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Valley City accepts police chief’s resignation
Devils Lake-based Guard unit head to Afghanistan
Inmate walks away from custody in Devils Lake
It's transition time at protest camps as people start leaving
Applications open for State Board of Higher Education
crime and courts
nation and world
Cleanup continues after oil pipeline spill in ND waterway
ND oil, gas royalty owners concerned about deductions from checks
ND joins lawsuit against BLM over methane rule
EPA orders $2.1 million fine in ND air pollution settlement
Wind farm application rejected by Billings County Commission
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
Bellevue brings a unique situation to Dickinson State women's basketball
Mott-Regent boys look to build on 4th place finish
Mott-Regent Wildfire girls basketball back with a faster pace
Raptors bounce back to overtake Timberwolves
Bison rushing attack has been more productive late in the season
BARONE: The collapse of the political left
PARSONS: Support helps make an institution better
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
John R. Metz
John R. Metz
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
June 5, 2015
Dakota Access Pipeline gains survey access across ND
WILLISTON — Most North Dakota landowners who were sued for survey access by Dakota Access Pipeline reached agreements with the company and had their cases dismissed this week. One landowner did take the matter to court, but a judge ruled in the company’s favor. Energy...
June 5, 2015 - 3:00pm
June 1, 2015
KLJ reports on positive effects from decrease in oil prices
A decrease in crude oil prices that caused production to slow has resulted in some positive effects for the area, KLJ’s CEO reported to the...
June 1, 2015 - 11:23pm
May 6, 2015
Drill tests pipeline company spill skills
TOWNER, N.D. – Enbridge employees simulated a worst-case scenario Wednesday to practice how they would respond to an oil spill in the Souris...
May 6, 2015 - 8:53pm
May 1, 2015
North Dakota still on track for oil tax break
WILLISTON, N.D. - The clock kept ticking in April on a suspension of North Dakota's oil extraction tax after a state-calculated average of the...
May 1, 2015 - 4:20pm
April 20, 2015
‘Ducks’ and oil: No need to fear US crude supply deluge
HOUSTON -- Conventional wisdom holds that come June a pending $5.3 billion tax break in the No. 2 U.S. oil producing state, combined with a modest uptick in oil prices, will unleash a tsunami of new shale crude supply so big that prices may slump again. Just one problem with that...
April 20, 2015 - 10:18am
April 16, 2015
Oil turns higher, rallies to 2015 high on Yemen conflict
NEW YORK - Crude oil prices jumped to fresh 2015 peaks on Thursday, turning higher on news that a tribal group made up of former Al Qaeda militants took control of a major southern oil terminal in Yemen. The terminal is one of the major hubs for the Hadramout region exporting an...
April 16, 2015 - 6:38pm
April 14, 2015
Oil rises on US production dips, Middle East tensions
NEW YORK - Crude oil futures rose Tuesday on signs of falling U.S. oil production, weakness in the dollar and tensions in the Middle East, particularly...
April 14, 2015 - 7:43pm
April 7, 2015
Oil rallies on US data, bullish EIA monthly report
NEW YORK - Oil futures rallied Tuesday and U.S. crude approached 2015 highs on strong jobs data and government forecasts for lower U.S. crude...
April 7, 2015 - 7:10pm
April 2, 2015
Helms: State continues progress on crude oil transport
As of Wednesday, oil producers in North Dakota are required to condition every single barrel of Bakken crude oil to improve the safety of transporting Bakken crude oil by rail. The North Dakota Industrial Commission unanimously approved the order in December, after months of science-based...
April 2, 2015 - 6:58pm
March 18, 2015
U.S. shale oil firms brace for more pain as crude resumes slide
WILLISTON -- With the prospect of another plunge in crude prices looming after two months of stability, U.S. shale oil producers may face another round of spending cuts to conserve cash and survive the downturn. A deeper retrenchment would have far-reaching effects. Additional...
March 18, 2015 - 11:58am
February 19, 2015
CSX notifies W. Virginia officials of plans to bypass derailment
NEW YORK -- CSX has notified West Virginia officials of its plans to bypass the scene of a crude train derailment and continue deliveries to eastern Virginia, according to the West Virginia Division of Homeland Security and Emergency Management. A train carrying North Dakota crude...
February 19, 2015 - 11:36am
January 27, 2015
US oil well shut-ins start as crude rout batters small producers
HOUSTON — Collapsing crude prices are confronting scores of smaller U.S. oil producers with the grim choice of either shutting older high-cost...
January 27, 2015 - 11:36pm
January 13, 2015
N.D. bill could void flaring, oil conditioning standards
BISMARCK – Contentious orders approved by North Dakota regulators to curb natural gas flaring and make Bakken crude oil safer for transport would be dragged back through a lengthy rulemaking process or become void under a bill sponsored by nine Republican lawmakers. A separate...
January 13, 2015 - 5:43pm
January 1, 2015
Minnesota study: Millions needed for rail safety
ST. PAUL, Minn. — Minnesota needs to spend $244 million to improve railroad crossing safety where oil trains cross the state, the Minnesota...
January 1, 2015 - 10:32pm
December 4, 2014
U.S. crude oil, natgas reserves both rose over 9 percent in 2013
Proven crude oil and lease-condensate reserves in the United States increased 9.3 percent to 36.5 billion barrels in 2013, up from 33.4 billion...
December 4, 2014 - 11:07pm