Nobody ever said the federal government wasn’t thorough.
A group of more than 20 volunteers examined approximately 1,000 people for proper eye sight during a two-day stop on the Fort Berthold Reservation Sept. 17.
Heavy traffic and an abmormal number of traffic fatalities has prompted the North Dakota Highway Patrol to commit to stepping up its patrols in northwestern North Dakota that includes N.D. Highways 23 and 8 and U.S. Highway 85.
Recognizing a slight potential for health risks and a somewhat greater environmental risk, the Environmental Protection Agency is willing to issue the Three Affiliated Tribes a water discharge permit for a proposed refinery on the east edge of the Fort Berthold Reservation near Makoti.
Turning 75 miles of N.D. Highway 23 into a four-lane freeway isn’t something that can be done overnight, according to an official with the North Dakota Department of Transportation.