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Foundation may fall short of funds for Richardton nursing home
Nebraska man sentenced for sexually exploiting minors
South Dakota Highway Patrol to strictly enforce new 80 mph speed limit
New middle school designed with change in mind
North Dakota House approves legislator residency study
New rules take effect for Bakken crude: Will they improve safety?
North Dakota's new oil train safety checks seen missing risks
Marred by recent spill, pipeline company outlines next project
Company seeks flaring exemptions: XTO Energy wants 140 wells excused from rule
Schlumberger: Prudence the new normal for U.S. oil
Holten: The reason barns are red
Letter: E-cigs need more restrictions
Jacobs: ‘ND exceptionalism’ explains much about state
Other Views: Don’t be fooled by e-cig hype
Jolie’s message resonates with all women
Rolling Stones to play in Minneapolis on June 3
Patrick Hope: Jurassic snark
April is knocking: Gather those tax form if you have not filed
Bad bets: Compulsive gambling can snare people, devastate lives
How to avoid seasonal pressure to gamble
Dorothy P. Ficek
Dorothy P. Ficek
Gerald "Jerry" Schmidt
Saints down Blue Hawks
Twins’ Boyer turns basement sessions with ex-pitcher Byrd into a spot on roster
Blue Hawks take two wins over Hastings, Dakota Wesleyan
Blue Hawks track gets 3 national qualifiers
Continuing a family tradition: Woroniecki family of rural Hebron has been raising cattle, caring for the land for more than a century
Tiny Taylor experiences growth
Growing steadily: Richardton undergoing big changes as oil’s sprawl drives development, growth
Envisioning the future: Hettinger Extension Center scientists try to determine what’s important to producers
Elevator evolution: Technology changing how elevators like Southwest Grain operate
August 26, 2012
FOTB: Boom means money, stress for rig leader
WILLISTON -- North Dakota's oil boom has Terry Tinnes torn. On one hand, Tinnes makes more money than he knows what to do with while working...
news / oil
August 26, 2012 - 12:00am
August 23, 2012
Explosion at oil well burns two men
WILLISTON - Two men were seriously burned in an oil well explosion Wednesday in McKenzie County. According to a release from the McKenzie County Sheriff's Office, the explosion was reported at 12:05 p.m. Wednesday. Bruce Ford, 52, and Rod Law, 48, were working at the well owned...
Energy / local / news / oil
August 23, 2012 - 1:54pm
March 5, 2012
Utah man dies in oil rig fall in North Dakota
STANLEY (AP) -- A Utah man died in a fall at an oil rig in northwestern North Dakota. Mountrail County Sheriff Ken Halvorson says 22-year-old Jason McDonald of Vernal, Utah, died Friday night when he fell 80 feet from an oil derrick northeast of Stanley and landed on the rig platform. McDonald...
Energy / local / news / oil
March 5, 2012 - 9:50am
January 9, 2012
Update: Man dies at oil site in Dunn County over weekend; cause of death unknown
A man in his early 20s died at a Dunn County oil well-site over the weekend but the cause of death is unclear, the Occupational Safety and Health Administration Bismarck Office confirmed Monday, but had few other details. "We were informed there was a fatality that occurred in Dunn...
Energy / local / oil
January 9, 2012 - 2:05pm
September 16, 2011
2 remain hospitalized from ND oil well explosion
BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) -- Two North Dakota men remain hospitalized in a Minnesota burn center Friday after an oil well explosion Wednesday near Willison. Two other men, 21-year-old Brendan Wegner of Montello, Wis., and Ray Hardy, of Mohal, have died from the well explosion that happened...
Energy / news / oil
September 16, 2011 - 2:24pm
2 killed in oil rig explosion
BISMARCK (AP) -- An explosion at a newly drilled oil well in western North Dakota killed two workers and severely injured two others, officials said. The fatal fire was one of two oil field-related blazes reported in the Williston area Wednesday. The other was much smaller and no...
news / oil
September 16, 2011 - 12:00am
April 28, 2010
Burning of oil at leak in Gulf poised to start
NEW ORLEANS (AP) -- Crews were poised to begin setting fire to oil leaking from the site of an exploded drilling rig in the Gulf of Mexico on Wednesday, a last-ditch effort to get rid of it before it reaches environmentally sensitive marshlands on the coast. A 500-foot boom will...
Energy / oil
April 28, 2010 - 3:44pm
April 25, 2010
The good and bad of life on an offshore oil rig
PORT FOURCHON, La. (AP) -- Life on an oil rig in the Gulf of Mexico has come a long way since the black gold was discovered underwater here 60 years ago. Living for weeks on a platform the size of two football fields some 50 miles from the mainland can be comfortable and cushy, with...
April 25, 2010 - 11:18am
March 4, 2009
Big rig full of light bulbs hijacked
WHITTIER, Calif. (AP) -- The California Highway Patrol says three men hijacked a truck hauling energy-efficient light bulbs and left the driver tied up on the side of the road. CHP Officer Joe Zizi says the hijacking happened early Wednesday in Whittier, about 25 miles southeast...
March 4, 2009 - 11:23am
February 2, 2009
3 oil field workers killed in accidents
Three men have died in Wyoming's oil fields over the past month or so. Fremont County Coroner Ed McAuslan says 54-year-old Charles MacLachlan, of Mannford, Okla., died at a drilling rig site north of Shoshoni on Dec. 31. The coroner's report says MacLachlan was crushed by a trailer...
February 2, 2009 - 7:55am