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I-94 closed between Dickinson and Valley City
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More than $44,000 in vehicles stole from Bismarck shop
Suspect in Twin Cities woman's death charged after leading Cass deputies to human remains
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EPA orders $2.1 million fine in ND air pollution settlement
Wind farm application rejected by Billings County Commission
Protesters, police engaged in standoff at creek between camp and pipeline construction area
Standing Rock chairman applauds Obama’s comments about pipeline reroute
Obama administration sends $28 million to aid coal regions
4 Financial survival tips for new parents
Nourishing the body and the soul
Don't abandon the elderly canine
Kat Perkins appearing in "Home for the Holidays" concert
Cheers for the DHS cheerleaders
NDSU, SDSU rematch may be a battle of who can make best adjustments
Bob Brookover: Wentz wagon's wheels fall off
Timberwolves' bench playing Minnesota's best basketball
Five Heisman Trophy finalists named
Dickinson State's Shevlin earns NSAA honor
OMDAHL: Does North Dakota need two parties?
Port: Standing Rock's 2014 pipeline objection is irrelevant
McFeely: Heitkamp in Trump administration would be win-win
STULTS: Watching a piece of my childhood turn to ruin
Commentary: True or false, Trump's tweets beat the media at its own game
Theresa M. Brewer
James "Jim" Wetzel
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
I-94 closed between Dickinson and Valley City
December 9, 2014
Other side of the boom: Landowners say state bowing to oil
ANTLER — As state officials met in Bismarck to approve new oil conditioning standards and to discuss the drop in crude oil prices, landowners...
December 9, 2014 - 11:07pm
September 6, 2014
Oil boom, flood recovery boost Minot housing demand
MINOT — Dennis Roerick remembers it as the worst Father’s Day of his life. It was June 19, 2011, when he and his wife, JoAnn, heard warnings...
September 6, 2014 - 7:20pm
September 4, 2014
Letter: Paradigm shift
The energy industry and towns within it that thrive have made great strides to achieve stability and optimism. It is time that our leaders begin a paradigm shift from the mentality of “what if our prosperity suddenly leaves,” and begin to act more prudently about managing risk...
September 4, 2014 - 11:13pm
August 27, 2014
S&P: Lifting U.S. oil export ban will lift sector credit scores
WASHINGTON — Producers, pipeline and storage operators, and oilfield service companies will get a credit ratings boost if the United States lifts its ban on most crude oil exports, the ratings agency Standard & Poor’s said on Tuesday. Ratings for oil refiners, who have enjoyed...
August 27, 2014 - 4:29pm
August 8, 2014
St. Joseph’s reports increase in births
The catholic hospital in Dickinson has broken a record for births set 30 years ago. Sixty-one babies were born at CHI St. Joseph’s Health last month, the hospital reported Friday. It was the most born in a month at the hospital since a record of 80 babies were born in a month...
August 8, 2014 - 11:31pm
August 7, 2014
Education groups join push against outdoor fund
BISMARCK — If petitions delivered to state officials Monday check out, North Dakota voters will vote this fall on a politically divisive proposal to set aside some oil-tax money to protect natural areas and wildlife.
August 7, 2014 - 12:21am
August 1, 2014
Chronicling the oil boom: UND professors map dramatic changes to western ND landscape
GRAND FORKS — University of North Dakota professor Sebastian Braun points at a satellite map of Fort Worth, Texas, with small white lines and...
August 1, 2014 - 11:00pm
July 26, 2014
Ranch hand and poet has seen oil booms come and go
BAINVILLE, Mont. — If you give DW Groethe a subject, he can give you a poem and a song. It might be about cowboys, true love or the oil boom. “Words,...
July 26, 2014 - 9:33pm
July 19, 2014
The Bakken brand: Oil Patch-named products taking off
Oil isn’t the only item for which the “Bakken” name will move product. The popularity of Bakken-branded foods, souvenirs and clothing...
July 19, 2014 - 11:43pm
You Said It: Reader comments from the Press survey
More than 500 readers who participated in The Dickinson Press Reader Survey left comments in one of two comment sections. Here is a look of what some of them had to say. First names, last initials and cities were used for readers who left their information. The reader’s sex and...
July 19, 2014 - 9:00pm
July 15, 2014
Hotel Fryburg? Extended stay complex may come to small Bakken town
FRYBURG — Companies specializing in housing for oil and gas workers plan to build a $12.8 million extended-stay hotel where the former Fryburg...
July 15, 2014 - 11:19pm
July 14, 2014
Oil boom brings more Border Patrol arrests
GRAND FORKS — The U.S. Border Patrol is reporting a big increase in arrests in the Grand Forks sector, much of it in North Dakota’s booming Oil Patch. From the beginning of the fiscal year on Oct. 1 to June 30, there were 514 arrests. That compares with the 284 arrested in the...
July 14, 2014 - 10:47pm
July 11, 2014
IEA: U.S. oil boom to extend into 2015, supply risks strong
LONDON — Global oil demand growth will accelerate next year as the world economy expands and will again be met by rising supplies from the United States and Canada, further eroding OPEC’s market share, the West’s energy watchdog said on Friday. But the International Energy...
July 11, 2014 - 5:38pm
July 9, 2014
Killdeer Ambulance, filmmaker settle lawsuit
The Killdeer Area Ambulance Service has dropped its proposed injunction against a filmmaker who they allege recorded the service in action without permission. A Wednesday preliminary injunction hearing for producer Todd Melby, the documentarian behind the “Black Gold Boom” series...
News/crime and courts
July 9, 2014 - 10:51pm
July 6, 2014
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July 6, 2014 - 12:14am