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UND Digital Press releases ‘The Bakken Goes Boom’ (VIDEO)

The Digital Press at UND has released the first, peer-reviewed, book-length collection of studies about the Bakken oil boom in Western North Dakota: The Bakken Goes Boom: Oil and the Changing Geographies. Associate Professor of History William Caraher and former UND Assistant Professor of English and Communication Kyle Conway (now at the University of Ottawa) edited the volume. As oil ...

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North Dakota transportation agency cuts to offset $69M shortfall

Along the Scenic Loop Drive in the South Unit of Theodore Roosevelt National Park in North Dakota. (Image: Jasperdo via Flickr)

BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) — Declining oil activity is forcing North Dakota’s Transportation Department to make up for a more than $69 million projected shortfall in fuel tax collections, motor vehicle registrations and other fees, the agency’s director said Tuesday. Transportation Director Grant Levi told the Legislature’s interim Transportation Committee that some planned road projects “probably” won’t get completed but did ...

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Heroin overdoses in Williston spike, 1 dead

williston north dakota heroin overdoses

Investigators are looking into a series of heroin-related overdoses that occurred in Williston over the course of six days, reports the Forum News Service. One man is dead and eight others were treated for opioid overdoses. On Saturday between 1 and 9 p.m. first responders were dispatched to five different locations where they found four men, aged 28 to 31, ...

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