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Press Pass, Saturday, August 27
FDA wants donated blood tested for Zika virus
Trump's candidacy taking a toll on political ad spending
Benefit being held for Dunn Center teen after reconstructive surgery
N.D. leaders shift toward willingness to spend Legacy Fund earnings for 2017-19 budget
crime and courts
nation and world
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
Medora Musical ticket sales cross 100,000
Drug prices keep rising with no end in sight
The corny truth about high fructose corn syrup
Benson: Coyotes and prairie dogs on the Great Plains
How to best utilize a cash back credit card to maximize rewards
Midgets’ offense overwhelms Fargo North in opener
High school football roundup: Wegh collects five touchdowns in Wildfire victory
Late score, second-half defense carries Raiders over Night Hawks
Smoak, Martin bash Blue Jays past Twins
ESPN analyst Brown thinks FCS is the right level for the Bison
Heitkamp: How I'm gearing up to fight for a strong farm bill
Brock: Small town tragedies
Murdock: Never Trump seeds would bear socialist fruit
Letter: We don’t need annual legislative session, we need term limits
Letter: Respect for community and property needed
good bad and ugly
Jeffrey Gordon Ridl
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
ND Department of Health
May 23, 2016
Official: Town violated rules by demolishing old bank once sought by white supremacist Cobb
BISMARCK – A North Dakota Department of Health official said Monday the city of Antler violated state law when it demolished an old bank building that white supremacist Craig Cobb had once wanted to convert into a church. Environmental Scientist Jane Kangas said city officials...
May 23, 2016 - 6:01pm
March 1, 2016
10,000 gallons of gasoline released into soil at rural Bakken station
ALEXANDER -- An underground storage tank structurally failed Feb. 25 at a Bakken Oil Patch gas station along Highway 85, releasing 10,000 gallons of premium gasoline into the soil, the North Dakota Department of Health said Tuesday. Gasoline was put into a 20,000-gallon tank at Patriot...
March 1, 2016 - 4:05pm
February 24, 2016
Department of Health responds to brine spill in Dunn County
BISMARCK – The North Dakota Department of Health is responding to a spill involving 6,258 gallons of brine released from a pipeline in Dunn County. The department was notified Tuesday that 149 barrels of brine -- a byproduct of oil and gas production -- was released from a pipeline...
February 24, 2016 - 1:10pm
June 8, 2014
Crude oil spills from underground pipeline
NEW TOWN — About 690 barrels of crude oil leaked from an underground pipeline leading into a tank facility about 14 miles northeast of New Town, the North Dakota Department of Health reported Saturday. The pipeline is owned by Bridger Pipeline, and the spill was completely contained...
June 8, 2014 - 12:01am
June 4, 2014
Lightning strike, explosion cause release of saltwater
WILLISTON — A lightning strike early Sunday caused an explosion, fire and release from a saltwater disposal site about 12 miles northwest of Williston, the North Dakota Department of Health wrote in a statement Tuesday. The incident destroyed the site, which is owned by Oasis Petroleum,...
June 4, 2014 - 12:21am
April 25, 2014
Tioga pipeline spill cleanup to top $11M: Land will be available for farming after cleared of oil, health department says
TIOGA — Cleaning up the more than 20,000 barrels of oil that leaked from a pipeline near here will take at least $11 million and up to two more years, but a health official says the process should allow the land to be farmed again. The North Dakota Department of Health announced...
April 25, 2014 - 11:13pm
April 22, 2014
Owner of radioactive facility has rocky history: State doesn’t check compliance background for that kind of permit
KILLDEER — The operators behind a Killdeer radioactive waste handling facility recently shut down by the state had a rocky history. But that’s not something the health department would catch in the permitting process. The founder of Dyad Environmental, Daniel McNair, and the...
April 22, 2014 - 11:48pm
April 15, 2014
Pipeline leaks saltwater in the Badlands
MEDORA — Continental Resources will submit a plan to clean up a pipeline leak that spilled about 560 barrels of saltwater in the Badlands about 10 miles south of here, the North Dakota Department of Health said. Continental Resources personnel discovered the pipeline leak Friday...
April 15, 2014 - 10:39pm
April 12, 2014
560 barrels of production fluid leaked near Medora
MEDORA — A pipeline has leaked about 560 barrels of production fluid 10 miles south of Medora, the North Dakota Department of Health reported Saturday. A news release said the Billings County spill was reported by Continental Resources. The company said the production fluid, a...
April 12, 2014 - 11:13pm
Attempt to thaw pipes may have tainted water
TIOGA — The North Dakota Department of Health has experts in Tioga because chemicals used to thaw frozen pipes in an apartment complex may have gotten in the water system. Tioga officials were told Thursday that chemicals, possibly including antifreeze, may have been introduced...
April 12, 2014 - 12:15am
March 20, 2014
Crews cleaning up pipeline oil spill that leaked 400 barrels
ALEXANDER — Crews are cleaning up an oil spill in McKenzie County after an above-ground section of pipeline leaked, releasing about 400 barrels. The spill occurred Thursday about six miles northeast of Alexander at a facility owned by Hiland Crude LLC, said Dennis Fewless, director...
March 20, 2014 - 11:27pm
March 11, 2014
Spill near Killdeer gets into stock pond
KILLDEER — A six- to 10-barrel oil spill from a well pad has reached a stock pond near Killdeer, the North Dakota Department of Health reported Tuesday. Continental Resources owns the well pad, which sits 14 miles northwest of Killdeer. The company has begun cleaning the spill...
March 11, 2014 - 5:28pm
February 27, 2014
Continental hired contractor that stockpiled waste: Oil producer suspends RP Services, companies under investigation
WATFORD CITY — The top oil producer in the Bakken is linked to an investigation into radioactive oilfield waste that was stockpiled in rural...
February 27, 2014 - 11:59pm
February 26, 2014
Number of sexually transmitted disease cases rises in ND
FARGO — Sexually transmitted disease cases are on the rise in North Dakota, and people should take precautions, health officials advise. Cases of gonorrhea and syphilis increased last year, with syphilis increasing from 15 cases to 24, an increase of 60 percent, and gonorrhea...
February 26, 2014 - 6:04pm