Skip to main content
The Dickinson Press
Immigration attorneys describe surge in deportations under Trump
5 questions with ... Tom DePuydt, farmer/rancher, Saco, Mont.
AgweekTV: Drought Troubles
Twin Cities Pride: Unmarked squad will still lead Pride parade, but officers can march
Kvalvog family raises reward to $100,000 for information on crash that killed their two teenage sons
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
Things your wedding server will never tell you
How do you keep a family together after a divorce?
Bigger and better: Midco mapping out ambitious live broadcasting schedule for the upcoming season
Former Blue Hawk Thompson shows well at Roughrider Days
Dickinson State brings up Wittkopp as head cross country coach
Jorda homers in Roughriders loss to Sixers
Polanco homers, Twins blank Indians
Port: Lawmakers right to sue Burgum
Faith Conversations: Wife moving forward after sudden death ministry partner
Column: 4-H speaking inspires, prompts memories of grandfather
Why do squirrels strip tree bark?
What's causing all the tree troubles?
Reuben E. Pladsen
Raphael "Ralph" Brinster
Virgil H. Heidecker
Heidt and Horner plan wedding
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
USDA releases CRP land for emergency grazing
February 16, 2016
ND considers new oil, gas rules, Regulations aim to reduce spills
BISMARCK – North Dakota is considering new oil and gas rules aimed at regulating pipelines and reducing spills, but the proposals would cost...
February 16, 2016 - 6:45pm
Governor urges oil company to preserve ‘viewscape’ of park
BISMARCK – Gov. Jack Dalrymple urged the oil company developing a massive drilling unit to preserve Little Missouri State Park as the company continues working in the area. Dalrymple’s comments came Tuesday after the Industrial Commission received an update on the Corral Creek-Bakken...
February 16, 2016 - 5:27pm
January 22, 2016
Insight: Interview with Lynn Helms
Following the State of the City address on Tuesday, Press Managing Editor Dustin Monke had an 11-minute chat with state Department of Mineral...
January 22, 2016 - 12:39am
Insight: This Week in Southwest North Dakota for Jan. 21 and 22
Insight's Brock White and Dustin Monke discuss all of the latest local news. Plus Dustin talks to the director of the North Dakota Department...
January 22, 2016 - 12:33am
January 20, 2016
Helms predicts oil prices to rise again in foreseeable future
Things might not look optimistic at the moment for oil prices, but North Dakota Department of Mineral Resources Director Lynn Helms argued Tuesday...
January 20, 2016 - 3:01pm
State of the City outlines adversity, opportunity: City leaders discuss short-term adjustment period in face of long-term gains
Three Dickinson city leaders and state Department of Mineral Resources Director Lynn Helms spotlighted the volatility of life in the Bakken Tuesday...
January 20, 2016 - 2:59pm
January 11, 2016
ND Industrial Commission votes to seize 800 barrels of ‘illegal oil’
BISMARCK – The North Dakota Industrial Commission voted Monday to seize 800 barrels of illegally produced oil in what Department of Mineral Resources Director Lynn Helms said is believed to be a first for the regulatory panel. The commission denied an application by Denver-based...
January 11, 2016 - 3:50pm
ND regulators directed to start explaining oil spill fine reductions in writing
BISMARCK -– Facing mounting criticism over the lowering of fines for oil and saltwater spills, North Dakota regulators were directed Monday to start providing written explanations of what oil companies must do in exchange for reduced fines. The state Industrial Commission met for...
January 11, 2016 - 1:48pm
January 4, 2016
Oil drilling rig count at 58 and still falling
WILLISTON, N.D. – North Dakota has fewer than 60 drilling rigs operating in the state for the first time since 2009, about a third of what...
January 4, 2016 - 5:28pm
December 25, 2015
As prices stay low, life transitions to a new normal in North Dakota oil country
BISMARCK — Judging by key numbers, North Dakota’s Oil Patch had mostly a down year in 2015 compared to the year before. On the bright side,...
December 25, 2015 - 9:00pm
November 13, 2015
Industrial Commission grants flaring exemption for Marathon
BISMARCK – The North Dakota Industrial Commission granted exemptions from its flaring policy to three wells owned by Marathon Oil, but limited the exemption to four months. Lynn Helms, director of the Department of Mineral Resources, recommended a six-month exemption for two...
November 13, 2015 - 4:59pm
October 16, 2015
‘Priority one’: Abandoned oil waste pit eroding into Little Missouri River south of Medora
BISMARCK – An abandoned pit that was used to store oil drilling mud and fluids nearly 50 years ago is eroding into the Little Missouri River...
October 16, 2015 - 3:29pm
October 13, 2015
North Dakota oil production down 1.7 percent in August
WILLISTON -- North Dakota oil production dropped 1.7 percent in August, a time of year when production usually is on the rise. The state produced nearly 1.19 million barrels per day in August, a drop of 20,552 barrels a day from July, according to preliminary numbers from the...
October 13, 2015 - 5:19pm
September 11, 2015
Dunn Co. listed as having lowest break-even oil production cost
Dunn County has the state's lowest break-even oil production costs of any county, bringing it more stability during a time of uncertain oil prices. August calculations by the North Dakota Department of Mineral Resources show total revenues overtake production costs at $24 per...
September 11, 2015 - 10:28pm
August 14, 2015
North Dakota oil production up slightly despite low prices
BISMARCK – North Dakota oil production rose slightly in June to 1.2 million barrels per day, the second-highest production month behind only...
August 14, 2015 - 11:08am