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Highway 85 closed in McKenzie County north of Alexander

May 1, 2014 in Uncategorized

The McKenzie County Sheriff’s Office and the North Dakota Highway Patrol is closing U.S. Highway 85 at milemarker 172 until further notice.

That milemarker is located in a rural area about 13 miles north of Alexander and about 10 miles south …continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

FOTB: How convenient: Mom-and-pop store aims to keep small-town feel

April 19, 2014 in Uncategorized

By Amy Dalrymple
Forum News Service
ALEXANDER — Life can get hectic in the Oil Patch, but the town of Alexander has a new business where folks can slow down.
Jodi and Timothy McGowan opened a convenience store last week aimed at giving locals a …continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

Tank overflow reported at oil well near Alexander

April 9, 2014 in Uncategorized

ALEXANDER — An unexpected increase in well pressure caused a tank to overflow and release 1,100 barrels of liquids at an oil and gas well about 4 miles southwest of Alexander, the Department of Mineral Resources said Wednesday.
An estimated 650 ba…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

Tank overflow reported at oil well near Alexander

April 9, 2014 in Uncategorized

ALEXANDER — An unexpected increase in well pressure caused a tank to overflow and release 1,100 barrels of liquids at an oil and gas well about 4 miles southwest of Alexander, the Department of Mineral Resources said Wednesday.
An estimated 650 ba…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

Crews cleaning up pipeline oil spill that leaked 400 barrels

March 20, 2014 in Uncategorized

ALEXANDER — Crews are cleaning up an oil spill in McKenzie County after an above-ground section of pipeline leaked, releasing about 400 barrels.
The spill occurred Thursday about six miles northeast of Alexander at a facility owned by Hiland Crude…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

Crews cleaning up pipeline oil spill that leaked 400 barrels

March 20, 2014 in Uncategorized

ALEXANDER — Crews are cleaning up an oil spill in McKenzie County after an above-ground section of pipeline leaked, releasing about 400 barrels.
The spill occurred Thursday about six miles northeast of Alexander at a facility owned by Hiland Crude…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

ND couple death declared murder-suicide: Family and friends shocked by violent tragedy, see drug addiction as a factor

February 27, 2014 in Uncategorized

ALEXANDRIA, Minn. — Less than two weeks before a Fargo couple left behind three children in a murder-suicide near Alexandria on Monday, they were arrested by West Fargo police after reporting a meth-fueled hallucination.
Family and friends say the…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

ND couple death declared murder-suicide: Family and friends shocked by violent tragedy, see drug addiction as a factor

February 27, 2014 in Uncategorized

ALEXANDRIA, Minn. — Less than two weeks before a Fargo couple left behind three children in a murder-suicide near Alexandria on Monday, they were arrested by West Fargo police after reporting a meth-fueled hallucination.
Family and friends say the…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

Pipeline leaks 400 barrels of oil

February 15, 2014 in Uncategorized

A Targa pipeline was struck and damaged, causing it to leak about 400 barrels of crude oil, the North Dakota Department of Health announced Friday.
The spill occurred about nine miles north of Alexander. Most of it was contained in a trench being du…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

Explosion at saltwater tank causes fire, spills; Man suffers heart attack while responding

November 7, 2013 in Uncategorized

ALEXANDER – A saltwater tank exploded near here Thursday causing several tanks to catch fire and spill about 2,700 barrels of saltwater and oil, the North Dakota Department of Health said.

The tank explosion at a disposal well site about 8 miles…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com