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Minot now in planning stages for possible diversion channel to avert floods
Moorhead lawyer fights two-decade war on circumcision
ASTRO BOB: Don your spacesuit, we're going for a ride
ND to investigate redundancies in education
ND rural schools expand class offerings through online courses
crime and courts
nation and world
N.D. leads country in job creation among women-owned businesses, report says
Walmart reps, Gov. Burgum highlight Fargo sunflower butter company
North Dakota has potential to tap federal drone integration program
American Crystal piles record-high tons
Deadline approaches for hay assistance
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
Devoted owners do anything to keep pets healthy
All grownups need reminders about younger self
Getting a dog might just save your life
Missing: Four cats. Reward: $100,000
Denver uses power-play goals to get split
Century wins third straight Class A volleyball title
Raiders end Blue Hawks season in first-round rout
Oshie, Holtby guide Capitals past Wild
Experience will guide Twins as they weigh extensions for budding stars
COMMENTARY: Don't let #MeToo turn into a witch hunt
Commentary: GMOs provide additional food choices
Letter: Get something ‘constructive done’
Letter: Learning is a team sport
Letter: Small Business Saturday highlights year-round impact of shopping small
Elizabeth "Betty" Zent
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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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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.
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 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
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.
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