Dunn County Residents Submit Petition For Grand Jury To Investigate Gov. Dalrymple

WILLISTON, N.D. – Residents of Dunn County want a grand jury to decide if campaign contributions Gov. Jack Dalrymple accepted from the oil industry may be considered bribery. More than 170 residents signed a petition submitted today that could force the Dunn County District Court to convene a grand jury and consider whether Dalrymple should…
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UND Proposes Expanded Oil Degree In Williston

University of North Dakota President Robert Kelley’s state of the university address included some news for Williston. In case you missed it, this is the story from my Grand Forks Herald colleague Jennifer Johnson:   GRAND FORKS, N.D. – A branch of UND’s petroleum engineering program may go west as part of an effort to…
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Hoeven Names Former Valley City Administrator To Oil Patch Post

WILLISTON, N.D. – Sen. John Hoeven has added a full-time staff member in Williston to serve constituents of western North Dakota. Hoeven today named Jon Cameron, the former city administrator for Valley City, to be his western North Dakota field representative. Hoeven, who got to know Cameron well during the 2009 flood, said Cameron has…
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Bakken Investor Connection Scheduled For December

MINOT, N.D. – An event to connect real estate investors and developers interested in doing business in the Bakken is planned for Dec. 4-5 at the Sleep Inn in Minot. The Bakken Investor Connection will provide informational market updates and a forum to network and conduct business. The event is organized by DAWA Solutions Group,…
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Faces Of The Boom: Couple Saves 102-year-old North Dakota Schoolhouse

WILLISTON, N.D. – Mark and Mary Pettersen could have built a conventional home near Williston. But the Pettersens are not conventional. The Forest Lake, Minn., couple who moved to Williston about 1½ years ago to open a new location of their RV dealership fell in love with an abandoned schoolhouse they discovered while taking a…
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