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Minot Daily News
Falling on deaf ears
I'm a 30-year-old, third generation rancher outside of Grassy Butte in western North Dakota.
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Wed Mar 05, 2014
Oil dealings prompt investigation of N.D. tribal chairman - Wed, 05 Mar 2014 PST
Receive FREE access by logging in to or creating your Spokesman.com account. A former U.S. attorney will lead an investigation into the dealings of a tribal chairman thought to have been the target of a North Dakota oil speculator with ties to a man shot dead on Spokane's South Hill.
Mon Mar 03, 2014
Basin starts up peaking station NW of Williston
Basin Electric Power Cooperative says it has started commercial operation of a natural gas-based peaking station northwest of Williston.
Thu Feb 27, 2014
The Washington Post
North Dakota oil boom: Dividing up the money
An oil train rail depot in New Town, N.D. where locally drilled oil is put on trucks and then rail to be shipped to refineries.
Wed Feb 26, 2014
Mail carriers in oil patch offered incentives
The U.S. Postal Service will grant pay increases and bonuses to recruit and retain mail carriers in western North Dakota's oil patch, where the region's soaring population has led to overwhelmed workers, long lines at post offices and tardy or undelivered mail.
Sat Feb 22, 2014
Official: Found filter socks not a health hazard
State health officials say radiation from material stored in leaking trailers in northwest North Dakota doesn't appear to pose a health hazard.
Fri Feb 21, 2014
Oil sands costs beat those of U.S. tight oil, new studies show
According to a study by Scotiabank of more than 50 plays across Canada and the U.S., Western Canadian plays - including those in the oil sands - cost less to produce on average than plays in the U.S. such as the Bakken in North Dakota, and the Eagle Ford and the Permian Basin, both in Texas.
Mon Feb 17, 2014
Travel difficult in northwestern North Dakota
State Transportation Department officials are advising no travel on U.S. Highway 85 between Watford City and Williston because of icy conditions and reduced visibilities.
Sat Feb 15, 2014
The Wichita Eagle
As fuel boom hits U.S., American consumers may not see lower costs
Russell Girsh motions to his driller to turn the equipment on an oil rig near Watford City, N.D. North Dakota oil drillers are expected to set a record for oil production for the sixth consecutive year.
Fri Feb 14, 2014
N.D. oil output drops due to cold weather in December
North Dakota saw oil production fall last month, missing expectations to reach a milestone of 1 million barrels of daily production.
Out-of-control oil well prompts worker evacuation
Fifteen workers were evacuated as a precaution from the site of an out-of-control oil well in northwestern North Dakota.
Mon Feb 10, 2014
Associate of man shot in home pleads not guilty
This undated file photo provided by the U.S. Attorney's Office shows James Henrikson, 34, of Watford City, N.D. Henrikson, a former business associate of a Washington state man killed in an alleged murder-for-hire scheme, is scheduled to be arraigned on a weapons charge Monday, Feb. 10, 2014 in Bismarck, N.D. He was arrested in Mandan, N.D., last ... (more)
Hearing set for associate of man shot by intruder
A North Dakota man and former business associate of a Washington state man killed in an alleged murder-for-hire scheme is scheduled to be arraigned on a weapons charge.