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ND legislators plan study of gas royalty deductions
Alerus Center in contract talks with Philadelphia-based operations firm
Ag groups urge Trump to stick with NAFTA
Mattress murderer pleads guilty to stabbing in ND prison weight room
Canadian man held in Grand Forks charged with human smuggling
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MDU enters power purchase agreement for Thunder Spirit Wind project near Hettinger
U.S. oil rig count recovers to end 2016 near year-ago levels
New state regulations will affect repairs of pipeline
ND oil production up 7 percent, returns above 1 million barrels a day
Oil pipeline spill near Belfield estimated at 176,000 gallons
Rock art ‘bugs’ come to life
Should pregnant mothers hang up their cell phones?
New study analyzes student loan refinancing process
Enjoy pizza, meet storybook characters; proceeds going toward Imagination Library
Defense defines 2017 NFL Draft
Kolpack: A photo of Janis Thompson would be worth a million memories to her sister
Former Eagles QB Jaworski says Wentz 'shouldn't have any input' in Eagles' 2017 draft
Izzo: NDSU's top five NFL-bound opponents from 2016-17 season
'Beast Mode' returns: Lynch set to join Raiders after trade from Seahawks
Quam: My promotion coincided with the death of my 16-year-old nephew
Port: That wasn’t slut shaming, and we need to talk about this double standard for female victims
Port: Burgum faces tax hike quandary while Heitkamp report reveals interesting numbers
McFeely: NDSU rejects land swap
Port: House members laugh as they vote down 'Dollar Doug' amendment
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Ervin William Hellman, Sr.
Walter, Elizabeth "Betty Ann"
Heidt and Horner plan wedding
Kristianson and Kilwein
Olson and Steffan
Engagement: Pottorff and Schank
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
Perfecting 'Players': Restaurant manager on delicious mission
Worlds Greatest City Wide Garage Sale
Honoring our Firefighters
December 30, 2015
Northwest ND power company selected for power grid
WILLISTON -- A northwest North Dakota power company has just taken a big leap that positions it to to make a bigger mark on the nation’s energy map. Mountrail Williams Electric Cooperative, on the eve of celebrating its 25th anniversary, was recently welcomed as the newest member...
December 30, 2015 - 8:00am
December 24, 2015
Williston considers outlawing strip clubs downtown
WILLISTON, N.D. — Exotic dancing at Main Street clubs may soon be a thing of the past. City commissioners have taken the first step toward clearing businesses off of Main Street that offer live adult entertainment, as well as restricting any strip clubs that might remain operating...
December 24, 2015 - 4:13pm
December 11, 2015
Williams County top user of pipeline reclamation programs
WILLISTON — Williams County has made the most use of a new pipeline reclamation assistance program to help landowners who have been affected, according to figures released by the new pilot program. The Pipeline Restoration and Reclamation Oversight Program has taken 23 requests...
December 11, 2015 - 11:56pm
December 2, 2015
19-year-old changes drug charge plea to guilty
WILLISTON, N.D. -- Nineteen-year-old Brianna Lizotte burst into tears in the Williams County Courthouse on Monday when Judge David W. Nelson explained that by changing her plea to “guilty” to the 10 counts including two Class AA felonies, she could potentially be facing life in...
News/crime and courts
December 2, 2015 - 3:13pm
November 30, 2015
Market forces close one of Williams County’s largest man camps
TIOGA, N.D. — While the city of Williston was deciding the fate of its own man camps, market forces were deciding the fate of another. Capital Lodge, between Ray and Tioga, has closed, according to a report in the Tioga Tribune. Attempts to contact a representative of the lodge,...
November 30, 2015 - 4:37pm
November 27, 2015
Local sheriff’s agencies weigh in on reported oilfield thefts in the Bakken
As oil prices stay low, active rigs continue to drop off the landscape and many oilfield workers find themselves out of a job nationally, theft of equipment and materials is becoming common in some U.S. oil regions. However, Bakken law enforcement agencies’ reports of prevalence...
November 27, 2015 - 4:18pm
November 23, 2015
2 arrested near Epping on rape, attempted murder charges
WILLISTON, N.D. — Two men were arrested last week for allegedly raping and trying to kill a Williston woman near Epping, police say. Jean-Michael...
News/crime and courts
November 23, 2015 - 7:02pm
Hess finishes work to ease excess flaring
TIOGA, N.D. – Crews completed maintenance work at the Hess Tioga Gas Plant over the weekend after days of significant natural gas flaring in...
November 23, 2015 - 5:45pm
November 17, 2015
State inspection finds 18 too many female inmates at Williams County facility
WILLISTON, N.D. — The Williams County jail has been ordered by the state to immediately reduce and maintain its female population to rated capacity after an inspection found the facility had 18 more females than the 20 it is presently allowed. The matter was discussed at the...
November 17, 2015 - 11:39pm
November 9, 2015
Oil Patch farmers getting help with pipeline problems
TIOGA, N.D. – It’s taken as long as 2½ years for western North Dakota farmer Dennis Johnsrud to resolve one issue with a pipeline company....
November 9, 2015 - 6:29pm
Despite oil boom slow down, Williston housing still in high demand
WILLISTON, N.D. -- Grey hung in the sky, slowly coating the ground with an icy drizzle. Individuals sat quietly in the Salvation Army chapel waiting for their appointment, hoping they could be seen that day. Others simply took the opportunity to get some quality sleep in the warmth...
November 9, 2015 - 9:11am
October 31, 2015
Williston airport proponents chart aggressive course
WILLISTON -- A $250 million Williston airport relocation is edging closer to becoming a reality as one local official is questioning the...
October 31, 2015 - 10:07pm
October 26, 2015
Poachings in northwest N.D. increase; 5 recorded this year
A headless whitetail buck found at Demick's Lake near Keene on Sept. 10 was the first in a string of five poachings within a month that North...
October 26, 2015 - 6:20pm
September 23, 2015
Oil Patch man camps dwindling to ghost camps
WILLISTON, N.D. - Some man camps are becoming ghost camps in the oil patch, especially in Mountrail County where only five of the 23 camps whose operating permits expire this year have applied for renewal. Another 11 are done and cleaned up, and seven are in the wind, with no forwarding...
September 23, 2015 - 9:37am
September 7, 2015
Durum variety Joppa a boon to producers
GRENORA — There’s a new kid on the block, and it’s causing some excitement for the durum growers out there. The wheat variety is called Joppa, and it’s a yet another success story coming out of the North Dakota State University breeding program. Wade Fischer, of Grenora,...
September 7, 2015 - 10:08pm