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Flavorful vegetables arrive during the cool season
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April 1, 2017
Van Hook braces for drilling
VAN HOOK, N.D. — A fleet of earth-moving equipment rumbles across the black dirt at a multi-well oil pad very near Lake Sakakawea's busiest...
April 1, 2017 - 4:24pm
January 7, 2017
Former oilfield exec indicted on wire fraud charges
BISMARCK — A former oilfield executive is accused of falsely inflating company revenues by tens of millions of dollars and has been indicted...
January 7, 2017 - 6:58am
December 30, 2016
Oil companies hiring fracking crews in Bakken
WILLISTON, N.D. — Oil companies are hiring in the Bakken, and more jobs are expected to open up next year. Job Service North Dakota announced six oil companies are looking for workers to man fracking crews in the new year, said Cindy Sanford, customer service office manager of Job...
December 30, 2016 - 8:00am
October 20, 2016
Spill reported at well site without berm
NEW TOWN, N.D. - A brine spill that affected a coulee and contaminated cropland this week may have been minimized if the site had a perimeter berm as proposed by the North Dakota Industrial Commission, a health official said Wednesday, Oct. 19.The North Dakota Department of Health...
October 20, 2016 - 6:52am
September 24, 2016
RockPile gets bought out, expands
DICKINSON, N.D.—One of Dickinson's biggest oilfield employers has been bought out, but little is changing. It's even expanding. RockPile...
September 24, 2016 - 6:19am
September 14, 2016
Dickinson cracks down on overweight trucks to save roads
DICKINSON, N.D. — The city of Dickinson has collected more than $83,000 in fines from overweight trucks since the beginning of the year, according to the Dickinson Municipal Court records. This amount is an increase from last year, when the city collected $56,590, though part of...
September 14, 2016 - 7:01am
August 31, 2016
Oilfield worker earns scholarship to continue education
BISMARCK—Chad Schoch thought he'd work in the North Dakota oilfields for two years, at most. He wanted to roughneck, make and save money,...
August 31, 2016 - 6:37am
August 10, 2016
In heated do-over meeting, N.D. Health Council ratifies rules for radioactive oilfield waste
BISMARCK — Opponents of new rules that allow for disposal of oilfield waste with higher levels of radioactivity in North Dakota made emotional...
August 10, 2016 - 6:31am
July 19, 2016
Federal commodities regulator believes American oil industry able to wait for prices to improve
DICKINSON, N.D.—One of the nation's leading commodities market regulators said Monday he's confident the American energy industry can remain...
July 19, 2016 - 5:00am
July 2, 2016
Dakota Prairie Refinery sale not affecting Davis Refinery
BELFIELD—The company trying to build an oil refinery just three miles from Theodore Roosevelt National Park in Billings County isn't slowing down its efforts, even after the Dakota Prairie Refinery sold at a loss earlier this week. Thomas Johnson, chief operating officer of...
July 2, 2016 - 6:48am
June 30, 2016
Murder charges filed against Beach man
BEACH, N.D.—A Beach man has been charged with murdering another man three weeks after he allegedly shot him in the head. Though details...
June 30, 2016 - 6:39am
April 16, 2016
Helms predicts oil will come back 'with a rush'
WILLISTON, N.D.—North Dakota's top oil regulator had a message for Williston leaders this week: Get ready. When—not if—oil...
April 16, 2016 - 6:52am
April 11, 2016
Man camps were planned as temporary solution
Timeline 2010 - Ordinance 925 went into effect, allowing crew camps in Williston 2012 - Six-month moratorium on crew camps in city 2012 - Williston annexes land to the west, gaining four crew camps 2013 - Williston annexes land to the north, gaining four more camps Sept. 2013 - Closure...
April 11, 2016 - 6:31am
March 31, 2016
Job seekers in oil patch may seek change
WILLISTON, N.D. — Job-seeker Kenneth Winter set a deadline for himself Wednesday at Williston's job fair: If he doesn't find work in one month, he's moving to Las Vegas. More than 700 people attended the first day of a two-day Job Service fair in Williston, including many...
March 31, 2016 - 6:34am
March 30, 2016
Job fair in Oil Patch still popular
WILLISTON, N.D. — This week's two-day job fair in the heart of the Oil Patch has been completely filled by companies vying for workers, a prospect that is expected to draw similar numbers of job seekers as seen in previous years. North Dakota Job Services Manager Cindy Sanford...
March 30, 2016 - 6:31am