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1 man injured in collision near Devils Lake
Crews try to stabilize Minnesota building after chimney pieces fell through the roof in last week's storm
Badly-injured kittens believed to have been thrown from the top of bridge connecting Minnesota and Wisconsin
Microsoft to cut an additional 2,850 jobs
Standing Rock tribe sues over Dakota Access pipeline permits
crime and courts
LEGION BASEBALL: Devils Lake upends Dickinson
LEGION BASEBALL: Carrington tops Park River in first round
LEGION BASEBALL: Thompson edges Gardner at state tournament
LEGION BASEBALL: Hazen downs LaMoure 1-0 in state tournament
LEGION BASEBALL: Kindred beats Kidder County at state
Off The Record: Let’s analyze this trailer for ‘The Secret History Of Twin Peaks’ book
Shiny Thing: 'Young Justice' is no 'Justice League,' but you don't have to catch the Idiot Ball to like it
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
life & style
Dr. James A. "Jim" Leigh
Annetta Klein Raymond
Ronald E. Vavrosky
Paul Nelson: Anglers should release fish responsibly as water temperatures peak
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
LETTER: Don't move UND Women's Center to crowded Student Union
DON LEMON: Turn old library into Grand Forks' newest school
LETTER: Wind power fits seamlessly into power grid
OUR OPINION: Kudos to UND for thinking out of the penalty box
LETTER: Tribal governance is not for outsiders to determine
50th Wedding Anniversary
May 20, 2016
400 barrels of oil, 2,500 barrels of produced water spill in Bowman County
MARMARTH, N.D. -- A tank overflow Wednesday morning in Bowman County spilled an estimated 400 barrels of oil and 2,500 barrels of produced water, according to a release from the North Dakota Department of Health. The spill occurred about eight miles south of Marmarth at a site operated...
May 20, 2016 - 12:30pm
May 13, 2016
Oil spill affects slough in Mountrail County
PARSHALL, N.D. – State health officials are monitoring the cleanup of 10 barrels, or 420 gallons, of oil that spilled Thursday and affected...
May 13, 2016 - 5:45pm
April 27, 2016
Spill contamination in North Dakota lingering years later, Duke University study says
WILLISTON, N.D. – Wastewater spills from North Dakota oil production have caused widespread water and soil contamination, researchers from...
April 27, 2016 - 9:46pm
April 14, 2016
Six years after BP spill, U.S. sets new offshore oil safety rules
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The Obama administration on Thursday unveiled new oil well control rules to prevent the kind of blowout that happened...
April 14, 2016 - 4:58pm
April 7, 2016
5 years after spill, rancher and ‘pipeline junkie’ still has questions
BRAMPTON, N.D. – Five years after he discovered a geyser of crude oil shooting out from a TransCanada pumping station on the Keystone pipeline,...
April 7, 2016 - 7:38pm
March 31, 2016
Texas pipeline developer can’t shield insurance policy
DES MOINES, Iowa -- A Texas pipeline developer can’t keep secret the provisions of an insurance policy protecting Iowans in case of an oil spill, nor can it keep private the obligations its parent company has agreed to assume if an accident occurs, regulators said in a ruling...
March 31, 2016 - 9:50pm
January 12, 2016
Pipeline company must 'do something better' according to farmer near spill
The same man affected a year ago by the state's largest pipeline spill discovered Monday that land he rents is now the site of a new cleanup...
January 12, 2016 - 7:30pm
January 5, 2016
Williams County signs and sends letter pleading for no leniency in Blacktail, other large spills
WILLISTON, N.D. — Williams County Commissioners finalized a letter Tuesday asking the state to deny leniency to Summit’s Meadowlark Midstream for a 3 million gallon brine spill in the vicinity of Blacktail Creek. The county creek, 14 miles north of Williston, feeds into the...
January 5, 2016 - 10:04pm
December 24, 2015
Oil company facing new complaints from state regulators
BISMARCK – An oil company facing two complaints of violating state oil and gas regulations could be deemed a repeat offender, forcing them...
December 24, 2015 - 7:15am
December 12, 2015
State says pipeline leaked for more than 3 months
WILLISTON, N.D. – The operator of a saltwater pipeline that ruptured and contaminated a Missouri River tributary is facing more than $2.4...
December 12, 2015 - 8:30am
December 4, 2015
Used motor oil spills after container falls from truck in Minot
MINOT-- Authorities were cleaning up a spill of up to 250 gallons of used motor oil Friday on a Minot street after a container with the oil fell out of a truck. The cleanup was continuing into the afternoon and police were urging traffic in the area of 20th Avenue SW and South Broadway...
December 4, 2015 - 4:15pm
December 3, 2015
N.D. looks at ways to reduce numbers, volume of brine spills
The largest brine spill in state history might have one good thing going for it — change.
December 3, 2015 - 8:45pm
November 6, 2015
Construction equipment causes oil spill in McKenzie County
Construction equipment that struck a valve on a pipeline caused about 225 barrels, or 9,450 gallons, of crude oil to spill in McKenzie County, the North Dakota Department of Health said Friday.
November 6, 2015 - 7:45pm
November 3, 2015
Heat caused Montana train derailments, BNSF says
CULBERTSON, Mont. – Two July train derailments in eastern Montana, including one that spilled 35,000 gallons of Bakken crude, were caused by tracks that buckled in the heat, according to BNSF Railway. BNSF attributes the July 16 incident that caused 22 oil tankers...
November 3, 2015 - 10:00pm
October 20, 2015
Almost 500K gallons of oil, brine water spilled at wellsite near White Earth River
WHITE EARTH, N.D. -- The amount of oil and brine recovered from an oil well near the White Earth River reached 756,000 gallons Tuesday, though...
October 20, 2015 - 4:15pm