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McKenzie County power outage prompts officials to make cold weather plans
WATFORD CITY, N.D. A power outage in McKenzie County late Friday and early Saturday caused residents of 1,750 households to seek warmth as temperatures approached 20 below zero. The outage, which for...
12/7/13 at 3:05 PM Geologist’s film projects vision of nation’s energy switch 12/5/13 at 11:02 PM
N.D. spill website now live 12/4/13 at 7:55 PM
Living as a Christian in Uncertain Times
For someone who doesn't keep up on major affairs -- like the Superbowl (when is it, anyway?) or the latest little sparkly confection emaciated super-movie-starlets are, or are not, wearing, I keep r...
12/4/13 at 2:20 PM Recipe: Risotto Resztki (Leftovers) 12/3/13 at 3:31 PM
Hiking the Himalayas without Leaving My Chair 12/2/13 at 5:47 PM
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
2.3 million gallons in 22 months...
My reference point for a gallon is a milk jug. I imagine we go through somewhere close to 50 gallons of milk a year around here. Not really an awful lot a week, but it seems more substantial when I co...
11/18/13 at 9:45 AM Well now, that is concerning. 9/5/13 at 8:35 AM
A lesser of evils? 6/2/13 at 8:58 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
Whole Wheat Pumpkin Bars
These pumpkin bars are as delicious with whole wheat flour as they are when made with all purpose flour! There are not too many recipes that I can say that for, but this one is really true. Of course,...
10/31/13 at 8:58 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
Want to Know What the Frack is Going on?
What to learn more about fracturing (fracking)? Hydraulic fracturing or "fracking" is a process used to stimulate the production of oil and natural gas by forcing pressurized water and sand mixed wit...
6/21/13 at 10:16 AM
Vegetarian Broccoli Cheese Soup
I have a teensy tiny confession to make. I, um, miscalculated the amount of cheese needed for this recipe and ended up doubling what the recipe calls for. It was really oooey-gooey cheesy good though....
5/5/13 at 3:29 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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Sand mining debate fractures
By Don Davis Sand mined in southeastern Minnesota and western Wisconsin opens up cracks between rocks so oil and gas can be removed from the ground in places such as North Dakota. But mining the s...
2/19/13 at 5:17 PM
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