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Press Pass, Sunday, August 28
Trump vows crackdown on immigrants who overstay visas if elected
Abused and exploited, child migrants in Italy dream of better life
Red River Valley storms produce tornadoes, 3-inch hail
Second case of babies switched in Canadian hospital shakes community
crime and courts
nation and world
Worker dies on Dakota Access Pipeline
Energy leaders partner with UND division for carbon-capture efforts
Minnesota will not appeal North Dakota coal power suit
Standing Rock tribal leaders represented by former U.S. attorney
Coal industry on hunt for funding to capture carbon
Texting changes all punctuation rules. Period.
Celebrating the first 100 years: Sacred Heart Monastery observes anniversary of becoming an independent Benedictine commuity
DSU welcomes global exchange students from Pakistan, Tunisia
Field day: Organic matter is ingredient for healthy soil
Medora Musical ticket sales cross 100,000
Scoreboard of August 28, 2016
Oak Grove tops Heart River football
Dickinson State volleyball drops to 0-4
Midgets swimming qualifies 3 for state at first meet
Schnepf: As clear as the new video boards, one thing is certain: Bison just find a way to win
Port: DHS audit revealed shameful conduct which put children at risk
Omdahl: National interests taking over state initiatives
Monke: Things are turning around at Dickinson State
Heitkamp: How I'm gearing up to fight for a strong farm bill
Brock: Small town tragedies
good bad and ugly
Ilene (Hanel) Gill
George F. Anton
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
January 22, 2014
Debate over coal technology burns at forum on EPA carbon regulations
BISMARCK — Debate over whether technology is available for coal-fired power plants to meet the Obama administration’s proposed stricter limits...
January 22, 2014 - 9:58pm
November 14, 2013
ND, Australia sharing info on low-grade coal
BISMARCK — North Dakota and Australia claim the world's biggest caches of proven lignite reserves, and industry groups from both places have agreed to share information on how to reduce emissions and increase efficiencies at factories that use the plentiful but low-grade coal. The...
November 14, 2013 - 3:53pm
November 8, 2013
As coal projects languish, some question worth
BISMARCK — Two companies that have spent several years and $8 million in state money studying a pair of projects to develop North Dakota’s...
November 8, 2013 - 7:01pm
As coal projects languish, some question worth
By JAMES MacPHERSON Associated Press BISMARCK — Two companies that have spent several years and $8 million in state money studying a pair of projects to develop North Dakota's coal industry must soon decide whether to seek another extension or walk away from the projects....
November 8, 2013 - 1:33pm
October 23, 2013
EPA hits the road to seek input on power plant rules
WASHINGTON - The Environmental Protection Agency on Wednesday kicked off an 11-city "listening tour" as part of its effort to craft emissions rules for existing power plants under the Obama administration's strategy to address climate change. States that already have plans in place...
October 23, 2013 - 5:02pm
October 22, 2013
Updated: Judge denies legal challenge to PSC campaign contributions
BISMARCK -- A federal judge has ruled against two environmental groups alleging that campaign contributions from people tied to the coal industry to state regulators were illegal, but the judge says their argument "raises legitimate questions as to the appearance of impropriety."...
October 22, 2013 - 1:16pm
September 21, 2013
ND delegations upset with new EPA rules
The Environmental Protection Agency on Friday released a proposal for strict new regulations on carbon emissions from new U.S. power plants, causing some of North Dakota's top politicians to fire back. Sens. Heidi Heitkamp, D-N.D., and John Hoeven, R-N.D., both released statements...
September 21, 2013 - 12:00am
September 12, 2013
U.S. coal industry braces for EPA emissions crackdown
MORGANTOWN, W.Va. -- The Environmental Protection Agency is due to unveil next week the first batch of regulations under President Barack Obama's...
September 12, 2013 - 10:16am
September 5, 2013
Judge: Public Service Commission did not violate federal law
BISMARCK -- A federal judge says a North Dakota conservation group failed to prove that state Public Service Commission policy changes on the coal industry were in violation of federal law or caused any harm. The Dakota Resource Council, a Dickinson-based nonprofit conservation...
September 5, 2013 - 12:00am
August 17, 2013
Attorneys argue about campaign contributions from coal interests to PSC members in lawsuits seeking federal intervention
BISMARCK -- Environmental groups sparred with state and federal regulators in court here Friday over whether North Dakota should be stripped of its authority to regulate the coal-mining industry, raising questions about campaign contributions from coal company officials to the elected...
August 17, 2013 - 12:00am
July 23, 2013
N.D. coal plants pose no serious risk to waters, report finds
BISMARCK -- A report issued Tuesday highlighting the harmful effects coal-powered plants have on natural water resources found that North Dakota's six coal plants do not pose a serious risk to the state's rivers and lakes.
July 23, 2013 - 6:06pm
June 27, 2013
State leaders back coal, oppose Obama's speech
If there really is a war on coal, as some suggest, then North Dakota's governor and senior senator are on the front lines. Continuing his opposition to President Barack Obama's speech outlining his administration's climate change strategy, Sen. John Hoeven, R-N.D., released a joint...
June 27, 2013 - 12:00am
May 19, 2013
In lawsuit, feds argue coal industry can legally give to regulators' campaigns
FARGO -- Federal lawyers concede that thousands of dollars of campaign donations from coal-mining interests to members of the North Dakota Public...
May 19, 2013 - 12:00am
May 4, 2013
Wind energy revival: Projects proposed for 2013 would up ND's capacity 41 percent
The extension of a key federal subsidy late last year has helped revive interest in developing new wind energy projects in North Dakota, based on documents filed with state regulators. So far, five companies have filed letters of intent with the state's Public Service Commission,...
May 4, 2013 - 12:00am
December 11, 2012
Coal plant backers seek extension
BISMARCK -- Backers of a proposed coal-to-liquid fuel plant in western North Dakota will ask for a fifth extension of state aid to study the project, a spokesman said Monday. Dallas-based North American Coal Corp. spokesman David Straley told The Associated Press that developers...
December 11, 2012 - 12:00am