FBI Investigating New Town Death

NEW TOWN, N.D. – The Federal Bureau of Investigation is investigating a death that occurred in New Town, but authorities are releasing few details. The FBI was notified Monday evening of the death of a male, said FBI spokesman Kyle Loven. The FBI and Bureau of Indian Affairs are investigating, but are unable to provide…
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OSHA Investigates 3 Workplace Deaths In Northwest North Dakota

BISMARCK — The Occupational Safety and Health Administration is investigating three possible workplace deaths that resulted from two unrelated incidents in northwest North Dakota. Watford City police reported to OSHA on Monday that an employee of Power Fuels died on Friday, possibly as a result of cleaning the inside of a tank, said Eric Brooks,…
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Faces Of The Boom: Dickinson Woman Proud To Return To N.D. Oil Industry

NEW TOWN, N.D. — Erin Wanner grew up in a family that owned an oil service company, but she never thought about the industry as a career option for herself. That all changed after the Dickinson native earned a master’s degree in business and the best job she could find was managing a Walgreens. “That…
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Tour Helps Teachers Apply Lessons On Oil

NEW TOWN, N.D. – The next time Rita West’s math students ask how they will ever use geometry, she’ll have a real-world answer from North Dakota’s Oil Patch. The teacher from Red River High School in Grand Forks and about 40 other teachers from around the state are attending a North Dakota Petroleum Council training…
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Oil Companies Continue Pick Up The Patch Campaign

TIOGA, N.D. — Volunteers from oil and gas companies will clean up litter from roadways in Tioga today, continuing the North Dakota Petroleum Council’s Pick Up the Patch initiative that has already involved 500 employees this spring. Dozens of energy companies have helped pick up more than 900 bags of trash and clean 20 miles…
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