n oil well problem caused a mist of oil to spray over about 10 acres of land in southwestern North Dakota. The accident happened near a Fidelity Oil and Exploration well about five miles northwest of South Heart in Stark County. A pressure problem caused a plume of oil and water to shoot up into the air. A strong wind then carried it onto a nearby field.
The Wahpeton (N.D.) Fire Department is looking for a little help. The all-volunteer department has 40 members, and two are retiring later this year. First Assistant Chief Derek Miller said the department likes to have 45 members on staff, and no fewer than 40.
Every week, a group of largely unemployed military veterans meets at a Minnesota Workforce Center to practice job interviewing. Many are in their 40s or older, seeking new jobs after losing one to the recession. For them, age isn’t the only obstacle to overcome. Some still need to adjust to a civilian mindset.
Gov. Mark Dayton is creating a task force to come up with new ways to pay for Minnesota's roads, bridges and public transit. Dayton said Thursday the panel will "look all over the country and the world" for ways to ease the shortfall in funding and improve transportation.
Two wind turbines near the Sacred Heart Monastery catch the breezes coming through the valley below. They have become part of prairie landscape, generating electricity for the monastery since June 1997.
The North Dakota Department of Health’s Division of Food and Lodging, in addition to eight local health units (city and county), are responsible for licensing and inspecting restaurants in North Dakota.
It is not often that when a legislator walks into the room, his colleague stand and applaud. But when David Dill, DFL-Crane Lake, walked into the House chambers during the recent special session, that is just what happened.
Q. I now have a house in North Dakota and have spent the past 15 years in California. I am on Social Security and also have a New York state teachers’ pension. Is the New York pension taxable in North Dakota?
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