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Grand Forks driver strikes traffic signal, arrested under DUI charge
North Dakota museums awarded federal grants
For the love of Fido: Pet-friendly apartments on the rise
From Texas to Minnesota, canines rescued with love
History in stained glass: Community Heritage Wall public art piece tells the story of Badger, Minn.
crime and courts
Social media star Kylie Jenner reported pregnant
Minnesota and North Dakota share the most popular wedding song, but can you guess what it is?
Out and about: Greenway Takeover revs up on Thursday
Jimmy Kimmel gets heated about health-care bill, says Sen. Bill Cassidy 'lied right to my face'
CNN anchor ends segment early over commentator's bizarre 'boobs' remark
Better than Betty: How to make your very own baking mixes like a pro
Marilyn Hagerty: Signs of fall are everywhere
Get ready for pea milk. It doesn't taste like peas and it's not even green.
Health Matters: What causes acute respiratory distress?
Marilyn Hagerty: The Ranch offers supper club ambience of years past
Twins power past terrible Tigers
WNBA FINALS: Gray's shot gives Sparks 1-0 series lead over Lynx
Vikings best Tampa Bay 34-17
Kolpack: University of South Dakota's financial investment in football already paying off
Twins' Kepler hopes to return to lineup by Tuesday after tweaking back
Margery "Marge" Claessens
Nannette "Nan" Cicha
James (Jimmy) Foss
Marian G. McWalter
Lois E. Peterson
BRAD DOKKEN COLUMN: Accidents shed light on tree stand safety
From on the air to on the water
OUTDOORS NOTEBOOK: DNR accepts applications for Lake of the Woods input panel, North Dakota youth pheasant weekend set for Sept. 30-Oct. 1 etc.
AstroBob: Wildfire smoke smudges our starry skies
Veeder: How I spent an unexpected dose of free time
Port: It's time to change the way we govern the North Dakota University System
Flashy fall foliage: Spice up landscaping with brilliant colors
New resident: Happy to be in Grand Forks
Friends mourn Wyoming men killed in Saturday plane crash near Thief River Falls
July 18, 2017
Burgum challenges oil industry to eliminate spills, increase production
BISMARCK — Gov. Doug Burgum issued a challenge Tuesday, July 18, to the North Dakota oil industry: Eliminate spills while doubling production...
July 18, 2017 - 8:35pm
June 10, 2017
Meeting on Line 3 project draws crowd
BRAINERD — A large crowd filled the cafeteria at Central Lakes College Thursday night to share views on a proposed oil pipeline replacement...
June 10, 2017 - 4:53pm
March 28, 2017
Port: Reform to North Dakota’s oil spill guidelines is imperfect but an improvement over the status quo
The problem with a lot of the reporting on oil spills in North Dakota is that it tends to lump all spills of all sizes together into one uniform...
March 28, 2017 - 10:05am
January 27, 2017
Letter: Don't force reporting of tiny, contained oil spills
Earlier this week, the North Dakota House passed HB1151, which would stop the state Industrial Commission from requiring the report of most spills...
January 27, 2017 - 6:20am
September 23, 2016
Sunoco, behind protested Dakota Access pipeline, tops U.S. crude spill charts
HOUSTON—Sunoco Logistics, the future operator of the oil pipeline delayed this month after Native American protests in North Dakota, spills...
September 23, 2016 - 3:11pm
January 9, 2016
North Dakota to take a closer look at oil industry fines behind closed doors
BISMARCK – Proposed fines against oil companies will get more scrutiny from the North Dakota Industrial Commission on Monday, but the discussion...
January 9, 2016 - 3:02pm
December 12, 2015
Digging for root cause of pipeline spills
WILLISTON, N.D. – When researchers looking into pipeline spills talked to people in the field about what causes spills, they heard about...
December 12, 2015 - 8:45pm
June 18, 2015
After river oil spills, senator calls for oversight hearing for nation's pipeline safety agency
GLENDIVE, Mont. -- After two Yellowstone River oil pipeline breaks in five years, U.S. Sen. Steve Daines, R-Mont., is requesting an oversight hearing on the Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Safety Administration. PHMSA has been the nation’s pipeline cop for a decade and...
June 18, 2015 - 11:45pm
June 5, 2015
State regulators say oil wells near Missouri, Yellowstone rivers ready for flooding
Oil companies with wells near the confluence of the Missouri and Yellowstone rivers are ready for flooding that’s projected to occur this weekend, state regulators said Friday.
June 5, 2015 - 8:45pm
June 4, 2015
White Earth voices concerns about Sandpiper
BAGLEY, Minn. --The White Earth Tribal Council held a public hearing Thursday regarding Enbridge's plan to place the Sandpiper Pipeline through land and water areas impacting tribal lands. If the company's certificate of need and the route are approved by the Minnesota...
June 4, 2015 - 10:10pm
May 8, 2015
Obama's South Dakota visit brings out pipeline protesters
While many people Friday in Watertown were hoping to get a glimpse of President Barack Obama, Dallas Goldtooth hoped it would be the other way...
May 8, 2015 - 6:30pm
February 17, 2015
Five significant oil-related spills reported over weekend in N.D.
TIOGA, N.D. – “Suspicious activity” may be to blame for two oil-related spills reported in Williams County over the weekend that released produced water and affected at least one nearby wetland. The incidents were two of five significant spills reported Tuesday by state...
February 17, 2015 - 11:45pm
February 4, 2015
LETTER: N.D. should ramp up enforcement of oil rules
As a native of North Dakota, I am very concerned about the spills that have occurred in the Oil Patch. I believe that to truly obtain the opinions of those of us who live in North Dakota, there need to be more meetings on these issues, including issues such as fracking brine, benzene,...
February 4, 2015 - 4:00am
January 28, 2015
Lawmakers call for higher pipeline standards in wake of spills
The North Dakota Industrial Commission called Wednesday for better monitoring of pipelines and higher standards for those that cross major bodies...
January 28, 2015 - 8:30pm
December 9, 2014
Landowners from the Oil Patch believe state is bowing to oil companies, threaten litigation
As state officials met in Bismarck to approve new oil conditioning standards and to discuss the drop in crude oil prices, landowners from the...
December 9, 2014 - 10:17pm