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Facing GOP opposition, Senate leaders delay vote to overhaul Obamacare
Dakota Access security firm operated in ND without license, board says
Port: Supreme Court ruling could have big implications for school choice policy in North Dakota
The Oxford English Dictionary has a new last word. Bet you can't pronounce it.
A bear mauled a cyclist in the Alaskan woods. His friend came to his rescue.
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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
Playing the music of a bygone era
Celebrating 20 years of Family Fun Day
Big & Rich to headline Roughrider concert
Things your wedding server will never tell you
Brady named NFL's top player in Top 100 poll
Bull riding winner Whitt shines on final day of Roughrider Days rodeo
Red Sox top Twins, Sale posts 10th victory
Grand Forks native Jackson Kunz commits to UND
Wild sign Olofsson to two-year contract
Keillor: Partying with the engineers
Parenting Perspectives: A moment in the mind of a mom
Jacobs: Are vetoes from ND, MN governors a coincidence, or a continuing experiment?
Port: Heidi Heitkamp blasted in the New York Times for being 'uninterested in sexism and misogyny'
AstroBob: Fireflies - green sparks in the dark
Reuben E. Pladsen
Heidt and Horner plan wedding
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
Burgum proclaims statewide fire and drought emergency
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
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