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Oregon militants acquitted of conspiracy in wildlife refuge seizure
Clash near Cannon Ball subsides as protesters, law enforcement report Thursday's toll
FBI to review more emails related to Clinton's private email use
Phillips 66 expects Dakota Access permit to be granted
Police: Shots fired at law officers, protesters pepper sprayed as protest site turns tense
crime and courts
nation and world
Obama administration sends $28 million to aid coal regions
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
Ark Encounter brings biblical story to life: Faith Expressions to showcase Noah’s Ark collection
Veeder: Rainy horse ride triggers memory of couple's beginnings
Dullum climbs Mount Rainier with his Scout troop
Revitalizing Ukrainian churches: Priest and family from Ukraine arrive in western ND
Gabbert specializes in unlocking puzzles of the mind
Cutler's back in time to face his fave foe
Thief River Falls' Bergland off to blazing start for Bemidji State
Bailey or Dunne? Bison expecting both to play against them on Saturday
Bismarck volleyball sweeps Midgets
Sickler’s playmaking on both sides an asset as Titans begin playoffs
ERICKSON: False hope and lies from the Trump campaign
MURDOCK: Hillary's new hires would go FAR beyond the Supreme Court
HEDGER: Time to finish the job, for jobs
OMDAHL: Lack of research endangers Marsy's Law
JACOBS: Election could gauge party loyalty in North Dakota
Martin R. Harnisch
James "Jim" Danks
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
August 17, 2016
Saudi signals it may hit new oil output record ahead of freeze talks
MOSCOW/DUBAI—Saudi Arabia is sending signals that it could boost its crude oil supplies in August to a new record level, overtaking Russia,...
News/Nation and World
August 17, 2016 - 2:14pm
June 21, 2016
Dakota Access Pipeline to bore beneath tribal grounds in Iowa
CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa -- Work on the Bakken crude oil pipeline in northwestern Iowa tribal lands can proceed — as long as the work takes place underground. An amendment made Friday to the Dakota Access pipeline’s Sovereign Lands Construction Permit allows work to proceed on that...
June 21, 2016 - 3:30pm
June 1, 2016
Oil down, declines cut by report OPEC mulling output cap
NEW YORK -- Oil settled down on Wednesday on technical resistance at around the $50 a barrel mark, with the market retracing most earlier declines...
June 1, 2016 - 2:26pm
April 12, 2016
Group of landowners sues over Bakken pipeline
DES MOINES, Iowa -- A group of landowners in the path of an interstate crude oil pipeline is suing Iowa regulators, contending eminent domain shouldn’t have been allowed because the developer doesn’t qualify as a utility. Bill Hanigan of the Davis Brown Law Firm filed the lawsuit...
April 12, 2016 - 9:54pm
April 4, 2016
Oil falls on growing doubts producers will freeze output
NEW YORK -- Oil prices fell on Monday, with Brent touching one-month lows as investors doubted that producers will freeze output to rein in a worldwide glut. U.S. crude prices briefly bounced off session lows after an outage on a major pipeline raised concerns about delivery to the...
April 4, 2016 - 12:26pm
March 7, 2016
Oil prices climb as stocks rise
NEW YORK -- Oil prices jumped on Monday as optimism rose that major producers might reach a price support deal, helping U.S. stocks to notch a fifth straight session of gains. Brent hit its highest level since December, climbing $2.12, or 5.5 percent, to settle at $40.84 a barrel,...
March 7, 2016 - 5:54pm
March 2, 2016
Bank of ND could lose $500M in assets to economic downturn
BISMARCK – The Bank of North Dakota expects to lose $400 million to $500 million in assets during the current economic downturn, but President Eric Hardmeyer said the state-owned bank will remain on solid footing and proceed with construction of a $17 million financial services...
March 2, 2016 - 4:09pm
January 6, 2016
Oil dives below $35, lowest in 11 years, as U.S. supply swells
NEW YORK - Crude oil prices plunged 6 percent on Wednesday, diving below $35 per barrel for the first time since 2004 as data showing a shockingly...
January 6, 2016 - 3:39pm
December 22, 2015
Oil prices bounce off 11-year lows, bearish outlook caps gains
NEW YORK -- Brent crude touched an 11-year low on Tuesday, rebounding slightly after settlement, as a bearish outlook for 2016 and weaker profits for refining oil products kept a lid on gains. Brent crude for February delivery settled at $36.11 a barrel, after earlier dipping to $35.98,...
December 22, 2015 - 5:03pm
Wall Street gains as battered U.S. oil prices stabilize
NEW YORK -- Wall Street climbed on Tuesday, buoyed by energy shares as sliding oil prices stabilized and by fairly healthy data on U.S. economic growth, while the dollar fell for a third consecutive session. U.S. crude prices settled up 0.9 percent to $36.14 a barrel. Brent
December 22, 2015 - 2:30pm
December 12, 2015
U.S. oil export ban 'very likely' to be lifted in spending bill
WASHINGTON -- The 40-year-old ban on most U.S. crude oil exports will "very likely" be lifted in the government spending bill, and talks on the...
December 12, 2015 - 4:57pm
October 14, 2015
Federal overreach more daunting than low oil prices, industry leader says
BISMARCK – A slew of overreaching federal regulations poses a bigger threat to oil and gas development in North Dakota than slumping crude...
October 14, 2015 - 6:02pm
October 12, 2015
Oil slides after big gains last week
NEW YORK -- Oil prices tumbled on Monday, settling 5 percent lower as traders took profits after last week's surge to an 11-week high, and on a report that OPEC continued to boost crude production despite a persistent glut. Both Brent and U.S. crude futures posted the biggest...
October 12, 2015 - 4:50pm
September 25, 2015
Baker Hughes: U.S. oil drillers cut rigs for 4th week on weak crude
U.S. energy firms cut oil rigs for a fourth week in a row this week, data showed on Friday, a sign the continued weak prices were causing energy firms to reduce drilling plans. Drillers removed four oil rigs in the week ended Sept. 25, bringing the total rig count down to 640,...
September 25, 2015 - 3:10pm
September 18, 2015
Baker Hughes: U.S. oil drillers cut rigs for third week on weak crude prices
U.S. energy firms cut oil rigs for a third week in a row this week, data showed on Friday, a sign that the latest crude price weakness was causing drillers to put on hold plans announced several months ago to return to the well pad. Drillers removed eight rigs in the week ended...
September 18, 2015 - 1:30pm