Former North Dakota Gov. Ed Schafer will be the keynote speaker at a one-day conference in Rapid City this week about the Bakken oil boom and opportunities for western South Dakota businesses.
Schafer will speak at 8 a.m. on Tuesday at the conference, which is sponsored by Hegg Companies Inc. of Sioux Falls and the Law Bulletin Publishing Company of Chicago.
Schafer was governor of North Dakota from 1992 to 2000. He served in 2008 as the U.S. Secretary of Agriculture. He serves on the Board of Directors for Continental Resources, Inc., one of the largest and most active oil exploration and production companies doing business in North Dakota.
The conference is being held at the Hilton Garden Inn. Pre-registration is $129.
Most Popular Today
Roads In Northern, Western Minnesota Get Speed Limit Boost
- 2.Your Money Matters
The Wage Gap
- 3.Retail & Restaurants
Sears 4Q Loss Narrows, Sales Slide As Business Shifts
- 4.Retail & Restaurants
Orion Breakfast Pizzas Expanding In Walmart Stores
- 5.Retail & Restaurants
Restaurant To Donate Contributions To CMN Thursday
FCC Approves New Internet Regulations
Looking At 2015's Economic Outlook
- 8.Development, Local Races
Civic Center Expansion Emotional Issue At Rapid City Forum
- 9.Your Money Matters
South Dakota Featured In Delta Sky Magazine
Friday Morning Business Brief