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Below is a list of prearranged training classes. If you would like to request additional training for your organization, please email awareness@mdu.com.

FREE Training for Emergency Officials, Emergency Responders, and Public Officials

Local, state or regional officials, agencies, and organizations with emergency response and/or public safety jurisdiction and city, county, state, or federal public officials having land-use or road jurisdiction in MDU’s operational areas are encouraged to take advantage of this valuable, free training. You all play a critical role in ensuring communities are prepared to take action consistent with the pipeline operator’s and other emergency responder’s programs. The following trainings help prepare Emergency officials/responders and public officials to take action in the rare event that a pipeline emergency does occur.

Meeting DateMeeting TimeTopicFacilityFacility AddressFacility CityRegistration Link
02/18/20196:00 p.m.Coordinated Response Exercise & Excavator Safety Program

Paradigm Liaison Serves
Ranch House Restaurant217 N. Main StTowner, NDClick here to register.
02/19/20196:00 p.m.Coordinated Response Exercise & Excavator Safety Program

Paradigm Liaison Serves
Gladstone Inn111 2nd St NEJamestown, NDClick here to register.
02/21/20196:00 p.m.Coordinated Response Exercise & Excavator Safety Program

Paradigm Liaison Serves
Gwinner Fire Department4 1st St SEGwinner, NDClick here to register.
02/28/20196:00 p.m.Coordinated Response Exercise & Excavator Safety Program

Paradigm Liaison Serves
Garrison City Auditorium32 S Main StGarrison, NDClick here to register.
03/05/20196:00 p.m.Coordinated Response Exercise & Excavator Safety Program

Paradigm Liaison Serves
Epping Rural Fire District301 Lawrence Ave Epping, NDClick here to register.
03/06/20196:00 p.m.Coordinated Response Exercise & Excavator Safety Program

Paradigm Liaison Serves
Pour Decisions121 Main StTioga, NDClick here to register.
03/12/20196:00 p.m.Coordinated Response Exercise & Excavator Safety Program

Paradigm Liaison Serves
AmericInn75 E River Rd SMedora, NDClick here to register.
03/13/20196:00 p.m.Coordinated Response Exercise & Excavator Safety Program

Paradigm Liaison Serves
Rough Rider Center2209 Wolves Den PkwyWatford City, NDClick here to register.
03/14/20196:00 p.m.Coordinated Response Exercise & Excavator Safety Program

Paradigm Liaison Serves
Fanatics Sports Bar2201 2nd Ave NW Beulah, NDClick here to register.
03/25/20196:00 p.m.Coordinated Response Exercise & Excavator Safety Program

Paradigm Liaison Serves
Drekker Brewing Co.630 1st Ave N #6Fargo, NDClick here to register.
03/26/20196:00 p.m.Coordinated Response Exercise & Excavator Safety Program

Paradigm Liaison Serves
Devils Lake Rural Fire Department1024 Hwy 20 SDevils Lake, NDClick here to register.
03/27/20196:00 p.m.Coordinated Response Exercise & Excavator Safety Program

Paradigm Liaison Serves
Grafton Fire Department5 E 4th St Grafton, NDClick here to register.

SDPA meetings are completed by 1/31/19 in MDU territory. Register or get more information by clicking here.

Meeting DateMeeting TimeTopicFacilityFacility AddressFacility CityRegistration Link
02/05/201911:00 a.m.Pipeline Awareness 1st Responders EMRamkota Inn800 N. PoplarCasper, WYClick here to register.
02/06/201912:00 p.m.Pipeline Awareness 1st Responders EMHistoric Sheridan Inn856 Broadway StSheridan, WYClick here to register.
Meeting DateMeeting TimeTopicFacilityFacility AddressFacility CityRegistration Link
02/19/201912:00 p.m.MLGPA Emergency Pipeline TrainingRed Lion5500 Midland RoadBillings, MTClick here to register.
02/20/201912:00 p.m.MLGPA Emergency Pipeline TrainingSuper 8201 14th St WHardin, MTClick here to register.
02/26/201912:00 p.m.MLGPA Emergency Pipeline TrainingSherman Inn200 E. Main StreetWolf Point, MTClick here to register.
02/27/201912:00 p.m.MLGPA Emergency Pipeline TrainingCottonwood Inn54250 US-2Glasgow, MTClick here to register.
02/28/201912:00 p.m.MLGPA Emergency Pipeline TrainingGreat Northern Hotel2 S. 1st St EMalta, MTClick here to register.
03/20/201912:00 p.m.MLGPA Emergency Pipeline TrainingSidney Country ClubMT-16Sidney, MTClick here to register.
03/21/201912:00 p.m.MLGPA Emergency Pipeline TrainingMoose Lodge415 N. Merrill AveGlendive, MTClick here to register.
Additional damage prevention online training and resources for Emergency Responders can be found at the following links:
For Public Officials:

FREE Training for Excavators and Contractors

We have training geared specifically for excavation and contractor companies who are involved with excavation activities around underground facilities. Excavation damage caused by excavation/contractor companies is the number one risk to underground facilities. Knowledge and understanding of your state’s Dig Laws and excavation best practices can help keep you, your employees, and your communities safe from incidents. The following trainings will help prepare those engaging in excavation safely dig around underground facilities, as well as detect and safely respond in the case that a damage or leak does occur.

Meeting DateMeeting TimeTopicFacilityFacility AddressFacility CityRegistration Link
02/25/20194:00 p.m.ND One Call ConceptsValley City Eagles Club345 12th Ave NEValley City, NDClick here to register.
02/26/20194:00 p.m.ND One Call ConceptsCity Brew Hall120 N. 4th StWahpeton, NDClick here to register.
02/28/20194:00 p.m.ND One Call ConceptsKC Hall522 4th ST NEDevils Lake, NDClick here to register.
03/11/20194:00 p.m.ND One Call ConceptsGrand Hotel1505 N BroadwayMinot, NDClick here to register.
03/12/20194:00 p.m.ND One Call ConceptsDickinson Aerie 232831 1st Ave EDickinson, NDClick here to register.
03/13/20194:00 p.m.ND One Call ConceptsBowman County Fairgrounds12 US-12Bowman, NDClick here to register.
03/19/20194:00 p.m.ND One Call ConceptsBeulah Civic Center112 7th St NEBeulah, NDClick here to register.
03/20/20198:00 a.m.ND One Call ConceptsHigh Plains Cultural Center470 5th St SWKilldeer, NDClick here to register.
05/07/20193:00 p.m.ND One Call ConceptsMDU Service Center909 Airport RdBismarck, NDClick here to register.
Meeting DateMeeting TimeTopicFacilityFacility AddressFacility CityRegistration Link
03/05/20198:00 a.m.Damage Prevention Meeting
SD One Call
Best Western Ramkota1400 8th Ave NWAberdeen, SDClick here to register.
03/08/20198:00 a.m.Damage Prevention Meeting
SD One Call
Ramkota920 W Sioux Avenue, Amphitheater1Pierre, SDClick here to register.
03/12/20198:00 a.m.Damage Prevention Meeting
SD One Call
Wrangler Inn820 W.Grand CrossingMoridge, SDClick here to register.
03/21/20198:00 a.m.Damage Prevention Meeting
SD One Call
Holiday Inn Convention Center305 N. 27th StSpearfish, SDClick here to register.
03/22/20198:00 a.m.Damage Prevention Meeting
SD One Call
Best Western Ramkota2111 N. LaCrosseRapid City SDClick here to register.
Meeting DateMeeting TimeTopicFacilityFacility AddressFacility CityRegistration Link
02/05/20197:30 a.m.One Call of WyomingRamkota Inn800 N. PoplarCasper, WYClick here to register.
02/06/20197:30 a.m.One Call of WyomingHistoric Sheridan Inn856 Broadway StSheridan, WYClick here to register.
Meeting DateMeeting TimeTopicFacilityFacility AddressFacility CityRegistration Link
02/13/20198:00 a.m.MT One Call Excavator TrainingRed Lion5500 Midland RoadBillings, MTClick here to register.
02/19/20196:00 p.m.MT One Call Excavator TrainingRed Lion5500 Midland RoadBillings, MTClick here to register.
02/20/20196:00 p.m.MT One Call Excavator TrainingSuper 8201 14th St WHardin, MTClick here to register.
02/26/20198:00 a.m.MT One Call Excavator TrainingSherman Inn200 E. Main StreetWolf Point, MTClick here to register.
02/27/20198:00 a.m.MT One Call Excavator TrainingCottonwood Inn54250 US-2Glasgow, MTClick here to register.
02/28/20198:00 a.m.MT One Call Excavator TrainingGreat Northern Hotel2 S. 1st St EMalta, MTClick here to register.
03/20/20196:00 p.m.MT One Call Excavator TrainingSidney Country ClubMT-16Sidney, MTClick here to register.
03/21/20196:00 p.m.MT One Call Excavator TrainingMoose Lodge415 N. Merrill AveGlendive, MTClick here to register.
Additional damage prevention online training and resources for excavators can be found at the following links: