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Press Pass: Turning to frack tech, Democrat Marvin Nelson to run for governor, Parker Cotton gives NCAA bracket advice

Here's some of our top stories from Tuesday's edition. It's your Press Pass to some of the best stories we bring you every day. Want your Press Pass fast? Download our app from the App Store and sign up for our email alerts. Turning to frack tech...

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Here’s some of our top stories from Tuesday’s edition. It’s your Press Pass to some of the best stories we bring you every day. Want your Press Pass fast? Download our app from the App Store and sign up for our email alerts. Turning to frack tech, stricken U.S. oil drillers test new limits
Fifty-stage frack jobs. Fifteen-foot cluster spacing. More than 2,000 pounds of proppant concentrate per foot. Top U.S. shale producers are pushing fracking technology to new extremes to get more oil out of their wells, as they weather lower-for-longer oil prices. While the impact of the techniques may be scarcely noticeable on current U.S. output with so few wells in operation, it could mean drillers are able to accelerate production more fiercely than ever once prices recover. Democratic Rep. Marvin Nelson to announce run for governor [[{"type":"media","view_mode":"media_preview","fid":"2390977","attributes":{"alt":"","class":"media-image","height":"180","title":"","typeof":"foaf:Image","width":"180"}}]]State Rep. Marvin Nelson of Rolla will launch a bid for governor on Wednesday, becoming the first Democrat to seek statewide office this election cycle. Nelson confirmed Monday that he will make the announcement after Kylie Oversen, the North Dakota Democratic-NPL Party chairwoman, told the Grand Forks Herald she anticipated Nelson would launch his run. The time and location of the announcement weren’t released. “We’re basically trying to have a North Dakota for all North Dakotans, as opposed to you’ve got to be the right guy or it doesn’t happen,” Nelson said by phone. Final bond sale for DPS middle school scheduled for April 1 [[{"type":"media","view_mode":"media_preview","fid":"2390975","attributes":{"alt":"","class":"media-image","height":"180","title":"","typeof":"foaf:Image","width":"180"}}]]In less than three weeks, Dickinson Public Schools will oversee the final piece of the $68 million bond sale to finance construction of its new middle school. Assistant Superintendent Vince Reep reported during the regular meeting of the DPS Board Monday night in the district’s Central Administration Office that the last sale will occur on April 1 and that the payment schedule for the school construction loan has been set. Plea agreement reached for day care operator in pool-related death of 5-year-old girl A plea agreement has been reached in the case of a day care operator who was charged after a child under her supervision was found unresponsive in a public swimming pool in Velva and later died, her attorney said Monday. Minot attorney Paul Probst, who is representing former KidQuarters operator Heather Tudor, said that under the proposed plea agreement reached with McHenry County State’s Attorney Cassey Breyer, Tudor would plead guilty to operating without a license and child neglect and would receive probation but no jail time. Cotton: Lack of one great team means tougher road to the perfect bracket [[{"type":"media","view_mode":"media_preview","fid":"2390974","attributes":{"alt":"","class":"media-image","height":"180","title":"","typeof":"foaf:Image","width":"180"}}]]Hopefully by now you’ve had time to compulsively mull over every single pick in your NCAA Tournament bracket, but if you’re still working on it, I’m here to help. I’ve been in the same bracket contest with a group of friends for the past 11 years, so I know how much pressure there can be to do well. I placed fourth in that group last year, so I have a pretty good idea of what I’m doing. Police Blotter: Individual sought after fleeing from stolen vehicle [[{"type":"media","view_mode":"media_preview","fid":"2390973","attributes":{"alt":"","class":"media-image","height":"180","title":"","typeof":"foaf:Image","width":"180"}}]]The Dickinson Police Department is looking for an individual who fled from a stolen vehicle during a traffic stop either Saturday night or early Sunday morning in south Dickinson. The person was last seen with blue jeans, a long-sleeved sky blue shirt, brown shoes and shoulder-length brown hair, and may have also been involved in an attempted home invasion. The department urges anyone with information to contact them at 701-456-7759.Here’s some of our top stories from Tuesday’s edition. It’s your Press Pass to some of the best stories we bring you every day. Want your Press Pass fast? Download our app from the App Store and sign up for our email alerts. Turning to frack tech, stricken U.S. oil drillers test new limits [[{"type":"media","view_mode":"media_preview","fid":"2390978","attributes":{"alt":"","class":"media-image","height":"180","title":"","typeof":"foaf:Image","width":"180"}}]]Fifty-stage frack jobs. Fifteen-foot cluster spacing. More than 2,000 pounds of proppant concentrate per foot. Top U.S. shale producers are pushing fracking technology to new extremes to get more oil out of their wells, as they weather lower-for-longer oil prices. While the impact of the techniques may be scarcely noticeable on current U.S. output with so few wells in operation, it could mean drillers are able to accelerate production more fiercely than ever once prices recover. Democratic Rep. Marvin Nelson to announce run for governor
State Rep. Marvin Nelson of Rolla will launch a bid for governor on Wednesday, becoming the first Democrat to seek statewide office this election cycle. Nelson confirmed Monday that he will make the announcement after Kylie Oversen, the North Dakota Democratic-NPL Party chairwoman, told the Grand Forks Herald she anticipated Nelson would launch his run. The time and location of the announcement weren’t released. “We’re basically trying to have a North Dakota for all North Dakotans, as opposed to you’ve got to be the right guy or it doesn’t happen,” Nelson said by phone. Final bond sale for DPS middle school scheduled for April 1 [[{"type":"media","view_mode":"media_preview","fid":"2390975","attributes":{"alt":"","class":"media-image","height":"180","title":"","typeof":"foaf:Image","width":"180"}}]]In less than three weeks, Dickinson Public Schools will oversee the final piece of the $68 million bond sale to finance construction of its new middle school. Assistant Superintendent Vince Reep reported during the regular meeting of the DPS Board Monday night in the district’s Central Administration Office that the last sale will occur on April 1 and that the payment schedule for the school construction loan has been set. Plea agreement reached for day care operator in pool-related death of 5-year-old girl A plea agreement has been reached in the case of a day care operator who was charged after a child under her supervision was found unresponsive in a public swimming pool in Velva and later died, her attorney said Monday. Minot attorney Paul Probst, who is representing former KidQuarters operator Heather Tudor, said that under the proposed plea agreement reached with McHenry County State’s Attorney Cassey Breyer, Tudor would plead guilty to operating without a license and child neglect and would receive probation but no jail time. Cotton: Lack of one great team means tougher road to the perfect bracket [[{"type":"media","view_mode":"media_preview","fid":"2390974","attributes":{"alt":"","class":"media-image","height":"180","title":"","typeof":"foaf:Image","width":"180"}}]]Hopefully by now you’ve had time to compulsively mull over every single pick in your NCAA Tournament bracket, but if you’re still working on it, I’m here to help. I’ve been in the same bracket contest with a group of friends for the past 11 years, so I know how much pressure there can be to do well. I placed fourth in that group last year, so I have a pretty good idea of what I’m doing. Police Blotter: Individual sought after fleeing from stolen vehicle [[{"type":"media","view_mode":"media_preview","fid":"2390973","attributes":{"alt":"","class":"media-image","height":"180","title":"","typeof":"foaf:Image","width":"180"}}]]The Dickinson Police Department is looking for an individual who fled from a stolen vehicle during a traffic stop either Saturday night or early Sunday morning in south Dickinson. The person was last seen with blue jeans, a long-sleeved sky blue shirt, brown shoes and shoulder-length brown hair, and may have also been involved in an attempted home invasion. The department urges anyone with information to contact them at 701-456-7759.Here’s some of our top stories from Tuesday’s edition. It’s your Press Pass to some of the best stories we bring you every day. Want your Press Pass fast? Download our app from the App Store and sign up for our email alerts. Turning to frack tech, stricken U.S. oil drillers test new limits [[{"type":"media","view_mode":"media_preview","fid":"2390978","attributes":{"alt":"","class":"media-image","height":"180","title":"","typeof":"foaf:Image","width":"180"}}]]Fifty-stage frack jobs. Fifteen-foot cluster spacing. More than 2,000 pounds of proppant concentrate per foot. Top U.S. shale producers are pushing fracking technology to new extremes to get more oil out of their wells, as they weather lower-for-longer oil prices. While the impact of the techniques may be scarcely noticeable on current U.S. output with so few wells in operation, it could mean drillers are able to accelerate production more fiercely than ever once prices recover. Democratic Rep. Marvin Nelson to announce run for governor [[{"type":"media","view_mode":"media_preview","fid":"2390977","attributes":{"alt":"","class":"media-image","height":"180","title":"","typeof":"foaf:Image","width":"180"}}]]State Rep. Marvin Nelson of Rolla will launch a bid for governor on Wednesday, becoming the first Democrat to seek statewide office this election cycle. Nelson confirmed Monday that he will make the announcement after Kylie Oversen, the North Dakota Democratic-NPL Party chairwoman, told the Grand Forks Herald she anticipated Nelson would launch his run. The time and location of the announcement weren’t released. “We’re basically trying to have a North Dakota for all North Dakotans, as opposed to you’ve got to be the right guy or it doesn’t happen,” Nelson said by phone. Final bond sale for DPS middle school scheduled for April 1
In less than three weeks, Dickinson Public Schools will oversee the final piece of the $68 million bond sale to finance construction of its new middle school. Assistant Superintendent Vince Reep reported during the regular meeting of the DPS Board Monday night in the district’s Central Administration Office that the last sale will occur on April 1 and that the payment schedule for the school construction loan has been set. Plea agreement reached for day care operator in pool-related death of 5-year-old girl A plea agreement has been reached in the case of a day care operator who was charged after a child under her supervision was found unresponsive in a public swimming pool in Velva and later died, her attorney said Monday. Minot attorney Paul Probst, who is representing former KidQuarters operator Heather Tudor, said that under the proposed plea agreement reached with McHenry County State’s Attorney Cassey Breyer, Tudor would plead guilty to operating without a license and child neglect and would receive probation but no jail time. Cotton: Lack of one great team means tougher road to the perfect bracket [[{"type":"media","view_mode":"media_preview","fid":"2390974","attributes":{"alt":"","class":"media-image","height":"180","title":"","typeof":"foaf:Image","width":"180"}}]]Hopefully by now you’ve had time to compulsively mull over every single pick in your NCAA Tournament bracket, but if you’re still working on it, I’m here to help. I’ve been in the same bracket contest with a group of friends for the past 11 years, so I know how much pressure there can be to do well. I placed fourth in that group last year, so I have a pretty good idea of what I’m doing. Police Blotter: Individual sought after fleeing from stolen vehicle [[{"type":"media","view_mode":"media_preview","fid":"2390973","attributes":{"alt":"","class":"media-image","height":"180","title":"","typeof":"foaf:Image","width":"180"}}]]The Dickinson Police Department is looking for an individual who fled from a stolen vehicle during a traffic stop either Saturday night or early Sunday morning in south Dickinson. The person was last seen with blue jeans, a long-sleeved sky blue shirt, brown shoes and shoulder-length brown hair, and may have also been involved in an attempted home invasion. The department urges anyone with information to contact them at 701-456-7759.Here’s some of our top stories from Tuesday’s edition. It’s your Press Pass to some of the best stories we bring you every day. Want your Press Pass fast? Download our app from the App Store and sign up for our email alerts. Turning to frack tech, stricken U.S. oil drillers test new limits [[{"type":"media","view_mode":"media_preview","fid":"2390978","attributes":{"alt":"","class":"media-image","height":"180","title":"","typeof":"foaf:Image","width":"180"}}]]Fifty-stage frack jobs. Fifteen-foot cluster spacing. More than 2,000 pounds of proppant concentrate per foot. Top U.S. shale producers are pushing fracking technology to new extremes to get more oil out of their wells, as they weather lower-for-longer oil prices. While the impact of the techniques may be scarcely noticeable on current U.S. output with so few wells in operation, it could mean drillers are able to accelerate production more fiercely than ever once prices recover. Democratic Rep. Marvin Nelson to announce run for governor [[{"type":"media","view_mode":"media_preview","fid":"2390977","attributes":{"alt":"","class":"media-image","height":"180","title":"","typeof":"foaf:Image","width":"180"}}]]State Rep. Marvin Nelson of Rolla will launch a bid for governor on Wednesday, becoming the first Democrat to seek statewide office this election cycle. Nelson confirmed Monday that he will make the announcement after Kylie Oversen, the North Dakota Democratic-NPL Party chairwoman, told the Grand Forks Herald she anticipated Nelson would launch his run. The time and location of the announcement weren’t released. “We’re basically trying to have a North Dakota for all North Dakotans, as opposed to you’ve got to be the right guy or it doesn’t happen,” Nelson said by phone. Final bond sale for DPS middle school scheduled for April 1 [[{"type":"media","view_mode":"media_preview","fid":"2390975","attributes":{"alt":"","class":"media-image","height":"180","title":"","typeof":"foaf:Image","width":"180"}}]]In less than three weeks, Dickinson Public Schools will oversee the final piece of the $68 million bond sale to finance construction of its new middle school. Assistant Superintendent Vince Reep reported during the regular meeting of the DPS Board Monday night in the district’s Central Administration Office that the last sale will occur on April 1 and that the payment schedule for the school construction loan has been set. Plea agreement reached for day care operator in pool-related death of 5-year-old girl A plea agreement has been reached in the case of a day care operator who was charged after a child under her supervision was found unresponsive in a public swimming pool in Velva and later died, her attorney said Monday. Minot attorney Paul Probst, who is representing former KidQuarters operator Heather Tudor, said that under the proposed plea agreement reached with McHenry County State’s Attorney Cassey Breyer, Tudor would plead guilty to operating without a license and child neglect and would receive probation but no jail time. Cotton: Lack of one great team means tougher road to the perfect bracket
Hopefully by now you’ve had time to compulsively mull over every single pick in your NCAA Tournament bracket, but if you’re still working on it, I’m here to help. I’ve been in the same bracket contest with a group of friends for the past 11 years, so I know how much pressure there can be to do well. I placed fourth in that group last year, so I have a pretty good idea of what I’m doing. Police Blotter: Individual sought after fleeing from stolen vehicle [[{"type":"media","view_mode":"media_preview","fid":"2390973","attributes":{"alt":"","class":"media-image","height":"180","title":"","typeof":"foaf:Image","width":"180"}}]]The Dickinson Police Department is looking for an individual who fled from a stolen vehicle during a traffic stop either Saturday night or early Sunday morning in south Dickinson. The person was last seen with blue jeans, a long-sleeved sky blue shirt, brown shoes and shoulder-length brown hair, and may have also been involved in an attempted home invasion. The department urges anyone with information to contact them at 701-456-7759.Here’s some of our top stories from Tuesday’s edition. It’s your Press Pass to some of the best stories we bring you every day. Want your Press Pass fast? Download our app from the App Store and sign up for our email alerts. Turning to frack tech, stricken U.S. oil drillers test new limits [[{"type":"media","view_mode":"media_preview","fid":"2390978","attributes":{"alt":"","class":"media-image","height":"180","title":"","typeof":"foaf:Image","width":"180"}}]]Fifty-stage frack jobs. Fifteen-foot cluster spacing. More than 2,000 pounds of proppant concentrate per foot. Top U.S. shale producers are pushing fracking technology to new extremes to get more oil out of their wells, as they weather lower-for-longer oil prices. While the impact of the techniques may be scarcely noticeable on current U.S. output with so few wells in operation, it could mean drillers are able to accelerate production more fiercely than ever once prices recover. Democratic Rep. Marvin Nelson to announce run for governor [[{"type":"media","view_mode":"media_preview","fid":"2390977","attributes":{"alt":"","class":"media-image","height":"180","title":"","typeof":"foaf:Image","width":"180"}}]]State Rep. Marvin Nelson of Rolla will launch a bid for governor on Wednesday, becoming the first Democrat to seek statewide office this election cycle. Nelson confirmed Monday that he will make the announcement after Kylie Oversen, the North Dakota Democratic-NPL Party chairwoman, told the Grand Forks Herald she anticipated Nelson would launch his run. The time and location of the announcement weren’t released. “We’re basically trying to have a North Dakota for all North Dakotans, as opposed to you’ve got to be the right guy or it doesn’t happen,” Nelson said by phone. Final bond sale for DPS middle school scheduled for April 1 [[{"type":"media","view_mode":"media_preview","fid":"2390975","attributes":{"alt":"","class":"media-image","height":"180","title":"","typeof":"foaf:Image","width":"180"}}]]In less than three weeks, Dickinson Public Schools will oversee the final piece of the $68 million bond sale to finance construction of its new middle school. Assistant Superintendent Vince Reep reported during the regular meeting of the DPS Board Monday night in the district’s Central Administration Office that the last sale will occur on April 1 and that the payment schedule for the school construction loan has been set. Plea agreement reached for day care operator in pool-related death of 5-year-old girl A plea agreement has been reached in the case of a day care operator who was charged after a child under her supervision was found unresponsive in a public swimming pool in Velva and later died, her attorney said Monday. Minot attorney Paul Probst, who is representing former KidQuarters operator Heather Tudor, said that under the proposed plea agreement reached with McHenry County State’s Attorney Cassey Breyer, Tudor would plead guilty to operating without a license and child neglect and would receive probation but no jail time. Cotton: Lack of one great team means tougher road to the perfect bracket [[{"type":"media","view_mode":"media_preview","fid":"2390974","attributes":{"alt":"","class":"media-image","height":"180","title":"","typeof":"foaf:Image","width":"180"}}]]Hopefully by now you’ve had time to compulsively mull over every single pick in your NCAA Tournament bracket, but if you’re still working on it, I’m here to help. I’ve been in the same bracket contest with a group of friends for the past 11 years, so I know how much pressure there can be to do well. I placed fourth in that group last year, so I have a pretty good idea of what I’m doing. Police Blotter: Individual sought after fleeing from stolen vehicle
The Dickinson Police Department is looking for an individual who fled from a stolen vehicle during a traffic stop either Saturday night or early Sunday morning in south Dickinson. The person was last seen with blue jeans, a long-sleeved sky blue shirt, brown shoes and shoulder-length brown hair, and may have also been involved in an attempted home invasion. The department urges anyone with information to contact them at 701-456-7759.Here’s some of our top stories from Tuesday’s edition. It’s your Press Pass to some of the best stories we bring you every day. Want your Press Pass fast? Download our app from the App Store and sign up for our email alerts.Turning to frack tech, stricken U.S. oil drillers test new limits
Fifty-stage frack jobs. Fifteen-foot cluster spacing. More than 2,000 pounds of proppant concentrate per foot.Top U.S. shale producers are pushing fracking technology to new extremes to get more oil out of their wells, as they weather lower-for-longer oil prices.While the impact of the techniques may be scarcely noticeable on current U.S. output with so few wells in operation, it could mean drillers are able to accelerate production more fiercely than ever once prices recover.Democratic Rep. Marvin Nelson to announce run for governor[[{"type":"media","view_mode":"media_preview","fid":"2390977","attributes":{"alt":"","class":"media-image","height":"180","title":"","typeof":"foaf:Image","width":"180"}}]]State Rep. Marvin Nelson of Rolla will launch a bid for governor on Wednesday, becoming the first Democrat to seek statewide office this election cycle.Nelson confirmed Monday that he will make the announcement after Kylie Oversen, the North Dakota Democratic-NPL Party chairwoman, told the Grand Forks Herald she anticipated Nelson would launch his run. The time and location of the announcement weren’t released.“We’re basically trying to have a North Dakota for all North Dakotans, as opposed to you’ve got to be the right guy or it doesn’t happen,” Nelson said by phone.Final bond sale for DPS middle school scheduled for April 1[[{"type":"media","view_mode":"media_preview","fid":"2390975","attributes":{"alt":"","class":"media-image","height":"180","title":"","typeof":"foaf:Image","width":"180"}}]]In less than three weeks, Dickinson Public Schools will oversee the final piece of the $68 million bond sale to finance construction of its new middle school.Assistant Superintendent Vince Reep reported during the regular meeting of the DPS Board Monday night in the district’s Central Administration Office that the last sale will occur on April 1 and that the payment schedule for the school construction loan has been set.Plea agreement reached for day care operator in pool-related death of 5-year-old girlA plea agreement has been reached in the case of a day care operator who was charged after a child under her supervision was found unresponsive in a public swimming pool in Velva and later died, her attorney said Monday.Minot attorney Paul Probst, who is representing former KidQuarters operator Heather Tudor, said that under the proposed plea agreement reached with McHenry County State’s Attorney Cassey Breyer, Tudor would plead guilty to operating without a license and child neglect and would receive probation but no jail time.Cotton: Lack of one great team means tougher road to the perfect bracket[[{"type":"media","view_mode":"media_preview","fid":"2390974","attributes":{"alt":"","class":"media-image","height":"180","title":"","typeof":"foaf:Image","width":"180"}}]]Hopefully by now you’ve had time to compulsively mull over every single pick in your NCAA Tournament bracket, but if you’re still working on it, I’m here to help.I’ve been in the same bracket contest with a group of friends for the past 11 years, so I know how much pressure there can be to do well. I placed fourth in that group last year, so I have a pretty good idea of what I’m doing.Police Blotter: Individual sought after fleeing from stolen vehicle[[{"type":"media","view_mode":"media_preview","fid":"2390973","attributes":{"alt":"","class":"media-image","height":"180","title":"","typeof":"foaf:Image","width":"180"}}]]The Dickinson Police Department is looking for an individual who fled from a stolen vehicle during a traffic stop either Saturday night or early Sunday morning in south Dickinson. The person was last seen with blue jeans, a long-sleeved sky blue shirt, brown shoes and shoulder-length brown hair, and may have also been involved in an attempted home invasion. The department urges anyone with information to contact them at 701-456-7759.Here’s some of our top stories from Tuesday’s edition. It’s your Press Pass to some of the best stories we bring you every day. Want your Press Pass fast? Download our app from the App Store and sign up for our email alerts.Turning to frack tech, stricken U.S. oil drillers test new limits[[{"type":"media","view_mode":"media_preview","fid":"2390978","attributes":{"alt":"","class":"media-image","height":"180","title":"","typeof":"foaf:Image","width":"180"}}]]Fifty-stage frack jobs. Fifteen-foot cluster spacing. More than 2,000 pounds of proppant concentrate per foot.Top U.S. shale producers are pushing fracking technology to new extremes to get more oil out of their wells, as they weather lower-for-longer oil prices.While the impact of the techniques may be scarcely noticeable on current U.S. output with so few wells in operation, it could mean drillers are able to accelerate production more fiercely than ever once prices recover.Democratic Rep. Marvin Nelson to announce run for governor
State Rep. Marvin Nelson of Rolla will launch a bid for governor on Wednesday, becoming the first Democrat to seek statewide office this election cycle.Nelson confirmed Monday that he will make the announcement after Kylie Oversen, the North Dakota Democratic-NPL Party chairwoman, told the Grand Forks Herald she anticipated Nelson would launch his run. The time and location of the announcement weren’t released.“We’re basically trying to have a North Dakota for all North Dakotans, as opposed to you’ve got to be the right guy or it doesn’t happen,” Nelson said by phone.Final bond sale for DPS middle school scheduled for April 1[[{"type":"media","view_mode":"media_preview","fid":"2390975","attributes":{"alt":"","class":"media-image","height":"180","title":"","typeof":"foaf:Image","width":"180"}}]]In less than three weeks, Dickinson Public Schools will oversee the final piece of the $68 million bond sale to finance construction of its new middle school.Assistant Superintendent Vince Reep reported during the regular meeting of the DPS Board Monday night in the district’s Central Administration Office that the last sale will occur on April 1 and that the payment schedule for the school construction loan has been set.Plea agreement reached for day care operator in pool-related death of 5-year-old girlA plea agreement has been reached in the case of a day care operator who was charged after a child under her supervision was found unresponsive in a public swimming pool in Velva and later died, her attorney said Monday.Minot attorney Paul Probst, who is representing former KidQuarters operator Heather Tudor, said that under the proposed plea agreement reached with McHenry County State’s Attorney Cassey Breyer, Tudor would plead guilty to operating without a license and child neglect and would receive probation but no jail time.Cotton: Lack of one great team means tougher road to the perfect bracket[[{"type":"media","view_mode":"media_preview","fid":"2390974","attributes":{"alt":"","class":"media-image","height":"180","title":"","typeof":"foaf:Image","width":"180"}}]]Hopefully by now you’ve had time to compulsively mull over every single pick in your NCAA Tournament bracket, but if you’re still working on it, I’m here to help.I’ve been in the same bracket contest with a group of friends for the past 11 years, so I know how much pressure there can be to do well. I placed fourth in that group last year, so I have a pretty good idea of what I’m doing.Police Blotter: Individual sought after fleeing from stolen vehicle[[{"type":"media","view_mode":"media_preview","fid":"2390973","attributes":{"alt":"","class":"media-image","height":"180","title":"","typeof":"foaf:Image","width":"180"}}]]The Dickinson Police Department is looking for an individual who fled from a stolen vehicle during a traffic stop either Saturday night or early Sunday morning in south Dickinson. The person was last seen with blue jeans, a long-sleeved sky blue shirt, brown shoes and shoulder-length brown hair, and may have also been involved in an attempted home invasion. The department urges anyone with information to contact them at 701-456-7759.Here’s some of our top stories from Tuesday’s edition. It’s your Press Pass to some of the best stories we bring you every day. Want your Press Pass fast? Download our app from the App Store and sign up for our email alerts.Turning to frack tech, stricken U.S. oil drillers test new limits[[{"type":"media","view_mode":"media_preview","fid":"2390978","attributes":{"alt":"","class":"media-image","height":"180","title":"","typeof":"foaf:Image","width":"180"}}]]Fifty-stage frack jobs. Fifteen-foot cluster spacing. More than 2,000 pounds of proppant concentrate per foot.Top U.S. shale producers are pushing fracking technology to new extremes to get more oil out of their wells, as they weather lower-for-longer oil prices.While the impact of the techniques may be scarcely noticeable on current U.S. output with so few wells in operation, it could mean drillers are able to accelerate production more fiercely than ever once prices recover.Democratic Rep. Marvin Nelson to announce run for governor[[{"type":"media","view_mode":"media_preview","fid":"2390977","attributes":{"alt":"","class":"media-image","height":"180","title":"","typeof":"foaf:Image","width":"180"}}]]State Rep. Marvin Nelson of Rolla will launch a bid for governor on Wednesday, becoming the first Democrat to seek statewide office this election cycle.Nelson confirmed Monday that he will make the announcement after Kylie Oversen, the North Dakota Democratic-NPL Party chairwoman, told the Grand Forks Herald she anticipated Nelson would launch his run. The time and location of the announcement weren’t released.“We’re basically trying to have a North Dakota for all North Dakotans, as opposed to you’ve got to be the right guy or it doesn’t happen,” Nelson said by phone.Final bond sale for DPS middle school scheduled for April 1
In less than three weeks, Dickinson Public Schools will oversee the final piece of the $68 million bond sale to finance construction of its new middle school.Assistant Superintendent Vince Reep reported during the regular meeting of the DPS Board Monday night in the district’s Central Administration Office that the last sale will occur on April 1 and that the payment schedule for the school construction loan has been set.Plea agreement reached for day care operator in pool-related death of 5-year-old girlA plea agreement has been reached in the case of a day care operator who was charged after a child under her supervision was found unresponsive in a public swimming pool in Velva and later died, her attorney said Monday.Minot attorney Paul Probst, who is representing former KidQuarters operator Heather Tudor, said that under the proposed plea agreement reached with McHenry County State’s Attorney Cassey Breyer, Tudor would plead guilty to operating without a license and child neglect and would receive probation but no jail time.Cotton: Lack of one great team means tougher road to the perfect bracket[[{"type":"media","view_mode":"media_preview","fid":"2390974","attributes":{"alt":"","class":"media-image","height":"180","title":"","typeof":"foaf:Image","width":"180"}}]]Hopefully by now you’ve had time to compulsively mull over every single pick in your NCAA Tournament bracket, but if you’re still working on it, I’m here to help.I’ve been in the same bracket contest with a group of friends for the past 11 years, so I know how much pressure there can be to do well. I placed fourth in that group last year, so I have a pretty good idea of what I’m doing.Police Blotter: Individual sought after fleeing from stolen vehicle[[{"type":"media","view_mode":"media_preview","fid":"2390973","attributes":{"alt":"","class":"media-image","height":"180","title":"","typeof":"foaf:Image","width":"180"}}]]The Dickinson Police Department is looking for an individual who fled from a stolen vehicle during a traffic stop either Saturday night or early Sunday morning in south Dickinson. The person was last seen with blue jeans, a long-sleeved sky blue shirt, brown shoes and shoulder-length brown hair, and may have also been involved in an attempted home invasion. The department urges anyone with information to contact them at 701-456-7759.Here’s some of our top stories from Tuesday’s edition. It’s your Press Pass to some of the best stories we bring you every day. Want your Press Pass fast? Download our app from the App Store and sign up for our email alerts.Turning to frack tech, stricken U.S. oil drillers test new limits[[{"type":"media","view_mode":"media_preview","fid":"2390978","attributes":{"alt":"","class":"media-image","height":"180","title":"","typeof":"foaf:Image","width":"180"}}]]Fifty-stage frack jobs. Fifteen-foot cluster spacing. More than 2,000 pounds of proppant concentrate per foot.Top U.S. shale producers are pushing fracking technology to new extremes to get more oil out of their wells, as they weather lower-for-longer oil prices.While the impact of the techniques may be scarcely noticeable on current U.S. output with so few wells in operation, it could mean drillers are able to accelerate production more fiercely than ever once prices recover.Democratic Rep. Marvin Nelson to announce run for governor[[{"type":"media","view_mode":"media_preview","fid":"2390977","attributes":{"alt":"","class":"media-image","height":"180","title":"","typeof":"foaf:Image","width":"180"}}]]State Rep. Marvin Nelson of Rolla will launch a bid for governor on Wednesday, becoming the first Democrat to seek statewide office this election cycle.Nelson confirmed Monday that he will make the announcement after Kylie Oversen, the North Dakota Democratic-NPL Party chairwoman, told the Grand Forks Herald she anticipated Nelson would launch his run. The time and location of the announcement weren’t released.“We’re basically trying to have a North Dakota for all North Dakotans, as opposed to you’ve got to be the right guy or it doesn’t happen,” Nelson said by phone.Final bond sale for DPS middle school scheduled for April 1[[{"type":"media","view_mode":"media_preview","fid":"2390975","attributes":{"alt":"","class":"media-image","height":"180","title":"","typeof":"foaf:Image","width":"180"}}]]In less than three weeks, Dickinson Public Schools will oversee the final piece of the $68 million bond sale to finance construction of its new middle school.Assistant Superintendent Vince Reep reported during the regular meeting of the DPS Board Monday night in the district’s Central Administration Office that the last sale will occur on April 1 and that the payment schedule for the school construction loan has been set.Plea agreement reached for day care operator in pool-related death of 5-year-old girlA plea agreement has been reached in the case of a day care operator who was charged after a child under her supervision was found unresponsive in a public swimming pool in Velva and later died, her attorney said Monday.Minot attorney Paul Probst, who is representing former KidQuarters operator Heather Tudor, said that under the proposed plea agreement reached with McHenry County State’s Attorney Cassey Breyer, Tudor would plead guilty to operating without a license and child neglect and would receive probation but no jail time.Cotton: Lack of one great team means tougher road to the perfect bracket
Hopefully by now you’ve had time to compulsively mull over every single pick in your NCAA Tournament bracket, but if you’re still working on it, I’m here to help.I’ve been in the same bracket contest with a group of friends for the past 11 years, so I know how much pressure there can be to do well. I placed fourth in that group last year, so I have a pretty good idea of what I’m doing.Police Blotter: Individual sought after fleeing from stolen vehicle[[{"type":"media","view_mode":"media_preview","fid":"2390973","attributes":{"alt":"","class":"media-image","height":"180","title":"","typeof":"foaf:Image","width":"180"}}]]The Dickinson Police Department is looking for an individual who fled from a stolen vehicle during a traffic stop either Saturday night or early Sunday morning in south Dickinson. The person was last seen with blue jeans, a long-sleeved sky blue shirt, brown shoes and shoulder-length brown hair, and may have also been involved in an attempted home invasion. The department urges anyone with information to contact them at 701-456-7759.Here’s some of our top stories from Tuesday’s edition. It’s your Press Pass to some of the best stories we bring you every day. Want your Press Pass fast? Download our app from the App Store and sign up for our email alerts.Turning to frack tech, stricken U.S. oil drillers test new limits[[{"type":"media","view_mode":"media_preview","fid":"2390978","attributes":{"alt":"","class":"media-image","height":"180","title":"","typeof":"foaf:Image","width":"180"}}]]Fifty-stage frack jobs. Fifteen-foot cluster spacing. More than 2,000 pounds of proppant concentrate per foot.Top U.S. shale producers are pushing fracking technology to new extremes to get more oil out of their wells, as they weather lower-for-longer oil prices.While the impact of the techniques may be scarcely noticeable on current U.S. output with so few wells in operation, it could mean drillers are able to accelerate production more fiercely than ever once prices recover.Democratic Rep. Marvin Nelson to announce run for governor[[{"type":"media","view_mode":"media_preview","fid":"2390977","attributes":{"alt":"","class":"media-image","height":"180","title":"","typeof":"foaf:Image","width":"180"}}]]State Rep. Marvin Nelson of Rolla will launch a bid for governor on Wednesday, becoming the first Democrat to seek statewide office this election cycle.Nelson confirmed Monday that he will make the announcement after Kylie Oversen, the North Dakota Democratic-NPL Party chairwoman, told the Grand Forks Herald she anticipated Nelson would launch his run. The time and location of the announcement weren’t released.“We’re basically trying to have a North Dakota for all North Dakotans, as opposed to you’ve got to be the right guy or it doesn’t happen,” Nelson said by phone.Final bond sale for DPS middle school scheduled for April 1[[{"type":"media","view_mode":"media_preview","fid":"2390975","attributes":{"alt":"","class":"media-image","height":"180","title":"","typeof":"foaf:Image","width":"180"}}]]In less than three weeks, Dickinson Public Schools will oversee the final piece of the $68 million bond sale to finance construction of its new middle school.Assistant Superintendent Vince Reep reported during the regular meeting of the DPS Board Monday night in the district’s Central Administration Office that the last sale will occur on April 1 and that the payment schedule for the school construction loan has been set.Plea agreement reached for day care operator in pool-related death of 5-year-old girlA plea agreement has been reached in the case of a day care operator who was charged after a child under her supervision was found unresponsive in a public swimming pool in Velva and later died, her attorney said Monday.Minot attorney Paul Probst, who is representing former KidQuarters operator Heather Tudor, said that under the proposed plea agreement reached with McHenry County State’s Attorney Cassey Breyer, Tudor would plead guilty to operating without a license and child neglect and would receive probation but no jail time.Cotton: Lack of one great team means tougher road to the perfect bracket[[{"type":"media","view_mode":"media_preview","fid":"2390974","attributes":{"alt":"","class":"media-image","height":"180","title":"","typeof":"foaf:Image","width":"180"}}]]Hopefully by now you’ve had time to compulsively mull over every single pick in your NCAA Tournament bracket, but if you’re still working on it, I’m here to help.I’ve been in the same bracket contest with a group of friends for the past 11 years, so I know how much pressure there can be to do well. I placed fourth in that group last year, so I have a pretty good idea of what I’m doing.Police Blotter: Individual sought after fleeing from stolen vehicle
The Dickinson Police Department is looking for an individual who fled from a stolen vehicle during a traffic stop either Saturday night or early Sunday morning in south Dickinson. The person was last seen with blue jeans, a long-sleeved sky blue shirt, brown shoes and shoulder-length brown hair, and may have also been involved in an attempted home invasion. The department urges anyone with information to contact them at 701-456-7759.

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