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Volunteers set up reserve police to aid Tioga police force

February 20, 2012 in Grand Forks Herald

Faced with growing demands on its police force and no money to add officers, the city of Tioga turned to a solution not often tried in North Dakota. About six months ago, four volunteers with the new Tioga Police Reserve Officer Association took to the streets to back up the city’s five-officer police department. Continue Reading

Santorum, in western N.D., pledges to support state’s oil production

February 15, 2012 in Grand Forks Herald

Rick Santorum, in a campaign stop in Tioga, told community leaders and business people he would repeal or replace President Barack Obama’s regulations that have affected the oil industry. Continue Reading

Santorum to make North Dakota stops in Tioga, Fargo today

February 15, 2012 in Grand Forks Herald

Republican presidential candidate Rick Santorum will start the day in Tioga, in the heart North Dakota’s oil patch. He will hold a round-table discussion at Hess Oil followed by a town hall.
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Basin Electric plans 190-mile line in western N.D. oil patch

November 11, 2011 in Grand Forks Herald

The proposed line would run from the Antelope Valley Station near Beulah to the Williston and Tioga region, where nearly 90 oil rigs are drilling. The line will need the approval of regulators. Construction could start in 2014. Continue Reading

N.D. approves $54 million to help oil-impacted cities

July 28, 2011 in Grand Forks Herald

State officials authorized nearly $54 million in grants to help oil-impacted cities with infrastructure needs. The state’s three largest cities in oil country — Dickinson, Williston and Minot — received $21 million after submitting $48.9 million in project requests. Continue Reading

‘Man camp’ for up to 2,500 oil patch workers approved near Tioga, N.D.

June 15, 2011 in Grand Forks Herald

The Williams County Commission has approved a two-year permit for a temporary housing facility for up to 2,500 people. Continue Reading