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Dickinson, Stark County want police housing aid DICKINSON (AP) — Dickinson and Stark County are cooperating in an at-

tempt to get a slice of $3 million in grants to build housing for law enforcement officers. Dickinson city administrator Shawn Kessel said the city and Stark County

could qualify for financing up to eight housing units. Both apartments and homes could be eligible. Stark County Commissioner Jay Elkin said it’s difficult to recruit police officers

and sheriff ’s deputies to southwestern North Dakota because of a housing short- age caused by the region’s oil development. Stark County Sheriff Clarence Tuhy said the joint grant application could help

the community of Belfield, west of Dickinson. Tuhy said Belfield can’t hire its own law officer because there’s no place for the

person to live.

Crew camps, housing proposed for N.D. reservation NEW TOWN (AP) — A Fort Worth, Texas, company has proposed building

three crew camps on the Fort Berthold Indian Reservation in western North Da- kota. Enspire Management Consulting Group, LLC, said revenues generated from

need of housing. Michael Bay, managing member of Enspire, said that, initially, the project was

the crew camps will go toward building about 210 single-family homes for Three Affiliated Tribes’ members living on the reservation. The Fort Berthold Reservation is in the heart of state’s oil boom and is in dire

for the Four Bears Segment but it has been expanded to include New Town and Mandaree. Bay said the revenue from the crew camps would generate the necessary capi- tal to build the new subdivisions and houses at no cost to the Three Affiliated

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Tribes. Enspire officials presented their project and a resolution to the tribal business

council last month. The council’s executive committee unanimously approved the resolution, and

the full tribal council is slated to vote on it June 14. Bay said the company hopes to begin construction on crew camps later this


Dunn County zoning board endorses oil worker camp DICKINSON (AP) — Dunn County’s zoning board has endorsed construc-

tion of a new camp for oil field workers capable of holding 500 people. A company called Five Diamond Fund Managers is developing the camp.

Spokesman Brian Hymel said if the project gets final approval, it will be built in two stages of 250 units each. Hymel said the company may want to build more units, depending on the

housing demand. He said the company doesn’t want to overbuild. The Dunn County Commission must give final approval to the project before

it can be built.

N.D. Highway 73 closed for repairs Construction that began June 6 on N.D. Highway 73, approximately 24 miles

east of Watford City, will close the roadway to through traffic until August. The project will consist of repairing a half-mile section of the roadway that was

damaged due to a landslide in the area last year. Local traffic will be allowed to enter from the east or west end of the project. Through-traffic must use an alternate route on N.D. Highway 22 and N.D.

Highway 23. For road information, call 511 from any type of phone or go to the website

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