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Obama administration sends $28 million to aid coal regions
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Nourishing the body and the soul
Don't abandon the elderly canine
Kat Perkins appearing in "Home for the Holidays" concert
Cheers for the DHS cheerleaders
Cougars' boys basketball depth has them pondering the next step
Heart River girls basketball team has room for improvement
Dickinson High gymnasts enter season younger but just as hungry for success
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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