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U.S. deficit forecast to shrink in 2017 but climb over next decade
White House asks for privacy from media on Barron Trump
Protesters vow to battle Trump's 'poor decision' to revive pipeline
Trump advances Dakota Access Pipeline, but timeline unclear as tribe plans legal action
Despite no evidence, White House says Trump stands by voter fraud belief
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nation and world
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
Oil pipeline spill near Belfield estimated at 176,000 gallons
Counting on Student Loan Forgiveness? Better Check Your Eligibility Status Again
Magic, murder and mayhem; Foundation sponsors mystery dinner theater
Lauren Alaina to entertain at the Mardi Gras
Saving homeless pets; Oreo's Animal Rescue plans fundraiser
Trinity to present 'Into the Woods'
Sources: UND set to leave Big Sky Conference
NFL sideline reporter Andrews beat cancer during season
Kerr on NBA players' All-Star voting: 'There were 50 guys on there that had no business getting votes'
Steelers' Roethlisberger unsure of future, considering retirement
The mortar that binds: Jung’s defense, rebounding vital to Midgets’ success
Port: Self defense legislation would legalize what most of us would consider murder
Jacobs: ND higher ed in the crosshairs
McFeely: N.D. lifetime fishing license 'more complicated than it seems'
Port: ND Democrats have some good ideas on transparency and accountability laws
McFeely: It’s the media’s duty to shine light on hatred
Laurence "Bud" Lewison
Thomas F. Murtha
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
August 31, 2014
14 hospitalized after visiting laundromat in Watford City
WATFORD CITY -- Fourteeen people have been hospitalized after visiting a laundromat in Watford City, according to a news release. Police and emergency services responded to the unnamed laundromat at approximately noon on Sunday, where an 18-year-old woman passed out. After the...
News/crime and courts
August 31, 2014 - 8:00pm
August 29, 2014
$270K to go to support services for sexual assault victims
WASHINGTON — The U.S. Department of Justice has awarded the North Dakota Department of Health $270,447 to support agencies that serve victims of sexual assault. The funds are made available through the Sexual Assault Service Formula Grant Program, according to a news release from...
News/crime and courts
August 29, 2014 - 4:51pm
August 20, 2014
Oil spills into slough in Bottineau County
WESTHOPE — Three barrels of oil were released Sunday into a slough six miles southeast of Westhope in Bottineau County, North Dakota Department of Health officials said. The spill was discovered about at 2 p.m. Sunday at a site owned by Enduro Operating due to a broken pipe at...
August 20, 2014 - 11:03pm
August 6, 2014
Oil, brine spill into Burke County slough
BISMARCK — About 100 barrels of brine and oil have been released into a slough near Lignite in Burke County, the North Dakota Department of Health reported. Initial data from Taqa North USA reports that brine, as well as a yet undetermined amount of oil, was released from a main...
August 6, 2014 - 11:15pm
July 25, 2014
Saltwater spills in McKenzie County
ARNEGARD — A Statoil pipeline in McKenzie County has leaked 75 barrels of saltwater, according to preliminary estimates by the company. Statoil believes the leak is less than a week old. An aerial inspection of the pipeline was conducted July 18, and no leak was observed, the North...
July 25, 2014 - 11:55pm
July 17, 2014
9 Minn. Applebee’s restaurants linked to E. coli outbreak
ST. PAUL, Minn. —The Minnesota Department of Health on Thursday released a list of nine Applebee’s locations linked to a recent outbreak of E. coli. People infected with the bacteria have reported eating at Minnesota Applebee’s restaurants in Bemidji, Blaine (two locations),...
News/crime and courts
July 17, 2014 - 11:59pm
Water spill near Marmarth, oil spill near Ray reported
BISMARCK — There has been a 2,000-barrel spill of water used for enhanced oil recovery from a flow line owned by Denbury Onshore approximately 8 miles southwest of Marmarth in Slope County, according to the North Dakota Department of Health. The water — about 63,000 gallons of...
June 17, 2014 - 11:05pm
June 13, 2014
Brine spill reported in Mountrail County releases 258 barrels
ROSS - The North Dakota Department of Health has reported a brine spill in Mountrail County, according to a press release. A tank on a Statoil well site six miles southwest of Ross overflowed, releasing 258 barrels of brine, according to an initial report. All of the spill has...
June 13, 2014 - 5:41pm
June 12, 2014
Hantavirus kills central North Dakotan
BISMARCK — A central North Dakota resident died “recently” due to complications from Hantavirus Pulmonary Syndrome, according to the state Department of Health. The rare disease is spread by infected rodent droppings, saliva and urine — not from human-to-human interaction. Hantavirus...
June 12, 2014 - 11:37pm
June 7, 2014
Brine spill reported at Bottineau County injection well site
BOTTINEAU — A spill at an injection well site owned by Denbury Onshore in Bottineau County released about 1,000 barrels, or 42,000 gallons, of brine, the North Dakota Department of Health said. A failed pipe fitting caused the spill, the department said. About 100 barrels, or 4,200...
June 7, 2014 - 12:01am
April 18, 2014
Updated: N.D. shuts down handler of radioactive oilfield waste for violations in Killdeer
BISMARCK – The North Dakota Department of Health has ordered a company that handles radioactive oilfield waste to shut down its facility near Killdeer after state inspectors found several violations there earlier this month. The emergency order issued Thursday alleges that Dyad...
April 18, 2014 - 9:41am
March 11, 2014
Stocking Waste: Hundreds of filter socks discovered in Noonan
NOONAN — Authorities are investigating the discovery of radioactive waste piled into an abandoned gas station in this small Divide County town. The...
March 11, 2014 - 4:08pm
February 22, 2014
Radioactive waste “stockpiled” on trailers near Watford City: State officials are investigating, county officials are mad
WATFORD CITY -- Officials are investigating potentially radioactive material and looking into penalties against the company responsible for flatbed trailers stockpiled with filter socks near Watford City. The trailers are a few miles southwest of the city on private rural property...
February 22, 2014 - 3:07pm
February 19, 2014
Medora moves to secure loan for $8M wastewater treatment facility:
MEDORA — City leaders here took another step Wednesday toward the construction of a new wastewater treatment facility slated for $8 million. During a special City Council meeting the body voted unanimously to move ahead with the application process for a loan through the North...
February 19, 2014 - 11:51pm
February 15, 2014
600 gallons of fluid allegedly spilled at airport: Station operations director denies fluid was toxic
The North Dakota Department of Health is looking into a possible spill of a potentially toxic fluid at Theodore Roosevelt Regional Airport earlier...
February 15, 2014 - 11:26pm