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How two teens in leggings became a PR mess for United Airlines
ND Senate approves bill that reduces oil spill reporting
Burgum vetoes employee bonus bill, which had strong support from lawmakers
Coteau des Prairies Lodge to showcase ND ag products
Local legislators discuss plans for the last half of session
crime and courts
nation and world
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
Enjoy pizza, meet storybook characters; proceeds going toward Imagination Library
Daughters often get first tanning salon experience with mom
Who do you think you are?
Remembering what Lent is for
Monopoly kicks three classic pieces out of board game
NFL owners approve Raiders' move to Las Vegas
ND native who once made 2,750 consecutive free throws dies
Inspired by grandfather, Taylor Rogers just keeps taking the ball for Minnesota Twins
Among fresh faces, Tar Heels make it to Final Four in win over Kentucky
South Carolina defeats Florida for first Final Four berth
Port: Congressman Cramer says Planned Parenthood video showing protesters turned back by cops was a “stunt”
Pinke: Rally around rural communities
Pates: Juggernaut McM Inc. farm ends in epic fail
Port: We desperately need more information on refugee resettlement in North Dakota
Positively Beautiful: Health and wellness trends popping up everywhere
Karl J. Paluck
Edwin "Ed" V. Novotny
Robert "Bob" E. Hanson
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 26, 2016
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