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I-94 closed between Dickinson and Valley City
Pipeline leak spills oil into creek near Belfield
Tickets to go on sale Friday for Journey concert at Fargodome
More than $44,000 in vehicles stole from Bismarck shop
Suspect in Twin Cities woman's death charged after leading Cass deputies to human remains
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EPA orders $2.1 million fine in ND air pollution settlement
Wind farm application rejected by Billings County Commission
Protesters, police engaged in standoff at creek between camp and pipeline construction area
Standing Rock chairman applauds Obama’s comments about pipeline reroute
Obama administration sends $28 million to aid coal regions
4 Financial survival tips for new parents
Nourishing the body and the soul
Don't abandon the elderly canine
Kat Perkins appearing in "Home for the Holidays" concert
Cheers for the DHS cheerleaders
NDSU, SDSU rematch may be a battle of who can make best adjustments
Bob Brookover: Wentz wagon's wheels fall off
Timberwolves' bench playing Minnesota's best basketball
Five Heisman Trophy finalists named
Dickinson State's Shevlin earns NSAA honor
OMDAHL: Does North Dakota need two parties?
Port: Standing Rock's 2014 pipeline objection is irrelevant
McFeely: Heitkamp in Trump administration would be win-win
STULTS: Watching a piece of my childhood turn to ruin
Commentary: True or false, Trump's tweets beat the media at its own game
James "Jim" Wetzel
Audrey J. Cline
George William Heiser
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
I-94 closed between Dickinson and Valley City
April 17, 2014
As good as tap water? NDSU study says water quality after drought in western ND varies
Depending on the location, the water that cattle drink in western North Dakota is “as good as the tap water in Fargo,” North Dakota State...
April 17, 2014 - 5:37pm
Fluid release contained in Bowman County
RHAME – A stuck valve caused the release of 340 barrels of oil and 220 barrels of saltwater at a Bowman County central tank battery. All fluids were contained at the site and recovered. Continental Resources reported the leak happened Friday about 17 miles southwest of Rhame,...
March 17, 2014 - 4:21pm
March 16, 2014
Bowman airport work to continue soon
Like much of western North Dakota, the city of Bowman is growing. Growth might be best illustrated by a multi-million dollar airport project, which got underway last fall. After beginning dirt work on a strip of land east of the Bowman County seat community in late 2013, the job...
March 16, 2014 - 3:42pm
March 13, 2014
Ice jams may cause Little Missouri flooding
As flowing subsides, car-sized ice chunks to stay behind Ice jams along the Little Missouri River could cause some flooding problems for...
March 13, 2014 - 6:33pm
January 14, 2014
Rhame 1 step closer to Southwest Water
Rhame’s city auditor still fully expects her community to receive Southwest Pipeline Project water service, but an agreement won’t be official until next month at the earliest. The topic of a contract between Southwest Water Authority contractor Bartlett & West and Rhame...
January 14, 2014 - 10:36pm
Bowman woman accused of murdering newborn baby will go to trial
Stephanie Lindstrom, the 43-year-old Bowman woman accused of murdering her newborn baby in July, will go to trial. However, no date for the trial...
News/crime and courts
January 14, 2014 - 3:12pm
January 9, 2014
Brine spill reported in Bowman County, got into creek
MARMARTH — About 50 barrels of saltwater leaked from a pipeline approximately 9.5 miles south of Marmarth, and got into the nearby Kid Creek stream. The saltwater, which has three to four times the salinity of “what we’d like to see,” leaked from an underground pipeline...
January 9, 2014 - 4:02pm
January 3, 2014
CO2 flooding coming to southwest ND
Carbon dioxide flooding, a tertiary method for recovering oil, is coming to North Dakota for the first time ever by way of Bowman County. Denbury Resources, a Texas-based company whose primary focus is CO2 flooding, acquired the 177-square-mile Cedar Hills field last year that is...
January 3, 2014 - 7:55pm
December 19, 2013
Stenehjem unveils list of 'extraordinary' sites, proposed requirements for drilling on them
BISMARCK – Attorney General Wayne Stenehjem drew mixed reactions Thursday to his much-anticipated list of “extraordinary places” in North...
December 19, 2013 - 12:40pm
December 4, 2013
Site shows hundreds of spills in southwestern North Dakota, most very small
Residents of southwestern North Dakota will find every environmental spill, no matter how small, on the newly launched state spill disclosure website. The site includes a list of spills in the past year that were contained, and a list of those that weren’t contained, like an overflow...
December 4, 2013 - 8:16pm
November 28, 2013
Proposed cell tower could help Rhame
Cellular customers in and around Rhame could have enhanced cellphone coverage by sometime next year, according to the city’s auditor. Margie Russ said Wednesday that the city has been in contact with a communications company, being contracted by AT&T, that is moving forward...
November 28, 2013 - 6:29pm
November 26, 2013
Pipeline leak spills 17,000 barrels of saltwater in Bowman County
MARMARTH — A saltwater pipeline leak in Montana has released 17,000 barrels of brine, polluting more than a mile of a creek in the Badlands of southwest North Dakota, authorities said Tuesday. The spill, reported Monday by Denbury Onshore, reached the Big Gumbo Creek and flowed...
November 26, 2013 - 3:38pm
November 19, 2013
Commission agrees to close airport section lines
BOWMAN — With a new airport tentatively scheduled to open next year, the Bowman County Airport Authority had a piece of unfinished business to handle in order to secure the airport grounds. Following the presentation of a petition from the authority, the Bowman County Commission...
November 19, 2013 - 9:48pm
October 31, 2013
Federal disaster declared in wake of ND snowstorm
BISMARCK — The Federal Emergency Management Agency has approved Gov. Jack Dalrymple's request for a federal disaster declaration in the wake of a fall snowstorm that hit southwestern and south central North Dakota. The declaration paves the way for federal aid to help rural...
October 31, 2013 - 1:29pm
October 28, 2013
Lawmaker says energy impact grants to flush school districts ‘just wrong’
BISMARCK – A Bismarck lawmaker grilled state officials Monday on why some North Dakota school districts are receiving hundreds of thousands of dollars in state grants to offset impacts from the oil and gas industry despite their seemingly robust finances. In one example, Republican...
October 28, 2013 - 4:55pm