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'Uncharted waters': SW ND loses representation in State Water Commission
New glow-in-the-dark mini golf course highlights work of local artists
In the face of mass resignations, including from 3M, Trump ends business advisory councils
North Dakota congressional races heat up as new candidates enter
Feds OK another $20 million for new Williston airport as construction moves ahead
crime and courts
nation and world
Residents meet in Belfield for Q&A about proposed Davis Refinery
MDU enters power purchase agreement for Thunder Spirit Wind project near Hettinger
U.S. oil rig count recovers to end 2016 near year-ago levels
New state regulations will affect repairs of pipeline
ND oil production up 7 percent, returns above 1 million barrels a day
Woodworking-- a creative outlet
Northern Plains Ethnic Festival -- a mix of cultures
New preschool to open
Georgia Chrome headed north
Schneider Sisters -- melodies for the bandshell
Night Hawks back with plenty of playmakers in 2017
Offensive guard Boone misses another practice
Vikings kicker, punter posiitons up for grabs yet
Rosario always does damage when playing Cleveland
FANTASY FORECAST: The 10 draft commandments
Port: Republican lawmakers to Library: Put those gay books back in the closet
Port: Rep. Cramer says 'liberal media' would have praised Trump's words on Charlottesville if they'd come from Obama
Comparing wine aficionados Thomas Jefferson and Winston Churchill
Local produce star of this potato salad
Port: North Dakota Republicans, Democrats get utterly uninspiring candidates for House and Senate races today
Ethyln Mae Marthaller
Daryl Viggo Anderson
Staff at Bully Pulpit Golf Course are ready for the season to begin
Recipe for good: Elks' eatery, events help fund scholarships, youth activities
Hidden gem: Medora officials work all year in preparation for the busy summer season
Boots Bar & Grill ready for another exciting season
Health & Wellness
Spring Lawn and Garden
Worlds Greatest City Wide Garage Sale
Honoring our Firefighters
July 18, 2017
Burgum challenges oil industry to eliminate spills, increase production
BISMARCK — Gov. Doug Burgum issued a challenge Tuesday, July 18, to the North Dakota oil industry: Eliminate spills while doubling production...
July 18, 2017 - 8:35pm
June 22, 2017
Oilfield company fights illegal dumping fine at ND Supreme Court
BISMARCK — A trucking company that illegally dumped oilfield waste on a northwest North Dakota road in 2014 continues to contest a $950,000...
June 22, 2017 - 5:30pm
May 26, 2017
Recession or recovery? Economists say ND may be at turning point
GRAND FORKS — It's still an applicant's market when it comes to jobs in North Dakota. Despite continued challenges to the state's leading...
May 26, 2017 - 11:28pm
May 17, 2017
Oil Patch making a comeback, Bakken Backers say
MINOT, N.D. — An increase in activity in North Dakota's oil patch is bringing optimism back to the area. "After 2014 we had a tough couple...
May 17, 2017 - 8:52am
April 1, 2017
Van Hook braces for drilling
VAN HOOK, N.D. — A fleet of earth-moving equipment rumbles across the black dirt at a multi-well oil pad very near Lake Sakakawea's busiest...
April 1, 2017 - 4:24pm
January 6, 2017
Former oilfield exec indicted on wire fraud charges
BISMARCK — A former oilfield executive is accused of falsely inflating company revenues by tens of millions of dollars and has been indicted...
January 6, 2017 - 5:25pm
October 8, 2016
Shell ditches West Coast rail plan for Bakken oil
HOUSTON—North Dakota oil producers were dealt another blow this week when Royal Dutch Shell said it would scrap plans to build an oil train...
October 8, 2016 - 7:51pm
September 30, 2016
Killdeer oilfield waste facility must close, clean up site
KILLDEER, N.D. — An oilfield waste treating plant north of Killdeer with a history of not complying with state rules must close after state...
September 30, 2016 - 8:07pm
September 27, 2016
Two Williston hotels closing their doors
WILLISTON, N.D. -- The Missouri Flats Inn, once featured on a TV reality show “Hotel Impossible,” and the Marquis Plaza and Suites will be...
September 27, 2016 - 4:13pm
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
September 23, 2016
RockPile gets bought out, expands
One of Dickinson's biggest oilfield employers has been bought out, but little is changing. It's even expanding. RockPile Energy Services, which...
September 23, 2016 - 9:21pm
Port: Landowner sells land used for #NoDAPL protests to pipeline company
The #NoDAPL protesters working to block the Dakota Access Pipeline haven’t camped on the land of the historic Cannonball Ranch, but at least...
September 23, 2016 - 10:38am
September 19, 2016
Family crisis shelter to triple in size in Williston
WILLISTON, N.D. -- Family Crisis Shelter Director Lana Bonnet receives a hard hat and golden shovel to commemorate the groundbreaking of a new facility that will triple the number of beds available. To some it may seem like broken earth but to others it is a dream that has been years...
September 19, 2016 - 10:31am
September 14, 2016
Heritage Day set at Watford City
The 18th annual Heritage Day in Watford City will be celebrated Saturday at the McKenzie County Heritage Park, 950 Second Ave. SW.The day is an opportunity to visit the food vendors, see the blacksmithing demonstration, see two horses from the Nokota Horse Conservancy, have your photo...
September 14, 2016 - 11:26am
September 7, 2016
Restraining order extended on Sacagawea Pipeline
BISMARCK – A temporary restraining order against the Three Affiliated Tribes has been extended until Sept. 19, preventing the tribe from blocking...
September 7, 2016 - 12:07pm