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North Dakota oil production sets more records, but limited by gas capture
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Bakken reserves hold 30 to 40 billion barrels of recoverable oil, industry executive says
North Dakota oil, gas production returns to record levels
Proposed N.D. Land Board rules could cause delays for energy, agriculture sectors
Aging coal plants get new life under Trump plan
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December 2, 2017
Authorities ID woman killed in southwest ND crash
NEW ENGLAND, N.D.—Authorities have identified a driver who died near here Friday, Dec. 1, in a fatal car crash that also seriously injured...
December 2, 2017 - 6:57pm
October 11, 2013
Amidon talking about growth
AMIDON -- With all the talk of the Tyler Formation possibly ramping up with oil drilling activities in the near future, one small southwest North...
October 11, 2013 - 12:00am
September 28, 2013
The year of the Tyler: Helms says Tyler where Bakken was in 2004
Marathon Oil is the first company to try modern horizontal fracking in the Tyler Formation after spudding a well in northeastern Slope County...
September 28, 2013 - 12:00am
August 5, 2013
N.D. game officials' concerns noted in mineral lease auction
BISMARCK - North Dakota public lands officials say they have incorporated many recommendations by state game officials to protect wildlife habitat...
August 5, 2013 - 12:00am
June 12, 2013
Bowman rancher dies in cattle-related accident
AMIDON -- A Bowman man died Monday following a cattle-related accident on a ranch here in Slope County. Stanley Pope, 81, was pronounced dead at the scene after a head of cattle turned on him as he and his son were attempting to transport it at the family's TP Ranch near Amidon...
June 12, 2013 - 12:00am
June 11, 2013
81-year-old rancher dies after Monday incident in Slope County
A southwest North Dakota rancher has died after a Monday morning accident in Slope County. Stanley Pope, 81, of Bowman died following what Slope County Sheriff Pat Lorge on Tuesday called a "cattle-related" incident. Check back later for more details.
June 11, 2013 - 4:08pm
June 3, 2013
Tornadoes reported near Bowman, in southern Billings County
The National Weather Service said that a tornado reportedly touched down southeast of Bowman late Monday afternoon. A funnel cloud was spotted by as many as five trained weather spotters. Bowman County officials could not confirm if the tornado had done any damage when contacted...
June 3, 2013 - 6:05pm
March 23, 2013
Rhame woman dies in crash west of Amidon
AMIDON -- A 30-year-old Rhame woman died Saturday afternoon in a head-on vehicle collision while attempting to negotiate a left-hand curve along ice-covered Highway 85 west of Amidon and north of Bowman, according to a report released by the North Dakota Highway Patrol.
March 23, 2013 - 8:50pm
March 17, 2013
Sheriff's in Bowman, Slope counties issue no-travel advisory; southwest ND under travel alert
The sheriff's offices in both Bowman and Slope counties have issued a no-travel advisory due to blowing and drifting snow creating icy conditions and reduced visibility. A spokesperson for the North Dakota Department of Transportation said the sheriff's offices in the Bowman and...
March 17, 2013 - 7:56pm
August 26, 2012
Saturday scenes of Slope County Fair
Mary Kay Versen dishes out pie at the Slope County Farmers Fair in Amidon on Saturday. The fair continues today with rodeo performances, an ecumenical...
August 26, 2012 - 12:00am
August 23, 2012
Slope County Farmer's Fair nears
By Betsy Simon firstname.lastname@example.org At the ripe old age of 92, the Slope County Farmer's Fair is looking pretty good, organizers say. Lane Hall, county extension agent and advertising and publicity chair for the fair in Amidon, Friday through Sunday, said the attendees...
August 23, 2012 - 12:00am
June 14, 2012
Primary voting turnout up in most counties
Voter turnout out for Tuesday's primary was up in most counties and many county auditors believe it was the ballot measures that drew the public to the polls in larger numbers. Stark County had a total of 5,521 ballots cast in the primary. That is about 28 percent of the county's...
June 14, 2012 - 12:00am
April 24, 2012
Get ready for delays on Highway 12 from Bowman-Slope County line to Rhame
Motorists may experience delays up to half an hour when construction begins Wednesday on Highway 12, according to a press release. Crews will resurface the road starting at the Bowman-Slope County line and ending at Rhame. The will also be a 14-foot width restriction.
April 24, 2012 - 12:00am
Amidon's ruse keeping the roads safer
Someone kidnapped the policewoman in Amidon last spring and she has yet to be located, but not to worry -- she's not real. For the last two...
April 24, 2012 - 12:00am
April 7, 2012
Slope County Commission passes crew camp ordinance
Slope County doesn't have any crew camps, but that doesn't mean its officials will wait for one to break ground before having a plan. The Slope County Commission passed its crew camp ordinance Tuesday after its Planning and Zoning Board recommended approval at Tuesday's meeting at...
April 7, 2012 - 12:00am