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Lawmakers advance two anti-abortion bills, but Dayton says he'll veto them
Tribal members, SD dance family among 15 charged in dealing in eagle, migratory bird trafficking
Dickinson sees overall decrease in city value
Dickinson sees overall decrease in city value
Arkansas puts first killer to death in planned double execution
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
Rock art ‘bugs’ come to life
Should pregnant mothers hang up their cell phones?
New study analyzes student loan refinancing process
Enjoy pizza, meet storybook characters; proceeds going toward Imagination Library
Dozier's three-run double provides Twins with 3-2 win
Third-grader Mickellyn Walker wins national free throw contest
UPDATE: Twins to appeal Sano's one game for 'aggressive actions'
Dickinson High golf places 10th at Bismarck Invite
Jordheim wins high jump, pole vault at BPS meet
Port: Senator Heidi Heitkamp took a mountain of money from special interest committees
Port: ND lawmaker says 'there’s absolutely zero chance we’ll be done on Tuesday'
Port: Heidi Heitkamp leaked her fundraising numbers early because she didn’t want you to see where the money came from
Swift: Taxes must be particularly taxing
Coming Home: Hospital hallway that once held fear now full of hope
Mary Margaret Wolf
Bryan Wayne Cooper
Patricia "Patsy" Jost
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
Lightning strikes, burns saltwater disposal well site in Dunn County
MANNING—A lightning strike at a saltwater disposal well about 4 miles southwest of Manning led to a "very large explosion," Dunn County Emergency Manager Denise Brew said, and burned 640 barrels of oil and 640 barrels of saltwater on Sunday. QC Environmental Services, Inc.,...
April 25, 2016 - 3:03pm
April 23, 2016
Looking for the level: Question of Devils Lake elevation pits farming versus fishing
DEVILS LAKE, N.D. -- Since reaching a modern-day record high elevation of 1,454.3 feet above sea level five years ago--after a nearly 32-foot...
April 23, 2016 - 9:23pm
March 28, 2016
Replacing caloric beverages with water can benefit your health
GRAND FORKS -- Those chasing the latest diet trends may just need to go back to the basics. Water is essential to human life, but it can be more beneficial in a person’s diet than many people realize. Water helps to keep a person alert and focused, as well as doing other tasks such...
March 28, 2016 - 1:08pm
Red River Water Supply Project funding faces new hurdle
FARGO, N.D. --The quest to bring Missouri River water to the Red River Valley has faced many obstacles over the decades, including environmental opposition and the federal budget crunch. Now a new hurdle looms for the proposed Red River Valley Water Supply Project: low oil prices....
March 28, 2016 - 9:16am
March 21, 2016
Leonard to get rural water service
LEONARD -- The day when residents here can turn on the tap and not have to worry about toxic arsenic in their water has drawn a big step closer. The State Water Commission has awarded a grant that will pay three-quarters of the cost of extending rural water service to this town of...
March 21, 2016 - 3:33pm
March 8, 2016
ND lawmakers press Army Corps official for diversion funding assurance
BISMARCK – State lawmakers pressed a U.S. Army Corps of Engineers official here Tuesday for assurances that the federal agency will fund its share of the Fargo-Moorhead flood diversion project beyond the $5 million announced last month that put it on the corps’ to-do list. Col....
March 8, 2016 - 4:57pm
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 25, 2016
Local SWA director wins state water award
Southwest Water Authority Board of Directors member Ray Bieber, who represents Hettinger County, received the 2016 Clark Cronquist Waterline Award at the 30th annual North Dakota Rural Water Systems Association EXPO on Feb. 17 in Fargo. According to a news release, the award is given...
February 25, 2016 - 10:00pm
February 21, 2016
Getting the lead out: F-M uses chemistry to keep heavy metal toxins out of drinking water
FARGO -- On the floor of the water treatment plant, next to a big metal vessel, is a pallet of large plastic bags labeled "polyphosphate." It's...
February 21, 2016 - 6:17am
February 9, 2016
Gladstone, Southwest Water projects get federal funding
WASHINGTON -- Sen. Heidi Heitkamp announced that North Dakota received $24.8 million on Tuesday in Bureau of Reclamation federal funding to improve rural water infrastructure, the most of any state. In southwest North Dakota, the funding will help provide a new reservoir and mainline...
February 9, 2016 - 11:37am
February 7, 2016
Getting into the flow of things: Authorities discuss Dickinson, southwest ND’s water projects
It’s all around us. At home, at work and elsewhere, we all use it in our everyday lives, though we often take it for granted. It’s the presence...
February 7, 2016 - 6:10am
February 3, 2016
Southwest region looking at possible water capacity challenges in future, Peak consumption days rising in amounts, study shows
The southwest region faces a possibility of not having enough water to meet peak consumption days at its current storage capacity, according to a report presented to the Southwest Water Authority Board of Directors at a regular meeting Monday. The report was meant to show the directors...
February 3, 2016 - 5:49pm
January 20, 2016
Obama's Waters of U.S. veto does not end opposition
Opponents of the Obama administration's efforts to regulate small bodies of water and streams pledge to continue fighting. President Barack Obama vetoed a congressional resolution that would have prevented enforcement of the Waters of the U.S. provision. "We must protect the waters...
News/Nation and World
January 20, 2016 - 3:37pm
January 6, 2016
Brine spill reported north of Dickinson
Approximately 140 barrels of saltwater and 10 barrels of oil were released in spill Monday resulting from a pipeline leak approximately one-half mile north of Dickinson at a site operated by C12 Energy North Dakota LLC, the North Dakota Department of Health reported Wednesday. The...
January 6, 2016 - 11:25am