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Third West Fargo high school, middle school effort on back burner for now
Russia sanctions bill remains stalled in U.S. Congress
Saving lives in the air: Sanford AirMed in Dickinson helps save lives with the use of a plane
Grass fire burns 10 acres near Dickinson
Inmate caught in Arkansas after 32 years on the lam
crime and courts
nation and world
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
Playing the music of a bygone era
Celebrating 20 years of Family Fun Day
Big & Rich to headline Roughrider concert
Things your wedding server will never tell you
Wild sign Olofsson to two-year contract
Second all-star trip would be 'a blessing' for Santana
Roughriders split final day in Omaha
Arizona judge jails Vikings WR for one day in alcohol case
Harvick makes strong case as NASCAR title contender
Port: Heidi Heitkamp blasted in the New York Times for being 'uninterested in sexism and misogyny'
AstroBob: Fireflies - green sparks in the dark
Jessie Veeder: To have my little sister along with me
Forget multi-tasking. Here's how to monotask like a boss
Column: How can we lift the tension between law enforcement and motorists of color?
Reuben E. Pladsen
Virgil H. Heidecker
Raphael "Ralph" Brinster
Heidt and Horner plan wedding
Staff at Bully Pulpit Golf Course are ready for the season to begin
Recipe for good: Elks' eatery, events help fund scholarships, youth activities
Hidden gem: Medora officials work all year in preparation for the busy summer season
Boots Bar & Grill ready for another exciting season
Health & Wellness
Spring Lawn and Garden
Worlds Greatest City Wide Garage Sale
Honoring our Firefighters
Burgum proclaims statewide fire and drought emergency
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