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ND tribe bans hydraulic fracturing

December 2, 2011 in Grand Forks Herald

The Turtle Mountain Band of Chippewa has banned a contentious oil and gas recovery technique and wants to stop a federal auction that would open drilling on the reservation. Continue Reading

Freedom of information, not always free

November 12, 2011 in Grand Forks Herald

Devils Lake board gives up after USDA demands $150,000 Sometimes, it’s just easier and cheaper to move on rather than put up a fight. That’s what the Devils Lake Basin Joint Water Resource Board decided recently, when it paid a $96,000 bill to the U.S. Agriculture Department’s Natural Resources Conservation Service. Continue Reading

N.D. law enforcement agencies, state getting more than $9.6 million in Homeland Security money

August 24, 2011 in Grand Forks Herald

The grants will help the agencies prevent terrorist attacks, secure U.S. borders and enhance emergency preparedness, according to a news release from the state’s congressional delegation, Sen. Kent Conrad, Sen. John Hoeven and Rep. Rick Berg. Continue Reading

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No hearing for fired Rolette County worker

August 5, 2010 in INFORUM

ROLLA, N.D. The Rolette County Commission this week decided against holding a hearing for a former county worker who said he was unjustly fired. Continue Reading

Rolette County officer files for sheriff’s race, fired the next day

July 29, 2010 in Grand Forks Herald

The day after Brandon Mathiason filed to run for Rolette County sheriff, he got canned by his boss, the interim sheriff who’s also expected to be on the Nov. 2 ballot. Interim Sheriff Melvin Frank says firing not related to upcoming election. Continue Reading

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