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State-tribal relations may suffer into the future after pipeline protests
In historically rare move, Forum Communications doesn’t endorse Republican for president
Dickinson man killed in crash near Beulah
Montana judge targeted for impeachment for 60-day incest rape sentence
Daycare not linked to child obesity
crime and courts
nation and world
Spill reported at well site without berm
ND health department tightens up on radioactive waste monitoring
Treater leak spills oil, brine in Mountrail County
Legal challenges buy time to develop clean coal
Coal prepares for carbon-free future as industry pushes developing commercially viable programs
Veeder: Rainy horse ride triggers memory of couple's beginnings
Dullum climbs Mount Rainier with his Scout troop
Revitalizing Ukrainian churches: Priest and family from Ukraine arrive in western ND
Gabbert specializes in unlocking puzzles of the mind
Watford City to host triple header concert
Bishop Ryan overcomes slow start to steamroll Heart River
No. 4 Bison rebound with road victory at Western Illinois
UND leans on veteran defensemen in finishing sweep of Bemidji State
Blue Hawk seniors bid the BAC a possible adieu
Timberwolves could win 50 games... or miss playoffs
Our View: This time for president, none of the above
Port: Standing Rock has set themselves up to lose big
Our View: Dickinson should improve liquor laws, increase licenses
Other Views: Lawless, bullying 'Keep It in the Ground' tactics fail
Governor candidate: Focus on public education first
Anne Short Johnson
Donna Marie Schmidt
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 18, 2014
New Bakken workers? Oil, gas industry shows interest in drones
“Drone central.” “The Silicon Valley for unmanned aircraft.” North Dakota. With the oil and gas industry in the western side of the state always looking to be more efficient, and ongoing research at the University of North Dakota on the eastern edge, North Dakota could...
May 18, 2014 - 12:17am
April 25, 2014
Baker Hughes to disclose all fracking chemicals
Hoping to increase public trust of the practice, international oilfield services company Baker Hughes has started the process of disclosing 100 percent of chemicals it uses in hydraulic fracturing. Trade secrets can get in the way of full disclosure on websites like FracFocus, so...
April 25, 2014 - 9:18pm
April 21, 2014
OSHA calls for silica limit: Proposed silica limit would hurt fracking industry, group says
A proposed lower limit of silica exposure from the Occupational Safety and Health Administration would drastically affect the hydraulic fracturing,...
April 21, 2014 - 12:36pm
April 10, 2014
State clamps down on oilfield waste: Rules specify leak-proof containers for filter socks
BISMARCK – North Dakota announced new rules Wednesday for oilfield waste known as filter socks that aim to prevent the illegal stockpiles of...
April 10, 2014 - 9:50am
April 4, 2014
Transportation debate: As safety questions persist, crude oil transportation modes show differing records
As the national debate over the safety of crude oil transportation continues to swirl, two high-profile North Dakota incidents illustrate the...
April 4, 2014 - 3:26pm
March 26, 2014
Veterans: Keystone XL in America’s best interest
Sen. John Hoeven, R-N.D., continued his efforts Wednesday to push along the Keystone XL pipeline project in hopes that it will finally be approved, this time alongside U.S. military veterans. More than two dozen members of the group Vets4Energy joined Hoeven and other politicians...
March 26, 2014 - 9:42pm
March 24, 2014
MDU Resources seeks more customers for proposed Bakken gas pipeline
NEW ORLEANS — MDU Resources Group is looking for more natural gas producers to sign up to use a planned $650 million pipeline that would transport the fuel through North Dakota to Minnesota, the company’s chief executive said on Monday. The company in January launched a 120-day...
March 24, 2014 - 4:07pm
March 19, 2014
Doer: 'It's a no-brainer:' Hoeven, Canadian ambassador Doer stress need for Keystone XL, energy independence
BISMARCK — Canada’s ambassador to the United States joined U.S. Sen. John Hoeven here Wednesday in making a renewed push for the Keystone...
March 19, 2014 - 3:22pm
March 18, 2014
Duluth, Superior mayors back Enbridge pipeline projects
DULUTH, Minn. — The mayors of Duluth and Superior, Wis., are adding their support to Enbridge Energy’s proposed pipeline projects planned for the region. Duluth’s Don Ness and Superior’s Bruce Hagen have scheduled a news conference this morning “to show support for the...
March 18, 2014 - 11:43pm
March 13, 2014
Flooding affects oil wells near confluence of Yellowstone, Missouri rivers
WILLISTON – State officials are monitoring oil wells that are being affected by flooding near the confluence of the Yellowstone and Missouri rivers, the North Dakota Department of Health said. The flooding is a result of ice jams downstream from the well sites. Water levels...
March 13, 2014 - 6:08pm
March 12, 2014
New oil and gas rules take effect April 1
BISMARCK — New oil and gas rules that include oversight over 18,000 miles of gathering pipelines have received final approval and will take effect April 1. Changes to the state’s oil and gas regulations approved by the North Dakota Industrial Commission in December were presented...
March 12, 2014 - 6:42pm
New oil and gas rules take effect April 1
BISMARCK – New oil and gas rules that include oversight over 18,000 miles of gathering pipelines have received final approval and will take effect April 1. Changes to the state’s oil and gas regulations approved by the North Dakota Industrial Commission in December were presented...
March 12, 2014 - 1:28pm
March 8, 2014
FOTB: ‘Stand up for it no matter what:’ Connection to land drives tribal member’s activism on energy
MANDAREE — Testifying before a legislative committee, holding a picket sign and posting to a blog are not things that come naturally to Theodora...
March 8, 2014 - 6:30pm
March 7, 2014
BNSF to spend nearly $250 million on expansion in North Dakota
FARGO — After a year marked by delays in passenger service and agricultural shipments, BNSF Railway says it plans to spend almost $250 million to expand rail traffic on its network in North Dakota. In a letter to U.S. Sen Heidi Heitkamp, a North Dakota Democrat who, among others,...
March 7, 2014 - 6:37pm
March 4, 2014
GF senator grills KLJ on oil impact study: Triplett: ‘This is not your private game’
BISMARCK — A Bismarck-based engineering firm hired to study the future impacts of North Dakota’s oil and gas industry came under fire Tuesday from a Grand Forks Democrat who blasted the company for not sharing information with lawmakers. “This is not your private game,”...
March 4, 2014 - 4:42pm