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Federal judge extends order blocking Trump's travel ban from six Muslim countries
DSU hosts Teddy Talks
Pipeline system that leaked at risk of future failures, regulators say
Regulations rollback a relief for energy industry, worry for environmentalists
Tribe seeks greater share of oil tax revenue in final weeks of session
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
Enjoy pizza, meet storybook characters; proceeds going toward Imagination Library
Daughters often get first tanning salon experience with mom
Who do you think you are?
Remembering what Lent is for
Few changes for Midgets as they prepare to defend state baseball title
Dickinson's ballpark gets a once-over before hosting Legion Regional tournament this summer
Former Blue Hawk Brown optimistic about pro day performance
UND commit flies into Grand Forks from Boston, finds out hockey program is getting cut
UPDATE: UND cuts women's hockey, men's and women's swimming
Port: 'This will ultimately enhance your privacy' Congressman Cramer says of controversial internet bill
Port: Planned Parenthood's fake news and Burgum's first veto
McFeely: Do Democrats have buyer's remorse with Burgum?
Port: 'We cannot be an identity politics party,' says man who wants to lead ND Democrats
Port: Reform to North Dakota’s oil spill guidelines is imperfect but an improvement over the status quo
Paul E. Paulson
Frances Ann Roll
Heidt and Horner plan wedding
Kristianson and Kilwein
Olson and Steffan
Engagement: Pottorff and Schank
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
Perfecting 'Players': Restaurant manager on delicious mission
Worlds Greatest City Wide Garage Sale
Honoring our Firefighters
January 12, 2017
Northwest ND county adds justice center to 100-year-old courthouse
STANLEY, N.D.— — A dedication and ribbon cutting is set for 2 p.m. Friday for the new Mountrail County Justice Center—a gleaming...
January 12, 2017 - 3:21pm
October 18, 2016
Treater leak spills oil, brine in Mountrail County
STANLEY—About 40 barrels of oil and 30 barrels of brine water spilled into a stock pond as the result of a treater leak Monday about 3½ miles southeast of Stanley in rural Mountrail County. The site where the spill occurred is operated by Arsenal Energy USA. An undetermined...
October 18, 2016 - 1:03pm
August 22, 2016
Man sentenced in death of brother
STANLEY, N.D. – A Powers Lake man who pleaded guilty to negligent homicide in the death of his brother was sentenced Monday to two years in prison. Aaron Ray Larson was charged in September 2015 after the Mountrail County Sheriff’s Office discovered the body of Larson’s brother,...
August 22, 2016 - 8:37pm
August 8, 2016
Rollover victim identified as Florida man
STANLEY, N.D. -- A man killed in a rollover accident Friday has been identified.The North Dakota Highway Patrol has identified the victim as Eugene Reider, 55, of Ormand Beach, Fla. Reider was driving a 2007 Dodge Charger on Highway 8 about 20 miles south of Stanley shortly after...
August 8, 2016 - 10:37am
August 4, 2016
Tank overflow causes brine spill in Mountrail County
WHITE EARTH, N.D. – A tank that overflowed caused a spill of 470 barrels, or 19,740 gallons, of saltwater to spill Wednesday in Mountrail County, but the spill was contained and recovered, the North Dakota Oil and Gas Division said Thursday.Oasis Petroleum reported the spill at...
August 4, 2016 - 6:04pm
June 24, 2016
Authorities release name of Michigan oilfield worker who died Monday
ROSS, N.D. – The oilfield worker who died Monday after being struck by equipment has been identified as Paul William Green II, 36, of Alger, Mich., the Mountrail County Sheriff’s Office said. Green was pronounced dead at a well site about 4½ miles northeast of Ross after a deputy...
June 24, 2016 - 2:55pm
June 15, 2016
Pump failure causes produced water spill near Tioga
TIOGA, N.D. – A pump that failed caused tanks to overflow and spill about 770 barrels, or 32,340 gallons, of produced water Tuesday, but officials report the spill was contained on the location. Hess Bakken Investments II LLC reported the incident Tuesday at a tank battery in Mountrail...
June 15, 2016 - 1:09pm
June 8, 2016
Pipeline route will avoid cables near missile silo
NEW TOWN -- State regulators approved a short crude oil pipeline project Wednesday in Mountrail County. It took more than a year to work with the U.S. Air Force to avoid disturbing underground communication cables in a portion of the proposed route. In January 2015, Houston-based...
June 8, 2016 - 11:14pm
May 13, 2016
Oil spill affects slough in Mountrail County
PARSHALL — State health officials are monitoring the cleanup of 10 barrels, or 420 gallons, of oil that spilled Thursday and affected a nearby slough in Mountrail County. The spill occurred at a site owned by EOG Resources about 11 miles northwest of Parshall, the North Dakota Department...
May 13, 2016 - 6:09pm
May 9, 2016
Spill reported north of Parshall
PARSHALL – An equipment failure caused 259 barrels, or 10,878 gallons, of saltwater to release from a site about 7 miles north of Parshall on Saturday, the Oil and Gas Division said Monday. EOG Resources reported the spill at a central tank battery site in Mountrail County. The...
May 9, 2016 - 2:52pm
April 4, 2016
North Dakota's rig count falls to 29
WILLISTON, N.D. – North Dakota’s drilling rig count fell to 29 over the weekend, the lowest since October 2005, said the Department of Mineral Resources. The number of rigs operating in North Dakota was back to 30 on Monday, but one was scheduled to “stack” or be idle after...
April 4, 2016 - 5:10pm
February 10, 2016
PSC approves one Sacagawea pipeline, sets hearing for another
BISMARCK – The North Dakota Public Service Commission on Wednesday approved a crude oil pipeline in Mountrail County and set a public hearing for another proposed by the same company in McKenzie County. The three-member panel unanimously granted a route permit for Sacagawea Pipeline...
February 10, 2016 - 3:47pm
January 5, 2016
State approves oil pipeline to run under Lake Sakakawea
BISMARCK – The North Dakota Public Service Commission approved Tuesday a crude oil pipeline that will cross Lake Sakakawea. Commissioners, who supported the project unanimously, said Sacagawea Pipeline Co. is taking several steps to minimize potential impacts to the lake, including...
January 5, 2016 - 2:17pm
January 4, 2016
Landowners association to host expo
BERTHOLD -- The Northwest Landowners Association is hosting a Landowner Informational Expo at 10 a.m. Feb. 2 at the Mountrail County Extension Office Complex in Stanley. The association is calling it an opportunity for members and the public to learn about landowner issues and interface...
January 4, 2016 - 3:27pm
December 30, 2015
Northwest ND power company selected for power grid
WILLISTON -- A northwest North Dakota power company has just taken a big leap that positions it to to make a bigger mark on the nation’s energy map. Mountrail Williams Electric Cooperative, on the eve of celebrating its 25th anniversary, was recently welcomed as the newest member...
December 30, 2015 - 8:00am