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Heitkamp joins Senate Republicans on bill overhauling federal regulation process
Pentagon probes Trump's ex-adviser Flynn over foreign payments
Husband, wife killed in southeast SD crash
Asylum seekers fleeing U.S. finding cold comfort in Canadian courts
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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
Rock art ‘bugs’ come to life
Should pregnant mothers hang up their cell phones?
New study analyzes student loan refinancing process
Enjoy pizza, meet storybook characters; proceeds going toward Imagination Library
Twins miss out on sweep of Rangers, as Santiago mourns
COTTON: A requiem for those fired at ESPN, and what it means for journalism
Wild ponder long-term contracts for Granlund, Neiderreiter
Vikings will look again to have success outside first round
UND-NDSU Nickel Trophy may soon reside in Bismarck
Port: Former Lt. Governor Drew Wrigley being promoted to Trump administration for second appointment as U.S. Attorney
Quam: My promotion coincided with the death of my 16-year-old nephew
Port: That wasn’t slut shaming, and we need to talk about this double standard for female victims
Port: Burgum faces tax hike quandary while Heitkamp report reveals interesting numbers
McFeely: NDSU rejects land swap
Theodore M. Hecker
Mary Margaret Wolf
Frank H. Schafer, Jr.
Mary Margaret Wolf
Heidt and Horner plan wedding
Kristianson and Kilwein
Olson and Steffan
Engagement: Pottorff and Schank
Staff at Bully Pulpit Golf Course are ready for the season to begin
Recipe for good: Elks' eatery, events help fund scholarships, youth activities
Hidden gem: Medora officials work all year in preparation for the busy summer season
Boots Bar & Grill ready for another exciting season
Perfecting 'Players': Restaurant manager on delicious mission
Worlds Greatest City Wide Garage Sale
Honoring our Firefighters
August 20, 2014
Wind energy project in north-central N.D. gets final go-ahead
BISMARCK – A wind energy project that’s been in the works since 2008 won final approval Wednesday from the North Dakota Public Service Commission. The three-member panel voted unanimously to grant an order of public convenience and necessity for the Border Winds project, which...
August 20, 2014 - 5:15pm
August 14, 2014
N.D. regulators approve Adams County wind project in split vote
BISMARCK – In a split vote Thursday, the North Dakota Public Service Commission approved a wind turbine farm in Adams County that eventually could provide enough power for more than 50,000 homes. Thunder Spirit Wind LLC filed its initial project notice in August 2011, proposing...
August 14, 2014 - 2:59pm
Minnesota Power cheers 15th ship with wind farm parts
DULUTH, Minn. — If it were always as blustery at the Duluth Seaway Port Authority as it was Monday morning, the Port would be a natural mecca for harnessing wind energy. Because that isn’t the case, the Port Authority has found another way to help increase the use of wind energy...
July 14, 2014 - 10:31pm
July 3, 2014
Adams Co. says yes to wind farm
HETTINGER — Adams County commissioners unanimously approved permits for the new layout of a $350 million wind farm near Hettinger. Pending approval from the state’s Public Service Commission, wind farm construction in Duck Creek and Holt townships will proceed as planned later...
July 3, 2014 - 11:46pm
July 1, 2014
Hebron wind farm construction approved
BISMARCK — The North Dakota Public Service Commission unanimously approved permitting construction on a massive wind farm near Hebron on Monday. The 110-megawatt Sunflower Wind project will include 59 wind turbines across 12,700 acres of private land. It will span south of Hebron,...
July 1, 2014 - 11:03pm
June 21, 2014
Where does the wind go: Adams Co. turbines may need more land
HETTINGER — “Wild is the wind,” jazz artist Nina Simone sang. Indeed, building infrastructure around free-flowing wind for its energy...
June 21, 2014 - 11:38pm
May 13, 2014
Turning toward the deadline: Minnesota Power set to reach renewable-energy mandate 11 years early
DULUTH, Minn. — Talk about meeting a deadline early. This year, Minnesota Power will reach the state mandated-requirement of producing 25...
May 13, 2014 - 10:13pm
May 12, 2014
PSC holds wind plant hearing
HEBRON -- No one testified in opposition to a proposed wind farm for Stark and Morton counties at a public hearing Monday at the Hebron Community Center. About 15 to 20 individuals attended the meeting, which started with a presentation by developer Infinity Wind Power, and two...
May 12, 2014 - 6:39pm
May 2, 2014
Date set for Infinity Wind public hearing
The North Dakota Public Service Commission will host a public hearing later this month for a proposed wind energy project on the border of Stark and Morton counties. The hearing will be held May 12 at 10 a.m. CDT at the Hebron Community Center. Infinity Wind Power will present the...
May 2, 2014 - 11:48pm
April 11, 2014
When the turbines stop turning: ND regulators mull ‘financial assurance’ to cover costs of wind turbine decommissioning
BISMARCK — For more than a decade, they have towered like workhorses over the prairie, their spinning blades catching the wind and converting...
April 11, 2014 - 11:45pm
February 28, 2014
Stark County Zoning Commission approves Sunflower wind project
The Stark County zoning commission approved the permitting for a wind energy project that will include up to 55 wind turbines across Stark and Morton counties. About 25 percent of the farm will be in Stark County and the other will be in Morton County. The wind farm — Stark County’s...
February 28, 2014 - 12:03am
February 10, 2014
Stutsman County zoning board considers $350 million wind farm
JAMESTOWN -- The first wind farm project planned for Stutsman County will seek approval under the county’s zoning ordinance Wednesday, according to Casey Bradley, county auditor and chief operating officer for Stutsman County. The zoning ordinance was originally passed in 2009,...
February 10, 2014 - 10:47am
November 13, 2013
$350M wind farm approved in Stutsman County
BISMARCK – The North Dakota Public Service Commission on Wednesday approved a $350 million wind farm in Stutsman County after the project’s developer made changes to accommodate an aerial spraying business. The Courtenay Wind Farm will encompass 21,000 acres with 100 wind turbines...
November 13, 2013 - 5:21pm
November 6, 2013
Basin Electric signs power purchase agreements for southwest ND wind projects
BISMARCK — Basin Electric today signed two power purchase agreements associated with the development of two new wind projects in southwest North Dakota. The combined capacity is 278 megawatts. Infinity Wind Power of Santa Barbara, Calif., is developing the Sunflower Wind...
November 6, 2013 - 9:45am
October 29, 2013
MDU to buy power from Adams County wind farm
BISMARCK — Bismarck-based Montana-Dakota Utilities Co. has signed an agreement to buy electricity from a wind farm being built near Hettinger in southwestern North Dakota. The division of MDU Resources Group Inc. says it has signed a 25-year deal to buy power from Thunder Spirit...
October 29, 2013 - 10:24am