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Despite bone discovery, Cramer says tour should give Corps confidence to issue final easement
For Trump, challenging an election loss would be tough
East Coast cyber attack on web provider disrupts sites in U.S.
Actress Shailene Woodley pens essay about her arrest while protesting Dakota Access Pipeline
Port: Western North Dakota Democrats using interesting branding on campaign signs
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
Country superstar Garth Brooks signs Amazon streaming deal
Dickinson teen to receive Eagle Scout award
Irish singers headline concert series
Auxiliary sponsors Tour of Tables
U.S. breast cancer deaths drop; rate among white women falls most
Yoder, Midgets hope to savor experience at Saturday's state cross country meet
Dakota State matchup a tough test for Blue Hawks
9-man playoffs: Raiders set to face Honkers, record-setting QB Rodin
9-man playoffs: Holsteins 'peaking at the right time'
Wild stay unbeaten at home, trip up Maple Leafs
MCFEELY: National narrative over pipeline protest should be an eye-opener
LETTER: Who is "Vote Right 36?"
COLUMN: Despite Trump, demotic protest politics doesn't always fail
PORT: Democratic candidate calls for permanent Native American member of the Public Service Commission
Our View: Four for ND state offices
Allan Milton Wallman
Delia "Dee" Hammel
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
October 25, 2013
Other views: ND pulls a reversal, gets younger
North Dakota has acquired a youthful swagger that still registers as a happy case of demographic whiplash for a state that not long ago was wringing its hands over the mass exodus of its young people. During much of the 1980s, 1990s and 2000s, North Dakota suffered a prolonged bout...
October 25, 2013 - 12:00am
Elliott: Hopeful outlook in heart of the Bakken
When horizontal drilling kick started the Bakken in 2007, few of us expected the energy industry to grow so large so quickly. Similarly, we never expected the immense change to our communities in western North Dakota, changes of both tremendous challenges and incredible opportunities. Today,...
October 25, 2013 - 12:00am
October 24, 2013
Man injured in semi rollover near Watford City
WATFORD CITY -- A man was injured when his semi truck overturned 5 miles south of Watford City at about 8:38 a.m. Thursday. Zerihun Negari, 27, was traveling north on Highway 85 at 21st Street Northwest when he braked to avoid colliding with a vehicle in front of him that was turning...
October 24, 2013 - 10:45pm
Man killed in highway accident near Cartwright
CARTWRIGHT -- A 53-year-old man died after skidding past the stop sign and colliding with a semi truck at McKenzie County Road 16 and U.S. Highway 200 about 9 p.m. Wednesday. The Harlowton, Mont., man was headed southbound in a Geo Sedan on County Road 16 at the time of the crash,...
October 24, 2013 - 11:08am
Gasoline tumbles to near lowest since 2011
NEW YORK -- Benchmark New York gasoline futures tumbled on Wednesday to near their lowest since 2011, offering the prospect of $3 a gallon gasoline to U.S. motorists as refiners churn out a growing surplus of the fuel. U.S.
October 24, 2013 - 12:00am
October 23, 2013
U.S. oil sinks to lowest since July on inventory rise
* U.S. EIA reports big rise in U.S. crude stocks * Brent/U.S. crude spread widens to more than $13 * U.S. crude falls to lowest since July 1 * China's crude stocks also rise in September LONDON - U.S. crude fell towards $96 a barrel to its lowest since July on Wednesday, outpacing...
October 23, 2013 - 10:28am
October 22, 2013
Kodiak Oil's third-quarter average sales volumes jump 54 percent
Kodiak Oil & Gas Corp, which primarily drills for oil in North Dakota's Bakken shale formation, said on Tuesday its third-quarter average daily sales volumes rose 54 percent from the second quarter. The company reported average daily third-quarter sales volume of 35,400 barrels of...
October 22, 2013 - 9:54am
October 21, 2013
Tesoro says no date set to restart ND pipeline
NEW YORK -- Tesoro Logistics LP said on Monday it still did not have a date to restart a North Dakota oil pipeline that ruptured in September and spilled 20,600 barrels of crude onto farmland. The company said it is continuing to clean up the site of North Dakota's largest oil spill...
October 21, 2013 - 7:19pm
Butane leak in crash causes evacuation, highway shutdown east of New Town
An accident involving hazardous material shut down the intersection at North Dakota Highways 8 and 23 and led authorities to evacuate a 1-mile radius east of New Town on Friday night. Kevin Abrahamson of Minot was driving a 2005 Kenworth semi truck pulling a trailer loaded with butane...
October 21, 2013 - 9:47am
October 20, 2013
Faces of the Boom: Sweet line of products inpired by Bakken crude
WILLISTON -- Frack Jack pancake mix, Sweet Crude chokecherry syrup and Pipeline Pretzels may be popular stocking stuffers in the Oil Patch this...
October 20, 2013 - 12:00am
October 18, 2013
Tour to examine saltwater pipeline damage
A tour planned for Monday aims to draw attention to an area north of Minot where oil development is blamed for damaging the land, something organizers say could happen in the Bakken if precautions aren't taken. "My goal with this tour is to wake up our state officials," said Donny...
October 18, 2013 - 4:12pm
October 17, 2013
Man exposed to H2S in fatal oilfield accident; OSHA rep didn't visit site for nearly a week
MANNING -- Dickinson man Ryan Provancher was exposed to hydrogen sulfide in the Wednesday oilfield accident that led to his death two days later, according to a Dunn County Sheriff's Office report. The Bismarck office of the Occupational Safety and Health Administration did not dispatch...
October 17, 2013 - 1:09pm
October 16, 2013
Pipeline results came too late to stop spill
TIOGA -- An inspection of a pipeline that leaked 20,600 barrels of oil near here showed a "serious problem" but the company did not receive the...
October 16, 2013 - 12:00am
October 15, 2013
U.S. surges past Saudis to become world's top oil supplier
The United States has overtaken Saudi Arabia to become the world's biggest oil producer as the jump in output from shale plays has led to the second biggest oil boom in history, according to leading U.S. energy consultancy PIRA. U.S. output, which includes natural gas liquids and...
October 15, 2013 - 2:34pm
Tesoro to replace part of leaking ND pipeline
Tesoro Logistics LP will repair and replace a 200-foot section of the 20-year old North Dakota pipeline that leaked 20,600 barrels of Bakken oil onto farmland in late September, the company said on Tuesday. The six-inch pipeline, which runs 35 miles, was carrying oil to a rail facility...
October 15, 2013 - 12:42pm