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Finding funds for habitat: As pheasant season opens, the question of funding habitat improvement will be a highly discussed topic
Leier: ND’s rich 125-year history in outdoors
Yellowstone bison to be given to tribes instead of zoos
Dakota Recreation Report
DPS, teachers disagree on salary: DEA requests $43,500 a year; School argues money isn't in budget
Nation & World
Oil refinery one step closer to reality: Devils Lake commission approves letter of support for $200M project
California getting more Bakken crude by barge than rail
Failed valve causes saltwater spill near Ross
N.D. regulators approve permit for state’s first new coal mine since 1970s
BLM mineral lease sale in Golden Valley County nets $510,400
Benson: We’ve always been fighting against viruses
Letter: What does conservation cost?
Letter: Cramer is a man of his word
Letters: Measure 2 will keep farmers, ranchers from paying transfer taxes
Letter: 4 arguments for Measure 1
This one, Dad
'I'd rather walk': La Ray Ries overcame health issues and age to finish walking the Maah Daah Hey Trail and The Deuce while in his 80s
Solving a murder at St. Mary's convent: New England to present dinner theater
Getting excited about science: DHS robotics team ready for competition
Trinity team building robot for competition
Robert W. Blatzheim
In it for the long hauls
Journeying the Narrow Path
Rhoades: Plaid isn’t just for cowboys
Patrick Hope: Why is a raven like a video game?
Lasting success: Since his sophomore season, Binstock has been the Midgets’ leader
Tyrrell stays modest for DHS
Thunderbirds change pace against UND
Bison may use silent count at DakotaDome
UND, Providence provide top goalie matchup
board of University and School Lands
July 31, 2014
N.D. Land Board awards nearly $8M to oil-impacted schools
BISMARCK – The state Land Board awarded nearly $8 million Thursday to K-12 schools affected by oil and gas development in western North Dakota, while also providing $2 million to reconstruct the Killdeer airport’s runway, hangar and taxiway. The board, officially known as...
news / education
July 31, 2014 - 3:00pm
June 4, 2014
Airports awarded: Killdeer, New Town runway projects land energy impact grants
BISMARCK — Western North Dakota airports dealing with the rising demands of oil and gas development were targeted Wednesday for nearly $11 million in state energy impact grants, with more than half of that money going to airports at Killdeer and New Town. The state Board of University...
news / local
June 4, 2014 - 11:58pm
August 15, 2013
Land board awards nearly $7 million for Oil Patch schools
BISMARCK - The Board of University and School Lands awarded $6.85 million Thursday to K-12 schools in the Oil Patch affected by rapid growth. The energy impact grants will help 23 school districts in western North Dakota buy portable classrooms, provide affordable housing for teachers,...
Bakken / education / Energy / local / news / north dakota
August 15, 2013 - 6:33pm
June 29, 2012
Land board awards nearly $25M in grants: Dickinson, South Heart, Belfield among communities receiving funds
BISMARCK -- State officials approved nearly $25 million worth of grants Thursday to help the state's oil- and gas-producing counties. The Board of University and School Lands awarded $4 million to address public safety and education-related projects that will benefit several counties. The...
news / oil
June 29, 2012 - 12:00am
June 14, 2012
Energy funding set aside to help Oil Patch child care crunch
BISMARCK -- State officials agreed Wednesday to move forward with a pilot program that aims to provide more child care in western North Dakota's Oil Patch. The Board of University and School Lands set aside $500,000 of energy impact grant funding for the cost-share program. Oil-producing...
news / oil
June 14, 2012 - 12:00am
June 1, 2012
Dickinson awarded $5.8 million for oil impacts; Williston to receive $9.6 million, Minot $1.4 million
BISMARCK -- Dickinson, Williston and Minot received a funding pledge of nearly $17 million from the state Thursday to help with energy impacts from North Dakota's oil boom. The Board of University and School Lands intends to award $9.6 million to Williston, $5.8 million to Dickinson...
news / oil
June 1, 2012 - 12:00am
February 10, 2012
Officials give preliminary approval for $7M to help oil counties
BISMARCK -- State officials gave preliminary approval Thursday to set aside $7 million to help fire departments, ambulances and other emergency services feeling the strain of the oil boom. Funding recipients are expected to be decided by late March. Every few months, the state...
news / oil
February 10, 2012 - 12:00am
January 5, 2012
Officials prepare for next funding round
BISMARCK -- State officials are still working out plans on how to distribute millions of dollars to help North Dakota's oil- and flood-impacted counties. The Board of University and School Lands heard updates on both issues during its Wednesday meeting. The next funding round...
January 5, 2012 - 12:00am