Latest McLean County, North Dakota Stories

2008-07-30 03:00:28

By Rudolph Bush, The Dallas Morning News Jul. 30--A federal judge has granted a small, and perhaps temporary, victory to the city of Dallas and the Texas Water Development Board in their fight to build a massive water reservoir in East Texas. U.S. District Judge Jorge Solis issued an injunction late Monday preventing the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service from accepting donations of any land in the areas that Dallas and the water board intend to use for the reservoir that would be known as...

2008-07-08 12:00:39

The town of Parshall and Three Affiliated Tribes last week signed a cooperative agreement to share a new water intake, treatment plant and distribution system that will serve Parshall, the reservation, the energy industry and the surrounding rural area. Lake Sakakawea's low levels in recent years has forced Parshall to extend it's existing water intake system under crisis conditions. And many living on the reservation must haul drinking water. It's important to resolve these issues, as well...

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