BISMARCK, N.D. — North Dakota's Land Board has awarded $5 million in grants to schools and airports in the state's oil-producing region.
MINOT, N.D. — Meeting a state directive to reduce the inmate population at the crowded Ward County jail will be costly, Sheriff Steve Kukowski says.
WILLISTON, N.D. — Williston's Building Authority has sharply increased fines for developers who sidestep city ordinances in the interest of speed and convenience.
BISMARCK, N.D. — Ranchers say they don’t have time to chase cattle loose because a pipeline crew cut the pasture fence. Nor do they have time to repair equipment damaged from crossing a sunken pipeline trench.
WATFORD CITY, N.D. -- Gov. Jack Dalrymple joined with state and local officials here Tuesday to christen three truck bypasses in western North Dakota, paving the way for once-quiet communities to regain some semblance of normalcy amid the region’s energy boom.
BISMARCK, N.D. — New standards for conditioning North Dakota crude oil to make it safer for shipment will provide flexibility and could come up for approval next month, the state’s top oil and gas regulator said Monday.
WILLISTON, N.D. — A documentary portraying the gritty side of the North Dakota oil boom is coming to Williston.
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.