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Dunn County resident group still fights for landfill voice

MANNING, N.D. — Dunn County residents who have been fighting for months to have a say in the siting of oil and gas waste landfills have lost another battle. The group that wears bright orange T-shirts reading “We Are Dunn County” earlier this year unsuccessfully tried to get the County Commission to reinstate an old zoning rule that said landfills ...

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Dunn County Commission rejects energy waste landfill

MANNING, N.D. — The Dunn County Commission has rejected for the time being a company’s application to build a landfill to accept energy industry waste, though the matter could surface again. Neighbors of the proposed facility near Killdeer and a tributary of the Little Knife River worried about possible environmental harm and an impact on property values. Many showed up ...

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Patrol: Washington man dies in North Dakota crash


KILLDEER, N.D. — North Dakota officials say a 24-year-old man from the state of Washington has died in a crash with a semitrailer. The North Dakota Highway Patrol said Sunday that Christopher Parker of Lake Stevens, Washington, died in the Saturday crash near Killdeer. Authorities say Parker was a passenger in a pickup truck that went off the road on ...

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More housing coming to Killdeer


Oppidan Investment Co. of Minneapolis will be developing an apartment complex in Killdeer, No. Dak., in order to support oil and gas workers in the state.  The apartments will be near 103rd ave and third street. Forum News Service reports that the development will span seven acres and have three 42-unit buildings with one, two and three bedroom units. The Killdeer ...

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Dunn County commissioners make landowner rights top priority in pipeline talks


On Wednesday, Dunn County commissioners met with representatives of Texas-based Energy Transfer to cautiously discuss landowner relations as they move forward with their new pipeline project. The Dickinson Press reported that the pipeline project is valued at $3.7 billion. The Dakota Access Pipeline, or colloquially called the Bakken Pipeline, will have the capability of transferring 570,000 barrels per day from ...

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Semi carrying crude rolls injuring driver


Lydia Gilbertson | Shale Plays Media Google+ The Dickinson Press reported yesterday that a Mississippi man has been injured after being ejected from his truck 14 miles north of Killdeer, ND. The truck was hauling crude oil. Dailan Lewis, 41, was hauling a tanker trailer when he overturned on the road. He was ejected from the truck and has been ...

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Killdeer centennial celebrates with Rodeo


Mike Kopp | Shale Plays Media Generations before oil was pumped from below the ground, cowboys and their horses pounded the ground above the oil in what is now Dunn County, North Dakota.  This year, as centennial celebrations move westward across the state, cowboys and oil workers together are marking the 100th birthday of Killdeer North Dakota, this weekend – ...

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Killdeer ambulance sues documentarian

By: Katherine Lymn, The Dickinson Press KILLDEER — The Killdeer Area Ambulance Service is bringing a documentarian to court in an effort to prevent him from using footage a cameraman got during a call to a rig accident. Todd Melby, a reporter for the “Black Gold Boom” documentary and website that portrays how oil has transformed western North Dakota, had been ...

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Killdeer police chief resigns for oilfield job


By Katherine Lymn , The Dickinson Press Killdeer Police Chief Chris Fenstermaker has resigned his post for a higher-paying oilfield job. Fenstermaker submitted his resignation at a Killdeer City Commission special meeting held June 12. Related: From oilfield trash to fine art, painter customizes hard hats After working at the department for approximately five years, Fenstermaker said he’s leaving law enforcement for a ...

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