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Oil cleanup near Van Hook continues

Cleanup continues on an oil well blowout near Van Hook Dec. 12. About 33,600 gallons of oil and 16,800 gallons of brine or saltwater are being cleaned up, according to Dennis Fewless, director of water quality for the North Dakota Health Department.

Posted 12/27/12 (Thu) read more »

Standoff ends in felony charges

A house owned by Connie Azure was nearly demolished, the schools were locked down and 10-15 neighbors on Ninth Street were evacuated for 34 hours last week.

Posted 12/27/12 (Thu) read more »

PACF issues first ever grants

The Parshall Area Community Foundation has awarded their first ever grants. This year’s recipients are the Parshall 2000 School for Tots and the Parshall Resource Center.

Posted 12/20/12 (Thu) read more »

Oil mist found on Lake Sakakawea

Oil mist from a well blowout went further than first thought, but weather conditions should prevent contamination of Lake Sakakawea.

Posted 12/20/12 (Thu) read more »

Well blowout near Van Hook

An oil well just east of Van Hook blew out Tuesday evening. Officials and safety teams from Slawson Exploration were on the scene Wednesday morning and said they would attempt to close off the well later that day.

Posted 12/13/12 (Thu) read more »

Onstad elected House minority leader

District 4 Representative Kenton Onstad will have a few more responsibilities during this session of the North Dakota Legislature.

Posted 12/06/12 (Thu) read more »

Rockview Telepharmacy receives Farm Credit grant

Three Farm Credit organizations announced more than a quarter of a million dollars in grants for projects that support Western North Dakota communities. The Rockview Pharmacy was the recipient of one of the grants for $20,000.

Posted 12/06/12 (Thu) read more »

Hundreds mourn slain grandmother

There wasn’t a parking spot to be found for blocks as hundreds of people came to say their final farewell to Martha Johnson on Monday. Johnson, along with three of her grandchildren were killed on Nov. 18 in her home.

Posted 11/29/12 (Thu) read more »

Utah firm selected to build Makoti Refinery

A Utah based company that has a history of building refineries in Asia and Africa has been selected to build the Three Affiliated Tribes Clean Fuels Refinery near Makoti.

Posted 11/29/12 (Thu) read more »

Heitkamp thanks tribal members

Heidi Heitkamp because the first woman elected to the U.S. Senate from North Dakota by the slimmest of margins.

Posted 11/21/12 (Wed) read more »