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Burgum salary still debated in ND Legislature
U.S. judge blocks Trump sanctuary city order
N.Korea stages big artillery drill as U.S. submarine docks in South
Lawmakers: Former Trump adviser Flynn likely broke law with Russia trip
Kenya's last remaining northern white rhino joins popular dating app Tinder
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
Rock art ‘bugs’ come to life
Should pregnant mothers hang up their cell phones?
New study analyzes student loan refinancing process
Enjoy pizza, meet storybook characters; proceeds going toward Imagination Library
Watch: Harlem Globetrotter sinks incredible behind-the-back trick shot at US Bank Stadium
Golfers get relief from armchair judges watching video
Peterson agrees to terms with Saints, who open at Minnesota
Earnhardt Jr. to retire at end of NASCAR season
Dozier's three-run double provides Twins with 3-2 win
McFeely: NDSU rejects land swap
Port: House members laugh as they vote down 'Dollar Doug' amendment
Port: Senator Heidi Heitkamp took a mountain of money from special interest committees
Port: ND lawmaker says 'there’s absolutely zero chance we’ll be done on Tuesday'
Port: Heidi Heitkamp leaked her fundraising numbers early because she didn’t want you to see where the money came from
Mary Margaret Wolf
Bryan Wayne Cooper
Patricia "Patsy" Jost
Heidt and Horner plan wedding
Kristianson and Kilwein
Olson and Steffan
Engagement: Pottorff and Schank
Staff at Bully Pulpit Golf Course are ready for the season to begin
Recipe for good: Elks' eatery, events help fund scholarships, youth activities
Hidden gem: Medora officials work all year in preparation for the busy summer season
Boots Bar & Grill ready for another exciting season
Perfecting 'Players': Restaurant manager on delicious mission
Worlds Greatest City Wide Garage Sale
Honoring our Firefighters
June 8, 2013
Fargo's Sanford Health floods after water main breaks
FARGO -- A water main break Friday morning left a big mess at Sanford's Broadway Clinic in downtown Fargo. The Fargo Fire Department responded...
June 8, 2013 - 12:00am
June 5, 2013
Williston area residents face water restrictions as officials declare emergency
WILLISTON -- Officials here declared a water emergency Tuesday and asked residents of Williams and McKenzie counties to limit water use to essential...
June 5, 2013 - 12:00am
June 4, 2013
Water restrictions issued for Williston area
WILLISTON -- Officials here declared a water emergency today and asked residents of Williams and McKenzie counties to limit water use to essential needs only. The Williston Regional Water Treatment Plant is operating at a reduced capacity due to the spring rise in the Yellowstone...
June 4, 2013 - 2:58pm
May 29, 2013
Devils Lake forecast to approach record elevation
GRAND FORKS -- Devils Lake is likely to rise this year to within a half-foot of its 2011 record elevation of 1,454.3 feet. The National Weather Service forecasts a 50-50 chance the lake will surpass 1,453.8 feet this year.
May 29, 2013 - 12:00am
May 28, 2013
Driver pleads guilty to illegal saltwater dumping
BISMARCK -- A North Dakota truck driver has pleaded guilty to illegally dumping saltwater at a disposal well location in Williams County, marking the first criminal conviction for violating North Dakota Industrial Commission rules. According to a news release by the Industrial Commission,...
May 28, 2013 - 6:25pm
A silver-colored Buick makes a splash as it makes a turn through a large puddle on Highway 22 leaving Walmart in Dickinson on Monday afternoon....
May 28, 2013 - 12:00am
May 26, 2013
In North Dakota oil fields, 'water is for fighting'
WATFORD CITY - In towns across North Dakota, the wellhead of the North American energy boom, the locals have taken to quoting the adage: "Whiskey is for drinking, and water is for fighting." It's not that they lack water, like Texas and California. They are swimming in it, and it...
May 26, 2013 - 12:00am
May 19, 2013
Hoeven: A victory for the Missouri River Basin
This week, we scored a major victory for the people who live and work throughout the Missouri River basin. The U.S. Senate passed the States' Water Rights Act, legislation I introduced and attached to the Water Resources Development Act (WRDA) to bar the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers...
May 19, 2013 - 12:00am
May 18, 2013
North Dakota feeling a draft
The U.S. Department of the Interior released an updated draft of rules on hydraulic fracturing Thursday, but it appears those on both sides of the fracking issue are unhappy with the proposal.
May 18, 2013 - 12:00am
May 16, 2013
US Senate votes to ban fees for Missouri River water
FARGO -- A proposal to charge for water in Missouri River reservoirs would be banned under legislation passed Wednesday by the U.S. Senate. The States' Water Rights Act, sponsored by Sens.
May 16, 2013 - 12:00am
May 12, 2013
Water use up, officials say rationing possible
Go ahead and water that lawn, while you can. With residential, city and industrial uses all requiring their share of the precious resource,...
May 12, 2013 - 12:00am
May 7, 2013
SWA charges business with rigging hookup for free water
A Dickinson area business receiving services from Southwest Water Authority rigged a hookup to receive free water and the organization's Board of Directors is not happy about it. "This is more than system tampering," said SWA CEO Mary Massad at the board's monthly meeting at Elks...
May 7, 2013 - 12:00am
April 26, 2013
Fracking away the water: Report warns of dwindling supply due to oil industry
A scathing report issued Thursday by the Western Organization of Resource Councils says water used in the process of hydraulic fracturing, or fracking, is reaching a crisis point in Western states. The regional network of organizations' 37-page report, titled "Gone for Good," warns...
April 26, 2013 - 12:00am
March 17, 2013
North Dakota oil field is thirsty: 5.4B gallons of water used in 2012
WILLISTON -- The oil industry used at least 5.4 billion gallons of water in North Dakota in 2012, a record high and at least a 75 percent increase...
March 17, 2013 - 12:00am
March 16, 2013
Southwest Water Authority rated top 10 water
For a long time, the Southwest Water Authority CEO has been talking about how good her water tastes. If needed, she now has something to back it up with. After entering a competition for the first time, SWW finished in the top 10 in the world at the 23rd annual Berkeley Springs...
March 16, 2013 - 12:00am