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Treasurer distributes first $298M of $1.1B in ‘surge’ money
UPDATED: Four killed in two crashes in Oil Patch; names released in triple fatality
House scraps bill to study nest egg for N.D. newborns
Backers say digital driver’s licenses worth a look
Seasonal road restrictions coming back to Stark County
Derailed N.D. oil train still burning in Illinois; shipment delays expected
White House mulled, then balked at curbing explosive gas on oil trains
Alliance to address what can be dangerous oil field carbon exposure
Senate fails to override Obama's veto of Keystone pipeline bill
Kemp: U.S. shale producers get no relief from rising Brent
Holten: Our most valuable gift
Brock: Kill Senate Bill 2166 now
Letter: Taxpayer protection, not a ‘gag’
Schneider and Onstad: Democrats’ proposals make steady progress
Hoeven: Keystone XL about energy, jobs, economic growth and energy security
Ars longa, game brevis: ‘The Order: 1886’ begs question 'How long should a game really be?'
Journeying the Narrow Path
Strom Center offers QuickBooks camp
Hope: ‘Pls send help … for a mere $10,000’
"Big Bird," oil boom, John Waters and more at Fargo Film Festival
Anton "Mokey" Dinius
Esther Lorna Obrigewitch
Patrick W. Kessel
Bruce William Foster
Second half push leads Minot Ryan past Shiloh Christian
Free-throws the surprising key to L-L-M’s victory
Kindred girls pulls off win in overtime over Parshall
DSU baseball looking for hot start
Blue Hawks send 8 to national tourney
Improving a county seat: Unincorporated Manning, the small seat of Dunn County, not immune to oil boom growth
Gatekeepers of the refinery: Lab plays large role at Dakota Prairie Refining
Coming soon: Killdeer plans for massive investment this year
Fixing connections in the oilfield: Dakota Energy Technologies repairs threads on drill pipe connections
High Plains Cultural Center serves community that built it
February 5, 2015
Dems want audit for oil regulators, health dept.
BISMARCK — Landowners and Democratic lawmakers urged a committee Thursday to support a bill that would require performance audits of two state agencies with leading regulatory roles for oil and gas development in North Dakota. House Bill 1259 would require performance audits within...
news / legislature
February 5, 2015 - 11:44pm
January 29, 2015
Democrat introduces oil penalties legislation
BISMARCK — A bill introduced by a Democratic legislator would require elected officials to sign off before fines levied against oil and gas companies are reduced. Senate Bill 2342 from state Sen. Tyler Axness of Fargo would require the North Dakota Industrial Commission to vote...
news / legislature
January 29, 2015 - 10:18pm
January 28, 2015
Spills have lawmakers looking for answers
BISMARCK — The North Dakota Industrial Commission called Wednesday for better monitoring of pipelines and higher standards for those that cross major bodies of water as crews continue cleaning up two major pipeline spills that affected the state’s waterways. Gov. Jack Dalrymple,...
Energy / Bakken
January 28, 2015 - 10:06pm
December 9, 2014
Other side of the boom: Landowners say state bowing to oil
ANTLER — As state officials met in Bismarck to approve new oil conditioning standards and to discuss the drop in crude oil prices, landowners from the Oil Patch gathered at a separate meeting to review a different side of the Bakken oil boom — spills, soil contamination and landowner...
December 9, 2014 - 11:07pm
October 3, 2014
After the oil spill: A year later, landowners trying to ‘go with the flow’ on Tioga cleanup
TIOGA — On Monday, Patty Jensen delivered a treat to the workers doing the cleanup on the site of one of North Dakota’s largest oil spills. For husband Steve, it was just another day at the end of a busy harvest. But a year ago his discovery of oil in their wheat field near Tioga...
Energy / oil
October 3, 2014 - 10:10pm
September 15, 2014
Frac water, oil spills in Mountrail County
BISMARCK – Water used for hydraulic fracturing and oil overflowed a tank in northwest North Dakota. Oasis Petroleum reported to the North Dakota Oil and Gas Division that three barrels of oil and 500 barrels of frac water was released and contained at a well site 11 miles northeast...
Energy / Bakken
September 15, 2014 - 3:28pm
October 31, 2013
N.D. plans website to alert public about hazardous spills
BISMARCK — After meeting with North Dakota legislators Thursday, a state Department of Health official said more transparency about hazardous spills is on the way. During a meeting at the state Capitol in Bismarck, Dave Glatt told members of the Legislature’s Energy...
Energy / oil
October 31, 2013 - 1:41pm
April 21, 2011
Officials: Oil companies ignored warnings
BISMARCK (AP) -- North Dakota regulators say some oil companies may have ignored their warnings to protect oil waste pits from spring flooding and failed to take action that could have prevented some of nearly three dozen spills in recent weeks. Thirty-two waste ponds -- each about...
news / oil
April 21, 2011 - 12:00am