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UPDATED: Oil Patch truck driver charged with illegal dumping
WILLISTON, N.D. Criminal charges have been filed against a truck driver accused of illegally dumping oilfield waste in western North Dakota, and the trucking company he worked for could face more th...
4/15/14 at 3:15 PM Newcomers enter race to lead boomtown 4/15/14 at 12:17 AM
Small town adding activities with enrollment growth 4/13/14 at 9:59 PM
The North Dakota Hillbillies
I saw a map on Facebook from the Apartment Guide today that caused my head to do a 360 degree rotation. Yes, that's right - a full-on Linda Blair. And yes, there was some foaming at the mouth as well....
2/16/14 at 11:40 PM Less a "bad coincidence" and more an accident waiting to happen... 1/6/14 at 11:59 PM
Well now, that is concerning. 9/5/13 at 9:35 AM
Project Safe Bakken
The Bakken Shales have provided so many with jobs and financial freedom throughout the United States. People have flocked to the remote small towns of North Dakota in hopes to find work, and wealth in...
10/29/13 at 11:48 AM Scary Rigs or Halloween Stories? 10/26/13 at 6:46 PM
The Bakken Gold Rush 10/25/13 at 9:20 AM
7 Not So Fabulous Things About Living In An Oilfield Camper
As promised, here is the second part of my post series on the great and not so great things about living in a camper in the oilfield. Now, dont get me wrong, I love being able to be here wit...
9/18/13 at 7:02 AM 10 Essentials for Camper Living 7/18/13 at 10:43 AM
Our Camper Life: An Introduction 7/10/13 at 9:16 AM
Sept. issue highlights regional development projects
To say that real estate development in the region is on the upswing would be an understatement. Communities are breaking building permit records and new developments are springing up nearly everywhere...
9/4/13 at 12:59 PM
Like father, like father, like son: UND alum and third-generation North Dakotan Joel Brown continues family legacy in oil industry
By David Dodds, University & Public Affairs writer You could say oil runs in the Brown family just like it does deep beneath the western North Dakota soil they call home. Grandpa Al Brown became...
8/20/13 at 2:52 PM Harold Hamm -- Richest Oilman in U.S. -- To Visit UND Friday, Dec. 3 12/1/10 at 4:55 PM
What is the best deal or most unique item?
What is the best deal or most unique item you have ever found at a rummage sale? Here are some of the responses we received on our Rummaging with Ryan Contest entry blanks: Shelley, Crary, ND A lamp ...
5/24/13 at 12:08 PM Joan Anderson, Roseau, MN and Jean Bogestad, Donaldson, MN 5/23/13 at 2:15 PM
Doug and Denise Thomasson, Warroad, MN 5/22/13 at 4:32 PM
Earth at night glows with lovely and loathsome lights
Wherever we go, our lights go with us. If we were more thoughtful about choosing the right type of lighting fixtures, it wouldn't be such a problem, but we're generally not. Photos taken late last y...
1/12/13 at 1:06 PM
This Thanksgiving one woman is grateful for North Dakota
I love Rachel Kelly's author bio on her new Areavoices blog: Meanderings of a Zealous Mom. She uses several six word phrases to describe herself: Always looking for The Grey Area. Meet my best friend...
11/20/12 at 11:52 AM Check out what these ten year olds are doing on Areavoices! - Areavoices Digest #84 8/1/12 at 3:06 PM
Areavoices Digest #70 - A song that might drive WDAY's Weather Guys Crazy! 4/4/12 at 2:28 PM
Ryan, Ed and Me
Ryan Bakken dropped my name in his Grand Forks Herald column today.He compares me (somewhat) favorably to Ed Schultz. In the same piece Ryan also writes about chest hair, aging and pie. Keep in mind w...
7/1/12 at 8:19 AM
Dalrymple's speech to the Bakken Infrastructure Conference
BISMARCK--Gov. Jack Dalrymple gave the following keynote address today during the 2nd Annual Bakken Infrastructure Conference in Denver: "It wasnt long ago that North Dakota would only make the natio...
10/26/11 at 2:11 PM Cramer calls Waxman comments "disturbing" 7/8/10 at 4:17 PM