Amy Dalrymple is a Forum News Service reporter stationed in the Oil Patch. She can be reached at firstname.lastname@example.org or (701) 580-6890.
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WILLISTON – Williston crew camps will be required to close by Sept. 1 under an ordinance approved Tuesday, but operators could seek permission to reopen in the future if a...
WILLISTON, N.D. — Better planning and coordination are needed to reduce the impact of oil development in North Dakota's Badlands, a report released today says. More than 70 North Dakotans participated in a study aimed at assessing oil development in the Badlands and the Little Missouri River Valley, with most agreeing that more should be done to preserve the land while developing the resources.
TIOGA, N.D. — A free camp for kids in Tioga may have launched the careers of future drone pilots. About 75 students attended a two-day drone camp in the northwest North Dakota town, with every participant taking home a drone after learning the basics. "The goal of the program is to instill children with the desire to move into the 21st century with technology," said Dennis Lindahl, economic development consultant for Tioga.
WATFORD CITY – A ranch with premier views of North Dakota’s Badlands and the Little Missouri Scenic River will be up for auction this fall after being in one family...
WHITE EARTH, N.D. – A tank that overflowed caused a spill of 470 barrels, or 19,740 gallons, of saltwater to spill Wednesday in Mountrail County, but the spill was contained...
Enbridge and Marathon Petroleum announced this week plans to acquire a portion of the Dakota Access Pipeline in a deal that would leave Enbridge's Sandpiper Pipeline without a major customer. Enbridge Energy Partners and Marathon Petroleum Corp. have entered into a joint venture to purchase a minority percent interest in the Dakota Access Pipeline and the Energy Transfer Crude Pipeline, which are expected to be complete later this year and would transport crude from the Bakken to Midwest refineries and on to the Gulf Coast.
BISMARCK — More than 40 percent of Native Americans on North Dakota reservations live in poverty, a rate at least 9 percent higher than tribal areas nationwide, show new statistics compiled by the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development. At least 14 percent of tribal members living on North Dakota reservations live in overcrowded conditions or lack a kitchen or plumbing, according to figures compiled using American Community Survey data.
HALLIDAY, N.D. – About 120 barrels, or 5,040 gallons, of produced water spilled Saturday when a truck rolled in Dunn County, with some of the contamination reaching a stock pond,...
WATFORD CITY — A four-lane highway heading south of Watford City is critical for improving safety and promoting economic development for the region, several said during a public meeting Tuesday. But others urged planners of a four-lane U.S. Highway 85 to do more to minimize impacts to the Badlands and Theodore Roosevelt National Park. The North Dakota Department of Transportation held a meeting in Watford City Tuesday to get feedback on proposed options for expanding Highway 85 between Watford City and Belfield.
WILLISTON, N.D. — A former Williston strip club once known for its excessive police calls is working to change its image after retiring the pole. Heartbreakers, which now operates as a night club after city leaders adopted new policies that restrict exotic dancing, is now under new management and will host its first charity event Friday.