, officials said Monday. Continue Reading