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Ex-president George H.W. Bush recovering in hospital after breathing problems
Hearing is this week on making ND all one time zone, no daylight savings time
Tribe grabs break in weather in hopes of clearing out camp by Sunday
Police Blotter: Man removed from Maverick's after threatening staff
Cramer: Boycott of Donald Trump inauguration is 'very troubling,' but he didn't attend Obama's last event
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
Magic, murder and mayhem; Foundation sponsors mystery dinner theater
Lauren Alaina to entertain at the Mardi Gras
Saving homeless pets; Oreo's Animal Rescue plans fundraiser
Trinity to present 'Into the Woods'
5 Ways to Ensure Your Small Business is In Lending Shape in 2017
Big third quarter lifts Night Hawks past Titans
Saints hold off Midgets girls basketball
DHS boys hockey secures win at Jamestown
DHS boys basketball turns in balanced effort at St. Mary’s
Spurs defeat Wolves for ninth straight time
Port: Gov. Doug Burgum has broken his pledges on tax and fee hikes
Welle: 15 things I want my children to know about me
Jacobs: NDSU's Bresciani notes 'unusual' ND media environment in application for Ohio job
BENSON: A monarchy in America
OMDAHL: A high tech governor offers great promise
Susie A. Fettig
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
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