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Dickinson man killed in crash near Beulah
Montana judge targeted for impeachment for 60-day incest rape sentence
Daycare not linked to child obesity
Burgum sets sights on downtowns in governor's race
Drones involved in two pipeline protest criminal cases
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
Bishop Ryan overcomes slow start to steamroll Heart River
No. 4 Bison rebound with road victory at Western Illinois
UND leans on veteran defensemen in finishing sweep of Bemidji State
Blue Hawk seniors bid the BAC a possible adieu
Timberwolves could win 50 games... or miss playoffs
Port: Standing Rock has set themselves up to lose big
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
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
June 28, 2016
North Dakota sees 33 percent drop in taxable sales
BISMARCK -- Taxable first-quarter sales and purchases in North Dakota this year declined by 33 percent compared with the first quarter last year, according a report released Tuesday by the Office of State Tax Commissioner. The decrease extends a downturn that began the second quarter...
June 28, 2016 - 6:16pm
June 21, 2016
OSHA officials investigating second oilfield death in 4 days
ROSS, N.D. – A safety official called this “a tragic week in the Bakken” after an oil worker died at a well site in Mountrail County, the second North Dakota oilfield fatality in three days. A 36-year-old employee of Advanced Energy LLC was crushed by a crane boom near Ross...
June 21, 2016 - 5:10pm
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