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Jury debating murder fate of Spirit Lake Nation man accused of stabbing man in heart
DPS under investigation, parent alleges rooms used without parental consent
Police Blotter: Camper stolen from RV parking lot
Dog handlers not licensed to work security
Actor Mark Ruffalo joins effort opposing pipeline, Dakota Access says trespassers will be 'removed from the land'
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
Trinity volleyball earns win on senior night over Beach
Blue Hawks, Black Hills State to renew old rivalry
Heart River to add baseball in spring
Former UND standouts make NHL debuts, more to come
Wild use another second-period explosion to blow past Bruins
OMDAHL: Lack of research endangers Marsy's Law
JACOBS: Election could gauge party loyalty in North Dakota
Forum editorial: Re-elect Cramer to House
Our View: This time for president, none of the above
Port: Standing Rock has set themselves up to lose big
Elizabeth "Liz" Bobb
Carol Ann Zimmermann
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
January 28, 2016
In U.S. oil capital Houston, no cheap fuel bonanza for airlines
NEW YORK -- While airlines are in no rush to pass on fuel savings to passengers brought by the collapse in oil prices, the Houston travel market...
January 28, 2016 - 4:25pm
April 14, 2015
EOG has lion's share of 900 North Dakota wells awaiting fracking
WILLISTON -- Oil producer EOG Resources Inc. has the lion's share of an estimated 900 North Dakota wells waiting to be fracked, according to state data, showing that even major oil titans are mothballing operations while they hope for a rebound in oil prices. For months the conventional...
April 14, 2015 - 4:56pm
January 9, 2015
New well permits rise slightly in December after crude oil plunge
HOUSTON — New oil and gas well permits issued across the U.S. rose slightly in December and surged 72 percent in Colorado and Wyoming after falling sharply in November on tumbling crude prices. Permit counts showed 4,551 new well permits were approved last month, up less than 1...
January 9, 2015 - 11:11pm
December 13, 2014
Craftsmen install marble at St. Wenceslaus
The renovation of the Church of St. Wenceslaus has marked another milestone with the installation of the marble flooring and sanctuary appointments. ...
December 13, 2014 - 7:20pm
Baker Hughes in preliminary merger talks with Halliburton
HOUSTON — Oilfield services provider Baker Hughes Inc. said on Thursday it is in preliminary merger talks with its larger rival Halliburton Co., though any potential deal would likely face antitrust concerns. Two people familiar with the matter, who spoke on condition of anonymity,...
November 13, 2014 - 9:59pm
September 12, 2014
Texas company looking at Bakken pipeline market
WILLISTON -- A Texas-based company is looking to enter the Bakken crude oil shipping business. Enterprise Products Partners of Houston is seeking customer commitments for its proposed crude oil pipeline from the Williston Basin in North Dakota to the Cushing hub in Oklahoma. Enterprise...
September 12, 2014 - 2:53pm
August 28, 2014
Final defendant in vast synthetic drug case gets 20 years
FARGO — The last defendant in a synthetic drug conspiracy case was sentenced Thursday in federal district court in Fargo to 20 years and six months in prison in what federal district Judge Ralph Erickson said was “one of the saddest, if not the saddest, cases this court has seen...
News/crime and courts
August 28, 2014 - 9:21pm
August 23, 2014
Does ND crude need to be stabilized?
DICKINSON, N.D. -- What can be done to keep trains from becoming "Bakken bombs?" It's a question on the minds of many North Dakota residents...
August 23, 2014 - 6:59pm
August 19, 2014
Williston gets first direct flight from Houston: Airport working for expansion
WILLISTON — United Airlines’ inaugural direct flight from Houston touched down and taxied beneath a celebratory splash of water at Sloulin...
August 19, 2014 - 11:43pm
July 26, 2014
Crude regulations: Railcar maker says two-year timeline is aggressive, can be done
HOUSTON — A top U.S. railcar maker, The Greenbrier Companies Inc., said on Wednesday a two-year timeline to retire older railcars that carry...
July 26, 2014 - 12:03am
Biofuel groups: Ethanol needs separate treatment in rail rules
WASHINGTON — The U.S. ethanol industry pushed back on Wednesday against what they called a “one size fits all” approach to proposed federal rules for shipping fuel by rail, saying regulators must distinguish between the often corn-based biofuel and crude oil. Their calls follow...
July 26, 2014 - 12:02am
June 13, 2014
North Dakota flaring crackdown may slow Bakken oilfield growth
HOUSTON — North Dakota is cracking down on flaring, the wasteful burning of natural gas, with strict rules that may stymie development in areas far from pipelines in a state that is one of the fastest-growing U.S. oilfields. The new rules also will effectively reinforce the competitive...
June 13, 2014 - 11:48pm
May 22, 2014
Mayors group for gay marriage gets first ND member: Thompson’s Hippen has son who came out to her five years ago
THOMPSON — The mayor of Thompson has joined a national group of mayors supporting the legalization of same-sex marriage. On Thursday, Karyn Hippen became the 400th mayor to join Mayors for the Freedom to Marry, and the first mayor from North Dakota in the group. “I was in favor...
May 22, 2014 - 10:27pm
May 13, 2014
Williston-Houston air service added
WILLISTON — United Airlines will add daily United Express service from Williston to Houston beginning Aug. 19. The airline will provide one daily round-trip flight on a 50-seat regional jet. The added service was announced in a news release from Sen. John Hoeven, R-N.D....
May 13, 2014 - 4:53pm
March 7, 2014
EPA Chief: Energy rules won’t hobble business
HOUSTON — Carbon regulations can be crafted to help offset climate change without “shutting down business in its tracks,” Environmental Protection Agency Administrator Gina McCarthy said at a major energy conference on Thursday. “We don’t have to choose between a healthy...
March 7, 2014 - 12:06am