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Lawsuit seeks decision on Lake Sakakawea mineral rights, royalties
ND Supreme Court rules against Larimore bus, train crash victims on damages cap
Florida man pleads not guilty to sexual assault-related charges
Fargo lawmaker involved in gay dating app controversy to seek re-election
Northern Minnesota siblings win $22.8 million lottery prize
crime and courts
nation and world
After historic college basketball upset, Little Caesar’s announces free pizza giveaway to everyone in America
High school project for warming calves turns into business plan
'Netflix for oil' setting stage for $1 trillion data battle
Self-driving Uber strikes and kills pedestrian in Arizona
COLUMN: Let the market decide: Organic and economics
place a business brief
Geology is destiny: A Q&A with John Bluemle
Badlands energy development focus of film
Why are gas prices going up?
Keystone XL pipeline gets enough shipper pledges to proceed
ND oil production moves into growth mode
Where communities thrive: Megan Klassen shares love of Dickinson through her work
So many cartons, so little time: A guide to grocery store eggs
Enriching people's lives: Carrie Zimmerman takes leadership role
Cookies for the veterans
Crop failure on the kitchen table
Carter's OT tally leads Kings past Wild
Miners wrap up season with fifth-place state tournament finish
DSU baseball earns first win of season
Kram, Klaman earn all-state honors
Dillon named NSAA player-of-the-week
Commentary: Anti-corruption ballot measure activists, flush with out of state money, Looking to hire professional signature collectors
Shout out to our teachers
How little -- not big -- moments remind you about living
Staging your home not as easy as you think
COMMENTARY: Schools shouldn't have excused students for anti-gun protests
Mary Eve Thomas
Ernest "Ernie" Heidecker
Jerome M. Tveter
Supporting Denny McNamara
We need Denny McNamara
A Personal Note From Denny
Dairy farming is not only a job, but a lifestyle
Tilted Tulip, many things for many people
New clothing store opens in Bowman
Dickinson 4-H and FFA chapters continue to prepare students
Viola LaFontaine leads Mott-Regent schools, set to retire at the end of the year
2018 Best Of The Western Edge Winners
5 places close to home to consider for your spring vacation
30 under 30
December 26, 2012
'Fracking' overtakes 'climate change' in Google searches
NEW YORK -- Not so long ago, fracking was a technical term little known beyond the energy industry. Now it's coming to Hollywood, as the fierce battle between environmentalists and oil firms is played out in several forthcoming films. Hydraulic fracturing, the controversial drilling...
December 26, 2012 - 12:00am
December 14, 2012
Oil well near Parshall is under control
PARSHALL - Crews regained control of an oil well near Parshall about 5 a.m. today after the well stopped flowing, said the state Department of Mineral Resources. The cleanup process has begun, said Alison Ritter, a spokeswoman for the department.
December 14, 2012 - 12:00am
September 26, 2012
ND approves frack water disposal well near Killdeer
The North Dakota Industrial Commission on Monday approved the creation of a saltwater disposal well outside of Killdeer that some think is too close to a future subdivision. During a meeting in Bismarck, the IC ruled that Waterworks Killdeer LLC would be allowed to dispose of saltwater...
September 26, 2012 - 12:00am
August 24, 2012
Preliminary cause of oil well explosion: cigarette lighter
ARNEGARD -- A cigarette lighter may have caused a fire at an oil well site Wednesday near here that seriously burned two men, a spokesman for the company that owned the well said. Two men were burned in what the McKenzie County Sheriff's Office called an oil well explosion that...
August 24, 2012 - 12:00am
August 23, 2012
Explosion at oil well burns two men
WILLISTON - Two men were seriously burned in an oil well explosion Wednesday in McKenzie County. According to a release from the McKenzie County Sheriff's Office, the explosion was reported at 12:05 p.m. Wednesday. Bruce Ford, 52, and Rod Law, 48, were working at the well owned...
August 23, 2012 - 1:54pm
June 3, 2012
Experts: Pa. to remain center of gas drilling
PITTSBURGH (AP) -- Like a runner who's gotten a big head start in a race, Pennsylvania may be set to dominate natural gas production in the Marcellus Shale region for many years, experts say. With billions of dollars already invested in leases, wells and related infrastructure, the...
June 3, 2012 - 12:00am
April 26, 2012
Update: Dickinson-area firefighters have blaze next to oil well under control
Firefighters put out a blaze in the middle of a field next to an oil-well site south of Dickinson after about an hour at the scene. There were...
April 26, 2012 - 5:58pm
Belfield mineral rights owners air grievances for non-producing oil wells
Mineral rights owners for land about two miles northeast of Belfield are upset at an oil company sitting on potentially drillable oil. They demanded at a meeting held Wednesday at the North Dakota Geological Survey in Bismarck that the state Industrial Commission take action. The...
April 26, 2012 - 12:00am
January 9, 2012
Update: Man dies at oil site in Dunn County over weekend; cause of death unknown
A man in his early 20s died at a Dunn County oil well-site over the weekend but the cause of death is unclear, the Occupational Safety and Health Administration Bismarck Office confirmed Monday, but had few other details. "We were informed there was a fatality that occurred in Dunn...
January 9, 2012 - 2:05pm
April 10, 2009
Campus gun measure defeated
BISMARCK (AP) -- Senators narrowly defeated a proposal to allow North Dakota's college students to keep guns in campus apartments, with the bill's critics saying school policies already work well to regulate firearms. Some of North Dakota's public colleges have storage centers for...
April 10, 2009 - 11:34pm
April 1, 2009
$45,000 allotted to industrial park plan
Stark County officials will soon look into building one or more industrial sites within the county as well as southern Dunn County. Planning for the sites will be easier since the United States Commerce Department Economic Development Administration announced Tuesday it was granting...
April 1, 2009 - 11:21pm
March 25, 2009
North Dakota is known for its extreme weather as well as the people willing to lend a helping hand. During a Monday and Tuesday's blizzard, hospitals...
March 25, 2009 - 11:33pm
July 20, 2008
New law is working to force old oil well cleanup
BISMARCK -- A new law that forces owners of abandoned North Dakota oil wells - some more than 50 years old - to clean up their sites has worked so well that in less than a year, most wells it targeted are compliant or well on their way, a state official said. That's just what Tom...
July 20, 2008 - 12:00am
June 25, 2008
New interpretive center is faring well
MEDORA -- Since its grand opening weekend in April, the Chateau de Mores Interpretive Center here has welcomed over 2,000 visitors. The new $ 2 million building was under construction for approximately two years to replace the former building, which was built in 1972. "They were...
June 25, 2008 - 12:00am
April 18, 2008
Oil fields need gas pipelines as well
BISMARCK -- Oil is not the only valuable commodity coming out of the increasing number of wells drilled in northwestern North Dakota. Along with crude comes associated natural gas and several other heavy hydrocarbons that are worth big bucks, the state's Pipeline Authority director...
April 18, 2008 - 12:00am