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Oil industry workers split between Trump and Clinton
Piepkorn renewing his attacks on refugee settlement earning rebuke from Strand
Police Blotter: Minnesota man arrested for simple assault
Decker sentenced to prison time in continuous sexual abuse of a child case
DSU chemistry lab professor recovers after explosion, college examines emergency protocol
crime and courts
nation and world
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
Coal prepares for carbon-free future as industry pushes developing commercially viable programs
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
Watford City to host triple header concert
Dickinson State cross country shows well at Mt. Marty Invite
Hype building for No. 17 UND football vs. Weber State on Saturday
One year after Saunders' death, heartbroken players give him credit for bringing emerging elite team together
World Series Cinderellas deserve to be in Fall Classic
Zimmer says he has faith, but not proof yet of top team
Our View: This time for president, none of the above
Port: Standing Rock has set themselves up to lose big
Our View: Dickinson should improve liquor laws, increase licenses
Other Views: Lawless, bullying 'Keep It in the Ground' tactics fail
Governor candidate: Focus on public education first
Elizabeth "Liz" Bobb
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
September 19, 2016
Easy resolution unlikely for contentious Dakota Access pipeline
CANNON BALL—A potential rerouting of a long-anticipated pipeline at the center of a protest in North Dakota would be a laborious and costly...
September 19, 2016 - 10:58am
May 13, 2015
Gardner: What would it take to free U.S. oil exports?
WASHINGTON -- Lawmakers pushing to repeal the 1970s-era ban on U.S. oil exports face a steep obstacle: The Obama administration sees no need to fully remove the restriction while the country is still importing part of its oil supply. And many politicians are wary of a voter backlash...
May 13, 2015 - 3:52pm
February 2, 2015
Kemp: Oil prices jolted as falling rigs wrong-foot bears
Oil prices surged 8 percent on Friday as the market digested news another 94 rigs previously drilling for oil in the United States had been idled over the previous week. It was the largest number of rigs de-activated in a single week since at least 1987 and triggered the biggest...
February 2, 2015 - 2:44pm
January 7, 2015
Kemp: Bakken oil prices not far from 2008-09 lows
Prices received by oil producers in North Dakota's Williston Basin have averaged less than $34 per barrel so far this month, according to the list of posted prices issued by Plains Marketing. Prices have fallen by almost two-thirds since June 2014, when Plains posted an average...
January 7, 2015 - 12:20pm
December 8, 2014
Kemp: Watching for a drilling slowdown in North Dakota
In the next few months, everyone in the oil market will be intently watching the volume of new drilling activity in the shale plays of the United States for any signs of a slowdown in response to the fall in oil prices. There are more than a dozen major shale plays in production....
December 8, 2014 - 11:53pm
April 30, 2014
Kemp: Rising stocks reflect overpriced US crude
U.S. crude stocks held by refiners, traders and pipeline companies have hit the highest level since the Great Depression, as refiners hold out for cheaper prices before they take in more domestic oil. Stocks rose 3.5 million barrels last week to almost 398 million barrels, according...
April 30, 2014 - 10:53pm
April 9, 2014
Benson: A different view of addiction counseling
Charlie Sheen, Lindsay Lohan, Robert Downey, Jr., Britney Spears, the late Whitney Houston, and countless numbers of other celebrities have gone through rehab at least once, and each experienced far less than a full cure. The actor Danny Bonaduce — the red-headed middle son on...
April 9, 2014 - 5:37pm
January 20, 2014
Sarah Speaks: A closer look at the Internet
The invention of the Internet has become one of the greatest technological changes and has impacted the lives of Americans economically and socially. In today’s world, almost anything can be found on the Internet and it has an impact on almost every facet of our lives. People can...
January 20, 2014 - 4:08pm
January 18, 2014
Burgess: Who’s the most famous North Dakotan?
FARGO — For a state that claims to be “legendary,” you’d think there would be more famous people. Spurred by a recent debate about the...
January 18, 2014 - 10:21pm
January 17, 2014
Barone: Population declining in states with high dependence on government
The Census Bureau’s holiday treat is its release of annual state population estimates, to be digested slowly in the New Year. The headline...
January 17, 2014 - 2:45pm
January 7, 2014
Kemp: Fireballs jeopardize oil-by-rail business
By John Kemp / Reuters LONDON — The rising number of serious accidents involving oil tank cars over the past 12 months suggests that shippers are underestimating the safety risk of transporting crude by rail. If the industry and regulators do not resolve these issues promptly,...
January 7, 2014 - 1:07pm
February 6, 2013
Analysis: The issues and interests behind North Dakota's higher ed crisis
North Dakota looks poised for a big fight over higher education. Governing the state's colleges and universities has bedeviled the state since the beginning, and there have been several crises. The current situation seems heading in that direction. Here's a brief tutorial about the...
February 6, 2013 - 12:00am
August 7, 2008
City analysis finds mosquito population under control
DICKINSON - Part of living in North Dakota during the summer is the familiar tingle of a mosquito bite, followed by that itching sensation, often times impossible to ignore. Dickinson residents may believe this year's batch of mosquitoes is one of the worst in years, but a joint...
August 7, 2008 - 12:00am