The key to successful deer hunting is preparation, and the most successful hunters almost always look at the pastime as a year-round pursuit that goes far beyond the hunt. With that in mind, the publishers of Deer & Deer Hunting magazine have launched a series of “Deer & Deer Hunting Education” online courses.RELATED CONTENT
FARGO – North Dakota State head football coach Craig Bohl confirmed on his weekly coach’s show that he is headed to the University of Wyoming.
As the first flakes of the season flew over the weekend, I pulled out my boots and packed away my flats. I noticed a few pairs were sporting the stains of a long winter of salty sidewalks, so I started searching for a cure.RELATED CONTENT
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JAMESTOWN – A 65-acre plot here, long accustomed to the attention of a farmer’s plow, has lately been the focus of government officials and business types.
MINOT, N.D. -- A fire that broke out Thursday in a Minot apartment complex that was under construction has caused an estimated $12 million in damage to two buildings. No one was injured in the fire at the Chateau Apartments, where buildings were being constructed to connect to an already occupied building. Crews received the call about 6:30 a.m. and arrived on scene four minutes later.RELATED CONTENT
BISMARCK, N.D. – The dozen board members who will recommend which projects deserve grants from North Dakota’s new Outdoor Heritage Fund have their work cut out for them after the fund, which is limited to $30 million every two years, received 76 applications totaling nearly $35 million for the first of five grant rounds. Wade Moser, chairman of the fund’s advisory board, said he was surprised at the number of grant requests turned in by Monday’s deadline. Board members will meet Jan. 13 and 14 to hear presentations from the applicants, score their projects and make funding recommendations to the state’s Industrial Commission, which has final approval. “It’s going to be a challenge, but we’ll take it through the process,” Moser said.RELATED CONTENT
Difficulties with transport and fracking hurt operations
DICKINSON, N.D. -- Even booming Bakken oil production can’t stand up to North Dakota’s crippling winters. By hindering transportation to wells and slowing the hydraulic fracturing process, severe winter weather slows production. The No. 1 cause of the slowdown in winter months is difficulties for fracking, North Dakota Department of Mineral Resources Director Lynn Helms said. Ice and snow make it harder to get water to a site, it takes longer to heat fluids and keep them warm, and flowback water can freeze and delay the process, he said. That’s been an issue this week.
DICKINSON, N.D. -- Echoing what a former Minnesota politician hinted at in Dickinson last month, a rural development and resource economist from a national firm said Thursday that it might be time to set up a regional legacy trust fund specifically for western North Dakota.
WILLISTON, N.D. – Scott Tinker holds a lot of titles as state geologist for Texas and director of an academic oil and gas research program. But his latest titles, narrator and co-producer for the energy documentary “Switch,” may be having the broadest impact as he seeks to educate the public about energy. “There’s a lot of silly policies that get made, maybe well-intended but still silly, by politicians, federal and sometimes state level, because the public doesn’t know much about energy,” Tinker said. Tinker spoke Thursday in Williston during the annual banquet for the Williston Basin chapter of the American Petroleum Institute. During his speech, Tinker commented on the amount of natural gas flaring occurring in both the Eagle Ford of Texas and the Bakken and challenged operators to solve that issue.RELATED CONTENT