THE NEW FORTY A commentary on a comment...
I try and publish all the comments submitted on my blog. Occasionally I will choose not to publish a comment, either because it adds nothing constructive to the discussion or is downright hateful or d... Posted on 2/18/13 at 8:58 AM
THE N.D. CAPITOL AND BEYOND VIDEO: Poverty in western North Dakota's oil country
BISMARCK--A few weeks ago, Jamestown Sun photographer John Steiner and I headed to Watford City to learn more about poverty in the Oil Patch.
There have been a lot of stories written about all of the... Posted on 8/14/11 at 9:45 AM
Oil boom props economy up as envy of other US states
WATFORD CITY, N.D. – If people anywhere in the nation should feel good about the economy, it’s those living in North Dakota, where an oil boom is creating so many jobs that even taco joints offer $15 an hour to attract employees.
The North Dakota Department of Transportation is seeking comments on an amendment to the 2011-14 State Transportation Improvement Program for inclusion of the following previously unpublished projects in 2011.
State projects include:
PSC approves $175M plant to be built near Watford City
BISMARCK – A new $175 million natural gas processing plant will help reduce the amount of gas that is burned off and wasted because of North Dakota’s rapidly rising oil production, state regulators said Friday.
Dale Wetzel, Associated Press
, November 20, 2010
MINOT, N.D. – Residents in north-central and northwestern North Dakota say state Highway 23 has gone from a farm-to-market road to one with heavy traffic from oil fields, a nearby casino, the Minot Air Force Base and recreation areas. Some find it scary.
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