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Williston business erupts into flames: Air quality monitored in Oil Patch city

July 22, 2014 in Uncategorized

WILLISTON — Hazardous materials teams on Tuesday were monitoring the air quality around an oil industry supply business where a fire erupted early in the morning.
A series of explosions and flames shooting 500 feet in the air were reported as Red …continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

FOTB: The ‘wanderer:’ Adventure, solitude rewarding for Anderson

July 19, 2014 in Uncategorized

WILLISTON — Anneli Anderson recalls the last time she said goodbye to her older brother, Evan.
He had traveled home to Cokato, Minn., in the late summer of 2011 to take a break from his job in the North Dakota oilfields.
“I was sneaking out (of…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

FOTB: The school of fish: Teacher and fishing guide gives lessons on Lake Sakakawea

July 13, 2014 in Uncategorized

Kathleen J. Bryan
Forum News Service
WILLISTON — Matt Liebel may be a fish whisperer.
The Watford City native started fishing before age 5, and like any savvy fish whisperer-in-training, his mantra proved prescient.
“Let’s go fishing, let 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

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

Wildlife crossing planned for Hwy. 85 expansion in Oil Patch

June 28, 2014 in Uncategorized

WILLISTON — A critter crossing large enough to accommodate moose will go under an expanded U.S. Highway 85 near Williston, helping wildlife travel through habitat that’s now divided by heavy oilfield traffic.
Future wildlife crossings, including…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

North Dakota awarded $7M for affordable housing: Federal funds to be distributed by state

June 18, 2014 in Uncategorized

WASHINGTON — North Dakota will receive more than $7 million in federal funds for affordable housing and homelessness prevention, Sen. Heidi Heitkamp announced Wednesday.
The money will be given to the state and allocated to different communities t…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

North Dakota awarded $7M for affordable housing: Federal funds to be distributed by state

June 18, 2014 in Uncategorized

WASHINGTON — North Dakota will receive more than $7 million in federal funds for affordable housing and homelessness prevention, Sen. Heidi Heitkamp announced Wednesday.
The money will be given to the state and allocated to different communities t…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

GF runner, crew nearing Williston

June 13, 2014 in Uncategorized

WILLISTON — Caleb Kobilansky, a Grand Forks man running from the Red River Valley to the state’s Oil Patch, is nearing his destination in Williston, according to the Bakken Eco Expedition.
The group said he and his crew of four plan to deliver a…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

Two sentenced on charges in trafficking sting

June 12, 2014 in Uncategorized

BISMARCK — Two men were sentenced in plea deals Thursday on federal charges that arose out of the Operation Vigilant Guardian sex trafficking sting.
Vigilant Guardian netted 14 arrests in November — 11 in Dickinson and three in Williston — aft…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com