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Negotiations between protesters, law enforcement break down
Jury debating murder fate of Spirit Lake Nation man accused of stabbing man in heart
DPS under investigation, parent alleges rooms used without parental consent
Police Blotter: Camper stolen from RV parking lot
Dog handlers not licensed to work security
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
Trinity volleyball earns win on senior night over Beach
Blue Hawks, Black Hills State to renew old rivalry
Heart River to add baseball in spring
Former UND standouts make NHL debuts, more to come
Wild use another second-period explosion to blow past Bruins
OMDAHL: Lack of research endangers Marsy's Law
JACOBS: Election could gauge party loyalty in North Dakota
Forum editorial: Re-elect Cramer to House
Our View: This time for president, none of the above
Port: Standing Rock has set themselves up to lose big
Elizabeth "Liz" Bobb
Carol Ann Zimmermann
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
Driver charged with manslaughter in crash that killed father, 2 daughters
NOONAN -- A driver who caused a crash that killed two children and their father in Divide County in northwest North Dakota last month is now facing manslaughter charges.Police say William Koehler, 49, of Florida, was using his cell phone moments before rear-ending a car that was stopped...
September 26, 2016 - 5:56pm
Wildrose man, 72, dies in collision with semi; power knocked out in rural area
McGREGOR, N.D. -- A 72-year-old Wildrose man has died after colliding with a semi at the intersection of Highways 50 and 40 just south of McGregor in far northwest North Dakota. The North Dakota State Patrol said James Cain was heading east on Highway 50 when he failed to yield...
August 26, 2015 - 10:25am
March 24, 2015
Boil order lifted for some Divide County towns
A boil order for tap water in the northwest towns of Fortuna, Columbus and Noonan has been lifted. The North Dakota Department of Health declared...
March 24, 2015 - 8:24pm
January 27, 2015
Comment period extended for TENORM proposal
BISMARCK — The North Dakota Department of Health has extended the deadline to submit comments on a proposal for the disposal of radioactive waste in North Dakota. After numerous requests, the department will take input on the proposed technologically enhanced naturally occurring...
January 27, 2015 - 11:44pm
December 20, 2014
Hearing dates set for radioactive oilfield waste rules
BISMARCK — The North Dakota Department of Health has announced the times and locations of three public information sessions and hearings on proposed rules for the disposal and tracking of radioactive oilfield waste. The meetings will take place Jan. 20 at the Williston Area Recreation...
December 20, 2014 - 7:41pm
December 12, 2014
Critics say proposal for radioactive oilfield waste falls short
BISMARCK – Critics blasted rules proposed Friday that would permit the disposal of filter socks and other radioactive oilfield waste in North Dakota landfills, saying they don’t go far enough to protect public health and track the waste. Darrell Dorgan, head of the North Dakota...
December 12, 2014 - 4:33pm
December 11, 2014
Proposal would let landfills accept more radioactivity in oilfield waste
BISMARCK — Oilfield waste with elevated levels of radioactivity could be dumped in North Dakota’s landfills instead of having to be trucked out of state, under proposed rules being announced today by the state Department of Health. The rules strive to set a reasonable standard,...
December 11, 2014 - 11:13pm
November 26, 2014
ND regulators slash $800K fine to $20K for company linked to Noonan waste dumping
BISMARCK — A company linked to the illegal stockpiling of oilfield waste inside an abandoned gas station in northwest North Dakota has reached a deal with state regulators that slashed the proposed $800,000 fine to $20,000, upsetting some local officials. Zenith Produced Water...
November 26, 2014 - 7:19pm
August 28, 2014
Environmental groups want access to waste draft study
BISMARCK — Two environmental groups have called for the immediate release of a draft study on the safety and handling of North Dakota’s radioactive oilfield waste that has been found dumped illegally in remote areas. The Dakota Resource Council and the North Dakota Energy Industry...
August 28, 2014 - 9:58pm
April 24, 2014
Cleanup crew says dumpsite worse than initial report
NOONAN – A cleanup crew has removed filter socks that were illegally dumped in an abandoned gas station in a remote corner of northwest North Dakota, and discovered that there was about twice as much waste as initially estimated. Secure Energy Services filled two large rolloff...
April 24, 2014 - 4:31pm
April 10, 2014
State clamps down on oilfield waste: Rules specify leak-proof containers for filter socks
BISMARCK – North Dakota announced new rules Wednesday for oilfield waste known as filter socks that aim to prevent the illegal stockpiles of...
April 10, 2014 - 9:50am
April 8, 2014
Contractor selected for hazardous waste cleanup
BISMARCK -- A contractor has been chosen to clean up hazardous oilfield waste that was found dumped illegally in an abandoned gas station in northwest North Dakota. The North Dakota Department of Health announced Tuesday that it has selected Next Generation Solutions – Secure...
April 8, 2014 - 5:27pm
March 14, 2014
Brock: Companies causing environmental risk should be booted from state
Last spring I wrote about visiting the Williston Basin Conference in Regina, Saskatchewan. Beyond learning a heck of a lot about the industry,...
March 14, 2014 - 4:36pm
March 11, 2014
Stocking Waste: Hundreds of filter socks discovered in Noonan
NOONAN — Authorities are investigating the discovery of radioactive waste piled into an abandoned gas station in this small Divide County town. The...
March 11, 2014 - 4:08pm