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Dickinson Police seek help locating missing teen
Dickinson man appears in court for pretrial conference
Two men facing charges of concealing murder in McKenzie County
Judge advises against removal of McKenzie County sheriff
Missing Fargo restaurateur borrowed $25,000 and owed thousands to others before disappearing, court documents show
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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
'Green.com' and 'megabyte blue:' Crayola's '90s tribute to the internet
Another use for summer's sweet cherries: In a simple grain salad
DHS students win national TSA awards
Dickinson has its own song: lyrics written by Mexican troubadour Roman Sanchez
A recipe for lasting marriage: 'He takes care of me, and I take care of him'
Hang loose: Roughriders looking to find themselves as state Legion tourney begins
Minnesota Lynx weather Liberty rally for 76-75 win
Garcia comes aboard; Twins send Gibson packing
Vikings' Mike Zimmer likely to turn over defensive play calling -- in a preseason game
New Vikings campus in Eagan to feature areas for fans to walk, sit, play and interact
Keillor: A new idea about Amelia Earhart
Beat the heat with easy entree salads
Nurture versus nature: Mom's life lesson
Port: Trump’s 'Buy American' idea is decidedly un-American
Jacobs: N.D. Democrats stuck in the doldrums
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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...
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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