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    Oil patch schools see enrollment increasesAugust 23, 2016

    LAUREN DONOVAN AND BLAIR EMERSON Bismarck Tribune Watford City Public School opening bell rang Thursday with more students at their desks than when school ended, a surprise given the continued slump in oil development across the oil producing region. Superintendent Steve Holen said he has 1,445 students in school as of Monday, an increase of…

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    Richards, wildlife groups create biggest public access in North DakotaAugust 22, 2016

    LAUREN DONOVAN Bismarck Tribune ICHARD ANGUS RANCH — Nate Harling and crew are pounding in more than 100 signs around the biggest public hunting access ever created in North Dakota. Those yellow PLOTS signs, which stand for Private Lands Open to Sportsmen, are a sight for sore eyes to hunters looking for a place to go…

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    Meet one of the Bakken’s energy starsAugust 18, 2016


    MBI raises $34,000 for Make-A-WishAugust 18, 2016


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    Our member companies and their employees are dedicated to the communities in which they live and operate. Whether it is through Oil Can! programs, such as Pick Up the Patch! or Bakken Rocks CookFest or their own programs and foundations, companies strive to give back. Learn more or find out how you can request help for your community or organization.

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    Oil patch schools see enrollment increases

    LAUREN DONOVAN AND BLAIR EMERSON Bismarck Tribune Watford City Public School opening bell rang Thursday with more students at their desks than when school ended, a surprise given the continued slump in oil development across the oil producing region. Superintendent Steve Holen said he has 1,445 students in school as of Monday, an increase of…

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    Richards, wildlife groups create biggest public access in North Dakota

    LAUREN DONOVAN Bismarck Tribune ICHARD ANGUS RANCH — Nate Harling and crew are pounding in more than 100 signs around the biggest public hunting access ever created in North Dakota. Those yellow PLOTS signs, which stand for Private Lands Open to Sportsmen, are a sight for sore eyes to hunters looking for a place to go…

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    Meet one of the Bakken’s energy stars

    XTO’s Emily Snooks talks about her company’s charitable giving campaign By Renée Jean rjean@willistonherald.com When she was a child Emily Snooks dreamed of being a symphony conductor, but the projects she orchestrates today are quite different. Snooks is XTO Energy’s public and government affairs manager, and handles parent company Exxon Mobile’s charitable giving in six…

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    MBI raises $34,000 for Make-A-Wish

    The Press staff, The Dickinson Press MBI Energy Services announced this week that it raised $34,000 in proceeds from its Bakken BBQ to support Make-A-Wish’s efforts to help local children suffering from life-threatening medical conditions. MBI presidented Daviney McKay, a Make-A-Wish kid from Golden Valley, with the ceremonial check. McKay received part of the proceeds…

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