Mountrail County Record News

December 13, 2012

Well blowout near Van Hook

An oil well just east of Van Hook blew out Tuesday evening. Officials and safety teams from Slawson Exploration were on the scene Wednesday morning and said they would attempt to close off the well later that day.

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Three Farm Credit organizations announced more than a quarter of a million dollars in grants for projects that support Western North Dakota communities. The Rockview Pharmacy was the recipient of one of the grants for $20,000.

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District 4 Representative Kenton Onstad will have a few more responsibilities during this session of the North Dakota Legislature.

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A Utah based company that has a history of building refineries in Asia and Africa has been selected to build the Three Affiliated Tribes Clean Fuels Refinery near Makoti.

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There wasn’t a parking spot to be found for blocks as hundreds of people came to say their final farewell to Martha Johnson on Monday. Johnson, along with three of her grandchildren were killed on Nov. 18 in her home.

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Heidi Heitkamp because the first woman elected to the U.S. Senate from North Dakota by the slimmest of margins.

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Three children and their grandmother were murdered in New Town on Sunday afternoon. A New Town man who committed suicide in Parshall that evening is alleged to be the killer.

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“Welcome Home!“ We all heard that numerous times here in Washington, D.C.

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Lewis Ken Hall and Randy Phelan were the winners in last Tuesday’s Three Affiliated Tribes election for seats on the Tribal Business Council. Hall will represent the North Segment, which includes New Town while Phelan will represent Mandaree.

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It’s one of those things that no one looks forward to but everyone agrees in necessary, sort of like a fiscal colonoscopy.

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