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July 8, 2014
FNS Photo by Michael Vosburg
A flare-up of a Monday storage tank fire burns Tuesday in button
Video: Lightning strikes oilfield site: Tanks still smoldering day after fire started
July 8, 2014 - 12:23pm
July 7, 2014
A lightning strike caused an explosion, fire and release at the Helling Saltwater Disposal Well about three miles south of Alexander on Monday. Submitted photo by Karolin Rockvoy, McKenzie County Emergency Services.
Lightning causes fire, spill
July 7, 2014 - 9:57pm
July 5, 2014
FNS Photo by Amy Dalrymple
Tobacco Depot owner Phil Hamda helps a customer on Thursday at his shop in Alexander.
FOTB: Smoke shop angles for return customers
July 5, 2014 - 11:43pm
May 1, 2014
Highway 85 reopened in McKenzie County north of Alexander
May 1, 2014 - 1:53am
April 28, 2014
Man injured, faces charges after accident
April 28, 2014 - 11:44am
April 19, 2014
FNS Photo by Amy Dalrymple
Jodi and Timothy McGowan, pictured Wednesday, recently opened Comet Convenience Store in Alexander.
FOTB: How convenient: Mom-and-pop store aims to keep small-town feel
April 19, 2014 - 10:51pm
April 9, 2014
Tank overflow reported at oil well near Alexander
April 9, 2014 - 3:39pm
April 8, 2014
State breaks ground on bypass projects
April 8, 2014 - 2:18pm
March 21, 2014
Courtesy Photos by North Dakota Department of Health
Crews clean up a crude oil spill near Alexander on Thursday. The pipeline spilled 800 barrels, according to the North Dakota Department of Health.
Oil spill initial estimate doubled to 800 barrels: Department of Health says about half escaped into dry drainage
March 21, 2014 - 10:29am
March 20, 2014
Crews cleaning up pipeline oil spill that leaked 400 barrels
March 20, 2014 - 11:27pm
February 27, 2014
Internet Photo
Devin Blowers and Katie Ray Christopherson in a photo from Christopherson’s Facebook page. The couple died from apparent gunshot wounds Monday near Alexandria, Minn.
ND couple death declared murder-suicide: Family and friends shocked by violent tragedy, see drug addiction as a factor
February 27, 2014 - 11:45pm
February 15, 2014
Pipeline leaks 400 barrels of oil
February 15, 2014 - 12:32am
February 14, 2014
Damaged pipeline leaks 400 barrels of oil
February 14, 2014 - 7:34pm
November 19, 2013
350-barrel oil spill reported in McKenzie County
November 19, 2013 - 11:23am
November 7, 2013
A tank explosion caused a fire at a saltwater disposal facility near Alexander on Thursday. An estimated 2,440 barrels of saltwater and 270 barrels of oil spilled at the site. Photo courtesy of McKenzie County Emergency Management
Explosion at saltwater tank causes fire, spills; Man suffers heart attack while responding
November 7, 2013 - 6:16pm