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Pelosi abandons Afghanistan trip, accuses Trump of imperiling lawmakers with disclosure
North Dakota bill inspired by pipeline 'valve turner' receives mixed testimony
North Dakota Senate passes bill to fund school safety with property taxes
North Dakota bill would add $1 vehicle registration fee to pay for ballot measure's volunteer plates
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GPAC basketball scoreboard: Jan. 18
McFeely: Stick isn't Wentz, but his name might get called in NFL Draft
With no seniors, Bison turn to junior Shahid for leadership
Wild defenseman Matt Dumba still not sure when he can get back on ice
ND Hockey Day remembers Jamestown boy who died in plane crash
Plain Talk Podcast: Ghostbusters and God's law couldn't stop Sunday opening bill
Port: Legislation introduced to end the presumption of access to unposted private land
Plain Talk: Rep. Karla Rose Hanson talks about gun seizure legislation, good idea or bad?
Port: Do North Dakota gay rights activists really want to achieve their objectives?
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Patricia "Pat" Rutgers
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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
Community calendar of events for Jan. 18, 2018
Denim and Diamonds Gala Saturday
Community calendar of events for Jan. 17, 2018
Hockey Day prep
Alice Cumber 90th Birthday
Births for Jan. 2, 2019
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November 7, 2017
Wind farm hearing scheduled
The North Dakota Public Service Commission has scheduled a public hearing on the Foxtail Wind project for 11 a.m. Nov. 20, at the Fireside Restaurant in Ellendale. Foxtail Wind is a subsidiary of NextEra Energy Resources and has applied for a permit for a 150-megawatt wind farm consisting...
November 7, 2017 - 11:21am
November 1, 2017
Dickinson pitches its case to keep Hub City designation for state funding
DICKINSON, N.D. — The Bakken oil boom provided a huge influx of money to North Dakota, but the cost of that success was absorbed by so-called...
November 1, 2017 - 2:11pm
October 26, 2017
New video game letting users destroy oil infrastructure comes under fire
DULUTH, Minn. — A video game has drawn the fury of the oil industry for its depiction of a user-controlled mythical bird destroying oil...
October 26, 2017 - 6:55pm
October 24, 2017
Iron Eyes to ask for necessity defense in Dakota Access case
BISMARCK — A prominent figure of the Dakota Access protests will ask a judge next week to allow a necessity defense claiming the perceived...
October 24, 2017 - 5:32pm
October 15, 2017
Is new Line 3 needed? A look at the law, PUC’s impending decision
DULUTH — When five people gather next year to determine the destiny of the Enbridge Line 3 replacement pipeline, their task will be to...
October 15, 2017 - 6:00am
October 13, 2017
The EPA is targeting ethanol subsidies, rankling Iowa Sen. Chuck Grassley
As chairman of the Senate Judiciary Committee, one of the congressional committees investigating Russian interference in last year's election,...
October 13, 2017 - 10:20am
UND petroleum program gears up despite industry downturn
GRAND FORKS — The University of North Dakota Petroleum Engineering Department has a tight industry focus, which means instructors push...
October 13, 2017 - 5:03am
October 10, 2017
EPA's Pruitt signs proposed rule to unravel Clean Power Plan
WASHINGTON -- EPA Administrator Scott Pruitt issued a proposed rule Tuesday that would repeal sweeping regulation aimed at curbing greenhouse...
October 10, 2017 - 3:57pm
Oil rises above $50 as supply glut shows signs of wearing down
Oil jumped following signals that the world's biggest crude exporters may extend or deepen supply cuts. Futures advanced as much as 3 percent in New York, the biggest gain in two weeks. OPEC Secretary-General Mohammad Barkindo said more nations may join the production accord the...
October 10, 2017 - 2:52pm
October 9, 2017
ND officials happy with rollback of EPA's carbon emissions rule
BISMARCK—North Dakota officials welcomed news Monday, Oct. 9, that the Trump administration would repeal a rule restricting greenhouse...
October 9, 2017 - 6:53pm
September 27, 2017
4 years later, crews completing cleanup of ND's largest oil pipeline spill
TIOGA, N.D. — Four years after discovering North Dakota's largest oil pipeline spill, Steve and Patty Jensen are looking forward to removing...
September 27, 2017 - 1:54pm
September 18, 2017
North Dakota's energy portfolio diverse, leaders say
Oil may be North Dakota's largest money maker when it comes to energy, but it certainly isn't the state's only source of income. North Dakota...
September 18, 2017 - 11:22pm
The boom's bill: After years of boom, Oil Patch cities paying off growth debt
WATFORD CITY, N.D. — The North Dakota oil boom turned black gold into green for public and private interests over its high-flying run....
September 18, 2017 - 6:00am
September 15, 2017
After Hurricane Harvey, Bakken oil in demand
BISMARCK, N.D — Bakken crude and other light, sweet crude oils are in demand in the aftermath of Hurricane Harvey, a North Dakota official...
September 15, 2017 - 4:18pm
September 14, 2017
Canada, North Dakota crudes surge on Harvey after-effects
CALGARY/NEW YORK - Light, sweet crude out of Canada and North Dakota surged to their highest levels in over four years on Thursday, as Midwest...
September 14, 2017 - 3:41pm