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Communities In Action Holds Workshop

Communities In Action (CIA) held a workshop on January 30 and 31st in Sidney to discuss the community building process including members' engagement to make sustainable change across sectors and...

 
 By Meagan Dotson    News    November 9, 2016

Justice of the Peace Gregory Mohr Resigns After 30 Years of Service

The honorable Gregory Mohr is bringing his career of 30 years as a Justice of the Peace to a close, with December 31st being his last official day. Mohr is in the middle of his eighth term, and the...

 
 By Meagan Dotson    News    November 2, 2016

Daniel Farr Announces His Retirement & Reviews the Challenges & Accomplishments of His Time in Sidney

Superintendent of Sidney schools, Daniel Farr has announced his retirement, with his last official day being June 30, 2017. Farr began his career in Culbertson, MT after graduating from MSU Bozeman...

 

Richland Pump & Supply Has Provided 17 Years of Service And Is Still Going Strong

This is Richland Pump & Supply’s 17th year providing supplies and service to the oilfield. Scott Ramus and Dave Williams opened their doors on Sept. 15, 1999; both had extensive experience in...

 

Shirley Jean Sanders Ekern, 91, Cottage Grove, MN formerly of Rawson, ND

Jean Ekern and her siblings were the 2016 Old Settler's Day Honorees in Alexander ND. She joined 15 relatives to lead the parade and eat barbequed beef. She had planned for two years to revisit her...

 

Official Says Recovery Will Take Time

Some people living in the Bakken area became more optimistic recently when the North Dakota director of mineral resources told Williston, N.D. leaders that oil will come back “with a rush....

 

Researchers To Survey Communities On Local Community Benefits And Costs Of Oil And Gas Development

BOZEMAN – Researchers will be using a mailed survey in Richland County, Montana, and McKenzie County, North Dakota, to collect data to better understand the local community benefits and costs of oil and gas development. The survey asks businesses...

 

Jamie Carlsen Named ROI Employee Of The Year

Jamie Carlsen was recently named Richland Opportunity Incorporated's (ROI) Employee of the Year. Carlsen is the Supported Living Manager and has worked for ROI for almost seven years. All of her...

 

RED's Annual Report Shows How the Downturn is Effecting Local Businesses

With oil production slowing down in 2015, many are wondering what's next for Richland County and how the downturn is going to effect a community that has seen so many changes over the last few years....

 

Roosevelt Medical Center Continues Search for Provider, Not Rushing to Bring Someone on Board

It isn’t for a lack of trying. But, it has to be a good fit. Like many critical access hospitals across the nation who are situated in rural areas far removed from urban sprawl, Roosevelt Medical...

 

100 Years Of Growth And Service To Community

Johnson Hardware and Furniture began as Johnson-Mercer Hardware in 1915 as a Marshall Wells hardware merchant. The store was owned by three Johnson brothers – George, Gil and Axel – along with...

 
 By Tie Shank    Energy    August 19, 2015

West Dakota Water: Expanding the Use of the Missouri River

WILLISTON: West Dakota Water, a subsidiary company to JMAC Resources, Inc., is an oilfield water resources contractor specializing in fresh water sourcing, transportation, and conveyance for well...

 

MPA Member WWC Engineering Expands Montana Presence

Incorporated in 1980, Western Waters Consultants, Inc., doing business as WWC Engineering these days, was one of the most sought after firms in the Powder River Basin of Wyoming, where the company got its start. WWC works with oil & gas companies,...

 
 By Tie Shank    Energy    August 5, 2015

Triangle Electric: Wired for Success

WILLISTON: For nearly seven decades Triangle Electric has been a family owned business, serving the western North Dakota and eastern Montana regions. The company began in 1946 and then in 1947 owners...

 

Old Dominion Opens Expanded Montana Service Center In Sidney

SIDNEY, Mont. — Old Dominion Freight Line, Inc. today opens its newest service center offering premium services to the majority of oil and agriculture industries in the Montana-Dakota region. The new Sidney Service Center, located at 775 25th...

 
 By Tie Shank    News    July 8, 2015

Hundreds Celebrated The Grand Opening Of The Dakota Prairie Refining

DICKINSON, ND. June 29, 2015: Governor Jack Dalrymple joined hundreds of people today in celebrating the Grand Opening of Dakota Prairie Refining, the first greenfield fuels refinery to be built in th...

 

State Historical Society Of North Dakota Wins National Award For New Grade 8 Online Curriculum

BISMARCK — The State Historical Society of North Dakota was selected as a 2015 Leadership in History Award of Merit winner by the American Association for State and Local History for its multimedia project, “North Dakota: People Living on the...

 

Marriage For Granny And Gramps

It's June, the traditional wedding month, which means I see a host of women's magazines on sale at the newsstands with glossy front covers showcasing dewy faced gorgeous young brides wearing extravaga...

 

Shale Energy Supply Chain Sustainability Workshops For MT & ND

The Pennsylvania SBDC is excited to partner with the Colorado, North Dakota, and Montana SBDCs to hold a series of events for business owners involved in the shale supply chain in May 2015. Three...

 

"Boomtowners" Featuring The Bakken Airing Daily On Smithsonian Channel

"Boomtowners" plunges into a modern-day "gold rush" that's attracting thousands of people from all over the country to the Bakken, a region of North Dakota. An oil boom has turned the area into the...

 

2014 Richland County DUI Statistics

April is ‘ALCOHOL AWARENESS MONTH’ and Richland County DUI Task Force and District II Alcohol and Drug Program work diligently throughout the year to bring education, awareness, prevention and treatment to the community, with focus on alcohol...

 

Voice Of Watford City: Residents Of Watford City Share Personal Stories To Capture A Glimpse Of Life Amidst The Oil Boom

A mother and daughter move to Watford City from Oregon, with a husband and fiancé in tow, in search of work and a way out of mounting debt. The men open a thriving electrical business, the women...

 
 By Tie Shank    News    February 25, 2015

Bakken crude oil onboard train derailment in West Virginia

MOUNT CARBON, WV: A train carrying more than 3 million gallons of crude oil from North Dakota’s Bakken shale derailed in a snowstorm in an unincorporated area near Mount Carbon, West Virginia on...

 

In Search of a Bigger Boom, DNRC Grant Funds Study of New Oil Recovery Methods

Conventional horizontal drilling and production methods in Montana's Bakken Oil Field extract 9 to 15 percent of available oil. The remainder – which is to say the great majority – is never...

 
 By Tie Shank    News    February 18, 2015

A Breath Of Fresh Air – Or Not?

In 2014 a New York Times investigation reported that 18.4 million gallons of oil and chemical substances had leaked into the North Dakotn air, water and soil between 2006 and October 2014. Since this...

 

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