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State-tribal relations may suffer into the future after pipeline protests
In historically rare move, Forum Communications doesn’t endorse Republican for president
Dickinson man killed in crash near Beulah
Montana judge targeted for impeachment for 60-day incest rape sentence
Daycare not linked to child obesity
crime and courts
nation and world
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
Coal prepares for carbon-free future as industry pushes developing commercially viable programs
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
Watford City to host triple header concert
Bishop Ryan overcomes slow start to steamroll Heart River
No. 4 Bison rebound with road victory at Western Illinois
UND leans on veteran defensemen in finishing sweep of Bemidji State
Blue Hawk seniors bid the BAC a possible adieu
Timberwolves could win 50 games... or miss playoffs
Our View: This time for president, none of the above
Port: Standing Rock has set themselves up to lose big
Our View: Dickinson should improve liquor laws, increase licenses
Other Views: Lawless, bullying 'Keep It in the Ground' tactics fail
Governor candidate: Focus on public education first
Anne Short Johnson
Donna Marie Schmidt
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
Department of Health
Fired employee who filed sexual harassment claim sues ND Health Department for retaliation
BISMARCK – A North Dakota Department of Health employee who was fired after complaining about sexual harassment in the workplace is suing the agency in federal court for retaliation, and a $40,000 settlement was reached with another employee who claimed age discrimination and retaliation....
June 24, 2016 - 4:54pm
May 4, 2016
GFH: Too little enforcement of Bakken wastewater rules
Sure, compliance is better than enforcement when it comes to environmental law, as the North Dakota Department of Health declares. When oil drillers ship their product without spilling it and safely dispose of fracking wastewater and other byproducts as well, that’s terrific. The...
May 4, 2016 - 12:08am
February 24, 2016
McKenzie County landfill could be first to take radioactive waste under new ND rules
WILLISTON, N.D. – An oilfield landfill south of Williston is the first facility in North Dakota to propose accepting radioactive waste under...
February 24, 2016 - 2:29pm
Department of Health responds to brine spill in Dunn County
BISMARCK – The North Dakota Department of Health is responding to a spill involving 6,258 gallons of brine released from a pipeline in Dunn County. The department was notified Tuesday that 149 barrels of brine -- a byproduct of oil and gas production -- was released from a pipeline...
February 24, 2016 - 9:48am
January 15, 2016
Autopsies drop in ND for first time since ’07
BISMARCK –- After a steep rise that forced North Dakota to provide more help to the state medical examiner, the number of autopsies performed in North Dakota fell last year for the first time since 2007, a trend expected to continue because of the slowdown in oil activity. Department...
January 15, 2016 - 4:17pm
August 26, 2015
Letter to the editor: Dept. of Health chose oil finances over health of North Dakotans
David Glatt, the North Dakota Department of Health and the state Health Council chose oil’s finances over the health and safety of western North Dakota’s residents and the value of water, air, land and wildlife. By raising picocurie limits, the Department of Health spit in the...
August 26, 2015 - 8:00pm
August 15, 2015
Survey aims to see if agencies adequately support LGBT needs
FARGO — The North Dakota Department of Health said this week it is conducting a survey to see if agencies which support victims of domestic violence and rape are doing enough to meet the needs of LGBT people. "It is important for the health department to learn where and what the...
August 15, 2015 - 11:49pm
June 30, 2015
ND Department of Health unveils Mobile Medical Unit given by Minnesota
BISMARCK – North Dakota health officials say a rolling emergency room provided by Minnesota and unveiled here Tuesday will boost the state’s ability to respond to emergencies, natural disasters and other events when hospital rooms aren’t available. The Mobile Medical Unit...
June 30, 2015 - 2:04pm
June 6, 2015
‘Vortex of negativity’: Fired microbiologist alleges age discrimination, harassment by N.D. Health Department
BISMARCK – Frustrated with what she perceived as management favoring younger employees over tenured staff, Sandra Young was talking to co-workers...
June 6, 2015 - 12:01am
Population growth, oil boom put strain on N.D. Health Department
BISMARCK – North Dakota Department of Health officials say population growth and the oil and gas development driving it have put more pressure on the department as it seeks national accreditation, but additional staff and targeted money for salaries should help ease the burden....
June 6, 2015 - 12:01am
April 24, 2015
Senators say budget shortchanges Department of Health on inspectors
BISMARCK – Two Fargo-area lawmakers from opposite sides of the aisle bashed the Health Department’s budget before it was approved Friday,...
April 24, 2015 - 4:14pm
April 13, 2015
Health department budget headed to conference committee
BISMARCK -- Members of the Senate approved a budget for the state Department of Health that would increase staffing by 10 people. The House...
April 13, 2015 - 10:36pm
March 17, 2015
Debate over on e-cigs as tobacco products overshadows bills restricting sales to minors
BISMARCK – Two bills being heard at the Legislature this week aim to keep e-cigarettes out of the hands of minors, but the burning issue is...
March 17, 2015 - 6:00pm
March 9, 2015
Truck overflow causes brine spill
WILLISTON, N.D. – A truck that overflowed caused about 40 barrels, or 1,680 gallons, of brine to spill and affect a nearby creek, the North Dakota Department of Health said Monday. Health officials are investigating water quality impacts of the spill, which occurred about 7...
March 9, 2015 - 6:50pm
January 27, 2015
Warmth hurts cleanup: Contaminated water moving more quickly into Little Muddy River
WILLISTON — Temperatures that reached into the 50s Tuesday in the Oil Patch hampered cleanup efforts at the site of a massive pipeline leak,...
January 27, 2015 - 11:32pm