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October 12, 2017
IMPACT of Agriculture in Kandiyohi County magazine now available online
By definition, agriculture seems simple enough – growing crops and animals to provide for the masses. The reach of agriculture, however, goes...
October 12, 2017 - 3:16pm
June 5, 2014
Western ND runway projects land energy impact grants
BISMARCK - Western North Dakota airports dealing with the rising demands of oil and gas development were targeted Wednesday for nearly $11 million in state energy impact grants, with more than half of that money going to airports at Killdeer and New Town. The state Board of University...
June 5, 2014 - 7:43am
October 19, 2013
Heitkamp to host meeting in Hettinger
Sen. Heidi Heitkamp, D-N.D., is set to host a public meeting in Hettinger on Tuesday for North Dakota ranchers to discuss the impact of the recent October snowstorm and issues relating to the Farm Bill. The meeting, titled a livestock disaster assistance meeting, will take place...
October 19, 2013 - 12:00am
March 14, 2013
Oil's 2011 impact on ND - $30B
FARGO -- The nearly 60,000 jobs generated by North Dakota's petroleum industry accounted for 9 percent of the state's workforce in 2011, according to a study released Wednesday. Oil and gas contributed more than $30.4 billion to North Dakota's economy in 2011 -- reflecting an almost...
March 14, 2013 - 12:00am
March 2, 2013
Drones increase Grand Forks Air Force Base's economic impact
GRAND FORKS -- The economic impact of Grand Forks Air Force Base increased in fiscal year 2012, thanks to its Global Hawk drones, base officials said. The base released its annual economic impact report this week, which showed a total impact of $203.1 million, up $13.8 million, or...
March 2, 2013 - 12:00am
March 1, 2013
Stocks waver on Wall Street as cuts loom
NEW YORK (AP) -- Mixed signals on the economy had the stock market wavering between slight gains and losses Friday, as a deadline for avoiding sweeping government spending cuts looms. The Dow Jones industrial average edged up 18 points to 14,072 with an hour left before the closing...
March 1, 2013 - 4:00pm
July 14, 2012
Hot topic: Oil tax revenue sharing; Booming counties feeling shorted by current formula
BISMARCK -- How much money North Dakota's oil- and gas-producing counties should get to help pay for all the needs that have come with rapid...
July 14, 2012 - 12:00am
May 18, 2012
UND women's self-defense course in high demand
It didn't take long for 45-year-old Jane Peterson to put her self-defense training into practice. Peterson, who lives in Grand Forks, was driving...
May 18, 2012 - 9:06pm
March 8, 2012
Astro Bob blog: Solar storm hits, expected to continue through tonight
Like many of you, I stayed up as late as I could hoping to see aurora and then finally went to bed. The coronal mass ejection (CME) - that high-speed...
March 8, 2012 - 10:25am
February 21, 2012
State outlines steps to help oil counties following public meetings
BISMARK-- North Dakota will soon have a state energy impact coordinator to monitor local issues in the oil- and gas-producing counties and to report on the region's progress, the governor announced today. State officials released a report summarizing the feedback they received last...
February 21, 2012 - 2:19pm
February 4, 2012
Gladstone facing water issues as more people come
Gladstone leaders fear "a continual influx of people" is putting stress on the community's water system. Mayor Kurt Martin said Monday the town's water pressure has weakened greatly as a result of an ongoing oil boom in the area. "That's where the influx is coming from right now,"...
February 4, 2012 - 12:00am
February 3, 2012
North Dakota's oil impact concerns South Dakotans
Hundreds of people concerned with the local impact of North Dakota's oil boom gathered Thursday for a town hall in Belle Fourche, S.D. The meeting...
February 3, 2012 - 12:00am
January 28, 2012
Tour of oil counties wrap up; agencies working
BISMARCK -- State agencies are working on a list of recommendations following their 14-city tour of western North Dakota oil cities this month. The public meetings provided greater understanding of the challenges in the oil cities, as well as more communication with the public about...
January 28, 2012 - 12:00am
August 17, 2011
Impact second on big stage
It is hard to doubt the talent of West Fargo softball. Look no further than the Packers' 14 straight North Dakota Class A State Championships...
August 17, 2011 - 12:00am
July 20, 2011
Letter: Poor example of shutdown's impact
I was a little shocked and a lot angry when I picked up the Daily Globe to see our "leaders" in the community outraged over the shutdown in that Coors beer might be taken off the shelf. I was affected by the shutdown, and what I am outraged by is the mentally ill that could not see...
July 20, 2011 - 12:00am