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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.
BISMARCK, N.D. — A Mandan man pleaded not guilty to attempted human trafficking on Thursday, after his attorney argued he was the victim of entrapment by federal agents.
North Dakota’s governor and congressional delegation speak at an energy conference in Bismarck, ND. on Tuesday, Oct. 14, 2014. Pictured from the left are Gov. Jack Dalrymple, Sen. John Hoeven, Sen. Heidi Heitkamp and Rep. Kevin Cramer.
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.
BISMARCK, N.D. — About 250 bison were processed Tuesday at the Theodore Roosevelt National Park bison roundup, where park rangers decided which would be culled.
Bison are held in a penned enclosure near the roundup facility until being herded into the pen and chutes to be processed.
William Gilliam, second from left, president of Badlands NGL, explains the process of converting ethane gas into polyethylene to North Dakota Gov. Jack Dalrymple, left, Mikhail Gurfinkel, center, COO of Badlands NGL, state Agriculture Commissioner Doug Goehring, Attorney General Wayne Steneh…
North Dakota Gov. Jack Dalrymple, left, announces the development of a $4 billion manufacturing plant that will convert natural gas liquids into plastic during a news conference at the state Capitol in Bismarck, N.D.
BISMARCK, N.D. — The boom town of Watford City has grown up to and around its longtime shooting range and this week, a district court agreed it should be shut down.
Lynn Helms, Department of Mineral Resources director, speaks to members of the Government Finance Committee about the staus of oil and gas development in North Dakota and future needs for the state and oil patch communities Wednesday in Bismarck. 10-8-2014
BISMARCK, N.D. — The state’s top oil and gas industry regulator told lawmakers Wednesday the state’s oil production is poised to continue increasing although oil prices and the state’s clamping down on flaring could cause negative impacts.
Tom Wilson, left, and Dan Johnson explained their mechanical process to transform deadly H2S into a safe product and turn sour crude into sweet at the Black Hills Bakken conference Wednesday. The conference focused on service opportunities because oil drilling is slow to appear in the region.
BISMARCK, N.D. — Last year, rancher Tom Wilson was checking how many cattle died in a freak snowstorm that killed thousands of livestock all across the northern Black Hills of South Dakota.
BISMARCK, N.D. — A draft bill to loosen up the process for approving oil waste landfills would take the public’s voice out of the way.
BISMARCK, N.D. — Oil industry officials told state regulators Tuesday no additional regulations are needed to transport western North Dakota oil by rail, citing an industry-funded study saying it’s no more volatile than other light crudes.
Jeff Hume, a representative of Continental Resources Inc., testified on Tuesday morning at a hearing on the transportation safety and marketability of oil. The hearing was held at the North Dakota Department of Mineral Resources building in Bismarck, N.D.
Scott Santoro, a presenter from Homeland Security, trained local law enforcement and victim advocacy groups on identifying victims of human trafficking at a seminar on Monday in Bismarck.
BISMARCK, N.D. — U.S. Department of Homeland Security officials trained western North Dakota police and victim service providers on identifying human trafficking victims.
LEITH, N.D. — A year ago, people could hardly believe their eyes, seeing this tiny Grant County village filled with neo-Nazi commandos on one side, protesters on the other and a squad of riot police between them.
Craig Cobb’s house is empty, with little evidence that it is likely among the most photographed houses in North Dakota, after he tried to take over Leith for neo-Nazi racists like himself.
BISMARCK, N.D. — On Thursday afternoon, Jane Veitz of Bismarck got a phone call from Pinehurst Veterinary Hospital. Chance, her nearly 10-year-old border collie had made it through surgery and could be picked up later in the afternoon.
North Dakota accuses 2 businesses in Bakken area of running lodging buildings without certifications
BISMARCK, N.D. — Two McKenzie County businesses have been charged in Northwest District Court with Class B misdemeanor operating without a license.
BISMARCK — A late planting and a harvest held up by wet weather have increased the chance for disease and a reduced-quality small grains crop.
BISMARCK, N.D. — A 7-week-old puppy stolen from the Central Dakota Humane Society in Mandan on Friday was recovered in Dickinson on Saturday.
BISMARCK, N.D. — The Billings County Commission decided at its meeting Tuesday that an extended-stay hotel for more than 300 oil patch workers is too big for the tiny town of Fryburg, near Medora.
BISMARCK, N.D. — The North Dakota Council on Abused Women’s Services created a three-part plan for their newly awarded grant from the Department of Justice.
Trinity High School’s new Spanish teacher, Rayma Braaten, got help from public schools teacher Troy Kuntz making her classroom bright and welcoming for the first day of school.
DICKINSON, N.D. — The gutted black hole on the front of Dickinson Trinity High School sends a wrong signal for what’s going on inside.
This black gaping hole on the front of Trinity High School in Dickinson is a contrast to all the progress inside after last spring's arson fire. This part will be demolished, but much of the building has been salvaged and rehabilitated.
Family science teacher Kathy Kiedrowski was helped by Trinity High School football team players to move her teaching gear into her new classroom space on Thursday.
BISMARCK, N.D. — For the first time and because of environmental issues in the Bakken oil fields, an office of the Environmental Protection Agency’s Criminal Investigation Division will open in North Dakota.
BISMARCK, N.D. — A Fargo man has turned to an online petition in hopes of getting state officials to stop what he calls "Bakken bomb trains" by forcing oil companies to strip volatile natural gas liquids from oil before shipping.
Lynn Helms participates in a monthly teleconference in Bismarck on Monday.
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.
Justin Kringstad of the North Dakota Pipeline Authority gives his monthly update during a teleconference in Bismarck in Monday.
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.
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.
The St. Alexius Garrison Memorial Hospital Skilled Nursing Facility, in Garrison N.D., is the only hospital on U.S. Highway 83 between Minot and Bismarck, Tod Graeber, Garrison Memorial Hospital administrator said.
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.
NEW ENGLAND, N.D. — Doug and Betsy Madler worked up a sweat doing yard work and stopped to stoke up with a plate of hot and delicious Thai food.
Wontons and eggrolls are specialties at the new Thai takeout in New England, N.D.
Doug and Betsy Madler, of New England, N.D., fuel up with some warm Thai food while taking a break from some hot and sweaty yard work.
Katrina Friedt, left, and Dani Krebs, both businesswomen in New England, N.D., order up lunch at the newest and most unique eating experience in town.
A new Thai takeout opened Wednesday in New England and the three women who work there — Thawee ‘Nit’ Williams, Thaweesri Kanokkaew and June Williams — serve up hot and delicious food, with a hit of heat for those who like it that way.
Thawee ‘Nit’ Williams hands out a plate of fresh pork fried rice to a customer on the second day a unique Thai takeout trailer opened in New England, N.D. Williams, of Billings, is helping her friend with the new venture.
UPDATE: An Amber Alert for a 3-year-old girl has been canceled.
WATFORD CITY, N.D. — Watford City is wasting no time following the June 10 approval of a one-cent sales tax increase and a $1 million donation from a major gas processor to build a new hospital and health care facility.