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News: Deer Licenses are Gone

The 48,000 deer gun licenses that were allocated by proclamation for the 2014 hunting season have all been issued, according to Randy Meissner, licensing manager for the North Dakota Game and Fish Department. Meissner said according to state law, the number of deer gun licenses issued, including those licenses issued as gratis, cannot exceed the [...]

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News: Oil Field Pipelines: Problems & Solutions

The Greater McKenzie County Stewardship Group that will meet at 7:30 Thursday at the Watford City Civic Center. The goal is to organize and begin working on solutions to a myriad of problems. [...]

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News: Canadian Postal Service Reducing Services to Save Dollars

The fall of 2015 will see three Saskatchewan communities lose door-to-door service in favor of more affordable community mail boxes. [...]

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News: Murder Charge Filed in Williston

Murder charges have been filed against a California man stemming from an August 8th incident outside Whispers strip club in downtown Williston. [...]

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News: Honey Bee Producers get Boost from USDA Incentives

The federal dollars, $7 million in total, will be distributed in conjunction with the CRP program to farmers and ranchers who plant flowering cover crops that provide foraging grounds for honey bees. [...]

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News: Ebola Preparation & Monitoring in North Dakota

While ND Department Health officials maintain the risk of a local outbreak is quite low, they are currently monitoring two individuals recently returned from west Africa. The individuals are not sick or showing symptoms. [...]

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News: Flood Protection Update

The plan is complete, approval meetings with the Corp of Engineers are on the schedule, there are funding opportunities that we have our eye on. Best case scenario, wheels turning by 2016. [...]

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News: UND Adds Petroleum Engineering Program

The program will graduate ten students this year, but with 278 students enrolled graduation numbers are expected to grow sharply. The program has had no difficulty placing students into jobs. [...]

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News: Garrison to Vote on School Bond Issue in November

A nearly $6 million bond issue will be voted on by Garrison residents that will allow for expansion and upgrades to both the elementary and high school. [...]

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News: WAWS Project Growing to Meet Demand

It’s known as the Western Area Water Supply Authority and it serves a five county area encompassing much of northwest and west-central parts of the state. [...]

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News: Standards Based Grades Implemented in Bismarck Middle Schools

The grading system is part of the state’s new Common Core standards and is designed to more accurately track a students progress. [...]

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News: Local Businesses Fail Tobacco Compliance Checks

It’s an annual process, and we always get a few that aren’t vigilant enough in keeping kids from tobacco. [...]

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News: School Expansion in Alexander

Just another sign of the times in the oil patch. It’s a $17 million dollar expansion for classrooms, a gym, a cafeteria and other improvements. [...]

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Learn: More Than You Ever Wanted to Know About Light Bulbs

Buying a light bulb used to be simple. Today, the options are bewildering. If you’re looking for answers and some good general knowledge, start here. [...]

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News: USS North Dakota Commissioned

— Official News Release — GROTON, Conn. (NNS) — USS North Dakota (SSN 784) officially became the Navy’s newest addition to the submarine force following a commissioning ceremony held Oct. 25, at Naval Submarine Base New London. North Dakota is the 11th Virginia-class attack submarine to join the fleet, and the first of eight Block [...]

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