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Quake brings down buildings in central Italy, at least six believed killed
Family grieves death of motorcyclist who was missing for 2 months
Gubernatorial candidates face off in first debate Thursday night
Corps commander visits F-M diversion project
More than 200 students enrolled in unmanned aircraft program at UND, and Kennedy wants bigger footprint
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Energy leaders partner with UND division for carbon-capture efforts
Minnesota will not appeal North Dakota coal power suit
Standing Rock tribal leaders represented by former U.S. attorney
Coal industry on hunt for funding to capture carbon
Gas suppliers Praxair, Linde hold merger talks
How to best utilize a cash back credit card to maximize rewards
Jackie Hope: Get out your money and stock up at back-to-school blowouts
Veeder: Sister on the ranch means best friend for me, unhired help for dad
Feature Photo: Serving on the other side of the world
MBI raises $34,000 for Make-A-Wish
Dickinson State women’s golf picked 5th in NSAA, men tabbed 6th
Midgets volleyball back with experienced group
Missouri Valley Conference official mum on possible UND membership
New $7.2M Fargodome video boards debut at Bison football opener
Arizona State hockey officially applies to NCHC
Holten: There is no greater burden
Port: Ironic that Dakota Access Pipeline is permitted while protest against it isn't
Port: Dakota Access protesters need turn toward honesty
Brock: Don't blame it on Rio
Omdahl: Cigarette tax initiated to bypass Legislature
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Terry "Dick" Bullinger
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
Victim, suspects named in Bowman motel homicide
April 16, 2016
North Dakota coal remains competitive
BISMARCK -- Coal giant Peabody Energy Corp. filed for bankruptcy Wednesday after laying off 15 percent — 235 workers — of its Wyoming workforce...
April 16, 2016 - 6:06pm
April 15, 2016
Oil production drop not as steep as expected; need for cash flow meant small decline in February
WILLISTON -- North Dakota oil production had a smaller decline than expected in February as more companies put fracking crews to work to maintain...
April 15, 2016 - 2:49pm
April 11, 2016
Letter: Oil companies’ visions for BLM rule changes are short-sighted
Comments are still being taken until April 22 on the Bureau of Land Management’s proposed rules to reduce methane and waste (flaring, leaks and venting) on public and tribal lands. At the only hearing in North Dakota in March, the majority of attendees spoke in favor of reducing...
April 11, 2016 - 5:50pm
March 22, 2016
Comment period extended for proposed BLM flaring and venting rule
WASHINGTON -- The Bureau of Land Management said in a statement Tuesday that it is extending the comment period two weeks for its controversial proposed Methane and Waste Prevention Rule, which would reduce excess flaring, venting and leakage of natural gas on federal and Native American...
March 22, 2016 - 8:52pm
March 17, 2016
Panel studying extension of natural gas service to ND communities
BISMARCK – Despite being awash in the natural resource, North Dakota has nearly 370 communities without natural gas service, and an economic development official told state lawmakers Thursday that extending service is crucial to attracting businesses and growing communities. However,...
March 17, 2016 - 6:01pm
March 10, 2016
U.S., Canada agree steps to fight climate change, cut methane emissions
WASHINGTON -- The United States and Canada agreed joint steps on Thursday to fight climate change, including cutting methane emissions from oil...
News/Nation and World
March 10, 2016 - 11:53am
March 7, 2016
Public hearings set on ND oil, gas rule changes
BISMARCK – The Department of Mineral Resources Oil and Gas Division has scheduled four public hearings to get input on proposed changes to state oil and gas rules. The rule changes include new regulations for gathering pipelines, requirements for dikes around well sites and new...
March 7, 2016 - 3:37pm
March 3, 2016
Letter: BLM rules part of federal government attempt to destroy ND fossil fuel industry
On Thursday, the Bureau of Land Management heard public comment on a new federal rule that imposes new royalty rules on oil and natural gas producers. Specifically, it limits the amount of flared natural gas allowed before royalties are imposed on producers and is expected to raise...
March 3, 2016 - 6:01pm
March 2, 2016
BLM hearing on gas flaring and venting rule Thursday
The Bureau of Land Management is holding a public forum today regarding its proposed rule intended to reduce excess gas venting and flaring on federal and reservation lands from 1-4 p.m. on Thursday at the Astoria Hotel & Event Center in Dickinson. The rule is a response to complaints...
March 2, 2016 - 9:05pm
February 22, 2016
Little public input for pipeline
KILLDEER—Hardly any members of the public came to testify before the North Dakota Public Service Commission at a public hearing Monday...
February 22, 2016 - 6:54pm
February 15, 2016
Letter: Support cutting flaring waste on public land
The flaring of natural gas is a waste of a finite resource and a loss of income for oil companies and mineral owners, including the state of North Dakota. Currently, there is no set limit on flaring volumes on public and tribal lands. This is a huge monetary loss for tribes and for...
February 15, 2016 - 4:50pm
January 22, 2016
Obama administration seeks to curb methane emissions on public land
WASHINGTON -- In its latest move to combat climate change, the Obama administration on Friday said it will overhaul 30-year-old regulations for...
News/Nation and World
January 22, 2016 - 7:28pm
January 21, 2016
Trickling away: Multiple voices express concern over lost gas on federal lands
An environmental organization, western North Dakota Native Americans and a taxpayer watchdog group are all calling on the U.S. Bureau of Land Management to create stricter rules for capturing natural gas during oil production on federal and tribal lands. The BLM is expected to soon...
January 21, 2016 - 8:23pm
January 20, 2016
Op-Ed: Work together to stop wasting natural gas resources on tribal lands
NEW TOWN -- We all need to be active in protecting the land here in North Dakota for future generations. We have seen a prolonged, unneeded waste of our natural resources. This needs to stop. Since the oil boomed, this is exactly what we have been seeing. Each year, more than $76...
January 20, 2016 - 9:42pm
January 15, 2016
November oil production steady despite low prices
WILLISTON -– North Dakota oil production increased slightly in November, but companies are “running on empty” as they start the new year...
January 15, 2016 - 3:00pm