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Dunn County landowner Loren Jepson, right, consults with his attorney, Tom Gehrz, during an Industrial Commission hearing Wednesday in Bismarck.

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BISMARCK -- Ross Jepson didn't say much during his testimony Wednesday morning at a North Dakota Industrial Commission Oil and Gas Division hearing on proposed drilling wells near his home north of Killdeer.


To get his point across, he didn't have to.

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Bryan Horwath
A Wisconsin native, Horwath has been covering news in the Oil Patch of North Dakota since 2012. Horwath currently serves as the senior agriculture and political reporter for The Dickinson Press and, despite the team's tendency to always let him down, remains a diehard Minnesota Vikings fan.
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