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How have things transpired with the Dakota Access Pipeline?
Dakota Access Pipeline brings high stakes, high profile to North Dakota
Trump vs. Clinton: Debate will mark biggest moment of election
Schools cater healthier options to students
AgweekTV: Riding for cancer
crime and courts
nation and world
RockPile gets bought out, expands
Sunoco, behind protested Dakota Access pipeline, tops U.S. crude spill charts
Tribal official urges respect in pipeline debate
Brady Wind farms south of Dickinson to be completed by December
Port: Burgum says Obama blocking Dakota Access Pipeline could spark recession
Harvest Festival to be held Oct. 1 at DSU
Public invited to attend autism task force meeting
New England native nominee for U-Mary Homecoming Queen
Fall Into Downtown event is Saturday afternoon
Belfield's Royal Court
Park board approves $60K ballpark renovations
No. 5 Titans football looks for second straight upset at St. Mary's
Night Hawks shut out Bulldogs
Wells, Grant County-Flasher top Beach
DHS girls cross country 4th, boys 5th in Rapid City
Other Views: Mask comes off of Voter ID laws
Letter: BLM's duty is to protect tribes from wasting natural gas
Murdock: 'Clueless' Clinton spent 6 years on Senate Armed Service Committee
Benson: Some conclusions about old adages
Jacobs: North Dakota celebrates the Pulitzer Prizes
good bad and ugly
Thomas "Tom" Kuntz
Robert "Bunky" Lillibridge
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
August 26, 2015
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