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Whiting CEO: Tribal service deals could help Dakota pipeline impasse
RockPile gets bought out, expands
Sunoco, behind protested Dakota Access pipeline, tops U.S. crude spill charts
Tribal official urges respect in pipeline debate
Brady Wind farms south of Dickinson to be completed by December
Medora gears up for visitors
New tellings of old museum stories
Beach vibe in the Bakken
Sax remodels downtown building into custom and detailing center
Business steady as Platinum Motorsports becomes certified
fort berthold reservation
June 10, 2016
Mega oil well site planned near busy Lake Sakakawea boat ramp
NEW TOWN, N.D. -- A multi-well oil pad above one of the busiest boat ramps on Lake Sakakawea is under extended review by federal land managers...
June 10, 2016 - 5:58pm
May 25, 2016
Hopes high for substance in Trump’s speech at oil conference
BISMARCK – With the region’s premieroil industry conference as his backdrop, hopes are high that presidential candidate Donald Trump will...
May 25, 2016 - 5:18pm
April 24, 2016
Tribal land around Lake Sakakawea set to expand
GARRISON -- As the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers moves toward returning 30,500 acres of land taken as part of the Garrison Dam reservoir, debate...
April 24, 2016 - 3:00am
April 7, 2016
FBI investigating fatal shooting in New Town
NEW TOWN -- The FBI is investigating a shooting that killed a woman earlier this week on the Fort Berthold Indian Reservation. FBI spokesman Kyle Loven said the fatal shooting occurred Monday in New Town and a man is in tribal custody in connection with the incident. Loven said the...
April 7, 2016 - 1:57pm
March 21, 2016
Amber alert canceled for 15-year-old girl on Fort Berthold Reservation
PARSHALL, N.D. – An Amber alert issued Monday morning for a 15-year-old girl was canceled after the girl was located. Authorities issued an...
March 21, 2016 - 11:39am
Trickling away: Multiple voices express concern over lost gas on federal lands
An environmental organization, western North Dakota Native Americans and a taxpayer watchdog group are all calling on the U.S. Bureau of Land Management to create stricter rules for capturing natural gas during oil production on federal and tribal lands. The BLM is expected to soon...
January 21, 2016 - 8:23pm
January 20, 2016
Op-Ed: Work together to stop wasting natural gas resources on tribal lands
NEW TOWN -- We all need to be active in protecting the land here in North Dakota for future generations. We have seen a prolonged, unneeded waste of our natural resources. This needs to stop. Since the oil boomed, this is exactly what we have been seeing. Each year, more than $76...
January 20, 2016 - 9:42pm
January 5, 2016
State approves oil pipeline to run under Lake Sakakawea
BISMARCK – The North Dakota Public Service Commission approved Tuesday a crude oil pipeline that will cross Lake Sakakawea. Commissioners, who supported the project unanimously, said Sacagawea Pipeline Co. is taking several steps to minimize potential impacts to the lake, including...
January 5, 2016 - 2:17pm
December 16, 2015
Spreadsheet error overstated oil production from Fort Berthold Reservation
BISMARCK – In October, mixed in with the heap of oil production numbers the North Dakota Department of Mineral Resources churns out every month,...
December 16, 2015 - 12:27pm
December 1, 2015
Update: Man killed in 3-vehicle crash at intersection of Highways 22 and 73
MANDAREE -- A man was killed Tuesday morning after a three-vehicle crash at the intersection of Highways 22 and 73 about 4 miles north of Mandaree. The names of the victim and his passenger, who was injured, will be released after his family is notified, according to a North Dakota...
December 1, 2015 - 2:18pm
November 23, 2015
New Town man killed in crash with truck
NEW TOWN, N.D. - A New Town man was killed Sunday night in a crash with a tractor-trailer North Dakota Highway Patrol officials said Monday. North Dakota Highway Patrol Sgt. Travis Skar said the man was headed west in his Toyota Tundra on Highway 23 in McKenzie County about 9:38...
November 23, 2015 - 10:37am
October 5, 2015
Company agrees to added safety measure for proposed pipeline under Lake Sakakawea
BISMARCK – One of the partners behind a proposed crude oil pipeline that would pass under Lake Sakakawea has agreed to install an additional safety measure to ease concerns about how quickly a spill could pollute the lake. During a work session Monday, members of the state Public...
October 5, 2015 - 6:38pm
Dunn County church added to National Register of Historic Places
BISMARCK — A Dunn County church has been listed in the National Register of Historic Places. Independence Congregational Church near Mandaree was an important gathering place in Independence on the Fort Berthold Reservation prior to construction of the Garrison Dam. It is important...
August 5, 2015 - 5:13pm
May 30, 2015
Former Fort Berthold chairman joins marijuana company
BISMARCK — Former MHA Nation Tribal Chairman Tex Hall has joined a company focused on producing marijuana on reservations. Native American Organics LLC will help tribes who want to enter the marijuana products industry set up legal growing and distribution systems. The company...
May 30, 2015 - 11:52pm
May 18, 2015
EPA involved in 2014 pipeline leak investigation
MANDAREE – The Environmental Protection Agency is investigating whether Crestwood Midstream violated the Clean Water Act last year when a pipeline...
May 18, 2015 - 3:06pm