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    Whirlwind of donations in Watford City hits ‘EF4’

    by Renée Jean [email protected] Seventy mattresses, frames and associated bedding, three RVs and two cars are among recent donations to victims of an EF2 tornado in McKenzie County that killed a baby and injured dozens of people, and wiped out the personal belongings of many more. Karolin Jappe is at the center of a whirlwind…

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    Hess Corporation provides comfort after tornado

    WATFORD CITY, N.D. – It’s been a little over a week since a tornado swept through Prairie View Park in Watford City, leaving dozens of families left to pick up the pieces. The community is now doing their part to bring aid to the victims, including one energy company that’s helping victims to sleep well during…

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    NDPC Bakken Classic Fishing Derby raises more than $20,000 for habitat

    The North Dakota Petroleum Council hosted its 6th Annual Bakken Classic Fishing Derby, raising more than $20,000 for habitat and wildlife projects. Ninety teams participated in the derby, which took place on Wednesday, July 18. Thank you to all who came out and volunteered and fished, and congrats to this year’s winners and placers! Big…

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    July: It’s Almost Time for the Bakken Rocks CookFest!

    CookFest Celebrates 10 Years Plus, recap of Teacher Seminar, Industry plants 58,000 trees, and more!

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    Bakken Rocks CookFest Celebrates 10 Years

    The Bakken Rocks CookFest will celebrate its 10th Anniversary when it takes its festivities to Grenora on July 17 and Twin Buttes on July 19. Held twice each summer in two communities impacted by development, the Bakken Rocks CookFest offers residents the opportunity to get out and learn more about the oil and gas industry,…

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