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Hedderich's building in downtown Williston burns for second time in 2 weeks
Mott to lose National Guard unit; final formation planned for Saturday
Body of boater missing since June recovered
200 immigrants in Texas were smuggled into a pitch-black trailer. 10 died, and the driver has been charged.
'Love can been seen': Armstrong family, Ukrainian orphans are overcoming language barriers and enjoying time together
crime and courts
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
'Green.com' and 'megabyte blue:' Crayola's '90s tribute to the internet
Another use for summer's sweet cherries: In a simple grain salad
DHS students win national TSA awards
Dickinson has its own song: lyrics written by Mexican troubadour Roman Sanchez
A recipe for lasting marriage: 'He takes care of me, and I take care of him'
UND committee wants football experience to be best in the FCS
Twins officially acquire LHP Garcia from Braves
Vikings place RB Murray on PUP list
Kahne records first NASCAR Cup Series win since 2014
Latavius Murray, Dalvin Cook vie to replace Adrian Peterson at RB
Christmas already? Consider this gift-giving practice
Port: Over 94 percent of Heidi Heitkamp’s second quarter fundraising came from outside ND
Column: Drought, an old foe, returns in strength
Veeder: This rugged, imperfect place
Swift: Decorating project really takes the cake
Robert Leroy Lowenstein
Stanley Orin Oberg
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
March 14, 2015
Where do the filter socks go? Concerns rise with proposed increase to radioactive waste levels
WILLISTON — A special waste landfill in far western North Dakota will seek to dispose of radioactive waste, if it becomes legal. Charles Slaughter,...
March 14, 2015 - 9:48pm
March 12, 2015
State investigates improper disposal of oilfield waste in Williston
WILLISTON, N.D. – State officials are investigating about 100 filter socks that were improperly disposed of in north Williston, the Department...
March 12, 2015 - 3:41pm
February 3, 2015
Contractor pays reduced fine, leaves state after filter sock investigation
WILLISTON, N.D. – A contractor that stockpiled filter socks in McKenzie County last year paid a $16,000 fine, with $87,000 in fines dismissed,...
February 3, 2015 - 6:04pm
January 28, 2015
N.D. oil producers aim to cut radioactive waste bills
WILLISTON -- North Dakota's oil industry is pushing to change the state's radioactive waste disposal laws as part of a broad effort to conserve...
January 28, 2015 - 1:20pm
December 20, 2014
Hearing dates set for radioactive oilfield waste rules
BISMARCK — The North Dakota Department of Health has announced the times and locations of three public information sessions and hearings on proposed rules for the disposal and tracking of radioactive oilfield waste. The meetings will take place Jan. 20 at the Williston Area Recreation...
December 20, 2014 - 7:41pm
December 12, 2014
Critics say proposal for radioactive oilfield waste falls short
BISMARCK – Critics blasted rules proposed Friday that would permit the disposal of filter socks and other radioactive oilfield waste in North Dakota landfills, saying they don’t go far enough to protect public health and track the waste.
December 12, 2014 - 4:33pm
November 29, 2014
Our View: Paltry Noonan filter sock fine not a deterrent
We celebrated Thanksgiving on Thursday, and the folks who call Noonan home can be thankful that, according to Divide County Emergency Manager Jody Gunlock, an abandoned gas station in their small town is no longer a dumping ground for radioactive filter socks that still have some...
November 29, 2014 - 9:54pm
November 26, 2014
ND regulators slash $800K fine to $20K for company linked to Noonan waste dumping
BISMARCK — A company linked to the illegal stockpiling of oilfield waste inside an abandoned gas station in northwest North Dakota has reached a deal with state regulators that slashed the proposed $800,000 fine to $20,000, upsetting some local officials. Zenith Produced Water...
November 26, 2014 - 7:19pm
April 24, 2014
Cleanup crew says dumpsite worse than initial report
NOONAN – A cleanup crew has removed filter socks that were illegally dumped in an abandoned gas station in a remote corner of northwest North Dakota, and discovered that there was about twice as much waste as initially estimated. Secure Energy Services filled two large rolloff...
April 24, 2014 - 4:31pm
April 10, 2014
State clamps down on oilfield waste: Rules specify leak-proof containers for filter socks
BISMARCK – North Dakota announced new rules Wednesday for oilfield waste known as filter socks that aim to prevent the illegal stockpiles of...
April 10, 2014 - 9:50am
April 4, 2014
Know your filter socks: Dunn Co. sheriff warns citizens to stay away if they find potentially radioactive waste
MANNING — After one of his deputies found a filter sock in a roadside ditch last week, Dunn County Sheriff Clay Coker wants the public to know...
April 4, 2014 - 10:59pm
February 22, 2014
Radioactive waste “stockpiled” on trailers near Watford City: State officials are investigating, county officials are mad
WATFORD CITY -- Officials are investigating potentially radioactive material and looking into penalties against the company responsible for flatbed trailers stockpiled with filter socks near Watford City. The trailers are a few miles southwest of the city on private rural property...
February 22, 2014 - 3:07pm