Refinery groundbreaking planned for May 8

MAKOTI The date for groundbreaking at the state’s newest refinery has been set.

The Three Affiliated Tribes will hold a groundbreaking ceremony for its refinery May 8 at 4:30 p.m. at the refinery site, west of Makoti.

The ceremony will be held immediately after the closing of the MHA Nation’s Annual Bakken Oil & Gas Expo. The expo is being held both May 7 and 8 at the 4 Bears Event Center, west of New Town.