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Probe continues into Florida man’s death in North Dakota


WATFORD CITY — Authorities here continue to investigate the death of a Florida man whose body was discovered Thursday near a construction site in northwest Bismarck. Bismarck police said the man, identified as 31-year-old Clint Joseph Williams, had recently moved to the Watford City area. Authorities believe Williams died in McKenzie County, where the sheriff’s office said Tuesday it had ...

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Oil basin conference is big deal

By The Forum of Fargo-Moorhead Some 3,500 registrants are expected at the three-day Williston Basin Petroleum Conference, which opened Tuesday in Bismarck. Don’t be surprised if that number reaches or surpasses 4,000. The conference has become one of the largest (if not the largest), and one of the most important in North Dakota. The Bakken oil play is international news. ...

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WBPC preview Bakken strong


By Scooter Pursley for the Bismarck Tribune People were ready. The phones were queued up, the people in Bismarck were ready and those getting ready to order tickets were online. Events like these have been known to sell out fast. The question was how fast? Four minutes after registration opened for companies wanting one of the roughly 300 booths available ...

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Oil conference in Bismarck again drawing global interest; Sean Hannity on the schedule

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By: Amy Dalrymple and Mike Nowatzki, Forum News Service, INFORUM BISMARCK – More than 3,400 people from 49 states and eight foreign countries are registered for next week’s Williston Basin Petroleum Conference, with more expected to register when the conference begins May 20. About 4,000 people attended the conference when it was last in North Dakota two years ago, making it ...

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Dalrymple: ND to use ‘every tool available’ to fight EPA emission rules: 21 states represented at summit in Bismarck to find common ground on rules


By Mike Nowatzki, Forum News Service BISMARCK — North Dakota Gov. Jack Dalrymple vowed Wednesday to use “every tool available,” including potential legal action, to fight the federal government’s proposed tightening of emission standards for power plants and petroleum refineries. Speaking at a summit at Bismarck State College attended by state and industry officials from 21 energy-producing states and the District ...

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US judge overturns North Dakota abortion ban


By: JAMES MacPHERSON, Associated Press BISMARCK, N.D.  — A federal judge on Wednesday overturned a North Dakota law that bans abortions when a fetal heartbeat can be detected, which can be as early as six weeks into pregnancy and before many women know they’re pregnant. U.S. District Judge Daniel Hovland said the law is “invalid and unconstitutional” and that it “cannot ...

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Officials gather in North Dakota to discuss new EPA rules


BISMARCK, N.D. — Agency and industry representatives from about two dozen states are meeting in Bismarck to discuss new federal clean air rules. The two-day summit begins Wednesday and is hosted by the state Health Department and Bismarck-based Basin Electric Power Cooperative. Organizers say the intent is to decide how states should respond to new federal Environmental Protection Agency requirements ...

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International magazine picks ND cities as leading locations


By: North Dakota Department of Commerce BISMARCK, N.D. – Area Development Magazine, an international publication covering site selection and facility planning, has named three North Dakota cities to its fourth annual “100 Leading Locations. The study analyzed 380 regions/cities by good manufacturing practices, job creation, wages and other key economic indicators. The results identify the top 100 metropolitan statistical areas (MSA) ...

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