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In historically rare move, Forum Communications doesn’t endorse Republican for president
Dickinson man killed in crash near Beulah
Montana judge targeted for impeachment for 60-day incest rape sentence
Daycare not linked to child obesity
Burgum sets sights on downtowns in governor's race
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
Bishop Ryan overcomes slow start to steamroll Heart River
No. 4 Bison rebound with road victory at Western Illinois
UND leans on veteran defensemen in finishing sweep of Bemidji State
Blue Hawk seniors bid the BAC a possible adieu
Timberwolves could win 50 games... or miss playoffs
Our View: This time for president, none of the above
Port: Standing Rock has set themselves up to lose big
Our View: Dickinson should improve liquor laws, increase licenses
Other Views: Lawless, bullying 'Keep It in the Ground' tactics fail
Governor candidate: Focus on public education first
Anne Short Johnson
Donna Marie Schmidt
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
October 18, 2014
Lake Sakakawea Park could double in size
PICK CITY — Lake Sakakawea State Park Superintendent Greg Corcoran drives a pickup across a beautiful peninsula that could soon be home to...
October 18, 2014 - 5:12pm
September 12, 2014
Rural organizations receive $500,000 in USDA grants
WASHINGTON — The U.S. Department of Agriculture is awarding more than $500,000 in rural development grants to organizations around North Dakota. Dickinson State University’s Strom Center, Bowman County Jobs Development and an investment fund that will study the feasibility of...
September 12, 2014 - 7:46pm
August 7, 2014
Pruitt, Northrop win walleye tournament
Fishing is a test of patience.
August 7, 2014 - 12:11am
July 13, 2014
FOTB: The school of fish: Teacher and fishing guide gives lessons on Lake Sakakawea
WILLISTON — Matt Liebel may be a fish whisperer. The Watford City native started fishing before age 5, and like any savvy fish whisperer-in-training,...
July 13, 2014 - 12:22am
July 10, 2014
Leaving a trail: Million gallon saltwater spill leaves trail of dead vegetation
MANDAREE — A pipeline leak in a remote area near the Missouri River is estimated to have spilled more than 1 million gallons of saltwater and...
July 10, 2014 - 10:33pm
July 9, 2014
Pipeline company says spill contained: Three Affiliated Tribes to take over investigation on leak into Missouri River
MANDAREE — The owner of a pipeline that is leaking near the Missouri River said Wednesday that the leak has been contained. In a statement issued Wednesday, Crestwood Midstream Partners said an emergency response team has been on site and “working around the clock” to implement...
July 9, 2014 - 10:46pm
Pipeline leaks near Missouri River
MANDAREE -- Authorities are responding to a pipeline leak near the Missouri River in northwest North Dakota. An oil sheen has appeared on the Missouri River, said Jerry Samuelson, emergency manager for McKenzie County. He said the leaking pipeline was being used to carry...
July 9, 2014 - 1:33pm
May 30, 2014
Heitkamp decries Army Corps for water charges: Senator: ‘We have to bring the promise of water to those who wait’
Sen. Heidi Heitkamp, D-N.D., decried U.S. Army Corps of Engineers attempts to charge for Lake Sakakawea water during a visit to Dickinson on...
May 30, 2014 - 11:28pm
May 27, 2014
Inspectors find two pipelines leaked oil, gas into Sakakawea tributary last week
BISMARCK – Last week’s spill of petroleum products into a tributary of Lake Sakakawea has been traced to two leaking pipelines located within about 10 feet of each other, a North Dakota Department of Health official said Tuesday. Karl Rockeman, director of the Division of...
May 27, 2014 - 3:09pm
May 23, 2014
Officials investigate pipeline leak near Sand Creek
CHARLSON — About 10 to 20 gallons of a petroleum product have spilled into Sand Creek, a tributary of Lake Sakakawea, the North Dakota Department of Health said Friday. The product that spilled has not been positively identified, but appears to be associated with a pipeline...
May 23, 2014 - 6:19pm
May 13, 2014
Act would stop extra Missouri water charges
A new addition to the Water Resources Development Act would stop North Dakotans from being charged extra for Missouri River reservoir water by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers. U.S. Sen. John Hoeven said state residents and businesses have a legal right to the water in the river...
May 13, 2014 - 6:41pm
March 7, 2014
Group floats idea of a ferry across Lake Sakakawea
WILLISTON — A ferry to float vehicles across Lake Sakakawea could relieve traffic on overburdened Oil Patch highways, a group working to plan western North Dakota’s future said. Members of the Vision West ND Consortium voted this week to fund a study to explore the feasibility...
March 7, 2014 - 5:14pm
February 25, 2014
Farrell to Army Corps: ‘Butt out’: North Dakota officials question agency practices
The feud over who controls access to Missouri River water in the state flared up at the North Dakota Reclamation Conference on Tuesday the Astoria Hotel & Suites. Daniel Farrell, hydrologist manager for the North Dakota State Water Commission, said the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers...
February 25, 2014 - 11:47pm
January 24, 2014
New map makes North Dakota oil, saltwater spill data interactive
An independent cartographer has put 14 years of oilfield spill data in a new format, but not everyone says it tells the whole story. Bozeman,...
January 24, 2014 - 11:40pm
January 20, 2014
Coalition opposes 'extraordinary places' rules
BISMARCK — A coalition of oil producers and royalty owners came out Monday against a proposal being considered by the North Dakota Industrial Commission that would set rules to minimize the impact of oil drilling on so-called “extraordinary places.” The Oklahoma-based Royalty...
January 20, 2014 - 10:46pm