Weather Forecast



March 12, 2013
A helicopter crew of professional wildlife wranglers transports a bighorn sheep in February 2010 in the North Dakota Badlands. The North Dakota Game and Fish Department recently transported a herd of sheep from a heavily traveled stretch of U.S. Highway 85 to a more remote area to reduce the incidence of road-kill deaths. At least a half-dozen sheep near the North Unit of Theodore Roosevelt National Park have been killed by vehicles since 2010.
N.D. Game and Fish uses helicopter to move bighorn sheep away from Oil Patch highway
March 12, 2013 - 8:06am
January 21, 2013
Mike Krajewski of Duluth, Minn., pictured in this 2004 family photo at Sturgeon Lake in Minnesota, died Saturday, Jan. 19, 2013, in an accident at an oil well north of Watford City, N.D. (Submitted photo)
Minnesota man dies in accident at hydraulic fracturing site
January 21, 2013 - 7:26am
January 16, 2013
ND targets out-of-state speeders: Legislator seeks incentive for Oil Patch workers to slow down
January 16, 2013 - 7:25am
January 7, 2013
Konnie, right, and Sharon Norstog, of Watford City, have donated much of the profit from oil wells on their land to their favorite charities. Amy Dalrymple / Forum News Service
Watford City retirees give portion of oil royalties to favorite charities
January 7, 2013 - 7:51am
January 5, 2013
This Bakken boom 5 times larger than '80s, Fed says
January 5, 2013 - 11:05am
December 8, 2012
Rancher Jacki Schilke, pictured here Wednesday near Williston, worries the declining health of her animals may be related to oil development that surrounds her land.
Oil development vs. livestock: Reports of cows losing tails raises concerns, sparks investigations
December 8, 2012 - 10:26am
September 20, 2012
Exxon pays $1.6 billion for Bakken assets
September 20, 2012 - 11:51am
November 18, 2011
N.D. big enough for OPEC: State producing as much oil as cartel member
November 18, 2011 - 11:43am
August 25, 2011
Press Photo by Sean M. Soehren Jim Cramer, host of CNBC's "Mad Money w/ Jim Cramer," discusses his interest in North Dakota during a news brief while on location at an oil pumping unit west of Killdeer on Wednesday morning. CNBC was filming an installment of its series "Investing in America" that featured the Bakken formation.
CNBC's 'Mad Money w/ Jim Cramer' visits oil country
August 25, 2011 - 7:32am
November 18, 2010
North Dakota oil rush continues with new formation details
November 18, 2010 - 7:35am
August 14, 2010
Franken says Enbridge should be investigated
August 14, 2010 - 9:15am
April 30, 2010
Location of Three Forks-Sanish formation
Report doubles North Dakota's recoverable oil
April 30, 2010 - 6:46am