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U.S. pipeline regulator raises penalties for safety violations
Suspected drunk driver hits occupied school bus
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Ag advisor offers his take on Trump and farmers
Teenager charged with reckless endangerment after accidentally shooting another teen
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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
Rock art ‘bugs’ come to life
Should pregnant mothers hang up their cell phones?
New study analyzes student loan refinancing process
Enjoy pizza, meet storybook characters; proceeds going toward Imagination Library
NFL commissioner may consider marijuana for players' health reasons
Bird resigns as Pacers president of basketball operations
An emotional night for NFL's first-round picks
Knight, Jones named to softball all-star game
Dickinson High tennis tops Saints for first win
Port: Things got a little weird at the end of North Dakota’s 2017 session
Port: Former Congressman Rick Berg not ruling out 2018 campaign
Phillips: Kindness fills the memory of flood survivor
Opinion: Tragic Veto of Carbon Monoxide Bill by Governor Burgum
BARONE: The New/Old Politics of Capital vs. Countryside
Mary Margaret Wolf
Theodore M. Hecker
Mary Margaret Wolf
Frank H. Schafer, Jr.
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
September 17, 2014
Student refuses to recite Pledge of Allegiance
NEW TOWN — A national humanist legal group has warned the New Town School District in a letter that it is infringing on the rights of a 6-year-old student who refused to recite the Pledge of Allegiance, and is unlawfully punishing the child for declining to take part. The child,...
September 17, 2014 - 11:18pm
Tex Hall out of Three Affiliated Tribes chairman race
NEW TOWN -- The Three Affiliated Tribes will have a new leader. Chairman Tex Hall came in fourth in a primary election held Tuesday, grabbing approximately 14.6 percent of the vote, according to unofficial results posted on the New Town News Facebook page. Tribal tax director...
September 17, 2014 - 1:54pm
September 6, 2014
FOTB: She’s weighing her options in the Bakken: Woman who moved from Tennessee ready to put down roots in Oil Patch
NEW TOWN — Megan English was working at an automotive factory before she came to western North Dakota and more than doubled her hourly wage. The...
September 6, 2014 - 6:14pm
September 2, 2014
Dakota plains to build 3rd oil storage tank
Dakota Plains Holdings Inc. said on Tuesday it would build a third, 90,000-barrel storage tank for Bakken crude oil at its Pioneer Rail Terminal in North Dakota. The expansion, which will cost $5.5 million, will boost the terminal’s storage capacity to 270,000 barrels. The Pioneer...
September 2, 2014 - 10:54pm
July 28, 2014
New Town man gets prison for assault
BISMARCK — A New Town man charged with assaulting a woman he was dating in December was sentenced Monday to two years and six months in prison, U.S. Attorney Timothy Purdon announced. Christopher McMillan, 29, plead guilty on April 21 to assaulting a woman on Dec. 9 of last...
July 28, 2014 - 8:58pm
July 25, 2014
13 Highway Patrol troopers coming to western North Dakota
More North Dakota Highway Patrol troopers are coming to the Oil Patch. Gov. Jack Dalrymple announced in a press release 15 candidates graduated from the Law Enforcement Training Academy on Friday, 13 of which are heading to oil and gas-producing counties. “Putting more troopers...
July 25, 2014 - 11:53pm
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
Airports awarded: Killdeer, New Town runway projects land energy impact grants
BISMARCK — Western North Dakota airports dealing with the rising demands of oil and gas development were targeted Wednesday for nearly $11...
June 4, 2014 - 11:58pm
May 30, 2014
Construction Zone: DOT announces lane reduction in New Town for weekend
Traffic at the intersection of Highway 23 and Highway 1804 in New Town will be reduced to one lane this weekend. Construction crews will be installing a new city sewer pipeline from Saturday to Sunday. North Dakota Department of Transportation is recommending that drivers use alternate...
May 30, 2014 - 12:27am
May 21, 2014
Missing man identified as body found in water near New Town
NEW TOWN -- Three Affiliated Tribes law enforcement said the body of the man found dead and floating in the Four Bears Marina on Monday morning has been identified. Daniel Mossett, 31, who has been missing since November, was identified through an autopsy by the North Dakota medical...
May 21, 2014 - 4:45pm
May 16, 2014
Work begins on Oil Patch truck bypasses
WATFORD CITY — The North Dakota Department of Transportation broke ground Thursday on highway bypass projects in Watford City and New Town that will relieve truck traffic in those Oil Patch towns. “These bypasses will provide greatly needed traffic relief to these growing communities...
May 16, 2014 - 12:14am
April 28, 2014
New Town man killed after hitting semi parked on roadside
NEW TOWN -- A New Town man was killed after the pickup he was driving collided with semi truck parked on a Highway 22 roadside about 13 miles west of the city. Frederick Hale, 53, was traveling north in a Ford F-250 truck at about 4:20 p.m. on Thursday, April 24, when the vehicle...
April 28, 2014 - 11:43am
April 24, 2014
Tribes aim to cut high rate of gas flaring in half
NEW TOWN — Reducing natural gas flaring on the Fort Berthold Indian Reservation has more hurdles than the rest of the state, but a tribal task force says flaring can be cut in half within five years. The reservation flares about 48 percent of its natural gas due to a lack of adequate...
April 24, 2014 - 11:18pm
Killdeer, New Town runway projects may draw from funds intended for Williston airport
BISMARCK — Mike Schollmeyer doesn’t sugarcoat the poor conditions at Weydahl Field Airport near Killdeer, in the heart of North Dakota’s...
April 24, 2014 - 5:51pm
April 23, 2014
Oil revenue way up for tribes; money going to roads, other infrastructure
NEW TOWN — In less than one year, the Three Affiliated Tribes have collected $184 million in oil tax revenue, nearly equal to the amount collected...
April 23, 2014 - 10:40pm