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McFeely: Long before Carson Wentz, Pete Retzlaff went from N.D. farm kid to Philly legend
Turnout strong for Fargo women’s march as organizers push for civic involvement; shout down pro-white provacateur
McFeely: Local Vikings fans not feeling the heat in Philly
Moorhead home, car totaled in fire
Juvenile snowmobile operator injured after striking tree near Hawley
North Dakota counties to be treated equally in extension funding
Public hearing shows mixed feelings towards proposed refinery on fringes of Theodore Roosevelt National Park
Duluth could seek $1M forgivable loan for paper mill upgrade
California company buys Macy's space in Grand Forks, finds potential tenant
Holmquist Joins Western State Bank
Place a Business Announcement
Commentary: Commissioner Fedorchak, pump the brakes
Commentary: North Dakota does not need primary enforcement for seat belt use
Commentary: An open letter to Public Service Commissioner Julie Fedorchak
Commentary: In court arguments, State of North Dakota argues that Heitkamp’s 2012 election victory couldn’t be verified
Commentary: In the breastfeeding debate, where are the property rights?
Nursery News (12-27-17)
Alzheimer's Association to host dementia presentation in Fargo
Library to host silent reading party at Fargo bar Sunday
Salvation Army falls short of donation goal in red kettle campaign
AAUW to hold January brunch Saturday
Hellerud to give presentation at Fargo library
Despite injury, Carson Wentz is 'all football all the time'
Former MSUM receiver gets chance to impress on national stage
College men's hockey: Hawks' Olson set for hometown finale
Kolpack: If NDSU football had a Ring of Honor
McFeely: In southeast North Dakota's Bison country, SDSU's Goedert has many fans
3 festive holiday drinks straight from a Fargo mixologist
Newlyweds find cozy comfort in smallest house in Grand Forks
New lease on life: Implant restores control for patients suffering from incontinence
FLIGHT LINES with AUDIO: Nomadic bird making a local showing
Dickinson hospital offers group approach to prenatal care
home & garden
red river valley fair
Crappies hit early and often for group on lake near Grand Rapids
Wis. 19-year-old is quickly gaining experience and having success in his trapping
Some thoughts on the trail must be put on hold
Flight Lines: The beguiling allure of trails (with video)
Minot hunter recalls 'awesome experience' filling her once-in-lifetime elk tag
Kelly B. Kringlie
Reuben G. Elshaug
Hazel L. Yokom
Margaret M. Anton
oil and gas industry
November 8, 2017
Attorney General seeks delay in mineral ownership dispute along Missouri River
BISMARCK—The North Dakota Attorney General's Office is seeking to delay a court case involving an oil and gas mineral ownership dispute...
November 8, 2017 - 9:11pm
October 13, 2017
ND regulators investigate oil company's failure to report spill
BISMARCK—An oil company failed to report a 19,740-gallon brine spill at a site in Bottineau County last month until after a landowner noticed...
October 13, 2017 - 10:37am
October 11, 2017
N.D. oil industry opposes state rule changes
BISMARCK—The North Dakota oil industry pushed back Wednesday on several proposed oil and gas rule changes, expressing strong opposition...
October 11, 2017 - 10:53pm
September 15, 2017
ND oil production shoots up 1.4 percent in July
BISMARCK -- North Dakota oil production increased 1.4 percent in July to an average of nearly 1.05 million barrels per day, the Department of...
September 15, 2017 - 2:50pm
August 30, 2017
ND oil not feeling pain from hurricane - yet
BISMARCK — Hurricane Harvey's disruption to Gulf Coast refineries is not showing any impact on North Dakota's oil industry, according to...
August 30, 2017 - 6:08pm
August 16, 2017
Judge rules oil drilling can resume at controversial Lake Sakakawea site
BISMARCK -- Drilling can resume, at least temporarily, at a controversial oil site near Lake Sakakawea, a federal judge in Bismarck ruled this...
August 16, 2017 - 3:39pm
July 31, 2017
Hearing set for Thursday on Bakken mobile oilfield radioactive waste treatment plant
KILLDEER, N.D.—Several members of the public say they want more information about a mobile oilfield waste treatment plant that's proposed for the Bakken. The North Dakota Department of Health will hold a public hearing this week on White Wing Limited's application for a radioactive...
July 31, 2017 - 6:24pm
July 27, 2017
State fair-goers learn about what oil industry means to ND
MINOT, N.D.—Helping people grasp the impact petroleum products have on their lives was the goal of a stage show that took place at the...
July 27, 2017 - 9:13pm
July 7, 2017
Water permit recommended for proposed refinery near Theodore Roosevelt National Park
BELFIELD, N.D.—The State Water Commission is recommending approval of a water permit for an oil refinery proposed near Theodore Roosevelt...
July 7, 2017 - 3:44pm
June 29, 2017
Oil companies resist providing information in royalty dispute with ND
BISMARCK—A North Dakota agency is attempting to collect millions in oil and gas royalty payments it says are owed to the state. But the exact amounts owed to the Department of Trust Lands is unknown as companies have resisted providing information to the state, the state Land...
June 29, 2017 - 9:24pm
June 14, 2017
Trump administration to suspend rule on natural gas waste on public lands
WASHINGTON - - The Trump administration will suspend compliance dates on a rule limiting methane emissions from oil and gas companies working on public lands as soon as Thursday, according to an Interior Department document. The move is part of an effort by President Donald Trump,...
June 14, 2017 - 5:05pm
June 13, 2017
ND surprise: Oil production up 2 percent
BISMARCK -- North Dakota oil production exceeded expectations in April and natural gas production hit an all-time high as operators focus on...
June 13, 2017 - 6:19pm
June 12, 2017
Mineral rights dispute case goes before ND Supreme Court
BISMARCK—Oil industry representatives, state officials and other observers filled the courtroom Monday as the North Dakota Supreme Court...
June 12, 2017 - 7:24pm
New technique may allow more oil from early Bakken wells
BISMARCK—Oil companies are applying new hydraulic fracturing techniques to early Bakken wells, a process industry leaders say has the potential...
June 12, 2017 - 6:02pm
June 9, 2017
Federal agency to review past ND gas flaring, could order royalties be paid
BISMARCK—A federal agency plans to determine whether the oil industry owes royalties for flaring natural gas from federal and tribal oil...
June 9, 2017 - 5:54pm