1 hr ago
Flooded North Dakota oil well spills into Missouri River
Oil from one well has spilled into floodwaters near the confluence of the Yellowstone and Missouri rivers, where the rising waters threaten a total of 38 oil wells.
Trending on the Topix Network
8 hrs ago
Bakken to the future: How city can prosper
In this July 26, 2011, photo, a worker hangs from an oil derrick outside of Williston, N.D. Brandon Mayor Shari Decter Hirst writes that the Wheat City is ideally suited to benefit from the boom in the Bakken oil reserves, especially when the drilling moves further east.
Fri Mar 14, 2014
Deep Dakota frost causes water main breaks, floods
Deep frost from a brutally cold winter in the Dakotas is leading to an increase in basement flooding, water main breaks and bumps in the roads as the ground begins to thaw.
Thu Mar 13, 2014
Minot Daily News
Area galleries 3-13-14
"She Left for Good One Time but Came Back" by Shelly Bunde, Bozeman, Mont., will run through April 1 in the Olson Library Gallery at Minot State University.
Wed Mar 12, 2014
Anchorage Daily News
Energy companies have work to do in recruiting women
In this July 26, 2011, file photo, a worker hangs from an oil derrick outside of Williston, N.D. A new report examining the workforce makeup of the energy industry reveals 80 percent of workers are male.
Number of homeless students rising in Williston
As Williston's population has grown, so has the number of homeless students in the western North Dakota oil patch hub.
Tue Mar 11, 2014
Radioactive filter socks found in Noonan building
By John D. Taylor Dumped in the corners of a decaying former service station on Main Street in Noonan are about 90 -- perhaps more -- 55-gallon trash bags.
Basin Electric brings new gas plant generation unit online
A new natural gas-fired unit was brought online March 1 at Basin Electric Power Cooperative's 45 MW Pioneer peaking power plant near Williston, North Dakota.
If you're not a hopeless travoltafier, what's so darned hard about 'Tim Torkildson'?
Writes Tim Torkildson: "John Travolta foozles a name at the Academy Awards, and suddenly the American lexicon is graced with a new verb: travoltify.
Mon Mar 10, 2014
The Miami Herald
Officials: Canadian oil won't hurt ND production
In this July 26, 2011, file photo, a worker hangs from an oil derrick outside of Williston, N.D. Justin Kringstad, the director of the North Dakota Pipeline Authority said proposed increases of tar sands oil from Canada likely will not have an impact on the state's soaring oil production.
The Motley Fool
How Long Can the Good Times in the Bakken Last?
Which city is the most expensive city to rent an entry level apartment in the United States? If you guessed New York City or San Francisco, you would be incorrect.
Minot Daily News
Comedy returns to the Magic City each weekend
At Dae Udder Place in Minot a comedy renaissance is developing every Friday and Saturday night at 9 p.m. The bar space is phenomenal and feels very large and open despite the fact that the end third of the bar to the right has been cordoned off with ceiling-high black curtains.
Tue Mar 04, 2014
UW Dawg Pound
Huskies offer JUCO point guard
Trey Dickerson, a point guard from Williston State College in North Dakota, has received an offer from Lorenzo Romar and the Washington Huskies.
Sat Mar 01, 2014
Minot Daily News
As the population in northwestern North Dakota has grown in recent years, so has the number of people seeking treatment for addictions that increasingly involve methamphetamine and opiates.
Williston struggling with employee subsidies as housing costs soar
The city of Williston is struggling to afford an increased cost of subsidizing employee housing while finding ways to pay for projects without state assistance.
Fri Feb 28, 2014
The Miami Herald
Cost of worker housing subsidies plagues Williston
This Oct. 21, 2011file photo shows workmen at an apartment building under construction in Williston, N.D. As the western North Dakota oil patch hub of Williston grows, so does the amount of money the city needs to subsidize housing for city employees.
Christian Science Monitor
IEA chief: Only a decade left in US shale boom
An oil derrick is seen at a fracking site for extracting oil outside of Williston, N.D. 'There are some people who really think they can replicate the United States shale gas boom,' Ms.
New York Magazine
real estateApartment Hunter's HellWilliston, N.D., makes NYC's housing market look tame. Adam Martin
The story of Bessie Larmer, a part-time custodian at First Lutheran Church in Williston, North Dakota, will sound familiar to any New Yorker affected by gentrification.
Thu Feb 27, 2014
Globe and Mail
Private equity takes starring role in oil patch
Investor Tools - Spot opportunities, identify market trends and grow your portfolio with a powerful toolkit to help you invest with confidence An oil derrick at a fracking site for extracting oil outside of Williston, N.D., on the Bakken oil formation.
Murder trial moved from Williston to Grand Forks
A Michigan man accused of fatally stabbing his friend at an oil field crew camp in North Dakota will stand trial in Grand Forks rather than in Williston.