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Congress passes funding bill averting government shutdown
TR Symposium highlights Roosevelt’s revolutionary campaigning techniques
Fargo concert promoter pleads guilty to sexual assault
Better with a bypass: Killdeer opens new Highway 22 truck bypass west of city
Fargo man gets 10 years for biting woman’s face during sexual assault
crime and courts
nation and world
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
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Engagement: Schank and Hofland
Engagement: VanDoorne and Johnson
DSU to showcase artwork by Donna Watts
How to prevent childhood obesity
Jung, Yoder pacing DHS boys cross country
Blue Hawks put No. 15 on the backburner
Cal Poly coach calls UND's backfield best combo in the league
Redbirds making the adjustment at quarterback after losing Roberson
Coyle is a right winger, Wild coach Boudreau says
Port: One of these idiots its going to be president
Veeder: Connecting with grandma's memory over a slice of apple pie
Our View: Feds should pay for Dakota Access protest costs
Port: Marsy's Law campaign has been bizarre, insulting, inaccurate
Other Views: Mask comes off of Voter ID laws
good bad and ugly
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
May 28, 2015
CDC: Driven by traffic crashes, US oil and gas deaths jump amid boom
NEW YORK -- Fatalities in oil and gas extraction jumped by more than a quarter during a drilling boom in the United States between 2003 and 2013, the majority of which came from work-related vehicle accidents, the CDC said on Thursday. Traffic accident deaths accounted for...
May 28, 2015 - 2:33pm
May 22, 2015
Gas prices $1 below last Memorial Day as busiest weekend in decade arrives
FARGO — Gas prices are on the rise, but that still won’t stop the most residents in a decade from traveling this Memorial Day weekend. Triple...
May 22, 2015 - 11:02pm
May 8, 2015
Biodiesel tax credit expiration puts brakes on industry
VELVA, N.D. - In February, Archer Daniels Midland's Velva plant shifted away from producing the biodiesel it was designed to make. The industry and lawmakers say biodiesel investments are going to waste because of unreleased volume obligations for the Renewable Fuel Standard have...
May 8, 2015 - 3:29pm
April 21, 2015
Industrial Commission grants flaring exemption to 105 oil and gas wells
BISMARCK – The North Dakota Industrial Commission granted relief Tuesday from its natural gas flaring policy after a pipeline project failed...
April 21, 2015 - 7:55pm
April 13, 2015
Supporters worry schools could miss out on millions in donations if foundation bill dies
BISMARCK – Officials from two of the nation’s biggest oil and gas companies are urging North Dakota House lawmakers to approve legislation...
April 13, 2015 - 4:19pm
April 8, 2015
PSC OK’s two pipelines in western ND
BISMARCK - The North Dakota Public Service Commission on Wednesday approved siting permits for two pipelines in McKenzie County, one for oil and one for natural gas liquids. Hiland Crude LLC received approval for a 12-inch diameter, 13-mile-long crude oil line in McKenzie County,...
April 8, 2015 - 5:09pm
March 9, 2015
State investigating oilfield fires, spills
BISMARCK – The Department of Mineral Resources, Oil and Gas Division, is working with fire officials in two counties to investigate the cause of two weekend fires at oil facilities. Marathon Oil Co. reported on Saturday a fire at an oil well location about five miles north of...
March 9, 2015 - 7:01pm
March 6, 2015
Oil and gas sector tarnishes strong U.S. jobs report
NEW YORK -- The U.S. oil and gas sector bled away more jobs last month as sustained low oil prices forced energy producers to reduce spending, suggesting that further pain may be ahead for the struggling industry. A roughly 50 percent drop in oil prices since June has pummeled...
March 6, 2015 - 4:43pm
February 27, 2015
Gas price increases expected to continue
BISMARCK -- GasBuddy predicts large price increases at the pump in the next two to three weeks. “Just since Monday, Feb. 2, wholesale prices nationwide have increased by an average of 54 cents per gallon,” Patrick DeHaan, senior petroleum analyst for GasBuddy, said. “Wholesale...
February 27, 2015 - 9:11pm
Oklahoma company sets sights on ending flaring in Bakken
Jack Kelley and Skip Bennett are an unassuming duo with a big idea. The entrepreneurs, together with a Taiwanese inventor and engineer, have...
February 27, 2015 - 7:06pm
February 23, 2015
Study links price of gas to number of road accidents
FARGO – Lower gas prices make a lot of people happy, but they also mean more accidents on the road, new research suggests. When gas is cheaper, people tend to drive more often and more aggressively, according to South Dakota State University sociologist Guangqing Chi, whose...
February 23, 2015 - 6:27pm
January 5, 2015
Letter: Country Of Origin Labeling (COOL) needed for oil and gas
I, for one, am very grateful for the drop in oil/gas prices, even though it is having a negative effect on the region I live in. I live in North Dakota, the No. 2 state in the nation for oil production, which has been growing in leaps and bounds. Two years in a row, North Dakota...
January 5, 2015 - 6:51pm
October 22, 2014
BLM mineral lease sale in Golden Valley County nets $510,400
BILLINGS, Mont. -- Diamond Resources recently paid $510,400 for the oil and gas lease rights to a 1,760-acre parcel located in Golden Valley County at a recent Bureau of Land Management oil and gas lease auction. The BLM netted $685,712.50 in revenue from the sale of 12 federal...
October 22, 2014 - 11:01am
October 13, 2014
$4 billion petrochemical plant planned in N.D.: Facility likely outside Williston Basin
BISMARCK – A company unveiled plans Monday for a $4 billion manufacturing plant in North Dakota that will convert a byproduct of natural gas...
October 13, 2014 - 4:55pm
September 11, 2014
Fueling up in ND: State ranks high in estimates of gas spending
GRAND FORKS — One of the only things Judy Korsmo didn’t like about her weekday commute from Northwood to Grand Forks was the amount she spent...
September 11, 2014 - 10:02pm