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Hoeven visits Dickinson
Commission will address sale of fireworks
Two-a-days: North Dakota legislators sprint toward mid-session break
MCFEELY: Legendary coach needs all of his competitiveness after car crash
ND House: Nonlethal drone weapons stay legal for law enforcement
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
Promoting beef: Sharon Kickertz-Gerbig named CattleWomen regional director
Winning the golden ticket: Dickinson State to present 'Charlie and the Chocolate Factory'
Cafe 60 reaches out to baby boomers: Elder Care program offered in participating restaurants
Vacation with a purpose: Volunteers needed for a service trip to Zimbabwe
Auxiliary selling Valentine cookies
Garnett says return dreams with Wolves died with Sanders
Top-seeded Bulldogs hold off Bison in Region 7 Tournament
Bearcats knock off defending Region 7 champs Trinity in quarterfinals
Night Hawks outlast Heart River in Region 7 Tournament
Defense, scoring balance gets Killdeer past Wildfire
Port: State of North Dakota buys hotel rooms and bus tickets home for #NoDAPL protesters
Port: Feds a no-show again as N.D. police receive hazmat training before squaring off with protesters
Port: House votes to restrict civil asset forfeiture despite opposition from law enforcement
Port: Anger and insults in the ND House, casino suffers and wind industry targeted
Port: House votes to allow non-lethal weapons on drones after heated debate
Jacob R. "Jake" Renner
Catherine "Katie" (Kessel) Steinke
Heidt and Horner plan wedding
Kristianson and Kilwein
Olson and Steffan
Engagement: Pottorff and Schank
Kirkwood president committed to hometown, growth
More than a decade caring for the public
South Heart investing $13.1M into education's future
Clear Creek expands into residential heating and plumbing sector
Kids are "Acting Up!" during class
Honoring our Firefighters
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
January 13, 2016
Group out to stop gravel mining near Roosevelt’s ranch
MEDORA -- A conservation group is trying to stop gravel mining near what was Teddy Roosevelt’s ranch in the North Dakota Badlands Billings County is mining gravel on the former Eberts Ranch — now on the National Register of Historic Places — in a swap with Roger Lothspeich,...
January 13, 2016 - 6:03pm