Lisa Ling of CNN Reporting on ‘Women Pioneers’ in the Patch

The show airs tonight at 9 p.m. on CNN and focuses on stories of women in the oil patch and Williston.

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Adventure Racing in the Badlands

Run, bike, canoe… for 38 hours, over hundreds of miles, over whatever path you choose — you just have to hit the checkpoints. At least it isn’t raining.

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UND to Have New Nickname Ideas by 2015

By the end of the year the committee responsible for the task will submit a action plan and likely several nickname ideas to UND President Robert Kelley.

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City Council Changes Leases on Parking Garage Projects

— City of Minot Official News Release — The Minot City Council today amended leases on the parking garages currently under construction in downtown Minot.  In order to get construction of the downtown parking structures back on track, the Minot City Council amended leases with the developer, Cypress Development, so they could secure additional funding necessary

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Minot Area Community Land Trust Off and Running

The first home of what will hopefully be many restored and marketed by the Minot Area Community Land Trust is officially on the market. The group hopes to complete 10 similar projects each year for the next three years.

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Lake Sakakawea State Park Expansion in the Works

As many as a hundred new campsites, a boat ramp, and a lodge are possible amenities of a proposed $8 million westward expansion of Lake Sakakawea State Park.

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McKenzie County Healthcare Systems’ Breaks Ground on Employee Housing

— OFFICE OF GOV. DALRYMPLE — Gov. Jack Dalrymple today joined McKenzie County Healthcare Systems, Inc. and the North Dakota Housing Finance Agency (NDHFA) in breaking ground on a new development in Watford City that will provide affordable housing for essential medical personnel. “This housing project is just the latest example of our commitment to

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Rural Drive-in Theaters: Modest Renaissance in Saskatchewan

For nostalgia seeking movie watchers, there are still a few places to catch a movie from your car… on an actual big screen.

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Bismarck Tribune Bakken Recap: First LNG Plant Opens

A first-of-its-kind liquid natural gas plant opens in Tioga, lots of Watford City students are considered homeless, a growing number of spills, and rising crime — these are topics of a Bakken recap.

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Monthly Bakken Report: Lyne Helms & Bakken Magazine

Oil prices and new production records are the focus of news on the Bakken oil play today. Get a great recap article and more production details here.

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Ebola in West Africa – In Pictures

While the CDC’s handling of Ebola in the U.S. leaves a lot to desire, the situation in West Africa is of an entirely different nature. We will be seeing a lot more of this story.

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The End is Near: HBO to Offer Internet Only Streaming

If you’ve been waiting for the marginalization of the cable companies, you’re one big step closer. Starting in 2015 HBO will offer direct streaming to Internet-only subscribers. Al la carte television is almost here.

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