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Minnesota judge says Wetterling files are public; family of abducted boy will seek to change privacy laws
ND state Capitol getting new energy efficient elevators
Worker lifeflighted to Fargo following industrial accident
'Poop train' from New York befouled a small Alabama town, until the town fought back
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nation and world
ND medical marijuana deadline extended after snafu
Bank of North Dakota reports 14th consecutive year of record profits
Commentary: Trump lied to me about his wealth to get onto the Forbes 400
The gift of a supportive mother-in-law
Record cold, snowstorms delay SD planting season
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
U.S. consumers who have store-bought romaine lettuce should 'throw it away immediately,' CDC says
Area pagans, Wiccans explain ancient festivals that mark spring, summer
George W. Bush recalls his mother as strong, lucid and funny as she approached death
She calmly landed the Southwest flight and broke barriers as a fighter pilot
Welcome to Sarah's Culinary Q & A: How to slice an onion without crying
NFL suspends Vikings LB Brothers for violating policy
Former NFL player sells extremely rare Mickey Mantle rookie card for record $2.88M
Blue Hawks looking to bounce back in home opener
Zimmerman qualifies for Class B state meet in four events
Comeback kids: DHS girls tennis rallies to win WDA opener against Bismarck St. Mary’s
Commentary: The fight over online sales taxes cannot be about fairness
Many people benefit when we strive to become our best
COLUMN: New law doesn't improve hiring process for superintendent
Analysis: Nikki Haley's extraordinary rebuke of the White House
Commentary: Is it time to stop electing sheriffs?
Finnly Jay Simonieg
LaVonne M. Dill
Marie L. Kaiser
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 15, 2014
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
February 6, 2014
Enbridge runs through spill drill ahead of Sandpiper project
GRAND FORKS — The scenario would be, to put it lightly, catastrophic. It’s a warm day, with a slight wind coming from the northwest. Sometime in the middle of the morning, an excavator accidently breaches a pipeline carrying crude oil near the Red River’s shore. A control...
February 6, 2014 - 6:44pm
February 4, 2014
ND senators push for Keystone XL approval: Hoeven hosts bipartisan press conference, urging Obama to approve the proposed pipeline
The State Department’s final environmental impact study on the proposed Keystone XL pipeline in the books, and North Dakota’s senators were...
February 4, 2014 - 11:14pm
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
January 9, 2014
Brine spill reported in Bowman County, got into creek
MARMARTH — About 50 barrels of saltwater leaked from a pipeline approximately 9.5 miles south of Marmarth, and got into the nearby Kid Creek stream. The saltwater, which has three to four times the salinity of “what we’d like to see,” leaked from an underground pipeline...
January 9, 2014 - 4:02pm
December 10, 2013
Official: Saltwater spill near Medora contained
MEDORA — A spill detected Sunday morning released nearly 30,000 gallons of saltwater and 20 barrels of oil near a tributary of the Little Missouri River in Billings County, according to an official with the North Dakota Department of Health. “We understand the spill probably...
December 10, 2013 - 10:30pm
December 2, 2013
Health department monitors spill near McGregor
McGREGOR, N.D. – The North Dakota Department of Health is monitoring a 200-barrel spill that occurred at an oil well about 4 miles southeast of here. The spill released flowback water, which is a combination of produced water and fluid used for hydraulic fracturing. The initial...
December 2, 2013 - 5:36pm
Pipeline leak did not reach Little Missouri
MARMARTH – Last week’s pipeline leak that spilled 17,000 barrels of saltwater near the Montana-North Dakota state line has not affected the Little Missouri River, the North Dakota Department of Health said Monday. Cleanup on the North Dakota area affected by the spill is complete...
December 2, 2013 - 5:30pm
Valve leak causes spill near Maxbass
MAXBASS – A valve leak at a water injection well four miles northwest of here caused a spill of oil and saltwater, the North Dakota Department of Mineral Resources said Monday. The initial report from company Denbury Onshore indicates that 50 barrels of oil and 300 barrels of...
December 2, 2013 - 3:16pm
November 29, 2013
State spill website expected to launch next week
BISMARCK — A website designed to improve public access to information about oil spills and releases of other potentially harmful liquids in North Dakota will launch next week, barring any unforeseen issues, a state health official said Friday. The North Dakota Department of Health...
November 29, 2013 - 8:59pm
November 21, 2013
Tank near Powers Lake overflows and spills oil, brine
POWERS LAKE – About 20 barrels of oil and 680 barrels of saltwater spilled near here today after a tank overflowed at a saltwater disposal well, the North Dakota Department of Mineral Resources, Oil and Gas Division said. The spill, reported by Oasis Petroleum, was contained...
November 21, 2013 - 5:36pm