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Charges filed after film crew held at protest camp
Jury finds ND man guilty of murdering man by stabbing him in the heart
Negotiations between protesters, law enforcement break down
Jury debating murder fate of Spirit Lake Nation man accused of stabbing man in heart
DPS under investigation, parent alleges rooms used without parental consent
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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
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
Trinity volleyball earns win on senior night over Beach
Blue Hawks, Black Hills State to renew old rivalry
Heart River to add baseball in spring
Former UND standouts make NHL debuts, more to come
Wild use another second-period explosion to blow past Bruins
OMDAHL: Lack of research endangers Marsy's Law
JACOBS: Election could gauge party loyalty in North Dakota
Forum editorial: Re-elect Cramer to House
Our View: This time for president, none of the above
Port: Standing Rock has set themselves up to lose big
Elizabeth "Liz" Bobb
Carol Ann Zimmermann
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 3, 2014
OSHA: Man dies after being struck by pipe on rig near Williston
A man died on a rig site north of Williston on Tuesday after being struck in the head by a section of drilling pipe. The incident occurred around 1:45 p.m. at the site off 60th Street Northwest, about 10 miles north of Williston and a mile west of Highway 85 and Highway 2. Bismarck...
January 3, 2014 - 8:37pm
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
Precision Drilling rig near Killdeer collapses
Workers were busy Friday afternoon tearing down a rig that collapsed Wednesday northwest of Killdeer. North Dakota Department of Mineral Resources...
March 29, 2013 - 5:34pm
February 10, 2013
FOTB: Company man is a woman: Exception to the gender rule sometimes causes confusion
ARNEGARD -- Newcomers to the drilling rig Jennifer Olsen supervises are surprised to see a woman sitting in the company man's chair. "Every...
February 10, 2013 - 12:00am
January 22, 2013
Fracking death ruled accidental, caused by chest, abdominal injuries
BISMARCK - A Duluth, Minn., man who died at a hydraulic fracturing site Saturday died of chest and abdominal injuries when he was hit by oilfield equipment, the North Dakota Medical Examiner's Office said in a report issued Tuesday. The report of death for Mike Krajewski, 49, who...
January 22, 2013 - 5:04pm
January 21, 2013
Minn. man killed, Halliday man injured in accident at hydraulic fracturing site
A Duluth, Minn., man who died in an accident at a hydraulic fracturing site Saturday north of Watford City, was a family man and Air Force veteran...
January 21, 2013 - 8:34am
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
December 16, 2012
ERF helps keep communication up for oil and gas industry
More and more energy companies stationed in the Bakken seem to have a cloud following them around lately. No, it's not a dark cloud, but a computing cloud. After all, when you're in the oil and gas exploration business, you sometimes find yourself set up in some pretty remote areas. Although...
December 16, 2012 - 12:00am
December 14, 2012
OSHA still investigating August oil field death of Dickinson man
Results of an investigation into the death of a Dickinson man at an oil field site near Killdeer in August are expected to be released late next...
December 14, 2012 - 12:00am
Well spews oily mist near Parshall
PARSHALL -- An oil well that began to malfunction Wednesday evening continued to spray a mist of oil into the air late Thursday but is expected...
December 14, 2012 - 12:00am
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
November 14, 2012
Update: No injuries in oil rig collapse north of Belfield
An oil rig north of Belfield off of Highway 85 is shown Wednesday morning. A Nabors Well Service representative said no one was injured in the...
November 14, 2012 - 10:57am
October 6, 2012
Alaska company brings workers to Dickinson; Cruz Energy employees enjoy the people, have housing issues
North Dakota State University graduate John Carlson didn't know what to expect when he returned to the Peace Garden State over the summer after...
October 6, 2012 - 12:00am
September 19, 2012
ND senator proposes fracking legislation
WILLISTON -- North Dakota Sen. John Hoeven announced Tuesday he will introduce this week new hydraulic fracturing legislation that would give...
September 19, 2012 - 12:00am
September 17, 2012
Utah man dies after ND Oil Patch explosion
WILLISTON (AP) -- A Utah man has died of injuries suffered in an oil rig explosion in western North Dakota. The Mountrail County Sheriff's Office said in a statement that Jeffery Kinkaid, 29, of Nephi, Utah, died Friday. He was injured in an explosion Sept. 4 at a rig site southwest...
September 17, 2012 - 8:53am