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34-year-old is first judicial appointment by Burgum
K-9 search reveals more than 30 pounds of marijuana in vehicle over weekend
MN-based company looks west
VIDEO: Police block Planned Parenthood protesters trying to deliver petition to Rep. Cramer's Fargo office
Nome, ND relieved by church fire, but Cobb says he may still try to stay
crime and courts
nation and world
MDU enters power purchase agreement for Thunder Spirit Wind project near Hettinger
U.S. oil rig count recovers to end 2016 near year-ago levels
New state regulations will affect repairs of pipeline
ND oil production up 7 percent, returns above 1 million barrels a day
Oil pipeline spill near Belfield estimated at 176,000 gallons
Enjoy pizza, meet storybook characters; proceeds going toward Imagination Library
Daughters often get first tanning salon experience with mom
Who do you think you are?
Remembering what Lent is for
Monopoly kicks three classic pieces out of board game
Midgets compete in Class A Indoor Track and Field Championships
DSU track and field competes in Spearfish
Blue Hawk baseball sweeps weekend against Presentation
Gibson’s recovery right on track with spring ball
UND athletic teams brace for budget cut announcement
Farmers leading progress on buffer requirement
ND abortion provider: Judge Neil Gorsuch would oppress women's rights
Port: Congressman Cramer says Planned Parenthood video showing protesters turned back by cops was a “stunt”
Pinke: Rally around rural communities
Pates: Juggernaut McM Inc. farm ends in epic fail
Clemence "Clem" Allmaras
M. Leroy Jacobs
Arlene J. Kramer
Kathryn Koyama Wandler
Heidt and Horner plan wedding
Kristianson and Kilwein
Olson and Steffan
Engagement: Pottorff and Schank
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
Perfecting 'Players': Restaurant manager on delicious mission
Worlds Greatest City Wide Garage Sale
Honoring our Firefighters
November 6, 2015
Tesoro contributes $5.3 million to housing development program
BISMARCK -- Texas-based petroleum company Tesoro Corp. announced a contribution of $5.3 million to the North Dakota Housing Incentive Fund on Friday at the state Capitol. A release from the North Dakota Industrial Commission, which oversees the housing finance program, stated...
November 6, 2015 - 4:11pm
Keystone snub adds to gloomy prospects for pipeline companies
HOUSTON -- North American pipeline companies are at a crossroads. Once the darlings of investors, their growth prospects have been undercut by a 50 percent slide in oil prices and tough environmental reviews that have delayed projects. President Obama's rejection on Friday...
November 6, 2015 - 3:14pm
October 30, 2015
Big U.S. shale oil savings fast becoming a thing of the past
HOUSTON -- Huge cost savings are waning for U.S. shale oil companies, marking an end to the drastic price cuts on equipment and services over the past 16 months that helped them survive the worst industry downturn in six years. Companies including Anadarko Petroleum, ConocoPhillips...
October 30, 2015 - 11:07am
October 22, 2015
Texas raids several Planned Parenthood facilities, group says
AUSTIN, Texas - Texas officials raided several PlannedParenthood facilities on Thursday, the group said, in a move that comes days after the state's Republicans leaders barred the women's healthgroup from receiving state Medicaid money. The raids were carried out at Planned Parenthood...
News/Nation and World
October 22, 2015 - 4:31pm
October 7, 2015
Texas man gets a year in prison for high-speed chase through Devils Lake with children in pickup
DEVILS LAKE, N.D. -- A Texas man has been sentenced to five years in prison, with four years suspended, for a high-speed chase in June through Devils Lake with three young children in the vehicle. Mario Rivera, 43, Rock Spring, Texas, pleaded guilty Monday in Ramsey County District...
October 7, 2015 - 4:06pm
Oilfield cannibals: To save cash, U.S. drillers strip idle rigs
Cam Hewell runs Premium Oilfield Technologies, a small company that makes equipment and spare parts for drilling rigs from North Dakota to Texas....
October 7, 2015 - 10:39am
September 18, 2015
Baker Hughes: U.S. oil drillers cut rigs for third week on weak crude prices
U.S. energy firms cut oil rigs for a third week in a row this week, data showed on Friday, a sign that the latest crude price weakness was causing drillers to put on hold plans announced several months ago to return to the well pad. Drillers removed eight rigs in the week ended...
September 18, 2015 - 1:30pm
September 9, 2015
Marathon Oil plans to cut 2016 budget by at least $600 million
Marathon Oil Corp. said on Wednesday it will slash its capital budget next year by at least $600 million, becoming one of the first U.S. shale companies to announce 2016 cuts due to low crude prices. The company, which operates in North Dakota, Texas and Oklahoma, plans to...
September 9, 2015 - 2:12pm
September 4, 2015
Escapee arrested after ramming patrol car
ALEXANDRIA, Minn. -- A Texas woman who was serving time for negligent homicide in North Dakota and had escaped in March was arrested after police...
September 4, 2015 - 5:27pm
August 25, 2015
Halek indicted in federal court on 13 felonies relating to Dickinson saltwater disposal well
BISMARCK -- A Texas man was indicted in federal court Monday on 13 felony charges stemming from the operation of a saltwater disposal well near Dickinson, the Justice Department announced. Jason A. Halek, 41, is charged with one count of conspiracy to violate the Safe Drinking...
August 25, 2015 - 10:47am
August 15, 2015
After legal battle, Lee Harvey Oswald gravestone returns to Texas
DALLAS — A Dallas man won a long battle to retrieve a notorious piece of U.S. history, the gravestone of assassin Lee Harvey Oswald, which came back to Texas this week from a small-town Illinois museum after a years of legal fights. David Card had to fight relatives and an Illinois...
News/Nation and World
August 15, 2015 - 11:42pm
August 7, 2015
U.S. oil drillers add rigs despite crude prices collapse
U.S. energy firms added six oil rigs this week, continuing a recent trend of increases, even after U.S. crude oil prices plunged 25 percent from a recent high in June, data showed on Friday. That was a sign some drillers followed through on plans to add rigs announced in May and...
August 7, 2015 - 3:01pm
July 15, 2015
Texas man faces charges of Social Security fraud in Adams County
HETTINGER -- A Texas man is awaiting extradition to Adams County in southwest North Dakota on alleged Social Security fraud charges. Rance Fredrick Hopkinson, 28, of Winters, Texas, is facing three felony charges after he allegedly forged his deceased grandmother’s signature...
News/crime and courts
July 15, 2015 - 4:23pm
July 14, 2015
EIA: Oil output from U.S. shale plays seen down for fourth month
Oil production from U.S. shale in August is expected to fall by the most since at least 2007, according to the U.S. agency tasked with tracking oil output, the latest sign a price rout will shrink the nation's crude output. Oil production from the largest U.S. shale plays will...
July 14, 2015 - 9:47am
July 9, 2015
As oil teeters at $50, a few shale producers still drilling more
Reuters WILLISTON -- A handful of optimistic U.S. shale drillers are sticking with plans to deploy more rigs in the coming months even as oil prices take a sharp dive well below many producers' $60-a-barrel break-even point. On Wednesday, Pioneer Natural...
July 9, 2015 - 10:05am