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KILLDEER – A valve failure at an oil well caused about 400 barrels, or 16,800 gallons, of oil to spill on Saturday, Nov. 19, but the spill was contained and recovered, the North Dakota Oil and Gas Division said. HRC Operating LLC reported the incident on Sunday at a well about 15 miles north of Killdeer.
A 76-year-old Minot man died in a rear-end crash in a passing lane on Interstate 94 just outside of Dickinson on Wednesday morning. Jules Wyum and Ashlynn Dietz, 20, of Beach were both heading west out of Dickinson about 11:20 a.m. when the North Dakota Highway Patrol said Dietz rear-ended the Wyum vehicle. Both vehicles had significant damage. Wyum died at CHI St. Alexius hospital in Dickinson.
FARGO—The Fargo Police Department and West Acres Shopping Center are bracing for potential trouble on Friday, Nov. 18. An online ad posted this week on craigslist.com called for individuals to gather at West Acres on Friday to protest the Dakota Access Pipeline. Police Lt. Bill Ahlfeldt said Wednesday, Nov. 16, that if there is trouble and West Acres asks for assistance, the Police Department is ready to help.
CANNON BALL, N.D. — After recording a song in support of Dakota Access Pipeline opponents, Canadian singer-songwriter Neil Young did them one better last Saturday, Nov. 12, by celebrating his 71st birthday with a serenade of the protest camp in south-central North Dakota. Young posted a Facebook video showing him strumming his guitar and playing the harmonica as he meandered through the camp where thousands of "water protectors" are staying just north of the Standing Rock Sioux Reservation.
FARGO -- A West Fargo father who was initially accused of threatening to kill his teenage daughter and of pointing a gun at her because he was upset over her sexual orientation pleaded guilty Monday, Nov. 14, to a terrorizing charge and was sentenced to 78 days in jail, which he has already served.
BISMARCK — A soft lockdown was ordered Monday, Nov. 14, at the North Dakota Capitol after a group of protesters congregated on the building grounds. The North Dakota Highway Patrol said those with key card access could still enter the building and while those inside are allowed to leave if they choose. Protesters opposed to the Dakota Access Pipeline gathered on three sides of the Capitol late Monday morning.
GRAND FORKS — World renowned comedy legend Jerry Seinfeld is booked for a March 9, 2017 show at the Chester Fritz Auditorium in Grand Forks. Both the Chester Fritz and Seinfeld have the show listed on their respective Facebook pages. Tickets for the 7 p.m. show will be available through Ticketmaster.
CAVALIER, N.D. — A woman wanted in California for parental kidnapping is awaiting extradition in Pembina County after being arrested trying to cross the Canadian border with her two children...
WASHINGTON – News from the federal government regarding the Dakota Access Pipeline could come within days, according to statements made Thursday, Nov. 10, in federal court. The Department of Justice indicated during a status conference Thursday for the case filed by the Standing Rock Sioux Tribe that steps for “a path forward” would be announced within days, according to representatives for Standing Rock.
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