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Northeast ND preparing for flood; officials urge buying insurance
Predicted big snowstorm fizzles out for much of Minnesota, SD
Prosecutors say Minnesota man was sex trafficker, while he says he was just women's driver
City of Fargo employee: let DAPL protesters 'drown in the flooding'
More than 200 officers clear muddy protest camp, but 46 arrested
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
Promoting beef: Sharon Kickertz-Gerbig named CattleWomen regional director
Winning the golden ticket: Dickinson State to present 'Charlie and the Chocolate Factory'
Cafe 60 reaches out to baby boomers: Elder Care program offered in participating restaurants
Vacation with a purpose: Volunteers needed for a service trip to Zimbabwe
Auxiliary selling Valentine cookies
Midgets gymnastics welcomes all challengers for state meet
'Cardiac Cats': Glen Ullin-Hebron storms back on Bulldogs, wins first Region 7 championship
In name of fighting cancer, DSU's Seth Moerkerke went bald Thursday
Blue Hawks ice Waldorf, advance to NSAA semifinals
Dean Blais is back in Grand Forks, but will it be last trip as coach?
Port: Gov. Burgum on remaining #NoDAPL protesters: 'More have moved than left'
Kathleen Wrigley: Marsy's Law does not protect victims' names
Port: Reminder: The #NoDAPL protesters in camp are no longer standing with Standing Rock
Port: State of North Dakota buys hotel rooms and bus tickets home for #NoDAPL protesters
Port: Feds a no-show again as N.D. police receive hazmat training before squaring off with protesters
Avon "Avie" Stotz
Fern L. Uhler
Roger S. Farrier
Donna Mae Hewson
Heidt and Horner plan wedding
Kristianson and Kilwein
Olson and Steffan
Engagement: Pottorff and Schank
Kirkwood president committed to hometown, growth
More than a decade caring for the public
South Heart investing $13.1M into education's future
Clear Creek expands into residential heating and plumbing sector
Kids are "Acting Up!" during class
Honoring our Firefighters
March 28, 2016
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
January 5, 2016
State approves oil pipeline to run under Lake Sakakawea
BISMARCK – The North Dakota Public Service Commission approved Tuesday a crude oil pipeline that will cross Lake Sakakawea. Commissioners, who supported the project unanimously, said Sacagawea Pipeline Co. is taking several steps to minimize potential impacts to the lake, including...
January 5, 2016 - 2:17pm
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