Skip to main content
The Dickinson Press
Daycare not linked to child obesity
Burgum sets sights on downtowns in governor's race
Drones involved in two pipeline protest criminal cases
Any increase to UND student fees for athletics may have to wait another year
Backers hope ND pot measure will bring relief for patients; police chiefs say law isn't tough enough
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
From ND to the pros, Carson Wentz wins over fans
UND football team earns sixth-straight win with 28-21 victory over Idaho State
Rodin, Honkers rout Raiders in 9-man playoffs
Blue Hawks sneak 28 points past Dakota State in third quarter, clinch NSAA
Effertz, Aggies work quickly to dispatch Cowboys
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
Letter: Measure 4 doesn't have enough specifics
MCFEELY: National narrative over pipeline protest should be an eye-opener
Eric Ross Abraham
Kenneth "Ken" Gerving
Anne Short Johnson
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
October 3, 2016
People still moving to Williston looking for work
WILLISTON—Tshala Kadima and five of her friends were working at a meat processing factory in Illinois when they heard about the money to...
October 3, 2016 - 7:35pm
September 27, 2016
Industrial Commission looks for compromise on oil and gas rules
BISMARCK—Five rules governing oil work sites have been delayed by an interim committee with the likelihood they will not be implemented this construction season. "Now, we'll have lost a construction season," said Attorney General Wayne Stenehjem, a member of the North Dakota...
September 27, 2016 - 6:07pm
September 26, 2016
Watford City may rival Williston in size, some believe
WATFORD CITY, N.D.—With massive growth in population predicted in Divide, McKenzie and Williams counties over the next decade, some are...
September 26, 2016 - 6:08pm
July 22, 2016
College program targets oil industry need; Corrosion control program is one of three in nation
GLENDIVE, Mont. -- There are three places in the country where you can get a degree in corrosion control technology, and the latest of them is...
July 22, 2016 - 4:05pm
May 26, 2016
Trump ready to unleash oil industry
BISMARCK – Donald Trump pledged ‘complete’ American energy independence and a focus on putting workers before regulations Thursday to a...
May 26, 2016 - 7:23pm
Oil industry sees Paris climate deal as chance to innovate
HOUSTON -- If a crisis is a terrible thing to waste, the oil industry sees the Paris climate accord not as a death knell, but an opportunity...
February 26, 2016 - 4:42pm
February 21, 2016
Despite N.D. budget cuts, some don't expect repeat of 1980s
BISMARCK -- Falling commodity prices and state budget cuts may be prompting some North Dakotans to fear a case of deja vu is coming on. In some ways, the economic slowdown the state is now experiencing mirrors what it went through in the 1980s. That era saw oil prices and farm incomes...
February 21, 2016 - 6:17am
January 9, 2016
Making a change in practices, state to take a closer look at oil industry fines
BISMARCK – Proposed fines against oil companies will get more scrutiny from the North Dakota Industrial Commission on Monday, but the discussion will occur behind closed doors. The Industrial Commission agenda for Monday includes discussion of six complaints against oil companies...
January 9, 2016 - 4:04pm
September 23, 2015
North Dakota oil producers, regulators spar over new rules
FARGO -- North Dakota's oil producers and their federal regulators spared at an industry conference on Tuesday over a raft of new rules with broad implications for energy development, the latest escalation in a war of words that has both parties aiming to sway public opinion. The...
September 23, 2015 - 9:24am
June 11, 2015
Hess to sell half of Bakken midstream assets for $2.68 billion
Oil and natural gas producer Hess Corp. said it would sell half of its Bakken midstream assets to private equity firm Global Infrastructure Partners for $2.68 billion and form a joint venture. Hess' shares, which had fallen about 11 percent this year, rose as much as 6.5 percent...
June 11, 2015 - 3:03pm
March 13, 2015
Regulator: Oil industry must help to boost train safety
WASHINGTON — Rail operators are going to great lengths to prevent oil train derailments but the energy sector must do more to prevent accidents from becoming fiery disasters, the leading U.S. rail regulator said on Friday. Oil train tankers have jumped the tracks in a string of...
March 13, 2015 - 9:51pm
January 19, 2015
Amid U.S. oil price crash, cost cutting ripples through industry
NEW YORK — Any lingering doubt about the depth of the crisis facing the U.S. energy industry is quickly evaporating as even the biggest firms slash spending amid the steepest oil price crash since the recession, sending ripples across the vast sector. In a stark sign of how a sudden,...
January 19, 2015 - 1:36pm
May 28, 2014
Geologist: Oil and education linked: Tour gives higher ed a glimpse of careers
TIOGA — North Dakota’s higher education leaders got a peek into the oil and gas industry Wednesday to better understand how to prepare workers. Oilfield...
May 28, 2014 - 10:47pm
April 10, 2014
Co-op wants Killdeer Cenex to ‘start from scratch’: Farmers, ranchers say store and shop have shifted focus too much to oilfield
KILLDEER — Membership of the Killdeer Farmers Union Cenex Co-op has petitioned to have the governing board removed, citing a focus on oilfield...
April 10, 2014 - 11:39pm
April 1, 2014
Not sharing: Regulator: Oil industry balks at sharing crucial rail data
WASHINGTON — The U.S. oil industry has failed to share important data on oil-by-rail shipments that may help regulators prevent future accidents,...
April 1, 2014 - 11:26pm