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Roy Moore releases fiery video statement, still refuses to concede Senate race
Jamestown residents share views on ND public transportation plan
Injured party charged from Dec. 2 shooting in Mandan
Federal judge issues injunction against Sanford, Mid Dakota merger
Kentucky lawmaker who was accused of molesting a teenage girl likely killed himself, coroner says
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Target to buy Shipt for $550 million in bet on same-day delivery
How we pay for care evolving balance between public and private payments
6-year-old made $11 million in one year reviewing toys on YouTube
ND farmer debarred from temporary ag worker program
What is Bitcoin? How can I buy it? A simple Q&A for Bitcoin beginners
place a business brief
Wind energy is supposed to fight climate change. But climate change is fighting back.
Protesters occupy Enbridge offices in Duluth
Minn. Public Utilities Commission says Enbridge Line 3 review needs more work
Federal prosecutors seek prison time for ND oil operator who endangered water sources
Residents meet in Belfield for Q&A about proposed Davis Refinery
In matters of the heart, faith becomes real
Always cover Norfolk Island Pine after purchase
Cake mix makes Christmas baking a breeze
4 holiday cocktails for morning, noon and night
Why we vomit: Throwing up the facts about an experience we've all had
Rudolph sidelined with ankle injury; Vikings hurting for tight ends
Bowman County looks to return to Region championship
Wentz gives thumbs up after undergoing successful surgery on injured knee
Class A girls basketball poll
Class A boys basketball poll
Children remind us to breathe despite worry
Wine options for your holiday meal
Commentary: Heitkamp should apologize for tax reform tweet
Commentary: Moore rode to the polls as a cowboy after spending an entire campaign in costume
Commentary: Shocker: 94 Percent of FCC feedback on net neutrality changes was bots
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Deborah J. Bezdicek
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Business going well at Bowman Lodge and Convention Center
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
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Health & Wellness
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 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
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
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
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
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
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
October 11, 2013
Amidon talking about growth
AMIDON -- With all the talk of the Tyler Formation possibly ramping up with oil drilling activities in the near future, one small southwest North...
October 11, 2013 - 12:00am
October 10, 2013
When it comes to oil and gas, the US is poised to pass Russia
The U.S. is poised to pass Russia as the world's top oil and gas producer, according to a new report, and North Dakota's congressional delegation...
October 10, 2013 - 12:00am
September 28, 2013
The year of the Tyler: Helms says Tyler where Bakken was in 2004
Marathon Oil is the first company to try modern horizontal fracking in the Tyler Formation after spudding a well in northeastern Slope County...
September 28, 2013 - 12:00am