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State, federal officials respond to report on state forensic examiner
UPDATED: Mandaree man charged with murder will plead insanity
Attorney: Marathon has no rigs in Dunn Co.
Ed board delays action on state superintendent, fiancé until assault charge resolved
Driver knocks out town’s water; charged with DUI
Senate fails to override Obama's veto of Keystone pipeline bill
Alliance to address what can be dangerous oil field carbon exposure
White House mulled, then balked at curbing explosive gas on oil trains
Kemp: U.S. shale producers get no relief from rising Brent
Pipeline company didn’t use remote sensors before leak
Holten: Our most valuable gift
Letter: Taxpayer protection, not a ‘gag’
Schneider and Onstad: Democrats’ proposals make steady progress
Hoeven: Keystone XL about energy, jobs, economic growth and energy security
Jacobs: Good advice from the governor about higher ed
Ars longa, game brevis: ‘The Order: 1886’ begs question 'How long should a game really be?'
Journeying the Narrow Path
Strom Center offers QuickBooks camp
Hope: ‘Pls send help … for a mere $10,000’
"Big Bird," oil boom, John Waters and more at Fargo Film Festival
Matilda "Tillie" Faulhaber
Sylvester Anton Schneider
Teresa Jean Odermann Weinand
Watch Live: Class B girls basketball state tournament
Fong’s solid first season with Titans
Hunting license renewal in North Dakota
Presence in the paint: Junior duo controls Trinity’s inside game
Russell named as first-team all-conference
Improving a county seat: Unincorporated Manning, the small seat of Dunn County, not immune to oil boom growth
Gatekeepers of the refinery: Lab plays large role at Dakota Prairie Refining
Coming soon: Killdeer plans for massive investment this year
Fixing connections in the oilfield: Dakota Energy Technologies repairs threads on drill pipe connections
High Plains Cultural Center serves community that built it
Vision West ND
January 7, 2015
Association opposes bill to add state oil impact authority
North Dakota Association of Oil and Gas Producing Counties members voted to oppose a bill that would create a new authority for oil and gas region infrastructure planning Wednesday, saying an “oil and gas development strategic planning authority” could just lead to more bureaucracy...
news / local
January 7, 2015 - 8:53pm
Group floats idea of a ferry across Lake Sakakawea
WILLISTON — A ferry to float vehicles across Lake Sakakawea could relieve traffic on overburdened Oil Patch highways, a group working to plan western North Dakota’s future said. Members of the Vision West ND Consortium voted this week to fund a study to explore the feasibility...
news / local
March 7, 2014 - 5:14pm
November 20, 2013
Former Minn. legislator advocates regional control of oil tax revenue
A model put in place years ago by leaders in Minnesota’s mining-heavy Iron Range was pitched as a way to give more regional control of oil tax revenue to energy-impacted communities in western North Dakota. The mechanism could be used to solve challenges facing municipalities and...
Energy / Bakken
November 20, 2013 - 9:56pm
November 15, 2013
Vision West ND preps regional plan for debut
After more than a year of planning, the Vision West ND Consortium members are almost ready to present the regional plan. The consortium met over a conference call Friday morning.
news / local
November 15, 2013 - 10:39pm
September 26, 2013
Vision West group's leaders unsure of oil's involvement
No real consensus on the involvement of oil companies in community growth developed Wednesday as the people shaping western North Dakota's future met one last time before implementing their visions for the communities they hope to mold and grow. The planning phase of the Vision West...
Energy / news / oil
September 26, 2013 - 12:00am
September 29, 2012
Growing Stark County: Resident feedback helps shape development plan
After listening to residents of Belfield, Richardton and South Heart, community leaders have created a plan to develop and grow several industries and sectors throughout Stark County. As part of Vision West ND, a planning program for the 19 oil- and gas-producing counties, the Stark...
news / oil
September 29, 2012 - 12:00am
September 27, 2012
Day care issues strike Richardton
RICHARDTON -- Day care service, or a lack thereof, is a big issue in western North Dakota and the town of Richardton has not been immune to those challenges, a number of its residents said Wednesday. About a dozen concerned members of the Stark County community showed up to a public...
news / oil
September 27, 2012 - 12:00am
July 14, 2012
Vision West ND Consortium to meet July 26, CookFest to follow
The Vision West ND Consortium will meet July 26 at the Dickinson State University Strom Center for Entrepreneurship and Innovation, according to a press release. Vision West ND is a 19-county project to help address issues for local communities and establish a plan to handle challenges...
local / news / north dakota / oil
July 14, 2012 - 12:00am
March 13, 2012
Leaders from 19 counties gather in Dickinson to talk about $1.8 million set aside to develop community visions
Representatives from 19 counties in western North Dakota met for the first time Monday at the Ramada Grand Dakota Lodge in Dickinson to plan how to use $1.8 million in grants to develop a community vision. None of the funds will be used for infrastructure. "When you are in rapid...
Energy / local / news / oil
March 13, 2012 - 12:00am