The spill occurred due to a hole in the oil tank, according to department records. The Killdeer-based company is still working to clean up about 1,700 gallons of oil that were not immediately recovered.
North Dakota Attorney General Drew Wrigley believes harsher sentences will discourage violent crime, so he's putting together a package of new laws targeting violent crimes in which a gun was illegally used.
If convicted, Mario Butler could face up to a year in jail for the Ward County charges. Cass County prosecutors are deciding whether he should face charges for the Tower City crash that left one dead and three seriously injured.
The internship program "provides college students with a firsthand opportunity to track legislation and assist with research, administrative work, communications and constituent services," according to a news release.
On Tuesday, investigators conducted an excavation in the 1000 block of First Ave. N. after receiving information that the body of Nikle may have been buried near the foundation of the residence when it was constructed.
In this episode of Dakota Spotlight, retired Bismarck Police Detective Bill Connor speaks frankly about the details of the case, still sharp in his memory, and his encounters with those connected to Michelle "Shelly" Julson as he re-investigated the case from 2005 to 2010.