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Press Pass: ND legislators prepare for special session, Harvest is nearly here, Roughrider Commission says goodbye to arena
Roughrider Commission says one last goodbye to old rodeo arena
2 men arrested for drug delivery near school
Dickinson police respond to Friday morning stabbing
Parts of southwest N.D. on cusp of grain harvest
crime and courts
nation and world
Oil producer Halcon Resources files for bankruptcy protection
Standing Rock tribe files lawsuit over Dakota Access Pipeline
Pioneer says some U.S. fracking costs competitive with Saudis
Hess project to bring Bakken oil to Dakota Access
Whiting Petroleum quarterly loss increases on weak oil price
Dickinson native Jaeger receives entrepreneurship award
VIDEO: Kids learn about taking care of pets
Dickinson’s Lamise Oyugi gains subscribers on her YouTube cooking channel
Nichols offering way to explore the world of performing arts
Stark County teen takes aim with muzzleloaders
Streb shares lead at PGA with Walker
Roughriders’ summer ends with loss to West Fargo
Mauer’s walk-off walk in 12th gives Twins victory
Class A Legion Baseball Notebook: Valley City finally gets the best of Wahpeton, wins 7-3
Sparano dives into low-down work of shaping up Vikings blockers
Brock: Birthday golf lesson
Port: Real sovereignty for Native Americans would mean property rights and policy autonomy
Jacobs: More delay in North Dakotan's confirmation
Wardner and Carlson: The truth about oil taxes, property taxes and spec
Holten: The real truth about the status quo
good bad and ugly
Monte J. Geerts
Eldon D. "Bus" Patterson
Elsie Louise Schuetzle Huether
Grant Gerhard Gullickson
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 18, 2014
Senate passes BLM streamlining bill
WASHINGTON — The U.S. Senate on Wednesday passed a bill to extend the federal Permit Streamlining Project program until 2026, which will help the Bureau of Land Management consider drilling permits. North Dakota’s U.S. Sens. John Hoeven and Heidi Heitkamp co-sponsored the bill. Currently,...
September 18, 2014 - 11:46pm
September 10, 2014
Construction underway: BLM federal building workforce housing; USAF helps at no cost
Construction is underway on a 10-trailer complex for government employees at the Bureau of Land Management’s Dickinson office, where officials...
September 10, 2014 - 10:59pm
July 16, 2014
BLM lease sale nets $1.1 million
The Bureau of Land Management sold 50 federal land leases totaling 15,469 acres Tuesday, netting more than $1.1 million in revenue, the BLM announced Wednesday in a press release. The highest per-acre bid of $9,900 came from Langham Petroleum for a 16.4-acre plot in McKenzie County. The...
July 16, 2014 - 9:14pm
May 8, 2014
BLM to host forum on flaring: BLM set to give updates on practice
The Bureau of Land Management will host a fact-finding forum on flaring today in Dickinson. BLM hopes to inform its possible updating of a decades-old “notice” on flaring, spokeswoman Beverly Winston said. The bureau will consider existing federal, tribal and state rules, she...
May 8, 2014 - 11:39pm
May 7, 2014
BLM seeks bid for facilities to care for wild horses, donkeys
WASHINGTON — The Bureau of Land Management is soliciting bids for short-term facilities to house wild horses and donkeys, according to a press release. The BLM needs to accommodate at 200 animals for a one-year period, with a renewal option for four extensions, officials said in...
May 7, 2014 - 6:44pm
April 12, 2014
BLM ends Bundy standoff: Agency releases herd after protests in Nevada
BUNKERVILLE, Nev. — U.S. officials ended a stand-off with hundreds of armed protesters in the Nevada desert on Saturday, calling off the government’s...
April 12, 2014 - 11:24pm
A rare showdown in Nevada: US seizes Bundy cattle in fight over land use
Armed U.S. rangers are rounding up cattle on federal land in Nevada in a rare showdown with a rancher who has illegally grazed his herd on public...
April 12, 2014 - 12:08am
April 7, 2014
Minnesota man charged with vandalism of national monument in Montana
BILLINGS, Mont. — The U.S. Attorney’s Office has charged a Minnesota man with misdemeanor vandalism for carving his and another person’s name into the sandstone at Pompeys Pillar National Monument. Cole Randall of Plymouth, Minn., accepted responsibility for the act and...
News/crime and courts
April 7, 2014 - 11:57am
March 2, 2014
BLM: taking the heat while making history: Drilling permits take up a lot of time for undersized Dickinson office
A small staff at Dickinson’s Bureau of Land Management office handles applications for permit to drill (APDs) from big-time operators interested...
March 2, 2014 - 1:41am
December 20, 2013
Senate passes N.D. oil and gas permit streamlining legislation
WASHINGTON -- North Dakota Sens. John Hoeven and Heidi Heitkamp announced Friday that the Senate has passed legislation they authored that will help streamline oil and gas permitting on federal lands in western North Dakota. Rep. Kevin Cramer, R-N.D., introduced the House measure,...
December 20, 2013 - 12:28pm
December 6, 2013
BLM office working against backlog
When Mary Ramsey started her job with the Bureau of Land Management’s Dickinson office 16 years ago, it was a quiet job. “This was just...
December 6, 2013 - 8:37pm
November 25, 2013
North Dakota leads region in federal oil, gas leases
BISMARCK — Developers have bought the oil and gas rights to about three-fourths of the available federal land in western North Dakota, pushing prices to record levels despite industry complaints that the federal permitting process is still too onerous to immediately develop the...
November 25, 2013 - 2:51pm
August 31, 2013
ND protests federal 'one-size-fits-all' approach to oil, gas regulation
WASHINGTON, D.C. -- Arguing that states require flexibility in regulation and that North Dakota already has strong safeguards, the state's congressional delegation has joined a list of oil- and gas-producing states in protesting rules that would regulate hydraulic fracturing on federal...
August 31, 2013 - 12:00am
June 7, 2013
BLM is seeking public comment on pipeline
The Bureau of Land Management North Dakota Field Office will accept public comments for the environmental assessment from now until July 6 regarding the proposed CenterPoint Energy Bakken Crude Services Bear Den Project. The proposed project would include the construction, operation...
June 7, 2013 - 12:00am
May 18, 2013
North Dakota feeling a draft
The U.S. Department of the Interior released an updated draft of rules on hydraulic fracturing Thursday, but it appears those on both sides of the fracking issue are unhappy with the proposal.
May 18, 2013 - 12:00am