Skip to main content
The Dickinson Press
Valley City accepts police chief’s resignation
Devils Lake-based Guard unit head to Afghanistan
Inmate walks away from custody in Devils Lake
It's transition time at protest camps as people start leaving
Applications open for State Board of Higher Education
crime and courts
nation and world
Cleanup continues after oil pipeline spill in ND waterway
ND oil, gas royalty owners concerned about deductions from checks
ND joins lawsuit against BLM over methane rule
EPA orders $2.1 million fine in ND air pollution settlement
Wind farm application rejected by Billings County Commission
4 Financial survival tips for new parents
Nourishing the body and the soul
Don't abandon the elderly canine
Kat Perkins appearing in "Home for the Holidays" concert
Cheers for the DHS cheerleaders
Bellevue brings a unique situation to Dickinson State women's basketball
Mott-Regent boys look to build on 4th place finish
Mott-Regent Wildfire girls basketball back with a faster pace
Raptors bounce back to overtake Timberwolves
Bison rushing attack has been more productive late in the season
BARONE: The collapse of the political left
PARSONS: Support helps make an institution better
OMDAHL: Does North Dakota need two parties?
Port: Standing Rock's 2014 pipeline objection is irrelevant
McFeely: Heitkamp in Trump administration would be win-win
John R. Metz
John R. Metz
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
August 21, 2015
Commission wants more information about pipeline that would cross Lake Sakakawea
STANLEY, N.D – Public Service Commissioners want a pipeline company to consider an extra safety measure and provide more details about leak detection before they make a decision on a crude oil pipeline that would travel under Lake Sakakawea. The commission held a five-hour public...
August 21, 2015 - 6:56pm
Water supply project for northwest ND takes big step forward
By Mike Nowatzki Forum News Service BISMARCK – A long-delayed water supply project that would pump up to 26 million gallons a day to a 10-county area of northwestern North Dakota cleared a major hurdle Friday with federal approval of a preferred alternative that...
August 21, 2015 - 5:18pm
August 15, 2015
Island Girl yacht offers excursions on Lake Sakakawea
NEW TOWN — Karolyn Fox had her doubts when the Three Affiliated Tribes purchased a $1.2 million yacht named Island Girl. Those doubts disappeared when she took a two-hour pleasure cruise from the 4 Bears Casino to Reunion Bay and back, the yacht gliding over the cool waters of...
August 15, 2015 - 11:46pm
July 29, 2015
BLM OKs Hess pipeline crossing Lake Sakakawea
A Bureau of Land Management environmental assessment has found no significant impact related to the proposed Hess Hawkeye pipeline project, which will transport crude oil and natural gas from existing Hess facilities in McKenzie County, south of Lake Sakakawea, to existing facilities...
July 29, 2015 - 10:31pm
July 23, 2015
Company alters route for proposed oil pipeline that would cross Lake Sakakawea
BISMARCK – The company proposing a $100 million crude oil pipeline that would cross Lake Sakakawea has amended its permit application, changing the pipeline route in 29 places. Sacagawea Pipeline Co. LLC applied to the North Dakota Public Service Commission in March for a route...
July 23, 2015 - 4:10pm
July 18, 2015
When the day’s just right, ranch folks become lake people
It’s hard for ranch people to be lake people. Between trying to keep the cows in the fences, the hay baled and the lawn mowed, there’s not much time left to spend an afternoon with a fishing pole in one hand, a beer in the other and your feet up on the dash of a fancy boat. But...
July 18, 2015 - 11:48pm
June 24, 2015
Fort Peck cuts releases to slow flow into Lake Sakakawea
FORT PECK RESERVOIR, Mont. — Spring rainfall that boosted the flow of the Bighorn and Powder rivers, both tributaries to the Yellowstone River, has prompted a reduction in releases from Fort Peck Reservoir in northeast Montana. Fort Peck backs up the Missouri River, but the Missouri...
June 24, 2015 - 10:52pm
June 23, 2015
Body found on Lake Sakakawea shore identified as Minot man
STANLEY – The body recovered on the shore of Lake Sakakawea on June 13 has been identified as Tod Jerome Johnson, 50, of Minot, the Mountrail County Sheriff’s Office said Tuesday. No injuries or signs of foul play were found during an autopsy, the sheriff’s office said....
June 23, 2015 - 5:05pm
June 22, 2015
PSC approves permits for crude pipeline under Lake Sakakawea
BISMARCK – Crude oil will soon have another route under Lake Sakakawea after the North Dakota Public Service Commission voted unanimously Monday to grant a permit for a nearly $105 million pipeline. Hess Corp. plans to take an existing 8-inch gas pipeline that was installed...
June 22, 2015 - 3:58pm
June 17, 2015
Hearing set on oil pipeline that would cross Lake Sakakawea
BISMARCK – The North Dakota Public Service Commission has scheduled a public hearing for a proposed $100 million crude oil pipeline that would cross Lake Sakakawea. Sacagawea Pipeline Co. LLC applied in March for a route permit for the 16-inch-diameter pipeline, which would...
June 17, 2015 - 6:09pm
June 15, 2015
Body found in northern Laka Sakakawea
NEW TOWN -- A dead body was found Sunday morning on the shore of Lake Sakakawea about three miles southeast of New Town. A search began late Saturday night after the Mountrail County Sheriff’s Department received a call about a possible body on the east shore of Lake Sakakawea...
June 15, 2015 - 4:24pm
June 5, 2015
Public comment sought for BakkenLink Pipeline
BISMARCK — The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers is seeking public comment for a proposed pipeline that would cross the Missouri River and Lake Sakakawea from Williams County to McKenzie County. The 16-inch diameter pipeline, a project of BakkenLink Pipeline LLC, would transport crude...
June 5, 2015 - 11:13pm
May 8, 2015
Tribal members decry sewage dumping; disposal company calls it a misunderstanding
Members of the Three Affiliated Tribes are upset about sewage that was applied to land in a recreation area, but the owner of the company involved says it's not a case of illegal dumping.
May 8, 2015 - 7:08pm
January 15, 2015
State: Brine spill reached Missouri River
WILLISTON — Brine escaped from a leak in a saltwater disposal line in Williams County has reached the Missouri River, the North Dakota Department of Health said Thursday. Summit Midstream owns the line but it’s operated by subsidiary Meadowlark Midstream Company. The rupture...
January 15, 2015 - 11:22pm
October 24, 2014
Lake Sakakawea needs to be lowered, state engineer says
BISMARCK — The state engineer says the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers should release at least 6 feet of water from Lake Sakakawea before freeze-up to lessen the chance of ice jams and flooding this winter. The corps will unveil its annual operating plan for the Missouri River in...
October 24, 2014 - 11:08pm