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Pair charged after fleeing ND undercover drug buy


WILLISTON, N.D. — Two Washington residents have been charged with multiple felonies in western North Dakota after attempting to outrun authorities following an undercover drug buy. KXMB-TV reports 28-year-old Ole Christman of Liberty Lake, Washington, and 23-year-old Natalie Clifton of Spokane Valley, Washington, are facing drug charges. Court records show the pair sold heroin to undercover agents in Williams County twice ...

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Excerpts from recent North Dakota editorials

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BISMARCK, N.D. — The Williston Herald, Williston, Dec. 8, 2014 Budget a big step for oil patch Gov. Jack Dalrymple proposed his 2015-17 budget with a clear emphasis on the needs of western North Dakota’s oil patch. In total, $3.7 billion of the record $15.72 billion is being offered to western North Dakota. The governor also addressed key issues by ...

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Strip clubs lose liquor license

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At a meeting last night Williston Mayor Howard Klug and commissioners unanimously approved the suspension of the liquor licenses from both Whispers and Heartbreaker’s in downtown Williston. Both establishments are located on Williston’s main street downtown. They will lose their licenses for 60 days due to an increase in calls about the businesses. In 2013, the Williston Police Department received ...

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Man charged in stabbing at northwest ND hotel


WILLISTON, N.D.— A man who authorities accuse of stabbing his roommate at a North Dakota hotel is facing various charges including attempted murder. Joshua Thomas Floyd has also been charged with possession of drug paraphernalia and possession of a controlled substance. KXMB-TV reports the stabbing at a Williston hotel occurred after the roommates had a fight about money. In related news, There’s ...

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The top 5 Bakken stories of the week

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Rig Count: 188 5. Shareholders approve acquisition between pair of Denver-based company’s Whiting Petroleum Corp. shareholders have approved the acquisition of Kodiak Oil & Gas Corp. in an all-stock deal, according to the Denver Business Journal. The deal is valued at $6 billion. A merger between the two companies was announced back on July 13 of this year. It is ...

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Oasis buys Williston water for fracking

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Last week The Williston City Commission approved an agreement between Oasis Petroleum and the city to sell its wastewater to the company. The wastewater will be used for the hydraulic fracturing process. This contract will bring in approximately $110,000 to the city. Oasis expects to buy 440,000 barrels of wastewater. This arrangement will be positive for the city because, according ...

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