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Former chancellor Potts withdraws from NDUS search
Police sought records on Bearson photos
Stockholders approve Halliburton, Baker Hughes merger
Highway Patrol investigates officer driving wrong way on highway after Larimore crash
Wardner OK with House’s oil tax formula, but seeks other changes to bill
Manufacturers trying to find their niche in oil industry
Company seeks flaring exemptions: XTO Energy wants 140 wells excused from rule
Schlumberger: Prudence the new normal for U.S. oil
Hi-tech and Big Data offer hope to battered U.S. oil industry
Rig decline smallest in 3 months
Our View: Taxis look for guidance, ISIS targets military members
Brock: Voting should not be mandatory
Respect the opinions and views of others
ND pipeline regulation better than federal regulation
Thank you, local businesses
#TBT: Early signs of the boom
AppSnap: TripIt alleviates (some) travel stress
Stolen memories: Local family has World War II memorabilia stolen during home invasion
Rural Manvel couple's outdoor birth experience focus of TV reality show
Patrick Hope: Covering the basics
Gerald "Jerry" Schmidt
Dorothy P. Ficek
Lydia J. Charles
Louise M. Wolf
No woes in first round: University of North Dakota tops Quinnipiac in NCAA West Region
Seiler, Tescher named NSAA preseason all-conference team
Blue Hawks grab split against Mustangs
Polish import Aiyegbusi eager to give NFL a spin
Continuing a family tradition: Woroniecki family of rural Hebron has been raising cattle, caring for the land for more than a century
Tiny Taylor experiences growth
Growing steadily: Richardton undergoing big changes as oil’s sprawl drives development, growth
Envisioning the future: Hettinger Extension Center scientists try to determine what’s important to producers
Elevator evolution: Technology changing how elevators like Southwest Grain operate
August 26, 2014
Parties fined $25K for unpermitted work on saltwater disposal well site
BISMARCK — The North Dakota Industrial Commission voted Tuesday to impose a $25,000 civil penalty on four parties with ties to construction work done on a saltwater disposal well site in McKenzie County without a state permit. The complaint filed by Department of Mineral Resources...
Energy / Bakken
August 26, 2014 - 10:07pm
July 31, 2013
Oilfield company fined $1.5 million for disposal violation
BISMARCK -- The North Dakota Industrial Commission levied $1.5 million in fines against an oil and gas operator Tuesday for violations that put a county's drinking water at risk, the largest civil penalty the commission has ever issued. The company, Halek Operating ND LLC, was accused...
Bakken / Energy / news / north dakota / oil
July 31, 2013 - 12:00am
January 26, 2013
$700K in fines levied for wrongful sewage disposal
The North Dakota Department of Health on Friday announced more than a half-million dollars in penalties for two companies found to have improperly disposed of septic waste in the Oil Patch. The health department penalized MonDak Septic Service out of Stanley with a $200,000 fine...
news / oil
January 26, 2013 - 12:00am
Dickinson State to pay penalty with oil money
An appeal submitted by Dickinson State University over a fine slapped on the institution by the U.S. Department of Education last year has been rejected. The university announced Friday that it has agreed to pay a $32,500 penalty for not completing an enrollment data survey on time....
January 26, 2013 - 12:00am
January 25, 2013
Department of Ed upholds DSU fine for enrollment-related violations
Dickinson State University officials this week received news that the U.S. Department of Education has denied an appeal for a $32,500 fine for enrollment reporting infractions, they announced today. The infractions occurred during the 2010 and 2011 academic years, according to an...
DSU / education / local / news / north dakota
January 25, 2013 - 3:58pm
April 7, 2012
The problem with possessing human waste: Dickinson Police are seeing more people carrying urine
Area drug users carrying around other people's urine or synthetic urine is becoming an issue, officials say. "We see it on average probably two times a month where somebody will have urine," Dickinson Police Capt. David Wilkie said. "It's a problem." Authorities said some drug users...
April 7, 2012 - 12:00am
January 21, 2011
Bill to impose fines for driving on closed roads
BISMARCK (AP) -- North Dakota lawmakers said Thursday they supported a $100 fine for drivers who skirt barriers and drive on roads that have been closed because of snowstorms, and some suggested they would back an even higher penalty. The North Dakota Senate's Political Subdivisions...
January 21, 2011 - 12:00am
City looks at limiting large loads on streets
In an effort to save Dickinson streets from damage, city officials have drafted an ordinance to enforce vehicle weight, size and load restrictions. The second reading of the proposed ordinance will be at the Nov.
October 21, 2010 - 12:00am
September 25, 2010
Oil companies fined in death of Hebron man
After months of investigation following the death of a man on an oil rig near Killdeer in April, two area companies have been issued thousands of dollars in proposed penalties. The Occupational Safety and Health Administration issued citations to Black Hills Trucking, Inc.
news / oil
September 25, 2010 - 12:00am
September 9, 2010
Patrons show a little too much skin at local tavern
A local watering hole received a $500 citation and a two-year monitoring period after a "wet T-shirt contest" and breast flashing ensued on July 24. The Evil Olive Pizzeria & Bar in Dickinson was found to be in violation of city ordinance governing the sale of alcoholic beverages...
September 9, 2010 - 12:00am
May 15, 2010
OSHA fines company $7,000 for oilfield death
The Occupational Safety and Health Administration has fined a Montana company $7,000 after a worker died from injuries sustained while working for a seismograph crew near Beach. On March 5, about three miles north of Beach, Christopher Whalen, 22, of Havre, Mont., was performing...
local / news / oil
May 15, 2010 - 12:00am