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    Not going away: Red River Valley companies still have stake in Bakken business

    By April Baumgarten, Forum Communications There was a time when 38 percent of JLG’s Architects’ work came out of Williston, CEO and President Lonnie Laffen said. The Grand Forks business was so busy that it had to buy a company plane, which was cheaper and more efficient than driving every day from Minot, the closest city…

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    From Dickinson to Dickinson: Education and energy find common purpose in storm relief

    By Patrick Bernadeau and Iain Woessner   With the states of Florida and Texas still reeling from deadly, catastrophic storms, a pair of local schools are doing their part to get those locations back on their feet. Students at Dickinson High School and Dickinson Middle School took the initiative, brainstorming and following through on plans to help…

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    Oasis Petroleum Hosts Bike Giveaway During Alexander’s Old Settler’s Day

    Oasis Petroleum has been an Old Settlers Parade participant for several years but this year Conrad Ellis wanted to do something different! When he went to town to purchase candy to give away he thought it would be fun to give away a couple bikes and helmets as well….he had them in his office and…

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    Walther wins Bakken U Scholarship

    Minot State University student Nicole Walther is one of two individuals who was awarded the Bakken U Scholarship for 2017-18, the North Dakota University System announced. The scholarship is given through donations from the North Dakota Petroleum Council. Dickinson State’s Owen Short was named as the second award winner. Walther, a Williston native, is currently…

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    Companies Compete to Collect Food and Essentials for Those in Need

    Bismarck, N.D. – It’s going to be a throwdown for North Dakota Petroleum Council (NDPC) members as they kick off a competition to see which company can collect the most food, essentials and supplies for their communities. The industry is launching “FEAST” – a Food, Essentials and Supplies Throwdown – this month to help food…

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    Helping hands follow in the wake of Harvey

    LATEST NEWS UPCOMING EVENTS HELPING HANDS FOLLOW IN THE WAKE OF HARVEY Oil and Gas Industry Unites to Help Those in Need Hurricane Harvey is considered the worst natural disaster in history, but what it may have caused in damages, it has not broken in spirit. In the aftermath of the storm, individuals, companies and…

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