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State-tribal relations may suffer into the future after pipeline protests
In historically rare move, Forum Communications doesn’t endorse Republican for president
Dickinson man killed in crash near Beulah
Montana judge targeted for impeachment for 60-day incest rape sentence
Daycare not linked to child obesity
crime and courts
nation and world
Spill reported at well site without berm
ND health department tightens up on radioactive waste monitoring
Treater leak spills oil, brine in Mountrail County
Legal challenges buy time to develop clean coal
Coal prepares for carbon-free future as industry pushes developing commercially viable programs
Veeder: Rainy horse ride triggers memory of couple's beginnings
Dullum climbs Mount Rainier with his Scout troop
Revitalizing Ukrainian churches: Priest and family from Ukraine arrive in western ND
Gabbert specializes in unlocking puzzles of the mind
Watford City to host triple header concert
Bishop Ryan overcomes slow start to steamroll Heart River
No. 4 Bison rebound with road victory at Western Illinois
UND leans on veteran defensemen in finishing sweep of Bemidji State
Blue Hawk seniors bid the BAC a possible adieu
Timberwolves could win 50 games... or miss playoffs
Our View: This time for president, none of the above
Port: Standing Rock has set themselves up to lose big
Our View: Dickinson should improve liquor laws, increase licenses
Other Views: Lawless, bullying 'Keep It in the Ground' tactics fail
Governor candidate: Focus on public education first
Anne Short Johnson
Donna Marie Schmidt
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
basin electric power cooperative
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
February 6, 2016
Construction of Hazen urea plant humming along
HAZEN, N.D. -- Even as western North Dakota watches nervously while its once-booming oil industry wallows in the doldrums, a massive construction...
February 6, 2016 - 11:59pm
January 27, 2016
Electric cooperatives challenged by Clean Power Plan
BILLINGS, Mont. -- Electric cooperatives will likely share in a $5 billion bill to comply with the federal Clean Power Plan, officials said recently.The $5 billion is what Basin Electric Power Cooperative estimates it will need to cut greenhouse gases from its coal-fired power plants...
January 27, 2016 - 9:57pm
January 15, 2016
North Dakota coal production remains steady
BISMARCK -- North Dakota’s four coal mines sold 28.7 million tons of lignite coal in 2015, the same production level as 2014. North American Coal's Freedom Mine, the nation’s largest lignite producer, sold 14.3 million tons, used by Dakota Gasification Co.’s Great Plains Synfuels...
January 15, 2016 - 6:27pm
April 29, 2015
Three major electric power grid projects gain Public Service Commission approval
BISMARCK – The North Dakota Public Service Commission approved Wednesday permits for three electrical power infrastructure projects in western...
April 29, 2015 - 5:41pm
December 31, 2014
Basin Electric agrees to wind projects near Richardton, Tioga
BISMARCK — Basin Electric Power Cooperative announced Wednesday it has signed power purchase agreements with new wind farms in Richardton and Tioga. The NextEra Energy Resources plant will be called the Dickinson Wind Energy Center and produce 150 megawatts at the farm near Richardton....
December 31, 2014 - 2:02pm
July 24, 2014
Battlefield site of conflicts
On July 28, 1864, Civil War General Alfred Sully and 2,200 troops staged an attack on a gathering of Native Americans — including Teton, Yanktonai, Lakota and Dakota bands — at Killdeer Mountain, regarded to this day as a sacred site for many Native American tribes. While the...
July 24, 2014 - 11:31pm
'Overlooked' history: Impacts of Killdeer Mountain Battle felt 150 years later
Monday marks 150 years since the battle at Killdeer Mountain, an event that shaped North Dakota in ways felt more than a century later. As one...
July 24, 2014 - 11:19pm
April 23, 2014
Regulators OK power line crossing Killdeer Mountain battlefield area; Project still needs federal approval
BISMARCK – State regulators granted a permit Wednesday for a high-voltage power line that will cross the area of an 1864 battle between American...
April 23, 2014 - 10:43pm
April 16, 2014
Dalrymple: ND to use ‘every tool available’ to fight EPA emission rules: 21 states represented at summit in Bismarck to find common ground on rules
BISMARCK — North Dakota Gov. Jack Dalrymple vowed Wednesday to use “every tool available,” including potential legal action, to fight the federal government’s proposed tightening of emission standards for power plants and petroleum refineries. Speaking at a summit...
April 16, 2014 - 11:52am
March 26, 2014
PSC approves Lonesome Creek Station expansion to help meet western N.D.’s energy needs
BISMARCK — The North Dakota Public Service Commission gave Basin Electric Power Cooperative the thumbs-up Wednesday to expand its Lonesome Creek Station near Watford City, while also cautioning that it’s not a long-term solution for meeting the western region’s growing energy...
March 26, 2014 - 11:54am
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
January 16, 2014
Tribal members speak against power line plan near battle site
Members of North Dakota Native American tribes spoke in opposition Thursday to a proposed transmission line that would run through the Killdeer...
January 16, 2014 - 9:34pm
January 14, 2014
Serri resigns, Sukut named new CEO at Basin Electric
BISMARCK – Basin Electric Power Cooperative named Paul Sukut as its new chief executive officer on Tuesday, at the same time announcing that former CEO and general manager Andy Serri had resigned. A news release from the company did not specify Serri’s reasons for resigning....
January 14, 2014 - 2:34pm
Power plant northwest of Williston goes operational
The first in a set of three new power plants 15 miles northwest of Williston went operational last week. Basin Electric Power Cooperative's 45-megawatt, $64.5 million power plant is an answer to the increasing electricity demand from oil development, according to a press release. This...
September 14, 2013 - 12:00am