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2 New Hope police officers shot at City Hall; gunman killed
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Positively Beautiful: Sometimes Mom needs to work, even on sick days
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Roach approach: NDSU student invited to present research in Washington
Coming Home: Seeing a hero in person is still inspiring
Minding our Elders: When late-stage dementia patients cannot articulate pain
Anatomy of the common cold: Doctors break down what's going on and what we should do
Parenting Perspectives: Decluttering home also helps clear the mind
#FMgram: Photographer uses Instagram as a photo journal for home, work
Areavoices: Fargo Library presents telescope program Tuesday
Star Watch: You won't believe how they photoshopped Kate Middleton
Microsoft profit falls on sluggish Windows demand, tax charge
Walhalla software firm aims to compete with offshore developers
Fargo game designer chasing his dream with game meant for Wii
Fargo man enjoys managing dart, pool leagues
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January 26, 2015
U.S. Senate keeps Keystone XL pipeline bill from moving forward
WASHINGTON – Democrats in the U.S. Senate blocked the Keystone XL pipeline bill from moving forward on Monday, but supporters of the project vowed to push ahead and eventually get a vote on the measure. The Senate failed to get the 60 votes needed to limit debate, voting 53...
11 hours 23 min ago
January 25, 2015
Supporters of DL refinery encouraged by in-depth report
DEVILS LAKE, N.D. – Promoters of a proposed 20,000-barrel-per-day oil refinery near Devils Lake are encouraged by an in-depth report, released Friday, that explores the $200 million project. The Devils Lake City Commission will decide Feb. 2 whether to annex the land for the project....
January 25, 2015 - 10:40pm
Obama to propose protecting U.S. Arctic wildlife refuge from drilling
WASHINGTON –President Barack Obama will call on Congress to expand protection of Alaska’s Arctic refuge where oil and gas drilling is prohibited to 12 million acres, an area that includes 1.4 million oil-rich acres along the coast. The proposal, unveiled by the Interior Department...
January 25, 2015 - 10:16pm
January 22, 2015
Source water spill reported in Williams County
TIOGA - The North Dakota Department of Health is responding to a source water spill in Williams County. Hess Bakken Investments II reported that 2,500 barrels, or almost 105,000 gallons, of source water was released from a pipeline and has affected a local stock dam about nine...
January 22, 2015 - 9:56pm
Oil jumps as Saudi king's death feeds market uncertainty
SINGAPORE – Oil prices jumped in Asian trading on Friday as news of the death of Saudi Arabia’s King Abdullah added to uncertainty in energy markets already facing some of the biggest shifts in decades. Abdullah died early on Friday and his brother Salman became king, the...
January 22, 2015 - 9:04pm
January 21, 2015
Clean water likely to be restored to Glendive on Thursday after oil spill along Yellowstone
GLENDIVE, Mont. - The threat of oil chemicals in Glendive’s drinking water will likely be resolved Thursday after an oil pipeline break in the Yellowstone River last Saturday. Workers spent Wednesday blowing contaminated water out of Glendive fire hydrants, testing discharge...
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January 21, 2015 - 9:29pm
Williams County brine spill could turn out to be one of the largest ever in ND
WILLISTON, N.D. – A spill earlier this month from a saltwater line not even a year old north of Williston has turned out to be the biggest spill of North Dakota’s current oil boom and may be one of the biggest ever. About 70,000 barrels, or nearly 3 million gallons, of the...
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January 21, 2015 - 8:03pm
Column: Oil producers' role left out in Obama's address
LONDON - The eight states at the heart of the American shale oil revolution all grew faster than the U.S. national average over the last decade, according to the U.S. Bureau of Economic Analysis (BEA), underscoring the importance of oil production to the U.S. economy. Gross...
January 21, 2015 - 2:51pm
January 20, 2015
SD towns to host public hearing on Bakken pipeline
SIOUX FALLS, S.D. - Several towns across the state will host public hearings this week regarding a proposed pipeline that would carry Bakken crude oil across South Dakota. The South Dakota Public Utilities Commission will hold four hearings Wednesday and Thursday. Wednesday’s...
January 20, 2015 - 9:14pm
January 19, 2015
ND at risk of losing millions in tax revenue if flaring, oil conditioning orders are voided
BISMARCK – North Dakota stands to lose more than $112 million in tax revenue every two years if lawmakers pass a bill that could void recent regulatory orders aimed at reducing the flaring of natural gas and volatility of Bakken crude oil before transport, a committee heard Monday....
January 19, 2015 - 10:22pm
Two ND oilfield spills reported
BISMARCK - A piping leak and an act of vandalism caused two spills in the oilfield over the weekend. The first, reported Saturday at a Hess Corp. central tank facility 9 miles south of Tioga, leaked about 320 barrels of brine from a piping leak, according to the Department of...
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January 19, 2015 - 7:51pm
Two men burned by oil worksite fire in western ND
ROSS, N.D. - Two men were hospitalized with severe burns after an oil treater caught fire in Mountrail County. Kyle Stipcich, 27, and Jonathan Henderson, 30, of Riverside Welding, out of Williston, were injured in the fire reported approximately 5 miles southwest of Ross at 1...
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January 19, 2015 - 7:49pm
Oil spills in Yellowstone River after pipeline leak
Crews worked on Monday to clean up crude oil that spilled in and near the Yellowstone River in eastern Montana even as Bridger Pipeline LLC tried to determine what caused the weekend breach, the Wall Street Journal reported. The release of crude oil from Bridger's Poplar Pipeline...
January 19, 2015 - 1:44pm
January 16, 2015
U.S. State Department sets Feb. 2 deadline for input on Keystone
WASHINGTON - The U.S. State Department told other federal agencies on Friday it needs to hear their views on the Keystone XL pipeline by Feb. 2 as officials conclude their assessment of the controversial project. The State Department is reviewing whether the proposed pipeline by...
January 16, 2015 - 8:17pm
January 15, 2015
ND Democrats urge backup budgeting to guard against oil price swings
BISMARCK – Uncertainty over the price of crude oil and “sobering” projections for North Dakota’s oil tax revenues over the next two years spurred Democratic lawmakers Thursday to call for backup budgeting and a study of the state’s volatility in tax collections. Senate...
January 15, 2015 - 8:43pm