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North Dakota oil patch trash clean-up effort to begin

BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) — The North Dakota Petroleum Council’s annual Pick Up the Patch campaign is slated to begin in Minot and New Town on Friday. The effort is aimed at cleaning up garbage that’s littering the oil patch in western North Dakota. It’s being organized by community leaders and oil and gas companies operating in the area. Similar clean-up ...

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Excerpts from recent North Dakota editorials

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Citizens’ protection came at a steep price in Fargo standoff The Daily News, Wahpeton, Feb. 15, 2016 In a tragic turn of events, a Fargo police officer was killed in the line of duty and his family, a wife and two children mourn the loss of their loved one. All of North Dakota joins them as they place their husband ...

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Group wants to rewrite Minot’s flood-related regulations

FILE - In this JulY 13, 2011 file photo, homes flooded by the Souris River are shown in Minot, N.D. (Getty Images via NewsCred)

MINOT, N.D. — Some officials in Minot are proposing that the city rewrites its flood-related regulations in an effort to ease any future hikes in flood insurance premiums for residents. The Minot Daily News reports the city’s Planning Commission is recommending the change. City engineer Lance Meyer says the new language would comply with Federal Emergency Management Agency mandates. The changes ...

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Group to suggest easing day care permit requirement in Minot

MINOT, N.D. — A committee will recommend that the city of Minot eliminate a costly permit requirement following child care providers’ complaints. The city passed a zoning ordinance change in 2013 to require home day cares with more than 14 children to obtain conditional use permits. The permits cost $250, and applicants also must post a $1,250 fee to cover ...

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MDU Resources Group delays plan for diesel refinery in Minot

BISMARCK, N.D. — Developers of a recently completed diesel refinery near Dickinson say they’re delaying plans for a second factory in the Minot area due to market conditions. Bismarck-based MDU Resources Group and Indianapolis-based Calumet Specialty Products Partners built the $430 million Dakota Prairie Refinery near Dickinson. It began selling fuel in May but has lost money in its first ...

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Sanford Health says it’s open to discussions with Trinity

MINOT, N.D. — Sanford Health says it would welcome discussions with Minot-based Trinity Health in the wake of Trinity’s failure to cement a partnership with another health system. Sanford didn’t offer specifics, and Trinity is remaining mum on whether it has any interest. Trinity, which operates the only hospital in North Dakota’s fourth-largest city, announced Thursday that negotiations for a ...

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