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MN Company Fined $2K For Breaking ND Oil Pipeline

A Minnesota company has been fined $2,000 for hitting an oil pipeline while workers were installing new sewer and water lines near Dickinson.


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Delta Adds Flights Between Mpls. & N.D.’s Oil Patch

Airlines are rushing to add service to North Dakota to haul in workers drawn by the state’s oil boom.


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1st Farmer Reflects On Farm Rescue’s Success

The farm aid organization Farm Rescue this fall will help its 200th farmer in the Upper Midwest. The first man to receive help from the organization says he’s a little surprised that it has grown so quickly.


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Bakken Oil Booms…And So Does Crime On The Plains

Drug crimes in eastern Montana have more than doubled. Assaults in Dickinson, N.D., have increased fivefold in just two years. And the once-sleepy town of Plentywood, Mont., has seen three assaults with weapons in the past few months — a prospect previously unheard of in the tiny community tucked against the Canada border.


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Grass Fire Forces Temporary Shutdown Of I-94 In ND

A grass fire in southwest North Dakota caused a scare when it jumped Interstate 94.



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