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February 27, 2014
Go slow on special oil session
The notion of a special session of the North Dakota Legislature to address needs in oil country has surface appeal and, in some circles, political appeal. But dig a little deeper and it’s difficult to lend substance to the appeal. Democratic legislative leaders have been making...
February 27, 2014 - 7:28am
Obama outlines transportation plan, draws crowd
ST. PAUL, Minn. — President Barack Obama came to St. Paul on Wednesday to showcase the city’s refurbished Union Depot transit hub as an example of the kinds of transportation development he wants for the rest of the nation. “This project symbolizes what’s possible,” Obama...
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February 27, 2014 - 7:23am
February 26, 2014
Obama to outline $302B transportation plan during St. Paul visit
ST. PAUL -- In a speech at St. Paul's Union Depot on Wednesday, President Barack Obama will lay out his vision for a national transportation system that "puts Americans back to work repairing and modernizing our roads, bridges, railways and transit systems,"...
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February 26, 2014 - 10:44am
Obama to outline plan to fix crumbling U.S. roads, rail, bridges
WASHINGTON, Feb 26 (Reuters) - President Barack Obama will announce in St. Paul, Minnesota, on Wednesday a four-year, $302 billion plan to create jobs by fixing the nation's crumbling roads, bridges, rail and transportation infrastructure. Congress faces a Sept. 30 deadline...
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February 26, 2014 - 9:42am
January 24, 2014
John M. Steiner / The Sun City officials look on Thursday as a portion of 3rd Street Northwest is dug up due to sewer problems at a neighboring...
January 24, 2014 - 7:01am
January 9, 2014
Study: Oil, gas industry to invest billions in infrastructure in near future
The U.S. oil and gas industry is investing confidently in infrastructure in the near future, according to a recent report on infrastructure investments. Those investments, of a projected $890 billion over the next 12 years, will pump the national economy with hundreds of thousands...
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January 9, 2014 - 7:24am
July 10, 2012
Barnum, Minn., sewage pump still shut down
BARNUM, Minn. -- After two and a half weeks of raw sewage flowing into the Moose Horn River, Moose Lake's sewage treatment plant is back up and running this week. But nearby Barnum's plant is still off line and pushing untreated sewage into the river system. The Moose Lake plant's...
July 10, 2012 - 7:54am
June 19, 2012
Infrastructure top priority of ND 2.0 Initiative
BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) -- Participants in town hall meetings held across North Dakota overwhelmingly say they want the state to invest more in infrastructure, and housing easily tops the list of needs. U.S. Department of Agriculture Rural Development State Director Jasper Schneider...
June 19, 2012 - 2:15pm
N.D. panels show support for infrastructure spending
FARGO -- Participants at town hall meetings around North Dakota overwhelmingly want to see the state invest more on infrastructure, with housing easily topping the list of needs. The "North Dakota 2.0" initiative also documented significant support among participants for distributing...
June 19, 2012 - 6:59am
June 15, 2012
Permits skyrocket for oversize loads on ND roads
BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) -- The number of permits issued for oversize or overweight trucks that use county roads and bridges in North Dakota's oil patch has increased more than 500 percent in five years. The 18 counties in North Dakota's oil patch are expected to fetch more than $4 million...
June 15, 2012 - 8:59am
North Dakota Legislators get a close-up look of the Oil Patch
BISMARCK -- A dozen North Dakota Republican lawmakers spent the past two days touring cities in the Oil Patch to learn more about the oil industry and to hear about the challenges of growth from local officials. Legislators made stops in Stanley, Tioga, Williston, Alexander, Watford...
June 15, 2012 - 6:12am
May 31, 2012
Oil counties need $5 billion: Industry leader calls for five-year investment plan in areas
WILLISTON, N.D. -- The state should invest up to $5 billion in northwest North Dakota communities with the most oil activity, the president of the North Dakota Petroleum Council said Wednesday. Ron Ness, while testifying to a group of legislators meeting in Williston, said communities...
May 31, 2012 - 7:00am
January 24, 2012
Studies to look at infrastructure needs
BISMARCK (AP) -- North Dakota agencies are updating studies that projected the growing infrastructure needs of western communities. Commerce Commissioner Al Anderson told The Bismarck Tribune that both transportation and housing studies will be updated. He said it's necessary because...
January 24, 2012 - 7:08am
January 23, 2012
Studies to look at western ND infrastructure needs
BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) -- North Dakota agencies are updating recent studies that projected the growing infrastructure needs of western communities. The transportation and housing studies need to be revised because of the booming oil activity and the resulting stress on infrastructure...
January 23, 2012 - 9:25am
December 7, 2011
Western N.D. aid: Funds to address impacts on area
BISMARCK -- North Dakota has committed $1.2 billion to address the impacts of oil and gas development in the western part of the state and help is on the way, Gov. Jack Dalrymple said Tuesday. Dalrymple and other state officials offered an update on the state aid available to the...
December 7, 2011 - 7:01am