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Senate confirms Pompeo to be Trump's CIA director
Ban on North Dakota Sunday morning sales could be lifted
Trump White House vows to stop China taking South China Sea islands
Debate begins on ND bill to exempt higher ed applicants from open records law
ND legislators going round and round on daylight saving time, time zone discussions
crime and courts
nation and world
MDU enters power purchase agreement for Thunder Spirit Wind project near Hettinger
U.S. oil rig count recovers to end 2016 near year-ago levels
New state regulations will affect repairs of pipeline
ND oil production up 7 percent, returns above 1 million barrels a day
Oil pipeline spill near Belfield estimated at 176,000 gallons
Counting on Student Loan Forgiveness? Better Check Your Eligibility Status Again
Magic, murder and mayhem; Foundation sponsors mystery dinner theater
Lauren Alaina to entertain at the Mardi Gras
Saving homeless pets; Oreo's Animal Rescue plans fundraiser
Trinity to present 'Into the Woods'
UND gets commitment from right-handed defenseman
SCHLOSSMAN: Road trip may be what UND needs
Advice for struggling Wild winger Coyle: shoot the puck
Dunn rising as talks of Rubio trade persist
Timberwolves to buy NBA D-League affiliate in Iowa
McFeely: N.D. lifetime fishing license 'more complicated than it seems'
Port: ND Democrats have some good ideas on transparency and accountability laws
McFeely: It’s the media’s duty to shine light on hatred
Veeder: Hot dish and ice slabs key to staying warm in January
Swift: Lessons learned from watching parents age
Laurence "Bud" Lewison
Thomas F. Murtha
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
December 1, 2016
ND veterans leaders denounce national vets group plan to join pipeline protest
WEST FARGO—Leaders of North Dakota veterans groups declared they will not join a group called Veterans Standing for Standing Rock that...
December 1, 2016 - 4:26pm
November 23, 2016
ND bishop bucks ELCA's backing of pipeline protest
FARGO — A national Lutheran leader's support for the Standing Rock Sioux Tribe's pipeline protest has drawn sharp criticism from a North...
November 23, 2016 - 11:57am
November 16, 2016
Wind farm application rejected by Billings County Commission
MEDORA—Billings County Commissioners rejected the application for a 114-turbine wind farm on Tuesday. Orion Renewable Energy Group presented...
November 16, 2016 - 1:22pm
November 10, 2016
Cramer cool to the idea of a Trump Cabinet post
FARGO — Kevin Cramer, North Dakota's lone U.S. House member, was tapped as an energy adviser to Donald Trump during Trump's campaign for...
November 10, 2016 - 5:43pm
November 4, 2016
Out-of-state officials catch flak for sending officers to pipeline protest
FARGO — A number of officials outside North Dakota are facing a growing chorus of criticism for sending law enforcement officers to help...
November 4, 2016 - 8:43pm
November 3, 2016
Panel cautious on N.D. oil outlook as new revenue forecast prepared
BISMARCK — Number crunchers, lawmakers and industry reps working on North Dakota's tax revenue outlook for the next two years took a cautious...
November 3, 2016 - 3:55pm
October 28, 2016
In North Dakota, wind is 20 percent of state's energy production
FARGO—Wind energy development in North Dakota and Minnesota is getting a boost from tax credits that are set to wind down and decreasing...
October 28, 2016 - 10:30pm
October 26, 2016
Obama administration sends $28 million to aid coal regions
WASHINGTON -- The U.S. government released $28 million in federal grants to 13 coal-producing states on Wednesday, Oct. 26, to help them cope with the decline of the coal industry, driven by the move toward cleaner energy. With the Obama administration's announcement, over $66 million...
October 26, 2016 - 4:23pm
October 25, 2016
Actor Mark Ruffalo joins effort opposing pipeline, Dakota Access says trespassers will be 'removed from the land'
MORTON COUNTY, N.D. — Opponents of the Dakota Access Pipeline called for a "national day of action" on Tuesday, Oct. 25, by asking supporters...
October 25, 2016 - 6:49pm
Leak at nuclear reactor in Norway is contained
OSLO, Norway—A leak at a small nuclear reactor in Norway has been contained, with no injuries sustained and no expected environmental...
News/Nation and World
October 25, 2016 - 10:43am
October 19, 2016
Letter: An inconvenient truth for ND Democrats
Democratic leaders and candidates across the state maintain that during the last legislative session North Dakota Republicans gave "big oil" a tax break that is costing the state millions of dollars each month in revenue. Here's an inconvenient truth! For seventy legislative days...
October 19, 2016 - 11:20pm
ND health department tightens up on radioactive waste monitoring
BISMARCK—The North Dakota Health Department is revising permits for all special oil field waste companies requiring they monitor all loads...
October 19, 2016 - 8:21pm
October 18, 2016
Treater leak spills oil, brine in Mountrail County
STANLEY—About 40 barrels of oil and 30 barrels of brine water spilled into a stock pond as the result of a treater leak Monday about 3½ miles southeast of Stanley in rural Mountrail County. The site where the spill occurred is operated by Arsenal Energy USA. An undetermined...
October 18, 2016 - 1:03pm
October 15, 2016
Legal challenges buy time to develop clean coal
BISMARCK — The race for clean coal technologies was set off by the implementation of federal regulations on carbon dioxide emissions from...
October 15, 2016 - 5:54pm
Coal prepares for carbon-free future as industry pushes developing commercially viable programs
BISMARCK — The North Dakota coal industry is aiming to change the face of energy technology research as it moves toward a carbon-free...
October 15, 2016 - 5:38pm