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September 20, 2017
A train takes oil by rail out of Williston, ND. The boom has passed for the town but advances in technology has kept the Bakken competative with global markets, keeping western North Dakota from a receeding economy. (Joshua Komer/Grand Forks Herald)
After the oil boom, how does North Dakota move on?
September 20, 2017 - 5:52pm
March 21, 2017
Northwest ND county clarifies crew camp ordinance
March 21, 2017 - 9:56pm
January 11, 2017
Smokes rises after an oil tank explosion over the weekend near Sidney, Mont., and the North Dakota border. Submitted photo
Oil tank explosion near ND border felt miles away
January 11, 2017 - 9:23pm
December 20, 2016
Two protesters convicted in first pipeline jury trial
December 20, 2016 - 10:14pm
December 19, 2016
Eugene Dauenhauer, left, and son Daryl Dauenhauer of Mandan needed to walk past a group of protesters as they made their way into the Morton County Courthouse in Mandan on Monday morning for other business. The protesters were also inside the courthouse where a jury selection process was underway for 10 protesters involved with arrests at the Dakota Access Pipeline. Photo by Tom Stromme / Bismarck Tribune.
Monday trial of 10 pipeline protesters postponed
December 19, 2016 - 6:40pm
December 15, 2016
More than 100 protesters marched in wintry conditions Thursday from the Polk County Courthouse through downtown Des Moines streets to nearby Cowles Commons to rally in opposition to an underground oil pipeline project being built to link the Bakken oil fields in North Dakota with a shipping hub in Illinois by passing in a diagonal 346-mile line through 18 Iowa counties. Photo by Rod Boshart
Dakota Access Pipeline also still in court in Iowa
December 15, 2016 - 4:16pm
December 8, 2016
A law enforcement officer speaks to a protester against the Dakota Access Pipeline through a wall of razor wire on the Backwater Bridge over Cantapeta Creek on Thursday afternoon. Protesters have been trespassing at the site and cutting wire in attempts to gain access to the pipeline work area in southern Morton County. Photo by Tom Stromme / Bismarck Tribune
It's transition time at protest camps as people start leaving
December 8, 2016 - 10:21pm
November 14, 2016
North Dakota geography reduces induced earthquake potential
November 14, 2016 - 3:32pm
October 3, 2016
Photo by Elizabeth Graham /Williston Herald  From left, Isaac Mokasa, Vadi Batumbi, Pachely Leezi, Manteka Bindimba and  Patrick Kabakodi drove to Williston from Illinois with the hope of finding higher-paying jobs in construction and the oil field.
People still moving to Williston looking for work
October 3, 2016 - 7:35pm
September 27, 2016
Industrial Commission looks for compromise on oil and gas rules
September 27, 2016 - 6:07pm
September 26, 2016
Workers pour concrete during the construction of the Williston Apartments last year. A statewide housing assessment released in August predicts continuing population growth for northwestern North Dakota, resulting in the need for more housing. File photo
Watford City may rival Williston in size, some believe
September 26, 2016 - 6:08pm
July 22, 2016
Mike Johnson will be leading a ground-breaking new program in the Bakken that could help laid-off oil and gas workers get rolling again in either that or a new sector. Dawson Community College in Montana is offering a new degree in corrosion control. (submitted photo)
College program targets oil industry need; Corrosion control program is one of three in nation
July 22, 2016 - 4:05pm
May 26, 2016
Presumptive Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump speaks at a news conference in Bismarck, North Dakota US May 26, 2016. REUTERS/Jonathan Ernst
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Trump ready to unleash oil industry
May 26, 2016 - 7:23pm
A woman walks past a map showing the elevation of the sea in the last 22 years during the World Climate Change Conference 2015 (COP21) at Le Bourget, near Paris, France, December 11, 2015. REUTERS/Stephane Mahe
Oil industry sees Paris climate deal as chance to innovate
February 26, 2016 - 4:42pm
February 21, 2016
Despite N.D. budget cuts, some don't expect repeat of 1980s
February 21, 2016 - 6:17am