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Oil industry workers split between Trump and Clinton
Piepkorn renewing his attacks on refugee settlement earning rebuke from Strand
Police Blotter: Minnesota man arrested for simple assault
Decker sentenced to prison time in continuous sexual abuse of a child case
DSU chemistry lab professor recovers after explosion, college examines emergency protocol
crime and courts
nation and world
Spill reported at well site without berm
ND health department tightens up on radioactive waste monitoring
Treater leak spills oil, brine in Mountrail County
Legal challenges buy time to develop clean coal
Coal prepares for carbon-free future as industry pushes developing commercially viable programs
Veeder: Rainy horse ride triggers memory of couple's beginnings
Dullum climbs Mount Rainier with his Scout troop
Revitalizing Ukrainian churches: Priest and family from Ukraine arrive in western ND
Gabbert specializes in unlocking puzzles of the mind
Watford City to host triple header concert
Siemian, Broncos ruin Osweiler's homecoming
Dickinson State women's basketball has sights set on NSAA crown
Dickinson State cross country shows well at Mt. Marty Invite
Hype building for No. 17 UND football vs. Weber State on Saturday
One year after Saunders' death, heartbroken players give him credit for bringing emerging elite team together
Our View: This time for president, none of the above
Port: Standing Rock has set themselves up to lose big
Our View: Dickinson should improve liquor laws, increase licenses
Other Views: Lawless, bullying 'Keep It in the Ground' tactics fail
Governor candidate: Focus on public education first
Elizabeth "Liz" Bobb
Martin R. Harnisch
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
July 6, 2016
Bond reduction denied for 2 in meth case
Two inmates charged with conspiring to deliver nearly 12 ounces of methamphetamine were denied a bond reduction on Wednesday. Jessica Stockman, 29 and Crystal Allen, 32, were denied a reduction on their $50,000 bond by Southwest District Judge Rhonda Ehlis. Stockman and Allen, both...
July 6, 2016 - 6:01pm
June 27, 2016
Veeder: Reaping what I sowed with garden boasting
WATFORD CITY, N.D. -- Lord, it’s good to be humble. It’s a lesson I’ve implemented in my daily life since discovering, at a young age,...
June 27, 2016 - 11:37am
June 24, 2016
Autopsy shows oil worker fell to his death after explosion
WATFORD CITY - An autopsy shows that an oilfield worker who died Saturday was killed as the result of a fall, the second time a worker for the...
June 24, 2016 - 5:00pm
Authorities release name of Michigan oilfield worker who died Monday
ROSS, N.D. – The oilfield worker who died Monday after being struck by equipment has been identified as Paul William Green II, 36, of Alger, Mich., the Mountrail County Sheriff’s Office said. Green was pronounced dead at a well site about 4½ miles northeast of Ross after a deputy...
June 24, 2016 - 2:55pm
June 22, 2016
Western ND deputy cleared of hitting motorcyclist during high-speed chase
WATFORD CITY -- A McKenzie County deputy who was standing trial this week for reckless endangerment in relation to a police pursuit last year...
News/crime and courts
June 22, 2016 - 9:26pm
June 21, 2016
Deputy charged with hitting fleeing motorcyclist goes on trial
WATFORD CITY, N.D. -- Trial is underway for a McKenzie County deputy accused of hitting a fleeing motorcyclist with his patrol car last year. A 12-person jury, selected Tuesday morning, heard opening arguments from attorneys and testimony from officers involved in a police pursuit...
June 21, 2016 - 9:45pm
Burned oil workers ‘not out of the woods,’ fundraising sites set up
WATFORD CITY – Co-workers of the men involved in Saturday’s oilfield explosion that killed one and injured three are raising money for medical...
June 21, 2016 - 5:15pm
OSHA officials investigating second oilfield death in 4 days
ROSS, N.D. – A safety official called this “a tragic week in the Bakken” after an oil worker died at a well site in Mountrail County, the second North Dakota oilfield fatality in three days. A 36-year-old employee of Advanced Energy LLC was crushed by a crane boom near Ross...
June 21, 2016 - 5:10pm
June 20, 2016
Update: Oil worker from Wyoming killed in McKenzie County workover rig fire, 3 others injured
WATFORD CITY, N.D. – One worker has died and three were injured in a fire at a McKenzie County oil well site over the weekend, the Occupational...
June 20, 2016 - 5:07pm
June 19, 2016
Veeder: Teaching our children in midst of harsh world
WATFORD CITY, N.D. -- It’s hard to think of anything else these days but what’s in the news. It’s tragedy and politics all wrapped into...
June 19, 2016 - 12:00am
June 16, 2016
After Burgum win, Watford City may need to replace mayor
WATFORD CITY – On the heels of Doug Burgum and Brent Sanford’s primary win, officials in Watford City are preparing for the possibility of...
June 16, 2016 - 4:36pm
June 15, 2016
Man sought in manhunt after shooting in Watford City has charges lowered
WATFORD CITY — Charges against a man who was sought in a manhunt after a January shooting outside Watford City have been considerably reduced as a result of a plea deal. Kyle Fuchs pleaded guilty to assault, a Class A misdemeanor, during a McKenzie County hearing, where charges...
June 15, 2016 - 9:29pm
June 6, 2016
Veeder: Glossy pages don’t reflect our not-so-glamorous life
WATFORD CITY -- This morning, a big yellow screwdriver sits next to a half-eaten pan of cinnamon rolls (the kind out of the freezer section,...
June 6, 2016 - 6:51pm
June 4, 2016
Letter: Sanford brings honesty, integrity to Burgum's campaign
Over these past few months, you and I have had the opportunity to observe and evaluate the perspectives and agendas of the various political candidates locally and nationally. Locally, Brent Sanford has been the mayor of Watford City for the past several years. As a local business...
June 4, 2016 - 11:45pm
June 2, 2016
Police Blotter: Watford City woman cited for theft at Wal-Mart
A 13-year-old Dickinson boy was reported to Dickinson police as a runaway on Wednesday morning by his mother. She told police she believes he...
News/crime and courts
June 2, 2016 - 10:30pm