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A refining moment
just learned this morning that Dakota Oil Processing LLC out of Wild and Wooley Wiliston, North Dakota, is trying to obtain financing and permits to construct a 200 million dollar 20,000 refinery some 16 miles out of Williston. The purpose for this refinery will be to produce mainly diesel to suppor…
Life’s twists and turns
I was up at the Marias Heritage Center last evening reading "Montana History". As I have blogged before, we are currently reading Helena author Lenore McKelvey Puhek's (it rhymes with Buick but she's driving an old Edsel rent-a-car this week) "Forever Friends&…
Google this!
Google's new privacy policy has defiate downsides for users, even though Google is doing its best not to mention them. There are still big, big privacy holes in Google. That's why my special guest at 4:35 this afternoon (Tuesday) on the Puffman Show says...
Wild and wooley Williston-Part 2
Tongues continue to wag around these parts about what's happening out Williston way. I came across a report recently that said self-defense products are becoming a hot item among the women folks in North Dakota's booming oil patch. A Dickinson, North Dakota pawn shop manager told one of th…
The Puffman is hooked
was at the Marias Heritage Center last evening (Tuesday) reading "Montana History" and I am really getting "hooked" on my friend, Lenore McKelvey Puhek's (it rhymes with Buick but her Yugo's in the shop and she's driving a Rambler loaner car this week)) tome, "Forever Friend…
Wild and Wooly out Williston way
I received a startling report this morning (Tuesday) from Williston, North Dakota. Currently there are some 84 companies involved in the oil industry out there in western North Dakota. There are now 258 wells and it takes between 2000 and 2200 semi loads of water per well...
Old dog learning new tricks
I have learned more about the Civil War in the first 11 chapters of Lenore Puhek's "Forever Friends" than I learned all my years in school. I'm currently reading "Forever Friends-The journey of two families from Civic War Virginia to Montana Territory 1860-1868&a…
The wheels are already turning
I'm already thinking about going up to the Marias Heritage Center this evening (Tuesday) to read Montana History. I'm really getting into this current book we're reading, "Helena author Lenore McKelvey Puhek's (it rhymes with Buick but she doesn't drive one) &qu…
There a time to be born, a time to die
The Bible says that there is a time for everything and a season for every activity under  heaven. A time to be born, a time to die. Penn State football coach Joe Paterno's time came early yesterday morning (Sunday). The "official" cause of death is attributed to lung canc…
talkin’ politics in the back of the hack
The Gabby Cabby, New York City cabdriver Pete Franklin says the number one topic of conservation in the back of his hack this week is POLITICS. Pete will be joining me this afternoon (Friday) around 4:30PM and he's trying to tell me that EVERYONE in New York City is a Democrat...
How cold WAS it last night?
I believe it was 16 below when I left the radio station last evening and headed for the Marias Heritage Center to read Montana History, but I can tell you that it was plenty warm and cozy inside the beautiful sun room at the Heritage. We're up to chapter #7 in Helena author Lenore Puhek's …
How long have we been celebrating MLK day?
Today, Monday, we are honoring and celebrating the late Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Former President Ronald Reagan was the one who signed a bill at the White House Rose Garden back in November of 1983, creating this federal holiday. My gosh, this special holiday will be 20 years old come next year a…

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