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August 25, 2016
Legal groups look to help tribe by finding new ways to challenge pipeline
NEAR CANNON BALL, N.D. – Dakota Access Pipeline opponents prepared Thursday to continue camping near the Missouri and Cannonball rivers while legal groups said they’re looking for new ways to challenge the pipeline. Honor The Earth, an environmental rights group that opposed Enbridge’s...
August 25, 2016 - 9:38pm
June 21, 2016
Pipeline to bore beneath tribal grounds
CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa -- Work on the Bakken crude oil pipeline in northwestern Iowa tribal lands can proceed — as long as the work takes place underground. An amendment made Friday to the Dakota Access pipeline’s Sovereign Lands Construction Permit allows work to proceed on that...
June 21, 2016 - 9:45pm
June 7, 2016
Dakota Access disputes archaeologist over tribal land
DES MOINES, Iowa — A Texas oil company is challenging the findings and authority of Iowa’s state archaeologist, who recommended the company reroute its Bakken oil pipeline to avoid land in northwestern Iowa’s Big Sioux River Wildlife Management Area where native tribes contend...
June 7, 2016 - 9:57pm
May 27, 2016
Bakken pipeline permit yanked over possible sacred burial grounds
ROCK RAPIDS, Iowa -— Federal and state authorities have yanked a construction permit for a segment of the Dakota Access crude oil pipeline route to investigate reports it crosses ancient sacred tribal burial grounds in northwestern Iowa. The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service notified...
May 27, 2016 - 9:36pm
May 23, 2016
Historic site may be in path of Bakken pipeline
ROCK RAPIDS, Iowa — Dakota Access officials trying to span a pipeline across Iowa may have hit another snag. The Iowa Office of the State Archaeologist has received a claim that a historically significant site falls along the proposed path of the Dakota Access pipeline. Iowa State...
May 23, 2016 - 8:39pm
May 20, 2016
Iowans sue Bakken pipeline developers
Two Iowa couples living along the Dakota Access pipeline route have filed lawsuits against the company’s attempts to use eminent domain to seize farmland. Bill Hanigan, of Davis Brown Law firm, filed lawsuits Friday on behalf of Verdell and Marian Johnson and Marvin and Bonnie...
May 20, 2016 - 9:20pm
March 10, 2016
Iowa approves Bakken oil pipeline
DES MOINES, Iowa — Almost as quickly as state regulators Thursday unanimously approved a permit for a $3.8 billion, 30-inch diameter interstate...
March 10, 2016 - 9:02pm
October 13, 2015
HBO comic pokes fun at ND oil industry, state
GRAND FORKS, N.D. — HBO’s John Oliver is no fan of North Dakota nice. In fact, he wants residents to “be angry.” In a nearly 20-minute...
October 13, 2015 - 8:26pm
September 25, 2015
Man pleads guilty in murder-for-hire cases
SPOKANE, Wash. -- A Bakken trucking company operator pleaded guilty Friday in Washington state to two counts of murder for hire. James Terry...
September 25, 2015 - 9:21pm
April 23, 2015
Senate approves human trafficking bill by 99-0 vote
WASHINGTON — The U.S. Senate Wednesday unanimously approved legislation increasing penalties and cracking down on human traffickers and taking steps to stop the exploitation of children — an effort in which this region’s two women senators — U.S. Sen. Amy Klobuchar, D-Minn.,...
April 23, 2015 - 7:43pm
April 6, 2015
Forum News Service reporter to present on sex trafficking
MOORHEAD — Amy Dalrymple, a reporter with the Forum News Service, will speak at Concordia College at 7 p.m. Wednesday in the Knutson Campus Center about sex trafficking in the Bakken and beyond. Her talk is free and open to the public. As a reporter who has spent six months investigating...
April 6, 2015 - 8:40pm
March 20, 2015
Minnesotans in oil train 'danger zones' urged to prepare
ST. PAUL — The 326,170 Minnesotans who live near railroad tracks carrying North Dakota crude oil should be prepared for a train accident, a state emergency management official says. “If you live by the train, people need to take some personal awareness of what’s around them,”...
March 20, 2015 - 9:50pm
March 16, 2015
Franken wants oil safety study
WASHINGTON — U.S. Sen. Al Franken wants a study about the safety of carrying western North Dakota crude oil through Minnesota. The Minnesota Democrat pressed the Federal Railroad Administration to make the oil less volatile before it is shipped. He also called to route railroad...
March 16, 2015 - 8:46pm
August 24, 2014
Does N.D. crude need to be stabilized?
DICKINSON, N.D. — What can be done to keep trains from becoming “Bakken bombs”? It’s a question on the minds of many North Dakota residents and leaders, so much that some are calling on the state Industrial Commission to require oil companies to use technology to reduce...
August 24, 2014 - 9:08pm
November 7, 2013
N.D. explosion causes fire, saltwater leak
ALEXANDER, N.D. — A saltwater tank exploded near here Thursday causing several tanks to catch fire and spill about 2,700 barrels of saltwater...
November 7, 2013 - 11:31pm