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Franchuk joins county commission
ND budget outlines need for cuts, priorities, Dalrymple says
I-94 now open between Dickinson and Valley City
Standing Rock casino becomes refuge as storm hits protest camp
Blizzard blasts region with up to 19 inches of snow, howling winds that close down most ND roads
crime and courts
nation and world
EPA orders $2.1 million fine in ND air pollution settlement
Wind farm application rejected by Billings County Commission
Protesters, police engaged in standoff at creek between camp and pipeline construction area
Standing Rock chairman applauds Obama’s comments about pipeline reroute
Obama administration sends $28 million to aid coal regions
4 Financial survival tips for new parents
Nourishing the body and the soul
Don't abandon the elderly canine
Kat Perkins appearing in "Home for the Holidays" concert
Cheers for the DHS cheerleaders
Bulldogs boys basketball stressing defense to take next step
NCAA puts a stop to NDSU 'Thunderstruck" intro video for playoffs
Goedert having 'dream' season for South Dakota State
NDSU's Werner not opposed to playing North Dakota twice in one season
As Wild road trip wears on, Graovac accustomed to suitcase living
OMDAHL: Does North Dakota need two parties?
Port: Standing Rock's 2014 pipeline objection is irrelevant
McFeely: Heitkamp in Trump administration would be win-win
STULTS: Watching a piece of my childhood turn to ruin
Commentary: True or false, Trump's tweets beat the media at its own game
Barbara Rose Secrest
Audrey J. Cline
John R. Metz
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
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October 26, 2016
Cramer happy in Congress: Cramer wouldn’t rule out role in Trump cabinet
U.S. Rep. Kevin Cramer, R-N.D., would prefer to remain in Congress even if offered a position on Donald Trump’s cabinet, if Trump wins the...
October 26, 2016 - 9:57pm
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
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 22, 2016
PSC could vote on Brady Wind II next month
The North Dakota Public Service Commission could vote on the 72-turbine Brady Wind Energy Center II project proposed for northern Hettinger County as soon as next month. Commissioner Brian Kalk said the PSC's first work session on Tuesday to discuss the wind farm "went very smoothly"...
June 22, 2016 - 4:24pm
May 24, 2016
Third leg of Sacagawea pipeline approved, creating link with Dakota Access
BISMARCK – North Dakota regulators on Tuesday approved the third leg of a pipeline that will provide a link across Lake Sakakawea to the $3.8 billion Dakota Access pipeline, which is now under construction and will be the largest crude oil pipeline out of the Bakken. During a special...
May 24, 2016 - 1:24pm
May 5, 2016
After five outages in two weeks, Xcel assures PSC of efforts to improve Fargo reliability
BISMARCK – Xcel Energy assured North Dakota regulators Thursday that it’s taking steps to improve reliability for Fargo customers after five power outages in the past two weeks and paying out nearly $400,000 in credits to customers for failing to meet performance targets set in...
May 5, 2016 - 4:08pm
April 20, 2016
Brady Wind projects have months to go before a decision is made
BISMARCK -- The North Dakota Public Service Commission set a public hearing date for Brady Wind Energy Center II today during its regular meeting....
April 20, 2016 - 9:31pm
March 31, 2016
PSC hearing about Brady Wind Farm sees over 150 people in attendance
More than 150 people gathered with coffee in hand before 8 a.m. Wednesday at Dickinson City Hall prepared for a long discussion about the proposed...
March 31, 2016 - 2:30pm
March 9, 2016
Xcel customers to see refund in nuclear waste storage settlement
BISMARCK – The federal government’s failure to secure a storage site for spent nuclear fuel will mean a refund for residential customers of Xcel Energy in North Dakota as part of an ongoing settlement. The state Public Service Commission on Wednesday approved Xcel’s request...
March 9, 2016 - 5:16pm
February 10, 2016
PSC approves one Sacagawea pipeline, sets hearing for another
BISMARCK – The North Dakota Public Service Commission on Wednesday approved a crude oil pipeline in Mountrail County and set a public hearing for another proposed by the same company in McKenzie County. The three-member panel unanimously granted a route permit for Sacagawea Pipeline...
February 10, 2016 - 3:47pm
June 26, 2015
NextEra Energy still searching for potential wind farm location in southwest ND
The company that withdrew its application to build a $250 million wind farm in eastern Stark County isn't giving up on southwest North Dakota. A spokesperson for Florida-based NextEra Energy Resources said Thursday that it is "looking at multiple options" in the area for a future...
June 26, 2015 - 11:56am
May 13, 2015
Kalk to testify before U.S. Senate committee
BISMARCK – North Dakota Public Service Commissioner Brian Kalk will testify about a variety of energy infrastructure bills Thursday before a U.S. Senate committee. Kalk will testify at 9 a.m. in front of the Senate Committee on Energy and Natural Resources in Washington, D.C.,...
May 13, 2015 - 4:28pm
April 14, 2015
Hearing set for wind farm
BISMARCK - The sure-to-be contentious hearings on a proposed wind farm east of Dickinson have been set by the North Dakota Public Service Commission....
April 14, 2015 - 2:17pm
December 17, 2014
Fedorchak to chair PSC
BISMARCK — The North Dakota Public Service Commission voted Wednesday to appoint its newest member, Julie Fedorchak, as chairwoman of the three-member regulatory panel for the next two years. The chairperson has traditionally changed hands every two years. Commissioner Brian Kalk...
December 17, 2014 - 11:09pm
October 24, 2014
Oil boom raises stakes in PSC races
By Kathleen J. Bryan Forum News Service BISMARCK — One of the state’s largest oil spills, a fiery train derailment and an energy boom that shows no signs of slowing have raised the profile of the state Public Service Commission. The PSC regulates a variety of industries in...
October 24, 2014 - 11:07pm