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Pedestrian killed by train near Thompson, N.D.
Republican Rubio clears way for Tillerson's approval as top U.S. diplomat
ND House: Workers' comp can't be used for medical marijuana
S.D. state rep resigns after admitting sexual relationships with interns
Trump press secretary hints at pro-Dakota Access, Keystone moves
crime and courts
nation and world
MDU enters power purchase agreement for Thunder Spirit Wind project near Hettinger
U.S. oil rig count recovers to end 2016 near year-ago levels
New state regulations will affect repairs of pipeline
ND oil production up 7 percent, returns above 1 million barrels a day
Oil pipeline spill near Belfield estimated at 176,000 gallons
Counting on Student Loan Forgiveness? Better Check Your Eligibility Status Again
Magic, murder and mayhem; Foundation sponsors mystery dinner theater
Lauren Alaina to entertain at the Mardi Gras
Saving homeless pets; Oreo's Animal Rescue plans fundraiser
Trinity to present 'Into the Woods'
Patriots thrive in role as nationwide villain
Wild reassign F Gabriel
Make it 6: Vikings’ Barr named to Pro Bowl
Forsberg’s goals cap Nashville’s comeback at Wild
Towns lifts Wolves past Nuggets
McFeely: N.D. lifetime fishing license 'more complicated than it seems'
Port: ND Democrats have some good ideas on transparency and accountability laws
McFeely: It’s the media’s duty to shine light on hatred
Veeder: Hot dish and ice slabs key to staying warm in January
Swift: Lessons learned from watching parents age
Thomas F. Murtha
Medora gears up for visitors
New tellings of old museum stories
Beach vibe in the Bakken
Sax remodels downtown building into custom and detailing center
Business steady as Platinum Motorsports becomes certified
June 10, 2016
Mega oil well site planned near busy Lake Sakakawea boat ramp
NEW TOWN, N.D. -- A multi-well oil pad above one of the busiest boat ramps on Lake Sakakawea is under extended review by federal land managers...
June 10, 2016 - 5:58pm
June 3, 2016
Train carrying Bakken oil derails in Oregon
A Union Pacific train carrying North Dakota crude oil derailed and caught fire along Oregon's scenic Columbia River gorge on Friday, forcing the closure of an interstate highway and the evacuation of a school in the first major rail accident involving crude in a year. Union Pacific...
June 3, 2016 - 10:37pm
May 27, 2016
Fargo trying to brew up interest as site for oil conference
BISMARCK – Fargo is just a stone’s throw away from the Bakken. That was the message the Fargo-Moorhead Convention and Visitors Bureau conveyed...
May 27, 2016 - 1:44pm
May 24, 2016
Petroleum conference speakers optimistic about N.D. oil play’s future
BISMARCK – Real estate developer Ernie Graham has weathered booms and busts from Texas oil country to California’s Silicon Valley, and his message to those attending the Williston Basin Petroleum Conference here Tuesday couldn’t have been clearer. Hang in there. “Don’t bail...
May 24, 2016 - 5:25pm
May 18, 2016
Tribal members question water quality in response to new Bakken study
NEW TOWN – Some residents of the Fort Berthold Indian Reservation say they want greater monitoring of their drinking water to detect contamination...
May 18, 2016 - 9:06pm
In North Dakota's Oil Patch, a humbling comedown
WILLISTON -- Dave Van Assche didn't fret too much when oil prices started to slide in late 2014. The postal services business he had built over...
May 18, 2016 - 12:16pm
May 12, 2016
N.D. oil production drops 1 percent in March
WILLISTON, N.D. - North Dakota oil production fell about 1 percent in March to an average of 1.1 million barrels per day, the Department of Mineral...
May 12, 2016 - 2:03pm
May 11, 2016
Methane study: Bakken emits a lot, but maybe less than previously thought
WILLISTON – The Bakken oil and gas field emits 275,000 tons of methane each year, says a new study. The results of the study published Wednesday in the Journal of Geophysical Research: Atmospheres found that the Bakken is leaking a lot of methane, but less than some satellites have...
May 11, 2016 - 6:47pm
May 9, 2016
Spill reported north of Parshall
PARSHALL – An equipment failure caused 259 barrels, or 10,878 gallons, of saltwater to release from a site about 7 miles north of Parshall on Saturday, the Oil and Gas Division said Monday. EOG Resources reported the spill at a central tank battery site in Mountrail County. The...
May 9, 2016 - 2:52pm
May 4, 2016
Davis Refinery discussion tabled by Billings County Commission
MEDORA—The Billings County Commission—and specifically the topic of rezoning more than 700 acres of land for the proposed Davis Refinery...
May 4, 2016 - 9:52am
May 3, 2016
Regulators won’t penalize Bakken pipeline developers for early construction
DES MOINES, Iowa -- A Texas oil company violated terms of a hazardous liquid pipeline permit by starting construction early without notifying inspectors, but Iowa regulators will not impose a fine, which could have reached $200,000, according to an order released Tuesday. The Iowa...
May 3, 2016 - 8:08pm
May 2, 2016
Despite thousands of empty bedrooms, optimism still alive in ND Oil Patch
WILLISTON -- Though thousands of hotel rooms and apartments sit empty and a major big-box store is about to close, those who work there say they're...
May 2, 2016 - 10:41pm
April 25, 2016
Cruz, Trump campaigns showing interest in ND oil conference
BISMARCK – The campaigns for Donald Trump and Ted Cruz have “shown an interest” in this year’s Williston Basin Petroleum Conference....
April 25, 2016 - 9:53pm
April 15, 2016
Environmental groups challenge state for violating open record laws
BISMARCK -- Environmental groups have filed suit against the State Health Council saying it held an illegal meeting when it approved new rules for radioactive waste dumping in North Dakota and the rules should be voided. The suit was filed Thursday by the North Dakota Energy Industry...
April 15, 2016 - 3:40pm
April 12, 2016
Group of landowners sues over Bakken pipeline
DES MOINES, Iowa -- A group of landowners in the path of an interstate crude oil pipeline is suing Iowa regulators, contending eminent domain shouldn’t have been allowed because the developer doesn’t qualify as a utility. Bill Hanigan of the Davis Brown Law Firm filed the lawsuit...
April 12, 2016 - 9:54pm