Bravo to the increase in oil production in North Dakota in July. The state Department of Mineral Resources said last week that production increased 1.4 percent to almost 1.05 million barrels per day. There are 56 drilling rigs operating in the state, compared to 34 last year and 71 two years ago at the same time.Bravo to the North Dakota Department of Health medical response team, which deployed to Florida in response to Hurricane Irma at the request of Florida. The team of paramedics, registered nurses and EMTs helped support vulnerable population shelters in the Florida Keys.Bravo to the Coats for Kids program, which collects donated outdoor winter apparel to help children and adults in need. You can help others stay warm this winter by donating clean coats and other winter apparel in good condition through Oct. 2 to the Salvation Army or drop them off at Ave Maria Village.
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