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Morton County investigates reports of crop sprayer near protesters
Pipeline subject of Public Service Commission debate
West Fargo's Dauwen named ND Teacher of the Year
City to auction off surplus items
Insight - September 29, 2016
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nation and world
Whiting CEO: Tribal service deals could help Dakota pipeline impasse
RockPile gets bought out, expands
Sunoco, behind protested Dakota Access pipeline, tops U.S. crude spill charts
Tribal official urges respect in pipeline debate
Brady Wind farms south of Dickinson to be completed by December
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Engagement: Schank and Hofland
Wildfire, Night Hawks prepare for a battle in the trenches
Trio of sophomores proving vital for Titans
Hopfauf carrying heavy load for Midgets football
Buxton powers Twins past Royals
Morlock's versatility to be tested as the Bison starting fullback
Port: One of these idiots its going to be president
Veeder: Connecting with grandma's memory over a slice of apple pie
Our View: Feds should pay for Dakota Access protest costs
Port: Marsy's Law campaign has been bizarre, insulting, inaccurate
Other Views: Mask comes off of Voter ID laws
Marjorie J. Gegelmann
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
June 20, 2016
Leader of prostitution ring in Oil Patch put on probation
WILLISTON — A Wisconsin woman who authorities say helped facilitate a prostitution ring in the Oil Patch and conspired to extort thousands from a Williston man has been ordered to complete two years of probation. Rasheda Ross, 38, appeared in court on Monday in Williston, where...
News/crime and courts
June 20, 2016 - 10:04pm
Update: Oil worker from Wyoming killed in McKenzie County workover rig fire, 3 others injured
WATFORD CITY, N.D. – One worker has died and three were injured in a fire at a McKenzie County oil well site over the weekend, the Occupational...
June 20, 2016 - 5:07pm
June 10, 2016
Mega oil well site planned near busy Lake Sakakawea boat ramp
NEW TOWN, N.D. -- A multi-well oil pad above one of the busiest boat ramps on Lake Sakakawea is under extended review by federal land managers...
June 10, 2016 - 5:58pm
June 7, 2016
Davis Refinery decision prolonged by air quality talks
MEDORA -- Stringent air quality standards continue to prolong the planning for an oil refinery proposed just miles from the South Unit of Theodore...
June 7, 2016 - 4:41pm
May 27, 2016
Trump's pro-oil agenda poses dilemma for North Dakota's Indians
TRENTON -- When Donald Trump laid out his plan this week to roll back U.S. environmental regulations to boost the ailing energy industry, it...
May 27, 2016 - 12:32pm
May 25, 2016
Company has 11 spills in Oil Patch already this year
MARMATH -- A Denbury Resources saltwater spill near Marmarth last week was the 11th for the company this year as it continues to deal with enforcement actions for previous pollution incidents. The company is under a notice of violation with the North Dakota Department of Health for...
May 25, 2016 - 8:04pm
Whiting CEO: We believe in the Bakken
BISMARCK -- The chief executive of North Dakota's largest oil producer said Wednesday that his company is still making big money on Bakken and...
May 25, 2016 - 3:13pm
May 21, 2016
Six arrested by feds in Oil Patch drug ring crackdown
WILLISTON -- A federal indictment naming six people arrested in connection with a Chicago-based drug ring linked to a series of overdoses alleges that the group sold heroin mixed with fentanyl in Williston. State investigators handed the case over to the FBI this month. The group...
News/crime and courts
May 21, 2016 - 6:18pm
May 19, 2016
Association of oil and gas counties eyeing rebrand
The North Dakota Association of Oil and Gas Counties is eyeing a rebrand to shorten its name after revamping its long-term goals Thursday. The...
May 19, 2016 - 7:33pm
May 18, 2016
In North Dakota's Oil Patch, a humbling comedown
WILLISTON -- Dave Van Assche didn't fret too much when oil prices started to slide in late 2014. The postal services business he had built over...
May 18, 2016 - 12:16pm
May 13, 2016
Brock: Thank you Crosby for a great weekend
Last week, I attended the North Dakota Newspaper Association’s annual convention held in Crosby, whose city website describes them as a town located in Divide County, approximately 35 miles east of the Montana Border and 6 miles south of the Canadian border. Crosby is the Divide...
May 13, 2016 - 5:59pm
May 4, 2016
The big fish story: Catch and keep for paddlefish opening day
WILLISTON — The shores of the Upper Missouri River were dotted with hopeful fishermen who ventured to Williston for the opening of catch-and-keep...
May 4, 2016 - 10:42am
May 2, 2016
Despite thousands of empty bedrooms, optimism still alive in ND Oil Patch
WILLISTON -- Though thousands of hotel rooms and apartments sit empty and a major big-box store is about to close, those who work there say they're...
May 2, 2016 - 10:41pm
April 25, 2016
Lightning strikes, burns saltwater disposal well site in Dunn County
MANNING—A lightning strike at a saltwater disposal well about 4 miles southwest of Manning led to a "very large explosion," Dunn County Emergency Manager Denise Brew said, and burned 640 barrels of oil and 640 barrels of saltwater on Sunday. QC Environmental Services, Inc.,...
April 25, 2016 - 3:03pm
April 22, 2016
Man dies in vehicle rollover near Stanley
STANLEY, N.D. – A 28-year-old Colorado man died early Friday after his vehicle overturned and struck a utility pole west of Stanley early Friday, the North Dakota Highway Patrol said. A Chevrolet Silverado driven by Andres Lopez of Denver was headed west on U.S. Highway 2 about...
April 22, 2016 - 10:59pm