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Dickinson couple's engagement made special with assist from DPD, DFD
Annual 'Ring Day' to raise money, give back to community
A decorating dream in the White House: SD native spends three days as volunteer decorator sty White House
Man allegedly displays gun in Jamestown retailer’s lot
Jamestown man sentenced to 18 years for sexual assault
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nation and world
Cranberry overload spurs U.S. producers to dump extra supply
Too many turkeys means cheaper Thanksgiving as demand stalls
Keystone XL pipeline gets Nebraska’s approval, clearing a key hurdle in 9-year effort
N.D. leads country in job creation among women-owned businesses, report says
Walmart reps, Gov. Burgum highlight Fargo sunflower butter company
place a business brief
New video game letting users destroy oil infrastructure comes under fire
Iron Eyes to ask for necessity defense in Dakota Access case
Is new Line 3 needed? A look at the law, PUC’s impending decision
The EPA is targeting ethanol subsidies, rankling Iowa Sen. Chuck Grassley
UND petroleum program gears up despite industry downturn
What your Christmas lights will do to your electricity bill
Move over, ugly Christmas sweaters. Famjams are here.
'Tis the season for wine bargains
7 Thanksgiving desserts that aren't pumpkin pie
Dozing after dinner? Don't blame the bird
Turkey hangover: Union starts strong, downs UND 4-1
Heat scorch nets from 3, beat Timberwolves
Wild have had Blues rematch 'circled on the calendar'
Vikings' Zimmer says blocked kicks weren't Forbath's fault
No drama: Zimmer says Keenum will start Vikings' next game
Commentary: Sen. Franken still hasn't denied grabbing women
Commentary: I'm thankful for your insults
Commentary: News conjures ghost of Bill Langer
Commentary: Did Al Franken make a bad decision, or is he a creep? Look for the pattern.
Analysis: Why Sen. Al Franken could be in a lot more trouble now
Donald & Angela
Business going well at Bowman Lodge and Convention Center
Staff at Bully Pulpit Golf Course are ready for the season to begin
Recipe for good: Elks' eatery, events help fund scholarships, youth activities
Hidden gem: Medora officials work all year in preparation for the busy summer season
Boots Bar & Grill ready for another exciting season
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August 10, 2017
Amendments suggest standards for radioactive waste
KILLDEER—The Dunn County Planning and Zoning Board hashed out their recommended amendments to the Dunn County land development ordinance on Tuesday, establishing requirements for special waste or industrial waste landfills capable of disposing of radioactive materials. "Cutting...
August 10, 2017 - 7:39pm
August 9, 2016
In heated do-over meeting, N.D. Health Council ratifies rules for radioactive oilfield waste
BISMARCK – Opponents of new rules that allow for disposal of oilfield waste with higher levels of radioactivity in North Dakota made emotional...
August 9, 2016 - 12:20pm
May 10, 2016
Regulators talk TENORM
Representatives from industrial and public entities alike gathered Tuesday in Dickinson to learn more about new radioactive oilfield waste regulations...
May 10, 2016 - 9:04pm
January 31, 2015
Our View: Slowdown allows time to weigh environmental impacts
The oil slowdown is here. Is it long lasting? Will prices bounce back by the end of 2015? Or, will North Dakota’s Oil Patch cities suffer long-lasting economic impacts? No one can answer those questions because no one can predict the future. History has shown, however, that oil...
January 31, 2015 - 11:20pm
January 27, 2015
Comment period extended for TENORM proposal
BISMARCK — The North Dakota Department of Health has extended the deadline to submit comments on a proposal for the disposal of radioactive waste in North Dakota. After numerous requests, the department will take input on the proposed technologically enhanced naturally occurring...
January 27, 2015 - 11:44pm
January 21, 2015
Public bring long list of suggestions for TENORM rules
WILLISTON -- Industry experts and environmentalists suggested changes Tuesday at a hearing on the North Dakota Department of Health's proposed...
January 21, 2015 - 1:51pm
January 17, 2015
Public hearing set Tuesday for radioactive waste disposal rules
A proposal to allow more radioactive waste to be disposed of in North Dakota will get its first test Tuesday at a public hearing in Williston. Supporters...
January 17, 2015 - 3:49pm
December 31, 2014
State holding hearings on proposed TENORM rule changes
BISMARCK — The North Dakota Department of Health has scheduled three public hearings for input on proposed TENORM rule changes. Representatives from the Argonne National Laboratory will be present to answer questions on a study they did on TENORM. Written comments can also be submitted...
December 31, 2014 - 6:36pm
December 17, 2014
Other Views: Scratch one aftershock from oil boom
Forget TENORM. Think trade-offs. For as soon as you do that, the whole question of contaminated oilfield waste — aka TENORM, or “technologically enhanced naturally occurring radioactive material” — gets a lot easier to answer. As do the questions about so much else. The...
December 17, 2014 - 11:03pm
May 21, 2014
Erickson: TENORM isn’t without risk, but is misrepresented
Incidents regarding Technologically Enhanced Naturally Occurring Radioactive Material, also as known as TENORM, have generated fair concern among western North Dakota’s citizens and local officials. Media have reported on several businesses haphazardly discarding TENORM waste,...
May 21, 2014 - 11:00am
Dorgan: ND as ‘Superfund’ site: It can happen here
We in North Dakota have one of the world’s hottest economies. Because of a booming oil industry, there’s no unemployment, our population is increasing, and bank vaults are full. We’re the envy of the world, but we’re also on the edge of a man-made ecological disaster. Radioactive...
April 21, 2014 - 7:23pm
April 18, 2014
Updated: N.D. shuts down handler of radioactive oilfield waste for violations in Killdeer
BISMARCK – The North Dakota Department of Health has ordered a company that handles radioactive oilfield waste to shut down its facility near Killdeer after state inspectors found several violations there earlier this month.
April 18, 2014 - 9:41am