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George departs Shuster's curling team
Lynx vet Brunson credits vegan diet for her longevity
Humor tops bill on annual Gopher Road Trip
'The sheer joy': Adapted bowling is growing in the area
Saints RB Ingram suspended for PED violation
May 4, 2018
Star Tribune reporter captures culture of ND oil boom in new book
BISMARCK — Maya Rao remembers being told that Williston, considered the capital of the North Dakota Oil Patch, should have a new slogan:...
May 4, 2018 - 12:48am
April 30, 2018
Officials will consider future use of hydrogen fluoride after refinery fire
SUPERIOR, Wis.—City of Superior and Husky Energy officials said they are examining whether to continue using hydrogen fluoride at Superior's...
April 30, 2018 - 8:45pm
ND refineries become part of Marathon Petroleum under merger
BISMARCK—Marathon Petroleum Corp. announced Monday, April 30, it is merging with Andeavor, the owner of North Dakota's two oil refineries....
April 30, 2018 - 5:49pm
April 28, 2018
Smoke plume from burning asphalt likely toxic: EPA says testing shows air was safe after Superior oil refinery fire was out
SUPERIOR, Wis. — At the height of the Husky Energy oil refinery fire Thursday, April 26, as a massive plume of smoke billowed into the...
April 28, 2018 - 10:00pm
April 26, 2018
Refinery blast injures at least 11; fire still burning as evacuation continues
SUPERIOR, Wis. — A series of explosions and fires rocked the Husky Energy oil refinery in Superior on Thursday, April 26, sending a black plume...
April 26, 2018 - 10:35pm
April 25, 2018
Federal regulators meet with industry, tribe to discuss flaring challenge
BISMARCK—Federal regulators who play key roles in oil and gas development on the Fort Berthold Reservation said Wednesday, April 25, they're...
April 25, 2018 - 6:28pm
April 23, 2018
Judge says Line 3 should stick to its old route; recommendation allows tribes to stop pipeline
DULUTH — An administrative law judge on Monday recommended the contentious Enbridge Line 3 replacement pipeline should move forward, but...
April 23, 2018 - 6:49pm
ND Industrial Commission falls 8 months behind on meeting minutes
BISMARCK — The North Dakota Industrial Commission is eight months behind in publishing meeting minutes, and it's not the first time for...
April 23, 2018 - 9:00am
April 20, 2018
Trump blasts OPEC, accusing the oil cartel of 'artificially' raising prices
President Donald Trump blasted the OPEC oil cartel on Friday, April 20, accusing the group on Twitter of "artificially" raising oil prices and...
April 20, 2018 - 10:06am
April 17, 2018
Flaring policy changes keep benchmarks but give ND oil industry flexibility
BISMARCK—North Dakota regulators are keeping current benchmarks for reducing wasteful flaring of excess natural gas but are giving industry...
April 17, 2018 - 6:05pm
April 13, 2018
More than a year later, some journalists arrested at ND pipeline protests still await trial
FARGO — Jenni Monet climbed a hill overlooking the Cannonball River to shoot video of dozens of protesters against the Dakota Access oil...
April 13, 2018 - 9:10pm
Regulators to consider revising natural gas flaring policy
BISMARCK — North Dakota's oil industry is advocating for the state to keep its current gas capture targets but make some tweaks to the...
April 13, 2018 - 7:42pm
April 9, 2018
Keystone oil spill in November twice as large as initially reported
ST. PAUL — A November pipeline leak in rural South Dakota was nearly double in size than initially estimated.
April 9, 2018 - 5:15pm
April 4, 2018
Oil companies differ on plans to drill near Lake Sakakawea
BISMARCK—XTO Energy proposes to develop more than 26,000 acres near Lake Sakakawea as one large drilling unit, a plan the company says...
April 4, 2018 - 7:14pm
April 3, 2018
80 percent of ND oil spills wouldn't have been reported under new law
FARGO — A recently adopted higher threshold for reporting spills in North Dakota's Oil Patch, if applied to a recent five-year period,...
April 3, 2018 - 9:58pm