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Referendum for new Richardton-Taylor school passes
Suspected Islamic State suicide bombers kill 36 at Istanbul airport
By the North Dakota 4-H numbers
The Forsness 4-H: Family stays active at Stark and Billings County 4-H horse show
crime and courts
nation and world
Williston crew camps remain in limbo
Dakota Prairie Refinery sold to Tesoro at a loss, hurt by oil price slump
SEC: Texas 'Frack Master' bilked investors out of millions
South Dakota ethanol industry calls for larger ethanol market
TransCanada formally seeks NAFTA damages in Keystone XL rejection
Jackie Hope: Dickinson native writes ND-inspired steampunk fiction
VIDEO: Taste-testing the ‘new’ Pizza Corner pizza
Veeder: Reaping what I sowed with garden boasting
Kat Perkins releases musical tribute to late singer and friend Christina Grimmie
Rockin' Nikki and the Karaoke Guy featured at upcoming bandshell show
Schnepf: Amy Ruley remembers Pat Summitt as the 'godmother' of women’s basketball
Roughriders' Greenwood embracing coaching opportunity
Legendary coach Pat Summitt dead at 64
Dickinson splits with West Fargo
Pool: For me, taking sports editor position was dream come true
Holten: Your purpose in life
Other Views: Supreme Court’s abortion decision consistent
Ahlin: Collins, Heitkamp win praise in Senate gun control debate
Marcil: Extraordinary power, magic in roots and wonder of home
Other Views: UND logo’s popularity will grow
good bad and ugly
Alvin "Al" Wiemann
Lonny R. Tachenko
Charles Clinton Bush
Roger B. Grau
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
May 19, 2013
In lawsuit, feds argue coal industry can legally give to regulators' campaigns
FARGO -- Federal lawyers concede that thousands of dollars of campaign donations from coal-mining interests to members of the North Dakota Public...
coal / Energy / News
May 19, 2013 - 12:00am
August 29, 2012
ND energy policy of world importance: US House candidates vary position on government's role in growing sector
North Dakota's energy policy has never been more important to the nation or the world, something candidates from all political parties can agree...
coal / Energy / News / oil / wind
August 29, 2012 - 12:00am
August 18, 2012
Corruption in the Public Service Commission? Industry donations made to commissioners widespread
BISMARCK -- NextEra Energy needed approval for a wind farm. BNI Coal was facing penalties for environmental rules. The Arthur Companies needed...
coal / News
August 18, 2012 - 12:00am
August 15, 2012
PSC race sets off finger-pointing galore
BISMARCK -- It's usually one of the last statewide contests listed on the ballot, and often the last on voters' minds. But few elections are more heated this year than the race for the North Dakota Public Service Commission. There are suggestions of bribery, charges of hypocrisy,...
coal / News / oil
August 15, 2012 - 12:00am
August 10, 2012
Campaign donation lawsuit draws PSC interest: Cramer, Kalk under fire; South Heart coal mine application pending
BISMARCK (AP) -- North Dakota's Public Service Commission is asking to participate in a federal lawsuit, filed by two environmental groups, that...
August 10, 2012 - 12:00am
August 9, 2012
Campaign donation lawsuit draws ND PSC interest
BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) -- North Dakota's Public Service Commission is asking to participate in a federal lawsuit, filed by two environmental groups, that accuses Commissioners Kevin Cramer and Brian Kalk of accepting improper campaign contributions from the coal industry. The lawsuit...
News / oil
August 9, 2012 - 4:37pm
August 3, 2012
ND Dem PSC candidate: Bribery law flouted
BISMARCK (AP) -- Two Republican public service commissioners are "flouting the spirit" of North Dakota's anti-bribery law by accepting campaign contributions from industries they regulate, a Democratic candidate for the board claims. Democrat Brad Crabtree said Kevin Cramer and...
Energy / News
August 3, 2012 - 12:00am
June 14, 2012
Republicans aim to unite around Cramer
FARGO -- Republicans were quick to rally behind challenger Kevin Cramer following his win Tuesday in the GOP primary for North Dakota's U.S.
June 14, 2012 - 12:00am
June 13, 2012
Cramer leads Kalk in US House primary
GRAND FORKS - With 397 of 426 precincts reporting by 10:53 p.m. Tuesday, Kevin Cramer was leading Brian Kalk 54 to 45 percent in the North Dakota primary to clinch the Republican nomination to run for the U.S. House in November. Out of the 90,678 votes cast in those precincts, 49,390...
June 13, 2012 - 12:54am
May 18, 2012
GOP voters mulling House pick; Poll finds Dem. Gulleson trailing both Kalk, Cramer
FARGO -- Six months out from the general election, a Republican seems poised to win North Dakota's U.S. House seat this year, but a significant...
May 18, 2012 - 12:00am
March 31, 2012
Letter: Foxes in the henhouse at PSC
Brian Kalk and Kevin Cramer don't seem happy these days.
letters / opinion
March 31, 2012 - 12:00am
March 27, 2012
Groups want 2 men off South Heart Coal mine permit review panel who accepted campaign contributions from company
BISMARCK -- Two North Dakota organizations are threatening to sue if Public Service Commissioners Kevin Cramer and Brian Kalk don't remove themselves from making decisions about the South Heart Coal mining permit application. Kalk said the notice of intent to file a lawsuit "has...
coal / Energy / local / News / oil
March 27, 2012 - 12:00am
June 18, 2011
Groups: Commissioner contributions a conflict
Public Service commissioners Brian Kalk and Kevin Cramer should recuse themselves from decisions regarding a South Heart coal mine project because of campaign contributions they received, four organizations said in letters hand delivered to the two Friday. Though Cramer and Kalk...
June 18, 2011 - 12:00am
July 30, 2010
Letter: Commissioner Kalk represents best of America
You can always tell when the Democrats are in trouble. They trot out the same group of letter signers and recycle their old attack letters. This time the desperation attacks are against Dr. Brian Kalk, Public Service commissioner, and North Dakota's booming energy industry. Isn't...
letters / opinion
July 30, 2010 - 12:00am
July 28, 2010
Letter: PSC Commissioner Kalk fighting for us
A string of letters has been circulating around the state. These letters are a coordinated effort attacking Public Service Commissioner Brian Kalk for his relentless opposition to Cap and Trade legislation. North Dakota has the lowest cost retail electricity in the country, and...
letters / opinion
July 28, 2010 - 12:00am