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Sports Shorts: Aug. 14
IN FULL SWING: Jays tied for 12th hosting East-West Classic
5 who could step up to be Twins' next closer
Roc Thomas solid in preseason opener for Vikings
Wild finalize partnership with Whitecaps for inaugural season in NWHL
Commentary: Trump to sign funding ban for universities hosting Chinese Institute once touted at North Dakota universities
Letter to the editor: Assistance program for farmers is not a ‘bribe’
Commentary: Old tractor was more than a 'thing'
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Arthur "Art" Hellman
Wearing 'multitasker' badge of honor despite drawbacks
Practicing moderation, spending time with family top the holiday to-do list
A decorating dream in the White House: SD native spends three days as volunteer decorator sty White House
What you need in your winter survival kit
Keep the plant that makes a difference
Rotary gets update on JPS bond issue
Montpelier OK Club holds meeting
Community calendar of events for Aug. 14, 2018
Measure seeking personalized vehicle plates for volunteer responders approved for North Dakota ballot
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energy and mining
June 29, 2018
Oil revenues exceed forecast, but state budget boost unlikely
GRAND FORKS—Oil production and revenue for North Dakota is trending above forecast, but don't expect the state to restore funding that...
June 29, 2018 - 7:15am
June 27, 2018
Missouri River study draws objections from royalty owners
BISMARCK—A study that aims to resolve disputes over oil and gas ownership under Lake Sakakawea could lead to even more lawsuits unless...
June 27, 2018 - 10:58am
June 25, 2018
Brine spill reported in western ND
BELFIELD, N.D. -- A tank leak caused 773 barrels, or 32,466 gallons, of brine to spill at a saltwater disposal well in Billings County, the North...
June 25, 2018 - 6:13pm
June 23, 2018
After first year, oil industry praises Dakota Access Pipeline
WILLISTON, N.D.—The Dakota Access pipeline began life mired in controversy, but has nonetheless proven to be a game changer for the Bakken,...
June 23, 2018 - 1:21pm
June 15, 2018
As N.D. oil production nears record, natural gas flaring climbs
BISMARCK—North Dakota oil production jumped 5.4 percent in April to more than 1.2 million barrels per day, coming in just shy of the state's...
June 15, 2018 - 7:28pm
Trump's coal gambit may yield political points, not mining jobs
The Trump administration's plan for reviving coal power plants is unlikely to resurrect mining jobs but may boost the president's support among...
June 15, 2018 - 5:15am
June 13, 2018
Davis Refinery permit approved, Meridian faces potential appeals
BISMARCK—An air quality permit has been issued for an oil refinery that has drawn opposition for its proximity to Theodore Roosevelt National Park, the North Dakota Department of Health announced Wednesday, June 13. But Meridian Energy is facing potential appeals or legal challenges...
June 13, 2018 - 6:47pm
Trump renews his criticism of OPEC for 'too high' oil prices
WASHINGTON - President Donald Trump took fresh aim at the OPEC oil cartel on Wednesday, June 13. "Oil prices are too high, OPEC is at it again....
June 13, 2018 - 10:41am
June 7, 2018
Transportation challenges still face ND oil, gas industry
MINOT, N.D.—By the mid-2020s, North Dakota will need additional natural gas transportation systems out of the region, according to the head of the North Dakota Pipeline Authority. "Whether that's an expansion of existing systems or that's a new pipeline built out of the region,...
June 7, 2018 - 7:27pm
June 6, 2018
Power cooperative doubles down on renewables
BISMARCK—Great River Energy aims for 50 percent of its power to come from renewable sources within the next 12 years. A proposed wind farm in south central North Dakota would be a large component of the Minnesota-based cooperative to get there. The GRE board approved the initiative...
June 6, 2018 - 6:39pm
Pipeline of brine spill not marked, ND officials say
WATFORD CITY, N.D. -- A pipeline struck during construction last week in McKenzie County caused a brine spill of 200 barrels, or 8,400 gallons,...
June 6, 2018 - 6:15pm
June 5, 2018
U.S. said to ask OPEC for 1 million barrel a day output hike
The U.S. government has quietly asked Saudi Arabia and some other OPEC producers to increase oil production by about 1 million barrels a day,...
June 5, 2018 - 8:08am
June 1, 2018
Williston, Texas city reaping benefits of smart moves, oil exporting
WILLISTON, N.D.—The Permian came to call on the Bakken Thursday afternoon, May 31, and what followed was an interesting exchange of information...
June 1, 2018 - 11:32am
May 30, 2018
ND regulators begin hearings on MDU natural gas rate hike
BISMARCK — North Dakota utility regulators kicked off three days of hearings Wednesday, May 30, over Montana-Dakota Utilities' proposed...
May 30, 2018 - 11:30am
May 26, 2018
50 years of service: Vining Oil sold to Fargo company
After 50 years in business, the sale of Vining Oil to a Fargo partnership was effective May 15. The new owner is CBF Oil Inc., a three-member...
May 26, 2018 - 7:58am