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Summer gas prices to remain steady

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Go ahead and hop in the car! Gassing up the car for summer road trips shouldn’t cost any more than last year, according to gasoline predictions by the U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA). Prices should stay steady at around $3.57 on average for the summer driving season, topping out in May at $3.66. The summer driving season runs from May ...

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International magazine picks ND cities as leading locations


By: North Dakota Department of Commerce BISMARCK, N.D. – Area Development Magazine, an international publication covering site selection and facility planning, has named three North Dakota cities to its fourth annual “100 Leading Locations. The study analyzed 380 regions/cities by good manufacturing practices, job creation, wages and other key economic indicators. The results identify the top 100 metropolitan statistical areas (MSA) ...

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North Dakota cities among fastest-growing in nation


By Forum News Service  WILLISTON – Several North Dakota cities are among the fastest-growing communities in the nation, with Williston leading the way as the fastest-growing micropolitan area, the U.S. Census Bureau said Thursday. Census population estimates show that Williams County grew 10.7 percent between July 1, 2012, and July 1, 2013, faster than any other county in the nation. Dickinson ...

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Official to talk about oil patch disaster response

oil spill

FARGO, N.D. (A.P) — The head of North Dakota security and emergency management is in Fargo to talk about disaster response in the state’s oil patch. State Homeland Security Division director Greg Wilz is scheduled to speak Monday afternoon in an event sponsored by the North Dakota State University department of emergency management. NDSU assistant professor of emergency management Carol ...

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Sen. John Hoeven to discuss Ukraine trip

Sen. John Hoeven, R-ND

FARGO, N.D. (AP) — U.S. Sen. John Hoeven plans to talk about his recent travels to Ukraine in Fargo this week. Hoeven is among a group of eight U.S. senators who traveled to the nation recently. Hoeven on Wednesday will be joined by local business leaders and trade officials who have strong ties to Ukraine. The North Dakota Republican has ...

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Weekend cold breaks records across the Dakotas


       BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) _ The latest cold snap of the winter shattered records around the Dakotas over the weekend, but a warm-up appears to be in store. In North Dakota, Grand Forks, Fargo, Jamestown, Minot, Dickinson and Bismarck all set records Saturday or Sunday for record low high temperatures for the date. National Weather Service reports show that ...

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Letter: Railroad legacy is strong


By: Andy Peterson, INFORUM My grandfather’s values included family, North Dakota and “railroading,” as he liked to call it. He worked on the Great Northern Railway for 57 years, and he never let anyone forget it. He died just a few weeks shy of his 97th birthday and talked endlessly about railroading until a few days before he passed away. Considering ...

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Nordic reality show seeking Swedes from Fargo area

Allt for Sverige

By: Dave Kolpack, Associated Press FARGO, N.D. — A Swedish reality TV show that features 10 Americans competing in various cultural events is entering its fourth season and casting officials say something is missing. They want someone from the Fargo area. The show’s title translated to English means “Anything for Sweden.” Contestants are required to be of Swedish descent, but ...

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Oil creates rhetorical problems for Dems


By: Rob Port, Bakken.com According to an analysis by the Wall Street Journal, the number of North Dakota millionaires grew significantly from 2012 to 2013. “In 2012, North Dakota ranked 43rd, one spot behind Alabama,” reports the the paper. “Last year, it moved up to 29th, one ahead of Florida.” A boom in energy production in the state’s western energy ...

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