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‘Miracles’ to happen in North Dakota

A New York man who started a charitable organization following the Sept. 11, 2001 attacks on the World Trade Center, was in North Dakota last week planning a winter park geared toward disabled children and adults and wounded warriors.

Posted 3/24/11 (Thu) read more »

Parshall’s population slips 8 percent

Census figures have shown that Parshall’s population dropped by 8 percent in the past 10 years despite economic growth sings in various parts of the community.

Posted 3/24/11 (Thu) read more »

School nearing bus driver crisis

It’s been a struggle finding school bus drivers and the situation doesn’t look like it’s going to fix itself.

Posted 3/17/11 (Thu) read more »

Housing helps but doesn’t stop shortage

An unlikely landlord has now opened several condominiums in the southwest corner of Parshall with eight apartments near downtown soon to open for residents.

Posted 3/17/11 (Thu) read more »

Whiting president to speak at MSU

Minot State University will host “Growing with Energy: Economic and Infrastructure Impacts,” the third in a four-part Western North Dakota Energy Impact Symposia series, March 13-15. MSU and Dickinson State University are sponsoring this symposia series in cooperation with the Great Plains Energy Corridor.

Posted 3/10/11 (Thu) read more »

Self defense course may be coming to Parshall High School

During his superintendent’s report to the Parshall School Board Tuesday night, Steve Cascaden told the board that he had been to a regional superintendents meeting in which a self defense expert provided a demonstration.

Posted 3/10/11 (Thu) read more »

Deadline to file claim in massive lawsuit is April 20

Three Affiliated Tribes Chairman Tex Hall testified on behalf of all American Indians seeking a claim in the Cobell class action lawsuit, but he has also addressed some concerns that lawyers in the case are calling compromises.

Posted 3/03/11 (Thu) read more »

Heavy snowpack doesn’t

Despite one of the heaviest winter snowpacks in northwestern North Dakota in recent memory, Parshall’s snow removal budget remains in good shape, an official says.

Posted 3/03/11 (Thu) read more »

Refinery incentive bill nixed

There will be no incentive to build a new oil refinery in the state. Legislators sealed the fate of HB 1446 this past Thursday, putting to rest any hope that funds would be available to entice an oil company to build a new facility. The vote was 57-36.

Posted 2/24/11 (Thu) read more »

Legislators rail waste of natural gas

It’s estimated that about 23 percent of natural gas is being “flared,” or burned off daily from North Dakota oil wells. Officials calculate that to be about 80 million cubic feet.

Posted 2/24/11 (Thu) read more »