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Scoreboard of July 22, 2016
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Port: Our increasingly Orwellian society
McFeely: Sorry, Chancellor Hagerott, individuals matter
Letter: Election results upset the status quo
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Other Views: Let governor’s residence construction proceed
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Anton "Tony" Kralicek
Diane K. Berger
Medora gears up for visitors
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Beach vibe in the Bakken
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Business steady as Platinum Motorsports becomes certified
March 19, 2014
Engineer group pitches ‘energy collection road system’ plan: Hard-hit energy counties could see quicker roadway repairs
The heart of the Bakken oilfield could eventually be home to a targeted “energy collection road system,” aimed at alleviating congestion. Presenting...
March 19, 2014 - 11:32pm
March 14, 2014
Drug trafficking stings result in 24 arrests in northwestern N.D.
BISMARCK – Law enforcement operations targeting drug trafficking rings and other illegal activity in northwestern North Dakota netted two dozen arrests this week, officials announced Friday. Agents with the North Dakota Bureau of Criminal Investigation, together with federal...
March 14, 2014 - 4:54pm
February 19, 2014
NDDOT rep. visits Dunn County and offers help
MANNING — The North Dakota Department of Transportation’s liaison with the western, oil-impacted part of the state paid a visit to the Dunn County Commission on Wednesday. Dave Leftwich visits county meetings and connects with local officials to serve as a conduit. He said with...
February 19, 2014 - 11:57pm
February 5, 2014
Truckers dumping illegal waste rarely caught
STANLEY – Local officials in the Oil Patch say they know some truck drivers are dumping liquid waste in remote areas to save time and money, but it’s rare to be able to pursue criminal charges. “We are seeing lots of dumping, we have for a long time,” McKenzie County Emergency...
February 5, 2014 - 4:39pm
January 31, 2014
BLM sells land for record-high per-acre price
The Bureau of Land Management Montana/Dakota office sold land for a record-high $34,000-per-acre bid at an auction Tuesday. Williston-based Diamond Resources Co. submitted the bid for a 53-acre parcel in Mountrail County. Diamond Resources also submitted the highest single-parcel...
January 31, 2014 - 7:02pm
January 11, 2014
Oil Patch drives baby boom: North Dakota records 10,000 births for first time in almost 25 years
FARGO — North Dakota passed a milestone recently by exceeding 10,000 births, a benchmark that last was reached almost 25 years ago. The moment happened in 2012, when 10,072 resident births were recorded. North Dakota last surpassed 10,000 births in 1988, when 10,111 babies were...
January 11, 2014 - 8:55pm
January 7, 2014
Mountrail County faults Helms for lack of communication: Department approved oil waste disposal near well
STANLEY — Mountrail County leaders told the state’s top oil regulator Tuesday to get his department’s communications in line after an oversight...
January 7, 2014 - 8:47pm
November 27, 2013
Mountrail County denies requests for oil waste landfills
STANLEY — Mountrail County officials have denied requests for two landfills for oil field waste. The county's zoning board on Monday approved a one-year moratorium on any such landfills. Zoning board member David Hynek says the county needs more time to consider large-scale...
November 27, 2013 - 10:53am
November 14, 2013
Dickinson man charged after rear-ending parked vehicle, injuring child
A New Town child has been transported to a hospital in Hennepin, Minn., and a Dickinson man has been charged with aggravated reckless driving after the vehicle the child was in was rear-ended by the man’s pickup while parked on a roadside about 2 miles west of New Town late Tuesday...
November 14, 2013 - 10:32am
July 9, 2013
OSHA investigates 3 workplace deaths in northwest North Dakota
BISMARCK -- The Occupational Safety and Health Administration is investigating three possible workplace deaths that resulted from two unrelated incidents in northwest North Dakota. Watford City police reported to OSHA on Monday that an employee of Power Fuels died on Friday, possibly...
July 9, 2013 - 2:48pm
November 19, 2012
Update 3: 4 dead in New Town shooting; man who killed himself with knife a person of interest
NEW TOWN - A woman and three children are dead after a shooting Sunday in New Town, said a pastor who knows the victims. The FBI has taken over...
November 19, 2012 - 8:50am
November 4, 2012
Pipelines in the Bakken: Expansion critical, but landowners grow weary
WILLISTON -- Williams County farmer Blaine Jorgenson doesn't need pipeline markers to show him where the oil and gas gathering lines are below...
November 4, 2012 - 12:00am
August 11, 2011
Experts advise city, county on man camps
"You are in for a real ride as a county," Mountrail County Planner Don Longmuir said at the Roosevelt-Custer Regional Council's "Man-Camp" workshop Wednesday evening at the Ramada Grand Dakota Lodge in Dickinson. The workshop was intended as a way for residents, community leaders...
August 11, 2011 - 12:00am
June 20, 2010
Letter: The ups and downs of oil
Those of us who serve in public office and have sat in traffic jams with 18-wheelers (or bigger) on oil patch roads in western north Dakota wonder if the mayor of Williston has reason to be as satisfied as he says he is. Mayor Koeser wrote a letter saying that everything was under...
June 20, 2010 - 12:00am