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Press Pass: ND legislators prepare for special session, Harvest is nearly here, Roughrider Commission says goodbye to arena
Roughrider Commission says one last goodbye to old rodeo arena
2 men arrested for drug delivery near school
Dickinson police respond to Friday morning stabbing
Parts of southwest N.D. on cusp of grain harvest
crime and courts
nation and world
Oil producer Halcon Resources files for bankruptcy protection
Standing Rock tribe files lawsuit over Dakota Access Pipeline
Pioneer says some U.S. fracking costs competitive with Saudis
Hess project to bring Bakken oil to Dakota Access
Whiting Petroleum quarterly loss increases on weak oil price
Veeder: Mist lifts off the doubt first-time mom feels
Dickinson native Jaeger receives entrepreneurship award
VIDEO: Kids learn about taking care of pets
Dickinson’s Lamise Oyugi gains subscribers on her YouTube cooking channel
Nichols offering way to explore the world of performing arts
Streb shares lead at PGA with Walker
Roughriders’ summer ends with loss to West Fargo
Mauer’s walk-off walk in 12th gives Twins victory
Class A Legion Baseball Notebook: Valley City finally gets the best of Wahpeton, wins 7-3
Sparano dives into low-down work of shaping up Vikings blockers
Brock: Birthday golf lesson
Port: Real sovereignty for Native Americans would mean property rights and policy autonomy
Jacobs: More delay in North Dakotan's confirmation
Wardner and Carlson: The truth about oil taxes, property taxes and spec
Holten: The real truth about the status quo
good bad and ugly
Elsie Louise Schuetzle Huether
Grant Gerhard Gullickson
Monte J. Geerts
Eldon D. "Bus" Patterson
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
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
February 13, 2014
Freshwater spill reported north of Williston
About 690 barrels of freshwater leaked from an Oasis Petroleum well eight miles north of Williston, the North Dakota Department of Health reported Thursday. A leaking pipe caused the spill, and some water flowed off the well pad into a road ditch. About 650 barrels have been...
February 13, 2014 - 2:31pm
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