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A doctor laced his ex-girlfriend's tea with abortion pills and got three years in prison
China agrees to buy 'significantly' more US goods and services in bid to ease trade tensions
10 killed in Texas high school shooting were mostly students; police say suspect confessed
Tioga woman killed in western ND SUV-semi crash
Melania Trump released from hospital, returns to White House in 'high spirits'
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ND oil conference to showcase industry advancements
Home of ND’s first abortion clinic demolished
Let's keep the 'A' in 'STEAM': The importance of the arts in our schools
ND Envirothon introduces students to careers in natural resources
Fargo Assembly closing three plants in ND
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ND natural gas production sets record as oil production drops
Flaring policy changes keep benchmarks but give ND oil industry flexibility
Trump announces support for year-round E15 sales
Trump ethanol moves may be worse for farmers than soy tariff
Oil companies differ on plans to drill near Lake Sakakawea
Setting rules can prevent caregiver burnout
What do all the pine cones mean on transplanted spruce?
Commentary: Soul of house that once was ND's first abortion facility has stories that are hard to face
Dead or alive perennials, and how to tell
Red River Rainbow Seniors work to share stories of LGBTQ locals
Yelich's late homer carries Brewers over Twins, 5-4
Cavs rout Celtics in Game 3
Lightning strike quick in Game 5, take 3-2 series lead over Caps
Host Arizona shuts out Bison in NCAA softball regional
Harvick continues strong NASCAR season with All-Star win
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Commentary: The unexpected pleasures of running in the rain
Commentary: Kindness comforts while dog finds his way home
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November 8, 2017
Despite Trump's coal moves, Basin Electric still looking at ways to lower carbon emissions
BISMARCK—The Trump administration may have rescinded the Clean Power Plan, with its federal carbon dioxide emissions standards, but Basin...
November 8, 2017 - 7:06pm
August 5, 2016
Power generated by wind adds to grid, but it’s still backup to coal in North Dakota
BISMARCK—The 300 megawatts of power soon to be generated by 159 wind turbines in Stark and Hettinger counties won't necessarily power homes...
August 5, 2016 - 9:34pm
March 19, 2015
Talking wind: NextEra Energy hosts open house
TAYLOR — Most of the questions about a wind farm proposed to surround Taylor came from those who had little power over it: residents in the...
March 19, 2015 - 11:43pm
March 18, 2015
Wind farm proposed for Stark County: Residents concerned about noise, quality of life
TAYLOR — A wind farm could be coming to Stark County in western North Dakota and with it concerns on how it will affect neighboring landowners. Dickinson Wind LLC, a subsidiary of Wilton, Conn.-based NextEra Energy Resources LLC, has asked the North Dakota Public Service Commission...
March 18, 2015 - 10:49pm
February 6, 2015
PrairieWinds goes 5 years without an employee injury
MINOT — Workers at a wind farm celebrated an important mile stone recently. Basin Electric Power Cooperative announced Thursday that its subsidiary, the PrairieWinds ND wind project in Minot, went 5 years without an employee injury, according to a news release. “Five years with...
February 6, 2015 - 12:13am
June 23, 2014
Giesen appointed to lead Job Service North Dakota
BISMARCK - Gov. Jack Dalrymple announced Monday he has appointed Cheri Giesen to be executive director of Job Service North Dakota. Giesen, who will begin her position in early July, will lead the state’s workforce agency that has about 250 employees and a two-year budget of...
June 23, 2014 - 12:09pm
April 9, 2014
Decision on power line through ND battlefield study area held over
BISMARCK – The state Public Service Commission on Wednesday delayed action on a controversial plan to run about 200 miles of high-voltage power lines across part of western North Dakota, including the study area of an 1864 battle between American Indians and Army soldiers. A...
April 9, 2014 - 2:46pm
Decision on power line through N.D. battlefield study area delayed
BISMARCK – State utility regulators on Wednesday delayed action on a controversial plan to run about 200 miles of high-voltage power lines across part of western North Dakota – including the study area of an 1864 battle between American Indians and Army soldiers.
April 9, 2014 - 11:30am
March 19, 2014
Dunn Co. opposes Killdeer battlefield study: Landowner accuses NDSU professor of submitting fraudulent application
MANNING — The Dunn County Commission does not support North Dakota State University’s Killdeer Mountain battlefield study as presented. Commissioners voted to unanimously reject the document Wednesday during a regular meeting, which outlines the significance of a battle between...
March 19, 2014 - 11:26pm
March 7, 2014
EPA Chief: Energy rules won’t hobble business
HOUSTON — Carbon regulations can be crafted to help offset climate change without “shutting down business in its tracks,” Environmental Protection Agency Administrator Gina McCarthy said at a major energy conference on Thursday. “We don’t have to choose between a healthy...
March 7, 2014 - 12:06am
February 28, 2014
Letter: Keep Killdeer Mountains issue focused on NEPA, NHPA requirements
Like many North Dakotans, we too would like to know who knew what and when about the extent and importance of the Killdeer Mountain Battlefield as this information relates to Basin Electric’s proposed Antelope Valley to Neset transmission line. We are concerned, however, that the...
February 28, 2014 - 12:18am
February 8, 2014
‘No mistakes were made’ at Killdeer Mountains: NDSU professor claims that historic value of power line path ignored on purpose
FARGO – Call it the second Battle of Killdeer Mountain – a clash between growing power needs associated with the oil boom and preservation of what one historian calls the Gettysburg of the Plains. It’s a clash the power company, Basin Electric Power Cooperative, tried to avoid...
February 8, 2014 - 11:33pm
Straight through the golden nest: Biologists fear power line will disrupt eagles
FARGO — Biologists are concerned that a proposed power transmission line that would skirt the southern Killdeer Mountains in western North...
February 8, 2014 - 11:23pm
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 14, 2013
Plan for transmission line near Killdeer Mountain battlefield clashes with historical study
KILLDEER - The Battle of Killdeer Mountain is regarded as the climactic clash of the Dakota War in Dakota Territory. The battlefield, where...
October 14, 2013 - 12:00am