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Sales tax petition has 225 signatures
DSU department recognized with two national awards
Sharing the love: Meeting focuses on how local communities, TRNP can grow together
Former Valley City superintendent to lead Richland 44
Legislators dig for budget figures from addiction recovery office
crime and courts
nation and world
Federal regulators meet with industry, tribe to discuss flaring challenge
Ben Carson proposes raising rent for low-income Americans receiving federal housing subsidies
Want to work for Ikea? Your next interview could be conducted by Russian robot.
Subway plans 500 U.S. store closings amid global growth
The new Gmail sends self-destructing emails - and nudges you to reply to mom
place a business brief
Flaring policy changes keep benchmarks but give ND oil industry flexibility
Trump announces support for year-round E15 sales
Trump ethanol moves may be worse for farmers than soy tariff
Oil companies differ on plans to drill near Lake Sakakawea
State makes recommendations on federal carbon regulations
After alarming findings last year, ND's tick season arrives again
Wild Mushroom Crostini recipe can be tailored to occasion
When it comes to wine, what are tannins?
COMMENTARY: Why we won't take a break from learning
'Tase me, and you'll see what happens,' an American Airlines flier said. Police did - 10 times.
Hurdling into history:
DHS tennis drops battle to Williston
Former DSU coach Roger Huffman leaves legacy behind
Janz joins DSU women's basketball
Former Bison linebacker DeLuca ready for NFL Draft weekend
Commentary: Senator Heidi Heitkamp begins biggest campaign of her political life…with a recycled ad from 2012?
Commentary: Sen. Heitkamp pretends at the accessibility North Dakotans demand
Commentary: Heitkamp chief of staff, without irony, says the senator’s key to success is to 'get out and talk to people'
Commentary: If Democrats want more say over North Dakota’s budget they should try winning some elections
1963 Impala was beautiful, but it fell apart
Emma J. Jaeger
James E. Schloss
James Stewart Peterson
Rep. Josh Boschee
Louis L. Owen
A century of loving life, loving art: Dillon has plenty of parties planned
New weightlifting studio sees early success
A beautiful backyard
Veterans Pavilion, for those who served
New Methodist church honors past, anticipates future
Dairy farming is not only a job, but a lifestyle
30 Under 30
2018 Best Of The Western Edge Winners
5 places close to home to consider for your spring vacation
Whiting CEO: We believe in the Bakken
BISMARCK -- The chief executive of North Dakota's largest oil producer said Wednesday that his company is still making big money on Bakken and...
May 25, 2016 - 3:13pm
May 23, 2016
Dickinson hospital campus receives $250,000 grant from ConocoPhillips
CHI St. Alexius Dickinson received a $250,000 grant from ConocoPhillips on May 11 to complete a four-year commitment of $1 million from the petroleum company. Jodi Bosch, director of the hospital’s foundation, said the sum went towards the construction and equipment costs of the...
May 23, 2016 - 5:39pm
February 16, 2016
Governor urges oil company to preserve ‘viewscape’ of park
BISMARCK – Gov. Jack Dalrymple urged the oil company developing a massive drilling unit to preserve Little Missouri State Park as the company continues working in the area. Dalrymple’s comments came Tuesday after the Industrial Commission received an update on the Corral Creek-Bakken...
February 16, 2016 - 5:27pm
January 9, 2016
Complex, controversial drilling operation to be reviewed
BISMARCK – A company developing a controversial drilling mega-unit in Dunn County that initially had a January target for completion will give an update on the progress Wednesday during a hearing in Bismarck. The North Dakota Oil and Gas Division will hold a hearing at 9 a.m. Wednesday...
January 9, 2016 - 4:02pm
December 8, 2015
A modest proposal: Speakers outline proposed updates to BLM oil and gas regulations
Richard Estabrook, a petroleum engineer for the Bureau of Land Management, said its Onshore Orders regulations are a “very unique thing in...
December 8, 2015 - 9:03pm
October 30, 2015
Big U.S. shale oil savings fast becoming a thing of the past
HOUSTON -- Huge cost savings are waning for U.S.
October 30, 2015 - 11:07am
Oil companies slash spending, jobs as prices slide for second time
HOUSTON -- The stark reality of a much-feared second dip in crude prices is prompting global oil majors and nimble U.S. shale companies alike to ax spending once again a year after the first price crash started. Just days into the second-quarter earnings season, Chevron and Royal...
July 30, 2015 - 5:26pm
July 20, 2015
Oil company to pay for moving hiking, riding trails at Little Missouri State Park
KILLDEER, N.D. -- The oil company that’s having a huge impact on the Little Missouri State Park north of Killdeer has pledged to move some hiking and riding trails away from its operations. ConocoPhillips, developer of the 30,000-acre Corral Creek Unit - the biggest drilling...
July 20, 2015 - 11:48pm
January 29, 2015
Conoco, Oxy slash 2015 budgets amid crude price collapse
HOUSTON -- ConocoPhillips and Occidental Petroleum on Thursday slashed exploration spending plans for this year, as the third- and fourth-largest U.S. oil companies attempt to cope with a steep slide in crude prices. Rising supplies of oil, from sources including North American...
January 29, 2015 - 10:43am
January 10, 2014
Frigid temps hurt some oil companies’ earnings
The extreme cold North Dakota and the rest of the country saw this week will get a mention in many oil companies’ fourth-quarter earnings reports. While likely every operator was affected, some had to lower their earnings projections while others didn’t, saying they factor extreme...
January 10, 2014 - 7:25pm
December 17, 2013
ConocoPhillips pledges $1M to new St. Joe’s Hospital
Bakken operator ConocoPhillips has pledged $1 million to Dickinson’s under-construction St. Joseph’s Hospital, the hospital announced Tuesday. With the latest gift, the foundation has raised nearly $10 million of its $15 million goal for private fundraising St. Joseph’s...
December 17, 2013 - 12:53pm
December 10, 2013
Oil company to help rebuild trails near Little Missouri State Park
BISMARCK — An oil company has offered to pay $75,000 to cover half the cost of rebuilding damaged trails on private land adjacent to Little Missouri State Park in western North Dakota, a state official said Tuesday. ConocoPhillips disrupted the trails, which were on leased private...
December 10, 2013 - 6:06pm
January 15, 2013
ConocoPhillips selling assets in southwest ND, eastern MT to Denbury for $1.05B
HOUSTON -- ConocoPhillips is selling some properties in North Dakota and Montana to a subsidiary of Denbury Resources Inc. for $1.05 billion. The oil and natural gas company said Tuesday that the Cedar Creek Anticline properties span about 86,000 net acres (34,500 hectares) in southwestern...
January 15, 2013 - 4:06pm
January 18, 2012
Federal judge: Bird law doesn't apply to oil pits
BISMARCK (AP)-- A federal judge ruled Tuesday that oil companies shouldn't face criminal charges for the deaths of a half-dozen ducks in waste disposal pits, saying that prosecutors went too far in applying a law that protects migratory birds. The deaths of the birds, which mistook...
January 18, 2012 - 12:00am
November 5, 2011
Texas oil company pleads guilty in ND duck death
BISMARCK -- A Texas oil company will plead guilty and pay a $1,000 fine for killing a duck during drilling operations in western North Dakota, according to an agreement filed Friday. Dallas-based Petro-Hunt LLC was charged under the Migratory Bird Treaty Act for the death of a northern...
November 5, 2011 - 12:00am