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Rob Port: Rosy report on NDSU's fiscal health is based on private foundation's money, not NDSU's
Fort Totten school recognized for safe culture
East Grand Forks making progress on rebuilding financial reserves
Hires and Promotions
Griggs County Commission violated open meeting laws to discuss courthouse
crime and courts
LEGION BASEBALL: Park River making another title bid
UND FOOTBALL: UND up to 3 commits for 2017
LEGION BASEBALL: Same lineup, different obstacles for Thompson
Philadelphia's plan for quarterback Carson Wentz is a redshirt year
LEGION BASEBALL: Small numbers, big success for Devils Lake
Whip a good smoothie
When it comes to beard oil, a little dab’ll do ya
Off the Record: 'Ghostbusters' did not ruin your childhood; it's enjoyable and revitalizes the franchise
North Dakota woman uses food to tell a story on her YouTube cooking channel
Gardening terms for beginners: From head space to wet feet and everything in between
life & style
Josephine (Schaefer) Cunningham
Robert Errol "Sal" Soltvedt
Orville M. Thoreson
Daryl Charles Miller
Jan T. Davis
Marlene Sauve walleye
Kellen Johnson walleye
In search of monster trout in Saskatchewan's Tazin Lake: Boating a monster
Group on northern Minnesota lake rescues young bald eagle tangled in rope
Consider the catfish: swimming tongues with sensitive noses
LETTER: Don't blame coal-plant's closure on wind energy
OUR OPINION: Lawmakers should loosen North Dakota's Voter ID law
LETTER: North Dakota's high taxes push oil activity to other states
LETTER: Politically correct bureaucrats replace historic North Dakota signs
LETTER: Rescind North Dakota's support for constitutional convention
50th Wedding Anniversary
July 22, 2016
City ponders fining railroad $261 for every oil car that passes through it
SPOKANE, Wash. -- A proposal by the city of Spokane, Wash., that would fine rail companies for cars carrying crude oil sets a “dangerous precedent”...
July 22, 2016 - 10:15am
July 15, 2016
North Dakota oil production up slightly in May
BISMARCK – After seeing its largest drop ever in April, North Dakota oil production rebounded slightly in May, the Department of Mineral Resources...
July 15, 2016 - 1:57pm
July 13, 2016
Man gets cease-and-desist order for alleged $40,000 oilfield investment fraud
BISMARCK—A Richardton man was issued a cease-and-desist order by the North Dakota Securities Department on Tuesday for allegedly selling a...
July 13, 2016 - 11:32am
July 5, 2016
Post-oil boom, drug prices in the Bakken fall as gang trafficking increases
The Bakken oil boom may be over, but people on the front lines of fighting crime in western North Dakota say drug trafficking here is worse than...
News/crime and courts
July 5, 2016 - 4:30pm
June 29, 2016
Beach man faces murder charge 3 weeks after death
BEACH, N.D.—A Beach man has been charged with murdering another man three weeks after he allegedly shot him in the head. Though details...
June 29, 2016 - 5:23pm
June 27, 2016
Autopsy shows oil worker fell to his death after explosion
WATFORD CITY - An autopsy shows that an oilfield worker who died Saturday was killed as the result of a fall, the second time a worker for the...
June 27, 2016 - 3:51pm
June 24, 2016
LETTER: North Dakotans, stay bullish about your state
A few weeks have passed since the Williston Basin Petroleum Council, and I hoped to share some thoughts with Herald readers on what the conference...
June 24, 2016 - 10:41pm
June 20, 2016
Oil boom goes calm, but North Dakota's wind boom continues
While the oil boom in North Dakota may be over, the recent wind boom could be here to stay. In the past decade, there have been more than 400...
June 20, 2016 - 5:30pm
June 15, 2016
North Dakota oil production has largest drop ever in April
WILLISTON, N.D. – North Dakota oil production fell more than 6 percent in April to 1.04 million barrels per day, the Department of Mineral...
June 15, 2016 - 10:20am
May 25, 2016
LETTERS: Students see oil industry powering bright future
This week I will attend the Williston Basin Petroleum Conference in Bismarck along with other petroleum engineering students. We look forward...
May 25, 2016 - 10:05am
May 22, 2016
Oilfield business failure leaves workers unpaid, jobless
STANLEY, N.D. – At least 42 employees of a North Dakota oilfield service company that folded a year ago are still owed hundreds of thousands...
May 22, 2016 - 7:30am
May 19, 2016
Association of oil and gas counties eyeing rebrand
The North Dakota Association of Oil and Gas Counties is eyeing a rebrand to shorten its name after revamping its long-term goals Thursday.
May 19, 2016 - 9:45pm
THE TREND: Happy Harry's new owners; Oil Patch downturn; UND's Hennessy, Ralston back; transgender kids; flight missing
Gershman on Happy Harry's employee ownership: 'They deserve it' There's been some speculation over the years about what Grand Forks businessman...
May 19, 2016 - 7:45am
May 18, 2016
A humbling comedown in North Dakota's Oil Patch
WILLISTON -- Dave Van Assche didn't fret too much when oil prices started to slide in late 2014. The postal services business he had built over...
May 18, 2016 - 11:05am
May 12, 2016
Oil production measurements questioned, but state say checks are in place
WILLISTON, N.D. – A Republican candidate for governor who works as an oilfield consultant questions the accuracy of how North Dakota oil...
May 12, 2016 - 7:15pm