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Standing Rock calls on DOJ to intervene in pipeline situation; DAPL explains land purchase
Minot zoo to stay open in winter for first time
Defenders of Wildlife take aim at Corps plan for Yellowstone River, fish
Measure 4 aims to decrease smoking rates, but opponents fear $70 million annual 'blank check'
North Dakota's Flying Farmer is back at stunts again
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
Steier signs with DSU women's golf
Dickinson State WR Skabo earns NSAA honor
NDSU football schedules Butler for game at Target Field
Eagles' stifling defense flusters Bradford, Vikings
Bishop Ryan overcomes slow start to steamroll Heart River
Our View: This time for president, none of the above
Port: Standing Rock has set themselves up to lose big
Our View: Dickinson should improve liquor laws, increase licenses
Other Views: Lawless, bullying 'Keep It in the Ground' tactics fail
Governor candidate: Focus on public education first
Anne Short Johnson
Donna Marie Schmidt
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
north dakota department of health
June 5, 2015
A slight upTICK: Locals see a rise in parasitic pest
Growing up in the area, John Heiser said he never saw as many wood ticks as he does now in the field. Heiser, a Badlands naturalist who studies...
June 5, 2015 - 11:17pm
May 6, 2015
Pipeline leaks 63,000 gallons of saltwater, some enters lake
POWERS LAKE, N.D. - A pipeline near Powers Lake has spilled about 63,000 gallons of saltwater, and some has reached a lake, according to an update on the accident from the North Dakota Department of Health on Wednesday. Oasis Petroleum reported a day earlier one of its pipelines...
May 6, 2015 - 6:27pm
March 16, 2015
Aid delivered to Divide County
CROSBY - Aid is being delivered to residents of Divide County, where some rural communities are still without potable water following a water...
March 16, 2015 - 3:38pm
March 11, 2015
Getting their say back: Landowners crowd Dunn County meeting to reinstate zoning rule
Correction: An earlier version misstated the next steps for the amendment. It will be read before Dunn County commissioners twice and would take...
March 11, 2015 - 11:33am
Health department investigates possible measles cases
BISMARCK — North Dakota officials have tested three people for measles, according to a press release. Although no measles cases have yet been identified in North Dakota this year, physicians have identified three suspect cases and submitted samples to the North Dakota Department...
February 11, 2015 - 10:18pm
January 28, 2015
Tanks overflow, cause oil spill near Williston
WILLISTON, N.D. – Tanks that overflowed released nearly 40,000 gallons of oil and brine northwest of here, the North Dakota Department of Health said Wednesday. Oasis Petroleum reported that 490 barrels of oil and 455 barrels of produced water brine, or saltwater, have been...
January 28, 2015 - 11:45am
January 21, 2015
Officials monitoring Williston water in light of Montana spill
WILLISTON -- Officials are monitoring water in Williston in the wake of a large oil spill far upstream the Yellowstone River. They haven't found any cause for concern yet, said Dave Glatt, chief of environmental health at the North Dakota Department of Health. A hundred miles...
January 21, 2015 - 6:00pm
January 17, 2015
Public hearing set Tuesday for radioactive waste disposal rules
A proposal to allow more radioactive waste to be disposed of in North Dakota will get its first test Tuesday at a public hearing in Williston. Supporters...
January 17, 2015 - 3:49pm
January 15, 2015
State: Brine spill reached Missouri River
WILLISTON — Brine escaped from a leak in a saltwater disposal line in Williams County has reached the Missouri River, the North Dakota Department of Health said Thursday. Summit Midstream owns the line but it’s operated by subsidiary Meadowlark Midstream Company. The rupture...
January 15, 2015 - 11:22pm
January 12, 2015
Williams County spill reached Little Muddy River
WILLISTON — A brine leak from a pipeline in Williams County has traveled about 19 miles as the crow flies, and spread from Blacktail Creek to the Little Muddy River. Little Muddy River eventually flows into the Missouri River, but the state hasn’t determined whether it’s necessary...
January 12, 2015 - 6:12pm
January 7, 2015
Mountrail County reports case of TB
BISMARCK — An individual in Mountrail County has been diagnosed with active tuberculosis, the North Dakota Department of Health said Wednesday. The health department is working with local school and health providers to provide free testing to those who may have been exposed and...
January 7, 2015 - 9:29pm
December 15, 2014
Health Dept. won’t call more meetings on radioactive oilfield waste
BISMARCK — The North Dakota Department of Health has no plans to oblige the Dakota Resource Council’s request Monday to schedule six additional public meetings across the state to take input on proposed rules that would allow for the disposal of radioactive oilfield waste in the...
December 15, 2014 - 11:23pm
October 31, 2014
Water spill in Bowman County
MARMARTH — Nearly 400 barrels of water used for enhanced oil recovery were spilled in Bowman County, according to the North Dakota Department of Health. The spill began at a well owned by Denbury Onshore after a pipeline broke six miles south of Marmarth. According to the health...
October 31, 2014 - 6:09pm
Salt water storage tank leak causes spill near Antler
BISMARCK — A leaking salt water storage tank in Bottineau County has released five barrels of oil and 260 barrels of brine water, according to the North Dakota Department of Health. The site, owned by Murex Petroleum, released fluid into an agricultural field and road ditch on...
July 31, 2014 - 11:00pm
July 9, 2014
Pipeline leaks near Missouri River
MANDAREE -- Authorities are responding to a pipeline leak near the Missouri River in northwest North Dakota. An oil sheen has appeared on the Missouri River, said Jerry Samuelson, emergency manager for McKenzie County. He said the leaking pipeline was being used to carry...
July 9, 2014 - 1:33pm