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Press Pass: Whiting CEO believes in the Bakken, Police training begins at DSU, Johner leaves an impact on Midgets softball on the mound and at the plate

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Here’s some of our top stories from Thursday’s edition. It’s your Press Pass to some of the best stories we bring you every day. Want your Press Pass fast? Sign up for our email alerts. Whiting CEO: We believe in the Bakken
The chief executive of North Dakota's largest oil producer said Wednesday that his company is still making big money on Bakken and Three Forks wells despite the industry's economic downturn. Whiting Petroleum Corp. President and CEO Jim Volker said during the second day of the Williston Basin Petroleum Conference that he foresees a gradual upturn for the state's oil industry as crude prices steadily creep upward and more drilled but uncompleted wells are slowly brought into production. Police training brings people from across the nation to DSU for ten weeks [[{"type":"media","view_mode":"media_preview","fid":"2557288","attributes":{"alt":"","class":"media-image","height":"180","title":"","width":"180"}}]]Dickinson State University’s school year may be over, but 23 law enforcement officers are just beginning their education at the campus. The Dickinson Police Department is hosting the Northwestern University School of Police Staff and Command 10-week training at DSU. The training is designed for mid- and upper-level management law enforcement personnel. Dickinson Police Sgt. Nick Gates said the training has been two years in the making. Company has 11 spills in Oil Patch already this year A Denbury Resources saltwater spill near Marmarth last week was the 11th for the company this year as it continues to deal with enforcement actions for previous pollution incidents. The company is under a notice of violation with the North Dakota Department of Health for water pollution in four spills in 2014. Unless it impacts water, it’s unlikely enforcement action will be taken for last week’s spill of 2,500 barrels of produced saltwater and 400 barrels of oil. Hopes high for substance in Trump’s speech at oil conference [[{"type":"media","view_mode":"media_preview","fid":"2557287","attributes":{"alt":"","class":"media-image","height":"180","title":"","width":"180"}}]]With the region’s premieroil industry conference as his backdrop, hopes are high that presidential candidate Donald Trump will offer some substance on his energy policies when he delivers his highly anticipated speech here Thursday.   The Republican presumptive nominee is scheduled to speak to more than 7,000 people at about 1 p.m. at the Bismarck Event Center, capping off the three-day Williston Basin Petroleum Conference. About 2,650 people had registered for the conference as of Wednesday morning, and another 4,500 tickets have been sold to the public, North Dakota Petroleum Council spokeswoman Tessa Sandstrom said. Jahner leaving impact on Midgets softball from circle, at the plate [[{"type":"media","view_mode":"media_preview","fid":"2557286","attributes":{"alt":"","class":"media-image","height":"180","title":"","width":"180"}}]]There are plenty of mechanics and finer details that make a pitcher and batter successful, but focus is one common string between the two. And all that Madi Jahner is focused on is her last softball season in a Dickinson High uniform. The Midgets senior is aiming to conclude her final season with a championship in the West Region Tournament in Minot. Top-seeded Dickinson (28-3, 23-3 West Region) starts with the winner of No. 8 Mandan and No. 9 Turtle Mountain at 1 p.m. on Friday.Here’s some of our top stories from Thursday’s edition. It’s your Press Pass to some of the best stories we bring you every day. Want your Press Pass fast? Sign up for our email alerts. Whiting CEO: We believe in the Bakken [[{"type":"media","view_mode":"media_preview","fid":"2557289","attributes":{"alt":"","class":"media-image","height":"180","title":"","width":"180"}}]]The chief executive of North Dakota's largest oil producer said Wednesday that his company is still making big money on Bakken and Three Forks wells despite the industry's economic downturn. Whiting Petroleum Corp. President and CEO Jim Volker said during the second day of the Williston Basin Petroleum Conference that he foresees a gradual upturn for the state's oil industry as crude prices steadily creep upward and more drilled but uncompleted wells are slowly brought into production. Police training brings people from across the nation to DSU for ten weeks
Dickinson State University’s school year may be over, but 23 law enforcement officers are just beginning their education at the campus. The Dickinson Police Department is hosting the Northwestern University School of Police Staff and Command 10-week training at DSU. The training is designed for mid- and upper-level management law enforcement personnel. Dickinson Police Sgt. Nick Gates said the training has been two years in the making. Company has 11 spills in Oil Patch already this year A Denbury Resources saltwater spill near Marmarth last week was the 11th for the company this year as it continues to deal with enforcement actions for previous pollution incidents. The company is under a notice of violation with the North Dakota Department of Health for water pollution in four spills in 2014. Unless it impacts water, it’s unlikely enforcement action will be taken for last week’s spill of 2,500 barrels of produced saltwater and 400 barrels of oil. Hopes high for substance in Trump’s speech at oil conference [[{"type":"media","view_mode":"media_preview","fid":"2557287","attributes":{"alt":"","class":"media-image","height":"180","title":"","width":"180"}}]]With the region’s premieroil industry conference as his backdrop, hopes are high that presidential candidate Donald Trump will offer some substance on his energy policies when he delivers his highly anticipated speech here Thursday.   The Republican presumptive nominee is scheduled to speak to more than 7,000 people at about 1 p.m. at the Bismarck Event Center, capping off the three-day Williston Basin Petroleum Conference. About 2,650 people had registered for the conference as of Wednesday morning, and another 4,500 tickets have been sold to the public, North Dakota Petroleum Council spokeswoman Tessa Sandstrom said. Jahner leaving impact on Midgets softball from circle, at the plate [[{"type":"media","view_mode":"media_preview","fid":"2557286","attributes":{"alt":"","class":"media-image","height":"180","title":"","width":"180"}}]]There are plenty of mechanics and finer details that make a pitcher and batter successful, but focus is one common string between the two. And all that Madi Jahner is focused on is her last softball season in a Dickinson High uniform. The Midgets senior is aiming to conclude her final season with a championship in the West Region Tournament in Minot. Top-seeded Dickinson (28-3, 23-3 West Region) starts with the winner of No. 8 Mandan and No. 9 Turtle Mountain at 1 p.m. on Friday.Here’s some of our top stories from Thursday’s edition. It’s your Press Pass to some of the best stories we bring you every day. Want your Press Pass fast? Sign up for our email alerts. Whiting CEO: We believe in the Bakken [[{"type":"media","view_mode":"media_preview","fid":"2557289","attributes":{"alt":"","class":"media-image","height":"180","title":"","width":"180"}}]]The chief executive of North Dakota's largest oil producer said Wednesday that his company is still making big money on Bakken and Three Forks wells despite the industry's economic downturn. Whiting Petroleum Corp. President and CEO Jim Volker said during the second day of the Williston Basin Petroleum Conference that he foresees a gradual upturn for the state's oil industry as crude prices steadily creep upward and more drilled but uncompleted wells are slowly brought into production. Police training brings people from across the nation to DSU for ten weeks [[{"type":"media","view_mode":"media_preview","fid":"2557288","attributes":{"alt":"","class":"media-image","height":"180","title":"","width":"180"}}]]Dickinson State University’s school year may be over, but 23 law enforcement officers are just beginning their education at the campus. The Dickinson Police Department is hosting the Northwestern University School of Police Staff and Command 10-week training at DSU. The training is designed for mid- and upper-level management law enforcement personnel. Dickinson Police Sgt. Nick Gates said the training has been two years in the making. Company has 11 spills in Oil Patch already this year A Denbury Resources saltwater spill near Marmarth last week was the 11th for the company this year as it continues to deal with enforcement actions for previous pollution incidents. The company is under a notice of violation with the North Dakota Department of Health for water pollution in four spills in 2014. Unless it impacts water, it’s unlikely enforcement action will be taken for last week’s spill of 2,500 barrels of produced saltwater and 400 barrels of oil. Hopes high for substance in Trump’s speech at oil conference
With the region’s premieroil industry conference as his backdrop, hopes are high that presidential candidate Donald Trump will offer some substance on his energy policies when he delivers his highly anticipated speech here Thursday.   The Republican presumptive nominee is scheduled to speak to more than 7,000 people at about 1 p.m. at the Bismarck Event Center, capping off the three-day Williston Basin Petroleum Conference. About 2,650 people had registered for the conference as of Wednesday morning, and another 4,500 tickets have been sold to the public, North Dakota Petroleum Council spokeswoman Tessa Sandstrom said. Jahner leaving impact on Midgets softball from circle, at the plate [[{"type":"media","view_mode":"media_preview","fid":"2557286","attributes":{"alt":"","class":"media-image","height":"180","title":"","width":"180"}}]]There are plenty of mechanics and finer details that make a pitcher and batter successful, but focus is one common string between the two. And all that Madi Jahner is focused on is her last softball season in a Dickinson High uniform. The Midgets senior is aiming to conclude her final season with a championship in the West Region Tournament in Minot. Top-seeded Dickinson (28-3, 23-3 West Region) starts with the winner of No. 8 Mandan and No. 9 Turtle Mountain at 1 p.m. on Friday.Here’s some of our top stories from Thursday’s edition. It’s your Press Pass to some of the best stories we bring you every day. Want your Press Pass fast? Sign up for our email alerts. Whiting CEO: We believe in the Bakken [[{"type":"media","view_mode":"media_preview","fid":"2557289","attributes":{"alt":"","class":"media-image","height":"180","title":"","width":"180"}}]]The chief executive of North Dakota's largest oil producer said Wednesday that his company is still making big money on Bakken and Three Forks wells despite the industry's economic downturn. Whiting Petroleum Corp. President and CEO Jim Volker said during the second day of the Williston Basin Petroleum Conference that he foresees a gradual upturn for the state's oil industry as crude prices steadily creep upward and more drilled but uncompleted wells are slowly brought into production. Police training brings people from across the nation to DSU for ten weeks [[{"type":"media","view_mode":"media_preview","fid":"2557288","attributes":{"alt":"","class":"media-image","height":"180","title":"","width":"180"}}]]Dickinson State University’s school year may be over, but 23 law enforcement officers are just beginning their education at the campus. The Dickinson Police Department is hosting the Northwestern University School of Police Staff and Command 10-week training at DSU. The training is designed for mid- and upper-level management law enforcement personnel. Dickinson Police Sgt. Nick Gates said the training has been two years in the making. Company has 11 spills in Oil Patch already this year A Denbury Resources saltwater spill near Marmarth last week was the 11th for the company this year as it continues to deal with enforcement actions for previous pollution incidents. The company is under a notice of violation with the North Dakota Department of Health for water pollution in four spills in 2014. Unless it impacts water, it’s unlikely enforcement action will be taken for last week’s spill of 2,500 barrels of produced saltwater and 400 barrels of oil. Hopes high for substance in Trump’s speech at oil conference [[{"type":"media","view_mode":"media_preview","fid":"2557287","attributes":{"alt":"","class":"media-image","height":"180","title":"","width":"180"}}]]With the region’s premieroil industry conference as his backdrop, hopes are high that presidential candidate Donald Trump will offer some substance on his energy policies when he delivers his highly anticipated speech here Thursday.   The Republican presumptive nominee is scheduled to speak to more than 7,000 people at about 1 p.m. at the Bismarck Event Center, capping off the three-day Williston Basin Petroleum Conference. About 2,650 people had registered for the conference as of Wednesday morning, and another 4,500 tickets have been sold to the public, North Dakota Petroleum Council spokeswoman Tessa Sandstrom said. Jahner leaving impact on Midgets softball from circle, at the plate
There are plenty of mechanics and finer details that make a pitcher and batter successful, but focus is one common string between the two. And all that Madi Jahner is focused on is her last softball season in a Dickinson High uniform. The Midgets senior is aiming to conclude her final season with a championship in the West Region Tournament in Minot. Top-seeded Dickinson (28-3, 23-3 West Region) starts with the winner of No. 8 Mandan and No. 9 Turtle Mountain at 1 p.m. on Friday.Here’s some of our top stories from Thursday’s edition. It’s your Press Pass to some of the best stories we bring you every day. Want your Press Pass fast? Sign up for our email alerts.Whiting CEO: We believe in the Bakken
The chief executive of North Dakota's largest oil producer said Wednesday that his company is still making big money on Bakken and Three Forks wells despite the industry's economic downturn.Whiting Petroleum Corp. President and CEO Jim Volker said during the second day of the Williston Basin Petroleum Conference that he foresees a gradual upturn for the state's oil industry as crude prices steadily creep upward and more drilled but uncompleted wells are slowly brought into production.Police training brings people from across the nation to DSU for ten weeks[[{"type":"media","view_mode":"media_preview","fid":"2557288","attributes":{"alt":"","class":"media-image","height":"180","title":"","width":"180"}}]]Dickinson State University’s school year may be over, but 23 law enforcement officers are just beginning their education at the campus. The Dickinson Police Department is hosting the Northwestern University School of Police Staff and Command 10-week training at DSU. The training is designed for mid- and upper-level management law enforcement personnel.Dickinson Police Sgt. Nick Gates said the training has been two years in the making. Company has 11 spills in Oil Patch already this yearA Denbury Resources saltwater spill near Marmarth last week was the 11th for the company this year as it continues to deal with enforcement actions for previous pollution incidents.The company is under a notice of violation with the North Dakota Department of Health for water pollution in four spills in 2014. Unless it impacts water, it’s unlikely enforcement action will be taken for last week’s spill of 2,500 barrels of produced saltwater and 400 barrels of oil.Hopes high for substance in Trump’s speech at oil conference[[{"type":"media","view_mode":"media_preview","fid":"2557287","attributes":{"alt":"","class":"media-image","height":"180","title":"","width":"180"}}]]With the region’s premieroil industry conference as his backdrop, hopes are high that presidential candidate Donald Trump will offer some substance on his energy policies when he delivers his highly anticipated speech here Thursday.  The Republican presumptive nominee is scheduled to speak to more than 7,000 people at about 1 p.m. at the Bismarck Event Center, capping off the three-day Williston Basin Petroleum Conference.About 2,650 people had registered for the conference as of Wednesday morning, and another 4,500 tickets have been sold to the public, North Dakota Petroleum Council spokeswoman Tessa Sandstrom said.Jahner leaving impact on Midgets softball from circle, at the plate[[{"type":"media","view_mode":"media_preview","fid":"2557286","attributes":{"alt":"","class":"media-image","height":"180","title":"","width":"180"}}]]There are plenty of mechanics and finer details that make a pitcher and batter successful, but focus is one common string between the two.And all that Madi Jahner is focused on is her last softball season in a Dickinson High uniform.The Midgets senior is aiming to conclude her final season with a championship in the West Region Tournament in Minot. Top-seeded Dickinson (28-3, 23-3 West Region) starts with the winner of No. 8 Mandan and No. 9 Turtle Mountain at 1 p.m. on Friday.Here’s some of our top stories from Thursday’s edition. It’s your Press Pass to some of the best stories we bring you every day. Want your Press Pass fast? Sign up for our email alerts.Whiting CEO: We believe in the Bakken[[{"type":"media","view_mode":"media_preview","fid":"2557289","attributes":{"alt":"","class":"media-image","height":"180","title":"","width":"180"}}]]The chief executive of North Dakota's largest oil producer said Wednesday that his company is still making big money on Bakken and Three Forks wells despite the industry's economic downturn.Whiting Petroleum Corp. President and CEO Jim Volker said during the second day of the Williston Basin Petroleum Conference that he foresees a gradual upturn for the state's oil industry as crude prices steadily creep upward and more drilled but uncompleted wells are slowly brought into production.Police training brings people from across the nation to DSU for ten weeks
Dickinson State University’s school year may be over, but 23 law enforcement officers are just beginning their education at the campus. The Dickinson Police Department is hosting the Northwestern University School of Police Staff and Command 10-week training at DSU. The training is designed for mid- and upper-level management law enforcement personnel.Dickinson Police Sgt. Nick Gates said the training has been two years in the making. Company has 11 spills in Oil Patch already this yearA Denbury Resources saltwater spill near Marmarth last week was the 11th for the company this year as it continues to deal with enforcement actions for previous pollution incidents.The company is under a notice of violation with the North Dakota Department of Health for water pollution in four spills in 2014. Unless it impacts water, it’s unlikely enforcement action will be taken for last week’s spill of 2,500 barrels of produced saltwater and 400 barrels of oil.Hopes high for substance in Trump’s speech at oil conference[[{"type":"media","view_mode":"media_preview","fid":"2557287","attributes":{"alt":"","class":"media-image","height":"180","title":"","width":"180"}}]]With the region’s premieroil industry conference as his backdrop, hopes are high that presidential candidate Donald Trump will offer some substance on his energy policies when he delivers his highly anticipated speech here Thursday.  The Republican presumptive nominee is scheduled to speak to more than 7,000 people at about 1 p.m. at the Bismarck Event Center, capping off the three-day Williston Basin Petroleum Conference.About 2,650 people had registered for the conference as of Wednesday morning, and another 4,500 tickets have been sold to the public, North Dakota Petroleum Council spokeswoman Tessa Sandstrom said.Jahner leaving impact on Midgets softball from circle, at the plate[[{"type":"media","view_mode":"media_preview","fid":"2557286","attributes":{"alt":"","class":"media-image","height":"180","title":"","width":"180"}}]]There are plenty of mechanics and finer details that make a pitcher and batter successful, but focus is one common string between the two.And all that Madi Jahner is focused on is her last softball season in a Dickinson High uniform.The Midgets senior is aiming to conclude her final season with a championship in the West Region Tournament in Minot. Top-seeded Dickinson (28-3, 23-3 West Region) starts with the winner of No. 8 Mandan and No. 9 Turtle Mountain at 1 p.m. on Friday.Here’s some of our top stories from Thursday’s edition. It’s your Press Pass to some of the best stories we bring you every day. Want your Press Pass fast? Sign up for our email alerts.Whiting CEO: We believe in the Bakken[[{"type":"media","view_mode":"media_preview","fid":"2557289","attributes":{"alt":"","class":"media-image","height":"180","title":"","width":"180"}}]]The chief executive of North Dakota's largest oil producer said Wednesday that his company is still making big money on Bakken and Three Forks wells despite the industry's economic downturn.Whiting Petroleum Corp. President and CEO Jim Volker said during the second day of the Williston Basin Petroleum Conference that he foresees a gradual upturn for the state's oil industry as crude prices steadily creep upward and more drilled but uncompleted wells are slowly brought into production.Police training brings people from across the nation to DSU for ten weeks[[{"type":"media","view_mode":"media_preview","fid":"2557288","attributes":{"alt":"","class":"media-image","height":"180","title":"","width":"180"}}]]Dickinson State University’s school year may be over, but 23 law enforcement officers are just beginning their education at the campus. The Dickinson Police Department is hosting the Northwestern University School of Police Staff and Command 10-week training at DSU. The training is designed for mid- and upper-level management law enforcement personnel.Dickinson Police Sgt. Nick Gates said the training has been two years in the making. Company has 11 spills in Oil Patch already this yearA Denbury Resources saltwater spill near Marmarth last week was the 11th for the company this year as it continues to deal with enforcement actions for previous pollution incidents.The company is under a notice of violation with the North Dakota Department of Health for water pollution in four spills in 2014. Unless it impacts water, it’s unlikely enforcement action will be taken for last week’s spill of 2,500 barrels of produced saltwater and 400 barrels of oil.Hopes high for substance in Trump’s speech at oil conference
With the region’s premieroil industry conference as his backdrop, hopes are high that presidential candidate Donald Trump will offer some substance on his energy policies when he delivers his highly anticipated speech here Thursday.  The Republican presumptive nominee is scheduled to speak to more than 7,000 people at about 1 p.m. at the Bismarck Event Center, capping off the three-day Williston Basin Petroleum Conference.About 2,650 people had registered for the conference as of Wednesday morning, and another 4,500 tickets have been sold to the public, North Dakota Petroleum Council spokeswoman Tessa Sandstrom said.Jahner leaving impact on Midgets softball from circle, at the plate[[{"type":"media","view_mode":"media_preview","fid":"2557286","attributes":{"alt":"","class":"media-image","height":"180","title":"","width":"180"}}]]There are plenty of mechanics and finer details that make a pitcher and batter successful, but focus is one common string between the two.And all that Madi Jahner is focused on is her last softball season in a Dickinson High uniform.The Midgets senior is aiming to conclude her final season with a championship in the West Region Tournament in Minot. Top-seeded Dickinson (28-3, 23-3 West Region) starts with the winner of No. 8 Mandan and No. 9 Turtle Mountain at 1 p.m. on Friday.Here’s some of our top stories from Thursday’s edition. It’s your Press Pass to some of the best stories we bring you every day. Want your Press Pass fast? Sign up for our email alerts.Whiting CEO: We believe in the Bakken[[{"type":"media","view_mode":"media_preview","fid":"2557289","attributes":{"alt":"","class":"media-image","height":"180","title":"","width":"180"}}]]The chief executive of North Dakota's largest oil producer said Wednesday that his company is still making big money on Bakken and Three Forks wells despite the industry's economic downturn.Whiting Petroleum Corp. President and CEO Jim Volker said during the second day of the Williston Basin Petroleum Conference that he foresees a gradual upturn for the state's oil industry as crude prices steadily creep upward and more drilled but uncompleted wells are slowly brought into production.Police training brings people from across the nation to DSU for ten weeks[[{"type":"media","view_mode":"media_preview","fid":"2557288","attributes":{"alt":"","class":"media-image","height":"180","title":"","width":"180"}}]]Dickinson State University’s school year may be over, but 23 law enforcement officers are just beginning their education at the campus. The Dickinson Police Department is hosting the Northwestern University School of Police Staff and Command 10-week training at DSU. The training is designed for mid- and upper-level management law enforcement personnel.Dickinson Police Sgt. Nick Gates said the training has been two years in the making. Company has 11 spills in Oil Patch already this yearA Denbury Resources saltwater spill near Marmarth last week was the 11th for the company this year as it continues to deal with enforcement actions for previous pollution incidents.The company is under a notice of violation with the North Dakota Department of Health for water pollution in four spills in 2014. Unless it impacts water, it’s unlikely enforcement action will be taken for last week’s spill of 2,500 barrels of produced saltwater and 400 barrels of oil.Hopes high for substance in Trump’s speech at oil conference[[{"type":"media","view_mode":"media_preview","fid":"2557287","attributes":{"alt":"","class":"media-image","height":"180","title":"","width":"180"}}]]With the region’s premieroil industry conference as his backdrop, hopes are high that presidential candidate Donald Trump will offer some substance on his energy policies when he delivers his highly anticipated speech here Thursday.  The Republican presumptive nominee is scheduled to speak to more than 7,000 people at about 1 p.m. at the Bismarck Event Center, capping off the three-day Williston Basin Petroleum Conference.About 2,650 people had registered for the conference as of Wednesday morning, and another 4,500 tickets have been sold to the public, North Dakota Petroleum Council spokeswoman Tessa Sandstrom said.Jahner leaving impact on Midgets softball from circle, at the plate
There are plenty of mechanics and finer details that make a pitcher and batter successful, but focus is one common string between the two.And all that Madi Jahner is focused on is her last softball season in a Dickinson High uniform.The Midgets senior is aiming to conclude her final season with a championship in the West Region Tournament in Minot. Top-seeded Dickinson (28-3, 23-3 West Region) starts with the winner of No. 8 Mandan and No. 9 Turtle Mountain at 1 p.m. on Friday.

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