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Ban on North Dakota Sunday morning sales could be lifted
Trump White House vows to stop China taking South China Sea islands
Debate begins on ND bill to exempt higher ed applicants from open records law
ND legislators going round and round on daylight saving time, time zone discussions
Attorneys: North Dakota to pay $55,000 to settle suit over payloader seized by state crime bureau
crime and courts
nation and world
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
Counting on Student Loan Forgiveness? Better Check Your Eligibility Status Again
Magic, murder and mayhem; Foundation sponsors mystery dinner theater
Lauren Alaina to entertain at the Mardi Gras
Saving homeless pets; Oreo's Animal Rescue plans fundraiser
Trinity to present 'Into the Woods'
UND gets commitment from right-handed defenseman
SCHLOSSMAN: Road trip may be what UND needs
Advice for struggling Wild winger Coyle: shoot the puck
Dunn rising as talks of Rubio trade persist
Timberwolves to buy NBA D-League affiliate in Iowa
McFeely: N.D. lifetime fishing license 'more complicated than it seems'
Port: ND Democrats have some good ideas on transparency and accountability laws
McFeely: It’s the media’s duty to shine light on hatred
Veeder: Hot dish and ice slabs key to staying warm in January
Swift: Lessons learned from watching parents age
Thomas F. Murtha
Medora gears up for visitors
New tellings of old museum stories
Beach vibe in the Bakken
Sax remodels downtown building into custom and detailing center
Business steady as Platinum Motorsports becomes certified
December 21, 2016
OSHA issues citations to oil companies after investigation of June fatality, injuries
WATFORD CITY, N.D. — The Occupational Safety and Health Administration has issued serious safety violations to three companies after an investigation into a flash fire at a North Dakota oil well site last June that killed one worker and severely burned three others near Watford...
December 21, 2016 - 5:30pm
June 24, 2016
Autopsy shows oil worker fell to his death after explosion
WATFORD CITY - An autopsy shows that an oilfield worker who died Saturday was killed as the result of a fall, the second time a worker for the...
June 24, 2016 - 5:00pm
Authorities release name of Michigan oilfield worker who died Monday
ROSS, N.D. – The oilfield worker who died Monday after being struck by equipment has been identified as Paul William Green II, 36, of Alger, Mich., the Mountrail County Sheriff’s Office said. Green was pronounced dead at a well site about 4½ miles northeast of Ross after a deputy...
June 24, 2016 - 2:55pm
June 21, 2016
OSHA officials investigating second oilfield death in 4 days
ROSS, N.D. – A safety official called this “a tragic week in the Bakken” after an oil worker died at a well site in Mountrail County, the second North Dakota oilfield fatality in three days. A 36-year-old employee of Advanced Energy LLC was crushed by a crane boom near Ross...
June 21, 2016 - 5:10pm
June 20, 2016
Update: Oil worker from Wyoming killed in McKenzie County workover rig fire, 3 others injured
WATFORD CITY, N.D. – One worker has died and three were injured in a fire at a McKenzie County oil well site over the weekend, the Occupational...
June 20, 2016 - 5:07pm
May 5, 2016
Hoeven, fertilizer dealers oppose anhydrous restrictions
North Dakota politicians and agriculture leaders say a “reinterpretation” of U.S. Department of Labor rules may lead to one-third of North...
May 5, 2016 - 11:30am
Hoeven, fertilizer dealers oppose anhydrous restrictions
North Dakota politicians and agriculture leaders say a "reinterpretation" of U.S. Department of Labor rules may lead to one-third of North Dakota's...
May 5, 2016 - 9:31am
January 9, 2016
Fertilizer retail policy changes temporarily suspended
NAPOLEON, N.D. -- Congress' year-end funding bill has stalled recent policy changes that would have forced anhydrous ammonia fertilizer retailers to comply with standards historically used for manufacturers. The language in the spending bill prevents the Occupational Safety and Health...
January 9, 2016 - 10:47pm
October 30, 2015
Intern who died while working on highway project was days from returning to school
WATFORD CITY, N.D. -- Benjamin Enterman, an engineering intern for Stantec Inc., planned that Friday would be his last day of work and then he’d...
October 30, 2015 - 8:46pm
October 26, 2015
Cramer signs letter urging OSHA to undo change affecting fertilizer retailers
BISMARCK— U.S. Rep. Kevin Cramer joined 38 other members of Congress in sending a letter Monday to U.S. Labor Secretary Thomas Perez urging him to undo a recent change that imposes stricter regulations on 275 retailers of anhydrous ammonia fertilizer in North Dakota. The bipartisan...
October 26, 2015 - 11:34pm
September 3, 2015
Unintended consequences of ensuring safety
As a way to ensure safety of hazardous chemical products, the Occupational Safety and Health Administration has tightened regulations on retailers...
September 3, 2015 - 11:09pm
July 28, 2015
Man killed in Dickinson construction accident
An Arkansas man was killed July 15 in a construction accident on Broadway Street in Dickinson, according to the Occupational Safety & Health Administration. Alex Lee, 23, of Conway, Ark., was operating a steel-wheel packer for John T. Jones Construction at about 2:30 p.m....
July 28, 2015 - 11:56am
April 8, 2015
Nabors hit with $97K fine over oilfield death
The nation’s workforce safety agency issued a rare “willful” violation, among others, to Nabors Completion and Production Services Co. over the death of a welder last fall in Williston. Dustin Payne, a 28-year-old Marine Corps veteran from Alabama, was killed from injuries...
April 8, 2015 - 6:19pm
March 5, 2015
State, federal officials respond to report on state forensic examiner
BISMARCK -- Disputes over the cause of death of a man who had recently cleaned a frack tank has led some to question the quality of work performed...
March 5, 2015 - 2:50pm
Alliance to address what can be dangerous oil field carbon exposure
BISMARCK -- To monitor crude oil stored on well sites, workers often must climb atop large tanks to open them. "When you first crack open that tank, you're going to get a pretty heady plume," said Eric Brooks, the North Dakota area director of the Occupational Safety and Health...
March 5, 2015 - 1:49pm