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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
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
AARP sues U.S. agency over employee wellness programs
A lobbying group representing older Americans sued the Obama administration on Monday, Oct. 24, claiming regulations for programs designed to rein in employee health care costs will subject workers to invasions of their medical privacy. Rules released in May by the U.S. Equal Employment...
News/Nation and World
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August 31, 2016
U.S. sues to stop Deere from buying Precision Planting
WASHINGTON/CHICAGO—The U.S. Justice Department filed a lawsuit on Wednesday aimed at stopping Deere & Co from buying Monsanto Co's Precision...
August 31, 2016 - 8:52pm
January 21, 2016
Sanford to seek dismissal of discrimination lawsuit filed by transgender former employee
FARGO -- Sanford Health is asking a federal judge to dismiss a lawsuit filed in U.S. District Court here by a former employee in Fargo who says she was discriminated against during her employment while she was transitioning from male to female. Sanford's answer to the lawsuit filed...
January 21, 2016 - 10:24pm
December 17, 2015
Flaring case could open door for mineral owners to sue oil companies
BISMARCK – An appeal being considered by the North Dakota Supreme Court could pave the way for class action lawsuits against oil companies over flared natural gas. The state Supreme Court heard oral arguments Thursday in an appeal from a mineral owner who claims she’s owed royalties...
December 17, 2015 - 8:05pm
October 23, 2015
Sidney family sues Texas company over son's 2013 Bakken death
BILLINGS, Mont. -- Family members of a Montana man found dead at a Bakken oil collection tank in 2013 are suing a Texas-based oil company. Blaine P. Otto of Sidney was discovered dead on a catwalk where he was inspecting oil levels on July 18, 2013. His brother, Bradley T. Otto,...
News/Nation and World
October 23, 2015 - 11:00pm
October 17, 2015
Lawsuit filed to stop UND nickname vote
GRAND FORKS, N.D. -- A lawsuit was filed in district court in Grand Forks Thursday in an attempt to stop the University of North Dakota's upcoming nickname vote, though for now the vote will continue as planned. Plaintiffs Lavonne Alberts, Rich Becker and William Le Caine requested...
October 17, 2015 - 7:40pm
September 27, 2015
UND, SBHE want multimillion-dollar lawsuit dismissed
GRAND FORKS — The University of North Dakota and the North Dakota State Board of Higher Education filed a motion to dismiss a multimillion-dollar lawsuit earlier this week. Gerald Groenewold, the former director of the UND Energy and Environmental Research Center, filed the lawsuit...
September 27, 2015 - 12:32am
September 17, 2015
Bank seeks to foreclose on Hawks Point assisted living facility
A Watford City bank is attempting to foreclose on the Dickinson assisted living facility formerly affiliated with the Dickinson State University...
September 17, 2015 - 10:32pm
September 9, 2015
Lawsuit challenges Enbridge pipelines
MINNEAPOLIS — A lawsuit filed by environmentalist groups against the federal government is expected to have broad implications on several oil pipeline development projects in North Dakota and Minnesota. Oral arguments will be heard by federal judge Michael Davis in Minneapolis...
September 9, 2015 - 11:25pm
September 5, 2015
Hotel workers still waiting for back wages, damages after settlement with Fargo businessman
BISMARCK –- As he headed out the door for a job interview Thursday afternoon, Ralph Reynolds was still waiting for payment-in-full for the work he did at a Fargo hotel more than two years ago. He may not have to wait much longer. A U.S. Department of Labor spokesman said letters...
September 5, 2015 - 10:07pm
September 3, 2015
Much of former UND law student’s case against school dismissed
GRAND FORKS — A judge has dismissed several claims in a lawsuit filed by a former student against the University of North Dakota, its president, Law School deans and professors. Garet Bradford, 46, filed a complaint in May claiming UND had breached a contract, inflicted emotional...
September 3, 2015 - 11:15pm
September 1, 2015
Ross' lawsuit against Stark County could move to federal court
A civil lawsuit filed against Stark County by its former veterans service officer could be heading to federal court. Leslie Ross was fired from the position in December by the Stark County Commission for alleged inappropriate conduct. Ross' immediate termination was decided unanimously...
News/crime and courts
September 1, 2015 - 7:20pm
August 21, 2015
Documents regarding nickname lawsuit unsealed for years
GRAND FORKS — There are no more sealed documents surrounding the Fighting Sioux nickname. In fact, there haven't been any for nearly eight years. As a legal battle between the University of North Dakota, the NCAA and the state wore on to keep UND's Fighting Sioux nickname in 2007...
August 21, 2015 - 7:09pm
August 7, 2015
ND to ask court to stop ‘Waters’ rule from taking effect Aug. 28
BISMARCK – North Dakota and a dozen other states challenging a new clean water rule as federal overreach plan to ask a judge Monday to block the rule from taking effect Aug. 28. The states also want the court to reject the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency and U.S. Army Corps...
August 7, 2015 - 4:25pm
July 22, 2015
Sanford speaks out about lawsuit alleging excessive ER charges
FARGO — A lawsuit accusing Sanford Health of “grossly excessive” charges for emergency room services is part of a litigation boom by trial lawyers whose cases are overwhelmingly thrown out by judges, Sanford executives said. A lawsuit seeking class-action status filed earlier...
July 22, 2015 - 11:16pm