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Press Pass: Wednesday February 16, 2016

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Here’s some of our top stories from Wednesday’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. Dickinson summer street festival changes name, leadership Dickinson’s summer concert series is getting rebranded. The downtown street festival formerly known as Alive @ 5 has a new name -- First on First, Dickinson Summer Nights -- and a fresh organizational staff featuring local entertainment organizer Brock White as event director and master of ceremonies, and Tracy Tooz and Mike Odegaard, who are both of Tooz Construction Inc. and have concert production experience, acting as booking agents. White said First on First will remain a production of the Dickinson Odd Fellows Lodge, of which all three organizers are members. City funds $38 million for engineering projects in budget reforecast The city of Dickinson is moving forward with $38 million in funded capital improvement projects following a reforecast of this year’s budget. City Engineer Craig Kubas presented the budget information and project updates Monday night at the regular meeting of the City Commission and said the two largest projects of the 29 total were the State Avenue overpass and the truck bypass route north of Exit 56 on Interstate 94 -- both largely undertaken by the North Dakota Department of Transportation. ND considers new oil, gas rules, Regulations aim to reduce spills
North Dakota is considering new oil and gas rules aimed at regulating pipelines and reducing spills, but the proposals would cost the industry money to implement at a time when margins are slim. The North Dakota Industrial Commission approved the framework for proposed rule changes Tuesday and will soon accept comment from the public, including a series of hearings planned for western North Dakota. Some rule changes -- including a set of new regulations for gathering pipelines -- were prompted by legislative action after high-profile pipeline spills. Survey: Most out-of-state oil workers not interested in moving to ND [[{"type":"media","view_mode":"media_preview","fid":"2327943","attributes":{"alt":"","class":"media-image","height":"180","title":"","typeof":"foaf:Image","width":"180"}}]]More than 80 percent of nonresidents working in North Dakota’s oil and gas industry don’t want to put down roots in the state, while those who want to relocate see housing costs as a major barrier, researchers found in a survey released Tuesday. Results of the survey by North Dakota State University researchers Nancy Hodur and Dean Bangsund were presented Tuesday to a few hundred real estate agents, lenders, property developers, city officials and others at the state Housing Finance Agency’s annual conference in Bismarck. Hettinger-Scranton senior Steeke hungry for state championship [[{"type":"media","view_mode":"media_preview","fid":"2327939","attributes":{"alt":"","class":"media-image","height":"180","title":"","typeof":"foaf:Image","width":"180"}}]]Randy Burwick’s initial instincts did not betray him. Hettinger-Scranton senior wrestler Colbey Steeke has been coached by Burwick for six years, but it didn’t take long for the Night Hawks’ head coach to see his potential. “With Colbey, from the time he started, I knew there was something special with him,” Burwick said. “He had - he has - a desire to be the best and a work ethic to go along with it. I knew that right out the gate when he was a seventh-grader.” Steeke, ranked as the No. 1 220-pound wrestler in Class B, has lost just two matches all season - both by a single point, and both to out-of-state opponents. Police Blotter: Costly burglary theft from garage reported [[{"type":"media","view_mode":"media_preview","fid":"2327938","attributes":{"alt":"","class":"media-image","height":"180","title":"","typeof":"foaf:Image","width":"180"}}]]A man reported Friday morning from the 1100 block of Donna Lane that he discovered footprints leading away from his garage door, which had been opened. A propane heater, a fuel meter and a Snap-On tool were all reported missing, with a combined value of around $4,600. There are no suspects.Here’s some of our top stories from Wednesday’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. Dickinson summer street festival changes name, leadership Dickinson’s summer concert series is getting rebranded. The downtown street festival formerly known as Alive @ 5 has a new name -- First on First, Dickinson Summer Nights -- and a fresh organizational staff featuring local entertainment organizer Brock White as event director and master of ceremonies, and Tracy Tooz and Mike Odegaard, who are both of Tooz Construction Inc. and have concert production experience, acting as booking agents. White said First on First will remain a production of the Dickinson Odd Fellows Lodge, of which all three organizers are members. City funds $38 million for engineering projects in budget reforecast The city of Dickinson is moving forward with $38 million in funded capital improvement projects following a reforecast of this year’s budget. City Engineer Craig Kubas presented the budget information and project updates Monday night at the regular meeting of the City Commission and said the two largest projects of the 29 total were the State Avenue overpass and the truck bypass route north of Exit 56 on Interstate 94 -- both largely undertaken by the North Dakota Department of Transportation. ND considers new oil, gas rules, Regulations aim to reduce spills [[{"type":"media","view_mode":"media_preview","fid":"2327946","attributes":{"alt":"","class":"media-image","height":"180","title":"","typeof":"foaf:Image","width":"180"}}]]North Dakota is considering new oil and gas rules aimed at regulating pipelines and reducing spills, but the proposals would cost the industry money to implement at a time when margins are slim. The North Dakota Industrial Commission approved the framework for proposed rule changes Tuesday and will soon accept comment from the public, including a series of hearings planned for western North Dakota. Some rule changes -- including a set of new regulations for gathering pipelines -- were prompted by legislative action after high-profile pipeline spills. Survey: Most out-of-state oil workers not interested in moving to ND
More than 80 percent of nonresidents working in North Dakota’s oil and gas industry don’t want to put down roots in the state, while those who want to relocate see housing costs as a major barrier, researchers found in a survey released Tuesday. Results of the survey by North Dakota State University researchers Nancy Hodur and Dean Bangsund were presented Tuesday to a few hundred real estate agents, lenders, property developers, city officials and others at the state Housing Finance Agency’s annual conference in Bismarck. Hettinger-Scranton senior Steeke hungry for state championship [[{"type":"media","view_mode":"media_preview","fid":"2327939","attributes":{"alt":"","class":"media-image","height":"180","title":"","typeof":"foaf:Image","width":"180"}}]]Randy Burwick’s initial instincts did not betray him. Hettinger-Scranton senior wrestler Colbey Steeke has been coached by Burwick for six years, but it didn’t take long for the Night Hawks’ head coach to see his potential. “With Colbey, from the time he started, I knew there was something special with him,” Burwick said. “He had - he has - a desire to be the best and a work ethic to go along with it. I knew that right out the gate when he was a seventh-grader.” Steeke, ranked as the No. 1 220-pound wrestler in Class B, has lost just two matches all season - both by a single point, and both to out-of-state opponents. Police Blotter: Costly burglary theft from garage reported [[{"type":"media","view_mode":"media_preview","fid":"2327938","attributes":{"alt":"","class":"media-image","height":"180","title":"","typeof":"foaf:Image","width":"180"}}]]A man reported Friday morning from the 1100 block of Donna Lane that he discovered footprints leading away from his garage door, which had been opened. A propane heater, a fuel meter and a Snap-On tool were all reported missing, with a combined value of around $4,600. There are no suspects.Here’s some of our top stories from Wednesday’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. Dickinson summer street festival changes name, leadership Dickinson’s summer concert series is getting rebranded. The downtown street festival formerly known as Alive @ 5 has a new name -- First on First, Dickinson Summer Nights -- and a fresh organizational staff featuring local entertainment organizer Brock White as event director and master of ceremonies, and Tracy Tooz and Mike Odegaard, who are both of Tooz Construction Inc. and have concert production experience, acting as booking agents. White said First on First will remain a production of the Dickinson Odd Fellows Lodge, of which all three organizers are members. City funds $38 million for engineering projects in budget reforecast The city of Dickinson is moving forward with $38 million in funded capital improvement projects following a reforecast of this year’s budget. City Engineer Craig Kubas presented the budget information and project updates Monday night at the regular meeting of the City Commission and said the two largest projects of the 29 total were the State Avenue overpass and the truck bypass route north of Exit 56 on Interstate 94 -- both largely undertaken by the North Dakota Department of Transportation. ND considers new oil, gas rules, Regulations aim to reduce spills [[{"type":"media","view_mode":"media_preview","fid":"2327946","attributes":{"alt":"","class":"media-image","height":"180","title":"","typeof":"foaf:Image","width":"180"}}]]North Dakota is considering new oil and gas rules aimed at regulating pipelines and reducing spills, but the proposals would cost the industry money to implement at a time when margins are slim. The North Dakota Industrial Commission approved the framework for proposed rule changes Tuesday and will soon accept comment from the public, including a series of hearings planned for western North Dakota. Some rule changes -- including a set of new regulations for gathering pipelines -- were prompted by legislative action after high-profile pipeline spills. Survey: Most out-of-state oil workers not interested in moving to ND [[{"type":"media","view_mode":"media_preview","fid":"2327943","attributes":{"alt":"","class":"media-image","height":"180","title":"","typeof":"foaf:Image","width":"180"}}]]More than 80 percent of nonresidents working in North Dakota’s oil and gas industry don’t want to put down roots in the state, while those who want to relocate see housing costs as a major barrier, researchers found in a survey released Tuesday. Results of the survey by North Dakota State University researchers Nancy Hodur and Dean Bangsund were presented Tuesday to a few hundred real estate agents, lenders, property developers, city officials and others at the state Housing Finance Agency’s annual conference in Bismarck. Hettinger-Scranton senior Steeke hungry for state championship
Randy Burwick’s initial instincts did not betray him. Hettinger-Scranton senior wrestler Colbey Steeke has been coached by Burwick for six years, but it didn’t take long for the Night Hawks’ head coach to see his potential. “With Colbey, from the time he started, I knew there was something special with him,” Burwick said. “He had - he has - a desire to be the best and a work ethic to go along with it. I knew that right out the gate when he was a seventh-grader.” Steeke, ranked as the No. 1 220-pound wrestler in Class B, has lost just two matches all season - both by a single point, and both to out-of-state opponents. Police Blotter: Costly burglary theft from garage reported [[{"type":"media","view_mode":"media_preview","fid":"2327938","attributes":{"alt":"","class":"media-image","height":"180","title":"","typeof":"foaf:Image","width":"180"}}]]A man reported Friday morning from the 1100 block of Donna Lane that he discovered footprints leading away from his garage door, which had been opened. A propane heater, a fuel meter and a Snap-On tool were all reported missing, with a combined value of around $4,600. There are no suspects.Here’s some of our top stories from Wednesday’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. Dickinson summer street festival changes name, leadership Dickinson’s summer concert series is getting rebranded. The downtown street festival formerly known as Alive @ 5 has a new name -- First on First, Dickinson Summer Nights -- and a fresh organizational staff featuring local entertainment organizer Brock White as event director and master of ceremonies, and Tracy Tooz and Mike Odegaard, who are both of Tooz Construction Inc. and have concert production experience, acting as booking agents. White said First on First will remain a production of the Dickinson Odd Fellows Lodge, of which all three organizers are members. City funds $38 million for engineering projects in budget reforecast The city of Dickinson is moving forward with $38 million in funded capital improvement projects following a reforecast of this year’s budget. City Engineer Craig Kubas presented the budget information and project updates Monday night at the regular meeting of the City Commission and said the two largest projects of the 29 total were the State Avenue overpass and the truck bypass route north of Exit 56 on Interstate 94 -- both largely undertaken by the North Dakota Department of Transportation. ND considers new oil, gas rules, Regulations aim to reduce spills [[{"type":"media","view_mode":"media_preview","fid":"2327946","attributes":{"alt":"","class":"media-image","height":"180","title":"","typeof":"foaf:Image","width":"180"}}]]North Dakota is considering new oil and gas rules aimed at regulating pipelines and reducing spills, but the proposals would cost the industry money to implement at a time when margins are slim. The North Dakota Industrial Commission approved the framework for proposed rule changes Tuesday and will soon accept comment from the public, including a series of hearings planned for western North Dakota. Some rule changes -- including a set of new regulations for gathering pipelines -- were prompted by legislative action after high-profile pipeline spills. Survey: Most out-of-state oil workers not interested in moving to ND [[{"type":"media","view_mode":"media_preview","fid":"2327943","attributes":{"alt":"","class":"media-image","height":"180","title":"","typeof":"foaf:Image","width":"180"}}]]More than 80 percent of nonresidents working in North Dakota’s oil and gas industry don’t want to put down roots in the state, while those who want to relocate see housing costs as a major barrier, researchers found in a survey released Tuesday. Results of the survey by North Dakota State University researchers Nancy Hodur and Dean Bangsund were presented Tuesday to a few hundred real estate agents, lenders, property developers, city officials and others at the state Housing Finance Agency’s annual conference in Bismarck. Hettinger-Scranton senior Steeke hungry for state championship [[{"type":"media","view_mode":"media_preview","fid":"2327939","attributes":{"alt":"","class":"media-image","height":"180","title":"","typeof":"foaf:Image","width":"180"}}]]Randy Burwick’s initial instincts did not betray him. Hettinger-Scranton senior wrestler Colbey Steeke has been coached by Burwick for six years, but it didn’t take long for the Night Hawks’ head coach to see his potential. “With Colbey, from the time he started, I knew there was something special with him,” Burwick said. “He had - he has - a desire to be the best and a work ethic to go along with it. I knew that right out the gate when he was a seventh-grader.” Steeke, ranked as the No. 1 220-pound wrestler in Class B, has lost just two matches all season - both by a single point, and both to out-of-state opponents. Police Blotter: Costly burglary theft from garage reported
A man reported Friday morning from the 1100 block of Donna Lane that he discovered footprints leading away from his garage door, which had been opened. A propane heater, a fuel meter and a Snap-On tool were all reported missing, with a combined value of around $4,600. There are no suspects.Here’s some of our top stories from Wednesday’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.Dickinson summer street festival changes name, leadershipDickinson’s summer concert series is getting rebranded.The downtown street festival formerly known as Alive @ 5 has a new name -- First on First, Dickinson Summer Nights -- and a fresh organizational staff featuring local entertainment organizer Brock White as event director and master of ceremonies, and Tracy Tooz and Mike Odegaard, who are both of Tooz Construction Inc. and have concert production experience, acting as booking agents.White said First on First will remain a production of the Dickinson Odd Fellows Lodge, of which all three organizers are members.City funds $38 million for engineering projects in budget reforecastThe city of Dickinson is moving forward with $38 million in funded capital improvement projects following a reforecast of this year’s budget.City Engineer Craig Kubas presented the budget information and project updates Monday night at the regular meeting of the City Commission and said the two largest projects of the 29 total were the State Avenue overpass and the truck bypass route north of Exit 56 on Interstate 94 -- both largely undertaken by the North Dakota Department of Transportation.ND considers new oil, gas rules, Regulations aim to reduce spills
North Dakota is considering new oil and gas rules aimed at regulating pipelines and reducing spills, but the proposals would cost the industry money to implement at a time when margins are slim.The North Dakota Industrial Commission approved the framework for proposed rule changes Tuesday and will soon accept comment from the public, including a series of hearings planned for western North Dakota.Some rule changes -- including a set of new regulations for gathering pipelines -- were prompted by legislative action after high-profile pipeline spills.Survey: Most out-of-state oil workers not interested in moving to ND[[{"type":"media","view_mode":"media_preview","fid":"2327943","attributes":{"alt":"","class":"media-image","height":"180","title":"","typeof":"foaf:Image","width":"180"}}]]More than 80 percent of nonresidents working in North Dakota’s oil and gas industry don’t want to put down roots in the state, while those who want to relocate see housing costs as a major barrier, researchers found in a survey released Tuesday.Results of the survey by North Dakota State University researchers Nancy Hodur and Dean Bangsund were presented Tuesday to a few hundred real estate agents, lenders, property developers, city officials and others at the state Housing Finance Agency’s annual conference in Bismarck.Hettinger-Scranton senior Steeke hungry for state championship[[{"type":"media","view_mode":"media_preview","fid":"2327939","attributes":{"alt":"","class":"media-image","height":"180","title":"","typeof":"foaf:Image","width":"180"}}]]Randy Burwick’s initial instincts did not betray him. Hettinger-Scranton senior wrestler Colbey Steeke has been coached by Burwick for six years, but it didn’t take long for the Night Hawks’ head coach to see his potential.“With Colbey, from the time he started, I knew there was something special with him,” Burwick said. “He had - he has - a desire to be the best and a work ethic to go along with it. I knew that right out the gate when he was a seventh-grader.”Steeke, ranked as the No. 1 220-pound wrestler in Class B, has lost just two matches all season - both by a single point, and both to out-of-state opponents.Police Blotter: Costly burglary theft from garage reported[[{"type":"media","view_mode":"media_preview","fid":"2327938","attributes":{"alt":"","class":"media-image","height":"180","title":"","typeof":"foaf:Image","width":"180"}}]]A man reported Friday morning from the 1100 block of Donna Lane that he discovered footprints leading away from his garage door, which had been opened. A propane heater, a fuel meter and a Snap-On tool were all reported missing, with a combined value of around $4,600. There are no suspects.Here’s some of our top stories from Wednesday’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.Dickinson summer street festival changes name, leadershipDickinson’s summer concert series is getting rebranded.The downtown street festival formerly known as Alive @ 5 has a new name -- First on First, Dickinson Summer Nights -- and a fresh organizational staff featuring local entertainment organizer Brock White as event director and master of ceremonies, and Tracy Tooz and Mike Odegaard, who are both of Tooz Construction Inc. and have concert production experience, acting as booking agents.White said First on First will remain a production of the Dickinson Odd Fellows Lodge, of which all three organizers are members.City funds $38 million for engineering projects in budget reforecastThe city of Dickinson is moving forward with $38 million in funded capital improvement projects following a reforecast of this year’s budget.City Engineer Craig Kubas presented the budget information and project updates Monday night at the regular meeting of the City Commission and said the two largest projects of the 29 total were the State Avenue overpass and the truck bypass route north of Exit 56 on Interstate 94 -- both largely undertaken by the North Dakota Department of Transportation.ND considers new oil, gas rules, Regulations aim to reduce spills[[{"type":"media","view_mode":"media_preview","fid":"2327946","attributes":{"alt":"","class":"media-image","height":"180","title":"","typeof":"foaf:Image","width":"180"}}]]North Dakota is considering new oil and gas rules aimed at regulating pipelines and reducing spills, but the proposals would cost the industry money to implement at a time when margins are slim.The North Dakota Industrial Commission approved the framework for proposed rule changes Tuesday and will soon accept comment from the public, including a series of hearings planned for western North Dakota.Some rule changes -- including a set of new regulations for gathering pipelines -- were prompted by legislative action after high-profile pipeline spills.Survey: Most out-of-state oil workers not interested in moving to ND
More than 80 percent of nonresidents working in North Dakota’s oil and gas industry don’t want to put down roots in the state, while those who want to relocate see housing costs as a major barrier, researchers found in a survey released Tuesday.Results of the survey by North Dakota State University researchers Nancy Hodur and Dean Bangsund were presented Tuesday to a few hundred real estate agents, lenders, property developers, city officials and others at the state Housing Finance Agency’s annual conference in Bismarck.Hettinger-Scranton senior Steeke hungry for state championship[[{"type":"media","view_mode":"media_preview","fid":"2327939","attributes":{"alt":"","class":"media-image","height":"180","title":"","typeof":"foaf:Image","width":"180"}}]]Randy Burwick’s initial instincts did not betray him. Hettinger-Scranton senior wrestler Colbey Steeke has been coached by Burwick for six years, but it didn’t take long for the Night Hawks’ head coach to see his potential.“With Colbey, from the time he started, I knew there was something special with him,” Burwick said. “He had - he has - a desire to be the best and a work ethic to go along with it. I knew that right out the gate when he was a seventh-grader.”Steeke, ranked as the No. 1 220-pound wrestler in Class B, has lost just two matches all season - both by a single point, and both to out-of-state opponents.Police Blotter: Costly burglary theft from garage reported[[{"type":"media","view_mode":"media_preview","fid":"2327938","attributes":{"alt":"","class":"media-image","height":"180","title":"","typeof":"foaf:Image","width":"180"}}]]A man reported Friday morning from the 1100 block of Donna Lane that he discovered footprints leading away from his garage door, which had been opened. A propane heater, a fuel meter and a Snap-On tool were all reported missing, with a combined value of around $4,600. There are no suspects.Here’s some of our top stories from Wednesday’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.Dickinson summer street festival changes name, leadershipDickinson’s summer concert series is getting rebranded.The downtown street festival formerly known as Alive @ 5 has a new name -- First on First, Dickinson Summer Nights -- and a fresh organizational staff featuring local entertainment organizer Brock White as event director and master of ceremonies, and Tracy Tooz and Mike Odegaard, who are both of Tooz Construction Inc. and have concert production experience, acting as booking agents.White said First on First will remain a production of the Dickinson Odd Fellows Lodge, of which all three organizers are members.City funds $38 million for engineering projects in budget reforecastThe city of Dickinson is moving forward with $38 million in funded capital improvement projects following a reforecast of this year’s budget.City Engineer Craig Kubas presented the budget information and project updates Monday night at the regular meeting of the City Commission and said the two largest projects of the 29 total were the State Avenue overpass and the truck bypass route north of Exit 56 on Interstate 94 -- both largely undertaken by the North Dakota Department of Transportation.ND considers new oil, gas rules, Regulations aim to reduce spills[[{"type":"media","view_mode":"media_preview","fid":"2327946","attributes":{"alt":"","class":"media-image","height":"180","title":"","typeof":"foaf:Image","width":"180"}}]]North Dakota is considering new oil and gas rules aimed at regulating pipelines and reducing spills, but the proposals would cost the industry money to implement at a time when margins are slim.The North Dakota Industrial Commission approved the framework for proposed rule changes Tuesday and will soon accept comment from the public, including a series of hearings planned for western North Dakota.Some rule changes -- including a set of new regulations for gathering pipelines -- were prompted by legislative action after high-profile pipeline spills.Survey: Most out-of-state oil workers not interested in moving to ND[[{"type":"media","view_mode":"media_preview","fid":"2327943","attributes":{"alt":"","class":"media-image","height":"180","title":"","typeof":"foaf:Image","width":"180"}}]]More than 80 percent of nonresidents working in North Dakota’s oil and gas industry don’t want to put down roots in the state, while those who want to relocate see housing costs as a major barrier, researchers found in a survey released Tuesday.Results of the survey by North Dakota State University researchers Nancy Hodur and Dean Bangsund were presented Tuesday to a few hundred real estate agents, lenders, property developers, city officials and others at the state Housing Finance Agency’s annual conference in Bismarck.Hettinger-Scranton senior Steeke hungry for state championship
Randy Burwick’s initial instincts did not betray him. Hettinger-Scranton senior wrestler Colbey Steeke has been coached by Burwick for six years, but it didn’t take long for the Night Hawks’ head coach to see his potential.“With Colbey, from the time he started, I knew there was something special with him,” Burwick said. “He had - he has - a desire to be the best and a work ethic to go along with it. I knew that right out the gate when he was a seventh-grader.”Steeke, ranked as the No. 1 220-pound wrestler in Class B, has lost just two matches all season - both by a single point, and both to out-of-state opponents.Police Blotter: Costly burglary theft from garage reported[[{"type":"media","view_mode":"media_preview","fid":"2327938","attributes":{"alt":"","class":"media-image","height":"180","title":"","typeof":"foaf:Image","width":"180"}}]]A man reported Friday morning from the 1100 block of Donna Lane that he discovered footprints leading away from his garage door, which had been opened. A propane heater, a fuel meter and a Snap-On tool were all reported missing, with a combined value of around $4,600. There are no suspects.Here’s some of our top stories from Wednesday’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.Dickinson summer street festival changes name, leadershipDickinson’s summer concert series is getting rebranded.The downtown street festival formerly known as Alive @ 5 has a new name -- First on First, Dickinson Summer Nights -- and a fresh organizational staff featuring local entertainment organizer Brock White as event director and master of ceremonies, and Tracy Tooz and Mike Odegaard, who are both of Tooz Construction Inc. and have concert production experience, acting as booking agents.White said First on First will remain a production of the Dickinson Odd Fellows Lodge, of which all three organizers are members.City funds $38 million for engineering projects in budget reforecastThe city of Dickinson is moving forward with $38 million in funded capital improvement projects following a reforecast of this year’s budget.City Engineer Craig Kubas presented the budget information and project updates Monday night at the regular meeting of the City Commission and said the two largest projects of the 29 total were the State Avenue overpass and the truck bypass route north of Exit 56 on Interstate 94 -- both largely undertaken by the North Dakota Department of Transportation.ND considers new oil, gas rules, Regulations aim to reduce spills[[{"type":"media","view_mode":"media_preview","fid":"2327946","attributes":{"alt":"","class":"media-image","height":"180","title":"","typeof":"foaf:Image","width":"180"}}]]North Dakota is considering new oil and gas rules aimed at regulating pipelines and reducing spills, but the proposals would cost the industry money to implement at a time when margins are slim.The North Dakota Industrial Commission approved the framework for proposed rule changes Tuesday and will soon accept comment from the public, including a series of hearings planned for western North Dakota.Some rule changes -- including a set of new regulations for gathering pipelines -- were prompted by legislative action after high-profile pipeline spills.Survey: Most out-of-state oil workers not interested in moving to ND[[{"type":"media","view_mode":"media_preview","fid":"2327943","attributes":{"alt":"","class":"media-image","height":"180","title":"","typeof":"foaf:Image","width":"180"}}]]More than 80 percent of nonresidents working in North Dakota’s oil and gas industry don’t want to put down roots in the state, while those who want to relocate see housing costs as a major barrier, researchers found in a survey released Tuesday.Results of the survey by North Dakota State University researchers Nancy Hodur and Dean Bangsund were presented Tuesday to a few hundred real estate agents, lenders, property developers, city officials and others at the state Housing Finance Agency’s annual conference in Bismarck.Hettinger-Scranton senior Steeke hungry for state championship[[{"type":"media","view_mode":"media_preview","fid":"2327939","attributes":{"alt":"","class":"media-image","height":"180","title":"","typeof":"foaf:Image","width":"180"}}]]Randy Burwick’s initial instincts did not betray him. Hettinger-Scranton senior wrestler Colbey Steeke has been coached by Burwick for six years, but it didn’t take long for the Night Hawks’ head coach to see his potential.“With Colbey, from the time he started, I knew there was something special with him,” Burwick said. “He had - he has - a desire to be the best and a work ethic to go along with it. I knew that right out the gate when he was a seventh-grader.”Steeke, ranked as the No. 1 220-pound wrestler in Class B, has lost just two matches all season - both by a single point, and both to out-of-state opponents.Police Blotter: Costly burglary theft from garage reported
A man reported Friday morning from the 1100 block of Donna Lane that he discovered footprints leading away from his garage door, which had been opened. A propane heater, a fuel meter and a Snap-On tool were all reported missing, with a combined value of around $4,600. There are no suspects.

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