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Dickinson state lawmaker seeks Cramer's seat in 'scrappier' House
Board of Higher Education authorizes NDSU to retain law firm for construction lawsuit
Mueller files new charges in Manafort, Gates case
Trump appears to back raising assault rifle age to 21, presses case for arming some teachers
'Daring greatly': National gathering dreams big for presidential library
crime and courts
nation and world
USDA seeks comments on SNAP benefits for able-bodied adults without dependents
Spud industry going on offensive, think 'performance vegetable'
Koch brothers try to kill gas tax hike
Taco Bell overtakes Burger King as 4th-largest U.S. chain
New pipeline proposed for Bakken natural gas liquids
place a business brief
Geology is destiny: A Q&A with John Bluemle
Badlands energy development focus of film
Why are gas prices going up?
Keystone XL pipeline gets enough shipper pledges to proceed
ND oil production moves into growth mode
Commentary: Why do we understand so little about breast-feeding?
Mushrooms are turning up in coffee, chocolate, even beauty 'dusts.' How come?
Hearty onion and mushroom tart perfect for meatless meals
Billy Graham, charismatic evangelist with worldwide following, dies at 99
Cold weather car safety
2014 Team USA shootout hero T.J. Oshie, former Warroad and UND star, salutes golden goal
Fargo North-South girls get revenge in state quarterfinal win over Mandan
A flurry of gold as Winter Games near conclusion
The greatest goal in US women's hockey history won Team USA the gold
U.S., mostly with Minnesotans, beats Canada to reach gold medal game in men's curling
Commentary: Trump’s call to arm teachers is kind of dumb
McFeely: They are teachers, not gunslingers
Commentary: How an aging Billy Graham approached his own death
Commentary: Heitkamp’s union allies canceled meeting with Cramer on the day he announced Senate campaign
How wine tastings transport you
Luciel (Bares) Kreitinger
Marvin M. "Marv" Morel
Supporting Denny McNamara
Donald & Angela
Guild Mortgage serves local community
Synthetic ice, twice as nice!: Belfield’s skating rink enriches community
A good year, a good meal: Burly’s Roughrider serves steaks and smiles
South Heart school addition finishes up
South Heart elementary principal is committed to her students
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5 places close to home to consider for your spring vacation
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August 31, 2015
Dunn County oil well blowout taints Badlands, but damage limited
WATFORD CITY, N.D. -- A well blowout caused oil and brine to contaminate several acres of land in Dunn County but the incident did not cause injuries or affect waterways, the North Dakota Department of Health said Monday. The blowout occurred about 10:30 a.m. Saturday at a well...
August 31, 2015 - 5:33pm
July 23, 2015
Spill reported at oil well near Parshall
PARSHALL -- A tank overflow caused 10,332 gallons of saltwater and 840 gallons of oil to spill at an oil and gas well about 4 miles southwest of Parshall, the North Dakota Oil and Gas Division said Thursday. The spill reported Wednesday by EOG Resources was contained and recovered...
July 23, 2015 - 11:41am
July 17, 2015
Oil train hits powerline as it derails in NE Montana
CULBERTSON, Mont. – An oil train derailed in northeastern Montana on Thursday and struck a powerline pole as it derailed but has not caused any fires or injuries, officials said Friday. “We’re real lucky it didn’t go bang,” said Chief Deputy Corey Reum with the Roosevelt...
July 17, 2015 - 7:30pm
July 9, 2015
Proposed pipeline met with local distrust due to company’s history
BELFIELD — When North Dakota Public Service Chairwoman Julie Fedorchak asked Bridger Pipeline LLC’s director of land government and compliance...
July 9, 2015 - 11:04pm
July 8, 2015
Union calls oil company unsafe
BELFIELD — A company proposing a new crude oil pipeline in southwest North Dakota has a poor track record of spills and can’t be trusted to build and operate the project safely, a coalition of labor unions says. The Laborers International Union of North America plans to urge...
July 8, 2015 - 11:42pm
May 6, 2015
Drill tests pipeline company spill skills
TOWNER, N.D. – Enbridge employees simulated a worst-case scenario Wednesday to practice how they would respond to an oil spill in the Souris...
May 6, 2015 - 8:53pm
March 7, 2015
PHMSA approves partial restart of system that leaked oil near Yellowstone River
WASHINGTON — The Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Safety Administration (PHMSA) on Friday approved the restart of a portion of the Poplar Pipeline System that was shut after a spill into the Yellowstone River near Glendive, Mont., in January. The pipeline must operate at a reduced...
March 7, 2015 - 9:43pm
February 25, 2015
CSX: West Virginia rail line still closed
NEW YORK — A CSX Corp. rail line in West Virginia remained shut following an explosive oil train derailment on Feb. 16 that damaged the roadbed and tracks, though the type of work required to return the line to service could be completed “in days,” a CSX spokeswoman said Tuesday. A...
February 25, 2015 - 10:20pm
February 20, 2015
Lab tests show petroleum in Yellowstone River fish
February 20, 2015 - 10:16pm
February 14, 2015
Mont. governor wants more pipeline inspections: Asks pipes to be buried deeper under major waterways in wake of Yellowstone River oil spill
HELENA, Mont. — Citing the recent oil spill into the Yellowstone River near Glendive, Mont., Gov. Steve Bullock on Friday sent a letter to the U.S. Secretary of Transportation Anthony Foxx requesting additional inspectors to do more frequent pipeline inspections. He also called...
February 14, 2015 - 6:24pm
January 27, 2015
Warmth hurts cleanup: Contaminated water moving more quickly into Little Muddy River
WILLISTON — Temperatures that reached into the 50s Tuesday in the Oil Patch hampered cleanup efforts at the site of a massive pipeline leak,...
January 27, 2015 - 11:32pm
January 24, 2015
Williston water still testing as safe
WILLISTON — The drinking water in Williston is still safe, despite a crude oil spill upstream from the city in the Yellowstone River near Glendive, Mont., the North Dakota Department of Health said Saturday. The health department has been testing the water since the spill last...
January 24, 2015 - 10:17pm
Glendive residents OK to drink water: Some homes near oil spill report dark ooze after flushing tap
Residents of a Montana town whose water supply was tainted by an oil pipeline rupture last week got the all-clear on Friday to turn taps back on, though some reported brown or black material spurting from faucets even after their pipes were flushed. Drinking supplies for some 6,000...
January 24, 2015 - 10:07pm
Monke: Spills in the state and a ‘State’ of laughter
Sometimes, you just have to rant. Every once in a while, as Peter Griffin once so eloquently said, there are aspects of life that tend to “grind my gears.” Here are a few of them that popped up last week: - Here a spill, there a spill: How many oil and saltwater spills and pipeline...
January 24, 2015 - 10:04pm
January 23, 2015
Montana town's water quality improving days after oil spill
A Montana town's water supply, contaminated by oil from a breached pipeline over the weekend, may be safe for drinking again by F
January 23, 2015 - 5:02pm