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Boy, 12, points toy gun at woman at school
Dickinson educators view documentary about reforming traditional learning
Trump to meet Mexican president Wednesday
Teacher, spouse who died in murder-suicide had been accused in sex case
USFS extends Dakota Prairie Grasslands Demonstration Project for 10 years
crime and courts
nation and world
255 barrels of produced water spills in Billings County
Worker dies on Dakota Access Pipeline
Energy leaders partner with UND division for carbon-capture efforts
Minnesota will not appeal North Dakota coal power suit
Standing Rock tribal leaders represented by former U.S. attorney
How to stop credit card fraud while traveling
Veeder: At the ranch, circle of life can be tough to witness
Texting changes all punctuation rules. Period.
Celebrating the first 100 years: Sacred Heart Monastery observes anniversary of becoming an independent Benedictine commuity
DSU welcomes global exchange students from Pakistan, Tunisia
Midgets volleyball drops West Region opener to Demons
Lots of intriguing QBs out there on the market for Vikings
UND prepares for opener at Stony Brook
Prized Twins reliever might go to fall league
Indians hand Twins 12th straight loss
Holten: Behind the scenes with a pickup man
It's a good thing Kaepernick can choose to sit during national anthem
Other Views: TR National Park get OK today?
Port: DHS audit revealed shameful conduct which put children at risk
Omdahl: National interests taking over state initiatives
good bad and ugly
Ilene (Hanel) Gill
Richard "Dick" Hegge
Andrew J. Volesky
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 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,...
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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
March 9, 2013
Changes on Fargo-Moorhead diversion amendments likely, but doubts linger
BISMARCK -- House Majority Leader Al Carlson of Fargo said Friday he is open to contributing more state funds toward the Fargo-Moorhead Area Diversion Project, though whether the project will be able to make use of the money remains in doubt. Carlson met with Fargo city officials...
March 9, 2013 - 12:00am
Legislation could negatively impact WAWSA's ability to repay state loans
Leaders from northwestern North Dakota appeared before the House Energy and Natural Resources Committee on Thursday in opposition to pending legislation that could negatively impact the Western Area Water Supply Authority's ability to repay its state loans and cause the burden to...
March 9, 2013 - 12:00am