Half-built Bakken housing becomes an eyesore: Work on Montana project stopped when Ponzi scheme came to light
CULBERTSON, Mont. – Weeds are growing around a partially constructed Bakken housing camp that is connected to an alleged Ponzi scheme, and officials in this northeastern Montana town would like it cleaned up.RELATED CONTENT
WASHINGTON – U.S. Sen. John Hoeven said Wednesday he’s been told by sources that President Barack Obama plans to veto the Keystone XL pipeline after Congress goes into recess in August.
BISMARCK – A second class-action lawsuit alleges that a Bismarck law firm shares liability for a Bakken housing Ponzi scheme that cost investors $62 million.
RAY, N.D. -- The sanctuary inside Ray Lutheran Church was packed Tuesday morning as family, friends and a community gathered to bid farewell to a teenager who lost his life in a tragic accident last week.RELATED CONTENT
BISMARCK -- Incentives, such as sales tax exemptions, might entice companies to utilize techniques for enhanced oil recovery and should be considered, according to North Dakota’s top oil industry regulator.
BISMARCK – The North Dakota Industrial Commission fined an Idaho company $900,000 on Tuesday for a dozen alleged violations of oil regulations, including two saltwater spills discovered in November and January that have yet to be cleaned up.
FARGO -- Elizabeth Fenn has chronicled the tragic history of central North Dakota's Mandan Indians, who learned a painful lesson in the perils of competition.RELATED CONTENT
RAY, N.D. – U.S. Sen. Rand Paul of Kentucky blasted the northwestern North Dakota town of Ray this week for a sewer lagoon expansion he called a “costly gamble,” but a city official says the Republican senator failed to get all the facts.RELATED CONTENT
CROSBY, N.D. – A recent University of North Dakota graduate is helping fill a shortage of social workers in the Oil Patch, and now she hopes other students will join her.RELATED CONTENT
GRAND FORKS, N.D. -- A study released this month links higher dropout rates nationwide to increased hydraulic fracturing, but some North Dakota superintendents do see a link.