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Trump Interior nominee would review Obama's limits on oil drilling
ND Senate votes to delay parts of medical marijuana law
Suspect in custody in Minot shooting as shooter taken to hospital
Former 'Apprentice' contestant files defamation suit against Trump
ND House passes bill to limit governor bonuses
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nation and world
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
Magic, murder and mayhem; Foundation sponsors mystery dinner theater
Lauren Alaina to entertain at the Mardi Gras
Saving homeless pets; Oreo's Animal Rescue plans fundraiser
Trinity to present 'Into the Woods'
5 Ways to Ensure Your Small Business is In Lending Shape in 2017
Bo Jackson expresses concern for Panthers' Newton
Steelers coach Tomlin apologizes; WR Brown to face discipline
Blue Hawks men’s hoops edges Vikings
Dickinson State women’s basketball tops Valley City
Introspective off days are key to Karl-Anthony Towns' improvement
Port: Gov. Doug Burgum has broken his pledges on tax and fee hikes
Welle: 15 things I want my children to know about me
Jacobs: NDSU's Bresciani notes 'unusual' ND media environment in application for Ohio job
BENSON: A monarchy in America
OMDAHL: A high tech governor offers great promise
Shirley A. Dvorak
Hilma K. Sargent
Kim F. Krull
Thomas F. Murtha
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
January 1, 2015
Stray animals an issue on reservations
NEW TOWN -- The headlines in November were disquieting. In two separate incidents on different Indian reservations, one adult and one child...
January 1, 2015 - 10:14pm
December 5, 2014
Oil Patch trucking company, state agree to reduced fine
WILLISTON — Wyoming-based Black Hills Trucking Inc. has agreed on a settlement with the North Dakota Department of Health for operating without a license or a permit for nearly six years, but may face more legal action from another state agency. The deal requires the company to...
December 5, 2014 - 8:58pm
November 11, 2014
Firefighter dies in freak hunting accident
A Wyoming firefighter died after a freak hunting accident in which he was shot in both legs by a single round from a powerful rifle that discharged when it accidentally struck the ground, authorities said Monday. Bruce Ellyson had been big-game hunting with friends in the Shoshone...
News/crime and courts
November 11, 2014 - 10:20pm
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