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Morton County investigates reports of crop sprayer near protesters
Pipeline subject of Public Service Commission debate
West Fargo's Dauwen named ND Teacher of the Year
City to auction off surplus items
Insight - September 29, 2016
crime and courts
nation and world
Whiting CEO: Tribal service deals could help Dakota pipeline impasse
RockPile gets bought out, expands
Sunoco, behind protested Dakota Access pipeline, tops U.S. crude spill charts
Tribal official urges respect in pipeline debate
Brady Wind farms south of Dickinson to be completed by December
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Engagement: Schank and Hofland
Wildfire, Night Hawks prepare for a battle in the trenches
Trio of sophomores proving vital for Titans
Hopfauf carrying heavy load for Midgets football
Buxton powers Twins past Royals
Morlock's versatility to be tested as the Bison starting fullback
Port: One of these idiots its going to be president
Veeder: Connecting with grandma's memory over a slice of apple pie
Our View: Feds should pay for Dakota Access protest costs
Port: Marsy's Law campaign has been bizarre, insulting, inaccurate
Other Views: Mask comes off of Voter ID laws
Marjorie J. Gegelmann
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
September 27, 2016
Obama power plant rules face key test in U.S. court
WASHINGTON—The centerpiece of President Barack Obama's climate change strategy faced a key test on Tuesday, Sept. 27, as conservative appeals...
News/Nation and World
September 27, 2016 - 10:33pm
September 17, 2016
Coal mine using drone for land surveys
BISMARCK—A North Dakota coal mine is the first surface mine in the country to use a drone to conduct land surveys that can cover 500 acres...
September 17, 2016 - 9:22pm
August 20, 2016
Coal industry on hunt for funding to capture carbon
BISMARCK—Industry and lawmakers are pushing for funding to help commercialize carbon capture projects for new and old power plants. Sen....
August 20, 2016 - 11:40pm
August 9, 2016
Letter: When it comes to electricity, am I missing something?
Am I missing something here? The coal-fired power plant in Stanton has announced they will be closing down for lack of market. They cannot produce electricity for what the market will pay. At the same time, the Public Service Commission is issuing permits for wind farms as fast as...
August 9, 2016 - 6:01pm
August 8, 2016
The rise and demise of a West Virginia coal mine
ALKOL, West Virginia - On the day Victor Clark retired after 26 years at the Hobet coal mine, the bosses called him to the office for a surprise....
August 8, 2016 - 10:47am
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
July 16, 2016
Press Pass: Third annual gathering of TR’s brings 7 Teddy impersonators to North Dakota, Convicted murderer of Dickinson woman dies in New England prison, Oil production up slightly but ‘bouncing along the bottom’, Great River Energy closing Stanton plant
Here’s some of our top stories from Saturday’s edition. It’s your Press Pass to some of the best stories we bring you every day. Want...
July 16, 2016 - 6:00am
June 15, 2016
Judges back North Dakota, say Minnesota overreached with coal plant law
ST. PAUL -- Minnesota overstepped its authority in a 2007 law that restricts buying electricity from North Dakota coal-fired power plants, a federal appeals court ruled Wednesday. The Next Generation Energy Act violates the U.S. Constitution's provision allowing only Congress to regulate...
June 15, 2016 - 10:15pm
May 27, 2016
Trump answers questions about energy, Kevin Cramer at press conference
Dickinson Press Editor Dustin Monke and Forum News Service reporter Amy Dalrymple were front-row at the Donald Trump press conference Thursday...
News/Nation and World
May 27, 2016 - 10:44am
May 18, 2016
Oil, coal sectors pump funds into Stenehjem’s campaign but not Burgum’s
BISMARCK – Between the $100,000 contributions from Microsoft co-founder Bill Gates and eBay director Robert Kagle, a key sector of North Dakota’s...
May 18, 2016 - 10:43am
May 13, 2016
Letter: Coal industry clings to archaic energy source
Clean Coal is a myth. This is in regards to Hal Quinn’s guest editorial on energy in the Wednesday, May 11 Dickinson Press: “Coal industry being crushed by needless regulation.” I am continually amazed at the lengths proponents of the coal industry will go to to hang on to...
May 13, 2016 - 5:56pm
May 9, 2016
Heitkamp: We need to stand up for coal country
Walking up and down the wind-swept prairie slopes near Beulah this week, it occurred to me that this swath of grassy land — an unmined portion...
May 9, 2016 - 10:50pm
April 24, 2016
Lignite industry to seek increased help from state
BISMARCK -- North Dakota coal plans to ask the state for financial help — billions of dollars of financial help over time. Despite a stay on...
April 24, 2016 - 2:00am
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
Coal power struggles in competitive energy market
BISMARCK -- The president of Great River Energy's Stanton, N.D., station says he is hoping for a hot summer. The electric utility company's Stanton...
April 16, 2016 - 6:01pm