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Dick Gregory, cutting-edge satirist and uncompromising activist, dies at 84
Grand Forks 'Love Wins' rally protests violence in Charlottesville
Trump's Mar-a-Lago Club loses its ninth big charity event this week
Jack Hoeven, father of US Sen. John Hoeven, dies
Death in Charlottesville, Va., stirs reaction in Leith, ND
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
Twins hall inductee Michael Cuddyer on umpires, chemistry, Byron Buxton
Berrios, Twins shut out Diamondbacks
Busch dominates for ninth NASCAR Xfinity win at Bristol
Cook moves closer to being starter
UND stuns NDSU with 1-0 women's soccer victory
Trump terrible, but Democrats impotent
Gazpacho refreshes on a summer day
Anniversary trip brings clarity on marriage
Incontinence shouldn't block people from seeking medical help
SULLIVAN: Wishing the best for the upcoming school year
John Flynn Ell
Daryl Viggo Anderson
Ervin B. Follmer
Galen J. Skaare
Ronald "Ron" L. Buzalsky
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
December 13, 2013
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
November 16, 2013
Equipment failure, human error most likely causes of spills
BISMARCK — Like lost cellphone calls, most saltwater spills can be traced back to three causes: human error, equipment failure or network problems. A review of incident reports filed with the North Dakota Department of Health since Jan. 1, 2012, found that connection leaks between...
November 16, 2013 - 10:20pm
November 15, 2013
US Williston Basin tops 1 million barrels of oil per day in September
WILLISTON — The entire U.S. Williston Basin produced more than 1 million barrels of oil per day in September, driven by another record month of North Dakota oil production. North Dakota produced 931,940 barrels per day, a 2 percent increase over August, according to preliminary...
November 15, 2013 - 10:41pm
November 14, 2013
Minn. panel asks local governments to follow sand mining rules
ST. PAUL, Minn. — A Minnesota commission designated to oversee the Great River Road is sending a message to local governments asking that they consider the impact of silica sand mining. The Mississippi River Parkway Commission voted unanimously Thursday to encourage strict adherence...
November 14, 2013 - 7:49pm
November 9, 2013
ND officials debate need for list of ‘special places’ to be protected
FARGO — A divided North Dakota Industrial Commission soon will decide whether to designate special places subject to development restrictions to protect them from oil drilling or other development. The commission has discussed the possibility of a list of special sites for half...
November 9, 2013 - 9:01pm
Mineral owners wary of mega-unit plan
WATFORD CITY – An oil company is proposing a drilling unit 20 times larger than what is typical with promises that it will benefit mineral owners by pumping more oil while reducing the impact on the land. But even though mineral owners could make more money under the proposal,...
November 9, 2013 - 6:06pm
October 23, 2013
Approved plan keeps oil rigs from spoiling view in Elkhorn Ranch
BISMARCK -- Visitors to the historic Elkhorn Ranch in Theodore Roosevelt National Park won't have to worry about oil rigs spoiling their view...
October 23, 2013 - 12:00am
Industrial Commission looking for 'big things' from flaring task force
BISMARCK -- Members of the state's Industrial Commission on Tuesday told oil industry officials studying ways to reduce natural gas flaring that bigger ideas are needed to curb the practice. The North Dakota Petroleum Council's Flaring Task Force, which was announced last week, is...
October 23, 2013 - 12:00am
October 22, 2013
Kodiak Oil's third-quarter average sales volumes jump 54 percent
Kodiak Oil & Gas Corp, which primarily drills for oil in North Dakota's Bakken shale formation, said on Tuesday its third-quarter average daily sales volumes rose 54 percent from the second quarter. The company reported average daily third-quarter sales volume of 35,400 barrels of...
October 22, 2013 - 9:54am
October 19, 2013
Tapping a well of talent: Employers look to UND for growing workforce
GRAND FORKS -- Joel Brown was having somewhat of a tough time getting employers to look at his resume. Brown, a Watford City native, was one...
October 19, 2013 - 12:00am
October 17, 2013
Lawsuits filed against oil companies for flaring
WILLISTON -- North Dakota mineral owners filed lawsuits Wednesday against 10 oil and gas companies seeking damages for natural gas that was flared. Bismarck attorney Derrick Braaten said the plaintiffs are owed millions in lost royalties for the flared natural gas, and the case will...
October 17, 2013 - 12:00am
NDPC forms flaring task force
A North Dakota Petroleum Council task force on flaring has met 11 times since forming last month, spokeswoman Tessa Sandstrom said Wednesday. While working to find ways to reduce Bakken flaring of natural gas, the group will also work to inform stakeholders of the effort companies...
October 17, 2013 - 12:00am