GRAND FORKS – When John Harju graduated from the University of North Dakota in 1986, it was a bad time to be a geologist in the state. “It was an absolutely dismal time, there was no work,” Harju said. But later in his career, Harju found himself in the right place at the right time.RELATED CONTENT
WILLISTON, N.D. – The church that has housed job-seekers for more than two years ended the program this weekend after city Planning and Zoning staff said the church needed several fire and building code upgrades for people to sleep there.RELATED CONTENT
WILLISTON, N.D. – Multiple law enforcement agencies teamed up this week to check all sex offenders living and working in Williams County, a number that has nearly tripled since 2010 as a result of the oil boom.
WILLISTON, N.D. – North Dakota oil production saw a 6.4 percent jump in July, but the percentage of natural gas that was flared also grew because of mechanical and electrical problems at two gas plants, officials said Friday.RELATED CONTENT
WATFORD CITY, N.D – A German photographer is capturing the Bakken through an artist’s eyes. Andy Scholz, an art photography faculty member from Regensburg University in Germany, is spending several weeks in North Dakota working on a project about the oil boom.RELATED CONTENT
WILLISTON, N.D. – Postmaster General Patrick Donohoe toured North Dakota’s Oil Patch Wednesday and pledged to improve service to the rapidly growing area.
WATFORD CITY, N.D. – Kevin Taylor has a new purpose for the extra money he’s earning in North Dakota: spoiling his first granddaughter. The Redding, Calif., man who is working for the oil industry in Watford City met his granddaughter for the first time Wednesday while video chatting with his daughter from the public library.RELATED CONTENT
WILLISTON, N.D. — Outlaw motorcycle gangs are gaining a foothold in western North Dakota, law enforcement officials say.RELATED CONTENT
Quayle visit highlights company’s big-name board of directors; Lou Holtz to speak in GF in September
WATFORD CITY, N.D. – What do former vice president Dan Quayle, football analyst Lou Holtz and the movie producer for several Adam Sandler films have in common? All serve on the board of directors for Nuverra Environmental Solutions, the company created by the multi-million dollar merger of Watford City-based Power Fuels and Heckmann Corp.
WILLISTON, N.D. – A lightning strike at a saltwater disposal well took only an instant, but the mess it created cost about $100,000 to clean up.RELATED CONTENT
A grant will allow a Valley City (N.D.) State University center to serve as a statewide resource for water education, research and management.RELATED CONTENT
Students at Minnesota State University Moorhead are reaching out to city leaders.RELATED CONTENT
Campus leaders say the first month of a new smoking ban at North Dakota State University went well, but the education process will be ongoing.RELATED CONTENT
Minnesota State University Moorhead will offer a Swedish language and culture course this fall for the first time in about 20 years.RELATED CONTENT
A former North Dakota State University student body president who helped start the campus chapter of Students Today Leaders Forever will soon serve as one of the organization’s executive directors.RELATED CONTENT
Moorhead campuses are pleased with a proposed bonding bill that includes support for two major building projects.RELATED CONTENT
North Dakota’s Board of Higher Education is accepting applications for new members.
Concordia College launched a new virtual tour last week that has already reached potential students in all 50 states and several foreign countries.
Minnesota State University Moorhead is getting lean.RELATED CONTENT
The board that governs Minnesota’s colleges and universities is seeking new members.RELATED CONTENT