STAFF BLOG OIL PATCH DISPATCH Tribe aims to cut high rate of flaring in half
NEW TOWN, N.D. Reducing natural gas flaring on the Fort Berthold Indian Reservation has more hurdles than the rest of the state, but a tribal task force says flaring can be cut in half within five ye... Posted on 4/25/14 at 12:02 AM
COMPASS POINTS Turtle River State Park gets 800 rainbow trout
I just got an email from Steve Crandall, manager of Turtle River State Park, saying the North Dakota Game and Fish Department this afternoon stocked about 800 rainbow trout into the Turtle River at th... Posted on 4/24/14 at 5:02 PM
PRAIRIE BUSINESS Filling up Fargo's startup cup
There are about three dozen 1 Million Cups programs throughout the country, but Fargos program has quickly become a standout. Since launching a couple of months ago, the gathering has already outgrown... Posted on 4/23/14 at 1:12 PM
PEACE GARDEN MAMA writing wednesdays: in the bowels of the ho-do
Just when you think you know your city, turns out there's so much more you don't know. And sometimes, it takes descending the bowels of some of the city's most interesting offerings to learn what the ... Posted on 4/23/14 at 12:01 AM
BISMARCK -– As a doctor who majored in chemistry, Lyle Best said he can’t help but wonder about the potential health effects of the plumes of flame and large clouds of black smoke that frequently belch from two oil well flares about 200 yards upwind of his house near Watford City.
BISMARCK -- North Dakota wildlife biologists are asking anglers for help in documenting lakes that may have experienced winter fish mortality. Game and Fish Department fisheries official Scott Gangl says some winterkill is expected every year, with the severity depending on winter weather conditions.
BISMARCK -– The Bank of North Dakota has a new DEAL for state residents struggling with student loan debt. The state-owned bank launched a new program Monday that will allow North Dakota residents who have lived in the state for six months or more to consolidate all of their student loans through the bank.
FARGO –- Federal prosecutors have increased allegations against farming brothers from Northwood, accusing them of adding chemicals to potato seeds to cut production in a crop insurance fraud case where they took in $2 million from fraudulent insurance claims since 2002 as well as federal disaster funds.
Kat Perkins continued to impress on “The Voice” during Monday night’s live performances. The Scranton, N.D., native who now lives in the Twin Cities sang “Magic Man” by the band Heart, drawing strong reviews from the coaches.
BOSTON -- For Kevin Carollo, running the 118th Boston Marathon today – his first – will have an extra emotional kick. The 45-year-old Fargo man says he was deeply affected as he watched coverage of the twin bombings last April that ripped into runners and spectators at the marathon’s finish line.
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