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Courtesy Photos by North Dakota Department of Health An oil well is ringed by an earthen berm to protect it near the confluence of the Yellowstone and Missouri rivers in northwest North Dakota from flood waters on Friday.

Flooded well spills oil into river

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TRENTON – Oil from one well has spilled into floodwaters near the confluence of the Yellowstone and Missouri rivers, where the rising waters threaten a total of 38 oil wells.


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Amy Dalrymple

Amy Dalrymple is a Forum News Service reporter stationed in the Oil Patch. She can be reached at or (701) 580-6890.