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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
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
June 5, 2010
Water pipeline project nears completion
After conception by a few area minds in the late '70s and about $31 million later, rural residents in southwest North Dakota can receive treated water as a section of the Southwest Pipeline Project nears completion. More than 940 residents near Medora, Beach, Sentinel Butte, Golva...
June 5, 2010 - 12:00am
April 30, 2009
The North Dakota Game and Fish Department has lowered the total number of deer licenses issued for 2009, but raised the number in the southwestern...
April 30, 2009 - 7:20am
April 28, 2009
Coal arouses crowd's concern
The North Dakota Department of Health Division of Air Quality is proposing to issue an air quality permit to GTL Energy, a company that has started...
April 28, 2009 - 11:59pm
April 24, 2009
North Dakota schools rich in oil money
BISMARCK (AP) -- Oil development has made millionaires of some North Dakota schools, but they're running out of time to spend their riches. State law says that if a school's carry-over as of June 30 tops 45 percent of its general fund, the extra money will be deducted from the following...
April 24, 2009 - 11:29pm
Legislators toil in confrence commitees
With its 80-day deadline looming on May 6, the North Dakota Legislature has a lot to accomplish in just a few days. Over 100 bills still remain in conference committee and local legislators say it's time to buckle down and get the job done. "We've finally got really a sense of urgency...
April 24, 2009 - 11:24pm
April 23, 2009
Dunn County memorial fundraising passes $100,000
After nearly a year of fundraising, the Dunn County Veterans Memorial Committee has received over $100,000 in donations, prompting them to order the memorial stone and begin finalizing plans for construction. The granite memorial stone, named "India Black", will come from India...
April 23, 2009 - 11:45pm
Washout has neighbors wondering
Following a spring of flooding, the Little Missouri River has decided to take an unexpected change of course. An oxbow in the river on land...
April 23, 2009 - 11:43pm
April 18, 2009
Keeping an eye on the river
After rising overnight, the Little Missouri River has crept above the flood stage of 15 feet, reaching 15.8 feet as of 4 p.m. Saturday, Billings County officials report. Now town and county leaders are in wait-and-see mode. The river was at 14.6 feet late Friday evening, the National...
April 18, 2009 - 10:26pm
April 15, 2009
Man involved in shooting was stepson
A man arrested in connection with a shooting death Friday has an extensive criminal record and was the victim's stepson. Police arrested Benjamin Orf Friday after 49-year-old Neal Matejovsky's body was found in Dunn County. Orf is his former stepson, said Mary Giles, Matejovsky's...
April 15, 2009 - 10:24pm
April 8, 2009
Race track supporters trying to salvage bill
BISMARCK -- A bill that horse racing officials say must pass to ensure North Dakota's two race tracks will operate beyond this year has had a perilous journey through the session but got new life breathed into it on Wednesday. Sen. Tom Fischer, R-Fargo, said Wednesday he'll take...
April 8, 2009 - 11:21pm
April 3, 2009
Roads a concern after flooding
Floodwater has receded in the area, but some are still dealing with the aftermath, including damaged roads. "What we're dealing with is an...
April 3, 2009 - 10:23pm
March 27, 2009
Obama says new AG will avoid mistakes of past
WASHINGTON (AP) -- President Barack Obama said on Friday that Eric Holder has learned from history and will let neither fear nor ideology cloud his judgment as attorney general. "These are mistakes he will not repeat.
March 27, 2009 - 11:14pm
Thousands flee ahead of flood
FARGO -- Thousands of shivering, tired residents got out while they could and others prayed that miles of sandbagged levees would hold Friday as the surging Red River threatened to unleash the biggest flood North Dakota's largest city has ever seen. The agonizing decision to stay...
March 27, 2009 - 11:10pm
March 26, 2009
BAC bids about half a million
The Badlands Activities Center committee at Dickinson State University has two bids to consider for the construction of the synthetic track for the new stadium. When the bids were opened at the committee's meeting Thursday, Hellas Construction of Austin, Texas, and Beynon Sports...
March 26, 2009 - 11:35pm
March 18, 2009
For the last ten years, the Great Plains Regional Office of Ducks Unlimited chapter has been keeping a close eye on North Dakota's duck nesting...
March 18, 2009 - 11:45pm