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Jury debating murder fate of Spirit Lake Nation man accused of stabbing man in heart
DPS under investigation, parent alleges rooms used without parental consent
Police Blotter: Camper stolen from RV parking lot
Dog handlers not licensed to work security
Actor Mark Ruffalo joins effort opposing pipeline, Dakota Access says trespassers will be 'removed from the land'
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
Trinity volleyball earns win on senior night over Beach
Blue Hawks, Black Hills State to renew old rivalry
Heart River to add baseball in spring
Former UND standouts make NHL debuts, more to come
Wild use another second-period explosion to blow past Bruins
OMDAHL: Lack of research endangers Marsy's Law
JACOBS: Election could gauge party loyalty in North Dakota
Forum editorial: Re-elect Cramer to House
Our View: This time for president, none of the above
Port: Standing Rock has set themselves up to lose big
Carol Ann Zimmermann
Keith Duane Bittenbinder
Elizabeth "Liz" Bobb
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
October 23, 2014
Experts: SD blizzard not climate change
BROOKINGS, S.D. — A study conducted by a team of weather experts determined the October 2013 blizzard that devastated parts of western South...
October 23, 2014 - 11:01pm
October 10, 2014
Refiners taking back oil trading back in-house
NEW YORK — Independent U.S. refiners are taking back control of their crude supplies just a few years after outsourcing trading to Wall Street...
October 10, 2014 - 4:38pm
September 19, 2014
Tallgrass Energy submits tariffs for its Pony Express crude oil pipeline
NEW YORK - Tallgrass Energy Partners submitted tariffs on Friday for the startup of its Pony Express crude oil pipeline, effective Oct. 1, according to a regulatory filing with the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission. The rates apply to crude oil moved on the highly anticipated...
September 19, 2014 - 12:21pm
September 2, 2014
Dakota plains to build 3rd oil storage tank
Dakota Plains Holdings Inc. said on Tuesday it would build a third, 90,000-barrel storage tank for Bakken crude oil at its Pioneer Rail Terminal in North Dakota. The expansion, which will cost $5.5 million, will boost the terminal’s storage capacity to 270,000 barrels. The Pioneer...
September 2, 2014 - 10:54pm
August 8, 2014
Energy’s next big event: Conferences highlight Bakken’s impact on an international scale
JACKSON HOLE, Wyo. — Ward Koeser recently ended a 20-year run as mayor of Williston. Looking back, Koeser could see the evolution of the Bakken’s...
August 8, 2014 - 11:58pm
July 25, 2014
Exploding shooting targets banned from 12 national forests
SALMON, Idaho — Federal land managers on Wednesday banned exploding targets used by shooting enthusiasts from 12 national forests in four western U.S. states, saying the devices could spark wildfires and are a threat to public safety. The prohibition in Idaho, Nevada, Utah and...
July 25, 2014 - 12:04am
Wyoming man killed in crash with Mack truck
WILLISTON — A Wyoming man was killed Wednesday morning when the car he was riding in hit a truck from behind and caught on fire in Williams County. Jeffrey Novotny, 29, of Riverton, Wyo., and driver Zackery Brown, of Conifer, Colo., had been traveling east on Williams County Road...
News/crime and courts
July 25, 2014 - 12:00am
June 18, 2014
PSC to hold hearing on pipeline in Dickinson
The North Dakota Public Service Commission will hold a hearing in Dickinson on Monday on a proposed 20-mile crude oil pipeline. Belle Fourche Pipeline Company applied for the 10-inch pipeline, would cross through Billings, Stark and Dunn counties. The pipeline, routed alongside an...
June 18, 2014 - 5:01pm
June 8, 2014
Letter: Disappointed in comment deletion
Read with a little disappointment your article on monitoring online comments. As to how do you take upon yourself to delete comments you find offensive? Maybe those comments are more the heartbeat of the community than you think. Just because they don’t agree with you, it is still...
June 8, 2014 - 12:17am
June 7, 2014
Physical, ‘spiritual’ repair for Marmarth church: Denver pastor revives abandoned chapel building
MARMARTH — For at least 15 years, the Marmarth Bible Church sat abandoned after its pastor unexpectedly left town. Marmarth fostered an agricultural...
June 7, 2014 - 11:59pm
Police Blotter: No ‘foul play’ in man’s death at local motel
Officers say the death of a man found at the Oasis Motel in Dickinson on Thursday is not suspicious. Wendell Winfree, 46, and Claude Mercier, 24 arrived in town a couple of weeks ago after walking away from a low-security penitentiary in Bismarck, where they were serving sentences. Officers...
News/crime and courts
June 7, 2014 - 12:09am
BLM seeks bid for facilities to care for wild horses, donkeys
WASHINGTON — The Bureau of Land Management is soliciting bids for short-term facilities to house wild horses and donkeys, according to a press release. The BLM needs to accommodate at 200 animals for a one-year period, with a renewal option for four extensions, officials said in...
May 7, 2014 - 6:44pm
March 28, 2014
Semi hits South Heart exit overpass with frac tanks
A semi driver hit the South Heart exit with his cargo Thursday. Thomas Basler, Cheyenne, Wyo., was driving west on Interstate 94 in a 1997 Kenworth Truck with a flatbed trailer when he failed to turn onto Exit 51 north of South Heart, according to the North Dakota State Highway....
March 28, 2014 - 11:35pm
March 13, 2014
Great Lakes Airlines pulling out of Dickinson: Flying company ends 21-year partnership
After a 21-year partnership, Great Lakes Airlines will no longer offer service to and from Theodore Roosevelt Regional Airport. Making the announcement at the March meeting of the Dickinson Airport Authority Commission on Thursday, airport manager Matthew Remynse confirmed that...
March 13, 2014 - 9:01pm
March 12, 2014
Hoeven introduces federal legislation to reduce flaring
WASHINGTON – Sen. John Hoeven and two senators from Wyoming introduced federal legislation Wednesday that aims to reduce natural gas flaring. The Natural Gas Gathering Enhancement Act seeks to expedite the permitting of natural gas gathering lines located on federal and Indian...
March 12, 2014 - 6:06pm