Amy Dalrymple is a Forum News Service reporter stationed in the Oil Patch. She can be reached at email@example.com or (701) 580-6890.
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WILLISTON, N.D. — Phyllis Larson, 76, decided to retire for good two years ago. But then the Williston woman got a note on her door that her rent was going...
WILLISTON, N.D. — Chuck Miles works six days a week at age 74 while battling cancer to pay his rent in Williston. Larry Granbois, 63, just applied for food stamps...
ALEXANDER, N.D. — A saltwater tank exploded near here Thursday causing several tanks to catch fire and spill about 2,700 barrels of saltwater and oil, the North Dakota Department of...
RAY, N.D. – A man armed with a gun demanded money from about 20 people attending Saturday evening mass at the Church of St. Michael in Ray, the Williams County...
N.D. oil production tops 900,000 barrels per day By Amy Dalrymple Forum News Service WILLISTON, N.D.
WILLISTON, N.D.-- With "now hiring" signs posted throughout the Bakken, even the agency charged with filling job openings struggles to keep a full staff. Cindy Sanford, manager of the Williston branch of Job Service North Dakota, if often looking to fill vacancies in her own office while also helping companies find workers. "We're like everybody else," Sanford said. "We say we feel your pain because we know.
WATFORD CITY, N.D. - An FBI agent was shot near here Monday evening while helping a federal drug task force execute a search warrant, said FBI spokesman Kyle Loven. The agent suffered non-life-threatening injuries and was treated and released at a local hospital, Loven said. Loven said he could not name the agent, who is based in Minot, but said he believes the agent is back on duty today. A suspect, Randy Skarda, was arrested by the McKenzie County Sheriff's Office as a result of the investigation, Loven said.
BISMARCK - A Duluth, Minn., energy company announced today it plans to create an energy corridor that could efficiently transport oil and natural gas produced in North Dakota and reduce natural gas flaring. ALLETE, an energy company that has a 465-mile electrical transmission line from central North Dakota to Duluth, said it plans to work with other energy companies to locate pipelines along its existing right-of-way. ALLETE officials made the announcement from the North Dakota Capitol this morning with Gov.
GRAND FORKS -- When John Harju graduated from the University of North Dakota in 1986, it was a bad time to be a geologist in the state. "It was an absolutely dismal time, there was no work," Harju said. But later in his career, Harju found himself in the right place at the right time. Harju serves as associate director for research at the Energy and Environmental Research Center at the University of North Dakota. The Bakken oil boom has created a lot of opportunities for the center to partner with the oil industry. Although technology has come a long way to make recovering oil from the Ba