DAKOTA - The Salt Lake Tribune http://www.sltrib.com/feeds/topics/DAKOTA News from The Salt Lake Tribune en-us webmaster@sltrib.com (Webmaster) Fire burns in industrial part of North Dakota town http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58210848-68/fire-dakota-north-oil.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58210848-68/fire-dakota-north-oil.html.csp">Fire burns in industrial part of North Dakota town</a></h4> <span class="author source-org vcard"><span class="org fn">The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-22T10:23:02.682-06:00">Updated Jul 22, 2014 10:23AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Williston, N.D. • A massive fire broke out early Tuesday at an oil supply company in an industrial part of the western North Dakota oil patch town of Williston. Authorities have set up an evacuation zone within a half-mile radius of Red River Supply, which is just east of downtown, according to Williams County Emergency Manager Mike Hallesy. The fire broke out around midnight Monday, Hallesy said. It wasn’t immediately clear what caused the fire. No injuries were immediately reported, the Willis...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-582108482014-07-22T10:23:02.682-06:00" id="#license-2014-07-22T10:23:02.682-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58210848@www.sltrib.com Tue, 22 Jul 2014 10:23:02 MDT Drones: The next big thing in aviation is small http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58186928-79/drones-aviation-commercial-military.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58186928-79/drones-aviation-commercial-military.html.csp">Drones: The next big thing in aviation is small</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By DANICA KIRKA</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-15T16:44:53.166-06:00">Updated Jul 15, 2014 04:44PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">London • The next big thing in aviation may be really small. With some no bigger than a hummingbird, the hottest things at this week’s Farnborough International Airshow are tiny compared with the titans of the sky, such as the Airbus 380 or the Boeing Dreamliner. What’s got aviation geeks salivating at Farnborough, this year’s biggest aviation jamboree that features participants from 40 countries, are the commercial possibilities of unmanned aerial vehicles — drones to most of us. Drones are mor...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-581869282014-07-15T16:44:53.166-06:00" id="#license-2014-07-15T16:44:53.166-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58186928@www.sltrib.com Tue, 15 Jul 2014 16:44:53 MDT Crumbling roads, bridges slow U.S. energy boom http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58173847-79/texas-road-oil-roads.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58173847-79/texas-road-oil-roads.html.csp">Crumbling roads, bridges slow U.S. energy boom</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">Dan Murtaugh</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> Bloomberg News</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-11T10:45:01.63-06:00">Updated Jul 11, 2014 10:45AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Houston - The road to U.S. energy security is often unpaved. In southern Texas and North Dakota, where shale drilling has propelled U.S. oil production to the highest level in 28 years, thousands of 18-wheel trucks are rumbling to wells on roads designed decades ago for farmers to bring crops to markets. Road closures have slowed output, with diverted traffic increasing accidents, as Texas seeks $1 billion to maintain roads in the oil belt. With the United States projected to be energy self-suff...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58173847@www.sltrib.com Fri, 11 Jul 2014 10:45:01 MDT Agriculture industry seeks to create right to farm http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58170314-79/farm-agriculture-state-measure.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58170314-79/farm-agriculture-state-measure.html.csp">Agriculture industry seeks to create right to farm</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By DAVID A. LIEB</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-10T12:36:01.544-06:00">Updated Jul 10, 2014 12:36PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Jefferson City, Mo. • In the nation’s agricultural heartland, farming is more than a multibillion-dollar industry that feeds the world. It could be on track to become a right, written into law alongside the freedom of speech and religion. Some powerful agriculture interests want to declare farming a right at the state level as part of a wider campaign to fortify the ag industry against crusades by animal-welfare activists and opponents of genetically modified crops. The emerging battle could hav...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-581703142014-07-10T12:36:01.544-06:00" id="#license-2014-07-10T12:36:01.544-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58170314@www.sltrib.com Thu, 10 Jul 2014 12:36:01 MDT North Dakota seeks dismissal of gay marriage suit http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58142446-68/marriage-dakota-north-state.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58142446-68/marriage-dakota-north-state.html.csp">North Dakota seeks dismissal of gay marriage suit</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By BLAKE NICHOLSON</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-02T10:41:11.111-06:00">Updated Jul 2, 2014 10:41AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Bismarck, N.D. • State officials are asking a federal judge to dismiss a lawsuit challenging North Dakota’s constitutional prohibition on same-sex marriage, despite a wave of court decisions striking down bans in other states. The state attorney general’s office filed the motion late Tuesday in U.S. District Court in Fargo. North Dakota Solicitor General Doug Bahr argues in court documents that states have the right to define and regulate marriage. “Nothing in the United States Constitution prev...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58142446@www.sltrib.com Wed, 02 Jul 2014 10:41:11 MDT For sale: Small South Dakota town, bar included http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58129983-68/town-benson-rapid-bar.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58129983-68/town-benson-rapid-bar.html.csp">For sale: Small South Dakota town, bar included</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-06-29T16:07:03.066-06:00">Updated Jun 29, 2014 04:07PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Rapid City, S.D. • A businessman looking to invest more time in his traveling concession business is seeking a buyer for his rural, southeastern South Dakota town — for the price of $400,000. Lance Benson is the sole owner of Swett, an unincorporated hamlet in Bennett County about two hours southeast of Rapid City. Benson — who bought the town in 1998, gave it to his ex-wife in their divorce and reclaimed it in 2012 — put the town on the market last week, according he told the Rapid City Journal...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58129983@www.sltrib.com Sun, 29 Jun 2014 16:07:03 MDT North Dakota discloses oil train shipment details http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58115531-79/state-dakota-north-oil.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58115531-79/state-dakota-north-oil.html.csp">North Dakota discloses oil train shipment details</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By JAMES MacPHERSON and MATTHEW BROWN</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-06-25T17:23:01.99-06:00">Updated Jun 25, 2014 05:23PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Bismarck, N.D. • Dozens of mile-long trains loaded with crude are leaving western North Dakota each week, with most shipments going through the state’s most populous county while en route to refineries across the country. The U.S. Department of Transportation ordered railroads last month to give state officials specifics on oil train routes and volumes so emergency responders can better prepare for accidents. Transportation Secretary Anthony Foxx said a pattern of fiery accidents involving train...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-581155312014-06-25T17:23:01.99-06:00" id="#license-2014-06-25T17:23:01.99-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58115531@www.sltrib.com Wed, 25 Jun 2014 17:23:01 MDT U.S. regulators tell railroads to report on backlog http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58105308-79/grain-backlog-harvest-railroads.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58105308-79/grain-backlog-harvest-railroads.html.csp">U.S. regulators tell railroads to report on backlog</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By JOSH FUNK</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-06-23T17:21:01.351-06:00">Updated Jun 23, 2014 05:21PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Omaha • A backlog of grain shipments across the Great Plains has been reduced but not eliminated, so U.S. regulators are requiring BNSF and Canadian Pacific railroads to provide weekly updates on their efforts to catch up before harvest. The U.S. Surface Transportation Board told BNSF and Canadian Pacific to submit plans to address the backlog by this Friday and begin filing weekly updates. The updates are similar to those regulators required on fertilizer shipments this spring after farm groups...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-581053082014-06-23T17:21:01.351-06:00" id="#license-2014-06-23T17:21:01.351-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58105308@www.sltrib.com Mon, 23 Jun 2014 17:21:01 MDT Oil drilling threatens solitude of national park http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58099890-79/park-oil-gas-natural.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58099890-79/park-oil-gas-natural.html.csp">Oil drilling threatens solitude of national park</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By JOSH WOOD</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-06-22T15:03:28.457-06:00">Updated Jun 22, 2014 03:03PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Theodore Roosevelt National Park, N.D. • After the last hints of sunset dip behind the hills, the North Dakota horizon comes alive with flickering orange flames of a different kind — natural gas flares. These tiny tongues of fire burn bright against the dark prairie just beyond the boundaries of Theodore Roosevelt National Park in the Badlands, where the man who later became the nation’s 26th president sought solace after his wife and mother both died unexpectedly on the same day in 1884 in his ...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-580998902014-06-22T15:03:28.457-06:00" id="#license-2014-06-22T15:03:28.457-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58099890@www.sltrib.com Sun, 22 Jun 2014 15:03:28 MDT Kraft Foods recalls 260 cases of Velveeta http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58093621-79/cheese-product-kraft-velveeta.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58093621-79/cheese-product-kraft-velveeta.html.csp">Kraft Foods recalls 260 cases of Velveeta</a></h4> <span class="author source-org vcard"><span class="org fn">The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-06-20T10:45:33.983-06:00">Updated Jun 20, 2014 10:45AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">New York • Kraft said Thursday it is recalling its Velveeta cheese product from Walmart stores in as many as 12 states, mostly in the Midwest, because the cheese product lacks the proper amount of preservatives. Insufficient levels of sorbic acid has led to the recall of 260 cases of Velveeta original pasteurized recipe cheese product because it could cause the cheese product to spoil prematurely or cause food-borne illnesses. Kraft Foods Group Inc. said the cheese product was sent to three Walm...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-580936212014-06-20T10:45:33.983-06:00" id="#license-2014-06-20T10:45:33.983-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58093621@www.sltrib.com Fri, 20 Jun 2014 10:45:33 MDT North Dakota pumps 1 million barrels of oil a day http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58080840-79/oil-dakota-north-production.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58080840-79/oil-dakota-north-production.html.csp">North Dakota pumps 1 million barrels of oil a day</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By JOSH WOOD</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-06-17T17:31:02.277-06:00">Updated Jun 17, 2014 05:31PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Williston, N.D. • North Dakota has joined the ranks of the few places in the world that produce more than a million barrels of oil per day, due in large part to the rich Bakken shale formation in the western part of the state. The April figures released Tuesday by the state’s Department of Mineral Resources showed the record tally. North Dakota had flirted with the million-barrel-per-day mark for months, but the harsh winter slowed the pace. In March, production had hit 977,000 barrels per day. ...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-580808402014-06-17T17:31:02.277-06:00" id="#license-2014-06-17T17:31:02.277-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58080840@www.sltrib.com Tue, 17 Jun 2014 17:31:02 MDT Oil boom produces jobs bonanza for archaeologists http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58056536-79/oil-archaeologists-boom-jobs.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58056536-79/oil-archaeologists-boom-jobs.html.csp">Oil boom produces jobs bonanza for archaeologists</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By JOSH WOOD</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-06-11T13:55:01.633-06:00">Updated Jun 11, 2014 01:55PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Tioga, N.D. • Drilling crews are eager to plunge their equipment into the ground. Road builders are ready to start highway projects, and construction workers need to dig. But across the hyperactive oil fields of North Dakota, these and other groups often must wait for another team known for slow, meticulous study — archaeologists, whose job is to survey the land before a single spade of dirt can be turned. The routine surveys have produced a rare jobs bonanza in American archaeology, a field in ...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-580565362014-06-11T13:55:01.633-06:00" id="#license-2014-06-11T13:55:01.633-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58056536@www.sltrib.com Wed, 11 Jun 2014 13:55:01 MDT Lawsuit challenges North Dakota gay marriage ban http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58036804-68/dakota-couples-lawsuit-north.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58036804-68/dakota-couples-lawsuit-north.html.csp">Lawsuit challenges North Dakota gay marriage ban</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By KEVIN BURBACH</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-06-06T13:09:01.664-06:00">Updated Jun 6, 2014 01:09PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">BISMARCK, N.D. • Seven couples filed a federal lawsuit Friday challenging the constitutional ban on same-sex marriage in North Dakota, making it the last state in the country to be sued by couples seeking the right to marry in their home state. The lawsuit, filed in U.S. District Court in Fargo, challenges both North Dakota’s constitutional ban on gay marriage and its refusal to recognize marriages of same-sex couples who legally wed in other states. That means cases are currently pending in all...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-580368042014-06-06T13:09:01.664-06:00" id="#license-2014-06-06T13:09:01.664-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58036804@www.sltrib.com Fri, 06 Jun 2014 13:09:01 MDT Medical trial results promising for curing puppies’ parvo http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58014036-68/avianax-glynn-parvo-puppies.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58014036-68/avianax-glynn-parvo-puppies.html.csp">Medical trial results promising for curing puppies’ parvo</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By DAVE KOLPACK</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-06-01T13:13:38.754-06:00">Updated Jun 1, 2014 01:13PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Grand Forks, N.D. • A North Dakota company that discovered an antibody technology while trying to cure flocks of dying geese is using its research for a more warm and fuzzy purpose: saving puppies. Early tests performed on about 50 puppies in seven states for Grand Forks-based Avianax have resulted in a 90 percent cure rate for canine parvovirus, which spreads through animal waste and direct contact between dogs, usually at kennels, shelters and shows. Some puppies die from the virus and others ...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-580140362014-06-01T13:13:38.754-06:00" id="#license-2014-06-01T13:13:38.754-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58014036@www.sltrib.com Sun, 01 Jun 2014 13:13:38 MDT