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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
Cutler's back in time to face his fave foe
Thief River Falls' Bergland off to blazing start for Bemidji State
Bailey or Dunne? Bison expecting both to play against them on Saturday
Bismarck volleyball sweeps Midgets
'The complete package'
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
January 8, 2015
Saltwater spill affects Blacktail Creek
WILLISTON — An undetermined amount of saltwater was released in Williams County, impacting nearby waters in Blacktail Creek, downstream from Blacktail Lake, the North Dakota Department of Health said. Summit Midstream reported the release of produced water from a saltwater disposal...
January 8, 2015 - 9:51pm
Unknown amount of water, chemicals spill into Cherry Creek
WATFORD CITY, N.D. -- An unknown amount of a mixture of bentonite, water and an additive has spilled, impacting Cherry Creek about 7 miles southwest of Watford City in McKenzie County, a North Dakota Department of Health official said Monday. Kris Roberts, an environmental geologist...
December 8, 2014 - 10:42am
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
October 10, 2014
Saltwater spill unlikely to affect Lake Sakakawea, officials say
ARNEGARD, N.D. -- An official with the North Dakota Department of Health said Thursday’s brine spill near Arnegard will most likely not be detectable when it reaches Lake Sakakawea. About 1,000 barrels, or about 42,000 gallons, of brine water was released at an Oasis Petroleum...
October 10, 2014 - 11:42am
October 9, 2014
1,000 barrels of brine spilled near Arnegard
ARNEGARD -- About 1,000 barrels of brine have been released at a well site 11 miles northwest of Arnegard in western North Dakota, the North Dakota Department of Health said in a press release. Most of the produced water brine has been contained and recovered on the site owned...
October 9, 2014 - 4:44pm
July 8, 2014
Video: Lightning strikes oilfield site: Tanks still smoldering day after fire started
ALEXANDER — Randy Roth was in the Wild Bison Travel Center when he heard the explosion that rocked the building. “I looked out and saw flames...
July 8, 2014 - 12:23pm
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 19, 2014
Pipeline leak causes spill in Bottineau County creek
MOHALL -- A leaking pipeline caused 250 barrels, or 10,500 gallons, of brine to spill and affect the soil and surface water of West Cutbank Creek near here. The North Dakota Department of Health said it was notified of the spill Wednesday about three miles northeast of Mohall...
June 19, 2014 - 3:39pm
May 21, 2014
Oil, brine spill reported in Divide County
CROSBY -- About 100 barrels of brine water and 140 barrels of oil were spilled at a well site in Divide County on Monday, according to the North Dakota Department of Health. The spill occurred after a valve on a saltwater disposal well failed at a site operated by Samson Resources...
May 21, 2014 - 2:51pm
March 7, 2014
Piping leak spills 275 barrels of oil in Divide Co.
FORTUNA -- A valve failure in piping caused the leak of about 275 barrels of oil in Divide County on Thursday, the North Dakota Oil and Gas Division reported Friday. American Eagle Energy Corp. reported the leak, and said the oil has been contained and all but 20 barrels recovered...
March 7, 2014 - 5:15pm
February 22, 2014
Brine spilled, contained in Williams County
A valve leak spilled about 342 barrels of brine, or salt water, Thursday at a well about 14 miles southwest of Alamo in Williams County, the Department of Mineral Resources reported Friday. All the liquid was contained and recovered at the HRC Operating LLC well, and a state inspector...
February 22, 2014 - 12:05am
February 15, 2014
600 gallons of fluid allegedly spilled at airport: Station operations director denies fluid was toxic
The North Dakota Department of Health is looking into a possible spill of a potentially toxic fluid at Theodore Roosevelt Regional Airport earlier...
February 15, 2014 - 11:26pm
Equipment failure causes Whiting oil well blowout: Workers flee from site near Watford City
WATFORD CITY — Crews were working Friday to regain control of an oil well south of Watford City after a blowout prompted 15 workers to flee...
February 15, 2014 - 12:03am
February 14, 2014
Damaged pipeline leaks 400 barrels of oil
A Targa pipeline was struck and damaged, causing it to leak about 400 barrels of crude oil, the North Dakota Department of Health announced Friday. The spill occurred about nine miles north of Alexander. Most of it was contained in a trench being dug at the pipeline site, though...
February 14, 2014 - 7:34pm
Helms: Whiting well leaking 200 barrels a day in N.D.
WATFORD CITY — Crews were working Friday to regain control of an oil well south of Watford City after a blowout prompted 15 workers to flee for safety. The oil well blowout occurred Thursday after a piece of equipment failed at a well about seven miles north of the Theodore Roosevelt...
February 14, 2014 - 12:19pm