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Driver liability bill attracts opposition in North Dakota legislative committee
U.S. air strike kills more than 100 al Qaeda members
Trump, sworn in as U.S. president, promises to put 'America First'
'House of Cards' Season 5 sets premiere date
Anti-Trump protests turn violent at inauguration
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'
DHS wrestling flies past Jamestown
Dickinson High boys basketball survives against Bismarck
Demons stifle Midgets' offense
Heart River downs Trinity with last-minute free throws
Lately, late game scenarios a cinch for Blue Hawks
Port: He was a terrible president
Port: If it’s ok to be concerned about oil workers, it’s ok to be concerned about refugees
Port: Universities will consider rule change making it easier to fire tenured faculty, protests expected
McFeely: Ancient, out-of-touch white man in N.D. gives worst MLK Day speech in history
World of Wine: Nebbiolo -- the wine grape behind some of the best wines
Catherine (Kessel) Steinke
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
August 31, 2016
Western ND landfill operator found with radioactive waste
ALEXANDER, N.D.—An oil field waste landfill that withdrew its application to handle radioactive waste is under review for having tons of...
August 31, 2016 - 8:25pm
August 19, 2016
Discarded RVs a nuisance for Bakken salvage yard
ALEXANDER, N.D. — Abandoned campers from across the Bakken line up end to end in a McKenzie County salvage yard. The RVs, some burned or...
August 19, 2016 - 6:58pm
May 12, 2016
Residents of Alexander heated up over radioactive waste proposal
ALEXANDER -- The city hall in the hometown of North Dakota’s gentle environmental giant -- former Gov. Art Link -- started warm and only got...
May 12, 2016 - 10:31pm
March 1, 2016
10,000 gallons of gasoline released into soil at rural Bakken station
ALEXANDER -- An underground storage tank structurally failed Feb. 25 at a Bakken Oil Patch gas station along Highway 85, releasing 10,000 gallons of premium gasoline into the soil, the North Dakota Department of Health said Tuesday. Gasoline was put into a 20,000-gallon tank at Patriot...
March 1, 2016 - 4:05pm
September 15, 2015
Two men killed in crash identified
ALEXANDER — The North Dakota Highway Patrol has identified two men killed when the pickup they were in was hit by a tractor-trailer Sunday near Alexander in northwest North Dakota. Killed in the crash were Micah Martinez, 30, of Farmington, N.M., and Darrell Donahue, 26, of Reno,...
September 15, 2015 - 4:48pm
September 5, 2015
Alexander picks up sports again with oil boom growth
ALEXANDER — When Alexander, a growing Oil Patch town, has its first high school football game in 27 years today, the focus won’t be on the...
September 5, 2015 - 1:37am
September 2, 2015
Deputy seriously injured in two-vehicle crash in far northwest ND
ALEXANDER, N.D. -- A McKenzie County deputy was seriously injured in far northwest North Dakota on Wednesday morning when his patrol vehicle was struck by a truck on state Highway 200. According to the North Dakota State Patrol, Deputy Christopher Cloud, 28, in his 2014 Chevy...
September 2, 2015 - 6:40pm
PSC hearing set for proposed McKenzie County oil pipeline project
WATFORD CITY -- The North Dakota Public Service Commission’s public meeting about a proposed oil pipeline in McKenzie County is scheduled for 9 a.m. Thursday at Teddy’s Residential Suites in Watford City. NST Express, LLC has submitted an application for a permit for the location...
September 2, 2015 - 2:44pm
July 17, 2015
Housing project to stay closed after scheme
ALEXANDER — An oilfield housing camp developed by two men accused of defrauding investors in a $62 million Ponzi scheme will likely remain closed. The Great American Lodge near Alexander, which is owned by North Dakota Developments LLC, closed abruptly in May after the utility...
July 17, 2015 - 12:05am
May 13, 2015
Fargo contractor fined after hitting gasoline pipeline in western N.D.
BISMARCK – A Fargo contractor will pay a $6,000 fine for failing to notify the state before it began digging in western North Dakota and struck a fuel pipeline that released more than 36,500 barrels of gasoline onto the ground. Robert Gibb & Sons Inc. was installing a water...
May 13, 2015 - 4:31pm
April 15, 2015
Speeds reduced on US Highway 85
ALEXANDER - Speeds will be reduced on a section of U.S. Highway 85 through July as construction resumes on the next phase of expansion on the...
April 15, 2015 - 6:27pm
Tanker rollover causes Highway 200 closure near Alexander
ALEXANDER, N.D. – N.D. Highway 200 was closed for more than four hours Tuesday after a tanker truck loaded with propane rolled over, the North Dakota Highway Patrol said. The driver, Eric McCullough, 35, of Orlando, Fla., used excessive speed when turning from U.S. Highway 85...
April 15, 2015 - 10:15am
March 28, 2015
Bypassed bypasses: Officials work to make sure trucks use routes
As western North Dakota boomtowns work to catch up to growing truck traffic with bypasses around city centers, they’re also working to make...
March 28, 2015 - 6:11pm
March 9, 2015
State investigating oilfield fires, spills
BISMARCK – The Department of Mineral Resources, Oil and Gas Division, is working with fire officials in two counties to investigate the cause of two weekend fires at oil facilities. Marathon Oil Co. reported on Saturday a fire at an oil well location about five miles north of...
March 9, 2015 - 7:01pm
March 7, 2015
Pipeline leak reported in McKenzie County
ALEXANDER — A pipeline has leaked approximately 250 barrels of oil in McKenzie County. The leak occurred when the pipeline, owned by Belle Fourche Pipeline Co., was struck by equipment during excavation. The oil leak has been stopped and was mostly confined to the excavated area....
March 7, 2015 - 7:51pm