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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
Twins linked to Dominican shortstop Marte
Minnesota United about to discover learning curve for MLS expansion teams
Wild's Chris Stewart: Loyalty and work ethic forged by family
Five Vancouver Canucks quarantined with mumps
How old are Minnesota cabin owners? The answer might surprise you
Port: Officers handled #NoDAPL protests with honor, dignity
Phillips: A well-timed letter reminded me to look for kindness
Little things make a big difference with gardening
Wishing loved one could let go of life should not bring guilty feelings
Faith conversations: Former presidential speechwriter to keynote women's conference
Leo G. Stockert
Maynard V. Wanner
Ankar Valery Hanson
Donna Mae Hewson
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
Three children killed in mobile home fire in Carrington
July 12, 2013
SD woman begins filming ND oil boom movie
MITCHELL, S.D. -- Charlie Buhler has returned to Mitchell for the next step in her filmmaking career. Buhler, a 25-year-old Mitchell native, is directing a short film, "Aegis," a movie with strong themes of protection. The movie is about a young woman named Charlene, working as a...
July 12, 2013 - 12:00am
June 15, 2013
Kenmare native reinvents himself for current oil boom
Having grown up near Kenmare, Wayne Lagorin has always been a North Dakotan by heart. From drilling oil wells as a young man to later becoming the president of one of the leading oil and gas industry engineering firms in the western U.S., Lagorin has watched the transformation of...
June 15, 2013 - 12:00am
April 7, 2013
Dunn County's 1st female commissioner thankful
Being the first female commissioner in Dunn County is an important milestone that Donna Scott doesn't give much thought to, given the pressing...
April 7, 2013 - 12:00am
April 4, 2013
Heitkamp says reservation housing problems 'extreme'
NEW TOWN -- American Indians are often a forgotten population in Washington, U.S. Sen. Heidi Heitkamp said Wednesday. Heitkamp, D.-N.D., told...
April 4, 2013 - 12:00am
Oilfield Cowboy visits Williston
WILLISTON -- Williston is featured in a Prairie Public music video for the country song "Boom or Bust" that is gaining popularity online. Singer...
April 4, 2013 - 12:00am
December 13, 2012
South Dakota angling for a piece of oil pie
RAPID CITY, S.D. -- While it's unlikely that South Dakota will see the oil boom at the scale of western North Dakota, it's very likely that the...
December 13, 2012 - 12:00am
December 9, 2012
ND city poised to top $300 million in new building
MINOT, N.D. (AP) -- A North Dakota city in the middle of the state's oil boom is poised to top $300 million in new building permits for 2012. Minot officials say the explosion in requests for permits includes commercial and residential projects. They say the hotel market has been...
December 9, 2012 - 12:44pm
November 29, 2012
North Dakota is No. 1
GRAND FORKS -- Just months ago, North Dakota was ranked as one of the most corrupt states, with failing grades in legislative accountability, political finance and ethics enforcement agencies. Stop the hand-wringing.
November 29, 2012 - 12:00am
November 25, 2012
ND's banking boom: Oil Patch banks scrambling as deposits outpace lending
FARGO -- Lakeside State Bank's origins trace back to a three-bedroom home with an attached vault in newly organized New Town on the shore of...
November 25, 2012 - 12:00am
November 17, 2012
Big housing development proposed for ND oil town
WILLISTON, N.D. (AP) -- Officials say a proposed 164-acre housing development will be the largest in the oil boom town of Williston. The Forum reports that the first phase of the project will have up to 330 apartments and lots for 500 homes. Work on the infrastructure is under way...
November 17, 2012 - 8:40am
October 14, 2012
You might be living in a boomtown...
Who knew that North Dakota is experiencing an oil boom? How do you know you are living in a boom town without waiting for USA Today or the LA Times to tell you? With apologies to Jeff Foxworthy, you might be living in a boom town if: Unemployment is an election issue in the other...
October 14, 2012 - 12:00am
September 30, 2012
Making room for residents in Taylor: Out-of-state company's land purchase the site of construction
Taylor is making room for residents with a months-old out-of-state company's land purchase as the town grows with an oil boom that's brought thousands of new residents to western North Dakota. Taylor Mayor Russ Myran, who was elected this summer, said permits have been obtained and...
September 30, 2012 - 12:00am
September 16, 2012
'Strength and stability'; Williston's longtime mayor deals with city's growth all the while dealing with his health challenges
WILLISTON -- Two years ago, Williston Mayor Ward Koeser was ready to step down after 16 years and let someone younger take the office. But supporters...
September 16, 2012 - 12:00am
September 15, 2012
UND researchers study impact of oil boom's temporary housing
GRAND FORKS -- Long after the oil boom and its workers have left, sprawling patches of leveled gravel, colored only by hints of blue tarp or a few grommets, may be all that's left of crew camps in western North Dakota. At least that's what University of North Dakota professors William...
September 15, 2012 - 12:00am
September 2, 2012
What does boom do for you? Survey shows Oil Patch attitudes
WILLISTON -- A survey of Oil Patch residents bears out the old saying that money can't buy happiness. Sixty percent of longtime northwest North Dakota residents say they have benefited economically from the oil boom, but the majority say their quality of life has not improved, according...
September 2, 2012 - 12:00am