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'Very much counter to the plan': Trump defies advisers in embrace of Putin
Bear euthanized after being removed from Grand Forks park
$21M gift a boost for religious college
Research animal deaths at NDSU prompt complaints
Teacher on a plane talked about her low-income students. Passengers overheard and gave her more than $500 in cash.
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North Dakota state wages up for first time in three years
Giant pork surplus awaits Americans as trade wars risk exports
Canada's biggest clothing store pulls Ivanka Trump's brand from its shelves
EPA released proposed biofuels volumes in RFS with mixed industry reaction
Treating addiction in a rural area: Small town health center offers big city services
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Xcel wins approval for another major wind farm project
ND wind companies required to plan ahead for restoring land
Lawmakers offer mixed views of Scott Pruitt's mark on EPA
Trump's coal gambit may yield political points, not mining jobs
Trump renews his criticism of OPEC for 'too high' oil prices
Want to raise empathetic kids? Try spending time in nature.
Sanford drop-off site a boon for breast milk donors
To reduce waste, try this instead of that
How to transform a bakery croissant into something marvelous
Study finds decrease in early deaths in ND
Badlands bats stagnant at Pierre
Hometown slugger wins All-Star Home Run Derby
Roughriders go winless at Gopher Classic
Twins' Berrios excited to be first-time All-Star
Reeve hopes all five Lynx starters are picked for home All-Star Game
Commentary: Here’s something everyone seems to be overlooking in the (mostly) political hysteria over soybeans
Commentary: The subtle deception we all face
Commentary: Summer 'movecation' is no holiday
Commentary: Are capricious state regulators contributing to ND's child care shortage?
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New Rockford, N.D., woman celebrates 108th birthday
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New weightlifting studio sees early success
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Veterans Pavilion, for those who served
New Methodist church honors past, anticipates future
Dairy farming is not only a job, but a lifestyle
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October 4, 2017
Dunn County passes hazardous waste landfill amendment
MANNING— The Dunn County Board of Commissioners voted unanimously on Wednesday to approve the second and final reading of a special waste landfill or industrial waste landfill amendment to the county Land Development Ordinance. "I'm glad that we have something in place now,"...
October 4, 2017 - 11:24pm
July 31, 2017
Hearing set for Thursday on Bakken mobile oilfield radioactive waste treatment plant
KILLDEER, N.D.—Several members of the public say they want more information about a mobile oilfield waste treatment plant that's proposed for the Bakken. The North Dakota Department of Health will hold a public hearing this week on White Wing Limited's application for a radioactive...
July 31, 2017 - 6:24pm
Western ND landfill operator found with radioactive waste
ALEXANDER, N.D.—An oil field waste landfill that withdrew its application to handle radioactive waste is under review for having tons of...
August 31, 2016 - 8:25pm
August 9, 2016
In heated do-over meeting, N.D. Health Council ratifies rules for radioactive oilfield waste
BISMARCK – Opponents of new rules that allow for disposal of oilfield waste with higher levels of radioactivity in North Dakota made emotional...
August 9, 2016 - 12:20pm
July 26, 2016
Judge says he won't dismiss illegal radioactive waste meeting lawsuit
BISMARCK—A district court judge said Monday he won't dismiss a suit against the North Dakota Health Council for holding an illegal public...
July 26, 2016 - 10:02pm
July 15, 2016
Other Views: ND open meetings law tested
FARGO -- North Dakota’s attorney general is in error regarding his office’s handling of an open meetings law violation by the State Health Council. Wayne Stenehjem’s conclusion in the case is curious because his tenure has been distinguished by vigorous enforcement of open meetings...
July 15, 2016 - 5:40pm
May 12, 2016
Residents of Alexander heated up over radioactive waste proposal
ALEXANDER -- The city hall in the hometown of North Dakota’s gentle environmental giant -- former Gov. Art Link -- started warm and only got...
May 12, 2016 - 10:31pm
April 19, 2016
Residents turn to county in fight against radioactive waste
WATFORD CITY – Residents of a McKenzie County township urged county leaders Tuesday to help them in their fight against an oilfield waste landfill...
April 19, 2016 - 6:54pm
February 24, 2016
McKenzie County landfill could be first to take radioactive waste under new ND rules
WILLISTON, N.D. – An oilfield landfill south of Williston is the first facility in North Dakota to propose accepting radioactive waste under...
February 24, 2016 - 2:29pm
January 17, 2016
Out-of-state shipping of radioactive waste declines
BISMARCK -- A Glendive, Montana, radioactive waste landfill operator thinks some “bad actors” in the oil fields are illegally disposing of...
January 17, 2016 - 6:00am
October 2, 2015
Groups ask for attorney general’s opinion regarding open meeting law violation
Two groups concerned with the process in which the North Dakota Health Council used during an open meeting law on Aug. 11 in Bismarck, have requested an opinion from Attorney General Wayne Stenehjem on Friday afternoon regarding the matter. Representatives from Dakota Resource...
October 2, 2015 - 9:57pm
March 14, 2015
Where do the filter socks go? Concerns rise with proposed increase to radioactive waste levels
WILLISTON — A special waste landfill in far western North Dakota will seek to dispose of radioactive waste, if it becomes legal. Charles Slaughter,...
March 14, 2015 - 9:48pm
March 12, 2015
State investigates improper disposal of oilfield waste in Williston
WILLISTON, N.D. – State officials are investigating about 100 filter socks that were improperly disposed of in north Williston, the Department...
March 12, 2015 - 3:41pm
February 3, 2015
Contractor pays reduced fine, leaves state after filter sock investigation
WILLISTON, N.D. – A contractor that stockpiled filter socks in McKenzie County last year paid a $16,000 fine, with $87,000 in fines dismissed,...
February 3, 2015 - 6:04pm
January 28, 2015
N.D. oil producers aim to cut radioactive waste bills
WILLISTON -- North Dakota's oil industry is pushing to change the state's radioactive waste disposal laws as part of a broad effort to conserve...
January 28, 2015 - 1:20pm