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Florida lawmakers' emotional tour of shooting site sparks bipartisan talks on gun limits
Florida House refuses to debate guns, but declares porn dangerous
Armstrong files paperwork for House run in North Dakota
Swanson takes the stand in Bowman County homicide trial
'Daring greatly': National gathering dreams big for presidential library
crime and courts
nation and world
Taco Bell overtakes Burger King as 4th-largest U.S. chain
New pipeline proposed for Bakken natural gas liquids
Guild Mortgage serves local community
A Trump dating site used a sex offender as its model, and it has a few other issues, too
Greater North Dakota Chamber names new leader
place a business brief
Geology is destiny: A Q&A with John Bluemle
Badlands energy development focus of film
Why are gas prices going up?
Keystone XL pipeline gets enough shipper pledges to proceed
ND oil production moves into growth mode
Hearty onion and mushroom tart perfect for meatless meals
Billy Graham, charismatic evangelist with worldwide following, dies at 99
Cold weather car safety
'Be our guest' to another Disney classic
'The Badlands Girl,' a western film produced in North Dakota
'It feels unreal': Minnesota's Diggins sprints to long-awaited gold in cross-country
U.S. men's hockey team out of medal contention after losing in shootout
Lindsey Vonn wins bronze in her last Olympic downhill
Midgets trio selected to WDA girls hockey all-conference team
Late stops carry Bowman County past Heart River
Commentary: How an aging Billy Graham approached his own death
Commentary: Heitkamp’s union allies canceled meeting with Cramer on the day he announced Senate campaign
How wine tastings transport you
Commentary: This is what happens when Democrats spend too much time listening to themselves
Commentary: NDGOP Chair Kelly Armstrong files documents for House campaign with FEC
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Ronald "Ron" Heidt
Ervin H. Godes
Supporting Denny McNamara
Donald & Angela
Guild Mortgage serves local community
Synthetic ice, twice as nice!: Belfield’s skating rink enriches community
A good year, a good meal: Burly’s Roughrider serves steaks and smiles
South Heart school addition finishes up
South Heart elementary principal is committed to her students
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June 12, 2014
Axness: System defies common sense: PSC candidates want oil spill oversight consolidated
BISMARCK — Tyler Axness and Todd Reisenauer, Democratic candidates for the North Dakota Public Service Commission, say too many state agencies investigate oil and gas pipeline spills, causing a “bureaucratic disaster.” They would like to consolidate state oversight over oil...
June 12, 2014 - 11:07pm
June 4, 2014
Lightning strike, explosion cause release of saltwater
WILLISTON — A lightning strike early Sunday caused an explosion, fire and release from a saltwater disposal site about 12 miles northwest of Williston, the North Dakota Department of Health wrote in a statement Tuesday. The incident destroyed the site, which is owned by Oasis Petroleum,...
June 4, 2014 - 12:21am
May 16, 2014
Federal judge dismisses 13 of 14 flaring lawsuits filed by N.D. mineral owners
BISMARCK – A judge has dismissed 13 of 14 lawsuits filed against oil and gas companies by North Dakota mineral owners who claim they are owed royalty payments for natural gas illegally flared from oil wells. U.S. District Court Judge Daniel Hovland ruled Wednesday that the mineral...
May 16, 2014 - 4:51pm
April 23, 2014
Company rescinds application for well near TRNP
BISMARCK — An oilfield company has removed its application to drill a well near Theodore Roosevelt National Park. Wichita, Kan.-based Horizon Oilfield Services withdrew the application for an injection well as part of its “continuing effort to be responsible to North Dakota...
April 23, 2014 - 6:07pm
April 21, 2014
Bank of N.D. posts $94M profit for 10th straight record year
BISMARCK – The Bank of North Dakota posted its 10th consecutive year of record profits in 2013 and will likely surpass $100 million in earnings this year, bank President Eric Hardmeyer said Monday. The state-owned bank reported $94.2 million in earnings last year. That’s roughly...
April 21, 2014 - 4:22pm
April 11, 2014
Ag candidate questions slow records response: Taylor seeks AG opinion on whether delayed request for Industrial Commission records is ‘reasonable’
BISMARCK — The Democratic candidate for state agriculture commissioner said Friday he is seeking an attorney general’s opinion on whether the North Dakota Industrial Commission has violated the state’s open records laws by taking more than a month to provide public records requested...
April 11, 2014 - 11:57am
April 3, 2014
Outdoor Heritage Fund gets fewer grant requests in second round
BISMARCK – North Dakota’s Outdoor Heritage Fund has received about one-third as many grant requests in its second round as it did in the first round, after the fund's advisory board made it clear what types of projects wouldn’t be considered. Tuesday was the deadline for...
April 3, 2014 - 12:04pm
March 31, 2014
Industrial Commission OKs oilfield waste treatment facility in Dunn Co.
BISMARCK — Oilfield waste treatment facilities like the one approved in Dunn County by the North Dakota Industrial Commission on Monday could face greater scrutiny in the future as county officials consider revising their zoning ordinance to address such projects. “We want to...
March 31, 2014 - 9:34pm
March 13, 2014
Taylor to run for ag commissioner
BISMARCK – A cattle rancher and former state senator who made an unsuccessful bid for governor in 2012 announced Thursday that he will be running for state agriculture commissioner. Ryan Taylor, a democrat from Towner, said in a press release that he will officially announce...
March 13, 2014 - 12:43pm
March 7, 2014
Letter: The King Solomon of our time
Good King Solomon divided the child in two and declared, “We have given each half. Such is our wisdom.” So sayeth the North Dakota Industrial Commission on the extraordinary places. “Go now, ye who love the child, and if you find fault, talk to your legislators come January.”...
March 7, 2014 - 12:26am
March 1, 2014
Flaring on agenda for Industrial Commission: McKenzie County mega-unit also on docket
BISMARCK — A petition to reconsider a controversial oil drilling proposal in McKenzie County will be heard on Monday by the North Dakota Industrial Commission. Fargo attorney Sean Foss argues in the petition that mineral owners were denied due process when the Industrial Commission...
March 1, 2014 - 1:13am
Hundreds comment on ‘extraordinary places’ proposal: Industrial Commission could decide on policy as early as Monday
BISMARCK — If the North Dakota Industrial Commission decides not to act on a proposed “extraordinary places” policy Monday, it won’t be because of a lack of public input. The three-member commission has received more than 500 letters and emailed comments on the proposal since...
March 1, 2014 - 1:00am
February 24, 2014
Letter: Landowners should have ability to make management decisions
For many of us who ranch in western North Dakota, our private land is interspersed within the federal grazing lands. A proposed new policy regarding drilling permits being considered by the North Dakota Industrial Commission could significantly restrict drilling and oil and gas development...
February 24, 2014 - 4:06pm
February 22, 2014
Holen: Let people who live in extraordinary places protect them
While the concept of extraordinary places may sound good in theory, in practice it takes away local control, sets a dangerous legal precedent...
February 22, 2014 - 5:05pm
February 11, 2014
Letter: Western North Dakota land and mineral owners take notice
The North Dakota Industrial Commission is considering expanding policies dealing with private land and mineral owner’s rights.
February 11, 2014 - 6:15pm