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Funding growth is a source of contention for North Dakota legislators

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Funding growth is a source of contention for North Dakota legislators   Constitutional changes are needed if North Dakota is to release its storehouse of savings to benefit schools and oil-impacted areas, Minot legislators said Friday. Several legislators attended a Minot Area Chamber of Commerce Government Affairs Committee meeting Friday, where Sen. David Hogue and Rep. Dan Ruby, both R-Minot, ...

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Williston gets a Fuddruckers

A new type of hamburger is now available in Williston. On Tuesday, Fuddruckers opened its doors and within an hour, a line of customers was waiting to order. As the customers lined up, Gurhan Adali was all smiles. Months of work and a lot of risk was finally beginning to pay off for the businessman from Washington D.C. “It’s very ...

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Bakken News Roundup: Landfill, Lagoon, and Water Plans

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Bakken News Roundup: Landfill, Lagoon, and Water Plans Industrial waste landfill planned Green Group Holdings of Atlanta is seeking permits to build a 65-acre industrial waste landfill on a 240-acre site south of Ross. Company officials described their plans Oct. 28 at a public information meeting at the Ross Community Center. The company has requested a zoning change for the ...

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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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Flood funds approved for Minot and North Dakota

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By John Bestoloffe | Bakken.com Minot and the state of North Dakota has been given the blessing to spend over $23 million dollars from the federal government in flood recovery grant funds. The United States Department of Housing and Urban Development gave the city the green light to spend 57% of a previously announced $35 million grant award. The city ...

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Oil spills are already reported

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By Rob Port | Google+ In the wake of a 22,000 barrel oil spill out of a Tesoro pipeline near Tioga, North Dakota, some state lawmakers want to make the reporting of such oil spills, to use their word, “mandatory.” As if they weren’t already. “When a 20,000 barrel oil spill goes undisclosed to North Dakotans for well over a week ...

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14 arrested in Dickinson area in sex offender sweep

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14 arrested in multiagency sweep of Stark County for sex offenders DICKINSON, N.D. – A multiagency sweep and effort to make sure all sex offenders are in compliance with state and federal law netted 14 arrests this week. By: Katherine Grandstrand, Forum News Service, INFORUM   DICKINSON, N.D. – A multiagency sweep and effort to make sure all sex offenders are ...

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