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JAYS END DROUGHT: Jamestown boys soccer headed to state tournament
Jays earn return trip to state tournament
Ament, Jays remain upbeat
Uehran surpasses 1K kills
Reflections on Alvin Biesen
Leaders need to say pipeline will be built
A test for ND farm law
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Presbyterian church sets special event
Mission trip planned to Peru
Nicaragua mission fundraiser lunch set
Teen Challenge to be at church
'A wonderful event for the community'
Community calendar for Sept. 30
Community calendar of events for Sept. 28, 2016
F-M Icelandic Klub offers scholarships
Parent-teacher conferences set
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September 8, 2015
Man camp planned for fertilizer plant construction near Beulah
BEULAH, N.D. — A major work camp operator feeling a pinch in the Oil Patch is eyeing the flood of workers coming in to build a $400 million urea fertilizer plant near Beulah. Capital Lodge, whose heyday as an industrial camp for 1,100 oil workers is over, made a pitch last...
September 8, 2015 - 7:01am
August 27, 2015
Oil industry seeks delay, not expected to meet flaring goal
BISMARCK—North Dakota's oil and gas industry and the state's top oil regulator are asking a panel to delay the next goal for reducing the flaring of natural gas, citing unforeseen circumstances including a glut of cheap gas, stalled infrastructure projects and difficulty obtaining...
August 27, 2015 - 7:34am
Study: Fracking may increase high school dropout rates
GRAND FORKS, N.D.—A study released this month links higher dropout rates nationwide to increased hydraulic fracturing, but some North Dakota superintendents do see a link. Fracking increased the high school dropout rates among teenage males more than females from 2000...
July 27, 2015 - 6:51am
Social worker brings care to Oil Patch
July 27, 2015 - 6:44am
July 20, 2015
Tracks cleared after Montana train derailment
CULBERTSON, Mont. — Railroad tracks have reopened in northeast Montana as crews continue removing wreckage from a crude oil train derailment. The tracks east of Culbertson reopened Friday night after 22 oil tankers derailed Thursday evening and leaked an estimated 35,000...
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July 20, 2015 - 7:07am
July 6, 2015
Crackdown on illegal water sales effective
BISMARCK—Members of the Lignite Volunteer Fire Department saw opportunity in the soaring commercial demand for water in North Dakota's Oil Patch. Oil crews use huge volumes of water to drill wells to pry Bakken oil from deep underground, and industrial water depot tanks...
July 6, 2015 - 6:45am
June 22, 2015
Mineral rights education demand grows with oil boom
MINOT -- With North Dakota's oil industry producing billions of dollars each year for private mineral owners, a group that aims to educate those royalty owners is growing in numbers. The North Dakota chapter of the National Association of Royalty Owners expects more than 100 people...
June 22, 2015 - 8:37am
June 15, 2015
Crew camps evolution on the decline
WATFORD CITY, N.D.
June 15, 2015 - 7:38am
June 13, 2015
April N.D. oil production down slightly
WILLISTON, N.D. — North Dakota oil production decreased 1.8 percent in April to nearly 1.2 million barrels a day, preliminary figures released Friday show. Natural gas production increased 1.4 percent in April to an average of 1.5 billion cubic feet per day, according to...
June 13, 2015 - 7:22am
June 11, 2015
Changes in fracking regulations could hurt N.D. income, jobs, state says
BISMARCK—North Dakota stands to lose $300 million a year in oil income and 1,900 jobs if a federal rule on hydraulic fracturing takes effect later this month, state officials argue in court documents. North Dakota has filed a request for a preliminary injunction against...
June 11, 2015 - 7:04am
June 4, 2015
Oil Patch gets own crime strike force
BISMARCK -- Federal, state and local authorities are marshaling more than 50 agents to target human traffickers, illegal drugs and weapons, white-collar criminals and other organized crime in the oil-producing regions of North Dakota and Montana, officials said Wednesday. The Bakken...
June 4, 2015 - 7:24am
June 1, 2015
Landowners face new pipeline twist
WATFORD CITY, N.D. -- Owen Hamre, of rural Watford City, said he's done with oil development easements on his property. "I'm not going to sign another one ever," said Hamre, who was sitting Thursday at his dining table with friends and neighbors, all of whom were served notice...
June 1, 2015 - 8:08am
May 4, 2015
Dickinson businesses start to feel slowdown
DICKINSON, N.D. — Steve Keinzle noticed a change around the first of the year. The manager of Mac’s Hardware in north Dickinson said his business catered to many oilfield service companies, both big and small — mostly hot-shot crews and roustabout companies — that would come...
May 4, 2015 - 7:09am
New homes wanted: Watford City aims to transition from boom town to hometown
WATFORD CITY, N.D. — Watford City’s oil-invested construction boom is going gangbusters this spring, with no obvious sign that drilling has...
May 4, 2015 - 6:53am
April 27, 2015
Oil field jobs tougher to find
DICKINSON, N.D.—A few weeks ago, a man walked into Command Center, a temporary labor and staffing service in downtown Dickinson, and said...
April 27, 2015 - 7:04am