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‘These people had us chasing phantoms:’ Couple in dispute with agency over crop damage caused by pesticide sprayer
Animal cruelty convict ordered to wear ankle bracelet: New charge filed in McHenry County related to trail ride
Night rescue saves 4 people on lake
3 University System employees on leave after data breach
Leier: PLOTS numbers dip slightly in 2014
Nation & World
Small-town school adjusts to the oil boom: Housing a key to hiring teachers as school adds students, diversity
Oil spills into slough in Bottineau County
Wind energy project in north-central N.D. gets final go-ahead
Hearing set on treatment of N.D. crude oil before transport
Report says Canada railway audit inadequate before Quebec derailment
Fairfield: North Dakota must embrace innovation
Lewton: Hagen faces challenges in coming years
Ahlin: Culture surely a factor in higher suicide rates
Valeu: ND Democrats offer creative opposition to Republican supermajority
Veeder: What would dog say about past eight years?
Tigirlily to perform Thursday at Alive@5
Paid parental leave becoming less common
Pauline J. Lokken
Philip James Sande
Delores A. Moore
Closer connections: Electrical supplier’s Dickinson warehouse helps customers
Hull: Sit with me a while in my garden
Jackie Hope: Peanut butter treats for ‘Mousetopia’
Patrick Hope: Say cheese and die!
Bulldogs look to begin season on high note: With new coach at the helm, Bowman County seeks to forget past and focus on the future
Mollberg gets start at quarterback for UND
Cleveland shuts out Twins: House throws 5 1/3 scoreless innings as Indians defeat Minnesota
Lynx open playoffs in shadow of Mercury
NDSU’s Morlock hopes to return ASAP
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
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
$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
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