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Lawsuit seeks decision on Lake Sakakawea mineral rights, royalties
ND Supreme Court rules against Larimore bus, train crash victims on damages cap
Florida man pleads not guilty to sexual assault-related charges
Fargo lawmaker involved in gay dating app controversy to seek re-election
Northern Minnesota siblings win $22.8 million lottery prize
crime and courts
nation and world
After historic college basketball upset, Little Caesar’s announces free pizza giveaway to everyone in America
High school project for warming calves turns into business plan
'Netflix for oil' setting stage for $1 trillion data battle
Self-driving Uber strikes and kills pedestrian in Arizona
COLUMN: Let the market decide: Organic and economics
place a business brief
Geology is destiny: A Q&A with John Bluemle
Badlands energy development focus of film
Why are gas prices going up?
Keystone XL pipeline gets enough shipper pledges to proceed
ND oil production moves into growth mode
Where communities thrive: Megan Klassen shares love of Dickinson through her work
So many cartons, so little time: A guide to grocery store eggs
Enriching people's lives: Carrie Zimmerman takes leadership role
Cookies for the veterans
Crop failure on the kitchen table
Carter's OT tally leads Kings past Wild
Miners wrap up season with fifth-place state tournament finish
DSU baseball earns first win of season
Kram, Klaman earn all-state honors
Dillon named NSAA player-of-the-week
Commentary: Anti-corruption ballot measure activists, flush with out of state money, Looking to hire professional signature collectors
Shout out to our teachers
How little -- not big -- moments remind you about living
Staging your home not as easy as you think
COMMENTARY: Schools shouldn't have excused students for anti-gun protests
Mary Eve Thomas
Ernest "Ernie" Heidecker
Jerome M. Tveter
Supporting Denny McNamara
We need Denny McNamara
A Personal Note From Denny
Dairy farming is not only a job, but a lifestyle
Tilted Tulip, many things for many people
New clothing store opens in Bowman
Dickinson 4-H and FFA chapters continue to prepare students
Viola LaFontaine leads Mott-Regent schools, set to retire at the end of the year
2018 Best Of The Western Edge Winners
5 places close to home to consider for your spring vacation
30 under 30
August 10, 2016
400 barrels of saltwater released near Dickinson
BISMARCK—The North Dakota Oil and Gas Division has been notified of a contained release at the K.R. 1-14 well site about three miles southwest of Dickinson. Denbury Onshore reported that 400 barrels of saltwater were released, contained and recovered from the oil well site....
August 10, 2016 - 11:20pm
June 17, 2016
Landowners sue oil company over spills
ANTLER, N.D. – A Bottineau county couple who can no longer farm some of their land because of repeated saltwater spills filed a lawsuit this...
June 17, 2016 - 3:11pm
June 16, 2016
Salt water spills in Renville County
MOHALL -- A valve leaked caused a spill of about 210 barrels, or 8,8210 gallons, of saltwater to leak Tuesday from an oil site in Renville County, the North Dakota Department of Health said Thursday. The leak occurred at a site operated by Zargon Oil about 7 miles south of Mohall...
June 16, 2016 - 1:41pm
May 9, 2016
Spill reported north of Parshall
PARSHALL – An equipment failure caused 259 barrels, or 10,878 gallons, of saltwater to release from a site about 7 miles north of Parshall on Saturday, the Oil and Gas Division said Monday.
May 9, 2016 - 2:52pm
December 16, 2015
McFeely: North Dakota has given John Oliver more material
FARGO Maybe it’s time for John Oliver to eviscerate North Dakota again. Apparently those who oversee the state’s oil industry haven’t learned...
December 16, 2015 - 10:00pm
Saltwater release reported at Billings County tank battery
BISMARCK -- About 250 barrels of saltwater were released, contained and recovered at a central tank battery about 13 miles north of Medora in Billings County, a North Dakota Oil and Gas Division release stated. White Rock Oil & Gas, LLC reported Friday that the saltwater leaked...
November 16, 2015 - 12:13pm
October 9, 2015
Salt water spill reported in McKenzie County
BISMARCK -- A saltwater spill at a site operated by Hillstone Environmental Partners, LLC in McKenzie County was reported to The North Dakota Department of Health Wednesday at noon. Initial estimates indicate approximately 800 barrels of brine were released as a result of the...
October 9, 2015 - 6:20pm
August 21, 2015
Funding for saltwater remediation pilot project recommended
BISMARCK -- Funding for a pilot program on remediation of land spoiled by oil-drilling saltwater pits was recommended Thursday by the North Dakota Oil and Gas Research Program board. The board passes its recommendation of awarding $500,000 to the Energy and Environmental Research...
August 21, 2015 - 10:29am
May 18, 2015
Spill bill gets second look: Big leak from small pipeline puts focus on saltwater lines
Legislators will work with industry to come up with better safeguards for saltwater lines in North Dakota after a 4-inch line caused the biggest saltwater spill of this oil boom. The magnitude of that spill -- 3 million gallons -- may put more focus on these smaller water lines. The...
May 18, 2015 - 3:02pm
March 23, 2015
PSC to hold hearing in Crosby over proposed Meadowlark Midstream pipeline
CROSBY, N.D. – The North Dakota Public Service Commission will hold a public hearing on Monday for a crude oil pipeline proposed by a company cleaning up after a major saltwater pipeline spill near Williston. Meadowlark Midstream Co. proposes to construct a 46-mile pipeline...
March 23, 2015 - 6:57pm
Failed valve leads to spill in Ray
BISMARCK - A failed valve led to an oil and saltwater spill in northwest North Dakota. Landtech Enterprises reported Friday that an estimated 15 barrels of oil was released and contained about 5 miles east of Ray, the North Dakota Oil and Gas Division said in a news release. ...
March 23, 2015 - 3:19pm
March 18, 2015
Spill reported at site with history of spills
MAXBASS — A company involved in a legal action with a Bottineau County landowner reported another spill Wednesday at the same saltwater disposal well with a history of spills.
March 18, 2015 - 10:35pm
March 7, 2015
Still in the family: Need for dams on their ranch started Baranko Bros.' earth-moving company
It was a dam quandary. Nearing 50 years ago, two brothers wanted a network of stock dams constructed on the family ranch so they could run...
March 7, 2015 - 10:03pm
February 10, 2015
Company updates saltwater spill cleanup
WILLISTON – Cleanup crews have removed nearly 6 million gallons of water from the site of a pipeline rupture north of here, but a large amount of that water is believed to be snowmelt and freshwater from Blacktail Creek. Meadowlark Midstream, a subsidiary of Summit Midstream,...
February 10, 2015 - 4:09pm
February 6, 2015
‘Landmark’ bill proposes sweeping changes for N.D. oil and saltwater gathering pipelines
BISMARCK – A House committee gave a unanimous thumbs-up Friday to what members said is a “landmark” bill that will strengthen North Dakota’s regulation of oil and saltwater gathering pipelines and help to clean up past spills. House Bill 1358 combines parts of four other...
February 6, 2015 - 4:41pm