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Dalrymple asks attorney general to investigate McKenzie sheriff
Actor Mark Ruffalo joins effort opposing pipeline, Dakota Access says trespassers will be 'removed from the land'
Hemp may be next gold mine for Native American tribes
AARP sues U.S. agency over employee wellness programs
Obama trolls Trump over 'mean tweet' on late-night TV
crime and courts
nation and world
Spill reported at well site without berm
ND health department tightens up on radioactive waste monitoring
Treater leak spills oil, brine in Mountrail County
Legal challenges buy time to develop clean coal
Coal prepares for carbon-free future as industry pushes developing commercially viable programs
Veeder: Rainy horse ride triggers memory of couple's beginnings
Dullum climbs Mount Rainier with his Scout troop
Revitalizing Ukrainian churches: Priest and family from Ukraine arrive in western ND
Gabbert specializes in unlocking puzzles of the mind
Watford City to host triple header concert
Siemian, Broncos ruin Osweiler's homecoming
Dickinson State women's basketball has sights set on NSAA crown
Dickinson State cross country shows well at Mt. Marty Invite
Hype building for No. 17 UND football vs. Weber State on Saturday
One year after Saunders' death, heartbroken players give him credit for bringing emerging elite team together
Our View: This time for president, none of the above
Port: Standing Rock has set themselves up to lose big
Our View: Dickinson should improve liquor laws, increase licenses
Other Views: Lawless, bullying 'Keep It in the Ground' tactics fail
Governor candidate: Focus on public education first
Martin R. Harnisch
F.W. "Bob" Dahlman
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
May 19, 2015
Dickinson man wrongly accused for failing sobriety test
A Dickinson man was wrongly taken into custody last Thursday. Robert Shield, born 1978, was arrested after deputies claimed he failed a 24/7 sobriety test, which was later ruled to be an incorrect accusation. Stark County Sheriff Terry Oestreich said the arrest was a miscommunication...
News/crime and courts
May 19, 2015 - 6:56pm
October 15, 2013
DPS has never been more mobile: More than 1,000 students moved in and out of the district in the last year
As more workers bring their families to the Oil Patch, schools are feeling the impact. While a growing school district is generally seen as positive, there are challenges that faculty and staff face. There are 326 more students attending Dickinson Public Schools as of Oct. 1 than...
October 15, 2013 - 12:00am
January 4, 2013
Oil Patch boom 5 times bigger than 1980s
WILLISTON -- The Bakken oil boom is now five times larger than the area's 1980s oil boom, according to a report by the Federal Reserve Bank of Minneapolis. Economists released this week an updated analysis of the Bakken oilfield in North Dakota and Montana, highlighting oil production,...
January 4, 2013 - 8:42pm
December 9, 2012
ND city poised to top $300 million in new building
MINOT, N.D. (AP) -- A North Dakota city in the middle of the state's oil boom is poised to top $300 million in new building permits for 2012. Minot officials say the explosion in requests for permits includes commercial and residential projects. They say the hotel market has been...
December 9, 2012 - 12:44pm
Letter: Not asking too much for people to pick up after selves in Oil Patch
It is obviously not breaking news that we have a trash problem in the Oil Patch. Regardless, it is still an increasingly frustrating problem. Is it really that hard for folks to clean up after themselves? I don't aim to point fingers at anybody in particular. My point is that anybody...
December 9, 2012 - 12:00am
September 20, 2012
Exxon pays $1.6 billion for Bakken assets
Exxon Mobil is making a $1.6 billion investment in the Bakken oil fields of North Dakota and Montana. The corporation is buying 196,000 acres of shale assets in the two states, capable of producing more than 15,000 barrels of oil and other hydrocarbons per day in the second half...
September 20, 2012 - 11:10am
September 2, 2012
ND native in Grassy Butte area to fulfill bucket list
GRASSY BUTTE -- North Dakota native John O'Connor left the state at age 25 because the "doggone winters" were too tough. Now at age 63, O'Connor...
September 2, 2012 - 12:00am
April 21, 2012
Minn. senator tours Oil Patch
WILLISTON -- North Dakota isn't the only state benefiting from the oil boom, U.S. Sen. Amy Klobuchar said Friday. As the Minnesota Democrat...
April 21, 2012 - 12:00am
February 19, 2012
Architect a visionary for Oil Patch
STANLEY -- City leaders here knew right away that Dean Dovolis was different than the 417 developers who came before him. For one thing, he...
February 19, 2012 - 12:00am
November 22, 2011
Planning money heading to North Dakota oil patch
BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) -- The state and federal governments are providing $1.8 million to address planning for economic, housing and infrastructure development in western North Dakota's booming oil patch. The state's congressional delegation and governor announced the planning grants...
November 22, 2011 - 12:30pm
December 26, 2010
Oil boom: Lawmakers to make plans for the patch
Much of the clamor you're likely to hear coming out of Bismarck the next few months will be reverberation -- echoes of the continuing oil boom...
December 26, 2010 - 9:28pm
December 19, 2010
Fund invests in western ND energy patch
MINOT (AP) -- A Minot-based company is giving investors an opportunity to share the wealth from the booming energy development in western North Dakota. Integrity Viking Funds investment portfolio manager Robert Walstad says investment in the Williston Basin Mid-North America fund...
December 19, 2010 - 11:09am
November 10, 2010
Federal, state officials probe ND oilfield death
BISMARCK (AP) -- Federal and state regulators are investigating an incident in western North Dakota's oil patch in which one worker was killed and two others injured. The state Public Service Commission and local agencies will be assisting the Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Safety...
November 10, 2010 - 3:31pm