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2 dead in shooting at Grand Forks Walmart
Senate Ag Committee reauthorizes grain standards act
Obama heralds first Memorial Day without ground war in 14 years
Rugby man, 23, dies in rollover
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Oil prices gain as firm demand outweighs dollar strength
Landowners wary of huge pipeline project: Hearings upcoming on $3.7 billion, 1,134-mile project
North Dakota rig count stays steady, down 1 this week
Landowners protest proposed Bakken pipeline in Iowa
Iowa investigators looking into prostitutes-for-pipeline claim
Honoring America's veterans: Memorial Day a time to remember a Vietnam War hero
Patrick Hope: U Canton touch this
Jackie Hope: Spring cleaning: One project inevitably leads to another
Service to country during wartime: Jim Fisher recalls tour of duty in Vietnam
Dance studio to present recital
Bice’s horse big hero at DHS rodeo
Midgets ready for West Region
Friske competing in best season yet
The hope of Heart River: Mattson makes final attempt for second Class B state title
Omdahl: Reducing America’s dependent population
Zaleski: More ‘wildflowers, grasses of North Dakota’
Justice denied to Stark County landowners
Heitkamp: The importance of service — in many ways
Veeder: After miles of backroads, understanding what we're all about
Robert C. Powell
Andrew "Andy" Kostenko
Frances Bertha Link Johnson
Henry "Hank" Gussiaas
Mary Margaret Kannenberg
August 1, 2012
Judge: Dickinson industrial park explosion dispute will be settled
The ripples from a January 2010 explosion in Dickinson are still being felt in Southwest District Court. The explosion was caused when a propane tank on one of two hot oil trucks owned by B&B leaked and ignited from faulty wiring in a light fixture, according to the fire marshal's...
local / news
August 1, 2012 - 12:00am
April 3, 2012
Dickinson depot to provide water for oil industry
A Southwest Water Authority depot that may reduce truck traffic in Dickinson is expected to be complete by June 1, though SWA has yet to strike a deal with the city, officials said during a meeting at the Elks Lodge in Dickinson Monday. "We're moving forward regardless," said Mary...
Energy / local / news / oil
April 3, 2012 - 12:00am
January 31, 2011
Despite China's might, US factories maintain edge
WASHINGTON (AP) -- U.S. factories are closing. American manufacturing jobs are reappearing overseas. China's industrial might is growing each year. And it might seem as if the United States doesn't make world-class goods as well as some other nations. "There's no reason Europe or...
January 31, 2011 - 6:36am
September 29, 2010
Report: Growth fueled by mining and oil extraction
BISMARCK -- North Dakota's oil industry helped boost the state to a 14.6 percent increase in taxable sales and purchases this spring. Tax Commissioner Cory Fong released a key economic report today that says taxable sales and purchases were $3.416 billion during April, May and June...
coal / Energy / oil
September 29, 2010 - 11:33am
April 4, 2010
Industrial park study conducted
A feasibility study recently conducted in Stark County outlined six sites where an industrial park could easily be developed. "It basically gave some parameters as to what would go into an industrial park, what kind of investments would be necessary, and basically trying to determine...
local / news
April 4, 2010 - 12:00am
June 20, 2009
Pharmacy industry may narrow gap in coverage
WASHINGTON (AP) -- The White House, key lawmakers and the pharmaceutical industry are negotiating a possible deal to have drug companies pay for narrowing a gap in coverage in the prescription drug program for Medicare, officials said Friday night. These officials said that the proposal...
June 20, 2009 - 12:00am
April 25, 2008
Uranium industry may make a comeback because of increased demand
DICKINSON - Uranium mining, once common in southwestern North Dakota, may make a comeback in the near future as a result of increased demand for the radioactive material. Formation Resources Inc. out of Bismarck recently applied for a permit for exploration in southeastern Billings...
April 25, 2008 - 12:00am
March 27, 2008
Industry, scientists urge fast track for CO2 research
BISMARCK -- The future of North Dakota's and other states' coal industries may lie in pond scum, coal cookies and a whole bunch of money. They were all part of the discussion Wednesday when power, coal and government experts told Sen. Byron Dorgan, D-N.D., and Sen. Jon Tester, D-Mont.,...
March 27, 2008 - 12:00am
March 6, 2008
'Tourism Congress' discusses the main challenges of the industry
DICKINSON - Improving signage for tourist-based enterprises, recruiting employees for the tourism industry, developing a positive attitude toward tourism in North Dakota and educating everyone on the value of tourism to the state are the main challenges facing the state's number two...
March 6, 2008 - 12:00am
February 16, 2008
Survey benefits all in the ag industry
DICKINSON - Information is a powerful ally. Producers can provide information about what they do and need done through a nationwide survey which evaluates and informs those in the agricultural industry and government on how best to institute change across the state and nation. The...
February 16, 2008 - 12:00am