WILLISTON, N.D. — Three massive fires since the beginning of June have highlighted the threat lightning poses in the North Dakota oil patch, and in each case it was tanks that store the toxic saltwater associated with drilling — not the oil wells or drilling rigs — that were to blame.
WILLISTON, N.D. — A convicted con man who swindled Nashville, Tenn., businesses out of five-star hotel rooms, stretch limousine rides, helicopter rentals and expensive gifts didn’t fare quite as well during a month in the North Dakota oil patch, investigators contend.
Drug offenses, assault surge
Calling current federal drug-fighting resources in Montana insufficient, U.S. Rep. Steve Daines, R-Mont., is asking Attorney General Eric Holder for more details about a recently announced drug control strategy.
BISMARCK, N.D. — North Dakota oil production ramped up by another 36,000 barrels per day in May, pushing daily production solidly above the 1 million barrel milestone it narrowly eclipsed the previous month.
BISMARCK, N.D. — North Dakota oil drillers produced an average of about 1.04 million barrels of oil a day in May.
BISMARCK, N.D. — A pipeline that will supply crude for a diesel topping plant under construction in southwest North Dakota was given the go-ahead this week by state regulators.
Harold and Larry Goode have added some Southern spice to the Billings South Side, and that’s not so bad for business at the Vegas Hotel.
Workers started installing the base of a Ferris wheel this week at the new Scheels Sporting Goods store at Shiloh Crossing in Billings.
BISMARCK, N.D. — A natural gas processing plant announced last year by a major natural gas company operating in North Dakota was given the green light by state regulators Thursday.
MANDAREE, N.D. — The snaking, nearly 2-mile trail of saltwater that an underground pipeline spewed in the rugged hills of western North Dakota's badlands left a 200-yard-long stretch of dead vegetation, a company official said, though she added there is no evidence yet that the spill has con…
MINOT AIR FORCE BASE, N.D. — The nuclear missiles hidden in plain view across the prairies of northwest North Dakota reveal one reason why trouble keeps finding the nuclear Air Force. The "Big Sticks," as some call the 60-foot-tall Minuteman 3 missiles, are just plain old.
DICKINSON, N.D. — A Dickinson-based judge has approved a prosecutor's request to dismiss charges in the case of a former high school principal accused of setting fire to his school in March.
WILLISTON, N.D. — Weekend storms injured three people as wind gusts and hail caused extensive damage in several parts of North Dakota.
BISMARCK, N.D. — Garrison Memorial Hospital sees 1,400 to 1,500 people in its emergency room annually. That is up about 20 percent over the last three to four years.
DICKINSON, N.D. — A Dickinson judge has ruled to throw out some police interviews with the former Dickinson principal accused of setting fire to his school.
BISMARCK, N.D. — North Dakota should employ its own railroad safety inspectors to help the federal government monitor crude oil shipments coming from the state's booming oil patch, a state regulator said Friday.
BISMARCK, N.D. — Dozens of mile-long trains loaded with crude are leaving western North Dakota each week, with most shipments going through the state's most populous county while en route to refineries across the country.
Federal and state transportation officials have performed a miracle before our own eyes.
TIOGA, N.D. — With North Dakota reaching an oil production level of 1 million barrels per day, officials are holding a celebration in the town where drillers first found black gold in the state.