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I - 1 .......... January 3; 2013 Page 5 Tod00 edger A-b00u O0 0 hills expected in Bismarck Notice To the editor: state to local schools with the hope of ZONING MEETING NOTICE The regular meeting of the Billings County Planning & Zoning Commis- sion wilt be held on Thursday, January 17, 2013 at 1:00 PM in the Commis- sioner's Room at the county court- house, Medora, ND. Items for the agenda include: Election of officers. 2013 meeting schedule and dead- lines for applications. Review the Zoning District bound- aries in townships 141-99 & 142-99. Other Business: The board will also address poten- tial & pending zoning violations and recommend any action needed by the Zoning Director, State's Attorney, or Board of County Commissioners. Dated at Medora this 28th day of December, 2012. Applications are available for review during regular of- fice hours at the Billings County Court- house. Joan Jurgens Billings County Audi- tor/Treasurer/Secretary (January 3 and 10) Beach City Council CITY COUNCIL PROCEEDINGS PUBLISHED SUBJECT TO THE GOVERNING BODY'S REVIEW AND REVISION A regular meeting of the Beach City Council was called to order by Mayor Walter Losinski at 7:00 pm December 17, 2012. Present when the meeting was called to order was Council Tim Marman, Mark Benes, Jeanne Larson, Paul Lautenschlager. Henry Gerving, Wade Walworth, PWS Dell Beach and City Auditor Kimberly Nunberg. Employees Meeting: Beach reported the trenching for the radar speed sign should take place this week. Nunberg reviewed here written report. Lautenschlager moved to amend the General Fund Fire Department Budget by an addi- tional $75,000 due to increased ex- penses, second by Larson. Motion carried unanimously. New Business: Final vouchers for year were re- viewed. Benes moved to approve the following vouchers, second by Wal- worth. Motion carried unanimously. 15918 Beach Food Center 110.32 15919 Dell Beach 43.00 15920 Emergency Apparatus 4646.02 15921 Expressway Inn 154.00 15922 VOID 15923 Golden Valley New s 297.84 15924 Goldenwest Electric 1075.00 15925 Jeanne Larson ' ' 66.30 15926 Marman Plumbing & Construction 1290.00 15927 Morrison Majerle 20.00 15928 ND Department of Health32.00 15929 Olympic Sales 359.88 15930 Prairie Lumber 122.00 15931 Rough Rider Industries 21.72 15932 Ryan Nunberg 40.00 15933 Safeguard Business System 255.09 15934 Steffan Saw & Bike 68.99 15935 Stockwell Cleaning 225.00 15936 Total Safety US 64720.00 15937 Fallen County Treasurer 1734.00 Correspondence from Roosevelt Custer Regional Council regarding their quarterly meeting was read. Thank you correspondence from Beach Area Chamber of Commerce and Kim Nunberg was read. No other business was brought for- ward. Gerving moved to adjourn, sec- ond by Marman. Motion carried unanimously. Meeting adjourned at 7:20 p.m. ATTEST: Walter Losinski, Mayor Kimberly Nunberg, City Auditor (January 3) Tile 63rd Legislature met in Bis- marck on Dec. 3-5 to organize for the upcoming session that starts o]1 Jan. 8. The legislators themselves were assigned their committees, desk loca- tions and parking spots. Newly elected legislators were given the oath of office and their state computer. They received training on the com- puter programs that will be used dur- ing the upcoming session. District 39's Sen. Bill Bowman and Rep. Keith Kempenich continued on the appropriation committees in their respective chambers. I will again serve on the Finance and Tax Committee and have been placed on the Transportation Committee. Ap- propriation committee members can only serve on the one committee where as other members serve two policy committees. The highlight of the meetings was Gov. Dalrymple's budget report. The governor's budget contained increases in all areas of government including allocations to oil and gas prod, ucing counties. It also included money for a fbnr-lane highway from Watlord City to Williston and reliever routes around Watford City, Alexander, New Town and Williston. There is a healthy increase in funding from the reducing property taxes along with a reduction in both personal and corpo- rate income taxes. It will be a good starting point and hopefully local po- litical subdivisions will be able to catch up on some of the 0il impact that we have seen in the area. There are some items in the budget that will be debated intensely, such as $10 mil- lion a year for a consew'ation group. Colleges m'e also asking for a large in- crease that is mainly for administra- tion purposes. I expect close to 11)00 bills to be presented this session in- cluding landowner protection, I)Ul penalties, truck tarps, caps on local property tax and much more. 1 plan to write a weekly legislative report as the session proceeds and the three of us wonld like to do some fo- rums around the district. If you have a group that would be willing to sponsor a thrum please contact me or Kempenich or Bowman. The earlier the forum the more input we'll be able to present for any legislation that's being considered. The best vay to contact us is by e-mail, and our e- mail address is the first letter of our Dame followed by our last name @nd.gov. Rep. David Drovdal Arnegard Time for resolutions Hat Tips By Dean Meyer Hello, lt's that time of the year again. Revolution. No, wait, resolution. That's it. Time to set new resolutions. Although sometimes I really feel that a revolution would be simpler. But, then again, l'm not sure what I woukl revolt against. Unless maybe it is setting resolutions. Shirley says I have room for im- proement! Really! I have room fir improvement. If that isn't a bunch of bull, I don't know what is. She says my number one resolu- tion can be how I react when the phone rings. You see, I am kind of a morning person. I don't mind the phone ringing at 5 in the morning. That's when I am at my best. And then I kind of slide down hill the rest of the day. Wheel of Fortune and Jeopardy are late night TV. So when phone rings atter six, and 1 am startled. I may utter a profanity. Like a "I ..... C ...... !'" And I guess maybe l've been doing it a little too long. R J, our four-year-old grandson, was here the other afternoon. Quietly playing with'his toy soldiers and trucks, the phone rang and before anyone could react, he nmttered under his breath. "Well J ..... C ...... "'! Like Grandpa, he doesn't like to be disturbed. And then Shirley has the audacity to say I could resolve to cut back on happy hour! Sacrilegious! Cut back on happy hour! I do think it wouldn't hurt to add an s. Make it happy hours. Since the past year they have been starting a little early. At least accord- ing to the head of the house. But when we are teetering on the brink of recession, I think it is patriotic to do what little I can to spur the economy on. Now, she has started hinting that 1 could spend a little more time think- But, then again, I'm not sure what I would revolt against. Unless maybe it is setting resolutions. lng of others at Christmas. You know, the gift giving thing. Cause you will never guess in a million years what 1 got her for Christmas this year! Re- ally! I'll be like Mitt Romney and bet you ten thousand dollars! Wait. Wait. You're not even close. Remember when I gave her that Butt Master thing? Remen3ber when I gave her that Thigh Master thing that Suzanne Sommers advertised. And rather than be grateful for worrying about her health, she wrapped it around my neck! Ungrateful. Well, this year, I searched deep into my soul for something that she really needed. And the day after Christmas, it dawned on me. Some- thing practical and necessary. Some- thing she could look at every day and think of me. Something round and shiny. Something that ever)' woman would love. A sink stopper. Ours had kind of rusted away and the sink wouldn't hold water while she did dishes. 1 wish you could have been there to see the tears of joy as she opened her only gift of the year. She was too choked up to talk. In fact, she hasn't spoken yet! I think I'm quite a guy. I resolve to keep it up. Later, Dean Area oil activity report The tbllowing relates to activity fi)r oil and gas wells in Stark. Billings and Golden Valley counties fi'om Dec. 16 to I)ec. 29 and is an excerpt from longer reports of the Oil and Gas Division of the N.D. Industrial Commission: WELLS RELEASED FROM "TIGHT HOLE" STATUS: #21897 - OXY USA INC., STATE HECKER 1-2-11H-142-98, SESE 35-143N-98W, BILLINGS CO., 598 bopd, 3072 bwpd - BAKKEN #22047 - FIDELITY EXPLO- RATION & PRODUCTION COM- PANY, TUHY HOMESTEAD 14-23H, NENE 14-140N-98W, STARK CO., 254 bopd. 404 bwpd - BAKKEN #22408 - CONTINENTAL RE- SOURCES, INC.. PROCH I-YH. SESW 7-141N-99W, BILLINGS CO., 113 bopd, 252 bwpd BAKKEN CONFIDENTIAL WELL PLUGGED OR PRODUCING: #22774 - WHITING OIL AND GAS CORPORATION, FROEHLICH 41-28PH, NENW 28- 140N-99W, STARK CO. PRODUCER ABANDONED: #07400 - PETRO-HUNT, L.L.C., TARNAVSKY 3-9-2BNENE 9- 144N-98W. BILLINGS CO. #15934 - PETRO-HUNT, L.L.C., ZABOLOTNY 4D-4-2HSESE 4- 144N-98W, BILLINGS CO. PERMIT: #24639 - GMX RESOURCES INC, FAIRFIELD STATE 21-16-2H. NENW 16-143N-99W, BILLINGS CO., 376' FNL and 2365' FWL, DE- VELOPMENT, ST. DEMETRIUS, 'Tight Hole', 2696' Ground, API #33- 007-01776 WELL APPROVED FOR "TIGHT HOLE" STATUS: #21947 - GMX RESOURCES INC, FAIRFIELD STATE 21-16- 1 H, NENW 16-143N-99W, BILLINGS CO. WELLS RELEASED FROM "TIGHT HOLE" STATUS: #20795 - WHITING OIL AND GAS CORPORATION, 3 J TRUST 34-8PH, SWSE 8- t 40N-99W, STARK CO., 1895 bopd, 1829 bwpd - BAKKEN #22372 - WHITING OIL AND GAS CORPORATION, 3J TRUST 24-8PH, SESW 8-140N-99W, STARK CO.. 1775 bopd, 1217 bwpd - BAKKEN PERMITTED FOR RE- ENTRY: #21947 - GMX RESOURCES INC, FAIRFIELD STATE 21-16-1 H, i ;" A truck from the Baker (Mont.) Fire Department, at right, ar- rives at a staging area for a saltwater disposal well fire in Wibaux County, Mont., on Dec. 31. (Photo by Richard Volesky) NENW 16-143N-99W, BILLINGS CO., 360' FNL and 2428' FWL, DE- VELOPMENT. ST. DEMETRIUS, API #33-007-01712 PERMIT RENEWAL: #22209 - PETRO-HUNT, L.L.C., FRITZ 142-100-22C-23-1 H, NWSW 22:142N-t 00W, BILLINGS CO., 'TIGHT HOLE' PERMITS: #24661 - WHITING OIL AND GAS CORPORATION. ZALESKY 21-17PH, SWSW 8-140N-98W, STARK CO.. 300' FSL and 74(/' FWL. DEVELOPMENT. NORTH CREEK, 21924', 9-5/8 inch 2623' Ground, API #33-089-00756 #24662 - WHITING OILAND GAS CORPORATION, ZALESKY ll-17PH, SWSW 8-140N-98W, STARKCO.. 300' FSL and 695' FWL, DEVELOPMENT, NORTIt CREEK, 20992', 9-5/8 inch 262 I' Ground API #33-089-00757 #24663 - WHITING OIL AND GAS CORPORATION, ZALESKY 14-8PH, SWSW 8-140N-98W, STARK CO., 300' FSL and 650' FWL, DEVELOPMENT, NORTH CREEK, 21474', 9-5/8 inch 2620' Ground, API #33-089-00758 CONFIDENTIAL WELL PLUGGED OR PRODUCING: #22694 - WttITING OIL AND GAS CORPORATION, BSMI, I 3006, LOT3 30-142N-100W. BILLINGS CO. PERMIT: #24670 - WHITING OIL AND GAS CORPORATION, PLIENIS 24-24. SESW 24-141N-104W, GOLDEN VALLEY CO., 230' FSL and 2200' FWL, DEVELOPMENT, CAMEL BUTTE, 'Tight Hole', 2815' Ground, API #33-033-00324 WELLS RELEASED FROM "TIGHT HOLE" STATUS: #20701 - WHITING OIL AND GAS CORPORATION, KORDON 11 -STFH, NWNW 8-143N- Bookmobile schedule Hansons' turnoff. 1 p.m., Amidon - Tuesday, Jan. 29, Slope County #3, rural Slope County, 11:30, Mar- marth; 2 p.m., Dale Hande's - Wednesday Jan. 16, 23 and 30, Billings County Resource Center, 10 a.m.-6 p.m., Medora Golden Valley County DAV van will be transporting veterans to Fargo the week of Jan. 9-11, with Steve Raisler as driver. To sched- ule a ride, call Henry Gerving: (701) 872-4673; (701) 440-0351; or (701) 872-3510. The van's cell # is (701) 540-2997. - Monday, Jan. 14 & 28, Prairie School, Fairfield , 9:30 a.m.-3:45 p.m. - Tuesday, Jan. 15, Slope County #1,9:45 a.m.. Ruggles': 10:30 a.m., Andersons': 11:15, Dilses'; 12, Narums'; 1 p.m., Stubers'; 2 p.m., Amidon - Tuesday, Jan. 22, Slope County #2, south on E. River Rd., noon at Please support your local merchants 101W, BILLINGS CO., 746 bopd, 768 bwpd - BAKKEN #21896 - OXY USA INC., STATE GRESZ 1-35-26H-143-98, SESE 35-143N-98W, BILLINGS CO.. 1080 bopd, 3429 bwpd - BAKKEN #22909 - CONTINENTAL RE- SOURCES, INC., CHARNWOOD 1-32H, SESW 32-141N-99W, BILLINGS CO., 703 bopd. 1760 bwpd - BAKKEN WELL NAME CHANGE: #12923 - WIHTING OIL AND GAS CORPORATION, ROXANE 21-16 SWD, NENW 16-140N- 100W, BILLINGS CO., (WAS: ROXANE 21-16H ) ADDITIONAL INFORMA- TION: CORRECTION TO PRE- VIOUS REPORT, CHANGES FIELD: #24670 - WHITING OIL AND GAS CORPORATION, PLIENIS 24-24, SESW 24-141N- 104W, GOLDEN VALLEY CO.. 230' FSL and 2200' FWL, DEVELOPMENT, CAMEL HUMP, 'Tight Hole', 2815' Ground, API #33-033-00324 TEMPORARILY ABAN- DONED WELL PLUGGED: #09607 - WHITING OIL AND GAS CORPORATION, NORTH ELKHORN RANCH UNIT 0804NWSE 8-144N- 101 W. BILLINGS CO. PERMITTED FOR INJEC- TION: #[2923- WHITING OIL & GAS CORPORATION, ROXANE 2 I- 16 SWD, NENW, SECI6-140N- 100W, BILLINGS CO. 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Other Business: The board will also address poten- tial & pending zoning violations and recommend any action needed by the Zoning Director, State's Attorney, or Board of County Commissioners. Dated at Medora this 28th day of December, 2012. Applications are available for review during regular of- fice hours at the Billings County Court- house. Joan Jurgens Billings County Audi- tor/Treasurer/Secretary (January 3 and 10) Beach City Council CITY COUNCIL PROCEEDINGS PUBLISHED SUBJECT TO THE GOVERNING BODY'S REVIEW AND REVISION A regular meeting of the Beach City Council was called to order by Mayor Walter Losinski at 7:00 pm December 17, 2012. Present when the meeting was called to order was Council Tim Marman, Mark Benes, Jeanne Larson, Paul Lautenschlager. Henry Gerving, Wade Walworth, PWS Dell Beach and City Auditor Kimberly Nunberg. Employees Meeting: Beach reported the trenching for the radar speed sign should take place this week. Nunberg reviewed here written report. Lautenschlager moved to amend the General Fund Fire Department Budget by an addi- tional $75,000 due to increased ex- penses, second by Larson. Motion carried unanimously. New Business: Final vouchers for year were re- viewed. Benes moved to approve the following vouchers, second by Wal- worth. Motion carried unanimously. 15918 Beach Food Center 110.32 15919 Dell Beach 43.00 15920 Emergency Apparatus 4646.02 15921 Expressway Inn 154.00 15922 VOID 15923 Golden Valley New s 297.84 15924 Goldenwest Electric 1075.00 15925 Jeanne Larson ' ' 66.30 15926 Marman Plumbing & Construction 1290.00 15927 Morrison Majerle 20.00 15928 ND Department of Health32.00 15929 Olympic Sales 359.88 15930 Prairie Lumber 122.00 15931 Rough Rider Industries 21.72 15932 Ryan Nunberg 40.00 15933 Safeguard Business System 255.09 15934 Steffan Saw & Bike 68.99 15935 Stockwell Cleaning 225.00 15936 Total Safety US 64720.00 15937 Fallen County Treasurer 1734.00 Correspondence from Roosevelt Custer Regional Council regarding their quarterly meeting was read. Thank you correspondence from Beach Area Chamber of Commerce and Kim Nunberg was read. No other business was brought for- ward. Gerving moved to adjourn, sec- ond by Marman. Motion carried unanimously. Meeting adjourned at 7:20 p.m. ATTEST: Walter Losinski, Mayor Kimberly Nunberg, City Auditor (January 3) Tile 63rd Legislature met in Bis- marck on Dec. 3-5 to organize for the upcoming session that starts o]1 Jan. 8. The legislators themselves were assigned their committees, desk loca- tions and parking spots. Newly elected legislators were given the oath of office and their state computer. They received training on the com- puter programs that will be used dur- ing the upcoming session. District 39's Sen. Bill Bowman and Rep. Keith Kempenich continued on the appropriation committees in their respective chambers. I will again serve on the Finance and Tax Committee and have been placed on the Transportation Committee. Ap- propriation committee members can only serve on the one committee where as other members serve two policy committees. The highlight of the meetings was Gov. Dalrymple's budget report. The governor's budget contained increases in all areas of government including allocations to oil and gas prod, ucing counties. It also included money for a fbnr-lane highway from Watlord City to Williston and reliever routes around Watford City, Alexander, New Town and Williston. There is a healthy increase in funding from the reducing property taxes along with a reduction in both personal and corpo- rate income taxes. It will be a good starting point and hopefully local po- litical subdivisions will be able to catch up on some of the 0il impact that we have seen in the area. There are some items in the budget that will be debated intensely, such as $10 mil- lion a year for a consew'ation group. Colleges m'e also asking for a large in- crease that is mainly for administra- tion purposes. I expect close to 11)00 bills to be presented this session in- cluding landowner protection, I)Ul penalties, truck tarps, caps on local property tax and much more. 1 plan to write a weekly legislative report as the session proceeds and the three of us wonld like to do some fo- rums around the district. If you have a group that would be willing to sponsor a thrum please contact me or Kempenich or Bowman. The earlier the forum the more input we'll be able to present for any legislation that's being considered. The best vay to contact us is by e-mail, and our e- mail address is the first letter of our Dame followed by our last name @nd.gov. Rep. David Drovdal Arnegard Time for resolutions Hat Tips By Dean Meyer Hello, lt's that time of the year again. Revolution. No, wait, resolution. That's it. Time to set new resolutions. Although sometimes I really feel that a revolution would be simpler. But, then again, l'm not sure what I woukl revolt against. Unless maybe it is setting resolutions. Shirley says I have room for im- proement! Really! I have room fir improvement. If that isn't a bunch of bull, I don't know what is. She says my number one resolu- tion can be how I react when the phone rings. You see, I am kind of a morning person. I don't mind the phone ringing at 5 in the morning. That's when I am at my best. And then I kind of slide down hill the rest of the day. Wheel of Fortune and Jeopardy are late night TV. So when phone rings atter six, and 1 am startled. I may utter a profanity. Like a "I ..... C ...... !'" And I guess maybe l've been doing it a little too long. R J, our four-year-old grandson, was here the other afternoon. Quietly playing with'his toy soldiers and trucks, the phone rang and before anyone could react, he nmttered under his breath. "Well J ..... C ...... "'! Like Grandpa, he doesn't like to be disturbed. And then Shirley has the audacity to say I could resolve to cut back on happy hour! Sacrilegious! Cut back on happy hour! I do think it wouldn't hurt to add an s. Make it happy hours. Since the past year they have been starting a little early. At least accord- ing to the head of the house. But when we are teetering on the brink of recession, I think it is patriotic to do what little I can to spur the economy on. Now, she has started hinting that 1 could spend a little more time think- But, then again, I'm not sure what I would revolt against. Unless maybe it is setting resolutions. lng of others at Christmas. You know, the gift giving thing. Cause you will never guess in a million years what 1 got her for Christmas this year! Re- ally! I'll be like Mitt Romney and bet you ten thousand dollars! Wait. Wait. You're not even close. Remember when I gave her that Butt Master thing? Remen3ber when I gave her that Thigh Master thing that Suzanne Sommers advertised. And rather than be grateful for worrying about her health, she wrapped it around my neck! Ungrateful. Well, this year, I searched deep into my soul for something that she really needed. And the day after Christmas, it dawned on me. Some- thing practical and necessary. Some- thing she could look at every day and think of me. Something round and shiny. Something that ever)' woman would love. A sink stopper. Ours had kind of rusted away and the sink wouldn't hold water while she did dishes. 1 wish you could have been there to see the tears of joy as she opened her only gift of the year. She was too choked up to talk. In fact, she hasn't spoken yet! I think I'm quite a guy. I resolve to keep it up. Later, Dean Area oil activity report The tbllowing relates to activity fi)r oil and gas wells in Stark. Billings and Golden Valley counties fi'om Dec. 16 to I)ec. 29 and is an excerpt from longer reports of the Oil and Gas Division of the N.D. Industrial Commission: WELLS RELEASED FROM "TIGHT HOLE" STATUS: #21897 - OXY USA INC., STATE HECKER 1-2-11H-142-98, SESE 35-143N-98W, BILLINGS CO., 598 bopd, 3072 bwpd - BAKKEN #22047 - FIDELITY EXPLO- RATION & PRODUCTION COM- PANY, TUHY HOMESTEAD 14-23H, NENE 14-140N-98W, STARK CO., 254 bopd. 404 bwpd - BAKKEN #22408 - CONTINENTAL RE- SOURCES, INC.. PROCH I-YH. SESW 7-141N-99W, BILLINGS CO., 113 bopd, 252 bwpd BAKKEN CONFIDENTIAL WELL PLUGGED OR PRODUCING: #22774 - WHITING OIL AND GAS CORPORATION, FROEHLICH 41-28PH, NENW 28- 140N-99W, STARK CO. PRODUCER ABANDONED: #07400 - PETRO-HUNT, L.L.C., TARNAVSKY 3-9-2BNENE 9- 144N-98W. BILLINGS CO. #15934 - PETRO-HUNT, L.L.C., ZABOLOTNY 4D-4-2HSESE 4- 144N-98W, BILLINGS CO. PERMIT: #24639 - GMX RESOURCES INC, FAIRFIELD STATE 21-16-2H. NENW 16-143N-99W, BILLINGS CO., 376' FNL and 2365' FWL, DE- VELOPMENT, ST. DEMETRIUS, 'Tight Hole', 2696' Ground, API #33- 007-01776 WELL APPROVED FOR "TIGHT HOLE" STATUS: #21947 - GMX RESOURCES INC, FAIRFIELD STATE 21-16- 1 H, NENW 16-143N-99W, BILLINGS CO. WELLS RELEASED FROM "TIGHT HOLE" STATUS: #20795 - WHITING OIL AND GAS CORPORATION, 3 J TRUST 34-8PH, SWSE 8- t 40N-99W, STARK CO., 1895 bopd, 1829 bwpd - BAKKEN #22372 - WHITING OIL AND GAS CORPORATION, 3J TRUST 24-8PH, SESW 8-140N-99W, STARK CO.. 1775 bopd, 1217 bwpd - BAKKEN PERMITTED FOR RE- ENTRY: #21947 - GMX RESOURCES INC, FAIRFIELD STATE 21-16-1 H, i ;" A truck from the Baker (Mont.) Fire Department, at right, ar- rives at a staging area for a saltwater disposal well fire in Wibaux County, Mont., on Dec. 31. (Photo by Richard Volesky) NENW 16-143N-99W, BILLINGS CO., 360' FNL and 2428' FWL, DE- VELOPMENT. ST. DEMETRIUS, API #33-007-01712 PERMIT RENEWAL: #22209 - PETRO-HUNT, L.L.C., FRITZ 142-100-22C-23-1 H, NWSW 22:142N-t 00W, BILLINGS CO., 'TIGHT HOLE' PERMITS: #24661 - WHITING OIL AND GAS CORPORATION. ZALESKY 21-17PH, SWSW 8-140N-98W, STARK CO.. 300' FSL and 74(/' FWL. DEVELOPMENT. NORTH CREEK, 21924', 9-5/8 inch 2623' Ground, API #33-089-00756 #24662 - WHITING OILAND GAS CORPORATION, ZALESKY ll-17PH, SWSW 8-140N-98W, STARKCO.. 300' FSL and 695' FWL, DEVELOPMENT, NORTIt CREEK, 20992', 9-5/8 inch 262 I' Ground API #33-089-00757 #24663 - WHITING OIL AND GAS CORPORATION, ZALESKY 14-8PH, SWSW 8-140N-98W, STARK CO., 300' FSL and 650' FWL, DEVELOPMENT, NORTH CREEK, 21474', 9-5/8 inch 2620' Ground, API #33-089-00758 CONFIDENTIAL WELL PLUGGED OR PRODUCING: #22694 - WttITING OIL AND GAS CORPORATION, BSMI, I 3006, LOT3 30-142N-100W. BILLINGS CO. PERMIT: #24670 - WHITING OIL AND GAS CORPORATION, PLIENIS 24-24. SESW 24-141N-104W, GOLDEN VALLEY CO., 230' FSL and 2200' FWL, DEVELOPMENT, CAMEL BUTTE, 'Tight Hole', 2815' Ground, API #33-033-00324 WELLS RELEASED FROM "TIGHT HOLE" STATUS: #20701 - WHITING OIL AND GAS CORPORATION, KORDON 11 -STFH, NWNW 8-143N- Bookmobile schedule Hansons' turnoff. 1 p.m., Amidon - Tuesday, Jan. 29, Slope County #3, rural Slope County, 11:30, Mar- marth; 2 p.m., Dale Hande's - Wednesday Jan. 16, 23 and 30, Billings County Resource Center, 10 a.m.-6 p.m., Medora Golden Valley County DAV van will be transporting veterans to Fargo the week of Jan. 9-11, with Steve Raisler as driver. To sched- ule a ride, call Henry Gerving: (701) 872-4673; (701) 440-0351; or (701) 872-3510. The van's cell # is (701) 540-2997. - Monday, Jan. 14 & 28, Prairie School, Fairfield , 9:30 a.m.-3:45 p.m. - Tuesday, Jan. 15, Slope County #1,9:45 a.m.. Ruggles': 10:30 a.m., Andersons': 11:15, Dilses'; 12, Narums'; 1 p.m., Stubers'; 2 p.m., Amidon - Tuesday, Jan. 22, Slope County #2, south on E. River Rd., noon at Please support your local merchants 101W, BILLINGS CO., 746 bopd, 768 bwpd - BAKKEN #21896 - OXY USA INC., STATE GRESZ 1-35-26H-143-98, SESE 35-143N-98W, BILLINGS CO.. 1080 bopd, 3429 bwpd - BAKKEN #22909 - CONTINENTAL RE- SOURCES, INC., CHARNWOOD 1-32H, SESW 32-141N-99W, BILLINGS CO., 703 bopd. 1760 bwpd - BAKKEN WELL NAME CHANGE: #12923 - WIHTING OIL AND GAS CORPORATION, ROXANE 21-16 SWD, NENW 16-140N- 100W, BILLINGS CO., (WAS: ROXANE 21-16H ) ADDITIONAL INFORMA- TION: CORRECTION TO PRE- VIOUS REPORT, CHANGES FIELD: #24670 - WHITING OIL AND GAS CORPORATION, PLIENIS 24-24, SESW 24-141N- 104W, GOLDEN VALLEY CO.. 230' FSL and 2200' FWL, DEVELOPMENT, CAMEL HUMP, 'Tight Hole', 2815' Ground, API #33-033-00324 TEMPORARILY ABAN- DONED WELL PLUGGED: #09607 - WHITING OIL AND GAS CORPORATION, NORTH ELKHORN RANCH UNIT 0804NWSE 8-144N- 101 W. BILLINGS CO. PERMITTED FOR INJEC- TION: #[2923- WHITING OIL & GAS CORPORATION, ROXANE 2 I- 16 SWD, NENW, SECI6-140N- 100W, BILLINGS CO. 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EST. 1954 4 3 Seventh Avenue East, Dickinson 701-225-2809 Mid-North America Stock Fund 0cpAxt ,' Fund invests in companies participating in the developmeM and i'luetion of oil and related industries of  resource-rich Williston Basin/ Mid,North Ama region. NDis the 2nd largest oil-producing state in the U.S. Top 25 holdin as of 9/28/2012" National 0ilwell Varco Inc. Oil States Intl Inc. C&J Energy Services Inc= Oasis Petroleum Agrium Inc. Kinder Morgan Inc. / Kodiak Oil ,t Gas Corp. Valero Energy Corp. Phillips 66 " Hatlibudon Company Dresser-Rand Group Inc. CF Industries HoldingsI: , Whiting Petroleum Corp. MOU Resources Group Inc. ONEOK Inc. I Williams Companies Ine, Schlumberger Ltd. Flotek Industries Inc. ; i Cameron International Corp. Ensco PIc, Tesoro Corp. Industries Inc. Weatherford International LW. 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