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U.S. oil rig count recovers to end 2016 near year-ago levels
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ND oil production up 7 percent, returns above 1 million barrels a day
Oil pipeline spill near Belfield estimated at 176,000 gallons
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Blue Hawk baseball swept by Winnipeg in 'frustrating' affair
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Williston baseball forfeits eight games, gives Dickinson High a win
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Port: Heidi Heitkamp leaked her fundraising numbers early because she didn’t want you to see where the money came from
Swift: Taxes must be particularly taxing
Coming Home: Hospital hallway that once held fear now full of hope
Fielding Questions: How to grow peas on a patio
Dale O. Anderson
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Honoring our Firefighters
August 4, 2014
Letter: Protect our water with conservation amendment
“Why do you put up with the weather in North Dakota when there are so many better places to live?” That is a question I have heard many times since I moved to this great state nearly 40 years ago. My answer has always been the same: We have outdoor recreation opportunities here...
August 4, 2014 - 6:12pm
July 31, 2014
N.D. Ag Coalition joins opposition to Clean Water amendment
BISMARCK – The North Dakota Ag Coalition has voted unanimously to oppose the proposed Clean Water, Wildlife and Parks Amendment that would create a conservation fund using oil tax revenues. The Ag Coalition consists of more than 40 organizations with a direct interest in agriculture,...
July 31, 2014 - 2:59pm
July 30, 2014
Other Views: Why is ND wildlife in trouble?
Several studies are underway to determine why North Dakota’s wildlife populations, specifically iconic game species, are on the decline, and have been for several years. Two factors affecting wildlife — severe winters and the loss of Conservation Reserve Program acres — will...
July 30, 2014 - 6:28pm
July 27, 2014
Wildlife face pressures amid changing face of North Dakota
FARGO — North Dakota finds itself in the midst of a gigantic experiment concerning the sustainability of its wildlife populations. The unknown: At a time of unprecedented pressures as varied as intensive energy development and plummeting conservation acreage, will susceptible wildlife...
July 27, 2014 - 12:00am
Some North Dakota species have experienced decline in recent years
Some North Dakota species have experienced decline in recent years North Dakota’s wildlife species generally increased throughout the state...
July 27, 2014 - 12:00am
July 18, 2014
Clean Water amendment backers will skip State Fair forum
BISMARCK — Backers of a proposed conservation fund that would draw from North Dakota oil tax revenue are gathering petition signatures at the North Dakota State Fair in Minot, but they’ve declined to publicly debate the measure’s merits with the coalition group opposing it. Sponsors...
July 18, 2014 - 11:50pm
Minnesotans to ND: Don’t wait to work out details of outdoors amendment
ST. PAUL, Minn. — Minnesotans entering their sixth year of a fund that pays for a variety of outdoor projects have some advice for their North Dakota neighbors who this fall may decide to implement a similar fund: Work out spending details early. One of the few major problems encountered...
July 18, 2014 - 11:46pm
May 31, 2014
USDA puts focus on conservation partnerships
GRAND FORKS — A new conservation program the U.S. Department of Agriculture rolled out this week focuses on public-private partnerships and has “huge potential” for North Dakota, the country’s top ag official said Friday. Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack announced the Regional...
May 31, 2014 - 8:08pm
May 14, 2014
Fuglie: Conservation amendment would benefit farmers
I am saddened that less than six months into his new job as North Dakota Farmers Union president, Mark Watne has damaged his credibility and sullied the reputation of North Dakota’s most prestigious farm organization. As a nearly lifelong Farmers Union member, I want to reassure...
May 14, 2014 - 6:50pm
April 26, 2014
Omdahl: Conservation measure deserves honest discussion
If conservation groups follow through on plans to file initiative petitions by Aug. 21, North Dakota voters will decide whether or not an estimated $100 million of the oil extraction tax — 5 percent — should be diverted annually to a special fund for a variety of conservation...
April 26, 2014 - 11:51pm
April 18, 2014
Godfread: Amendment assumptions are fundamentally flawed
I read with great interest the recent letter from Steve Adair and Naomi Thorson about their interpretation of the Clean Water, Wildlife and Parks Amendment. It included several fundamentally flawed assumptions that need to be corrected. Among them: -- That this is an opportunity...
April 18, 2014 - 6:06pm
April 6, 2014
Conservation amendment proponents hold meeting in Jamestown
JAMESTOWN -- A ballot initiative that would provide funding for wildlife conservation from oil tax revenues was discussed at a meeting held by members of the North Dakotans for Clean Water, Wildlife and Parks at the Jamestown Arts Center on Thursday night. The proposed initiative...
April 6, 2014 - 9:42pm
March 26, 2014
Godfread and Watne: Conservation amendment raises too many red flags
North Dakotans for Common Sense Conservation is a broad-based coalition of more than 25 agriculture, business, industry and government organizations that have joined forces to oppose the Clean Water, Wildlife and Parks Amendment, which would spend too much money with too little flexibility. All...
March 26, 2014 - 6:45pm
February 21, 2014
Letter: Ask, think before signing Clean Water, Wildlife and Parks Amendment
Before the citizens of North Dakota sign a petition to support the Clean Water, Wildlife and Parks Amendment, they should ask themselves — are our state’s needs being met? The Clean Water, Wildlife and Parks Amendment is a proposed constitutional measure that would allocate 5...
February 21, 2014 - 7:37pm
February 20, 2014
Coalition launching campaign against conservation measure
BISMARCK – A coalition is launching a campaign Thursday against a proposed ballot measure that would set aside North Dakota oil extraction tax revenue to create a Clean Water, Wildlife and Parks Fund. North Dakotans for Common Sense Conservation, led by the Greater North Dakota...
February 20, 2014 - 9:44am