UND NEWS UND Flying Team in national competition: second by inches
The University of North Dakota (UND) Flying Team took second with a score of 355, only four points behind the winner, out of 28 schools at the National Intercollegiate Flying Associations (NIFAs) Safe... Posted on 5/21/13 at 2:01 PM
THE NEW FORTY The train always wins...
A couple of weeks ago I saw a young man in his vehicle hurry to beat the train that crosses 18th Street North at 12th Avenue North. The train wasn't moving too quickly, but it still was plenty dangero... Posted on 5/14/13 at 9:51 PM
THE BRIDGEHUNTER'S CHRONICLES A Documentary on Bridges
A few days ago, German Public TV Channel ZDF, one of two stations based in Berlin, released a documentary on bridges in general for children. Loewenzahn (which is German for Dandelion), with its sta... Posted on 3/13/13 at 7:20 AM
BESTFRIENDSND Navigating Challenges
A deeper connection can also uncover new challenges.
When you and your mentee are comfortable and connected, and things seem to be going well, it is common for challenges to arise. For example, your m... Posted on 2/7/13 at 11:00 AM
NIE ROCKS Help your teen stay safe on facebook
Have you seen yet another story in the news about an adult using a computer to lure a minor? This story was published on www.grandforksherald.com recently. "Grand Forks Police have arrested a paraed... Posted on 1/9/13 at 5:09 PM
GRAND FORKS — On a Spirit Lake reservation torn by factional infighting, the leader of an American Indian advocacy group arrives to find 25 percent of all Dakota Indian children living in foster care with white families.
WILLISTON — The regional administrator for the Occupational Safety and Health Administration urged North Dakota oil and gas operators to take a safety “stand down” seriously and stop fatalities in the oil field.
HOUSTON (AP) — BP and the drilling contractor that operated the ill-fated Deepwater Horizon were so focused on worker safety they didn’t do enough to prevent major hazards, such as the 2010 rig explosion in the Gulf of Mexico that killed 11 people, federal investigators said Tuesday.
A higher-up of an out-of-state oil company with a dark past maintains the Occupational Safety and Health Administration did not issue the group an official citation for endangering area workers last year, but OSHA representatives say otherwise.
Nabors Well Service Co. safety team leader Ray Becker shows off the OSHA Voluntary Protection Program award to mechanic Ryan Pederson and supervisor Jason Privratsky. Nabors received the award exceptional safety practices.
The U.S. Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration awarded more than $2 million in grants to North Dakota on Tuesday morning in Bismarck. This comes at a time where oil production means more traffic and safety concerns, local officials say.
The most current research done by the American Federation of Labor and Congress of Industrial Organizations shows that Montana and North Dakota respectively filled the worst positions nationally for worker safety.
The findings were released Wednesday morning.
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