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18-year-old charged with vehicular homicide in fatal crash
ND weather forecast calls for warm weather into December
New England has welcomed 9 foreign-exchange students
Governor candidates disclose financial interests
Police Blotter: Craigslist-type scam affects Dickinson area
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
Country superstar Garth Brooks signs Amazon streaming deal
Dickinson teen to receive Eagle Scout award
Irish singers headline concert series
Auxiliary sponsors Tour of Tables
U.S. breast cancer deaths drop; rate among white women falls most
DSU wide receiver Brown has seen the ‘whole spectrum’
Area high school football coaches react to new realignment
Heart River Cougars find footing at end of season
Killdeer faces familiar foe in Velva-Sawyer to open playoffs
Hunting license change means less local business
MCFEELY: National narrative over pipeline protest should be an eye-opener
LETTER: Who is "Vote Right 36?"
COLUMN: Despite Trump, demotic protest politics doesn't always fail
PORT: Democratic candidate calls for permanent Native American member of the Public Service Commission
Our View: Four for ND state offices
F.W. "Bob" Dahlman
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
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
April 19, 2016
Dickinson medical center changes name to CHI St. Alexius Health
Dickinson's hospital has a new name. CHI St. Joseph's Health is becoming CHI St. Alexius Health, as Catholic Health Initiatives forms a regional...
April 19, 2016 - 4:35pm
April 15, 2016
In lean times for oil industry, salespeople bear down
Charnel Zetsch came to Dickinson State University on a softball scholarship seven years ago. She arrived in the early days of the oil boom and...
April 15, 2016 - 5:26pm
April 13, 2016
Williston City Commissioners agree to go to the tape to clear up confusion over strip club closing date
WILLISTON — In a response to a request by Williston’s one remaining strip club, city officials have agreed to review recordings of a January hearing to clear up confusion over whether public discussion on ordinances aimed at shutting down or relocating adult entertainment gave...
April 13, 2016 - 2:46pm
April 12, 2016
Williston crew camp operators seek help from courts to remain open
WILLISTON -- The largest provider of oilfield worker housing in the Bakken wants the courts to intervene in Williston’s decision to close all...
April 12, 2016 - 4:15pm
April 5, 2016
Executive says proposed Billings County refinery's technology will keep air quality of Theodore Roosevelt National Park pristine
FRYBURG -- A proposed $850 million gasoline refinery near Fryburg in far western North Dakota would be among the closest industrial complexes to a national park anywhere in the country. That proximity to Theodore Roosevelt National Park at Medora — less than 3 miles as the crow...
April 5, 2016 - 6:09pm
MDU Resources completes sale of oil, gas assets
BISMARCK - MDU Resources Group announced Tuesday it has exited the oil exploration and production business and finalized the sale of Fidelity Exploration & Production Co. David Goodin, president and CEO of MDU Resources, said in a statement the move lowers the company’s risk...
April 5, 2016 - 5:52pm
Williams County commissioners support upping county speed limits by 10 mph
WILLISTON -- Traffic volume on Williams County roads, keeping pace with the energy industry, has slowed in recent months, and officials took steps Tuesday to allow remaining cars and trucks to speed up in the northwest North Dakota Oil Patch. County commissioners unanimously greenlighted...
April 5, 2016 - 5:50pm
March 29, 2016
Oil Patch job fair still bustling
WILLISTON — This week’s two-day job fair in the heart of the Oil Patch has been completely filled by companies vying for workers, a prospect that is expected to draw similar numbers of job seekers as seen in previous years. North Dakota Job Services Manager Cindy Sanford said...
March 29, 2016 - 3:38pm
March 25, 2016
Other Views: The ‘free market’ not so free?
FARGO — The developers of hotels, motels and apartments in North Dakota’s once-booming oil country find themselves in a free-market vice...
March 25, 2016 - 10:09pm
March 24, 2016
Fargo-Moorhead population growth 'stepped on the accelerator' in 2015
FARGO -- The Fargo-Moorhead metro area added more than 5,000 people last year, growing faster than any U.S. metro area outside of the South and West. It's the newest evidence of a growth spurt experts don't think is over. "We kind of stepped on the accelerator here," said Jim Gilmour,...
March 24, 2016 - 6:00am
March 13, 2016
Port: Williston's ban on 'man camps' is shameful
MINOT, N.D. -- Imagine the market for motor vehicles in a certain town. Customers have a variety of vehicle needs, so different sorts of businesses...
March 13, 2016 - 12:05am
March 11, 2016
UPDATED: North Dakota oil production down 2.7 percent in January
WILLISTON – North Dakota lost roughly $90,000 a day in oil tax revenue as low oil prices continued to slow production, the state’s top oil regulator said Friday. The state’s oil production fell 2.7 percent in January to 1.12 million barrels per day, the Department of Mineral...
March 11, 2016 - 3:50pm
February 20, 2016
After life in Oil Patch, people choosing to retire elsewhere
BISMARCK -- Ardell Horob is a happy man, hanging out at jam sessions in the warm Arizona sunshine in the winter and with family at his new Bismarck...
February 20, 2016 - 4:42pm