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Jaeger sees no hacking problems yet with ND election computer system
Governor, DHS fire back at scathing audit of child care licensing
USFS extends Dakota Prairie Grasslands Demonstration Project for 10 years
Highway patrolmen at protest site take off name tags
Protesters shut down TransCanada pipeline hearing in Montreal
crime and courts
nation and world
255 barrels of produced water spills in Billings County
Worker dies on Dakota Access Pipeline
Energy leaders partner with UND division for carbon-capture efforts
Minnesota will not appeal North Dakota coal power suit
Standing Rock tribal leaders represented by former U.S. attorney
How to stop credit card fraud while traveling
Veeder: At the ranch, circle of life can be tough to witness
Texting changes all punctuation rules. Period.
Celebrating the first 100 years: Sacred Heart Monastery observes anniversary of becoming an independent Benedictine commuity
DSU welcomes global exchange students from Pakistan, Tunisia
Bemidji State football coach on 'leave of absence,' AD says
NDSU junior Plank made the most of his opportunity at middle linebacker
Rarely-enforced 'sideline interference' rule from Bison game meant to protect officials from being injured
Dickinson State women’s golf second at Mystics Invite
Charchenko leads Midgets at Minot Invite
It's a good thing Kaepernick can choose to sit during national anthem
Other Views: TR National Park get OK today?
Port: DHS audit revealed shameful conduct which put children at risk
Omdahl: National interests taking over state initiatives
Monke: Things are turning around at Dickinson State
good bad and ugly
Anton "Tony" Leo Funk
Clive Mathias Kuppler
Mathew A. "Snow Shoe" Peterson
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 22, 2016
Minnesota will not appeal North Dakota coal power suit
ST. PAUL—Minnesota will not appeal a federal court ruling that called unconstitutional a law restricting importing electricity from coal-fired electric generating plants. North Dakota filed the suit against the Minnesota Next Generation Energy Act and won in a federal district...
August 22, 2016 - 7:50pm
October 25, 2015
Carbon dioxide requirements will require ‘major changes’ in electricity generation
BISMARCK — As North Dakota begins drafting a plan to reduce carbon dioxide emissions by 45 percent in the state as recently mandated by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, utility companies stand behind state actions and offer input. “The state has been very proactive,”...
October 25, 2015 - 5:00am
October 23, 2015
Goldenwest Electric Cooperative to receive $10M USDA loan
An electric cooperative that services Billings, Golden Valley and Slope counties has received a $10 million guaranteed loan from the U.S. Department of Agriculture to build and improve 62 miles of line and includes $270,000 for smart grid projects. North Dakota’s Congressional...
October 23, 2015 - 9:53am
May 12, 2015
Slope Electric gets $12.5M in USDA Rural Development loans
WASHINGTON -- Slope Electric Cooperative in southwest North Dakota has been awarded $12.5 million in U.S. Department of Agriculture Rural Development loans to help improve power lines throughout Adams, Bowman, Hettinger and Slope counties. The loan will help the electric cooperative,...
May 12, 2015 - 3:31pm
December 4, 2014
Cramer: Where will you be when the lights go out?
Discussion of the Obama administration’s proposal for reducing carbon emissions from power plants has mostly focused on the staggering cost of this unprecedented regulation. But a pair of reports out this month paint an even more frightening picture. Not only will your electricity...
December 4, 2014 - 11:19pm
September 9, 2014
Roughrider Electric receives $50M in Rural Development loans
BISMARCK -- A southwest North Dakota electrical provider will receive a $50 million loan from the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Rural Development program to make improvements needed to meet the area’s demand for services. Jasper Schneider, USDA Rural Development state director,...
September 9, 2014 - 10:43am
August 20, 2014
MDU customers won’t see rate hike for Mandan turbine project
BISMARCK – Customers of Montana-Dakota Utilities won’t pay more for a new natural gas-fired turbine in Mandan unless the company’s earnings fail to meet projections, according to a settlement agreement approved Wednesday with the North Dakota Public Service Commission. The...
August 20, 2014 - 5:16pm
June 25, 2014
Roughrider Electric scammer claiming customers owe money
HAZEN — Roughrider Electric Cooperative is warning its members about a scam trying to get money. The Hazen-based company said a customer reported a caller claiming to be a Roughrider Electric representative. The caller said the customer owed approximately $600 on her electric bill....
News/crime and courts
June 25, 2014 - 4:27pm
May 13, 2014
Turning toward the deadline: Minnesota Power set to reach renewable-energy mandate 11 years early
DULUTH, Minn. — Talk about meeting a deadline early. This year, Minnesota Power will reach the state mandated-requirement of producing 25...
May 13, 2014 - 10:13pm
February 8, 2014
‘No mistakes were made’ at Killdeer Mountains: NDSU professor claims that historic value of power line path ignored on purpose
FARGO – Call it the second Battle of Killdeer Mountain – a clash between growing power needs associated with the oil boom and preservation of what one historian calls the Gettysburg of the Plains. It’s a clash the power company, Basin Electric Power Cooperative, tried to avoid...
February 8, 2014 - 11:33pm
Straight through the golden nest: Biologists fear power line will disrupt eagles
FARGO — Biologists are concerned that a proposed power transmission line that would skirt the southern Killdeer Mountains in western North...
February 8, 2014 - 11:23pm
November 6, 2013
Basin Electric signs power purchase agreements for southwest ND wind projects
BISMARCK — Basin Electric today signed two power purchase agreements associated with the development of two new wind projects in southwest North Dakota. The combined capacity is 278 megawatts. Infinity Wind Power of Santa Barbara, Calif., is developing the Sunflower Wind...
November 6, 2013 - 9:45am
September 25, 2013
Power company plan could speed Bakken pipeline progress
BISMARCK -- A Duluth, Minn., energy company announced today it plans to create an energy corridor that could efficiently transport oil and natural gas produced in North Dakota and reduce natural gas flaring. ALLETE, an energy company that has a 465-mile electrical transmission line...
September 25, 2013 - 12:27pm
September 21, 2013
ND delegations upset with new EPA rules
The Environmental Protection Agency on Friday released a proposal for strict new regulations on carbon emissions from new U.S. power plants, causing some of North Dakota's top politicians to fire back. Sens. Heidi Heitkamp, D-N.D., and John Hoeven, R-N.D., both released statements...
September 21, 2013 - 12:00am
September 13, 2013
Power-hungry Oil Patch creates need for controversial power line
WILLISTON -- The need for power in oil-producing counties is projected to grow more than 1,000 megawatts by 2025, but a proposed transmission line to deliver that electricity is drawing environmental and cultural concerns. The Public Service Commission held a third and final hearing...
September 13, 2013 - 12:00am