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Man, 49, pulling cattle trailer dies in crash near Devils Lake
Passenger, 15, dies in three-car crash near Williston
McCabe memos say Rosenstein considered secretly recording Trump
Final Missouri River study to be presented next week
Facing shrinking budget, NDSU president calls for optimism
crime and courts
Minnesota artists bringing back Yellowstone Trail markers
Back to the drawing board: Columnist Swift rediscovers love for art after career in writing
Grand Forks symphony celebrates 110th anniversary
Cirque du Soleil in REA will combine acrobatics and skating
3 more longtime staffers fired from 'Prairie Home' successor show
Ann Bailey: Moments made to celebrate
North Dakota residents gain access to addiction resource
Eatbeat: It's a tailgating time of year
Nonprofit hopes to help with housing for ex-cons in Grand Forks
Patients: Medical marijuana effectively treats pain, post-traumatic stress
Two-time NCAA champion Portland edges UND 1-0
Fergus Falls charges back to hand East Grand Forks its first loss
Fargo Davies speeds past Knights, 58-21
Smith, Stricker lead four-way tie at Sanford International
Loons need a season-ending win streak to recover
Jay R. Bruce
Kermit G. Engen
Beulah G. A. Koering
Bull elk photographed Thursday near Ardoch, N.D.
Sixth-graders in Warroad, Minn., learn traditional wild rice gathering techniques
Wolf supporters seek recovery plan for predators
OUTDOORS REPORT: Fall fishing patterns are beginning to emerge; autumn colors are becoming more apparent
Teach a kid to hunt small game during Minnesota's Take a Kid Hunting Weekend
Commentary: Creating a database of where DUI offenders were drinking is a terrible idea
Slow down to give and receive kindness
Letter: 'Other Opinion' veers into politics, religion
Letter: Concern about repairs on County Road 15
Letter: Differing viewpoints do not indicate evil
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April 3, 2018
80 percent of ND oil spills wouldn't have been reported under new law
FARGO — A recently adopted higher threshold for reporting spills in North Dakota's Oil Patch, if applied to a recent five-year period,...
April 3, 2018 - 9:58pm
December 1, 2017
Study aims to determine feasibility of underground carbon dioxide storage
GOLDEN VALLEY, N.D. — A rare drilling rig is at work in central North Dakota this week, but crews aren't looking for oil. They're drilling...
December 1, 2017 - 6:01pm
August 15, 2017
UPDATE: Fugitive accused of illegally dumping radioactive material from oil drilling in ND added to federal wanted list
BISMARCK -- A man accused of dumping radioactive oilfield waste at an abandoned gas station in northwest North Dakota more than three years ago...
August 15, 2017 - 9:18pm
June 29, 2017
President Trump says the Atlantic, Arctic could soon be open to oil drilling
The White House is making a bid to overturn the Obama administration's five-year plan forbidding oil and gas exploration in the Arctic and Atlantic...
June 29, 2017 - 5:43pm
May 23, 2017
Trump proposes sharp cuts at Interior Department while pushing for more drilling on public lands
The White House wants to cut the Interior Department budget by about 12 percent as the Trump administration shifts the agency's focus toward...
May 23, 2017 - 5:50pm
April 1, 2017
Van Hook braces for drilling
VAN HOOK, N.D. — A fleet of earth-moving equipment rumbles across the black dirt at a multi-well oil pad very near Lake Sakakawea's busiest...
April 1, 2017 - 4:24pm
August 23, 2016
EPA links Texas quakes to oil work, echoing research
HOUSTON—Federal regulators have concluded that recent earthquakes in North Texas are likely linked to wastewater disposal wells used by...
August 23, 2016 - 5:03pm
March 12, 2016
Decades later, holes drilled in search for oil now flooding land
WILLISTON, N.D. – A ditch near Williston is flooded with water, but it’s not the result of unseasonably warm weather. It’s a remnant...
March 12, 2016 - 2:45pm
January 28, 2016
Officials raise concern that proposed drilling project could lead to nuclear waste disposal in N.D.
Plans to drill a 3-mile-deep hole near Rugby to test whether certain rock formations are suitable for storing radioactive waste bumped into a thick layer of skepticism Thursday from state and county officials who fear the federal government is grooming North Dakota to become a nuclear...
January 28, 2016 - 8:30pm
January 13, 2016
Mega oil well unit will see drilling until at least 2019
BISMARCK – The company developing a massive drilling unit in Dunn County said Wednesday it plans to keep drilling until at least 2019 to develop 60 more wells. Burlington Resources, a subsidiary of ConocoPhillips, said developing the Corral Creek-Bakken Unit has taken longer...
January 13, 2016 - 10:30pm
January 9, 2016
Complex, controversial drilling operation to be reviewed
BISMARCK – A company developing a controversial drilling mega-unit in Dunn County that initially had a January target for completion will...
January 9, 2016 - 7:00pm
November 4, 2015
Water suppliers irked by end of emergency program
WILLISTON, N.D. – A group that supplies water for the oil industry says a drilling slowdown doesn’t mean it’s time to end an emergency water supply rule. The Independent Water Providers ask in a letter this week that the state engineer’s office reconsider its decision...
November 4, 2015 - 11:00pm
September 28, 2015
Shell pulls the plug on Arctic exploration
Royal Dutch Shell has abandoned its Arctic search for oil after failing to find enough crude, a move that will appease environmental campaigners...
September 28, 2015 - 8:45pm
September 22, 2015
In clash with pope's climate call, U.S. Church leases drilling rights
Casting the fight against climate change as an urgent moral duty, Pope Francis in June urged the world to phase out highly-polluting fossil ...
September 22, 2015 - 7:30pm
August 29, 2015
Obama heads north to Alaska, where drilling decision looms large
President Barack Obama on Saturday defended his decision to allow Royal Dutch Shell to drill for oil in the Arctic Ocean under what he said were...
August 29, 2015 - 6:15pm