WILLISTON, N.D. — U.S. Sen. Heidi Heitkamp and western North Dakota officials asked the head of the federal Department of Housing and Urban Development on Wednesday for help as the state copes with a lack of affordable housing brought on by the oil boom.
Vehicles burning gasoline refined from crude oil is already one of the world's biggest sources of carbon dioxide emissions, and one of the United States' largest sources of crude oil is the Bakken shale in North Dakota.
SIDNEY — A Colorado man pleaded guilty Wednesday to the murder of a Montana teacher in an oil boom town where residents say their lives were forever altered by the crime.
SIDNEY — Republican Steve Daines and Democrat Amanda Curtis head to the Bakken oil patch for the second of back-to-back debates ahead of the U.S. Senate election on Nov. 4.
WILLISTON, N.D. — U.S. Sen. Heidi Heitkamp is set to host U.S. Secretary of Housing and Urban Development Julian Castro in western North Dakota on Wednesday.
DEVILS LAKE, N.D. — A Canada-based energy company is considering building an oil refinery at Devils Lake.
DICKINSON, N.D. — The majority of North Dakotans, regardless of location or political leaning, think oil-producing counties do not receive enough state oil impact funding to meet their needs, or are unsure, according to a new poll.
MINOT, N.D. — Jail overcrowding has spread beyond the Bakken.
WILLISTON, N.D. — When the oil boom hit Williston, people had no trouble finding employment, but finding a bed was another matter.
WILLISTON, N.D. — CNN’s Lisa Ling said when she came to Williston, she was prepared to be cat-called due to the influx of men working in the oil fields of western North Dakota.
WILLISTON, N.D. — Raymond Melendez’s vision for Williston is to create a vibrant downtown and build community.
FARGO – Rancher Keith Kempenich laughed out loud when asked if he ever gets advice about money.
WILLISTON, N.D. — Recent oil price drops could halt drilling in several North Dakota counties and force the state to reevaluate its budget, the state's top oil regulator said Wednesday.
BISMARCK, N.D. — Gov. Jack Dalrymple announced on Wednesday the state will spend $2.6 million to build an affordable apartment complex for essential medical personnel in western North Dakota.
WILLISTON, N.D. — North Dakota produced a record 35 million barrels of oil in August, according to figures released Wednesday by the state’s Industrial Commission.
WILLISTON, N.D. — Williams County is paying off its six-year-old jail 18 years ahead of schedule, while officials talk about possibly doubling the size of the facility.
Calling oil and gas information from Montana too hard to come by and not very useful, environmentalists pressed the Board of Oil and Gas for more transparency Wednesday.
BISMARCK, N.D. — Working relationships between energy and other industries in North Dakota were touted Tuesday as the future of the state’s economy at the eighth annual Great Plains Empower North Dakota Energy Conference.
WILLISTON, N.D. — A man charged with human trafficking in Williston pleaded not guilty to the charges Friday as his attorney argued there is no evidence linking him to the sex trade.
WILLISTON, N.D. — The Occupational Safety and Health Administration is investigating the death of a welder in Williston.