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Burke County Businesses 
  Burke County's economy is primarily agricultural  with a significant impact from the oil and gas industry. Currently there is a demand for oilfield workers and professional truck drivers. International trade and homeland security are also significant with many brokerage firms and government offices located at the 24 hour border station in Portal.  

Bear Paw Energy Gas Plant

Bear Paw Energy operates this gas plant near Lignite.


Powers Lake Housing, Inc


Please complete the Contact Us form or contact one the Board of Directors.


Powers Lake Housing Inc. is a group of investors committed to helping our community prosper and grow by supplying new housing in hopes of enticing new residents.


Area Newspapers

Burke County Tribune

The Burke County Tribune, published every Wednesday, is the official county paper. The newspaper office is located at 104 Railway St. SE in Bowbells.
Phone:  701-377-2626   Email: tribune@nccray.net

Kenmare News

The Kenmare News is published every Wednesday at Kenmare, ND.
Phone:  701-385-4275   Email: kenmnews@ndak.net

Divide County Journal

The Journal is published weekly in Crosby, ND by Steve Andrist
Phone:  701-965-6088    Email: journal@crosbynd.com

 Mountrail County Promoter

The Mountrail County Promoter is published weekly in Stanley, ND
Phone:  701-628-2333   Email:  promoter@midstatetel.com

Minot Daily News

The Minot Daily News is the primary daily newspaper for northcentral North Dakota
Phone:  701-857-1900   Email:  mdnews@ndweb.com






Oil well pumper


Oil pumping units like this one are common in the
Lignite, Flaxton and Battleview areas.



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Last Updated on 10/13/2015