Jul 19, 2014
Lightning a threat to ND saltwater disposal sites
In this Monday, July 7, 2014 file photo, firefighters battle a blaze caused by a lightning strike at a saltwater disposal facility near Alexander, N.D. Three massive fires since the beginning of June have highlighted the threat lightning poses in the North Dakota oil patch, and in each case it was tanks that store the toxic saltwater associated ... (more)
Petrified tree stumps find new home in Alexander
The Bismarck Tribune reports the North Dakota Department of Transportation donated the stumps to Alexander's Lewis and Clark Trail Museum.
In North Dakota oil patch, lightning causes explosion, saltwater spill
A lightning strike caused an explosion, fire and release at the Helling Saltwater Disposal Well outside Alexander, N.D. on Monday, July 7, 2014.
Pipeline trenching operation causes ND oil spill
North Dakota health officials say a pipeline trenching operation near Alexander has caused a spill of about 300 barrels of oil.