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'Uncharted waters': SW ND loses representation in State Water Commission
New glow-in-the-dark mini golf course highlights work of local artists
In the face of mass resignations, including from 3M, Trump ends business advisory councils
North Dakota congressional races heat up as new candidates enter
Feds OK another $20 million for new Williston airport as construction moves ahead
crime and courts
nation and world
Residents meet in Belfield for Q&A about proposed Davis Refinery
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
Woodworking-- a creative outlet
Northern Plains Ethnic Festival -- a mix of cultures
New preschool to open
Georgia Chrome headed north
Schneider Sisters -- melodies for the bandshell
Night Hawks back with plenty of playmakers in 2017
Offensive guard Boone misses another practice
Vikings kicker, punter posiitons up for grabs yet
Rosario always does damage when playing Cleveland
FANTASY FORECAST: The 10 draft commandments
Port: Republican lawmakers to Library: Put those gay books back in the closet
Port: Rep. Cramer says 'liberal media' would have praised Trump's words on Charlottesville if they'd come from Obama
Comparing wine aficionados Thomas Jefferson and Winston Churchill
Local produce star of this potato salad
Port: North Dakota Republicans, Democrats get utterly uninspiring candidates for House and Senate races today
Ethyln Mae Marthaller
Daryl Viggo Anderson
Staff at Bully Pulpit Golf Course are ready for the season to begin
Recipe for good: Elks' eatery, events help fund scholarships, youth activities
Hidden gem: Medora officials work all year in preparation for the busy summer season
Boots Bar & Grill ready for another exciting season
Health & Wellness
Spring Lawn and Garden
Worlds Greatest City Wide Garage Sale
Honoring our Firefighters
Department of Health
August 2, 2017
147 page report outlines violations by Hettinger nursing home
Residents of Western Horizons Care Center, a nursing home in Hettinger, are in "immediate jeopardy," according to a report issued in early June by the North Dakota Department of Health and made public Friday. The 147-page report cited 37 violations of Health Department code that included...
August 2, 2017 - 7:44pm
June 24, 2016
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