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Baby born to N.D. woman with Zika virus 'absolutely fine'
Nigerian artist paints mural on New England's St. Mary's Catholic Church
Dickinson REC agricultural field days set
Vampire-obsessed trucker arrested for kidnapping in Moorhead pleads guilty in Utah
Belfield man killed in crash near Medora
crime and courts
nation and world
Exec: Davis Refinery not affected by Dakota Prairie Refinery sale
Money to oil impact grant fund beginning to rebound
Williston crew camps remain in limbo
Dakota Prairie Refinery sold to Tesoro at a loss, hurt by oil price slump
SEC: Texas 'Frack Master' bilked investors out of millions
VIDEO: Local students prepare for 'The Frog Prince'
VIDEO: Taste-testing the ‘new’ Pizza Corner pizza
Jackie Hope: Dickinson native writes ND-inspired steampunk fiction
Veeder: Reaping what I sowed with garden boasting
Kat Perkins releases musical tribute to late singer and friend Christina Grimmie
Jorda anchoring Roughriders’ defense at third base
Roughriders split with Fargo Post 400
Twins’ late rally falls short at White Sox
Suddenly, Timberwolves are an alluring free-agent destination
Minnesota players, coaches remember Summitt’s legacy
Port: AG says Williston broke open meeting law during man camp ban talks
Holten: Your purpose in life
Other Views: Supreme Court’s abortion decision consistent
Ahlin: Collins, Heitkamp win praise in Senate gun control debate
Marcil: Extraordinary power, magic in roots and wonder of home
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Alvin "Al" Wiemann
Alvin "Al" Wiemann
Lonny R. Tachenko
Charles Clinton Bush
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
April 22, 2014
Minn. petition calls for two-year frac sand ban; Dayton won’t go it alone
RED WING, Minn. -- A group of Minnesota residents drove to the state Capitol on Tuesday to deliver a petition calling for a ban on silica sand...
Energy / oil
April 22, 2014 - 2:47pm
August 7, 2013
Goodhue County, Minn., mining ban gets 6-month extension
RED WING, Minn. -- Silica sand mining in Goodhue County will have to hold off for at least another six months. The County Board voted unanimously Tuesday to extend the county's mining moratorium for an additional 180 days past its Sept.
August 7, 2013 - 12:00am
February 27, 2013
Minnesota Committee OKs sand mining moratorium
ST. PAUL, Minn. -- New silica sand mines would be prohibited from opening for a year under a bill a Minnesota Senate committee approved Tuesday. Besides...
News / North Dakota / oil
February 27, 2013 - 12:00am
February 23, 2013
Sand storm brewing on the horizon
Mining for sand used in the hydraulic fracturing process has become a hot topic in Minnesota and state leaders in North Dakota are paying attention. With the Bakken Formation receiving much of its sand used for fracking from neighboring states to the east like Minnesota and Wisconsin,...
Bakken / Energy / North Dakota / oil
February 23, 2013 - 12:00am
August 21, 2012
Fracking sand depot in the works in Richardton
RICHARDTON -- City commissioners unanimously agreed to allow annexation of nearly 80 acres of land south of the railroad for a fracking sand railroad depot during a meeting Monday at City Hall. The next step is to hold a hearing on Oct. 8 at City Hall (no time was set as of Monday)....
Energy / local / News / oil
August 21, 2012 - 12:00am
August 4, 2012
Elevator poised to double revenue by partnering with oil industry
BERTHOLD -- Fourteen months ago, the general manager of the Berthold Farmers Elevator worried how he would keep everyone on the payroll during such a wet season. Today, as a result of two partnerships with the oil industry, the elevator is poised to nearly double its revenue and...
News / oil
August 4, 2012 - 12:00am
December 11, 2009
Dickinson man asks for probation in tax fraud case
FARGO (AP) -- Lawyers for a former Dickinson executive who pleaded guilty to nine felony counts of tax fraud are asking a judge to consider a sentence of home confinement and probation. Micheal Fisher, a former vice president and director of Fisher Sand & Gravel Co. Inc., is accused...
local / News
December 11, 2009 - 11:13am
November 10, 2009
Letter: What if change could protect all?
If some members of Congress have informally announced that they will not vote for a government-operated health care program for the reason that "it wouldn't pass, anyway," haven't they really let some kind of a cat out of the bag, sort of accidentally maybe? Can't we suspect some...
letters / opinion
November 10, 2009 - 12:00am
August 6, 2009
Judge stops Las Vegas project
NEW YORK (AP) -- A judge Wednesday balked at signing off on a $33 million proposed settlement between the Securities and Exchange Commission and Bank of America Corp. over executive bonuses. Bank of America on Monday agreed to pay the penalty to settle government charges that it...
local / News
August 6, 2009 - 12:00am
March 5, 2009
Dickinson may lose taxi service
There are a number of reasons Dakota Cab plans to close, and the owner said an attack on a driver is among them. Ray Sand, owner of Dakota Cab, said he plans to close March 31. "There are other things in play that have brought us to this decision, this was just kind of the icing...
March 5, 2009 - 12:00am
February 2, 2009
3 oil field workers killed in accidents
Three men have died in Wyoming's oil fields over the past month or so. Fremont County Coroner Ed McAuslan says 54-year-old Charles MacLachlan, of Mannford, Okla., died at a drilling rig site north of Shoshoni on Dec. 31. The coroner's report says MacLachlan was crushed by a trailer...
February 2, 2009 - 7:55am
July 10, 2008
Candidate Sand is overseas on naval duty
BISMARCK -- Republican U.S.
July 10, 2008 - 12:00am
June 13, 2008
Sand camp questions Pomeroy fundraiser at resort
BISMARCK -- U.S. Rep.
June 13, 2008 - 12:00am
June 5, 2008
Congressional candidate Sand walks away from plane crash
FARGO -- Duane Sand, the Republican candidate for North Dakota's U.S. House seat, walked away with a minor cut on his forehead after his plane crashed in a cornfield Wednesday south of Jamestown. Sand was the pilot and only passenger in the single-engine plane, which flipped over...
June 5, 2008 - 12:00am
March 21, 2008
Sand announces bid for House
FARGO -- Republican Duane Sand announced his candidacy for North Dakota's U.S. House of Representatives seat today, most likely setting up a rematch of his 2004 race against incumbent Rep. Earl Pomeroy, D-N.D. Speaking to reporters at the Fargo Air Museum, Sand criticized the current...
March 21, 2008 - 12:00am