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Hidden world: Informants play key role in western North Dakota’s drug scene
‘Can’t sit and wait’: Businesses come together to revitalize downtown
Check this out: Downloading music is free — and legal — at Dickinson library
Skydiver injured after hard landing
NDSU, UND faculty victimized by bogus tax returns
crime and courts
nation and world
Oil surges after lower than expected US inventory rise
US proposes higher royalty rates for drilling federal land
Oil company sued for racial discrimination in North Dakota
Oil turns higher, rallies to 2015 high on Yemen conflict
North Dakota oil production drops in February
Veeder: Giving the farm the Martha Stewart treatment
Mothers flock to Badlands Baby Fair & Expo
Painting the Patch: Oil worker turned artist finds niche in an unlikely area
Kat Perkins stops by Prairie Rose, Berg
TBT to the first one hundred years
Weather warriors: DSU track and field snags 2 national qualifiers at Blue Hawk Games
Braves beat Midgets in West Region game
Blue Hawks baseball split with Vikings
DSU finishes off 4-game sweep of Valley City
Brock: What is art?
Omdahl: Becoming a nation of political spectators
Schneider and Onstad: GOP oil extraction tax plan wrong for ND’s future
Letter: Wind project will harm Stark County
Our View: DSU students’ achievements among best of the week
Edward V. Kudrna
Lorene A. Summers
Helen Mae Loeffelbein
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...
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