Famously cold N. Dakota winter menaces pipeline protest camp

CANNON BALL, N.D. - So far, the hundreds of protesters fighting the Dakota Access pipeline have shrugged off the heavy snow, icy winds and frigid temperatures that have swirled around their large encampment on the North Dakota grasslands. Read more

Clergy join pipeline protesters for ceremony

CANNON BALL, N.D. - Hundreds of clergy of various faiths joined protests Thursday against the Dakota Access oil pipeline in southern North Dakota, singing hymns, marching and ceremonially burning a copy of a 600-year-old document. Read more

Judge: Injunction against water rule limited to 13 states

BISMARCK, N.D. - A federal judge in North Dakota said Friday that his injunction blocking a new Obama administration rule aimed at regulating some small waterways applies only to the 13 states that sued to block it, and not nationwide. The ruling by U. Read more

Alaska and 12 states ask judge to delay new federal water rule

BISMARCK, N.D. - Thirteen states led by North Dakota asked a federal judge on Monday to delay a new rule that gives federal authorities jurisdiction over some state waters. Read more

Warning issued about oil shipped from ND, Mont.

BILLINGS, Mont. - Following a string of explosive accidents, federal officials said Thursday that crude oil being shipped by rail from the Northern Plains across the U.S. and Canada may be more flammable than traditional forms of oil. Read more

ND passes Alaska to become nation's No. 2 oil producer

BISMARCK, N.D. - North Dakota has passed Alaska to become the second-leading oil-producing state in the nation, trailing only Texas, state officials said Tuesday. North Dakota oil drillers pumped 17. Read more

ND now 3rd biggest crude-producing state

BISMARCK, N.D. - North Dakota has overtaken California as the third-largest oil-producing state in the nation. Production totals released Thursday by both states show North Dakota pumped 16. Read more

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