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Clash near Cannon Ball subsides as protesters, law enforcement report Thursday's toll
Police: Shots fired at law officers, protesters pepper sprayed as protest site turns tense
ND man gets 19 years for killing co-worker, dumping body in field
Winning in court, losing on the ground: uncertainty clouds U.S. voting rights
1 killed, 1 injured in crash near Wahpeton
crime and courts
nation and world
Obama administration sends $28 million to aid coal regions
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
Ark Encounter brings biblical story to life: Faith Expressions to showcase Noah’s Ark collection
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
Cutler's back in time to face his fave foe
Thief River Falls' Bergland off to blazing start for Bemidji State
Bailey or Dunne? Bison expecting both to play against them on Saturday
Bismarck volleyball sweeps Midgets
'The complete package'
ERICKSON: False hope and lies from the Trump campaign
MURDOCK: Hillary's new hires would go FAR beyond the Supreme Court
HEDGER: Time to finish the job, for jobs
OMDAHL: Lack of research endangers Marsy's Law
JACOBS: Election could gauge party loyalty in North Dakota
James "Jim" Danks
Martin R. Harnisch
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 15, 2015
Lightning causes saltwater spill
BISMARCK — A lightning strike is being blamed for a saltwater spill in McKenzie County. Enduro Operating reported Friday that an estimated 440 barrels of saltwater was released and contained about 21 miles south of Alexander, the state Department of Mineral Resources...
June 15, 2015 - 3:46pm
June 5, 2015
Public comment sought for BakkenLink Pipeline
BISMARCK — The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers is seeking public comment for a proposed pipeline that would cross the Missouri River and Lake Sakakawea from Williams County to McKenzie County. The 16-inch diameter pipeline, a project of BakkenLink Pipeline LLC, would transport crude...
June 5, 2015 - 11:13pm
May 18, 2015
EPA involved in 2014 pipeline leak investigation
MANDAREE – The Environmental Protection Agency is investigating whether Crestwood Midstream violated the Clean Water Act last year when a pipeline...
May 18, 2015 - 3:06pm
February 10, 2015
Company updates saltwater spill cleanup
WILLISTON – Cleanup crews have removed nearly 6 million gallons of water from the site of a pipeline rupture north of here, but a large amount of that water is believed to be snowmelt and freshwater from Blacktail Creek. Meadowlark Midstream, a subsidiary of Summit Midstream,...
February 10, 2015 - 4:09pm
January 23, 2015
Source water spill reported in Williams Co.
TIOGA — The North Dakota Department of Health is responding to a source water spill in Williams County. Hess Bakken Investments II reported that 2,500 barrels, or almost 105,000 gallons, of source water was released from a pipeline and has impacted a local stock dam about 9 miles...
January 23, 2015 - 12:13am
January 21, 2015
Glendive residents cope with water contamination
GLENDIVE, Mont. — When Ginger Mosley first detected the smell of oil in the water at her home on Dodge Street in Glendive, it didn’t take...
January 21, 2015 - 10:03pm
VIDEO: Williams Co. brine spill is biggest in years
A spill earlier this month from a saltwater line north of Williston has turned out to be the biggest spill of North Dakota's current oil boom. Approximately 70,000 barrels, or nearly 3 million gallons, of the brine escaped a rupture in a gathering line operated by Bridger Pipeline...
January 21, 2015 - 8:41pm
January 8, 2015
Saltwater spill affects Blacktail Creek
WILLISTON — An undetermined amount of saltwater was released in Williams County, impacting nearby waters in Blacktail Creek, downstream from Blacktail Lake, the North Dakota Department of Health said. Summit Midstream reported the release of produced water from a saltwater disposal...
January 8, 2015 - 9:51pm
December 17, 2014
Utah company fined $687,000 for saltwater violations
BISMARCK — The North Dakota Industrial Commission fined a Utah company $687,000 on Wednesday for violating state rules on saltwater waste disposal. The complaint against Springville, Utah-based Redemption Energy LLC alleges the company built an underground saltwater injection well...
December 17, 2014 - 11:08pm
December 8, 2014
Unknown amount of water, chemicals spill into Cherry Creek
WATFORD CITY, N.D. -- An unknown amount of a mixture of bentonite, water and an additive has spilled, impacting Cherry Creek about 7 miles southwest of Watford City in McKenzie County, a North Dakota Department of Health official said Monday. Kris Roberts, an environmental geologist...
December 8, 2014 - 10:42am
December 3, 2014
Small brine spill contained after impacting soil
MCGREGOR -- The North Dakota Department of Health reports 15 barrels of brine has been spilled in Divide County about 6 miles northwest of McGregor. Initial data from Continental Resources, Inc., states the oilfield produced water or brine was released due to a gasket leak on...
December 3, 2014 - 3:50pm
November 29, 2014
Williston sells wastewater to oil company for fracking
WILLISTON — The Williston City Commission approved a contract for the city’s wastewater to be sold to Oasis Petroleum for use as hydraulic fracturing water. “This will help with our volume issues,” said Public Works Director David Tuan. “We have far too much wastewater...
November 29, 2014 - 10:01pm
November 18, 2014
Oil, saltwater spill contained in McKenzie County
ALEXANDER, N.D. -- Four barrels of oil and 317 barrels of saltwater was spilled and has been contained 5 miles north of Alexander in McKenzie County in western North Dakota. Whiting Oil and Gas reported the spill Monday at the Taylor 14-7H central tank battery was due to a frozen...
November 18, 2014 - 11:09am
November 17, 2014
Groundwater study shows no contamination
RESTON, Va. -- Random sampling of shallow groundwater in the Bakken and Three Forks formations in North Dakota and Montana shows no early evidence of contamination from the region’s energy development, according to a federal study. “These results are good news for water users,...
November 17, 2014 - 7:35pm
October 23, 2014
Failed valve causes saltwater spill near Ross
BISMARCK -- A failed valve caused a tank to spill 830 barrels of saltwater near Ross in western North Dakota. Statoil Oil & Gas LP reported the incident about 6 miles southwest of Ross in Mountrail County on Wednesday, according to the North Dakota Oil and Gas Division. The...
October 23, 2014 - 11:02am