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Airports get millions in grants: Killdeer, New Town runway projects seize energy impact grants

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BISMARCK — Western North Dakota airports dealing with the rising demands of oil and gas development were targeted Wednesday for nearly $11 million in state energy impact grants, with more than half of that money going to airports at Killdeer and New Town.

The state Board of University and School Lands approved $4.2 million for a new, expanded runway and other improvements totaling nearly $5.3 million at Weydahl Field Airport near Killdeer.

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Mike Nowatzki
Mike Nowatzki reports for Forum News Service. He can be reached at (701) 255-5607.
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