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Watford hospital plans aired The financial pieces for a new $57.3 million health care facility in Watford City, N.D., are rapidly falling into place. Dan Kelly, CEO of McKenzie County Healthcare Systems, said the North Dakota Industrial Commission has approved a Bank of North Dakota $12.5 million loan for a new 24-bed hospital, clinic and nursing home. “This 1 percent, ...

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Bakken Briefings

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New Town motels coming Two hotels that will provide nearly 200 new guest rooms in New Town, N.D., were described to City Council members last month. Brett Erdmann reported on the progress of the two hotels his firm, New Leaf Development, is building just east of the Alco store. Erdmann said the Little Missouri Inn is on track to be ...

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Opportunity Funds gets more money

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By: Bismark Tribune MANDAN, N.D.  –The North Dakota Opportunity Fund secured $3.3 million in more funding for small businesses in the 38-community consortium. It is the third disbursement from the U.S. Treasury Department’s State Small Business Credit Initiative. The group of cities is receiving more funds after making business loan commitments totaling $7.5 million. In October, when the consortium exceeded ...

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As Oil Floods Plains Towns, Crime Pours In

Crime in the Bakken

Matthew Staver for The New York Times Sgt. Daniel Blood making an arrest last month in Watford City, N.D. Since 2005, arrests there have risen more than fivefold. SIDNEY, Mont. — One cold morning last year, a math teacher jogging through her hometown in eastern Montana was abducted, strangled and buried in a shallow grave. Charged in her death were ...

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Crosby city resources under close watch

  By John D. Taylor Mayor Les Bakken told Crosby’s city council last week  he’s tired of the town getting dumped on by people using both the city sewage lagoon and the city landfill for their own unauthorized use. Bakken recommended the city stop “taking anything from anyone,” and that “we keep the lagoon for ourselves.” “The city is expanding ...

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Bakken effects starting to be felt in Crosby, ND

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CROSBY –  Tim Gjovig more than doubled the size of his Hardware Hank store in Crosby when he rebuilt to accommodate the business volume that he was seeing. Now in his new building for just over a year, he’s already wishing the store was bigger. “There’s just so much going on around here,” said Gjovig, whose store is experiencing a ...

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Effects of oil on Crosby, the positive kind

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CROSBY Tim Gjovig more than doubled the size of his Hardware Hank store in Crosby when he rebuilt to accommodate the business volume that he was seeing. Now in his new building for just over a year, he’s already wishing the store was bigger. “There’s just so much going on around here,” said Gjovig, whose store is experiencing a demand ...

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Federal drug czar touring ND, Montana Oil Patch

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FARGO — Of all the warning bells sounded by law enforcement officials in North Dakota and Montana about crime associated with the Bakken Oil Patch’s rapid population growth, the one that seems to ring true involves drug trafficking. Michael Cotter, U.S. attorney from Montana, cites an April 2012 meeting he sponsored that was attended by about 150 law enforcement officials, ...

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