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Fatal Crash In Steele County East of Finley

FINLEY, N.D. ( – A Portland, North Dakota woman is dead after the bicycle she was riding was struck from behind by a pickup truck. The 54 year-old woman was riding Westbound on Highway 200, about 12 miles East of Finley, when she was hit from behind by a pickup truck. She was thrown...
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Heitkamp Announces Nearly $5 Million For High-Speed Internet In Griggs County

COOPERSTOWN, N.D. ( – Senator Heidi Heitkamp recently announced a new federal loan to help expand and upgrade service and access to high-speed internet in rural communities all throughout Griggs County. The roughly $4.7 million loan to Griggs County Telephone Company will expand the service, specifically in Binford and Cooperstown, and provide expanded voice,...
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Another Record For North Dakota Oil Production

BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) – North Dakota’s Industrial Commission says oil production numbers hit record highs again in the state in June as the state’s booming oil industry continues to grow. A report released Friday shows oil drillers in the state produced an average of about 1.09 million barrels of oil a day in June....
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USDA Rural Development Loans Help Improve Rural Broadband Service

BISMARCK, N.D. ( USDA Rural Development state director Jasper Schneider says $13 million in loans to expand or improve broadband service in rural parts of North Dakota has been approved. Schneider says “having a high-speed connection to the Internet improves access to educational and health care services. It also creates new business and job...
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