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Heated Twitter comments follow ND legislative forum
'It didn't look right,' says teen who helped save toddler at Fargo hotel pool
First bill in years will benefit North Country Trail that runs from NY to ND
Gas prices expected to make springtime increase soon
Chris Wallace to Reince Priebus: 'You Don't Get to Tell Us What to Do'
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
Auxiliary selling Valentine cookies
Just a kid at heart: Buffington makes dollhouse for silent auction item
Learning for a lifetime: CommUniversity classes start Feb. 11
New Orleans hometown guy leads West All-Stars to win with record 52 points
Plan remains to alternate between Grand Forks and Fargo for state hockey
Twins' Vargas gets help from Manny Ramirez this time
Jacobs: A new bird mystery for a new week
Trinity finishes home schedule in fashion
Swift: Do-it-yourself Dad may be least patient patient of all
Veeder: The new good 'ol days are on their way
Phillips: Dealing with difficult people easier with kindness
Port: Hey Shailene Woodley, come back to North Dakota and clean up your mess
Minding Our Elders: Recovery from double grief may require professional care
Shaun L. Walton
Catherine "Katie" (Kessel) Steinke
Gladys Josephine Stenberg
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
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
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
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
September 27, 2013
Alaska fracking rules would boost public notice, disclosure
ANCHORAGE -- New regulations to oversee hydraulic fracturing of oil and gas wells in Alaska could be issued later this year by state regulators, officials said at a public hearing on Monday. The regulations, proposed by the Alaska Oil and Gas Conservation Commission, would require...
September 27, 2013 - 4:45pm