Skip to main content
The Dickinson Press
Website created for Marsy's Law information
Driver liability bill attracts opposition in North Dakota legislative committee
U.S. air strike kills more than 100 al Qaeda members
Trump, sworn in as U.S. president, promises to put 'America First'
'House of Cards' Season 5 sets premiere date
crime and courts
nation and world
MDU enters power purchase agreement for Thunder Spirit Wind project near Hettinger
U.S. oil rig count recovers to end 2016 near year-ago levels
New state regulations will affect repairs of pipeline
ND oil production up 7 percent, returns above 1 million barrels a day
Oil pipeline spill near Belfield estimated at 176,000 gallons
Counting on Student Loan Forgiveness? Better Check Your Eligibility Status Again
Magic, murder and mayhem; Foundation sponsors mystery dinner theater
Lauren Alaina to entertain at the Mardi Gras
Saving homeless pets; Oreo's Animal Rescue plans fundraiser
Trinity to present 'Into the Woods'
DHS wrestling flies past Jamestown
Dickinson High boys basketball survives against Bismarck
Demons stifle Midgets' offense
Heart River downs Trinity with last-minute free throws
Lately, late game scenarios a cinch for Blue Hawks
Port: He was a terrible president
Port: If it’s ok to be concerned about oil workers, it’s ok to be concerned about refugees
Port: Universities will consider rule change making it easier to fire tenured faculty, protests expected
McFeely: Ancient, out-of-touch white man in N.D. gives worst MLK Day speech in history
World of Wine: Nebbiolo -- the wine grape behind some of the best wines
Catherine (Kessel) Steinke
Medora gears up for visitors
New tellings of old museum stories
Beach vibe in the Bakken
Sax remodels downtown building into custom and detailing center
Business steady as Platinum Motorsports becomes certified
October 26, 2016
Obama administration sends $28 million to aid coal regions
WASHINGTON -- The U.S. government released $28 million in federal grants to 13 coal-producing states on Wednesday, Oct. 26, to help them cope with the decline of the coal industry, driven by the move toward cleaner energy. With the Obama administration's announcement, over $66 million...
October 26, 2016 - 4:23pm
October 15, 2016
Legal challenges buy time to develop clean coal
BISMARCK — The race for clean coal technologies was set off by the implementation of federal regulations on carbon dioxide emissions from...
October 15, 2016 - 5:54pm
Coal prepares for carbon-free future as industry pushes developing commercially viable programs
BISMARCK — The North Dakota coal industry is aiming to change the face of energy technology research as it moves toward a carbon-free...
October 15, 2016 - 5:38pm
New presidential administration casts doubts on energy future
BISMARCK — The coal industry is looking to Congress for support as a new presidential administration approaches. "I think we have opportunities...
October 15, 2016 - 5:36pm
September 17, 2016
Coal mine using drone for land surveys
BISMARCK—A North Dakota coal mine is the first surface mine in the country to use a drone to conduct land surveys that can cover 500 acres...
September 17, 2016 - 9:22pm
August 22, 2016
Minnesota will not appeal North Dakota coal power suit
ST. PAUL—Minnesota will not appeal a federal court ruling that called unconstitutional a law restricting importing electricity from coal-fired electric generating plants. North Dakota filed the suit against the Minnesota Next Generation Energy Act and won in a federal district...
August 22, 2016 - 7:50pm
August 20, 2016
Coal industry on hunt for funding to capture carbon
BISMARCK—Industry and lawmakers are pushing for funding to help commercialize carbon capture projects for new and old power plants. Sen....
August 20, 2016 - 11:40pm
August 8, 2016
The rise and demise of a West Virginia coal mine
ALKOL, West Virginia - On the day Victor Clark retired after 26 years at the Hobet coal mine, the bosses called him to the office for a surprise....
August 8, 2016 - 10:47am
July 22, 2016
Leaders discuss future of North Dakota coal power plants after announced closure
STANTON -- A North Dakota coal-fired power plant scheduled to close within the next year may not be the last one shuttered here, a congressman and a state regulator said this week. Great River Energy announced last week it would retire the Stanton Station power plant in Mercer County...
July 22, 2016 - 8:21pm
July 20, 2016
With largest-ever N.D. wind farm planned, regulator blames coal plant closing on wind power
BISMARCK — After receiving an application for the largest individual wind farm permit in state history, North Dakota utility regulators...
July 20, 2016 - 3:19pm
June 15, 2016
Judges back North Dakota, say Minnesota overreached with coal plant law
ST. PAUL -- Minnesota overstepped its authority in a 2007 law that restricts buying electricity from North Dakota coal-fired power plants, a federal appeals court ruled Wednesday. The Next Generation Energy Act violates the U.S. Constitution's provision allowing only Congress to regulate...
June 15, 2016 - 10:15pm
April 24, 2016
Lignite industry to seek increased help from state
BISMARCK -- North Dakota coal plans to ask the state for financial help — billions of dollars of financial help over time. Despite a stay on...
April 24, 2016 - 2:00am
April 16, 2016
North Dakota coal remains competitive
BISMARCK -- Coal giant Peabody Energy Corp. filed for bankruptcy Wednesday after laying off 15 percent — 235 workers — of its Wyoming workforce...
April 16, 2016 - 6:06pm
Coal power struggles in competitive energy market
BISMARCK -- The president of Great River Energy's Stanton, N.D., station says he is hoping for a hot summer. The electric utility company's Stanton...
April 16, 2016 - 6:01pm
April 1, 2016
Jarrett: States face war on coal from Obama administration
JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. -- The Obama administration’s assault on the nation’s coal producers took a remarkable turn recently. The U.S. Supreme...
April 1, 2016 - 10:41pm