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Trump bankers question his portrayal of financial comeback
N.D. Dems rebuke Heitkamp for Clinton endorsement
Undocumented immigrants given roles at DNC
Kaine’s crime-busting past may hurt Clinton’s outreach to blacks
Obama signs opioid addiction bill into law
crime and courts
nation and world
Developers plan ethanol plant near Jamestown
Leaders discuss future of North Dakota coal power plants after announced closure
Minnesota man accused of defrauding Bakken RV park investors
With largest-ever N.D. wind farm planned, regulator blames coal plant closing on wind power
Enbridge reaches $172M settlement for Kalamazoo spill
Dickinson’s Lamise Oyugi gains subscribers on her YouTube cooking channel
Irsfeld: Where to turn for relief from joint pain, arthritis
Reducing children's exposure to violence starts with ‘stronger political will’
VCRs -- an ‘80s living room wonder -- to go out of production this month
Community Health Needs Assessment report available online
Griffey, Piazza set for Hall of Fame induction
Nunez delivers as Twins outlast Red Sox
Scoreboard of July 23, 2016
North Dakota boys 18th, girls 25th at conclusion of NHSFR
Dickinson’s Casey Vernon captures hobbies feature win despite several cautions
Monke: We need more visits like Giancarlo's
Port: Our increasingly Orwellian society
McFeely: Sorry, Chancellor Hagerott, individuals matter
Letter: Election results upset the status quo
Letter: Some North Dakotans welcome EPA rule state officials are fighting
good bad and ugly
Diane K. Berger
Medora gears up for visitors
New tellings of old museum stories
Beach vibe in the Bakken
Sax remodels downtown building into custom and detailing center
Business steady as Platinum Motorsports becomes certified
August 13, 2015
Tour aims to show importance of water for businesses
Passengers set out on a special bus tour around Dickinson on Wednesday to explore a commonality that all local businesses have — the need for...
August 13, 2015 - 11:32pm
August 10, 2015
ND fears ‘Waters’ rule threatens Red River Water Project
BISMARCK — North Dakota and 12 other states were filing a request Monday to stop a new federal water rule from taking effect Aug. 28, arguing it will infringe on their sovereignty by expanding federal jurisdiction over state waters. The motion for a preliminary injunction aims...
August 10, 2015 - 11:49pm
August 6, 2015
Experts warn about toxic ingestion of blue-green algae
The North Dakota State University Veterinary Diagnostic Lab has identified several cases positive with high concentrations of harmful blue-green algae in livestock water this year, with the potential of more due to current weather conditions. “The conditions are pretty ideal right...
August 6, 2015 - 11:41pm
July 24, 2015
People urged to be careful of blue-green algae
BISMARCK — People and animals should avoid contact with blue-green algae known as cyanobacteria, the North Dakota health and agriculture departments advised Friday. The algae typically blooms in late summer, but a streak of hot weather can cause it to become active earlier, state...
July 24, 2015 - 11:02pm
July 14, 2015
Patterson Lake water levels lowered for maintenance
The U.S. Bureau of Reclamation has temporarily lowered the water level in Patterson Lake to allow for maintenance of the dam’s water gate. For the duration of the work, which could take up to four weeks, Reclamation will keep the lake elevation below 2,416.5 feet, which is the...
July 14, 2015 - 9:59am
July 9, 2015
Other Views: Refocus North Dakota water priorities
FARGO -- Two stories this week underscored the importance of water resources and water development in western North Dakota communities. In one, the Lignite Volunteer Fire Department was fined by the State Water Commission for illegally selling water from its well to finance new equipment....
July 9, 2015 - 3:27pm
July 6, 2015
ND water officials see results from crackdown on illegal water sales
BISMARCK, N.D. -- Members of the Lignite Volunteer Fire Department saw opportunity in the soaring commercial demand for water in North Dakota's Oil Patch. Oil crews use huge volumes of water to drill wells to pry Bakken oil from deep underground, and industrial water depot tanks...
July 6, 2015 - 3:08pm
July 4, 2015
Williston wastewater deluge takes its toll on fish
WILLISTON — Williston’s sewage lagoon system can’t handle the city’s expanding population and concerns are growing about the impact it’s...
July 4, 2015 - 10:00pm
July 2, 2015
Drinking water violations spike
BISMARCK – Major drinking water violations committed by North Dakota’s public water systems spiked again last year and have nearly quadrupled since 2008, causing concern for the state Department of Health, an official said Thursday. The number of major violations climbed from...
July 2, 2015 - 11:57pm
June 22, 2015
Letter: WAWS was needed, but was it fair?
The Western Area Water Supply project was needed, but was it fair? This project was needed, but the method of paying for this project was unfair to the private business that were the pioneers for providing water to the oil industry and who risked their own capital to do it. The Independent...
June 22, 2015 - 8:33pm
Health department responds to two brine spills
BISMARCK – The North Dakota Department of Health responded Monday to two brine spills from oil sites in northwest North Dakota that affected nearby wetlands. A pipeline leak spilled an estimated 39 barrels, 1,638 gallons, of brine about 9 miles north of McGregor in Divide County,...
June 22, 2015 - 3:59pm
June 19, 2015
Senate follows House in blocking funding for EPA’s Waters of the U.S. rule
BISMARCK – Budget writers in both the U.S. House and Senate voted this week to block funding for new water regulations that members of North Dakota’s congressional delegation warn will have devastating impacts on property owners and the economy. Republican Sen. John Hoeven,...
News/Nation and World
June 19, 2015 - 8:34pm
June 18, 2015
Vital Oil Patch water project celebrated
WILLISTON — An expanded water treatment plant in Williston is making it possible for the entire region to grow. Officials gathered in Williston...
June 18, 2015 - 1:47pm
June 17, 2015
Hearing set on oil pipeline that would cross Lake Sakakawea
BISMARCK – The North Dakota Public Service Commission has scheduled a public hearing for a proposed $100 million crude oil pipeline that would cross Lake Sakakawea. Sacagawea Pipeline Co. LLC applied in March for a route permit for the 16-inch-diameter pipeline, which would...
June 17, 2015 - 6:09pm
June 15, 2015
Lightning causes saltwater spill
BISMARCK — A lightning strike is being blamed for a saltwater spill in McKenzie County. Enduro Operating reported Friday that an estimated 440 barrels of saltwater was released and contained about 21 miles south of Alexander, the state Department of Mineral Resources...
June 15, 2015 - 3:46pm