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ND recreational marijuana petition nears 11,000 signatures
Appeals court rules Minnesota pipeline protesters can use 'necessity defense'
With new deadline, ND receives 19 applicants for medical marijuana growers
Candidates, businessmen call on Burgum to protect net neutrality in ND
nation and world
United has roster depth, and upcoming homestand is time to use it
Vikings defensive needs are down the road
Incredible photos show precise moment when a high school golfer was attacked by an unhinged goose
Wild owner dumps GM Fletcher, vows tweaks over rebuild
North Dakota native Brent Vigen is the 'Quarterback Whisperer'
Commentary: If Democrats want more say over North Dakota’s budget they should try winning some elections
Letter to the editor: It’s not an amendment argument
1963 Impala was beautiful, but it fell apart
Commentary: The politics of North Dakota's big bad budget bind
Time to respond to reader feedback
Doris "Dory" Jean Thompson
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
Free livestream planned of event
Public meetings scheduled next week
Community calendar of events for April 20, 2018
Steve and Karen Samek
Rep. Josh Boschee
November 3, 2017
Despite ND contract extension, Sandpiper Pipeline not moving forward
BISMARCK—The North Dakota Public Service Commission extended a contract Friday, Nov. 3, with a firm tasked with inspecting the Sandpiper...
November 3, 2017 - 12:15pm
September 15, 2016
Grand Forks County landowner: 'We won' Sandpiper Pipeline dispute
GRAND FORKS — A Grand Forks County landowner declared victory Tuesday, Sept. 13, in his legal battle with a company seeking to build an...
September 15, 2016 - 6:41am
September 1, 2016
Enbridge withdraws applications for Sandpiper Pipeline
SUPERIOR, Wis. -- Enbridge announced late Thursday the company will withdraw its applications with Minnesota regulators for the Sandpiper Pipeline and delay the project for at least five years. The company said the pipeline should be delayed until North Dakota oil production recovers...
September 1, 2016 - 5:58pm
October 5, 2015
Ojibwe band wants say on Sandpiper proceedings
ST. PAUL -- The Mille Lacs Band of Ojibwe wants a say in the permitting process for the Sandpiper pipeline, which it feels is a threat to its environment and culture. The band filed a petition Wednesday to intervene in the route permitting for the pipeline, seeking to become an...
October 5, 2015 - 8:18am
October 1, 2015
Court decision puts Sandpiper project on hold
ST. PAUL -- Minnesota regulators took the “wait and see approach” Thursday, staying its approval of an oil pipeline with potential courtroom battles looming. The state Public Utilities Commission voted to suspend its approval of a key permit needed for the Sandpiper pipeline...
October 1, 2015 - 2:31pm
September 14, 2015
Court orders environmental study before Sandpiper pipeline can proceed
ST. PAUL -- A judicial panel overturned a state commission decision that a crude oil pipeline across Minnesota is needed, at least until the project's environmental impact can be studied. It was not immediately clear what impact Monday's Minnesota Appeals Court decision could...
September 14, 2015 - 3:28pm
August 12, 2015
GF Sandpiper Pipeline case avoids jury trial
GRAND FORKS—A northeast North Dakota landowner is one step closer to appealing his case to the state Supreme Court after a hearing over a crude oil pipeline that's slated to run through his property. James Botsford appeared Tuesday in Grand Forks County District Court with...
August 12, 2015 - 6:33am
June 10, 2015
Why pipeline opponents failed
It's a case of dueling press releases. But it deserves a minute of Minnesotans' time — especially those Minnesotans who oppose the Sandpiper Pipeline and can't understand why their fellow residents keep rejecting their arguments. For those opponents, gaining this understanding...
June 10, 2015 - 6:34am
June 5, 2015
Sandpiper pipeline receives one of two permits for construction
ST. PAUL -- The Minnesota Public Utilities Commission on Friday granted one of two necessary permits to Enbridge for its proposed Sandpiper pipeline. The certificate of need granted by the commission verifies Enbridge subsidiary North Dakota Pipeline Company demonstrated a need...
June 5, 2015 - 2:32pm
June 25, 2014
N.D. Public Service Commission approves Sandpiper pipeline
BISMARCK -- During a regular meeting today, North Dakota’s Public Service Commission approved construction of the $2.6 billion Sandpiper pipeline. The pipeline will extend through 10 northern North Dakota counties, starting at the Beaver Lodge oil and gas field near Tioga. It...
June 25, 2014 - 2:51pm