Press Pass: Saturday, August 6
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Power generated by wind adds to grid, but it’s still backup to coal in North Dakota
The 300 megawatts of power soon to be generated by 159 wind turbines in Stark and Hettinger counties won’t necessarily power homes and businesses in North Dakota or any other specific place, power purchaser Basin Electric Power Cooperative says.
Basin Electric will take the energy produced and put it into the energy grid.
9 Dickinson businesses fail alcohol compliance checks
The Southwest Coalition of Safe Communities along with Southwestern District Health Unit, Dickinson Police Department and the Stark County Sheriff’s Office recently conducted alcohol compliance checks in the City of Dickinson.
Dickinson entrepreneurs design new cooler
“There had to be something better,” he said. “Something that can keep your food from getting wet while it sits in the cooler and the ice melts.”
Former worker says lake at risk of oil leak, pipeline contractor defends workmanship
But the owner of the pipeline contracting company stands by the work and says the claims are false accusations made by workers who were fired.