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Federal judge extends order blocking Trump's travel ban from six Muslim countries
DSU hosts Teddy Talks
Pipeline system that leaked at risk of future failures, regulators say
Regulations rollback a relief for energy industry, worry for environmentalists
Tribe seeks greater share of oil tax revenue in final weeks of session
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
Enjoy pizza, meet storybook characters; proceeds going toward Imagination Library
Daughters often get first tanning salon experience with mom
Who do you think you are?
Remembering what Lent is for
Few changes for Midgets as they prepare to defend state baseball title
Dickinson's ballpark gets a once-over before hosting Legion Regional tournament this summer
Former Blue Hawk Brown optimistic about pro day performance
UND commit flies into Grand Forks from Boston, finds out hockey program is getting cut
UPDATE: UND cuts women's hockey, men's and women's swimming
Port: 'This will ultimately enhance your privacy' Congressman Cramer says of controversial internet bill
Port: Planned Parenthood's fake news and Burgum's first veto
McFeely: Do Democrats have buyer's remorse with Burgum?
Port: 'We cannot be an identity politics party,' says man who wants to lead ND Democrats
Port: Reform to North Dakota’s oil spill guidelines is imperfect but an improvement over the status quo
Paul E. Paulson
Frances Ann Roll
Heidt and Horner plan wedding
Kristianson and Kilwein
Olson and Steffan
Engagement: Pottorff and Schank
Staff at Bully Pulpit Golf Course are ready for the season to begin
Recipe for good: Elks' eatery, events help fund scholarships, youth activities
Hidden gem: Medora officials work all year in preparation for the busy summer season
Boots Bar & Grill ready for another exciting season
Perfecting 'Players': Restaurant manager on delicious mission
Worlds Greatest City Wide Garage Sale
Honoring our Firefighters
June 17, 2016
Letter: Beware boastful promises and guarantees with any refinery
Theodore Roosevelt chose the Badlands of North Dakota for his cattle ranching escapade and yet we are placing his library in Dickinson. It seems more appropriate to place the library in Medora on the existing Little Missouri River and natural surroundings, such as the architect is...
June 17, 2016 - 4:58pm
June 15, 2016
Mail-in voting a success in Hettinger and Billings counties
While some people went out to cast their vote at polling locations across the state on Tuesday, others sent in their vote via the mail. Billings County and Hettinger County residents had the choice for traditional voting at designated polling locations in the county or to mail in...
June 15, 2016 - 7:17pm
June 10, 2016
Company eyes Billings County for 115-turbine wind farm
MEDORA—Wind energy has been a topic of much conversation in western North Dakota and it looks like the conversation is far from over. Orion...
June 10, 2016 - 5:33pm
June 7, 2016
Davis Refinery decision prolonged by air quality talks
MEDORA -- Stringent air quality standards continue to prolong the planning for an oil refinery proposed just miles from the South Unit of Theodore...
June 7, 2016 - 4:41pm
May 24, 2016
CEO of company building $900 million Davis Refinery emphasizes environment
BISMARCK—Meridian Energy Group CEO Bill Prentice said his company wants to make southwest North Dakota home to an oil refinery that could...
May 24, 2016 - 9:46pm
May 4, 2016
Davis Refinery discussion tabled by Billings County Commission
MEDORA—The Billings County Commission—and specifically the topic of rezoning more than 700 acres of land for the proposed Davis Refinery...
May 4, 2016 - 9:52am
April 28, 2016
Gravel roads workshop draws county employees near and far
Road workers from entities across southwest North Dakota gathered Thursday at the Stark County Shop in Dickinson for an informational workshop...
April 28, 2016 - 8:12pm
April 8, 2016
Billings County to use mail-in ballots
MEDORA -- A lack of election workers in Billings County has caused a change in voter procedure and the closure of the least-used of the county’s three polling places. Billings County Commision members voted in their regular meeting Tuesday to make the upcoming election the first...
April 8, 2016 - 9:12pm
April 5, 2016
Executive says proposed Billings County refinery's technology will keep air quality of Theodore Roosevelt National Park pristine
FRYBURG -- A proposed $850 million gasoline refinery near Fryburg in far western North Dakota would be among the closest industrial complexes to a national park anywhere in the country. That proximity to Theodore Roosevelt National Park at Medora — less than 3 miles as the crow...
April 5, 2016 - 6:09pm
March 30, 2016
Pump failure causes saltwater spill
GRASSY BUTTE, N.D. - An equipment failure caused about 340 barrels, or 14,280 gallons, of saltwater to spill at a site in Billings County, the Department of Mineral Resources said Wednesday. Cobra Oil and Gas Corp. reported the release occurred 5 a.m. Tuesday at a central tank battery...
March 30, 2016 - 6:46pm
March 11, 2016
Local counties instate burn bans early due to dry winter
With relatively dry conditions this winter, the chance for a fire getting out of control are unusually high. This has prompted some counties to either install or retain burn bans throughout the winter that restrict open burning activity. This includes Morton County, which declared...
March 11, 2016 - 10:31pm
March 7, 2016
Dickinson woman injured after motorcycle tips on I-94
BELFIELD -- A Dickinson woman was injured Sunday afternoon when the motorcycle she was driving near the Painted Canyon area along on Interstate 94 tipped on the road. Savannah Romero, 30, was driving a 2011 Harley Davidson and was the second in a group of three riders westbound on...
March 7, 2016 - 11:15am
March 1, 2016
Emulsion spill leaks into Billings County stock pond
BISMARCK -- A pipeline leak in Billings County released about 40 barrels of brine and 8 barrels of oil at a site operated by White Rock Oil and Gas about 18 miles northwest of Belfield, according to a statement by the North Dakota Department of Health. An undetermined amount of this...
March 1, 2016 - 10:06am
January 29, 2016
Emulsion spill reported in Billings County
FAIRFIELD -- Emulsion from a pipeline leak spilled about 50 barrels into Frank’s Creek approximately 16 miles northwest of Belfield, the North Dakota Department of Health said Thursday in a statement. The spill resulted from a pipeline leak at a site operated by White Rock Oil and...
January 29, 2016 - 12:49pm
January 27, 2016
Planned Billings County diesel refinery still needs a zoning permit
FRYBURG, N.D. -- If a Houston-based development company wants to move dirt on a new refinery site in the next 60 days, it’ll need quick cooperation...
January 27, 2016 - 5:48pm