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ND student scores rank in top five in national science exam
Trooper: Truck in fatal crash that killed 3 going 'highway speeds'
Arrests, bonfires mark early stages of conflict between pipeline protesters, law enforcement
Melania Trump will be back in spotlight, apparently to her surprise
Hacked emails show Clinton aides surprised at 2015 email revelations
crime and courts
nation and world
Obama administration sends $28 million to aid coal regions
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
Ark Encounter brings biblical story to life: Faith Expressions to showcase Noah’s Ark collection
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
UND hopes to reach the top of the Big Sky this season
UND women's basketball team plans to push pace
DSU men's basketball downed by Minot State in home opener
Arrieta, Cubs even World Series with Game 2 win
Grizzlies slip by Timberwolves in season opener
ERICKSON: False hope and lies from the Trump campaign
MURDOCK: Hillary's new hires would go FAR beyond the Supreme Court
HEDGER: Time to finish the job, for jobs
OMDAHL: Lack of research endangers Marsy's Law
JACOBS: Election could gauge party loyalty in North Dakota
Bernice M. Kuhn
Carol Ann Zimmermann
Martin R. Harnisch
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
January 17, 2015
Public hearing set Tuesday for radioactive waste disposal rules
A proposal to allow more radioactive waste to be disposed of in North Dakota will get its first test Tuesday at a public hearing in Williston. Supporters...
January 17, 2015 - 3:49pm
December 31, 2014
State holding hearings on proposed TENORM rule changes
BISMARCK — The North Dakota Department of Health has scheduled three public hearings for input on proposed TENORM rule changes. Representatives from the Argonne National Laboratory will be present to answer questions on a study they did on TENORM. Written comments can also be submitted...
December 31, 2014 - 6:36pm
December 26, 2014
Bakken outlook: Oil industry faces hurdles in 2015
BISMARCK — With oil prices slipping to their lowest point in more than five years, new state regulations slated to take effect and lawmakers...
December 26, 2014 - 9:36pm
December 20, 2014
Hearing dates set for radioactive oilfield waste rules
BISMARCK — The North Dakota Department of Health has announced the times and locations of three public information sessions and hearings on proposed rules for the disposal and tracking of radioactive oilfield waste. The meetings will take place Jan. 20 at the Williston Area Recreation...
December 20, 2014 - 7:41pm
December 15, 2014
Health Dept. won’t call more meetings on radioactive oilfield waste
BISMARCK — The North Dakota Department of Health has no plans to oblige the Dakota Resource Council’s request Monday to schedule six additional public meetings across the state to take input on proposed rules that would allow for the disposal of radioactive oilfield waste in the...
December 15, 2014 - 11:23pm
August 28, 2014
Environmental groups want access to waste draft study
BISMARCK — Two environmental groups have called for the immediate release of a draft study on the safety and handling of North Dakota’s radioactive oilfield waste that has been found dumped illegally in remote areas. The Dakota Resource Council and the North Dakota Energy Industry...
August 28, 2014 - 9:58pm
April 29, 2014
Jay Almlie: Put science before emotion on the topic of NORM waste
Radioactive waste, NORM waste, “hot” filter socks, illegal dumping. Many attention-grabbing headlines have been written in the past year. What’s it all about? What do these headlines really mean to the public and the North Dakota landscape in which we take such pride? These...
April 29, 2014 - 5:37pm
April 24, 2014
Cleanup crew says dumpsite worse than initial report
NOONAN – A cleanup crew has removed filter socks that were illegally dumped in an abandoned gas station in a remote corner of northwest North Dakota, and discovered that there was about twice as much waste as initially estimated. Secure Energy Services filled two large rolloff...
April 24, 2014 - 4:31pm
April 22, 2014
Owner of radioactive facility has rocky history: State doesn’t check compliance background for that kind of permit
KILLDEER — The operators behind a Killdeer radioactive waste handling facility recently shut down by the state had a rocky history. But that’s not something the health department would catch in the permitting process. The founder of Dyad Environmental, Daniel McNair, and the...
April 22, 2014 - 11:48pm
Glatt: ND’s waste management evolves to meet needs
Many North Dakotans remember when their farm families or relatives dealt with waste by chucking it into a pit or burning it in a barrel right in the yard. As time went on, we realized that these methods were not an appropriate or safe way to dispose of household or farm waste, and...
April 22, 2014 - 6:11pm
April 21, 2014
Dorgan: ND as ‘Superfund’ site: It can happen here
We in North Dakota have one of the world’s hottest economies. Because of a booming oil industry, there’s no unemployment, our population is increasing, and bank vaults are full. We’re the envy of the world, but we’re also on the edge of a man-made ecological disaster. Radioactive...
April 21, 2014 - 7:23pm
April 10, 2014
State clamps down on oilfield waste: Rules specify leak-proof containers for filter socks
BISMARCK – North Dakota announced new rules Wednesday for oilfield waste known as filter socks that aim to prevent the illegal stockpiles of...
April 10, 2014 - 9:50am
April 4, 2014
Know your filter socks: Dunn Co. sheriff warns citizens to stay away if they find potentially radioactive waste
MANNING — After one of his deputies found a filter sock in a roadside ditch last week, Dunn County Sheriff Clay Coker wants the public to know...
April 4, 2014 - 10:59pm
March 19, 2014
Heitkamp tackles oilfield worries in Fargo
FARGO — During Sen. Heidi Heitkamp’s town hall meeting Wednesday at a Fargo middle school, more than a little of the focus was on western North Dakota. Ron Guggisberg, a member of the state House from Fargo and a fire department captain, talked about development in the state’s...
March 19, 2014 - 11:35pm
March 17, 2014
Other views: It’s illegal and it’s radioactive
One of the explanations voiced by at least one North Dakota official regarding discovery of a second illegal dump of low-level radioactive oil field waste, is that there is no in-state disposal site. It costs companies a lot of money to truck the stuff to legal landfills in Colorado...
March 17, 2014 - 7:17pm