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Lawmaker seeks more Minnesota railroad oil safety oversight
By Don Davis Western North Dakota's oil boom puts Minnesota in a dangerous position, a key Minnesota lawmaker says, and the state should increase its rail oil safety oversight. Most of the highly vol...
3/6/14 at 9:11 AM Political notebook: Democrats express election concern 3/3/14 at 2:22 PM
Minnesota could face oil transportation disaster loss ‘on massive scale’ 2/27/14 at 4:33 PM
Proposed rules would track oilfield waste ‘cradle to grave’
BISMARCK State health officials are moving up their timeline on setting new rules for radioactive waste generated in the oilfield, prompted by recent stockpiling of waste and other illegal dumping in...
3/6/14 at 12:54 AM Williston truck bypass clears environmental hurdle 3/5/14 at 5:53 PM
QEP withdraws McKenzie County unit proposal; flaring exemption denied 3/3/14 at 3:00 PM
Recipe: Hot Chocolate -- the Real Thing, not the Powder
Those of us who grew up in the 1970s know that it was not an era of of high taste -- be it in food, fashion, or home decor. The latter brought us avocado green appliances and brown and orange plaid ...
3/4/14 at 12:50 PM Ocean Breeze 3/3/14 at 5:13 PM
Sunday Drive in the Wallowa Valley 2/24/14 at 6:18 PM
Bow Tie Pasta with Basil and Tomatoes - A Vegetarian Meal
Bow Tie Pasta with Basil and Tomatoes (Adapted from: The New Mayo Clinic Cookbook; Farfalle with Fresh Tomato Sauce) This recipe has become an easy favorite in our family as there is minimal prep and ...
2/21/14 at 8:47 AM Coconut Oil 2/6/14 at 10:35 AM
Vegetarian Broccoli Cheese Soup 5/5/13 at 3:29 PM
The North Dakota Hillbillies
I saw a map on Facebook from the Apartment Guide today that caused my head to do a 360 degree rotation. Yes, that's right - a full-on Linda Blair. And yes, there was some foaming at the mouth as well....
2/16/14 at 10:40 PM Extraordinary places... 1/22/14 at 10:54 PM
The promised land? 1/13/14 at 9:57 PM
Snow day/Spa day!
So my plan for the day changed slightly when school was cancelled, but we are making the most of it...the boys are playing policemen and hockey while I am playing mini spa day! I know that this is not...
1/22/14 at 1:49 PM Whole Wheat Pumpkin Bars 10/31/13 at 8:58 AM
Digital Oilfield Technology
There are many new technologies that contribute to the concept digital oilfield. From the use of 4-D seismic imaging to the data to desktop initiatives, digital technology has introduced production da...
12/3/13 at 4:23 PM Heart of an Ole' Timer Roughneck 11/4/13 at 8:52 AM
Scary Rigs or Halloween Stories? 10/26/13 at 5:46 PM
Mailloux Gallery Features Artwork of FPS Teacher of the Year
Please join Fargo Public Schools Teacher of the Year, North High Language Arts instructor, and artist David Midgarden for an artists reception and the official gallery show opening of his artwork on T...
11/18/13 at 4:45 PM
North Dakota Industrial Commission Oil & Gas Division hearing to be held at UND
Who: North Dakota Industrial Commission Oil & Gas Division What: Hearing--QEP Energy unitization application (see attachment) When: Wednesday, Nov. 13, 9 a.m. until concluded Where: University ...
11/8/13 at 10:24 AM Like father, like father, like son: UND alum and third-generation North Dakotan Joel Brown continues family legacy in oil industry 8/20/13 at 1:52 PM
N.D. State Board OKs new department at UND to help serve state’s growing need for petroleum engineers 1/19/12 at 4:08 PM
Winterize Your Outdoor Tools before Hibernation Season
A good craftsman takes care of his tools and makes sure they are properly stored for the colder months. We are now at that stage of limbo when fall comes one day and winter the next. Your ou...
11/8/13 at 10:22 AM
Our Camper Life: An Introduction
Two months ago I was living in a four bedroom house with chickens and gardens, working a full time job and taking care of my son, Will, while his daddy, Jacob, worked in the North Dakota oilfields. So...
7/10/13 at 8:16 AM Managing the Kids While Your Husband is Away 3/21/13 at 6:21 AM
So You're Moving to BoomTown, USA... Now What? 3/4/13 at 12:42 PM
Real Oilfield Wives and more new blogs!
It's been awhile since I've given you my recommendations for new blogs to check out here on Areavoices. But three new blogs have crossed my path and I felt compelled to share them. The first is calle...
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Meeting regarding Killdeer Mountain and State Trust lands
Anne Marguerite Coyle, a biological consultant and researcher for the N.D. Golden Eagle Project, sent out a news release Thursday encouraging conservation-minded people in western North Dakota to atte...
1/10/13 at 9:28 AM Online petition aims to bring awareness to the Badlands 3/29/12 at 9:21 AM
Land board withdraws sensitive lands from mineral lease auction 2/3/12 at 1:50 PM
On his final ride, Harold Ennis, 94, 'smiled all the way'
By Mike Brue On a pleasant August day this year, Harold Ennis got a good, long look at the miles of northwest North Dakota countrysidearound Tagus,the now-unincorporated North Dakotatown wher...
12/17/12 at 10:02 PM
Blue Cross Blue Shield of North Dakota welcomes two employees in Dickinson office
By Denise Pinkney Blue Cross Blue Shield of North Dakota is committed to providing local service to all of its members, whether they live in Wahpeton or Washburn. Thats why wed like to introduce you ...
8/31/12 at 12:03 PM