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Video: Devils Lake missionaries detained in Venezuela on their way back to U.S.
What’s the beef with meat?
Working while expecting: Pregnancy discrimination claims more common in low-wage, male-dominated jobs
Farmers hopeful about drone rules
Municipal and Stark County Courts: Cases Closed Feb. 13-23
Pipeline company didn’t use remote sensors before leak
Decision on plastic plant location may be delayed
Oklahoma company sets sights on ending flaring in Bakken
Brent approaches $61: ND rig count continues to fall
Obama explains Keystone XL pipeline veto in interview with WDAY’s Kealy
Our View: Innovation of byproducts next step for ND energy
Letter: Dickinson needs to control growth in face of oil slowdown
Letter: Pruett sentencing a glimpse into a larger problem
Letter: Thank Obama for Keystone XL veto
Veeder: ND musicians gather to celebrate what they do
Gwen Sebastian to debut new single
Kat Perkins coming back to Medora
Chamber choir to perform
Take the Yellow Brick Road to Oz this weekend
Hope: Let's just cheat!
John Michael Shjeflo
Matilda "Tillie" Faulhaber
Preparing for Region 7 battle
‘The Acacia and Keana Show’: Dickinson’s Fossum, Kudrna take first, runner-up at state gymnastics
Golden Eagles rally for win over Blue Hawks
Gasol helps Grizzlies top Timberwolves
Improving a county seat: Unincorporated Manning, the small seat of Dunn County, not immune to oil boom growth
Gatekeepers of the refinery: Lab plays large role at Dakota Prairie Refining
Coming soon: Killdeer plans for massive investment this year
Fixing connections in the oilfield: Dakota Energy Technologies repairs threads on drill pipe connections
High Plains Cultural Center serves community that built it
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