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Truckers, hay wanted to help aid drought-stricken livestock producers in region
Regional, U.S. background checks for guns down from last year, up historically
Longtime former ND legislator, Speaker of the House dies at 83
Carl Icahn steps down as adviser to U.S. President Trump
Three girls under 10 found slain in Maryland home
crime and courts
nation and world
Residents meet in Belfield for Q&A about proposed Davis Refinery
MDU enters power purchase agreement for Thunder Spirit Wind project near Hettinger
U.S. oil rig count recovers to end 2016 near year-ago levels
New state regulations will affect repairs of pipeline
ND oil production up 7 percent, returns above 1 million barrels a day
Woodworking-- a creative outlet
Northern Plains Ethnic Festival -- a mix of cultures
New preschool to open
Georgia Chrome headed north
Schneider Sisters -- melodies for the bandshell
Eagles send Wentz back out to find Alshon Jeffery, forget Jordan Matthews
Bison football on verge of redshirting second straight entire freshman class
UND unveils new hockey jerseys
Wildfire welcomes New England into the fold
DSU volleyball starts their season Sunday
Port: Stop comparing violent Charlottesville counterprotesters to WWII Veterans
3 easy ways to view the eclipse while protecting your eyes
Port: Republican lawmakers to Library: Put those gay books back in the closet
Port: Rep. Cramer says 'liberal media' would have praised Trump's words on Charlottesville if they'd come from Obama
Comparing wine aficionados Thomas Jefferson and Winston Churchill
Ronald "Ron" L. Buzalsky
Daryl Viggo Anderson
Galen J. Skaare
Staff at Bully Pulpit Golf Course are ready for the season to begin
Recipe for good: Elks' eatery, events help fund scholarships, youth activities
Hidden gem: Medora officials work all year in preparation for the busy summer season
Boots Bar & Grill ready for another exciting season
Health & Wellness
Spring Lawn and Garden
Worlds Greatest City Wide Garage Sale
Honoring our Firefighters
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
December 19, 2013
Stenehjem unveils list of 'extraordinary' sites, proposed requirements for drilling on them
BISMARCK – Attorney General Wayne Stenehjem drew mixed reactions Thursday to his much-anticipated list of “extraordinary places” in North...
December 19, 2013 - 12:40pm
November 5, 2013
Lake Sakakawea salmon spawn surpasses goal
BISMARCK — Fisheries crews conducting an annual salmon spawning operation on Lake Sakakawea on the Missouri River in North Dakota say they found good numbers of fish throughout the run, enabling them to exceed their goal. Crews collected 1.9 million eggs, easily surpassing the...
November 5, 2013 - 10:18am
October 10, 2013
ND awaits detailed proposal on fee for Lake Sakakawea, Lake Oahe water
FARGO -- North Dakota water officials still are waiting to see details of a federal proposal they vigorously oppose -- a so-called storage fee for water drawn from Lake Sakakawea or Lake Oahe. The proposal by the Army Corps of Engineers first was floated in 2010, but the agency has...
October 10, 2013 - 12:00am
August 18, 2013
Precious resource: Western states coalition opposes federal water fee
FARGO -- North Dakota is now backed by the collective voice of a coalition of Western states in denouncing a federal proposal to charge for commercial...
August 18, 2013 - 12:00am
June 24, 2013
Montana man drowns in Lake Sakakawea
MANDAREE -- A Montana man is presumed drowned in Lake Sakakawea after he fell out of a boat and crews unsuccessfully searched for him over the weekend, an official said. Authorities received a report about 9:20 a.m. Saturday that a man who was fishing in the Skunk Bay area fell out...
June 24, 2013 - 10:05pm
May 12, 2013
Water use up, officials say rationing possible
Go ahead and water that lawn, while you can. With residential, city and industrial uses all requiring their share of the precious resource,...
May 12, 2013 - 12:00am
April 4, 2013
Hot spots to check out: Six of the top 10 places to see in southwestern North Dakota
With the weather temperatures starting to heat up and spring coming in full bloom, I've decided to do a top 10 list of outdoor places to check...
April 4, 2013 - 12:05am
March 2, 2013
Lake team to answer: What if?
NEW TOWN -- A December oil well blowout east of here had minimal effect on Lake Sakakawea, but it was too close for comfort for those who love the lake. "Our concern was: What if? What if that water hadn't been ice covered? What if it was spring?" said Terry Fleck, chairman of the...
March 2, 2013 - 12:00am
December 27, 2012
ND: Feds to issue permits for industrial and oil company use of Missouri River water
BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) -- Gov. Jack Dalrymple and North Dakota's congressional delegation say the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers will soon issue permits to tap surplus water from Lake Sakakawea for use by oil companies and other industrial users. State officials say the corps is reviewing...
December 27, 2012 - 9:35am