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18-year-old charged with vehicular homicide in fatal crash
ND weather forecast calls for warm weather into December
New England has welcomed 9 foreign-exchange students
Governor candidates disclose financial interests
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Spill reported at well site without berm
ND health department tightens up on radioactive waste monitoring
Treater leak spills oil, brine in Mountrail County
Legal challenges buy time to develop clean coal
Coal prepares for carbon-free future as industry pushes developing commercially viable programs
Country superstar Garth Brooks signs Amazon streaming deal
Dickinson teen to receive Eagle Scout award
Irish singers headline concert series
Auxiliary sponsors Tour of Tables
U.S. breast cancer deaths drop; rate among white women falls most
Live blog: NDSU at Western Illinois, 6 p.m. Saturday
DSU wide receiver Brown has seen the ‘whole spectrum’
Area high school football coaches react to new realignment
Heart River Cougars find footing at end of season
Killdeer faces familiar foe in Velva-Sawyer to open playoffs
MCFEELY: National narrative over pipeline protest should be an eye-opener
LETTER: Who is "Vote Right 36?"
COLUMN: Despite Trump, demotic protest politics doesn't always fail
PORT: Democratic candidate calls for permanent Native American member of the Public Service Commission
Our View: Four for ND state offices
F.W. "Bob" Dahlman
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
December 3, 2015
Man expected to plead guilty to murder of two in Bottineau County at hog farm
BOTTINEAU, N.D. -- A man charged with killing two fellow employees of a hog farm near Souris in far northern North Dakota is expected to plead guilty to murder charges Monday. Jeremy Isaac Rodriguez Rios, 19, was charged with two counts of murder, both Class AA felonies, in Bottineau...
December 3, 2015 - 11:09pm
April 7, 2015
Thinking 'ag': Ag Day at ND Capitol a chance to awaken interest
BISMARCK, N.D. — North Dakota's Agriculture Day at the State Capitol was a chance to celebrate the state's largest industry with students and...
April 7, 2015 - 2:00am
March 25, 2015
Suspect arrested in hog farm shooting
Updated Wednesday 1:55 p.m. LANDA, N.D. - An 18-year-old man has been charged in connection with Tuesday’s shooting deaths of two people...
News/crime and courts
March 25, 2015 - 2:56pm
March 24, 2015
Fatal shooting reported at hog farm
LANDA - Two people died Tuesday in a fatal shooting at a hog farm in north central North Dakota. The Bottineau County Sheriff's Department confirmed that two bodies, apparent gunshot victims, were discovered at Turtle Mountain Pork following the incident, which initially...
News/crime and courts
March 24, 2015 - 8:02pm
March 18, 2015
Spill reported at site with history of spills
MAXBASS — A company involved in a legal action with a Bottineau County landowner reported another spill Wednesday at the same saltwater disposal well with a history of spills. Petro Harvester reported that a piping connection leak caused 285 barrels, or nearly 12,000 gallons,...
March 18, 2015 - 10:35pm
February 7, 2015
Proposed bill would define emergency manager’s access to oilfield sites
State legislators have introduced a bill that would ensure county emergency managers, often the first responders to incidents in North Dakota, are given access to emergency situations that occur at well pads, pipelines and oil waste disposal sites. The bill is the result of incidents,...
February 7, 2015 - 9:49pm
January 28, 2015
Oil spill reported in Bottineau County
MOHALL, N.D. – A tank that leaked released about 260 barrels of oil, or 10,920 gallons, in Bottineau County about three miles north of Mohall, the North Dakota Oil and Gas Division said Wednesday. Enduro Operating reported the leak in a central tank battery. The spill was contained...
January 28, 2015 - 11:58am
December 22, 2014
Landowner sues oil companies over spills: State becomes unofficial party in case
Editors Note: A previous version of this story stated that the state had become party to the defense. The story should have stated that the state...
December 22, 2014 - 4:43pm
December 9, 2014
Officials say 2 saltwater, oil spills contained
BISMARCK — Two spills involving saltwater and oil have been contained on site in northern North Dakotas, the state Department of Mineral Resources’ Oil and Gas Division reported. Petro Harvester Operating Co. reported Friday that 20 barrels of oil and 225 barrels of saltwater...
December 9, 2014 - 10:30pm
August 20, 2014
Oil spills into slough in Bottineau County
WESTHOPE — Three barrels of oil were released Sunday into a slough six miles southeast of Westhope in Bottineau County, North Dakota Department of Health officials said. The spill was discovered about at 2 p.m. Sunday at a site owned by Enduro Operating due to a broken pipe at...
August 20, 2014 - 11:03pm
July 31, 2014
Salt water storage tank leak causes spill near Antler
BISMARCK — A leaking salt water storage tank in Bottineau County has released five barrels of oil and 260 barrels of brine water, according to the North Dakota Department of Health. The site, owned by Murex Petroleum, released fluid into an agricultural field and road ditch on...
July 31, 2014 - 11:00pm
June 19, 2014
Pipeline leak causes spill in Bottineau County creek
MOHALL -- A leaking pipeline caused 250 barrels, or 10,500 gallons, of brine to spill and affect the soil and surface water of West Cutbank Creek near here. The North Dakota Department of Health said it was notified of the spill Wednesday about three miles northeast of Mohall...
June 19, 2014 - 3:39pm
December 2, 2013
Valve leak causes spill near Maxbass
MAXBASS – A valve leak at a water injection well four miles northwest of here caused a spill of oil and saltwater, the North Dakota Department of Mineral Resources said Monday. The initial report from company Denbury Onshore indicates that 50 barrels of oil and 300 barrels of...
December 2, 2013 - 3:16pm