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Oil boom breathing new life into ND ghost towns

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Photographers find ND ghost towns springing back to life in oil boom By: Associated Press, INFORUM FARGO — Two Fargo radio personalities who photographed the remains of western North Dakota’s pioneer towns for a coffee table book discovered a surprise when they returned for volume 2. Some of the “ghost” towns had come back to life, thanks largely to the oil ...

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BREAKING: Oil and Gas Division reports a valve leak in Bottineau County

According to a press release from The North Dakota Department of Mineral Resources, Oil and Gas Division, they were notified today of a valve leak occurred on Friday at a water injection well in Bottineau County. Denbury Onshore, LLC., the reporting company for the incident shared initial data that showed that approximately 50 barrels of oil and 300 barrels of saltwater were ...

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Bakken News Roundup: Stanley Bypass, Kenmare RV Park, Watford City Backlogged, Garrison Water Plan, and New Public Water Source

Bypass completed at Stanley Idaho Township and the Mountrail County Commission have completed a 2.7 mile truck and bypass around the south and west sides of Stanley. The road connects U.S. 2 and N.D. 8. The project is a part of Mountrail County’s long range plan for county roads. Built largely with county infrastructure funds, it also includes money from ...

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North Dakota jobless rate nation’s lowest at 2.7%

N.D. jobless rate nation’s lowest at 2.7 percent By Associated Press on Nov 27, 2013 at 7:23am   BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) — North Dakota’s unemployment rate dropped slightly in October and remains the lowest in the nation, Job Service North Dakota said Tuesday. Job Service research analyst Michael Ziesch said North Dakota’s unemployment rate was 2.7 percent in October, down from 2.8 percent ...

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Litter and oil production increase in ND

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Oil patch companies try to create a culture of clean By: Katherine Lymn, Forum News Service   DICKINSON, N.D. — As oil production increases, so too does the traffic. And often, whether intentional or not, that leads to litter. From a lot of angles, however, energy companies are trying to tackle the issue with trash pickups — which also serve as ...

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North Dakota nonprofits receive $50K from Delta Air Lines Foundation

ATLANTA, Nov. 26, 2013 /PRNewswire/ — The Delta Air Lines Foundation has donated $50,000 to support the efforts of charitable and nonprofit organizations that offer educational and wellness programs and provide assistance to those in need in North Dakota. The Foundation’s giving benefits organizations in cities Delta serves including Bismarck, Dickinson, Fargo, Grand Forks, Minot and Williston. Recipient organizations include ...

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9 empty oil tank cars derail in North Dakota

9 empty oil tank cars derail in North Dakota By: Associated Press, INFORUM   BISMARCK – BNSF Railway says nine empty oil tanker cars derailed after a train was hit by a pickup truck just outside of western North Dakota’s Oil Patch. BNSF spokeswoman Amy McBeth says the derailment occurred about 6:45 a.m. Sunday, about 60 miles southeast of Minot. McBeth ...

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Minot group gets suicide prevention contract

BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) — The state Health Department has awarded a statewide suicide prevention contract to the North Dakota Center for Persons with Disabilities in Minot. Officials say the goal is to start a training program for middle school personnel. The Health Department says the training meets new North Dakota requirements related to youth suicide-risk indicators. Project coordinator Christine Brigden ...

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Indoor RV park provides shelter from ND winter

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Indoor RV park provides shelter from ND winter By: Amy Dalrymple, Forum News Service WATFORD CITY, N.D. – When a group of Minnesota partners announced they were planning an indoor RV park to house North Dakota oilfield workers, the idea prompted mixed reactions. “So many people thought we were crazy,” said Louis Bonneville of Carlton, Minn., one of the park’s owners. ...

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