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The Daily 202: Mick Mulvaney's confession highlights the corrosive influence of money in politics
Places that write lots of tickets for distracted driving also have lower fatal crash rates, analysis finds
'I thought I was done': George H.W. Bush faced death at 20 during WWII
Fargo elementary students play reporter as they ask Gov. Burgum about his job
Federal judge: Trump administration must accept new DACA applicants
crime and courts
nation and world
The new Gmail sends self-destructing emails - and nudges you to reply to mom
Next threat stalking American farmers is the end of cheap money
Veteran receives penis, scrotum transplant in surgery doctors hail as a medical first
Why are tens of thousands of Americans still driving around with explosive devices in their cars?
Dakota Growers Pasta Company parent company eyes shift in brand group
place a business brief
Flaring policy changes keep benchmarks but give ND oil industry flexibility
Trump announces support for year-round E15 sales
Trump ethanol moves may be worse for farmers than soy tariff
Oil companies differ on plans to drill near Lake Sakakawea
State makes recommendations on federal carbon regulations
Wild Mushroom Crostini recipe can be tailored to occasion
When it comes to wine, what are tannins?
COMMENTARY: Why we won't take a break from learning
'Tase me, and you'll see what happens,' an American Airlines flier said. Police did - 10 times.
An afternoon of fun: kids fair has a western theme
Local talent impress at Pankratz Invite
Midgets wilt in doubleheader losses to Bismarck Century
Over the fence: McNeilly’s grand slam sends Midgets over Coyotes
Vikings not sure they'll pick offensive guard
Berrios scoreless streak comes to an end against Yanks
Commentary: Sen. Heitkamp pretends at the accessibility North Dakotans demand
Commentary: Heitkamp chief of staff, without irony, says the senator’s key to success is to 'get out and talk to people'
Commentary: If Democrats want more say over North Dakota’s budget they should try winning some elections
1963 Impala was beautiful, but it fell apart
Commentary: The politics of North Dakota's big bad budget bind
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Maximilian Pio Steckler
Rep. Josh Boschee
Louis L. Owen
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New weightlifting studio sees early success
A beautiful backyard
Veterans Pavilion, for those who served
New Methodist church honors past, anticipates future
Dairy farming is not only a job, but a lifestyle
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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
January 15, 2015
State: Brine spill reached Missouri River
WILLISTON — Brine escaped from a leak in a saltwater disposal line in Williams County has reached the Missouri River, the North Dakota Department of Health said Thursday. Summit Midstream owns the line but it’s operated by subsidiary Meadowlark Midstream Company. The rupture...
January 15, 2015 - 11:22pm
November 18, 2014
Oil, saltwater spill contained in McKenzie County
ALEXANDER, N.D. -- Four barrels of oil and 317 barrels of saltwater was spilled and has been contained 5 miles north of Alexander in McKenzie County in western North Dakota. Whiting Oil and Gas reported the spill Monday at the Taylor 14-7H central tank battery was due to a frozen...
November 18, 2014 - 11:09am
Garber reaches plea deal in dumping case
BISMARCK — A plea agreement has been reached in a case for a man who allegedly dumped thousands of gallons of saltwater illegally. Nathan Garber, Kalispell, Mont., was charged with violations of the federal Safe Drinking Water Act and false statements after continuing to use a...
September 18, 2014 - 11:34pm
July 30, 2014
Oil, saltwater spills in Mountrail County
ROSS -- An oil and saltwater spill in Mountrail County has been contained, a media release from the North Dakota Oil and Gas Division said. Statoil Oil & Gas L.P. reported Tuesday that 427 barrels of oil and 142 barrels of saltwater were released, contained and recovered at...
July 30, 2014 - 10:53am
July 16, 2014
Taylor: New leadership for new realities
Last week, a faulty pipeline released 1 million gallons of saltwater — a brine up to 30 times saltier than seawater — down a ravine heading towards Lake Sakakawea.
July 16, 2014 - 6:14pm
July 10, 2014
Leaving a trail: Million gallon saltwater spill leaves trail of dead vegetation
MANDAREE — A pipeline leak in a remote area near the Missouri River is estimated to have spilled more than 1 million gallons of saltwater and...
July 10, 2014 - 10:33pm
July 9, 2014
Pipeline company says spill contained: Three Affiliated Tribes to take over investigation on leak into Missouri River
MANDAREE — The owner of a pipeline that is leaking near the Missouri River said Wednesday that the leak has been contained. In a statement issued Wednesday, Crestwood Midstream Partners said an emergency response team has been on site and “working around the clock” to implement...
July 9, 2014 - 10:46pm
April 15, 2014
Truck driver charged with illegal oilfield dumping: Wyoming company could face more than $1M in penalties
WILLISTON — Criminal charges have been filed against a truck driver accused of illegally dumping oilfield waste in western North Dakota, and...
April 15, 2014 - 11:28am
April 10, 2014
State clamps down on oilfield waste: Rules specify leak-proof containers for filter socks
BISMARCK – North Dakota announced new rules Wednesday for oilfield waste known as filter socks that aim to prevent the illegal stockpiles of...
April 10, 2014 - 9:50am
February 26, 2014
600 barrels of brine leak in Dunn Co., all now recovered
About 600 barrels of brine, or saltwater, leaked from piping at a Dunn County saltwater disposal well Tuesday and were recovered, the North Dakota Department of Mineral Resources announced Wednesday. Belfield-based MBI Energy Services reported the leak at the site about 16 miles...
February 26, 2014 - 12:36pm
February 11, 2014
Brine flows into tributary, but state says spill contained
BISMARCK -- Brine released from a McKenzie County oilfield site reached a tributary of Lonesome Creek, but the spill was contained, the North Dakota Department of Health reported. RIM Operating Inc. reported that 250 barrels -- 10,500 gallons -- of produced saltwater, a byproduct...
February 11, 2014 - 12:51pm
January 27, 2014
Saltwater piping leak reported in Williams Co.
About 280 barrels of saltwater leaked but were contained and recovered at a well in Williams County on Friday, the North Dakota Oil and Gas Division announced Monday. Kodiak Oil and Gas, the operator of the well, reported the piping leak on Monday. The well site is about 20 miles...
January 27, 2014 - 2:37pm
January 24, 2014
New map makes North Dakota oil, saltwater spill data interactive
An independent cartographer has put 14 years of oilfield spill data in a new format, but not everyone says it tells the whole story. Bozeman,...
January 24, 2014 - 11:40pm
January 23, 2014
Saltwater spill reported near Montana border
A spill that released approximately 320 barrels of saltwater was reported Thursday about 25 miles southwest of Watford City, the North Dakota Department of Mineral Resources Oil and Gas Division stated in a release. The spill — which was reported to state officials by Alturas...
January 23, 2014 - 3:48pm