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Environmental groups want access to waste draft study

August 28, 2014 in Uncategorized

BISMARCK — Two environmental groups have called for the immediate release of a draft study on the safety and handling of North Dakota’s radioactive oilfield waste that has been found dumped illegally in remote areas.
The Dakota Resource Council …continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

More ‘out of character’ rain in the forecast: Dickinson area could see up to 5 inches over next 5 days

August 20, 2014 in Uncategorized

The rain just won’t go away.

The National Weather Service predicted Wednesday that the Dickinson area could receive another 2½ inches of rain over the next two days and up to 5 inches over the next five days.

The precipitation is coming less t…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

More ‘out of character’ rain in the forecast: Dickinson area could see up to 5 inches over next 5 days

August 20, 2014 in Uncategorized

The rain just won’t go away.

The National Weather Service predicted Wednesday that the Dickinson area could receive another 2½ inches of rain over the next two days and up to 5 inches over the next five days.

The precipitation is coming less t…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

Alleged human trafficking victim recounts need for help, abuse

August 18, 2014 in Uncategorized

WILLISTON — The alleged victim in the case of a man charged with human trafficking says had just come out of a correctional and treatment center and was told the man could help her. Instead, she says, he forced himself upon her, had her injected wit…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

$150M convention center eyed for Williston

August 18, 2014 in Uncategorized

WILLISTON — A subsidiary of real estate developer The Prime Group said on Monday it plans to build a $150 million convention center in Williston, aiming to supply a world-class meeting space for the fast-growing oil boom community.

The 16-story c…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

FOTB: No small operation: Boom keeps operating room’s chief nurse hopping

August 16, 2014 in Uncategorized

WILLISTON — The day that Sue Erling arrived in Williston in September 2010, she was surrounded by trucks.
No longer the sleepy outpost she remembered as a young girl, the native North Dakotan was fresh off a year of working as a nurse in Fairbanks…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

FOTB: Visiting doctor still makes house calls

August 2, 2014 in Uncategorized

TRENTON — Eighty-nine-year-old Dr. Frederick Gross still makes house calls.
Frederick is back for a second six-month stint providing medical care at the Trenton Community Clinic, about 15 miles from Williston in northwest North Dakota.
He and wif…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

Northwest Oil Impact tour set for Aug. 6

July 30, 2014 in Uncategorized

The North Dakota Water Education Foundation is hosting the Northwest Oil Impact tour on Wednesday, Aug. 6, when participants will visit a water treatment plant, the Pioneer Peaking Station, a drilling rig site and a Watford City water depot.
The pub…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

Northwest Oil Impact tour set for Aug. 6

July 30, 2014 in Uncategorized

The North Dakota Water Education Foundation is hosting the Northwest Oil Impact tour on Wednesday, Aug. 6, when participants will visit a water treatment plant, the Pioneer Peaking Station, a drilling rig site and a Watford City water depot.
The pub…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

Williams County teenager reported as runaway

July 28, 2014 in Uncategorized

WILLISTON — A Williams County teenager has been reported as a runaway, according to the Williams County Sheriff’s Office.

Megan Laray Grandbois was last seen around 4 a.m. Sunday. She is 5 feet, 2 inches tall, weighs 108 pounds, has hazel eyes …continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com