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­Residents oppose proposed Belfield rail facility

September 6, 2013 in The Dickinson Press

BELFIELD Residents in properties adjacent to a proposed Belfield rail facility and frac sand plant strongly oppose the plant, citing the 24/7 noise, traffic and possible health effects as reasons. Continue Reading

Rail facility may call Belfield home

August 14, 2013 in The Dickinson Press

BELFIELD If two Washington developers have their way, Belfield could be home to a multi-million dollar rail terminal site. Continue Reading

Clay under Stark, Dunn counties a boon: Study reveals massive load of fracking material

October 13, 2012 in The Dickinson Press

Could a certain type of clay prominent in western North Dakota make the hydraulic fracturing process easier for energy companies while simultaneously providing even more of an economic boost to the Oil Patch? Continue Reading

Name draw settles Gladstone City Council election

June 26, 2012 in The Dickinson Press

GLADSTONE The tie for the Gladstone City Council election was settled Tuesday with the draw of a name at the community center, but the results could be meaningless, officials said. Continue Reading

Carbo Ceramics plans $25 million proppant plant in North Dakota

April 15, 2012 in Grand Forks Herald

A Houston company says it’s planning a $25 million proppant distribution facility near Gladstone, in western North Dakota. Continue Reading

Stark Dev. Corp. Board favors proppant facility near Gladstone

March 20, 2012 in The Dickinson Press

A Houston corporation is interested in building a $26 million proppant distribution facility near Gladstone, but there is confusion as to which government bodies it must go through for permission, area leaders said Tuesday during a Stark Development Corp. Board meeting at the Dickinson Chamber of Commerce. Continue Reading