assessment

Special Assessment Hearing in Horace Gets Heated

There will be a Horace City Council meeting taking place on Monday

HORACE, N.D.– The meeting was to protest special assessments related to projects currently in plan by the city of Horace. Levi Bachmeier, the business manager at West Fargo Public Schools was in attendance and petitioned against the assessment on 63rd. “Lower the amount being assessed against the district, and being able to come up with an amount that is justifiable…

Geologists Reviewing Recoverable Crude Oil in North Dakota

Senators Heidi Heitkamp and John Hoeven and industry officials requested the new assessment by the U.S. Geological Survey

  NORTH DAKOTA — Federal geologists say they will reevaluate the amount of recoverable crude oil in North Dakota. Senators Heidi Heitkamp and John Hoeven and industry officials requested the new assessment by the U.S. Geological Survey, saying it would likely attract investment by showing stronger production potential. They want the USGS to take into account 17 other formations in…

ND Oil Industry Not Backing Some Proposed Rule Changes

The North Dakota Petroleum Council calls it a "backdoor reporting requirement'' that goes far beyond what the Legislature intended

  NORTH DAKOTA — North Dakota’s oil industry is opposing some proposed rule changes. The Mineral Resources Department proposes that oil companies still file a document after cleanup of any spill that wasn’t reported. The North Dakota Petroleum Council calls it a “backdoor reporting requirement” that goes far beyond what the Legislature intended. Another proposed rule would require a full…

Altru Health Clinic Evacuated for Structural Issues

Emergency workers re-locate 100 patients and staff after a large crack is found on a wall

Altru Health Clinic was evacuated after officials found a structural problem with the building. Engineers say a 16 inch beam has failed in the Altru Main Clinic. ┬áThe Cancer Center on the north side of the building and the hospital on the south side are not affected. “Some staff in the lower level of the main clinic noticed some issues…