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Minnesota wind energy project wins award

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Minnesota Power wins project of the year for wind energy November 12, 2013Updated Nov 12, 2013 at 1:39 PM CSTDuluth, MN (NNCNOW.com) — Minnesota Power’s Bison Wind Energy Center in North Dakota was voted the best wind project of the year at the 2013 POWER-GEN International Conference.According to Minnesota Power spokespeople, this award is considered the industry’s top honor for ...

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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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Bakken.com CEO presses North Dakota Governor on 630POV

By John Bestoloffe | Bakken.com Tuesday night on 6:30 Point of View on KX4, we continued our “Where is the Money?” series with North Dakota governor Jack Dalrymple joining host Chris Berg and CEO of Bakken.com Mike Marcil to discuss the possibility of making North Dakota the first zero-tax state in the nation. Berg opened the show by asking viewers ...

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Western Area Water Supply Project receives national recognition

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(PRWEB) November 11, 2013 The Western Area Water Supply Project (WAWSP) is named in the 2013 Strategic Top 100 North American Infrastructure Projects list. The WAWSP is a public drinking water project that is projected to serve 100,000 people by 2035 in Burke, Divide, McKenzie, Mountrail, and Williams Counties in northwestern North Dakota. CG/LA Infrastructure, Inc. compiles the top infrastructure ...

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Bakken.com CEO on 630POV tonight

By: John Bestoloffe | Bakken.com   Be sure to watch 630POV tonight with Chris Berg and Mike Marcil as they break down the North Dakota Surplus and interview North Dakota Governor Jack Dalyrmple in part 2 of a 4 part series. For individuals in the Fargo/Moorhead area tonight, tune in on KXJB channel 4 at 6:30 PM. We will be ...

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North Dakota crude production surges, Bakken crude trade still hangs low

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Bakken crude is once again trading below WTI, as North Dakota crude production continues to surge. This is a medium-term negative for Bakken companies. After trading in line with WTI for some time, Bakken is back at a discount Starting in late September and persisting through now, prices for crude priced at Clearbrook, Minnesota (which represents prices for much Bakken-based ...

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Legislative leaders schedule hearing on pipeline safety later this month

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By John Bestoloffe | Bakken.com Legislative leaders in the North Dakota Democratic-NPL have scheduled a hearing later this month to gain some answers and insights on oil pipeline safety. House Minority Leader Kenton Onstad expressed that the hearings were scheduled as a results of the Tesoro Corporation pipeline rupture that caused 20,000 barrels of crude to be spilled across a ...

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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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North Dakota entities see funding drop

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BISMARCK – If there’s one loser amid the state’s huge government spending spree, it’s Job Service North Dakota. The state’s portal for job openings, unemployment insurance and labor market information is one of just a handful of state agencies whose general fund appropriations have dropped in the past decade. What little state money the agency receives is generally earmarked for ...

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Oil boom creates largest North Dakota state spending bumps

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Biggest spending bumps all have links to oil boom By: Kyle Potter, INFORUM For an interactive look at North Dakota’s government spending click here.   BISMARCK – Put North Dakota’s state spending surge under the microscope and you’ll find winners and bigger winners. The price of North Dakota’s government has risen by nearly $9 billion since 2001 – $5.1 billion of that ...

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