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Preacher in the Patch: Priest helps fulfill spiritual needs of a growing community
Environmentalists sue to stop crude-by-rail terminal
ND Bakken workers see hours cut as prices slump
Where do the rigs go? Oil companies look to store massive equipment
Ness: Eminent domain may be needed to reduce flaring
Monke: Getting a fan’s perspective on Super Bowl XLIX
Our View: Slowdown allows time to weigh environmental impacts
Omdahl: The real civics test for raising good citizens
Veeder: Sometimes it may only be the dreams we have in common
Letter: Teachers should speak up against Common Core
'Sgt. Reckless' author comes to Dickinson: Area native Art Sickler tended to hero horse following Korean War
Foundation awards grant to teach drumming
DCS Fine Arts Club to host Divine Wine and Dine event
Fellow Flowers running movement sponsors 'DCeclare It Day'
‘Welcome to Leith’ gets Sundance premiere: Film about town’s fight against white supremacists packs film festival theaters
Nathan A. Sims,
Steven Earl Parker
New paint jobs for Sherwin-Williams: ‘The better finish’ store moves to north Dickinson
Patrick Hope: A Link to the Past: The Hub
Journeying the Narrow Path
Jackie Hope: Who’s driving the Mystery Machine?
Hull: Shine your light!
SB XLIX scoreless after first quarter
Sherman active for Seahawks
Giants co-owner Ann Mara dies at 85
Report: NFL investigating Falcons for fake crowd noise
Report: NFL investigating Falcons for fake crowd noise
A new era for water reclamation: Dickinson facility built to serve the Oil Patch
Striving to be ‘best in class:’ In only a few years, The Fisher Group has grown Dickinson’s business community
Changing with the community: Mackoff Kellogg law firm adjusts to area’s changes in 126th year
Southwest ND towns to invest millions during 2015 construction projects
Westward expansion: City eyes adoption of new West Dickinson Area Plan
May 4, 2013
Wind energy revival: Projects proposed for 2013 would up ND's capacity 41 percent
The extension of a key federal subsidy late last year has helped revive interest in developing new wind energy projects in North Dakota, based on documents filed with state regulators. So far, five companies have filed letters of intent with the state's Public Service Commission,...
coal / Energy / news / north dakota / oil / wind
May 4, 2013 - 12:00am
July 12, 2012
Electric rates not falling along with fuel costs
NEW YORK (AP) -- A plunge in the price of natural gas has made it cheaper for utilities to produce electricity. But the savings aren't translating to lower rates for customers. Instead, U.S. electricity prices are going up. Electricity prices are forecast to rise slightly this summer....
Energy / news / oil
July 12, 2012 - 12:00am
June 15, 2012
North Dakota regulators bow out of tribal electric dispute
BISMARCK (AP) -- North Dakota regulators concluded Thursday that they lack authority to intervene in a dispute about which of two utilities will supply electricity to a tribal casino on the Turtle Mountain Indian Reservation. The Public Service Commission's decision may have broader...
June 15, 2012 - 12:00am
June 13, 2012
US coal use falling fast; utilities switch to gas
NEW YORK (AP) -- America is shoveling coal to the sidelines. The fuel that powered the U.S. from the industrial revolution into the iPhone era...
coal / Energy / news
June 13, 2012 - 12:00am
January 18, 2012
SD wind project limited by lack of power lines
SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) -- North Dakota is expected to add hundreds of megawatts of wind energy this year, while development has slowed to a near...
news / north dakota
January 18, 2012 - 12:00am
December 29, 2011
Coal groups paying $500K for lawsuit
BISMARCK (AP) -- North Dakota utilities and coal interests agreed to pay up to $500,000 of the state's cost in challenging a Minnesota law that restricts imports of coal-generated electricity, but the state will still bear the brunt of the expense, documents show. North Dakota has...
coal / news / north dakota
December 29, 2011 - 12:00am
December 17, 2011
Plug it in, plug it in: North Dakota sees increase in electricity use
More western North Dakota residents are plugging in, and it doesn't seem like it is going to slow down. "In remote areas, electric heat gets used a lot more, so that adds to the energy usage and electricity consumption for sure," said Carl Pedersen, a North Dakota State University...
news / oil
December 17, 2011 - 12:00am
November 11, 2011
Basin Electric plans line in western ND oil patch
BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) -- A big player in North Dakota's coal country is moving into the state's oil patch. Bismarck-based Basin Electric Power Cooperative owns two coal-fired power plants. Basin plans to build a 190-mile electrical transmission line to fuel a growing demand for power...
coal / Energy / local / news / oil
November 11, 2011 - 7:36am
April 7, 2010
Repair crews await orders after massive outages
Press Photo by Beth Wischmeyer Chad Laurich, Lucas Pawlosky and Matt Kober, all of Michigan and employees with Great Lakes Line Builders, Inc.,...
local / news
April 7, 2010 - 12:00am
April 2, 2010
Letter: U.S. needs a cap on carbon
With Congress delaying action, North Dakota desperately needs its delegation to step forward with a solution that will give our state the opportunity to thrive while helping solve the problem of climate change. With its world-class wind energy resource, North Dakota is well positioned...
letters / opinion
April 2, 2010 - 12:00am
February 26, 2009
Issues with a transmission line left communities in southwestern North Dakota including Mott, New England and Regent without power Tuesday night. Jack Zettel, the electric superintendent with Montana-Dakota Utilities, said the power was out from 9:40 p.m. until around midnight. Crews...
February 26, 2009 - 11:34pm