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Con-grad-ulations!: Cheers, confetti accompany DSU commencement
Radiation as a scalpel: Technique spares healthy tissue, treats inoperable tumors
FBI officials' text message about Hillary Clinton said to be a cover story for romantic affair
Flooded hemp market could weigh on ND production
ND oil production up 7 percent; record natural gas production stresses infrastructure
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Bitcoin’s future as a digital currency will depend on consumer confidence
Proposed refinery near western North Dakota national park spurs debate over economic, conservation concerns
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What did we Google in 2017? Hurricane Irma, Meghan Markle and a slime recipe
FCC's Ajit Pai dressed up as Santa and wielded a lightsaber to mock net neutrality rules
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
Always cover Norfolk Island Pine after purchase
Everything you need to know about smart speakers
The crazy questions new moms Google
How 3,000 very good golden retrievers could help all dogs live longer
In matters of the heart, faith becomes real
Former Team USA star Krissy Wendell practices with Wild
New closer Fernando Rodney likes Twins' chances in 2018
One year after 'wake-up call,' Vikings' Michael Floyd says he's sober and maturing
Wild's Zach Parise: 'There's still a ways to go' before he plays
Marcus Georges-Hunt earned the chance to be in Timberwolves' rotation
Thanks for giving me a chance
Five myths about bitcoin
Commentary: Heitkamp sends email to constituents retracting misleading tax reform talking point
OUR VIEW: Presidential Library Foundation Board has much to consider
No need to plan kindness this season
Harlan C. Larsen
Luella M. Emmil
Loretta C. Wemyss
Albert A. Dobitz
Donald & Angela
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
September 13, 2013
Power-hungry Oil Patch creates need for controversial power line
WILLISTON -- The need for power in oil-producing counties is projected to grow more than 1,000 megawatts by 2025, but a proposed transmission line to deliver that electricity is drawing environmental and cultural concerns. The Public Service Commission held a third and final hearing...
September 13, 2013 - 12:00am
August 17, 2013
Environmentalists react to protected site list
The state has compiled a list of sites it might review for protections from drilling, and while environmentalists say it's a good start, they...
August 17, 2013 - 12:00am
July 23, 2013
N.D. coal plants pose no serious risk to waters, report finds
BISMARCK -- A report issued Tuesday highlighting the harmful effects coal-powered plants have on natural water resources found that North Dakota's six coal plants do not pose a serious risk to the state's rivers and lakes.
July 23, 2013 - 6:06pm
June 29, 2013
On the surface, North Dakota and California are two states that don't have much in common. California has the Golden Gate Bridge and is known...
June 29, 2013 - 12:00am
May 16, 2013
EPA taking comments on ND air pollution matter
BISMARCK -- The federal Environmental Protection Agency is taking written comments through June 17 on an appeal of North Dakota's regional haze plan approved last year. The EPA took testimony on the appeal during a pair of hearings in Bismarck on Wednesday. The Sierra Club and...
May 16, 2013 - 9:45am
Injecting a dose of new ideas
Could there be a better way to dispose of hydraulic fracturing wastewater in the near future? Some people -- including a group studying the issue at North Dakota State University -- believe breakthroughs in the way the oil industry is able to deal with fracking's liquid byproduct...
February 16, 2013 - 12:00am
December 27, 2012
ND: Feds to issue permits for industrial and oil company use of Missouri River water
BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) -- Gov. Jack Dalrymple and North Dakota's congressional delegation say the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers will soon issue permits to tap surplus water from Lake Sakakawea for use by oil companies and other industrial users. State officials say the corps is reviewing...
December 27, 2012 - 9:35am
October 28, 2012
Oil Patch residents want voice in new legislation: Concerns voiced at 'Build a Better Bakken' meeting about water usage, safety
BISMARCK -- Brenda Jorgenson wasn't used to being a public speaker or environmental advocate. But the third-generation farmer and rancher near White Earth is becoming one as she works to prevent oil development from harming the White Earth Valley for future generations. "I've learned...
October 28, 2012 - 12:00am
October 14, 2012
Environmental concerns could impact ability to flare natural gas
LONDON -- Environmentally-motivated restrictions on flaring off unwanted gas at oil wells are gathering strength and have the potential to stop new projects in their tracks, but a solution may be at hand. Flaring at sites worldwide burns enough gas to satisfy a quarter of U.S.
October 14, 2012 - 12:00am
June 28, 2012
Residents near Dodge unhappy with proposed oil field waste site location
A number of residents near Dodge are concerned about what an oil field waste site could do to area water, traffic and more, they said Wednesday during a press conference attended by about a dozen people at Dodge's City Hall. Bismarck-based Waste Solutions LLP wants to put a dumpsite...
June 28, 2012 - 12:00am
June 20, 2012
Border patrol OK'd to bypass environment laws
WASHINGTON (AP) -- The Republican-controlled House on Tuesday approved a bill that would allow the Border Patrol to circumvent more than a dozen environmental laws on all federally-managed lands within 100 miles of the borders with Mexico and Canada. Supporters said the measure is...
June 20, 2012 - 12:00am
May 31, 2012
LA vote could spell end for bag of a thousand uses
LOS ANGELES (AP) -- Ah, the little plastic grocery bag, we hardly got to know you. Although it seems as if the single-use grocery bag, as it's formally known, has been around forever, it wasn't until 1977 that it was introduced to U.S. supermarkets, a move that prompted perhaps the...
May 31, 2012 - 8:45am
February 16, 2012
Latest flood outlook favorable for ND residents
FARGO, N.D. (AP) -- The latest flood outlook for the Red River in eastern North Dakota features a little-uttered word: minor. Figures released by the National Weather Service on Thursday show the chances for minor flooding are less than 33 percent in most areas. And between the...
February 16, 2012 - 4:30pm
February 10, 2012
Stark County sheriff accused of 'toxic' environment
The Stark County Sheriff's Office is having trouble hiring and maintaining staff and some former employees say it's because of the "toxic" environment...
February 10, 2012 - 12:00am
August 20, 2011
Complaints come in about what comes out of Dickinson's faucets; water smelly, but safe
Over the past few days, Dickinson officials have been hearing complaints about smelly water that tastes bad. Many say it's fish-like and musty. Those in charge of keeping clean water in Dickinson say not to worry, it's safe and they are working on fixing the problem. "The city has...
August 20, 2011 - 12:00am