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Trump again vows to bring back U.S. jobs, but offers few details
No flooding expected for mighty Missouri River
S&P 500 inches up after Trump jobs pledge
Internet poker company founder pleads not guilty to U.S. charges
Trump wants to expand U.S. nuclear arsenal, make it 'top of the pack'
crime and courts
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
Promoting beef: Sharon Kickertz-Gerbig named CattleWomen regional director
Winning the golden ticket: Dickinson State to present 'Charlie and the Chocolate Factory'
Cafe 60 reaches out to baby boomers: Elder Care program offered in participating restaurants
Vacation with a purpose: Volunteers needed for a service trip to Zimbabwe
Auxiliary selling Valentine cookies
Davies girls make hockey history with quarterfinal win
Fourth line sparks Central boys to opening-round win
Midgets open state tournament against undefeated Knights
Blue Hawks find a way past Dakota State in tourney opener
Before prep for Waldorf, Blue Hawks took time to celebrate title
Port: Gov. Burgum on remaining #NoDAPL protesters: 'More have moved than left'
Kathleen Wrigley: Marsy's Law does not protect victims' names
Port: Reminder: The #NoDAPL protesters in camp are no longer standing with Standing Rock
Port: State of North Dakota buys hotel rooms and bus tickets home for #NoDAPL protesters
Port: Feds a no-show again as N.D. police receive hazmat training before squaring off with protesters
Matthew D. Butler
Jacob R. "Jake" Renner
Heidt and Horner plan wedding
Kristianson and Kilwein
Olson and Steffan
Engagement: Pottorff and Schank
Kirkwood president committed to hometown, growth
More than a decade caring for the public
South Heart investing $13.1M into education's future
Clear Creek expands into residential heating and plumbing sector
Kids are "Acting Up!" during class
Honoring our Firefighters
December 8, 2014
Kemp: Watching for a drilling slowdown in North Dakota
In the next few months, everyone in the oil market will be intently watching the volume of new drilling activity in the shale plays of the United States for any signs of a slowdown in response to the fall in oil prices. There are more than a dozen major shale plays in production....
December 8, 2014 - 11:53pm
December 1, 2014
October oil shale permits drop: is the slowdown here?
NEW YORK -- U.S. oil producers have been racing full-speed ahead to drill new shale wells in recent years, even in the face of lower oil prices. But new data suggests that the much-anticipated slowdown in shale country may have finally arrived. Permits for new wells dropped 15...
December 1, 2014 - 3:52pm
October 18, 2014
Sinking oil prices may curb U.S. output too slowly for Saudis
NEW YORK — Saudi Arabia effectively started a global oil price war this month aimed at quickly denting U.S. oil output. Slowing a U.S. drilling boom, however, could take more than a year. Many observers expect a downward spiral of global oil prices to rapidly dampen shale oil drilling...
October 18, 2014 - 4:43pm
October 16, 2014
Lower oil prices may cool down drilling
BISMARCK — With oil prices on the move, pressure on North Dakota oil and gas production may be mounting. In his monthly update on the state’s...
October 16, 2014 - 9:00am
September 19, 2014
$1M jury award to western N.D. ranch for oil drilling impacts could cost industry in future
BISMARCK – A jury verdict awarding $1 million to the owners of a western North Dakota hunting ranch who claimed that oil drilling turned their...
September 19, 2014 - 3:33pm
January 31, 2014
Making drilling more efficient
A public-private partnership is seeking to make the shift from oilfield exploration to development more efficient and economical. The Energy and Environmental Research Center is leading the program in close coordination with Continental Resources, and with collaboration from industry...
January 31, 2014 - 8:05pm
January 29, 2014
Industrial Commission approves oil mega-unit
BISMARCK — An oil drilling proposal that drew opposition from many mineral owners moved forward Wednesday in a split vote with Gov. Jack Dalrymple objecting. The North Dakota Industrial Commission voted 2-1 to approve a proposal from QEP Energy Co. to develop 25,000 acres in...
January 29, 2014 - 9:17pm
January 28, 2014
Industrial Commission to consider McKenzie County mega-unit on Wednesday
BISMARCK – An oil company’s proposal to develop about 25,000 acres in McKenzie County as one large drilling unit will come before the North Dakota Industrial Commission on Wednesday. QEP Energy Co. presented on Nov. 13 to the Industrial Commission Oil and Gas Division about...
January 28, 2014 - 2:09pm
January 25, 2014
Conservationists engage sportsmen in effort to protect habitat amid drilling
FARGO — Conservation advocates gathered Saturday to explore strategies to engage sportsmen in a broad coalition to protect North Dakota’s hunting heritage in the face of rapid energy development and the loss of conservation lands. The summit, hosted by the Protect Theodore Roosevelt...
January 25, 2014 - 5:48pm
December 20, 2013
New fracking technique could cut demand for freshwater
BISMARCK – The North Dakota Industrial Commission has approved the first significant pilot test of recycling water for hydraulic fracturing in the Bakken, which could lead to conserving millions of gallons of freshwater and reducing truck traffic. Statoil received the OK this...
December 20, 2013 - 6:18pm
December 13, 2013
Consolidating for a smaller ‘footprint’
Multi-well pads are becoming bigger and a more common sight in the western North Dakota Oil Patch. The pads consolidate impacts to nearby...
December 13, 2013 - 7:43pm
U.S. drilling boom leaves some homeowners in a big hole
When Gary Gless bought his sleek, modernist house in Los Angeles in 2002, he thought he had hit a “gold mine.” The world’s largest inner-city...
December 13, 2013 - 7:14pm
December 11, 2013
Drilling into the 'Sleeping Giant': Company targets southern ND for drilling program
BISMARCK — An oil and gas company is working to wake what it calls a sleeping giant in an area of southern North Dakota far outside of the...
December 11, 2013 - 10:50pm
December 6, 2013
BLM office working against backlog
When Mary Ramsey started her job with the Bureau of Land Management’s Dickinson office 16 years ago, it was a quiet job. “This was just...
December 6, 2013 - 8:37pm
Goodhue County in Minnesota beefs up silica sand rules
RED WING, Minn. — Less than six months after updating the county mining ordinance, the Goodhue County Board voted Thursday to approve a series of amendments strengthening regulations for silica sand operations. The amendments passed with minor dissention among the five-member board,...
December 6, 2013 - 5:04pm