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Senate passes BLM streamlining bill

September 18, 2014 in Uncategorized

WASHINGTON — The U.S. Senate on Wednesday passed a bill to extend the federal Permit Streamlining Project program until 2026, which will help the Bureau of Land Management consider drilling permits.
North Dakota’s U.S. Sens. John Hoeven and Heid…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

Grand jury indicts Watford City man of murder for hire

September 17, 2014 in Uncategorized

BISMARCK – A federal grand jury has indicted a Watford City man on two charges of murder for hire in connection with the shooting death of his former business partner in Spokane, Wash., and a former employee of his who has been missing since Februa…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

Grand jury indicts Watford City man of murder for hire

September 17, 2014 in Uncategorized

BISMARCK – A federal grand jury has indicted a Watford City man on two charges of murder for hire in connection with the shooting death of his former business partner in Spokane, Wash., and a former employee of his who has been missing since Februa…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

Illegal weapons trial pushed back for ND man questioned in murder

September 12, 2014 in Uncategorized

BISMARCK — Trial for a Watford City man who faces federal charges for illegal weapons possession and has been questioned in an alleged murder-for-hire in Washington state has been postponed until November because of his attorney’s health.
James …continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

U.S. promises a new look at oil train dangers: House committee points out test flaws

September 9, 2014 in Uncategorized

WASHINGTON — U.S. studies of oil train dangers may have underestimated the perils of volatile vapor on the tracks and officials will in the future use precision instruments for more thorough tests, a Transportation Department official said on Tuesd…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

Abused Adult Resource Center to get $350,000 grant

September 2, 2014 in Uncategorized

WASHINGTON — North Dakota’s Congressional delegation announced Tuesday agencies that support victims of domestic and sexual violence will receive more than $620,000 in grants.
The Bismarck-based Abused Adult Resource Center will receive more tha…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

Abused Adult Resource Center to get $350,000 grant

September 2, 2014 in Uncategorized

WASHINGTON — North Dakota’s Congressional delegation announced Tuesday agencies that support victims of domestic and sexual violence will receive more than $620,000 in grants.
The Bismarck-based Abused Adult Resource Center will receive more tha…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

$100K will fund second year of NDSU development program

September 2, 2014 in Uncategorized

WASHINGTON — The U.S. Department of Commerce Economic Development Administration has provided $100,000 for economic development throughout North Dakota.
The program aims to spur productivity, innovation and entrepreneurship to aid long-term compet…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

$100K will fund second year of NDSU development program

September 2, 2014 in Uncategorized

WASHINGTON — The U.S. Department of Commerce Economic Development Administration has provided $100,000 for economic development throughout North Dakota.
The program aims to spur productivity, innovation and entrepreneurship to aid long-term compet…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

U.S. energy venture says its refineries would produce export-ready fuel

June 30, 2014 in Uncategorized

WASHINGTON – Quantum Energy, a U.S. energy venture, intends to build a network of “micro refineries” that would produce fuel fit for export, an executive said on Friday.

The Williston-based enterprise plans to build five “micro refineries” near ra…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com