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Group floats idea of a ferry across Lake Sakakawea

March 7, 2014 in Uncategorized

WILLISTON — A ferry to float vehicles across Lake Sakakawea could relieve traffic on overburdened Oil Patch highways, a group working to plan western North Dakota’s future said.

Members of the Vision West ND Consortium voted this week to fund …continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

Group floats idea of a ferry across Lake Sakakawea

March 7, 2014 in Uncategorized

WILLISTON — A ferry to float vehicles across Lake Sakakawea could relieve traffic on overburdened Oil Patch highways, a group working to plan western North Dakota’s future said.

Members of the Vision West ND Consortium voted this week to fund …continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

Former Minn. legislator advocates regional control of oil tax revenue

November 20, 2013 in Uncategorized

A model put in place years ago by leaders in Minnesota’s mining-heavy Iron Range was pitched as a way to give more regional control of oil tax revenue to energy-impacted communities in western North Dakota.
The mechanism could be used to solve cha…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

Former Minn. legislator advocates regional control of oil tax revenue

November 20, 2013 in Uncategorized

A model put in place years ago by leaders in Minnesota’s mining-heavy Iron Range was pitched as a way to give more regional control of oil tax revenue to energy-impacted communities in western North Dakota.
The mechanism could be used to solve cha…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

Vision West ND preps regional plan for debut

November 15, 2013 in Uncategorized

After more than a year of planning, the Vision West ND Consortium members are almost ready to present the regional plan.
The consortium met over a conference call Friday morning.
Vision West ND Project Director Shirley Brentrup said the consortium …continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

Vision West group’s leaders unsure of oil’s involvement

September 25, 2013 in The Dickinson Press

No real consensus on the involvement of oil companies in community growth developed Wednesday as the people shaping western North Dakota’s future met one last time before implementing their visions for the communities they hope to mold and grow. Continue Reading

Growing Stark County: Resident feedback helps shape development plan

September 28, 2012 in The Dickinson Press

After listening to residents of Belfield, Richardton and South Heart, community leaders have created a plan to develop and grow several industries and sectors throughout Stark County. Continue Reading

Day care issues strike Richardton

September 26, 2012 in The Dickinson Press

RICHARDTON Day care service, or a lack thereof, is a big issue in western North Dakota and the town of Richardton has not been immune to those challenges, a number of its residents said Wednesday. Continue Reading

Vision West ND Consortium to meet July 26, CookFest to follow

July 13, 2012 in The Dickinson Press

The Vision West ND Consortium will meet July 26 at the Dickinson State University Strom Center for Entrepreneurship and Innovation, according to a press release. Continue Reading

Leaders from 19 counties gather in Dickinson to talk about $1.8 million set aside to develop community visions

March 12, 2012 in The Dickinson Press

Representatives from 19 counties in western North Dakota met for the first time Monday at the Ramada Grand Dakota Lodge in Dickinson to plan how to use $1.8 million in grants to develop a community vision. Continue Reading