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Witness describes brutal night watching ex-boyfriend kill man, injure another
Former Lake Region State basketball player leads nonprofit
DSU Foundation hearing pushed to late spring or early summer
Police Blotter: Woman reports possible fake soldier scam
Archaeologists find toys, bottles and debris of daily life at former Fargo brothel
crime and courts
nation and world
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
Coal prepares for carbon-free future as industry pushes developing commercially viable programs
Country superstar Garth Brooks signs Amazon streaming deal
Dickinson teen to receive Eagle Scout award
Irish singers headline concert series
Auxiliary sponsors Tour of Tables
U.S. breast cancer deaths drop; rate among white women falls most
Yoder, Midgets hope to savor experience at Saturday's state cross country meet
Dakota State matchup a tough test for Blue Hawks
9-man playoffs: Raiders set to face Honkers, record-setting QB Rodin
9-man playoffs: Holsteins 'peaking at the right time'
Wild stay unbeaten at home, trip up Maple Leafs
MCFEELY: National narrative over pipeline protest should be an eye-opener
LETTER: Who is "Vote Right 36?"
COLUMN: Despite Trump, demotic protest politics doesn't always fail
PORT: Democratic candidate calls for permanent Native American member of the Public Service Commission
Our View: Four for ND state offices
Allan Milton Wallman
Delia "Dee" Hammel
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
October 18, 2016
Treater leak spills oil, brine in Mountrail County
STANLEY—About 40 barrels of oil and 30 barrels of brine water spilled into a stock pond as the result of a treater leak Monday about 3½ miles southeast of Stanley in rural Mountrail County. The site where the spill occurred is operated by Arsenal Energy USA. An undetermined...
October 18, 2016 - 1:03pm
October 3, 2016
Saltwater spill reported in McKenzie County
KEENE, N.D. – A piping failure caused about 425 barrels, or 17,850 gallons, of saltwater and five barrels, or 210 gallons, of oil to spill at a saltwater disposal well on Friday about 10 miles northeast of Keene, the Department of Mineral Resources said.Goodnight Midstream, recently...
October 3, 2016 - 5:44pm
August 29, 2016
255 barrels of produced water spills in Billings County
255 barrels of produced water spills in Billings County FRYBURG—A produced water tank leak at an oil well site operated by Denbury Onshore in Billings County resulted in a 255 barrels spilled, the North Dakota Department of Health stated Monday in a news release. Produced water...
August 29, 2016 - 7:03pm
June 17, 2016
Landowners sue oil company over spills
ANTLER, N.D. – A Bottineau county couple who can no longer farm some of their land because of repeated saltwater spills filed a lawsuit this...
June 17, 2016 - 3:11pm
June 16, 2016
Salt water spills in Renville County
MOHALL -- A valve leaked caused a spill of about 210 barrels, or 8,8210 gallons, of saltwater to leak Tuesday from an oil site in Renville County, the North Dakota Department of Health said Thursday. The leak occurred at a site operated by Zargon Oil about 7 miles south of Mohall...
June 16, 2016 - 1:41pm
May 9, 2016
Spill reported north of Parshall
PARSHALL – An equipment failure caused 259 barrels, or 10,878 gallons, of saltwater to release from a site about 7 miles north of Parshall on Saturday, the Oil and Gas Division said Monday. EOG Resources reported the spill at a central tank battery site in Mountrail County. The...
May 9, 2016 - 2:52pm
March 7, 2016
Eroded berm allows 2,700 barrels of saltwater to spill into pasture
WILLISTON – A reported spill of more than 2,700 barrels of saltwater northeast of Williston over the weekend reinforces the need for oil well pads to have adequate containment berms, one state agency said Monday. Zavanna staff discovered the spill of 2,733 barrels, or 114,786 gallons,...
March 7, 2016 - 4:49pm
March 1, 2016
Emulsion spill leaks into Billings County stock pond
BISMARCK -- A pipeline leak in Billings County released about 40 barrels of brine and 8 barrels of oil at a site operated by White Rock Oil and Gas about 18 miles northwest of Belfield, according to a statement by the North Dakota Department of Health. An undetermined amount of this...
March 1, 2016 - 10:06am
February 24, 2016
Department of Health responds to brine spill in Dunn County
BISMARCK – The North Dakota Department of Health is responding to a spill involving 6,258 gallons of brine released from a pipeline in Dunn County. The department was notified Tuesday that 149 barrels of brine -- a byproduct of oil and gas production -- was released from a pipeline...
February 24, 2016 - 9:48am
December 7, 2015
Pipeline leak causes source water spill in Bowman County
BISMARCK -- A well site owned by Denbury Onshore in Bowman County about 6 miles south of Marmarth in Bowman County spilled about 213 barrels of sourced water, of which 33 barrels weren’t contained within the site. The North Dakota Department of Health (NDDoH) has been notified of...
December 7, 2015 - 4:52pm
November 30, 2015
Pump leak causes saltwater spill near Watford City
WATFORD CITY – A pump leak caused an estimated 420 barrels, or 17,640 gallons, of saltwater to spill at a disposal well, the North Dakota Department of Mineral Resources said Monday. The spill, which was contained to the well site and recovered, occurred at a location owned by True...
November 30, 2015 - 5:54pm
October 16, 2015
External damage suspected in McKenzie County pipeline leak
WATFORD CITY, N.D. – The company that operates a saltwater pipeline that leaked last week in McKenzie County is investigating what may have damaged the pipeline. The pipeline owned by Hillstone Environmental Partners LLC leaked an estimated 800 barrels, or 33,600 gallons, of...
October 16, 2015 - 12:44pm
June 22, 2015
Health department responds to two brine spills
BISMARCK – The North Dakota Department of Health responded Monday to two brine spills from oil sites in northwest North Dakota that affected nearby wetlands. A pipeline leak spilled an estimated 39 barrels, 1,638 gallons, of brine about 9 miles north of McGregor in Divide County,...
June 22, 2015 - 3:59pm
March 30, 2015
Marred by recent spill, pipeline company outlines next project
CROSBY, N.D. – The Public Service Commission pressed a pipeline company for details Monday about how it would detect spills in a proposed crude...
March 30, 2015 - 7:30pm
December 10, 2014
400 barrels of oil spilled at well site 1 mile north of Williston
WILLISTON -- A 400-barrel oil spill at a well site near Williston has been contained and recovered, according to the North Dakota Oil and Gas Division. Statoil Oil & Gas LP reported a failed valve at the M. Macklin 15-22 1H about 1 mile north of the city, causing the oil to...
December 10, 2014 - 12:27pm