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2014-03-27 23:24:18

While growth in North Dakota's oilfields has generated optimism across the country, there are numerous challenges that must be addressed if the United States is truly going to capitalize on the oil boom, according to R3 Sciences. (PRWEB) March 27, 2014 It's no secret that business is booming in North Dakota's oil industry. In fact, growth in the state has helped fuel an energy revolution across the country, and much of the United States is looking to North Dakota to take a...

2014-03-27 12:23:24

WASHINGTON, March 27, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Oil- and gas-rich areas in and near the Great Plains contained many of the fastest-growing areas in the U.S. last year, according to U.S. Census Bureau population estimates released today. Areas along and near the Gulf Coast were also home to several high-growth communities. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140327/DC92329-INFO Of the nation's 10 fastest-growing metropolitan statistical areas in the year ending July 1, 2013, six were...

2014-03-26 12:23:04

51.4 Miles of Gathering Pipeline in Northern McKenzie County is Scheduled to be In-Service in the 4th Quarter of 2014. The Project Will Connect North & Central McKenzie County to Takeaway Options in and Around Johnson's Corner DALLAS, March 26, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Paradigm Energy Partners, LLC ("Paradigm") announced today the execution of a gathering contract that will anchor the build-out of an expansive gathering system extending from the Charleson Field of northern McKenzie...

2014-03-24 23:27:40

The Quality Improvement Organizations (QIOs) of Kansas, Nebraska, North Dakota and South Dakota are pleased to announce the formation of a new regional Quality Innovation Network (QIN), the Great Plains QIN. Lincoln, NE (PRWEB) March 24, 2014 The Quality Improvement Organizations (QIOs) of Kansas, Nebraska, North Dakota and South Dakota are pleased to announce the formation of a new regional Quality Innovation Network (QIN). The Kansas Foundation for Medical Care, CIMRO of Nebraska, North...

2014-03-17 08:24:37

WAYZATA, Minn., March 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Dakota Plains Holdings, Inc. ("Dakota Plains"), (OTCQB: DAKP) today announced that the Company will be participating in the upcoming Howard Weil Energy Conference. The 42(nd) Annual Howard Weil Energy Conference will be held in New Orleans, LA at the Roosevelet New Orleans Hotel from March 23 to March 27, 2014. Dakota Plains will be hosting an investor dinner on March 24, breakfast tables on March 25 and 26, and one-on-one meetings March...

2014-03-13 12:31:17

State Leaders Urged to Support Tobacco Prevention Initiatives WASHINGTON, March 13, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Kids in North Dakota will stand up against tobacco on March 19 as they join thousands of young people nationwide for the 19(th) annual Kick Butts Day. More than 1,400 events are planned across the nation. (See below for details on the event in Bismark.) http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20080918/CFTFKLOGO Organized by the Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids, Kick Butts Day is an...

2014-03-10 16:22:17

LONDON, March 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportbuyer.com just published a new market research report: Proppants Market in North America North American demand to exceed 100 billion poundsProppants have been one of the most dynamic products in the North American market over the past decade, with sales increases outperforming most other industrial sectors. While growth is expected to slow somewhat from the heady early years, double digit gains are still expected, with overall demand...

2014-03-10 08:37:12

Leading research and higher education institution provides Automated Device Enablement to more than 20,000 students and faculty WESTMINSTER, Colo., March 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Cloudpath Networks (http://www.cloudpath.net/), the industry leader for Automated Device Enablement (ADE), today announced North Dakota State University (NDSU) (http://www.ndsu.edu/) has implemented its award-winning XpressConnect Enrollment System (ES) for everyone on campus to automatically enroll their...

2014-03-07 08:22:45

Conference Call Scheduled at 11:00 A.M. ET WAYZATA, Minn., March 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Dakota Plains Holdings, Inc. ("Dakota Plains" and "DAKP"), (OTCQB: DAKP) will report its fourth quarter and full year 2013 financial results on Friday, March 14, 2014. The Company will also host a conference call at 11:00 a.m. ET the same day to discuss its results with the investment community. Participants should dial 1-877-941-1427 if calling within the United States or 1-480-629-9664 if...

2014-03-04 08:37:16

Offering Unique Channel Line-up and Lower Cost Packages BISMARCK, N.D. and ATLANTA, March 4, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Skitter TV, an Atlanta, Ga. based leading provider of converged media services over broadband and IP networks, announced today that Dakota Carrier Network (DCN) of North Dakota has selected Skitter TV's advanced digital video services platform to deliver next generation TV services to customers across North Dakota. DCN, a statewide fiber network serving multiple...

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Climate Impact On Your Budget For Bismarck, North Dakota
2012-09-18 13:29:03

If you live in or around Bismarck North Dakota the graph shows you what you can roughly expect when it comes to heating and cooling your house during the ENSO Phases. Bismarck North Dakota, with its northern latitude, does have an impact on what type of heating and cooling it sees. During an Normal Phase the HDD for the region hits about 1348 on average. When the region enters into an El-Nino they can expect the amount of HDD’s to decrease to around 970 which really helps cut down on the...

2009-01-13 20:29:03

The Yellow Bullhead (Ameiurus natalis) is a species of bullhead catfish. Their range extends throughout the central and eastern US from central Texas north into North Dakota and east through the Great Lakes region to the coast. Its habitat includes pools, backwaters, and sluggish current over soft or mildly rocky substrate in creeks, small to larger rivers, and shallow portions of lakes and ponds. Yellow Bullheads are typically yellow-olive to slate-black on the back and sometimes mottled...

2007-08-14 03:55:22

Richardson's Ground Squirrel (Spermophilus richardsonii), is a ground squirrel native to North America. It is found mainly in the northern states of the United States, such as North Dakota, and in southern Canada, such as southern Alberta and Southern Saskatchewan. The range of this animal expanded as forests were cleared to create farm land. It lives in short grass prairies and has also adapted to suburban environments. A typical adult is about 12 inches long. Weight varies greatly with...

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  • A cant or whining mode of speaking, especially in preaching or praying; the chant or recitative characteristic of the old Presbyterians in Scotland.
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