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Here’s a rundown of some of the other North Dakota laws slated to take effect Wednesday: House Bill 1046: The governing body of a city may revoke or reduce a property tax exemption if it finds that the project operator provided inaccurate or untrue information when negotiating the exemption. The city also may revoke or reduce the exemption if use of the property fails to meet expectations, if the property is improved to “a substantially greater extent” than anticipated or if there’s a change in ownership after the exemption is approved. House Bill 1097: Retailers required to file monthly re
MONTEVIDEO, Minn. — Montevideo Police have released a photo of homicide victim Thomas Dickson in hopes of contacting surviving family members or others who may have known him. Police have been unable to locate any of his family members since the discovery of his body on Dec. 23 in his apartment on Canyon Avenue, about one block from Main Street in Montevideo, a town of about 5,400 in western Minnesota. Dickson, 64, was employed at Chandler Industries in Montevideo.
ST. PAUL. Minn. — The University of Minnesota Duluth college student who spent a night outside in subzero weather remains is in serious but stable condition at a St.
Whatever a person’s age, it is always important to eat a healthy diet. As people age, their calorie and nutrient needs change, and often their eating habits change as well.
GRAND FORKS — Grand Forks will be one of the country’s six test sites for unmanned aerial systems, North Dakota’s congressional delegation and governor’s office announced Monday. The sites will allow for policies, safety procedures and the technology itself to be developed and tested before the Federal Aviation Administration integrates UAS, commonly referred to as drones, into the national airspace alongside manned aircraft. Congress has mandated that happen by 2015. The news is a boost for efforts to establish the state and Grand Forks as a hub for UAS development.
BISMARCK — The North Dakota Public Service Commission on Monday formally approved the public hearing dates and locations for Enbridge’s proposed Sandpiper Pipeline that would carry oil from western North Dakota to Wisconsin. The hearings will take place Feb. 19 at the University of North Dakota School of Law’s Baker Courtroom in Grand Forks; Feb. 20 at Robert Fawcett Auditorium at Lake Region State College in Devils Lake; and Feb.
BISMARCK — An influx of new residents lured in part by the state’s booming energy industry catapulted North Dakota to a record high population of 723,393 on July 1, making it the fastest-growing state in the nation, according to U.S. Census Bureau estimates released Monday. The increase of 22,048 people over the revised July 2012 estimate represented a 3.14 percent population increase.
CASSELTON, N.D. – Emergency crews are responding to a reported train derailment about a mile west of here. Sgt.
BISMARCK – North Dakota’s estimated population reached a record high of 723,393 residents this year, up more than 22,000 from 2012, according to U.S. Census Bureau estimates released Monday.
Bismarck Tribune, Bismarck Is Bakken sweet crude more volatile than typical crude oil? If so, do additional precautions need to be taken in transporting Bakken crude from well head to refinery? The questions need answering. Certainly, no one wants to be responsible for a derailment, explosion and fireball like the one in July in Lac Megantic, Quebec, in which 42 people were killed. Apparently, the tanker cars in the train were carrying mislabeled Bakken crude. Another oil train derailment in Alabama in November also resulted in a powerful explosion, again the cargo was Bakken crude.