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Flynn to invoke Fifth Amendment right in Russia probe
'The Bachelorette' premiere: Everything you need to know about Rachel Lindsay's season
Port: This is how you inspire a lack of respect for authority
Memorial Day gas prices higher than last year, but still low overall
'The Greatest Show on Earth' takes its final bow amid tears and thunderous applause
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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
DHS speech team places second at state
Swift: North Dakota proves to be just one sprawling small town
Dickinson High names graduation speakers
Trinity commencement speakers named
I'm a recovering control freak - it makes dating even harder
Bradley's 3-pointer gives Celtics improbable win over Cavs
Own goal burns Minnesota United in loss to Galaxy
Royals reliever Maness glad to be healthy again
Twins pound Royals to earn doubleheader split
Horschel outlasts Day in playoff to win Nelson event
Mike McFeely: For Ailes, the goal was to turn back the clock
Coming Home: A trip to the sale barn proves the best days can't be planned
Pinke Post: The purpose of trophies in the box
Minding our Elders: Family caregiver needs recognition from siblings
Growing Together: Separating hardy from non-hardy when shopping trees and shrubs
Bernadette "Bernie" Axtman
Linda C. Wagner
Heidt and Horner plan wedding
Kristianson and Kilwein
Olson and Steffan
Engagement: Pottorff and Schank
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
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April 21, 2017
Oil industry, state at odds over royalty payments
BISMARCK — The oil industry is working to avoid paying higher royalties to North Dakota by backing an amendment in a complex bill being...
April 21, 2017 - 7:57pm
October 26, 2016
Cramer happy in Congress: Cramer wouldn’t rule out role in Trump cabinet
U.S. Rep. Kevin Cramer, R-N.D., would prefer to remain in Congress even if offered a position on Donald Trump’s cabinet, if Trump wins the...
October 26, 2016 - 9:57pm
August 19, 2016
Ness: Protests are impeding progress, safety
BISMARCK -- Oil and gas development has led to a revitalization of rural North Dakota, bringing new businesses to the region, more jobs and employees,...
August 19, 2016 - 2:36pm
August 16, 2016
Washington city rescinds proposed oil train restrictions
SPOKANE, Wash.—A city in eastern Washington has backed down from a proposal to fine railroad companies for hauling crude oil and coal through town, a move that was welcomed by a group representing North Dakota's oil industry. The Spokane City Council voted in late July to ask...
August 16, 2016 - 8:38pm
June 2, 2016
Insight: June 2, 2016
On this week's Insight Brock White and Dustin Monke discuss Donald Trump's visit to North Dakota and Dustin talks with president of the North...
June 2, 2016 - 10:21pm
May 24, 2016
Low prices mean smaller crowd at oil conference but optimism persists
BISMARCK – Low oil prices tempered the mood as this year’s Williston Basin Petroleum Conference opened Tuesday, but some in the industry...
May 24, 2016 - 1:17pm
April 10, 2016
Landowners backing new oil safety rules, but costs worry industry
WILLISTON – New rules proposed for the oil and gas industry aim to reduce spills and minimize impacts to the environment, state regulators say. But some of the new regulations would cost North Dakota’s oil industry as much as $16 million to implement at a time when operators are...
April 10, 2016 - 6:00am
March 15, 2016
ND tax revenues fall short of lower forecast again; more budget cuts possible
BISMARCK – North Dakota tax revenues fell short of lowered expectations for the second straight month in February, raising the prospect of another round of budget cuts and prompting a warning from an industry official Tuesday that the worst is yet to come as slumping crude prices...
March 15, 2016 - 3:24pm
March 11, 2016
Oil industry wary of new federal emissions proposal
WILLISTON -– North Dakota’s oil industry says proposed federal regulations to reduce methane emissions could have a “dramatic” impact on the Bakken, but state regulators say it’s too early to know how they will respond. President Barack Obama and Canadian Prime Minister...
March 11, 2016 - 5:04pm
February 16, 2016
ND considers new oil, gas rules, Regulations aim to reduce spills
BISMARCK – North Dakota is considering new oil and gas rules aimed at regulating pipelines and reducing spills, but the proposals would cost...
February 16, 2016 - 6:45pm
January 22, 2016
ND advisory group bearish on oil for new revenue forecast
BISMARCK – With budget cuts for state agencies all but certain, an advisory group took a conservative approach Friday in predicting how slumping...
January 22, 2016 - 5:30pm
January 18, 2016
Letter: Ness’ op-ed filled with deception
If anyone read Ron Ness’ recent op-ed on spills, it would be wise to remember he is a defender of the oil industry, not a representative of reality. His listed “statistics” are deceiving. The regular person’s viewpoint and/or interpretation is this: His quote on low percentage...
January 18, 2016 - 10:43pm
January 8, 2016
Ness: Setting the facts straight on spills
BISMARCK — North Dakota has a very strict regulatory system, and it is often one that is looked at by other states — and in some cases, other...
January 8, 2016 - 6:54pm
January 6, 2016
Oil industry claim on flaring progress doesn’t reflect full picture
WILLISTON, N.D. – North Dakota's oil industry significantly reduced flaring last year, but the decrease may not be as substantial as an industry leader portrayed it in Fargo this week. Ron Ness, president of the North Dakota Petroleum Council, said during a Fargo Moorhead West Fargo...
January 6, 2016 - 5:18pm
October 29, 2015
Iraqi delegation visits Bakken to study gas capture
BISMARCK -- A delegation from the Iraq Ministry of Oil and the U.S. Department of Energy visited North Dakota this week to study technologies that are capturing natural gas. The delegation met with officials in Bismarck and then toured sites in the Williston area to study gas...
October 29, 2015 - 3:45pm