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Dickinson Rural Fire Department Chief Andy Paulson walks near a saltwater spill about 3 miles west of Dickinson on Tuesday. A contractor ruptured an underground oil field saltwater line along Highway 10 just west of Dickinson sometime Tuesday afternoon or evening, Paulson said.

Saltwater line by Highway 10 severed

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Contractors working on an underground line severed a saltwater line just west of Dickinson on Tuesday, causing the liquid to spill into a ditch.


Stark County Road Superintendent Al Heiser said he received a call at 7:39 p.m. alerting him that a line had been ruptured in a north side ditch along Highway 10, about 3 miles west of Dickinson.

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Bryan Horwath
A Wisconsin native, Horwath has been covering news in the Oil Patch of North Dakota since 2012. Horwath currently serves as the senior agriculture and political reporter for The Dickinson Press and, despite the team's tendency to always let him down, remains a diehard Minnesota Vikings fan.
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