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North Dakota July airline boardings down 4 percent from 2014

BISMARCK, N.D. — Boardings at North Dakota’s eight commercial service airports in July dropped about 4 percent from the previous year. The state Aeronautics Commission reports Dickinson had the biggest percentage drop, of just under 30 percent. Minot saw the biggest drop in actual passengers, with about 3,700 fewer boardings than in July 2014. Airports in Fargo, Grand Forks and ...

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Hearing set for proposed ethane pipeline in western ND

BISMARCK, N.D. — The North Dakota Public Service Commission has slated a public hearing for a proposed $85 million ethane pipeline in Divide and Williams counties. The meeting is slated for Thursday in Williston for the planned 47-mile-long pipeline proposed by Vantage Pipeline US. The pipeline would start near Williston and connect to an existing Vantage ethane pipeline system near ...

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2 accused in oil patch trafficking sentenced to prison

BISMARCK, N.D. — Two Californians who admitted to human trafficking in the North Dakota oil patch have been sentenced to prison. The case involved brothels disguised as massage parlors that operated between June 2010 and March 2014 in Minot, Dickinson and Williston. Authorities alleged that Trina Nguyen (wihn) and Loc Tran lured four women from California to work as prostitutes ...

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6 North Dakota airports getting federal funds for upgrades

BISMARCK, N.D. — North Dakota’s congressional delegation says six western North Dakota airports are getting nearly $10 million for improvements. The money from the U.S. Department of Transportation is slated for airports in Williston, Stanley, Tioga, Garrison, Dickinson and Mercer County. The Tioga airport is getting the bulk of the money, with $5 million slated for construction of a taxiway ...

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Woman accused of assaulting 2 Williston police officers

WILLISTON, N.D. — An Arkansas woman working at a strip club in the North Dakota oil patch hub of Williston is accused of assaulting two police officers. Authorities say 24-year-old Wendy Stuard, of North Little Rock, Arkansas, was approached by officers last weekend because she was shouting profanities in the street outside Heartbreakers. Stuard allegedly struck two officers in the ...

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Exxon Mobil donates $5 mln to North Dakota housing fund

WILLISTON, N.D. – A subsidiary of Exxon Mobil Corp donated $5 million on Monday to a North Dakota government housing fund that subsidizes construction of low-cost apartments for teachers and emergency personnel in the state’s oil patch. XTO Energy will receive a 100 percent tax write-off for its donation to the North Dakota Housing Incentive Fund, which will be used ...

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