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Hoeven visits Dickinson
Commission will address sale of fireworks
Two-a-days: North Dakota legislators sprint toward mid-session break
MCFEELY: Legendary coach needs all of his competitiveness after car crash
ND House: Nonlethal drone weapons stay legal for law enforcement
crime and courts
nation and world
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
Oil pipeline spill near Belfield estimated at 176,000 gallons
Promoting beef: Sharon Kickertz-Gerbig named CattleWomen regional director
Winning the golden ticket: Dickinson State to present 'Charlie and the Chocolate Factory'
Cafe 60 reaches out to baby boomers: Elder Care program offered in participating restaurants
Vacation with a purpose: Volunteers needed for a service trip to Zimbabwe
Auxiliary selling Valentine cookies
Midgets top Williston, earn West Region play-in game
Bowman County outlasts Killdeer in Region 7 semifinals
Moody breaks ND Class A career scoring record in DHS win
In sixth man role, DSU's Herbst has been a spark
Zuroff's heave gives Bearcats a comeback win
Port: State of North Dakota buys hotel rooms and bus tickets home for #NoDAPL protesters
Port: Feds a no-show again as N.D. police receive hazmat training before squaring off with protesters
Port: House votes to restrict civil asset forfeiture despite opposition from law enforcement
Port: Anger and insults in the ND House, casino suffers and wind industry targeted
Port: House votes to allow non-lethal weapons on drones after heated debate
Jacob R. "Jake" Renner
Catherine "Katie" (Kessel) Steinke
Heidt and Horner plan wedding
Kristianson and Kilwein
Olson and Steffan
Engagement: Pottorff and Schank
Kirkwood president committed to hometown, growth
More than a decade caring for the public
South Heart investing $13.1M into education's future
Clear Creek expands into residential heating and plumbing sector
Kids are "Acting Up!" during class
Honoring our Firefighters
January 20, 2016
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
July 28, 2015
Helms suggests tax breaks for enhanced oil recovery
BISMARCK — Incentives, such as sales tax exemptions, might entice companies to utilize techniques for enhanced oil recovery and should be considered, according to North Dakota’s top oil industry regulator. Department of Mineral Resources Director Lynn Helms made the suggestion...
July 28, 2015 - 11:16pm
Helms says drilling slowdown 'not a bust,' but will strain state revenues
BISMARCK —North Dakota’s top oil regulator says the current slowdown in oil drilling "is not a bust by any stretch of the imagination" but...
July 28, 2015 - 3:08pm
June 30, 2015
N.D. regulators grant more exceptions to gas flaring policy
BISMARCK – The North Dakota Industrial Commission granted more exceptions Tuesday to its natural gas flaring policy, and Department of Mineral Resources Director Lynn Helms said officials have discussed possibly delaying a stricter gas capture goal set to take effect in January....
June 30, 2015 - 5:18pm
June 12, 2015
N.D. oil production down slightly in April
WILLISTON, N.D. – North Dakota oil production decreased 1.8 percent in April to nearly 1.2 million barrels a day, preliminary figures released Friday show. Natural gas production increased 1.4 percent in April to an average of 1.5 billion cubic feet per day, according to the...
June 12, 2015 - 12:09pm
May 13, 2015
ND oil production up 1 percent in March
WILLISTON – Fracking crews were busy in North Dakota in March, bringing the month’s oil production up 1 percent to just under 1.2 million...
May 13, 2015 - 8:38pm