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Shon Hocker accepts offer to be Dickinson superintendent
Democrats urge Burgum to form bipartisan commission to look at state budget
Energy Transfer Partners makes largest donation ever to University of Mary capital project
The 'Lost 74': ND vet who survived shipwreck wants victims remembered as Vietnam War casualties
North Korean leader Kim Jong Un suspends nuclear and missile tests, shuts down test site
crime and courts
nation and world
Cass County project would be North Dakota's first major solar array
ND medical marijuana deadline extended after snafu
Bank of North Dakota reports 14th consecutive year of record profits
Commentary: Trump lied to me about his wealth to get onto the Forbes 400
The gift of a supportive mother-in-law
place a business brief
Flaring policy changes keep benchmarks but give ND oil industry flexibility
Trump announces support for year-round E15 sales
Trump ethanol moves may be worse for farmers than soy tariff
Oil companies differ on plans to drill near Lake Sakakawea
State makes recommendations on federal carbon regulations
U.S. consumers who have store-bought romaine lettuce should 'throw it away immediately,' CDC says
Area pagans, Wiccans explain ancient festivals that mark spring, summer
George W. Bush recalls his mother as strong, lucid and funny as she approached death
She calmly landed the Southwest flight and broke barriers as a fighter pilot
Welcome to Sarah's Culinary Q & A: How to slice an onion without crying
Field event performances carry Lady Midgets to third place
Midgets wiped out in home opener against Jamestown
National-worthy numbers: Five Blue Hawks qualify for NAIA meet
After Wild are eliminated, it remains to be seen if this was Matt Cullen's last NHL game
Field hustles home as Rays beat Twins in 10
Commentary: The fight over online sales taxes cannot be about fairness
Many people benefit when we strive to become our best
COLUMN: New law doesn't improve hiring process for superintendent
Analysis: Nikki Haley's extraordinary rebuke of the White House
Commentary: Is it time to stop electing sheriffs?
LaVonne M. Dill
Marie L. Kaiser
Finnly Jay Simonieg
Rep. Josh Boschee
Louis L. Owen
A century of loving life, loving art: Dillon has plenty of parties planned
New weightlifting studio sees early success
A beautiful backyard
Veterans Pavilion, for those who served
New Methodist church honors past, anticipates future
Dairy farming is not only a job, but a lifestyle
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2018 Best Of The Western Edge Winners
5 places close to home to consider for your spring vacation
July 9, 2013
OSHA investigates 3 workplace deaths in northwest North Dakota
BISMARCK -- The Occupational Safety and Health Administration is investigating three possible workplace deaths that resulted from two unrelated incidents in northwest North Dakota. Watford City police reported to OSHA on Monday that an employee of Power Fuels died on Friday, possibly...
July 9, 2013 - 2:48pm
June 25, 2013
OSHA cites company after oilfield death
ROSS -- The Occupational Safety and Health Administration has cited Plains Trucking for nine safety violations after a worker was fatally injured March 27 at the company's facility in Ross. The worker died after cleaning the inside of a crude oil tanker that exploded. The incident...
June 25, 2013 - 9:28am
May 29, 2013
Nabors cleared in rig collapse
Nabors Drilling was not issued any safety violations following an Occupational Safety and Health Administration report, according to the Houston-based company. Though no injuries were reported as a result of the mishap, the tall derrick of Nabors drilling rig B-15 collapsed in mid-November...
May 29, 2013 - 12:00am
April 24, 2013
N.D. energy company cited for safety violations
STANLEY. -- The Occupational Safety and Health Administration has cited First Choice Energy of Minot with nine serious safety violations following an inspection that was prompted by the death of a worker. Joshua Hoiland, 31, Minot, died March 14 at a work site south of Stanley after...
April 24, 2013 - 9:16pm
February 2, 2013
Man dies after drilling rig accident
WATFORD CITY -- The Occupational Health and Safety Administration is investigating the death of an oil field worker who was injured while working on a rig north of Watford City. Preliminary information indicates that the 22-year-old man was crushed by a set of power tongs on Pioneer...
February 2, 2013 - 12:00am
January 19, 2013
OSHA fines well service company after Dickinson man's death
The Occupational Safety and Health Administration on Friday released the findings of its investigation into the 2012 workplace death of a Dickinson man at a well site near Killdeer. Terry Metcalf died the morning of Aug. 6 after falling approximately 50 feet from a drilling rig basket....
January 19, 2013 - 12:00am
January 18, 2013
Big Sky Well Service cited, fined for August oil field death near Killdeer
The Occupational Safety and Health Administration on Friday released the findings of its investigation into the 2012 workplace death of a Dickinson man at a well site near Killdeer, and Big Sky Well Service has been fined. Terry Metcalf died the morning of Aug. 6 after falling about...
January 18, 2013 - 12:35pm
January 2, 2013
Fire from explosion still burning after 5 days near Wibaux, Mont,
HELENA, Mont. (AP) -- A tanker fire is still burning five days after it destroyed an eastern Montana oil recycling plant. Wibaux Fire Chief Brian Nelson said Wednesday he is not sure what is inside the tanker truck to keep it burning since Saturday's explosion. Nelson says firefighters...
January 2, 2013 - 4:20pm
November 16, 2012
Nabors blocks OSHA investigation at downed rig
Although officials at Nabors Industries are saying nobody was injured during an accident Tuesday at rig B-15 north of Belfield, Occupational Safety and Health Administration officials want to make sure and were in the process of obtaining a warrant to do just that Thursday. As of...
November 16, 2012 - 12:00am
August 31, 2012
Man crushed while unloading rafters in Williston
WILLISTON - A construction worker who died here Tuesday was crushed by roof rafters that let loose as workers unloaded them from a trailer, the Occupational Safety and Health Administration confirmed today. The worker who was killed cut a metal band holding the rafters together...
August 31, 2012 - 9:50am
August 29, 2012
OSHA investigating worker death in Williston area
The Bismarck Area Occupational Safety and Health Administration is investigating a work-related fatality in the Williston area, Eric Brooks, assistant director for the Bismarck Area office said this morning. A limited report came in today regarding the construction-related fatality,...
August 29, 2012 - 11:39am
August 20, 2012
Crews clean at oil well blowout site near Williston
WILLISTON -- Cleanup crews baled contaminated vegetation, scraped away affected soil and power washed equipment Monday after an oil well blowout...
August 20, 2012 - 12:00am
August 9, 2012
Dickinson man dies in fall from rig
A Dickinson man died Monday following a fall at an oil field site outside of Killdeer in Dunn County, the Occupational Safety and Health Administration...
August 9, 2012 - 12:00am
April 11, 2012
Cyclone cited: OSHA finds oil driller violated various safety standards
A higher-up of an out-of-state oil company with a dark past maintains the Occupational Safety and Health Administration did not issue the group an official citation for endangering area workers last year, but OSHA representatives say otherwise. OSHA cited Gillette, Wyo.-based Cyclone...
April 11, 2012 - 12:00am
March 9, 2012
Compression facility rupture unreported in Dunn County
DUNN COUNTY -- Twisted metal and large chunks of debris from an explosion littered the site and area surrounding a Hiland Partners compressor...
March 9, 2012 - 12:00am