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Jury debating murder fate of Spirit Lake Nation man accused of stabbing man in heart
DPS under investigation, parent alleges rooms used without parental consent
Police Blotter: Camper stolen from RV parking lot
Dog handlers not licensed to work security
Actor Mark Ruffalo joins effort opposing pipeline, Dakota Access says trespassers will be 'removed from the land'
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
Trinity volleyball earns win on senior night over Beach
Blue Hawks, Black Hills State to renew old rivalry
Heart River to add baseball in spring
Former UND standouts make NHL debuts, more to come
Wild use another second-period explosion to blow past Bruins
OMDAHL: Lack of research endangers Marsy's Law
JACOBS: Election could gauge party loyalty in North Dakota
Forum editorial: Re-elect Cramer to House
Our View: This time for president, none of the above
Port: Standing Rock has set themselves up to lose big
Carol Ann Zimmermann
Keith Duane Bittenbinder
Elizabeth "Liz" Bobb
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
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
September 23, 2014
PSC candidates focus on pipeline safety, EPA coal rules
FARGO — Todd Reisenauer, a Democrat running for state Public Service commissioner, took aim at the all-Republican PSC and all-Republican Industrial Commission when he complained during a debate Tuesday about the bureaucracy overseeing oil and gas pipelines in the state. Besides...
September 23, 2014 - 10:53pm