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The Wurst Shop, the best traditions
Pro-life rally at Moorhead Planned Parenthood to feature niece of Martin Luther King as keynote speaker
UPDATE: Protest at Enbridge property in Bemidji, Minn., ends
Feds: Russian hackers targeted ND's elections systems
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Toy retailer giant 'Toys 'R' Us' on the verge of filing for bankruptcy, sources say
Stars of HGTV's hit show 'Fixer Upper' to launch product line at Target
Apple unveils new products including the $1,000 iPhone
Press to adapt new business brief policy
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Residents meet in Belfield for Q&A about proposed Davis Refinery
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
DSU nursing program celebrates 50 years
Better than Betty: How to make your very own baking mixes like a pro
Get ready for pea milk. It doesn't taste like peas and it's not even green.
Sailer wins national awards
Pets are family too; Evergreen celebrates Senior Living Week
Vikings QB grounded by faith, family and football
Ground game is suddenly UND's enemy
Former Davies, NDSU athlete Scheel wins men's Wild Hog Marathon in Grand Forks
Ramirez helps Loons storm past reeling FC Dallas
Wild owner Craig Leipold says it's Stanley Cup or bust this season
Veeder: How I spent an unexpected dose of free time
Port: It's time to change the way we govern the North Dakota University System
Flashy fall foliage: Spice up landscaping with brilliant colors
Conserving estate money no excuse for risking elder's health
Opinion: Alarm over decline in U.S. government spending for ag research
Ryan M. Kuntz
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
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July 18, 2017
Burgum challenges oil industry to eliminate spills, increase production
BISMARCK — Gov. Doug Burgum issued a challenge Tuesday, July 18, to the North Dakota oil industry: Eliminate spills while doubling production...
July 18, 2017 - 8:35pm
March 28, 2017
Port: Reform to North Dakota’s oil spill guidelines is imperfect but an improvement over the status quo
The problem with a lot of the reporting on oil spills in North Dakota is that it tends to lump all spills of all sizes together into one uniform...
March 28, 2017 - 10:05am
September 23, 2016
Sunoco, behind protested Dakota Access pipeline, tops U.S. crude spill charts
HOUSTON—Sunoco Logistics, the future operator of the oil pipeline delayed this month after Native American protests in North Dakota, spills...
September 23, 2016 - 4:44pm
April 27, 2016
Spill contamination lingering years later, study says
WILLISTON -– Wastewater spills from North Dakota oil production have caused widespread water and soil contamination, researchers from Duke...
April 27, 2016 - 7:00pm
April 7, 2016
5 years after spill, rancher and ‘pipeline junkie’ still has questions
BRAMPTON – Five years after he discovered a geyser of crude oil shooting out from a TransCanada pumping station on the Keystone pipeline, rancher...
April 7, 2016 - 6:39pm
February 25, 2016
BNSF to pay fines for oil, diesel spills
WILLISTON, N.D. – BNSF Railway will pay $600,000 in fines as part of a settlement agreement for oil and diesel spills in North Dakota and other states, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency announced Thursday. The agreement with the EPA and the Department of Justice also addresses...
February 25, 2016 - 5:46pm
January 11, 2016
Farmer says pipeline company must ‘do something better’ after second spill
WILLISTON – The same man affected a year ago by the state’s largest pipeline spill discovered Monday that land he rents is now the site of...
January 11, 2016 - 8:13pm
January 8, 2016
Ness: Setting the facts straight on spills
BISMARCK — North Dakota has a very strict regulatory system, and it is often one that is looked at by other states — and in some cases, other...
January 8, 2016 - 6:54pm
March 14, 2015
Letter: Oil and other hazardous materials spills
What is the main reason that causes these environmental and dangerous accidents, which are preventable? Why do tanker cars leave the railroad track? If they stayed on the tracks, there would be no oil spill and no accidents. Who’s responsible for the safety of and maintenance of...
March 14, 2015 - 10:38pm
Disaster planners: Emergency managers play a key role in preventing tragedies
When disaster strikes, recollections of ear-splitting sirens and images of white-blue flashing lights come to mind. But in addition to first...
March 14, 2015 - 6:35pm
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
October 3, 2014 - 10:10pm