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Petition for McKenzie sheriff removal could be filed this week
Standing Rock calls on DOJ to intervene in pipeline situation; DAPL explains land purchase
State-tribal relations may suffer into the future after pipeline protests
In historically rare move, Forum Communications doesn’t endorse Republican for president
Dickinson man killed in crash near Beulah
crime and courts
nation and world
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
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
Watford City to host triple header concert
Bishop Ryan overcomes slow start to steamroll Heart River
No. 4 Bison rebound with road victory at Western Illinois
UND leans on veteran defensemen in finishing sweep of Bemidji State
Blue Hawk seniors bid the BAC a possible adieu
Timberwolves could win 50 games... or miss playoffs
Our View: This time for president, none of the above
Port: Standing Rock has set themselves up to lose big
Our View: Dickinson should improve liquor laws, increase licenses
Other Views: Lawless, bullying 'Keep It in the Ground' tactics fail
Governor candidate: Focus on public education first
Anne Short Johnson
Donna Marie Schmidt
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
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
November 5, 2015
Mental evaluation ordered for man accused of killing brother, leaving body in camper
STANLEY, N.D. – A judge ordered a mental evaluation Thursday for a Powers Lake man accused of killing his brother and leaving the body in a...
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November 5, 2015 - 4:44pm