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Scott G. Swygman
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Ignatz "Ned" Brossart
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Time to carry a compass
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Core truth: Geologist lit fuse of North Dakota's oil boom
LLOYD OMDAHL: Measure 1 begs issue of representativeness
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June 25, 2016
U.S. oil drillers cut rigs, prices rally back to 11-month high
U.S. oil drillers cut rigs this week for a 20th week this year after three weeks of additions, according to a closely followed report on Friday,...
June 25, 2016 - 10:42am
June 9, 2016
Bakken Paws has rescued 70 dogs since October in and around Dickinson
DICKINSON, N.D. -- Bakken Paws is a non-profit animal rescue and foster group started by animal lovers who saw a need for dogs and cats in...
June 9, 2016 - 10:00pm
May 5, 2016
America's newest refinery, built in western North Dakota, falls victim to oil price slump
DICKINSON, ND. -- The owners of a North Dakota refinery that was the first to be built in the United States since the 1970s have curtailed output...
May 5, 2016 - 1:47pm
May 3, 2016
Controversial refinery proposed for near Theodore Roosevelt National Park tabled by county commission
MEDORA -- The Billings County Commission -- and specifically the topic of rezoning more than 700 acres of land for the proposed Davis Refinery...
May 3, 2016 - 4:06pm
A flawed visionary, McClendon ignited shale revolution, courted controversy
(Reuters) - Aubrey McClendon, the oil and gas entrepreneur whose outsized ambition and high tolerance for risk made him a leading figure in the...
March 3, 2016 - 7:15pm
February 19, 2016
Jim Dotzenrod: North Dakota erred badly by cutting oil tax
WYNDMERE, N.D.—On Jan. 1, North Dakota's oil extraction tax dropped from a rate of 6.5 percent to a new lower rate of 5 percent. That change...
February 19, 2016 - 5:00am
January 29, 2016
LETTER: Oil Boom's many benefits linger in western North Dakota
I'm writing to respond to John Heiser's letter, "Westerners glad to see Big Oil knocked down to size" (Page A4, Jan. 23). Despite the billions invested by taxpayers in western North Dakota, there are people such as Heiser who complain, resist change and lack empathy for those who...
January 29, 2016 - 4:45am
LETTER: Prospects remain bright for oil-industry jobs
Earlier this week, I saw a TV news story highlighting steady job growth in oil industry jobs despite low oil prices. I started researching the topic and found data that affirms the story. There is lots of information about the outlook for oil in North Dakota, but most people overlook...
January 29, 2016 - 4:15am
January 28, 2016
North Dakota woman to seeks clues at Henrikson trial for unfound body
Lissa Yellowbird-Chase may be the only person from North Dakota taking unpaid time off from work to sit through the trial of a man accused of hiring the murder of two men during the Bakken oil boom. Others — including former Three Affiliated Tribes chairman Tex Hall, his companion...
News/crime and courts
January 28, 2016 - 9:45pm
January 15, 2016
While oil boom has slowed, births still booming
A baby boom continued in North Dakota’s Oil Patch in 2015 even as falling oil prices prompted layoffs and workers leaving the area.
January 15, 2016 - 7:00am
December 11, 2015
TV special on oil rush causes skepticism, anger
WILLISTON — A television special that claimed to expose crime and desperation brought to Williston by the oil rush was met with local skepticism,...
News/crime and courts
December 11, 2015 - 7:15am
December 4, 2015
Financial news, opinion website ranks North Dakota best-run state again
The financial news and opinion website 24/7 Wall St. has named North Dakota as the nation’s best-run state for the fourth consecutive year,...
December 4, 2015 - 7:00pm
November 12, 2015
Teacher shortage being felt across North Dakota
BISMARCK -- The North Dakota teacher licensing board learned Thursday that the shortage of teachers in North Dakota extends well...
November 12, 2015 - 10:15pm
John Oliver spills on North Dakota oil industry
HBO's John Oliver is no fan of North Dakota nice. In fact, he wants residents to "be angry." In a nearly 20-minute monologue on Sunday's night's...
October 12, 2015 - 10:10pm
October 7, 2015
North Dakota unemployment benefit claims up 130 percent over September 2014
BISMARCK – Job Service North Dakota saw a whopping 130 percent increase in the number of people claiming unemployment benefits in September compared with the same month last year, underscoring the ripple effect that depressed crude oil prices have had on the state’s labor...
October 7, 2015 - 9:00pm