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Quake brings down buildings in central Italy, at least six believed killed
Family grieves death of motorcyclist who was missing for 2 months
Gubernatorial candidates face off in first debate Thursday night
Corps commander visits F-M diversion project
More than 200 students enrolled in unmanned aircraft program at UND, and Kennedy wants bigger footprint
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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
Coal industry on hunt for funding to capture carbon
Gas suppliers Praxair, Linde hold merger talks
How to best utilize a cash back credit card to maximize rewards
Jackie Hope: Get out your money and stock up at back-to-school blowouts
Veeder: Sister on the ranch means best friend for me, unhired help for dad
Feature Photo: Serving on the other side of the world
MBI raises $34,000 for Make-A-Wish
Dickinson State women’s golf picked 5th in NSAA, men tabbed 6th
Midgets volleyball back with experienced group
Missouri Valley Conference official mum on possible UND membership
New $7.2M Fargodome video boards debut at Bison football opener
Arizona State hockey officially applies to NCHC
Holten: There is no greater burden
Port: Ironic that Dakota Access Pipeline is permitted while protest against it isn't
Port: Dakota Access protesters need turn toward honesty
Brock: Don't blame it on Rio
Omdahl: Cigarette tax initiated to bypass Legislature
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Terry "Dick" Bullinger
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
Victim, suspects named in Bowman motel homicide
September 23, 2015
Remarks by President Obama and Pope Francis on White House lawn
REMARKS BY PRESIDENT OBAMA AND HIS HOLINESS POPE FRANCIS AT ARRIVAL CEREMONY White House South Lawn PRESIDENT OBAMA: Good morning. AUDIENCE: Good morning! (Applause.) PRESIDENT OBAMA: What a beautiful day the Lord has made. Holy Father, on behalf of Michelle and myself,...
News/Nation and World
September 23, 2015 - 11:14am
September 22, 2015
Letter: Environmentalists live in a far-off fairyland
Filter socks, climate change, radical environmentalists, supporters of new Environmental Protection Agency regulation. The opinion pages have been pretty interesting lately. These folks live in a far-off fairyland. They cite science only when it fits their worldview and ignore any...
September 22, 2015 - 4:30pm
Senate Democrats unveil climate-focused energy bill
WASHINGTON -- U.S. Senate Democrats on Tuesday unveiled energy legislation designed to hasten America's adoption of cleaner energy, slash greenhouse gas emissions below the Obama administration's goal, and help their party attract young voters in the 2016 elections. The bill, announced...
September 22, 2015 - 2:40pm
September 21, 2015
North Dakota groups urge regulators to enforce flaring policy, not extend it
BISMARCK – Activist groups urged North Dakota regulators on Monday to “get tough” with the oil industry and deny its request to relax the...
September 21, 2015 - 6:22pm
September 14, 2015
Minnesota court overturns initial Sandpiper pipeline approval, orders environmental study
ST. PAUL, Minn. -- Minnesota regulators must rewind their work on the Sandpiper crude oil pipeline after a state Appeals Court panel Monday overturned a June decision that the project is needed. The judicial panel ruled that a comprehensive environmental study about the pipeline's...
September 14, 2015 - 5:08pm
September 8, 2015
Environmental group says thousands of schools at risk from derailed oil trains
HOUSTON -- Thousands of U.S. schools sit along rail corridors used to carry toxic substances such as crude oil and would be at risk in the event...
September 8, 2015 - 10:15am
August 27, 2015
Judge blocks EPA’s ‘Waters of the U.S.’ rule from taking effect Friday
BISMARCK – North Dakota and a dozen other states suing the federal government over a new clean water rule claimed a temporary victory Thursday when a judge blocked it from taking effect Friday, but the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency said the rule will move forward in other...
News/Nation and World
August 27, 2015 - 4:53pm
August 25, 2015
Letter: EPA, Obama leading North Dakota toward cleaner power
This week’s release of the finalized Clean Power Plan from the Environmental Protection Agency is good news for our whole country, but particularly for North Dakota. Our state is dead last in the nation for energy efficiency, mostly because our state’s elected leaders haven’t...
August 25, 2015 - 12:38pm
August 21, 2015
Kubik: Today, toxic waste; tomorrow, Superfund designation
BISMARCK -- North Dakota’s oil industry watchdog group, the Dakota Resource Council, reacted swiftly to news that the North Dakota Department...
August 21, 2015 - 6:55pm
August 18, 2015
EPA proposes new methane emission standards for oil, gas firms
WASHINGTON -- The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency on Tuesday proposed new standards to cut greenhouse gas emissions and smog-forming pollutants from oil and gas facilities, as part of President Barack Obama's broader strategy to slash methane emissions in the energy sector over...
August 18, 2015 - 3:52pm
August 12, 2015
Letter: EPA’s deadline for Clean Air Act unrealistic
The State of North Dakota, along with the lignite industry, formed a unique research and development partnership in the 1980s that has led to significant reductions in criteria pollutants covered by the Clean Air Act. While the Great Plains Synfuels Plant, which turns lignite coal...
August 12, 2015 - 6:33pm
August 4, 2015
New EPA carbon rules 'very, very frightening' for ND coal
FARGO -- North Dakota's lignite coal industry is reeling under regulations announced Monday that would require reductions of carbon emissions...
August 4, 2015 - 9:51am
June 29, 2015
N.D. takes lead in lawsuit against EPA over Waters of the U.S. rule
BISMARCK – North Dakota and a dozen other states sued the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency and Army Corps of Engineers on Monday over new a clean water rule that critics have slammed as federal overreach that will burden landowners, farmers, ranchers and local governments. “We’re...
June 29, 2015 - 8:01pm
June 19, 2015
Senate follows House in blocking funding for EPA’s Waters of the U.S. rule
BISMARCK – Budget writers in both the U.S. House and Senate voted this week to block funding for new water regulations that members of North Dakota’s congressional delegation warn will have devastating impacts on property owners and the economy. Republican Sen. John Hoeven,...
News/Nation and World
June 19, 2015 - 8:34pm
June 11, 2015
Letter: State needs greater environmental stewardship
Around North Dakota these days, those with the loudest voices have sought to brand human health and environmental concern related to fossil fuel extraction and production as negative, job-killing, or inconsequential. In an unfortunate trend, prevailing regional opinion seems to reflect...
June 11, 2015 - 11:42pm