Energy study aims to grapple with industry landscape
After a brief threat of a moratorium on new wind energy projects in North Dakota, state officials have agreed to call for a study of the state’s energy landscape.

2017 Chili Cook-Off
This year we had our 36th Annual Chili Cook-off on Saturday February 4, 2016 at the Grand Hotel Williston in Williston ND.

Trump signs orders for Keystone, Dakota Access pipelines, Standing Rock plans legal action
President Donald Trump signed two orders on Tuesday, Jan. 24, to move forward with construction of the Keystone XL and Dakota Access pipelines, rolling back key Obama administration environmental policies in favor of expanding energy infrastructure.

Tribe, corps side against Dakota Access in court claim
A lawsuit that originally pitted the Standing Rock Sioux Tribe against the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers for improperly authorizing the Dakota Access Pipeline, now has both parties on the same side

North Dakota governor says pipeline company ‘abdicated’ role in defending project
Gov.Jack Dalrymple said the state finds itself “outgunned” in countering a “social media machine” manipulated by national environmental groups while the company behind the Dakota Access Pipeline has “abdicated” its responsibility...

Protesters, police take stock after night-long conflict
An hours-long standoff between Dakota Access Pipeline protesters and police on the Backwater Bridge ended midday Monday as an elder encouraged people to leave the bridge where hundreds were sprayed with water in subfreezing temperatures the night before.

Police and protesters face off at Backwater Bridge
Pipeline protesters attempted to remove burned out vehicles blocking the Backwater Bridge on Highway 1806, which led to an hours-long standoff with police using water cannons to repel protesters on Sunday night.

Oil production continues downward trend
Oil production in North Dakota continued its slide in September, dropping about 1 percent from the previous month at a rate state officials projected in their most recent forecast for the next biennium.