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Trooper: Truck in fatal crash that killed 3 going 'highway speeds'
Arrests, bonfires mark early stages of conflict between pipeline protesters, law enforcement
Melania Trump will be back in spotlight, apparently to her surprise
Hacked emails show Clinton aides surprised at 2015 email revelations
City in northeast corner of North Dakota opens daycare facility, hopes to spur growth
crime and courts
nation and world
Obama administration sends $28 million to aid coal regions
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
Ark Encounter brings biblical story to life: Faith Expressions to showcase Noah’s Ark collection
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
UND hopes to reach the top of the Big Sky this season
UND women's basketball team plans to push pace
DSU men's basketball downed by Minot State in home opener
Arrieta, Cubs even World Series with Game 2 win
Grizzlies slip by Timberwolves in season opener
ERICKSON: False hope and lies from the Trump campaign
MURDOCK: Hillary's new hires would go FAR beyond the Supreme Court
HEDGER: Time to finish the job, for jobs
OMDAHL: Lack of research endangers Marsy's Law
JACOBS: Election could gauge party loyalty in North Dakota
Bernice M. Kuhn
Carol Ann Zimmermann
Martin R. Harnisch
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
December 3, 2015
Rules allows special oil radioactive landfills closer to wells
BISMARCK -- A final step in the adoption of health rules for the disposal of radioactive waste in North Dakota would provide oil companies a close-to-the-source disposal option, rather than hauling it to other states. A meeting of the Legislature’s Administrative Rules Committee...
December 3, 2015 - 11:00pm
August 9, 2015
Proposed Dunn County ordinance to benefit landowners
Landowners who are concerned about your right to have a say in where radioactive landfills will be located are invited to join us at the upcoming Dunn County Planning and Zoning and County Commission meetings. From the beginning, we’ve maintained that the decision on where to site...
August 9, 2015 - 12:00am
June 8, 2015
Nuverra launches experiment to re-use oil drilling waste
BISMARCK – An oilfield service company says it can recycle Bakken drilling waste while protecting the environment, turning waste that would...
June 8, 2015 - 11:35pm
April 15, 2015
Landowners fail to sway Dunn Co. commissioners on 60 percent rule, but say they will look at other options
MANNING - Dunn County commissioners defied a crowd of landowners Wednesday in voting down a 60-percent neighbor approval requirement for proposed...
April 15, 2015 - 11:19pm
March 18, 2015
Officials table 60 percent ordinance: As residents oppose landfill, legality of Dunn County zoning text in question
MANNING — A push to reinstate into the Dunn County land code a requirement that 60 percent of landowners within a half-mile of a landfill approve...
March 18, 2015 - 10:47pm
March 11, 2015
Getting their say back: Landowners crowd Dunn County meeting to reinstate zoning rule
Correction: An earlier version misstated the next steps for the amendment. It will be read before Dunn County commissioners twice and would take...
March 11, 2015 - 11:33am
November 27, 2013
Mountrail County denies requests for oil waste landfills
STANLEY — Mountrail County officials have denied requests for two landfills for oil field waste. The county's zoning board on Monday approved a one-year moratorium on any such landfills. Zoning board member David Hynek says the county needs more time to consider large-scale...
November 27, 2013 - 10:53am
November 23, 2013
Radioactive waste comes to the surface
WILLISTON — The state’s oil industry generates 75 tons of low-level radioactive waste per day and the state has few rules on how to handle...
November 23, 2013 - 4:41pm
July 19, 2013
Environmental groups take oil waste concerns to state health officials
BISMARCK - Two environmental groups say the amount of radioactive material around the Oil Patch is at a threatening level and only increasing as the state lags in enforcing environmental regulations. The newly formed Energy Industry Waste Coalition and the Dakota Resource Council,...
July 19, 2013 - 12:00am
May 18, 2013
Radioactive waste on the radar: New group worried about improper disposal of oil field material
WILLISTON -- Landfill employees here discovered at least two "hot loads" this week, illustrating why a group of North Dakota citizens is worried...
May 18, 2013 - 12:00am
February 6, 2009
Legislators wrestle with landfill bills
BISMARCK -- North Dakota legislators struggling to enact laws that would allow new landfills to be sited while not running roughshod over rural residents considered two bills Thursday. Rep, Eliot Glassheim, D-Grand Forks, who also is on the Grand Forks City Council, has a bill that...
February 6, 2009 - 12:00am