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Officials: Diversion Authority close to agreement with DNR before contact was cut
After his wife dies, senior finds new friendships playing cards
Corps' drought plan threatens promised supply of water
Dickinson Roller Derby team gives back to the community while having fun, being competitive
Interest grows in ND canal water for irrigation
crime and courts
nation and world
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
Playing the music of a bygone era
Celebrating 20 years of Family Fun Day
Big & Rich to headline Roughrider concert
Things your wedding server will never tell you
Brad Dokken: Fishing a game of expectations
Ailing Sano out for second day
Dozier, Gimenez power Twins past Indians
Spieth birdies last for one-shot lead at Travelers
Sons of Brind'Amour, Primeau go on Day 2 of draft
AstroBob: Fireflies - green sparks in the dark
Jessie Veeder: To have my little sister along with me
Forget multi-tasking. Here's how to monotask like a boss
Column: How can we lift the tension between law enforcement and motorists of color?
Port: Lawmakers right to sue Burgum
Reuben E. Pladsen
Virgil H. Heidecker
Raphael "Ralph" Brinster
Heidt and Horner plan wedding
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
Health & Wellness
Spring Lawn and Garden
Worlds Greatest City Wide Garage Sale
Honoring our Firefighters
USDA releases CRP land for emergency grazing
June 10, 2016
Mega oil well site planned near busy Lake Sakakawea boat ramp
NEW TOWN, N.D. -- A multi-well oil pad above one of the busiest boat ramps on Lake Sakakawea is under extended review by federal land managers...
June 10, 2016 - 5:58pm
May 26, 2016
Unfinished wells remain the wild card for ND
BISMARCK – While greeting oil industry leaders Wednesday, North Dakota’s governor passed along a request from his budget director: “Right...
May 26, 2016 - 5:29pm
April 25, 2016
Shut-in oil well near New Town struck by lightning
NEW TOWN -- A shut-in oil well site a few miles east of New Town was also struck by lightning early Monday morning. An unknown amount of oil released and burned, according to an Oil and Gas Division official, though most was contained to the well site. An inspector visited the site...
April 25, 2016 - 3:29pm
January 4, 2016
U.S. oil 'strippers' maneuver to keep pumping amid crude slump
HOUSTON - U.S. "stripper well" operators, the nation's smallest oil producers seen as most likely to succumb to the crude price slump, are hanging...
January 4, 2016 - 11:24am
December 28, 2015
Shakeup in oil well ownership means big demand for inspections
BISMARCK – The number of North Dakota oil wells transferring to new owners has grown to more than 1,000, with state regulators getting more requests daily. It’s taxing for Department of Mineral Resources staff who have to physically inspect each well and verify documentation from...
December 28, 2015 - 4:29pm
December 24, 2015
Abandoned wells and cleanup issues beginning to surface
BISMARCK — Financial constraints on the oil industry have contributed to more problems with abandoned wells not being properly restored, state regulators say. The North Dakota Industrial Commission has active complaints against four separate companies for issues related to reclamation....
December 24, 2015 - 12:02am
October 22, 2015
State adds flexibility on flaring, completing oil wells
WATFORD CITY, N.D. – The North Dakota Industrial Commission adopted new policies Thursday to reward oil companies that exceed their gas capture...
October 22, 2015 - 4:50pm
July 23, 2015
Kemp: ND oil well completions slow sharply
LONDON -- No new well completion reports have been filed in North Dakota since July 10, the longest gap this year, according to daily activity...
July 23, 2015 - 6:00pm
April 2, 2015
Five companies face restrictions after flaring too much gas
BISMARCK - The State Oil and Gas Division has taken action against five oil companies that are flaring more gas than is allowed under the state’s...
April 2, 2015 - 8:21pm
January 27, 2015
US oil well shut-ins start as crude rout batters small producers
HOUSTON — Collapsing crude prices are confronting scores of smaller U.S. oil producers with the grim choice of either shutting older high-cost...
January 27, 2015 - 11:36pm
April 23, 2014
Company rescinds application for well near TRNP
BISMARCK — An oilfield company has removed its application to drill a well near Theodore Roosevelt National Park. Wichita, Kan.-based Horizon Oilfield Services withdrew the application for an injection well as part of its “continuing effort to be responsible to North Dakota...
April 23, 2014 - 6:07pm
February 20, 2014
Company must submit follow-up plan after blowout
WATFORD CITY – Whiting Oil and Gas will submit an assessment and monitoring plan after an oil well blowout sprayed some brush and trees last week, the North Dakota Department of Health said. The total amount spilled on the ground from the Feb. 13 incident is estimated to be...
February 20, 2014 - 10:23am
December 1, 2010
Energy Commission sets oil well standards
Dickinson Energy Committee members are setting standards for gas and oil wells in and near the city, they decided at a meeting at City Hall Tuesday. They...
December 1, 2010 - 12:00am