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Combating fake news: Panel of Fargo media experts discuss the landscape of today's media
Cass County sergeant won't face discipline over online debate; affiliation with III% militia investigated
ND legislators hear cutting court budget 'would absolutely have a hit'
Oversized load wedges at exit 257 in Jamestown
Plans for Moorhead railroad underpass stall after bids come in $7 million over budget
Thunder Road fun park ready for new season with new owners
Federal regulators meet with industry, tribe to discuss flaring challenge
Barcode Bar & Grill aims to be interactive with good food, drinks
Western State Bank Donates To West Fargo Packer Backers
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Nest news: Invite list a tough decision for little ones
Commentary: Sen. Heitkamp pretends at the accessibility North Dakotans demand
Commentary: Heitkamp chief of staff, without irony, says the senator’s key to success is to 'get out and talk to people'
McFeely: Moorhead needs to think big to fill Herberger's hole
Commentary: If Democrats want more say over North Dakota’s budget they should try winning some elections
Minot remembers officers slain 100 years ago
'OMG...It's a Robot' is going to worlds
Mother of murdered Breckenridge 3-year-old speaks out
The 'Lost 74': Fargo vet who survived shipwreck wants victims honored as Vietnam War casualties
Massachusetts natives bring Patriots' Day to Fargo-Moorhead with colonial garb, tea and a party
Thibodeau 'proud' of Timberwolves' progress
Sabathia liked what he heard from Twins
NFL Draft: Vikings' GM Rick Spielman open, as always, to trading for additional picks
Forum prep sports podcast talks Force and high school spring sports
Anxiety leads Sheyenne's Trottier to life without basketball
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
Newlyweds find cozy comfort in smallest house in Grand Forks
home & garden
red river valley fair
Sam Cook: Heading down a new trail with plenty of old friends
Wolves remain incidental species in North Dakota
Scanning the 10-day forecast — and hoping
Wild turkeys keep pushing limits of northward expansion
Upper Red Lake walleye regulations announced
Shirley Ann Johnson
Harold M. Akason
April 9, 2018
Keystone oil spill in November twice as large as initially reported
ST. PAUL — A November pipeline leak in rural South Dakota was nearly double in size than initially estimated.
April 9, 2018 - 5:15pm
April 5, 2018
Pipeline leak spills oil, produced water into stream, pastureland
BISMARCK – About 50 barrels or 2,140 gallons of a mix of crude oil and produced water has spilled from a pipeline leak into a stream and pastureland...
April 5, 2018 - 2:41pm
March 12, 2018
Oil spill leaks 1,000 gallons onto ag land near Watford City
BISMARCK, N.D. – The North Dakota Department of Health has been notified of a crude oil spill of 160 barrels or 6,720 gallons in McKenzie...
March 12, 2018 - 4:00pm
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
May 25, 2017
Oil pipeline leak volume near Williston increased from 480 gallons to 16,800 gallons
BISMARCK, N.D. – After investigating underground, an oil gathering line leak near Williston has been increased from 480 gallons to 16,800 gallons.The North Dakota Department of Health has been notified of the updated volume, which resulted from a leak in a 4-inch diameter steel...
May 25, 2017 - 4:35pm
Oil spill in far northern ND flows into slough -- almost 300 reported in state since Jan. 1
BISMARCK, N.D. – An oil and saltwater spill from an equipment failure on a well pad near Bowbells in far northern North Dakota has flowed into an adjacent slough.The North Dakota Department of Health was notified Sunday, May 21, of the 100-barrel or 4,200-gallon oil emulsion spill...
May 25, 2017 - 4:32pm
May 11, 2017
Human error causes spill from ND oil storage tank
KEENE, N.D. – Human error caused an oil storage tank to overflow in McKenzie County, causing an oil spill of 610 barrels, or 25,620 gallons, the North Dakota Health Department said Thursday, May 11.Crestwood Midstream discovered the spill Friday, April 28, at a transmission pipeline...
May 11, 2017 - 5:06pm
May 9, 2017
Power failure causes spill at McKenzie County oil site
ALEXANDER, N.D.—A power failure caused a tank to overflow and spill oil and produced water at a saltwater disposal well in McKenzie County,...
May 9, 2017 - 4:09pm
March 27, 2017
Despite opposition from landowner group, ND Senate approves bill that reduces oil spill reporting
BISMARCK—Senate lawmakers voted 31-14 Monday, March 27, to raise the threshold for reporting oil spills, a proposal the oil industry supported...
March 27, 2017 - 5:11pm
January 26, 2017
Small hole caused Canadian oil pipeline spill
A small hole on a weld between two segments of a shallow four-inch pipe has been discovered on a pipeline that leaked some 52,834 gallons of...
January 26, 2017 - 5:30pm
January 24, 2017
Canada oil pipeline spills nearly 53,000 gallons on aboriginal land
CALGARY, Alberta — A pipeline in the western Canadian province of Saskatchewan has leaked 52,834 gallons of oil in an aboriginal community,...
January 24, 2017 - 11:31am
January 23, 2017
Western Canada oil pipeline leaks nearly 53,000 gallons
CALGARY, Alberta -- A pipeline in the western Canadian province of Saskatchewan has leaked oil in an aboriginal community, the provincial government...
January 23, 2017 - 5:09pm
December 20, 2016
Crews recover more than half of oil spilled in ND creek
HOUSTON -- An estimated 1,805 barrels of oil have been recovered from the Ash Coulee Creek in North Dakota following a Dec. 5 spill that leaked...
December 20, 2016 - 10:56am
December 12, 2016
Valve failure leads to oil spill in Divide County
FORTUNA, N.D. - A valve failure at an oil and gas well caused about 260 barrels, or 10,920 gallons, of oil to spill over the weekend in Divide...
December 12, 2016 - 5:39pm
December 5, 2016
Pipeline leak spills oil into creek near Belfield, ND
BELFIELD, N.D. — A pipeline leak resulting in an oil spill about 16 miles northwest of Bellfield has prompted the North Dakota Department of...
December 5, 2016 - 5:56pm