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Company accused of violations in February death of Williston worker
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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
Things your wedding server will never tell you
How do you keep a family together after a divorce?
Jung's seventh-inning homer lifts Dickinson Roughriders
From the floor up: Lewis builds on small DSU women’s basketball team in first season as head coach
Dreary day turns ugly for Twins in loss to White Sox
Sixers take guard Fultz with top pick of NBA Draft
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From Russia With Love: A story of Facebook and frustration
Port: The NRA needs to speak out on Philando Castille
Port: Heidi Heitkamp is the most disingenuous politician in North Dakota
Sister Adele (Verena) Wehri
Leona and Lenora Dohrmann
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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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Honoring our Firefighters
UPDATED: Manning fire destroys three homes; no injuries reported
March 25, 2015
Senate Democrats push White House on oil train safety
WASHINGTON - U.S. Senate Democrats on Wednesday urged the White House to implement national oil train safety standards and to do more to control...
March 25, 2015 - 3:53pm
March 24, 2015
House refuses to reconsider bill for rail safety study; opponents say DOT already studying issue
BISMARCK – House Republicans on Tuesday denied a request to reconsider a failed bill that would have required the North Dakota Department of...
March 24, 2015 - 6:20pm
March 23, 2015
As oil trains roll across America, volunteer firefighters face big risk
NEW YORK - Volunteers at the Galena, Illinois, fire department were hosing down the smoldering wreck of a derailed BNSF oil train on the east...
March 23, 2015 - 10:16pm
March 21, 2015
Highway Patrol: Safety, not quotas, a priority
BISMARCK — Around 10:45 a.m. on a recent March day, North Dakota Highway Patrol Trooper Jeremy Rost rolled out of the patrol’s Bismarck regional office. The trooper took his cruiser onto Interstate 94, where the weather was sunny and warm and the traffic was cruising along. About...
March 21, 2015 - 8:35pm
March 14, 2015
Safety first: MBI’s unique program takes oilfield training slow
Troy Ohlhausen never lets the needle on his pickup's speedometer go beyond 10 mph when he's on an oilfield site -- even if the site where he's...
March 14, 2015 - 9:52pm
March 5, 2015
Alliance to address what can be dangerous oil field carbon exposure
BISMARCK -- To monitor crude oil stored on well sites, workers often must climb atop large tanks to open them. "When you first crack open that tank, you're going to get a pretty heady plume," said Eric Brooks, the North Dakota area director of the Occupational Safety and Health...
March 5, 2015 - 1:49pm
February 19, 2015
Badlands bridge plan alters course
MEDORA — A controversial plan to build a bridge over the Little Missouri River in the rugged badlands north of Medora has been altered enough that some of its critics may be satisfied. Off the table are two alternatives that would have put the bridge in the location of the Theodore...
February 19, 2015 - 12:05am
January 15, 2015
Jamestown company cited for not following trench safety guidelines
BISMARCK -- Northern Excavating Co. in Jamestown has been cited by a federal agency for allowing its employees to work in trenches without cave-in protection and safe means to exit the trenches, according to a news release from the Department of Labor. In July 2014, inspectors...
January 15, 2015 - 4:29pm
December 30, 2014
Patrols, lighting to increase on Highway 85 corridor
ALEXANDER, N.D. -- Road safety reviews and increased law enforcement patrols are underway now and into February on the U.S. Highway 85 corridor, according to the North Dakota Department of Transportation. Despite $300 million worth of improvements to the highway with bypasses...
December 30, 2014 - 3:51pm
August 14, 2014
Heitkamp, Wrigley say protecting safety a priority amid economic growth
GRAND FORKS — The biggest challenge facing North Dakota, which boasts the nation’s best economy and fastest-growing population, is maintaining the state’s quality of life, two of the state’s former top legal officials — Sen. Heidi Heitkamp and Lt. Gov. Drew Wrigley — told...
August 14, 2014 - 11:34pm
July 23, 2014
Thank you to OSHA, Brooks for Bakken safety blitz
North Dakota OSHA Area Director Eric Brooks announced last week that OSHA will be sending extra enforcement staff to North Dakota to conduct a safety blitz, focusing on the oil, gas and construction industries. On behalf of the Missouri Slope Labor Council, AFL-CIO, I wanted to publicly...
July 23, 2014 - 7:33pm