Skip to main content
West Fargo Pioneer
North Dakota coal plant to upgrade transmission system that carries power to 500,000 people
Richland 44 implementing restorative justice practices in new school year
UPDATE: Pilot killed in plane crash into Missouri River
‘It could have saved lives’: Family friend blames 3 deaths on lack of highway median barrier
Kilbourne Group faces wrath of public TV, radio fans over Block 9 tower
Grant's Mechanical Is Under New Ownership
Neil Johnson joins ShortPrinter
Priced Right Optical Celebrating 30 Years
North Dakota health department outlines plan for VW settlement money
Owners of Grain Designs announce plans for wedding and event center
Place a Business Announcement
Commentary: Bizarro world: Democratic Senate incumbent Heidi Heitkamp uses self-described Trump voter to defend her record on border security
Commentary: The reported local cost of President Donald Trump’s visit to Fargo was inflated, actually 'closer to $10,000'
Commentary: Here’s something everyone seems to be overlooking in the (mostly) political hysteria over soybeans
Commentary: Are capricious state regulators contributing to ND's child care shortage?
Commentary: New Cramer ad features President Trump riding herd on Senator Heidi Heitkamp
Submit a Political Letter
Nursery News (July 11, 2018)
Nursery News (July 4, 2018)
Karate instructor starts fundraiser to help family who lost everything in Watford City tornado
Piece by piece, North Dakota joins competitive jigsaw puzzle world with inaugural competition
‘She always took the time’: Patients’ families, colleagues surprise 40-year NICU nurse with a party
Fargo lemonade stand raising money for United Way makes almost $4,500
What the public should know about this year's AirSho July 28-29
Twins' Jose Berrios at the All-Star Game: 'I'm here, I'm so happy'
West Fargo's Luke Lennon commits to UND football
UND women's basketball makes an in-state haul for 2019 recruits
City players make impact on Shrine Bowl all-star football game
All-metro lineup helps Class A boys avoid sweep in Lions All-Star basketball series
Paramotor pilots take in unique views from tiniest of aircraft
For two boys, fishing season is already here
Local beverage specialists offer ideas on what to pair with seasonal candy
Duluth flight instructor passes on her love of the sky
3 festive holiday drinks straight from a Fargo mixologist
home & garden
red river valley fair
Father-son duo aren’t limited by same-old fishing routine
Nice walleyes, lots of bass greet anglers in Ontario waters
Better fishing access to Sakakawea part of House appeal of rule
Lake Winnibigoshish back to being a walleye wonderland
ATV group celebrates birthday of leader, 92, with 50-mile ride
Riley S. Koehnen
James "Jim" J. Schaefer
H.D. "Duke" Samson
Muriel H. Lemke
oil and gas industry
March 13, 2018
N.D. oil production holds steady in January
BISMARCK—North Dakota oil production held steady in January despite harsh winter weather, producing an average of more than 1.17 million...
March 13, 2018 - 7:28pm
March 12, 2018
Rules adding transparency to ND oil royalty statements get final OK
BISMARCK—The Legislature's Administrative Rules Committee approved a new set of oil and gas rules Monday, but regulations that add transparency...
March 12, 2018 - 7:29pm
March 9, 2018
ND oil pioneer remembered for his generosity
BISMARCK—A Bismarck philanthropist and North Dakota oil pioneer was remembered Friday for his generous support of the community. Frank...
March 9, 2018 - 5:31pm
March 6, 2018
Oil spill in northern ND larger than originally reported
BISMARCK -- The North Dakota Oil and Gas Division reported Tuesday an oil spill that occurred last month in Burke County is now estimated to be larger than initially reported. About 400 barrels, or 16,800 gallons, of oil spilled on Feb. 21 at a well about 4 miles north of Flaxton,...
March 6, 2018 - 10:02pm
March 1, 2018
Bismarck State College selected for partnership with Saudi Arabia energy institute
BISMARCK—Bismarck State College has been selected to partner with a Saudi Arabia-based institute to provide energy sector training to Saudi...
March 1, 2018 - 7:53am
February 16, 2018
Operators of illegal disposal well in western ND ordered to pay $40,000 in restitution
BISMARCK—Two men convicted of illegally operating a saltwater disposal well near Dickinson were ordered Friday, Feb. 16, to pay $40,000...
February 16, 2018 - 8:31pm
February 14, 2018
Company faces fine for failing to report ND oilfield spill
BISMARCK—A company that failed to report a brine spill last fall in Bottineau County is facing a potential fine from the North Dakota Industrial...
February 14, 2018 - 6:48am
February 9, 2018
Budget deal expands tax credit that could benefit ND energy industry
BISMARCK—The budget deal approved by Congress and signed into law Friday, Feb. 9, includes the expansion of a tax credit that supporters...
February 9, 2018 - 7:17pm
February 6, 2018
Proposed western ND refinery claims there's no one like it 'on the planet'
BELFIELD, N.D. --= Meridian Energy Group wants to build the most sophisticated and state-of-the-art oil refinery to date in western North Dakota...
February 6, 2018 - 8:33pm
January 25, 2018
New natural gas processing plant planned near Watford City
WATFORD CITY, N.D.—A $150 million natural gas processing plant is proposed near Watford City in western North Dakota that would help the...
January 25, 2018 - 5:23pm
January 24, 2018
Industrial Commission denies oil company relief from flaring restrictions
BISMARCK—The North Dakota Industrial Commission on Wednesday denied an oil company's request for long-term relief from natural gas flaring...
January 24, 2018 - 10:28pm
N.D. state oil and gas director says industry will need more transportation infrastructure
MINOT, N.D.—North Dakota needs more pipelines to keep up with oil and gas production, Lynn Helms told county officials at the Elmer Jesme...
January 24, 2018 - 3:54pm
January 20, 2018
ND oil industry missed October's flaring target, revised numbers show
BISMARCK—Revised natural gas numbers released this week show North Dakota's oil industry failed to meet the state gas capture target in...
January 20, 2018 - 8:50am
January 16, 2018
Pump failure causes huge saltwater spill in northern ND, but dikes hold
BISMARCK -- A pump failure caused a saltwater and oil spill in in Bottineau County in far north-central North Dakota near the Canadian border...
January 16, 2018 - 5:58pm
Produced water spill at UND research center leaks 6,300 gallons in western ND
BISMARCK, N.D. – About 630,000 gallons or 150 barrels of produced water has spilled in western North Dakota after a valve failed on a tank used in a carbon storage study by the University of North Dakota Energy and Environmental Center. Produced water is water trapped in underground...
January 16, 2018 - 5:08pm