STAFF BLOG COMPASS POINTS: NEWS FROM THE GREAT OUTDOORS WITH HERALD OUTDOOR WRITER BRAD DOKKEN N.D. Game and Fish hires new ANS coordinator
The North Dakota Game and Fish Department has a new Aquatic Nuisance Species coordinator. Jessica Howell starts her new job Feb. 29 and will be based out of the Jamestown office. She replaces Fred Ryc... Posted on 2/4/16 at 3:28 PM
STAFF BLOG OIL PATCH DISPATCH PSC granted permits for $2 billion in energy projects in 2015
BISMARCK The North Dakota Public Service Commission approved more than $2 billion in energy-related projects in 2015, the agency said this week.
The siting permits approved last year included 16 tra... Posted on 2/3/16 at 4:39 PM
STAFF BLOG MONKE BUSINESS An inspiring 103 years
One-hundred and three years is a long time to be alive. Almost too long, one could argue.
But for Mildred Monke, it was a 103-year journey filled with more adventure and challenges than I or many oth... Posted on 1/24/16 at 12:35 AM
Gallup: ND among top 10 states for reduction in uninsured rate
FARGO -- Not long ago, Mike Barry was going to a homeless health clinic to take care of his chronic health conditions, which include diabetes, high blood pressure and pulmonary disease.
Photographer captures Theodore Roosevelt park’s majestic bands of free-roaming animals
THEODORE ROOSEVELT NATIONAL PARK, N.D. -- It was a wild horse showing of love and then of a fight to remember. The stallion didn’t want “his mare” to leave. When she did start to prance away, to retrieve their foal napping on the other side of the hill, he tried to stop her. But Molly stood up to her mate Red Face -- so named because he has a red face in sharp contrast to his blue-roan body. She took off anyway, returning shortly with their baby.
WILLISTON, N.D. – The company that proposes a major crude oil pipeline for the Bakken says it will minimize impacts to agriculture and use state-of-the-art safety features, but nearly half of the landowners along the North Dakota route have yet to sign on to the project.
BOWMAN, N.D. -- Last month, the state Legislature defeated an anti-discrimination bill for lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender residents and couples. Still, new residents are joining the gay community in North Dakota looking for new beginnings.
DICKINSON, N.D.. -- An oilfield veteran and a retired schoolteacher believe they have found a method of removing deadly hydrogen sulfide gas from crude oil at well sites without using chemicals in the process.
Request for executive order comes after bill fails
BISMARCK – Democratic lawmakers asked Republican Gov. Jack Dalrymple on Monday to use his executive power to protect state employees from discrimination based on their sexual orientation, putting pressure on the governor to back up critical comments he made Thursday after the House GOP majority killed an anti-discrimination bill.
BELFIELD, N.D. -- Troy Ohlhausen never lets the needle on his pickup's speedometer go beyond 10 mph when he's on an oilfield site -- even if the site where he's driving is nothing more than a simulation.
Exact numbers of opiate overdoses unknown, however, ND is lowest for those deaths among U.S. states
FARGO – Melissa Patterson knows her daughter, a 22-year-old heroin addict, could die any day from an overdose.
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