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Police: Shots fired at law officers, protesters pepper sprayed as protest site turns tense
ND man gets 19 years for killing co-worker, dumping body in field
Winning in court, losing on the ground: uncertainty clouds U.S. voting rights
1 killed, 1 injured in crash near Wahpeton
Woman accused of chasing 11-year-old with stun gun
crime and courts
nation and world
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
Ark Encounter brings biblical story to life: Faith Expressions to showcase Noah’s Ark collection
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
UND hopes to reach the top of the Big Sky this season
UND women's basketball team plans to push pace
DSU men's basketball downed by Minot State in home opener
Arrieta, Cubs even World Series with Game 2 win
Grizzlies slip by Timberwolves in season opener
ERICKSON: False hope and lies from the Trump campaign
MURDOCK: Hillary's new hires would go FAR beyond the Supreme Court
HEDGER: Time to finish the job, for jobs
OMDAHL: Lack of research endangers Marsy's Law
JACOBS: Election could gauge party loyalty in North Dakota
Martin R. Harnisch
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
June 24, 2016
Authorities release name of Michigan oilfield worker who died Monday
ROSS, N.D. – The oilfield worker who died Monday after being struck by equipment has been identified as Paul William Green II, 36, of Alger, Mich., the Mountrail County Sheriff’s Office said. Green was pronounced dead at a well site about 4½ miles northeast of Ross after a deputy...
June 24, 2016 - 2:55pm
November 23, 2015
Hess finishes work to ease excess flaring
TIOGA, N.D. – Crews completed maintenance work at the Hess Tioga Gas Plant over the weekend after days of significant natural gas flaring in...
November 23, 2015 - 5:45pm
November 18, 2015
Ross, Fehr receive state school board awards
Dickinson School Board members Leslie Ross received awards at the recent North Dakota School Boards Association annual convention. * Ross received the Veteran Board Member Award with distinction. * Fehr received the Master Board Member Award with distinction. NDSBA recognizes board...
November 18, 2015 - 5:37pm
October 28, 2015
Public comment opens for proposed oilfield waste landfill
ROSS, N.D. – The State Department of Health opened a 30-day public comment period Wednesday for a proposed 39-acre oilfield waste landfill that would be located 3 miles south of Ross in Mountrail County. The Black Mallard Disposal Facility would primarily accept solidified drill...
October 28, 2015 - 5:22pm
October 27, 2015
4 injured in Monday accident involving 6 vehicles
ROSS -- Foggy and wet conditions on U.S. Highway 2 Monday morning led to four people being injured in a six-vehicle accident near mile marker 83 about 1 mile east of Ross. A 2013 Freightliner semi truck drive by Jose Lopez, 68, was turning left across Highway 2 around 6:35 a.m....
October 27, 2015 - 11:13am
January 19, 2015
Oil treater fire injures two
A fire at an oil treater near Ross on Friday injured two men. The fire was reported about 1 p.m. at the Oasis Petroleum well site about 5 miles southwest of Ross, according to a release from the Mountrail County Sheriff’s Department. Riverside Welding employees Kyle Stipcich,...
January 19, 2015 - 3:38pm
October 23, 2014
Failed valve causes saltwater spill near Ross
BISMARCK -- A failed valve caused a tank to spill 830 barrels of saltwater near Ross in western North Dakota. Statoil Oil & Gas LP reported the incident about 6 miles southwest of Ross in Mountrail County on Wednesday, according to the North Dakota Oil and Gas Division. The...
October 23, 2014 - 11:02am
June 27, 2014
Lightning strike causes oil, salt water spill
ROSS -- A lightning strike at 4:30 a.m. Friday caused 580 barrels of oil and 1,800 barrels of salt water to be released near Ross in Mountrail County, according to the North Dakota Oil and Gas Division. The strike at a salt water disposal well caused a still-smoldering fire, which...
June 27, 2014 - 5:01pm
June 13, 2014
Brine spill reported in Mountrail County releases 258 barrels
ROSS - The North Dakota Department of Health has reported a brine spill in Mountrail County, according to a press release. A tank on a Statoil well site six miles southwest of Ross overflowed, releasing 258 barrels of brine, according to an initial report. All of the spill has...
June 13, 2014 - 5:41pm
January 10, 2014
Letter: Praying for safe water in Ross, rest of Oil Patch
When I attended the meeting between Lynn Helms and the Mountrail County commissioners to discuss how it came to be that an oil waste pit was built above a drinking water well for the city of Ross, I was both inspired by our commissioners’ clear mission to protect creation, and disgusted...
January 10, 2014 - 11:45pm
January 2, 2014
Officials question how waste pit was put near water
ROSS — Officials in Mountrail County say state regulators “dropped the ball” when a field inspector approved an oilfield waste pit too close to the water well for the city of Ross. The pit is no longer in use, but the situation is prompting local officials to meet with Department...
January 2, 2014 - 9:35pm