Dakota Resource Council Plans Bakken Discussion

BISMARCK – Two ranchers and a member of the Three Affiliated Tribes will lead a panel discussion Saturday on oil development and what can be done to improve living and working conditions in the Bakken.

The discussion, part of the Dakota Resource Council’s annual meeting, is from 3:15 p.m. to 4:30 p.m. Saturday at the AmVets Club, 2402 Railroad Ave., Bismarck.

Speakers are Donny Nelson, a McKenzie County farmer and rancher, Brenda Jorgenson, a Mountrail County farmer and rancher, and Theodora Bird Bear, who lives and works on the Fort Berthold Reservation.

The theme of the Dakota Resource Council’s 35th annual meeting is “Build a Better Bakken.” For more information, call (701) 224-8587.