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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

Giant harvests - Oil and ag compete for role of ND’s biggest industry
Is the oil industry now bigger than farming in North Dakota?
Friday, September, 20, 2013 - Grand Forks Herald - News

Domestic violence costs Grand Forks more
An increasing need for services and rising costs has the city of Grand Forks boosting funding for a local group working to reduce domestic violence.
Friday, September, 20, 2013 - Grand Forks Herald - 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

Washington man pleads guilty to human trafficking charge in N.D.
A Washington state man has pleaded guilty to attempted human trafficking in North Dakota.
Tuesday, September, 10, 2013 - Associated Press - News

Report: White supremacist trying to take over small N.D. town of Leith
A man wanted in Canada for hate crimes has been slowly buying up property in Leith, N.D., with plans to create a white nationalist community close to good-paying jobs in the Oil Patch.
Thursday, August, 22, 2013 - Grand Forks Herald - News

All 3 victims of fiery ND crash now identified
The North Dakota Highway Patrol has now identified all three victims of a fiery crash in the western North Dakota oil patch two months ago.
Friday, August, 16, 2013 - Associated Press - News

N.D. posts record 821,000 barrels of oil daily in June
North Dakota oil drillers continue to produce crude and natural gas at a record pace, the Department of Mineral Resources said Thursday.
Friday, August, 16, 2013 - Associated Press - News

ND oil patch city prepares for brief baseball boom
Williston is the host site for the 13-year-old Babe Ruth World Series. Pool play for the 10-team tournament is scheduled to begin Saturday.
Tuesday, August, 13, 2013 - Associated Press - News

Construction done on Watford City housing complex
Construction has wrapped up on a housing complex in Watford City for public service employees.
Wednesday, August, 07, 2013 - Associated Press - News

40 people still missing after tanker carrying oil from N.D. Oil Patch explodes over the weekend
Hazardous conditions hindered firefighters' attempts Monday to search for some 40 people still missing after a runaway oil tanker train exploded over the weekend, killing at least five people, officials said.
Monday, July, 08, 2013 - Associated Press - News

Western ND officials try to clear up tourism misconceptions
Tourism coordinators in Western North Dakota are teaming up and trying to eliminate a stigma some may have about the oil patch. The group is promoting family-friendly activities, like the Dakota Dinosaur Museum in Dickinson, Fort Union in Williston and Theodore Roosevelt National Park.
Tuesday, June, 11, 2013 - WDAZ - 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 Legislature approves $1.1 billion oil-impact measure
North Dakota's Senate has approved a bill that provides more than $1.1 billion to help oil patch communities and surrounding areas deal with rapid energy development.
Thursday, May, 02, 2013 - Associated Press - News

Man gets life term for killing 4 in North Dakota
A Somali national was sentenced to life in prison Tuesday for killing the mother of his child and three other people in North Dakota two years ago.
Tuesday, April, 30, 2013 - Associated Press - 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

Oil country funding restored
Pressure from oil country has led the Senate to change the bill that sends money to western North Dakota for oil impacts. They made drastic cuts to the bill a couple weeks ago, removing 400 million dollars. But today a large chunk of that money is restored.
Monday, April, 22, 2013 - KX News - News

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