North Dakota pulls top spot for raising a family
By Melissa Krause email@example.com Silvia Zubke moved from the bustling South American city of Bogota, Colombia to the quiet of North Dakota — or so she thought. Now, 9 years later, she’s watched Williston undergo a dramatic transformation, and she and her three young sons are some of the faces that have changed it. North…
Bakken U Scholarship Helps Student Further Education
By Alison Kelly | firstname.lastname@example.org During the oil downturn, a number of individuals have been laid off and lost their jobs. But some are using the opportunity to go back to school and add new skills sets to their tool box. “Petroleum is advancing with technology. The rigs, they walk. They move by themselves,” says Anna…
Fellowship program from Statoil helps STEM educators
By Melissa Krause email@example.com A new K-12 grant program rolled out Tuesday by Statoil is designed to help ensure educators continue their investment in science, technology, engineering and math education, popularly known as STEM. In a partnership with the Northwest North Dakota Community Foundation, Statoil allocated $50,000 to create the Statoil STEM Education Fellowship program….
New pumping unit in TrainND
By Melissa Krause firstname.lastname@example.org From the arid sands of Aztec, New Mexico, a new pumping unit has made a long trek to its new home at TrainND-Northwest. With an anticipated upswing of oil production in the coming year, XTO Energy has offered support of the area workforce by aiding developmental programing efforts. To continue the…