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DPS under investigation, parent alleges rooms used without parental consent
Police Blotter: Camper stolen from RV parking lot
Dog handlers not licensed to work security
Actor Mark Ruffalo joins effort opposing pipeline, Dakota Access says trespassers will be 'removed from the land'
Dickinson airport awarded Essential Air Service contract
crime and courts
nation and world
Spill reported at well site without berm
ND health department tightens up on radioactive waste monitoring
Treater leak spills oil, brine in Mountrail County
Legal challenges buy time to develop clean coal
Coal prepares for carbon-free future as industry pushes developing commercially viable programs
Veeder: Rainy horse ride triggers memory of couple's beginnings
Dullum climbs Mount Rainier with his Scout troop
Revitalizing Ukrainian churches: Priest and family from Ukraine arrive in western ND
Gabbert specializes in unlocking puzzles of the mind
Watford City to host triple header concert
Siemian, Broncos ruin Osweiler's homecoming
Dickinson State women's basketball has sights set on NSAA crown
Dickinson State cross country shows well at Mt. Marty Invite
Hype building for No. 17 UND football vs. Weber State on Saturday
One year after Saunders' death, heartbroken players give him credit for bringing emerging elite team together
OMDAHL: Lack of research endangers Marsy's Law
JACOBS: Election could gauge party loyalty in North Dakota
Forum editorial: Re-elect Cramer to House
Our View: This time for president, none of the above
Port: Standing Rock has set themselves up to lose big
Carol Ann Zimmermann
Keith Duane Bittenbinder
Elizabeth "Liz" Bobb
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
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
Oil products show returns for second year
Though western North Dakota is nearly a year and a half into an oil industry slowdown, the DAWA Solutions Group is hoping folks in the local...
April 12, 2016 - 6:40pm
April 4, 2016
Wyo. attorney urges Bakken landowners to organize
STANLEY — Landowners negotiating with pipeline companies can gain leverage if they work together, an attorney told a group of Bakken farmers and ranchers Monday. “When you can get organized and you can get enough landowners put together, then you can make quite a big difference,”...
April 4, 2016 - 9:20pm
March 31, 2016
Energy and property right info session set for Monday
STANLEY, N.D. – Two lawyers with experience in energy law and property rights issues will hold a free session for landowners in the Bakken on Monday. Frank Falen and Karen Budd-Falen of the Budd-Falen Law Offices in Wyoming will hold informational sessions on Monday in at the...
March 31, 2016 - 4:40pm
March 14, 2016
Decades later, holes drilled in search for oil now flooding land
WILLISTON – A ditch near Williston is flooded with water, but it’s not the result of unseasonably warm weather. It’s a remnant of 1970s...
March 14, 2016 - 11:11am