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Agents: Grand Forks pharmacist stole, peddled pain pills
A former pharmacist is accused of stealing more than 2,000 painkiller pills from the Grand Forks drug store he managed and peddling them to others.
Saturday, April, 05, 2014 - Grand Forks Herald - News

Perham officials fear dangerous results from never-ending rail traffic
PERHAM, MN -– Every day, as many as 10 oil trains a day leave North Dakota and six to eight travel through Minnesota. They pass through places like Perham, a town of 3,000 about 65 miles southeast of the Fargo-Moorhead area, in the heart of lakes country.
Tuesday, April, 01, 2014 - Dan Gunderson, MPR News 90.3 FM, INFORUM - First News

Sanford oilfield health care: 'We'll come to you'
DICKINSON, ND -– With some Oil Patch workers finding trouble receiving health care services because of various obstacles, Sanford Health may have discovered a solution.
Monday, March, 31, 2014 - Bryan Horwath, Forum News Service - First News

Another Enbridge pipeline proposed
DULUTH -- Enbridge Energy said Tuesday it plans to build yet another new oil pipeline through Minnesota, on top of two expansion projects already in the works.
Wednesday, March, 05, 2014 - Duluth News Tribune - News

Turtle Mountain officials will present casino proposal in Grand Forks and on their reservation
Representatives of the Turtle Mountain Band of Chippewa will be back in Grand Forks Tuesday to discuss the possibility of a casino here with the City Council.
Tuesday, February, 18, 2014 - Grand Forks Herald - News

Keystone pipeline will not affect Canada oil sands growth
WASHINGTON - The proposed Keystone XL oil pipeline is unlikely to increase the pace of Canadian oil sands development, a U.S. State Department study said on Friday, raising pressure on President Barack Obama to approve a project environmentalists see as a major climate change problem.
Friday, January, 31, 2014 - Reuters - News

Legislators, business leaders talk worker shortage in Grand Forks meeting
Area business leaders and legislators are looking to higher education institutions to help solve a worker shortage here and across North Dakota.
Wednesday, December, 04, 2013 - Grand Forks Herald - News

Canadian gets 20 months for gun smuggling
Two men who pleaded guilty to smuggling guns to Canada after being arrested in Grand Forks were sentenced last month to federal prison. But his stepmother said undercover Mounties posing as Hell’s Angels intimidated Shawn Hartnell for months to do a gun deal.
Tuesday, November, 05, 2013 - Grand Forks Herald - News

Fishing buddies hold walleye feed at Northlands Rescue Mission in Grand Forks to honor friend
Shortly before he passed away, avid angler Guy Timmer was working to bring a walleye fish fry to the Northlands Rescue Mission in Grand Forks. “He was being nice, giving back. It was one of the things he was good at,” said his fishing buddy Mark Judovsky.
Tuesday, October, 29, 2013 - Grand Forks Herald - News

NDSU researchers to study oil field workers
BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) — Two North Dakota State University researchers who have predicted that an influx of oil field workers will continue to boost the state's population now want to know more about those workers.
Thursday, September, 26, 2013 - Associated Press - News

N.D. airports have busiest August ever
BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) — Business continues to boom at the eight large airports in North Dakota, and the state Aeronautics Commission is looking for Federal Aviation Administration help with projects to keep up with the increasing pace of plane boardings.
Thursday, September, 19, 2013 - Associated Press - News

Mount Rushmore tourism blunder strikes again
Remember last week when this AAA vacation mailer went out, informing thousands of people up and down the east coast that they can come see the famous faces of Mount Rushmore in North Dakota? Well, it happened again.
Thursday, July, 18, 2013 - WDAZ - News

Person injured in house blast in northwestern ND
North Dakota's state fire marshal is investigating a house explosion west of Williston that left a Montana man hospitalized with burns.
Wednesday, July, 10, 2013 - Associated Press - News

Fertilizer facility to bring 100 jobs to Grand Forks, take advantage of oil patch nitrogen
Governor Jack Dalrymple along with city leaders Thursday announced plans to build a $1.5 billion nitrogen fertilizer plant. This new project will bring more than 100 jobs to the area and will likely establish a link to the oil efforts in the western part of the state.
Thursday, May, 09, 2013 - WDAZ - News

ND workers' comp handling more out-of-state claims
The boom in the western North Dakota oil patch has led to a workload increase for the state's workers' compensation agency.
Thursday, April, 25, 2013 - Associated Press - News

Oil boom comes to UND
A particularly young UND program is booming just like the Bakken oil fields in western North Dakota. The Petroleum Engineering Department began just three years ago, with only four students. That number has grown exponentially and now faculty is worried for what's next.
Thursday, April, 25, 2013 - WDAZ - News

OSHA cites ND energy company for safety violations
The U.S. Department of Labor's Occupational Safety and Health Administration has cited a Minot company with safety violations following the death of an oil field worker.
Wednesday, April, 24, 2013 - Associated Press - News

ND power plant operator might take oil field waste
Great River Energy is holding meetings this week with area residents about a possible state permit application to handle up to 300,000 tons of oil field waste annually.
Thursday, April, 18, 2013 - Associated Press - News