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Kevin O'Leary of 'Shark Tank,' echoing Trump, enters Canada's Conservative race
GREAT INDOORS: Celebrate National Pie Day with flavorful winter-wonderful pies
Tight security as Madame Tussauds unveils UK waxwork of Trump
Grateful Dead documentary 'Long Strange Trip' bought by Amazon
World temperatures hit new high once again
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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
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
Wolves reportedly testing interest in Rubio
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
World of Wine: Nebbiolo -- the wine grape behind some of the best wines
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
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
October 28, 2014
North Dakota could receive Ebola waste from California
FARGO — California health officials have given notice that North Dakota is one of six states that could receive Ebola medical waste in the event the state has any material to incinerate. In a notice posted last week, the California Department of Public Health listed North Dakota...
October 28, 2014 - 9:33pm
October 23, 2014
California getting more Bakken crude by barge than rail
SAN FRANCISCO -- Shipments of Bakken crude oil from North Dakota to California by barge have quietly overtaken those by train for the first time, showing how the state's isolated refiners are using any means necessary to tap into the nation's shale oil boom. While tough permitting...
October 23, 2014 - 11:15am
October 16, 2014
Knocked down, but not out: Dickinson State cross country runner returns from broken leg suffered in hit-and-run accident
In one split second, Margaret Martinez’s running career was completely changed. While walking to work at the West River Community Center on...
October 16, 2014 - 11:32pm
October 10, 2014
Green groups sue over California crude- by-rail expansion
SAN FRANCISCO — California environmentalists on Thursday filed a lawsuit against the Kern County Board of Supervisors for its approval last month of a major oil-by-rail project in the state, saying the county failed to disclose the risks of the project to the public. In September,...
October 10, 2014 - 4:41pm
October 4, 2014
Developer brings new vision for Downtown Plaza: Melendez hopes to serve immediate needs, find long-term solutions
WILLISTON — Raymond Melendez’s vision for Williston is to create a vibrant downtown and build community. His Downtown Plaza project, 20,000-square-feet...
October 4, 2014 - 11:25pm
September 10, 2014
Man arrested in prostitution case
BISMARCK — A California man was taken into custody Monday as part of a prostitution investigation. Loc Bao Tran, 32, is facing eight federal charges involving prostitution, racketeering and extortion. Details about the allegations were not available on the federal court records...
News/crime and courts
September 10, 2014 - 4:26pm
August 30, 2014
Oil train regulation passes in California
SAN FRANCISCO — California lawmakers on Friday passed legislation requiring railroad companies to tell emergency officials when crude oil trains will chug through the state. The bill would require railroads to notify the state’s Office of Emergency Services when trains carrying...
August 30, 2014 - 6:08pm
August 29, 2014
Missing Mont. college student found dead
SALMON, Idaho — A Montana college student whose disappearance prompted a search by hundreds of police and volunteers was found dead from injuries sustained in a car accident in the mountains of central Idaho, authorities said late on Thursday. The body of Lucius Robbi, 21, of Orleans,...
News/crime and courts
August 29, 2014 - 11:23pm
August 27, 2014
Dozens search Idaho mountains for missing Mont. college student
SALMON, Idaho — Dozens of sheriffs deputies and volunteers combed the rugged canyon lands and whitewater rivers of central Idaho on Tuesday searching for a Montana college student who vanished one week ago while driving to Montana from Idaho. Lucius Robbi, 21, of Orleans, California,...
News/crime and courts
August 27, 2014 - 4:27pm
July 21, 2014
Police Blotter: California man stopped driving stolen car
A California man was arrested Saturday morning along the 1200 block of State Avenue driving a stolen car with a suspended license. Raul Soza, 43, of Fresno, was stopped driving a 2002 Toyota Camry Solara that had been reported stolen in Minnesota. The vehicle’s owner’s cell...
News/crime and courts
July 21, 2014 - 5:27pm
California officials look at safety for oil by rail
SACRAMENTO, Calif. — State and local officials in California, worried that trains carrying crude oil from Canada and North Dakota could cause explosions or environmental damage in their state, asked lawmakers on Thursday to regulate the shipments, which are becoming more frequent. Firefighters...
June 21, 2014 - 11:52pm
May 29, 2014
Study: Lifting export ban would bring diverse benefits: API-commissioned investigation predicts nationwide job growth
A study commissioned by a national energy lobbying group found every state — not just oil-producing ones like North Dakota — would benefit economically if the United States lifted its crude oil export ban, officials said. “When it comes to crude oil, the rewards of free trade...
May 29, 2014 - 11:35pm
May 23, 2014
EIA cuts estimates on California shale
NEW YORK — The U.S. Energy Information Administration on Wednesday cut its estimate of recoverable oil in California’s Monterey shale by 96 percent, casting doubt on what was once thought to be America’s next major energy play. In what could be welcome news for environmentalists...
May 23, 2014 - 8:37pm
May 22, 2014
EIA cuts estimates on California shale’s recoverable oil
NEW YORK —The U.S. Energy Information Administration on Wednesday cut its estimate of recoverable oil in California’s Monterey shale by 96 percent, casting doubt on what was once thought to be America’s next major energy play. In what could be welcome news for environmentalists...
May 22, 2014 - 3:07pm
May 9, 2014
With corporate help, Obama announces actions on renewable energy
MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif., - President Barack Obama announced steps on Friday to increase the use of solar panels, boost energy efficiency in federal buildings and train more people to work in the renewable energy field. "It's the right thing to do for the planet," Obama said, standing...
May 9, 2014 - 1:48pm