WILLISTON, N.D. — The Williston City Commission has rejected a plan to develop 73 townhouses in the oil boom town.
BISMARCK, N.D. — North Dakota's top energy industry regulator says he expects April's oil production figures to be over 1 million barrels daily.
KILLDEER, N.D. — A new building in Killdeer is the go-to place for people who deal all too often with death and sorrow.
MINOT, N.D. — North Dakota's oil and economic boom may be coming to the small screen soon.
WATFORD CITY, N.D. — When Brent Sanford graduated high school nearly 25 years ago, his tiny prairie town seemed to be withering away. Storefronts were shuttered, senior classes shrinking, families packing up and moving out. He joined the exodus.
U.S. Postal Service customer service employee Della Nelson waits to give Dawn Martin a receipt after Nelson used a mobile point of sale device to scan, process and swipe a credit card the priority mail envelope at the downtown Bismarck Post Office last week.
BISMARCK, N.D. — The U.S. Justice Department launched a $3 million program Friday to help prosecute crimes against women and provide services for victims in the Bakken oil-producing region of western North Dakota and Eastern Montana.
BISMARCK, N.D. — Leaders of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints in North Dakota say they're adding another administrative unit after membership in the western part of the state doubled over the past three years.
WILLISTON, N.D. — North Dakota state and local officials hosted the head of the Federal Aviation Administration in Williston on Monday to push their case for federal assistance and funding for infrastructure development at several airports strained by the state's oil boom.
Montana Gov. Steve Bullock has a $45-million plan to help communities overwhelmed by the oil boom, but it will take significant buy-in from legislators who rejected a similar plan in 2013.
Montana Gov. Steve Bullock is expected to announce a $45 million aid package for Eastern Montana communities overwhelmed by the Bakken oil boom.
WILLISTON, N.D. — Winter's chill is sticking around this spring in the landlocked prairie of North Dakota's oil country, but residents of Williston finally will be able to surf in Boomtown, U.S.A.
WATFORD CITY, N.D. — Watford City residents have overwhelming approved a $27 million bond measure to help pay for a $50 million high school.
WILLISTON, N.D. — The number of students in the oil patch hub of Williston who are considered homeless has grown amid the city's population boom.
WILLISTON, N.D. — Williston's construction boom is showing no signs of slowing, as the western North Dakota oil patch city continues to receive requests for construction permits as it works to ease its years-long housing crunch.
BISMARCK, N.D. — The dramatic jump in sexually transmitted diseases in North Dakota has state health officials trying to reverse the trend by raising awareness among not only residents but also doctors.
SIDNEY — In the City Council chambers of this Bakken boom town hangs a crude map of Montana dividing the east’s oil revenue makers from the west’s oil revenue takers.
GLENDIVE — Sheriff Craig Anderson scans the inmate roster for Dawson County Detention Center and sees real problems. There’s an inmate charged with murder and another for petty crime. He can’t put them together, but he’s four inmates over capacity, so he can’t easily keep them apart.
The Bakken oil boom and skyrocketing farm commodity prices kept the Billings economy chugging through the recession, and still economic developers believe its train has yet to come in.
WILLISTON, N.D. — Illegal, unlicensed recreational vehicle parks are a constant problem for Williams County officials as the oil boom continues to attract those in search of work.