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At conservative gathering, Trump blasts purveyors of 'fake news'
Trump attacks FBI on leakers of Russia reports: 'FIND NOW'
Indian engineer shot dead in possible hate crime at Kansas City bar
25 Dakota Access protesters booked into Grand Forks County jail
J.C. Penney to shut 130 to 140 stores
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
Promoting beef: Sharon Kickertz-Gerbig named CattleWomen regional director
Winning the golden ticket: Dickinson State to present 'Charlie and the Chocolate Factory'
Cafe 60 reaches out to baby boomers: Elder Care program offered in participating restaurants
Vacation with a purpose: Volunteers needed for a service trip to Zimbabwe
Auxiliary selling Valentine cookies
Midgets gymnastics welcomes all challengers for state meet
'Cardiac Cats': Glen Ullin-Hebron storms back on Bulldogs, wins first Region 7 championship
In name of fighting cancer, DSU's Seth Moerkerke went bald Thursday
Blue Hawks ice Waldorf, advance to NSAA semifinals
Dean Blais is back in Grand Forks, but will it be last trip as coach?
Port: Left wing town hall activists undermine credibility by screaming at Cramer, exempting Heitkamp
Port: Gov. Burgum on remaining #NoDAPL protesters: 'More have moved than left'
Kathleen Wrigley: Marsy's Law does not protect victims' names
Port: Reminder: The #NoDAPL protesters in camp are no longer standing with Standing Rock
Port: State of North Dakota buys hotel rooms and bus tickets home for #NoDAPL protesters
Donna Mae Hewson
Avon "Avie" Stotz
Fern L. Uhler
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
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. Darrell Dorgan, head of the North Dakota...
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