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Senate confirms Pompeo to be Trump's CIA director
Ban on North Dakota Sunday morning sales could be lifted
Trump White House vows to stop China taking South China Sea islands
Debate begins on ND bill to exempt higher ed applicants from open records law
ND legislators going round and round on daylight saving time, time zone discussions
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
Counting on Student Loan Forgiveness? Better Check Your Eligibility Status Again
Magic, murder and mayhem; Foundation sponsors mystery dinner theater
Lauren Alaina to entertain at the Mardi Gras
Saving homeless pets; Oreo's Animal Rescue plans fundraiser
Trinity to present 'Into the Woods'
The mortar that binds: Jung’s defense, rebounding vital to Midgets’ success
Dickinson State softball picked 1st, baseball 4th in NSAA poll
Blyleven says Twins' improvement has to start with pitching
UND gets commitment from right-handed defenseman
SCHLOSSMAN: Road trip may be what UND needs
McFeely: N.D. lifetime fishing license 'more complicated than it seems'
Port: ND Democrats have some good ideas on transparency and accountability laws
McFeely: It’s the media’s duty to shine light on hatred
Veeder: Hot dish and ice slabs key to staying warm in January
Swift: Lessons learned from watching parents age
Laurence "Bud" Lewison
Thomas F. Murtha
Medora gears up for visitors
New tellings of old museum stories
Beach vibe in the Bakken
Sax remodels downtown building into custom and detailing center
Business steady as Platinum Motorsports becomes certified
April 21, 2013
Could a West, Texas explosion happen around here? Anhydrous ammonia common in ND; chance for incident low
After a fertilizer facility exploded Wednesday in West, Texas, questions have been raised across the nation regarding the safety of such plants...
April 21, 2013 - 12:00am
February 22, 2013
OSHA reviewing Wibaux oil facility explosion
The investigation into what caused an explosion at a eastern Montana oil recycling facility late last year won't be complete until June, according to an OSHA official. The blast on Dec. 29 set off a fire that burned for about a week at a Custom Carbon Processing oil treatment site...
February 22, 2013 - 12:00am
August 29, 2012
Restitution hearing in Dickinson meth explosion case continued
A Dickinson man whose methamphetamine lab inside a 2-liter bottle exploded earlier this year at the apartment building where he was a tenant...
August 29, 2012 - 12:00am
August 24, 2012
Preliminary cause of oil well explosion: cigarette lighter
ARNEGARD -- A cigarette lighter may have caused a fire at an oil well site Wednesday near here that seriously burned two men, a spokesman for the company that owned the well said. Two men were burned in what the McKenzie County Sheriff's Office called an oil well explosion that...
August 24, 2012 - 12:00am
August 1, 2012
Judge: Dickinson industrial park explosion dispute will be settled
The ripples from a January 2010 explosion in Dickinson are still being felt in Southwest District Court. The explosion was caused when a propane...
August 1, 2012 - 12:00am
March 9, 2012
Compression facility rupture unreported in Dunn County
DUNN COUNTY -- Twisted metal and large chunks of debris from an explosion littered the site and area surrounding a Hiland Partners compressor...
March 9, 2012 - 12:00am
February 14, 2012
Residents return after meth lab explosion
A tenant who woke to a methamphetamine lab explosion below her feet Saturday is still haunted by the experience. "I thought it was an earthquake,"...
February 14, 2012 - 12:00am
February 12, 2012
Morning explosion: Officials suspect meth lab to be the cause of apartment fire
Authorities suspect, but have not yet confirmed, that a methamphetamine lab explosion was the cause of an apartment fire Saturday at 1589 10th...
February 12, 2012 - 12:00am
September 28, 2011
Inquiry into oil well deaths focuses on clothing
FARGO (AP) -- Officials say an investigation into an oil well explosion in North Dakota that killed two workers will center on whether the men...
September 28, 2011 - 12:00am
September 16, 2011
2 killed in oil rig explosion
BISMARCK (AP) -- An explosion at a newly drilled oil well in western North Dakota killed two workers and severely injured two others, officials said. The fatal fire was one of two oil field-related blazes reported in the Williston area Wednesday. The other was much smaller and no...
September 16, 2011 - 12:00am
July 28, 2011
Golden Valley oil well still burning after explosion
It will take several more days before crews can begin to get a burning oil well in Golden Valley County that injured three men under control,...
July 28, 2011 - 12:00am
July 25, 2011
3 injured in oil well explosion
GOLDEN VALLEY COUNTY -- Three Cyclone Drilling, Inc. workers who were injured after a drilling well caught fire Sunday morning are expected to recover, said Cyclone Vice President Patrick Hladky. "They're all going to be OK," Hladky said, but would not comment on their injuries or...
July 25, 2011 - 11:26pm
Update on 3 injured in ND oil well explosion
3 injured in ND oil well explosion BISMARCK (AP) --Natural gas ignited during drilling operations at an oil well in western North Dakota, starting a fire that severely burned two men, injured another and will likely burn for at least a week before it's brought under control, the...
July 25, 2011 - 10:37am
January 16, 2011
1 year after explosion blast's effects still felt
At 4:37 a.m.
January 16, 2011 - 12:00am
November 13, 2010
Company responds to lawsuit over ND oilfield blast
BISMARCK (AP) -- A company that owns and operates oil wells in North Dakota says it's not responsible for a man's injuries allegedly suffered in an oilfield explosion. Trevor Armes, of Colstrip, Mont., has filed a federal lawsuit against Petro-Hunt LLC, claiming the company failed...
November 13, 2010 - 3:46pm