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Investigators say all sex offenders treated the same, but some studies find female criminals face lighter sentences
Municipal and Stark County Courts: Cases Closed for Aug. 19-25
Symposium attendees Ted-set on plans for Roosevelt library in Dickinson
Corps tries to balance free speech, permit rules as pipeline opponents dig in for winter
N.D. Legacy Fund tops $4 billion in less than six years
crime and courts
nation and world
Relief arrives for U.S. shale firms as OPEC folds in price battle
Killdeer oilfield waste facility must close, clean up site
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
Veeder: Teething baby changes life on the road for musician mom
Cheering on the team
Bruins show might, sweep Blue Hawks volleyball
Fewer pheasants in forecast for North Dakota's upcoming season
Live blog: Illinois State at NDSU
Scoreboard of September 30, 2016
The Ralph to sell national championship ice
Port: State should butt out of willing seller, willing buyer land transactions
Mitzel: Dialogue helps us understand
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
Jared Bertin Lewton
Marjorie J. Gegelmann
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
Live blog: Illinois State at NDSU
June 2, 2015
AG’s opinion says state has discretion on abandoned wells
BISMARCK – An attorney general's opinion issued Tuesday says the North Dakota Industrial Commission has discretion when deciding whether to plug oil and gas wells that have been abandoned for more than a year. Rep. Kenton Onstad, D-Parshall, requested the opinion about a year...
June 2, 2015 - 7:10pm
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 2, 2015
Five companies face restrictions after flaring too much gas
BISMARCK - The State Oil and Gas Division has taken action against five oil companies that are flaring more gas than is allowed under the state’s...
April 2, 2015 - 8:21pm
March 31, 2015
Senators approve amendments to pipeline bill
BISMARCK - The North Dakota Senate approved amendments to this session’s pipeline safety bill Tuesday, replacing requirements for flow meters with an order to study leak detection and monitoring more broadly in case there’s better technology out there. The amendments to House...
March 31, 2015 - 7:33pm
North Dakota seeks to join suit against federal fracking rule
BISMARCK - The state of North Dakota will join a lawsuit seeking to stop the Bureau of Land Management’s new hydraulic fracturing regulations,...
March 31, 2015 - 7:03pm
March 30, 2015
Senate rejects bill targeting Industrial Commission orders
BISMARCK – The North Dakota Senate unanimously rejected a bill Monday that would have required broad orders of the state Industrial Commission to be reviewed by lawmakers. House Bill 1187 would have voided any “rules of general applicability” approved by the commission that...
March 30, 2015 - 9:03pm
March 24, 2015
Officials clarify when cos. are exempt from flaring rule
BISMARCK -- They always said rules are made to be broken. North Dakota officials on Tuesday clarified when oil companies are exempt from...
March 24, 2015 - 7:54pm
February 26, 2015
Industrial Commission grants flaring exception: Members want new policy for when targets not met
BISMARCK — The North Dakota Industrial Commission approved Wednesday an exception from its flaring goals but directed state regulators to draft a policy to address such scenarios in the future. The three commissioners voted unanimously to grant an exception to Hess Corp. for failing...
February 26, 2015 - 2:41pm
February 19, 2015
Bill to rein in ND Industrial Commission fails
BISMARCK – House lawmakers overwhelmingly rejected a bill Thursday intended to rein in the North Dakota Industrial Commission when it comes to public policy decisions, with one member warning it could have “dire” consequences for the state-owned Bank of North Dakota. The...
February 19, 2015 - 3:20pm
February 16, 2015
Senate kills bill to add scrutiny on oil and gas violations
BISMARCK – A bill that would have required North Dakota Industrial Commission members to approve settlements of oil and gas penalties failed Monday in the Senate. Senators voted 30-17 against Senate Bill 2342, that prime sponsor Sen. Tyler Axness said would have added transparency...
February 16, 2015 - 4:56pm
February 12, 2015
Lawmakers, keep hands off Industrial Commission
A rock-solid Republican state, North Dakota still has two well-known vestiges from its short period of socialist rule: the Bank of North Dakota, and the State Mill and Elevator in Grand Forks. With the 100th anniversaries of the state mill and bank fast approaching, it’s safe to...
February 12, 2015 - 7:36pm
February 5, 2015
Amendment cuts mandate for monitoring devices on new N.D. pipelines, puts decision in Industrial Commission’s hands
BISMARCK – A bill that would require monitoring devices on new oil and saltwater pipelines in North Dakota received a proposed amendment Thursday...
February 5, 2015 - 11:42pm
N.D. lawmakers hear arguments on bill to split oil regulation, promotion duties
BISMARCK – Separating the North Dakota Industrial Commission’s duties to promote and regulate oil and gas development would end an “unseemly”...
February 5, 2015 - 11:41pm
January 28, 2015
Spills have lawmakers looking for answers
BISMARCK — The North Dakota Industrial Commission called Wednesday for better monitoring of pipelines and higher standards for those that cross...
January 28, 2015 - 10:06pm
January 26, 2015
Inspectors missing from pipeline puzzle
WILLISTON — State oversight of more than 20,000 miles of underground pipelines has been “very, very minimal” as it struggles to hire qualified...
January 26, 2015 - 7:51pm