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North Dakota eyes science for oilfield brine cleanup

BISMARCK, N.D. — A half-century after it held saltwater and other oil-drilling waste, an abandoned pit near the Little Missouri River in western North Dakota was dug out and filled with fresh soil this week with hopes that the site will someday be capable of producing vegetation again. The reclamation, which involved the removal of some 6,900 tons of salt-tainted ...

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Excerpts from recent North Dakota editorials

Gone too soon, Jangula left a legacy Williston Herald, Williston, Feb. 3, 2015 In football, the fullback is the quiet backbone of the team. He’s the guy rarely quoted in the media or talked about on the broadcast, but without him, a team is empty in a sense. What a fullback brings to a football team is consistent effort, fighting ...

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Excerpts from recent North Dakota editorials

NDSU, short for North Dakota’s team The Daily News, Wahpeton, Jan. 19, 2015 The North Dakota State University Bison football team has captured a four-peat title from the FCS, that of national champions. But more importantly, they captured the admiration and loyalty from an entire state of proud North Dakotans. So many conversations this week have started with, “Did you ...

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‘Oil and Water’ exhibit portrays ND’s resources

FARGO, N.D. — An art exhibit by college students and professors about North Dakota’s most precious — and controversial — resources will soon be on display in the heart of oil country. “Oil and Water” is an exchange project among seven area colleges that uses printmaking to tackle issues ranging from oil development and fracking in the Bakken formation to ...

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Official to talk about oil patch disaster response

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FARGO, N.D. (A.P) — The head of North Dakota security and emergency management is in Fargo to talk about disaster response in the state’s oil patch. State Homeland Security Division director Greg Wilz is scheduled to speak Monday afternoon in an event sponsored by the North Dakota State University department of emergency management. NDSU assistant professor of emergency management Carol ...

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Dunn Co. opposes Killdeer battlefield study: Landowner accuses NDSU professor of submitting fraudulent application

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By Katherine Lymn MANNING — The Dunn County Commission does not support North Dakota State University’s Killdeer Mountain battlefield study as presented. Commissioners voted to unanimously reject the document Wednesday during a regular meeting, which outlines the significance of a battle between Native American tribes and a troop of U.S. Calvary in 1868. The study came out in August, days before ...

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Former NDSU Alumni donates $2,500,000 to establish “The Empowerment Project”

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Innovative new organization designed to use “market based” concepts to address homelessness, childcare, transportation, mental health and other challenges. (Fargo, ND) Daniel Erickson, a Slayton, Minnesota native who attended North Dakota State University has donated $2,500,000 to establish The Empowerment Project. Erickson is a long time entrepreneur who started his business career in Fargo almost 20 years ago and now ...

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