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CHS top story of 2015 in Jamestown; Voters approving TRAC, New Rockford shooting, Menards make top 5
The decision by CHS not to build a nitrogen fertilizer plant is The Jamestown Sun’s top news story for the community for 2015. Sun news staff...
December 31, 2015 - 11:24am
August 13, 2015
Loss of CHS project disappointing
It’s disappointing that CHS will not build a fertilizer plant near Spiritwood. We know that Wednesday’s announcement had to be a blow for those people who worked to bring this project to fruition, including CHS. But the company has to make decisions in its best interests — and...
August 13, 2015 - 6:44am
Local leaders surprised by announcement
The announcement Wednesday that CHS would not continue its plans to build a $3.3 billion nitrogen fertilizer plant at Spiritwood came as a surprise...
August 13, 2015 - 6:37am
CHS won’t build
By Keith Norman The Jamestown Sun After 35 months of planning, the CHS Board of Directors decided Tuesday not to build a planned nitrogen fertilizer...
August 13, 2015 - 6:35am
July 18, 2015
CHS site work
John M. Steiner / The Sun A construction worker stands Friday on the site of the planned CHS fertilizer plant east of Spiritwood. In the background...
July 18, 2015 - 7:39am
July 13, 2015
Water permit challenge puts $3 billion fertilizer plant project 'on hold'
JAMESTOWN -- Alan and Genny Lindberg have a home in rural Stutsman County that now stands at the center of a dispute that has stalled a planned $3 billion fertilizer plant. The Lindbergs' property includes a lake they have stocked with fish and use for recreation.
July 13, 2015 - 7:01am
June 10, 2015
Planning continues for water reuse plant
Stutsman Rural Water District is continuing plans for a water reuse plant to provide industrial water to the planned $3 billion CHS nitrogen fertilizer plant at Spiritwood. Bob Keller, project engineer for Bartlett and West, reported on the plans to the Stutsman Rural Water District...
June 10, 2015 - 6:30am
May 20, 2015
County Commission approves JSDC request for additional crew camp acreage
The Stutsman County Commission approved a request Tuesday from the Jamestown/Stutsman Development Corp. to add more acreage to a proposed CHS crew camp site. The JSDC is increasing the amount of acreage for the proposed crew camp sign from 30 or 40 acres to 80 acres. Connie...
May 20, 2015 - 7:25am
May 2, 2015
Water permit application challenged
A water permit necessary for an industrial water reuse plant at Spiritwood has been challenged by a local couple. Alan and Genny Lindberg have requested a hearing on Stutsman Rural Water District’s application to draw water from the Spiritwood Aquifer for the planned $3 billion...
May 2, 2015 - 7:54am
April 23, 2015
Legislature advances bills for CHS project
Legislature still working on bills for CHS and area governments.
April 23, 2015 - 6:54am
March 26, 2015
Letter to the editor: Taxpayers will pay to replace water wells
How much water is 3,800 gallons per minute? Recently there have been several articles on the supply and use of water for the proposed CHS fertilizer plant near Spiritwood. These articles suggest that CHS drawing water at 3,800 gallons per minute from the Spiritwood and James River...
March 26, 2015 - 7:25am
March 23, 2015
Fargo water supply could be delayed
FARGO — Money to start construction sooner than later on a project designed to keep the taps running here in times of severe drought could be evaporating because of the plunge in oil prices. At the same time, a new plan to deliver water to a proposed fertilizer plant near...
March 23, 2015 - 6:53am
March 11, 2015
CHS project issues remain: Water supply and construction plan still under review for planned plant
Status report on the CHS nitrogen fertilizer plant project.
March 11, 2015 - 7:13am
February 18, 2015
CHS still attempting to secure water for fertilizer plant.
February 18, 2015 - 6:52am
February 16, 2015
Fertilizer plant looks to Bismarck for water
JAMESTOWN, N.D. -- Without water, a proposed fertilizer plant near Jamestown can't be built. CHS Inc. announced in late 2014 it would continue with plans to construct a $3 billion fertilizer plant to open in 2018. Since then, it has failed to find a local source of water to operate...
February 16, 2015 - 7:07am