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ND legislators plan study of gas royalty deductions
Alerus Center in contract talks with Philadelphia-based operations firm
Ag groups urge Trump to stick with NAFTA
Mattress murderer pleads guilty to stabbing in ND prison weight room
Canadian man held in Grand Forks charged with human smuggling
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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
Oil pipeline spill near Belfield estimated at 176,000 gallons
Rock art ‘bugs’ come to life
Should pregnant mothers hang up their cell phones?
New study analyzes student loan refinancing process
Enjoy pizza, meet storybook characters; proceeds going toward Imagination Library
UND-NDSU Nickel Trophy may soon reside in Bismarck
Defense defines 2017 NFL Draft
Kolpack: A photo of Janis Thompson would be worth a million memories to her sister
Former Eagles QB Jaworski says Wentz 'shouldn't have any input' in Eagles' 2017 draft
Izzo: NDSU's top five NFL-bound opponents from 2016-17 season
Quam: My promotion coincided with the death of my 16-year-old nephew
Port: That wasn’t slut shaming, and we need to talk about this double standard for female victims
Port: Burgum faces tax hike quandary while Heitkamp report reveals interesting numbers
McFeely: NDSU rejects land swap
Port: House members laugh as they vote down 'Dollar Doug' amendment
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Walter, Elizabeth "Betty Ann"
Heidt and Horner plan wedding
Kristianson and Kilwein
Olson and Steffan
Engagement: Pottorff and Schank
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
Perfecting 'Players': Restaurant manager on delicious mission
Worlds Greatest City Wide Garage Sale
Honoring our Firefighters
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
February 7, 2016
Theodore Roosevelt National Park gears up for a busy year
MEDORA — Theodore Roosevelt National Park’s top official believes it could be a big year for the western North Dakota people’s playground....
February 7, 2016 - 6:01am
Veeder: The most fulfilling dreams require work and worry
WATFORD CITY — Let’s talk about dreams. Not the kind you find yourself lost in while you sleep, but the kind that you aspire to achieve....
February 7, 2016 - 6:00am
Port: Be thankful the Democrats weren’t in charge
MINOT -- If Democrats had been running the state over the last few years, North Dakota’s budget situation would be much worse. For one thing,...
February 7, 2016 - 12:00am
February 6, 2016
Agencies putting state funding to work to combat human trafficking
BISMARCK – North Dakota will soon have more staff fighting human trafficking and victims will have better access to emergency housing, legal...
February 6, 2016 - 8:37pm
Crew-camp unit finds new life housing inmates at N.D. transitional facility
BISMARCK – A 185-foot-long housing unit that once provided temporary space for workers in North Dakota’s Oil Patch is getting a fresh start...
February 6, 2016 - 12:05am
February 3, 2016
Closing the book: Dunn Center library gives away books as it prepares to close
The Dunn Center Public Library is giving away its collection of 25,000 books and closing its doors by the end of the week. The decision was made...
February 3, 2016 - 2:11pm
January 29, 2016
Emulsion spill reported in Billings County
FAIRFIELD -- Emulsion from a pipeline leak spilled about 50 barrels into Frank’s Creek approximately 16 miles northwest of Belfield, the North Dakota Department of Health said Thursday in a statement. The spill resulted from a pipeline leak at a site operated by White Rock Oil and...
January 29, 2016 - 12:49pm
January 25, 2016
Trial starts for oil truck operator in Bakken murder-for-hire case
SEATTLE -- The trial of an oil truck operator charged with orchestrating the killings of two business rivals competing for work in North Dakota's...
News/crime and courts
January 25, 2016 - 4:32pm
January 20, 2016
Dickinson hotels were half empty in 2015
Dickinson hotels were about half-full in 2015, according to year-end average data obtained by the Dickinson Convention and Visitors Bureau on Wednesday. Terri Thiel, exective director of the Dickinson CVB, said hotels in Dickinson averaged about 48.2 percent occupancy during 2015,...
January 20, 2016 - 9:50pm
Op-Ed: Work together to stop wasting natural gas resources on tribal lands
NEW TOWN -- We all need to be active in protecting the land here in North Dakota for future generations. We have seen a prolonged, unneeded waste of our natural resources. This needs to stop. Since the oil boomed, this is exactly what we have been seeing. Each year, more than $76...
January 20, 2016 - 9:42pm
Helms predicts oil prices to rise again in foreseeable future
Things might not look optimistic at the moment for oil prices, but North Dakota Department of Mineral Resources Director Lynn Helms argued Tuesday...
January 20, 2016 - 3:01pm
January 19, 2016
Dickinson to participate in oil gap analysis study
A gap analysis study of Oil Patch cities, including Dickinson, would attempt to compare the levels of expenses and revenues incurred by oil industry developments to provide data in time for the upcoming legislative session. The Dickinson City Commission approved a resolution at its...
January 19, 2016 - 8:29pm
January 18, 2016
Back in North Dakota to testify for prosecution in murder trial, Williston man yearns to return to Thailand
WILLISTON, N.D. — When Bruce Sesseman left Williston in 2013, he thought it was for good. Plagued by stress and nightmares after witnessing...
January 18, 2016 - 6:00am