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Police: Shots fired at law officers, protesters pepper sprayed as protest site turns tense
ND man gets 19 years for killing co-worker, dumping body in field
Winning in court, losing on the ground: uncertainty clouds U.S. voting rights
1 killed, 1 injured in crash near Wahpeton
Woman accused of chasing 11-year-old with stun gun
crime and courts
nation and world
Obama administration sends $28 million to aid coal regions
Spill reported at well site without berm
ND health department tightens up on radioactive waste monitoring
Treater leak spills oil, brine in Mountrail County
Legal challenges buy time to develop clean coal
ERICKSON: False hope and lies from the Trump campaign
MURDOCK: Hillary's new hires would go FAR beyond the Supreme Court
HEDGER: Time to finish the job, for jobs
OMDAHL: Lack of research endangers Marsy's Law
JACOBS: Election could gauge party loyalty in North Dakota
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
November 11, 2015
Christmann: Clean Power Plan not good for North Dakota
BISMARCK -- In August, the Environmental Protection Agency released President Barack Obama’s Clean Power Plan. Although this plan has been...
November 11, 2015 - 6:15pm
November 6, 2015
Dakotas politicians, landowners react to Keystone XL pipeline rejection
President Barack Obama's decision to reject the Keystone XL pipeline was met with mixed reaction from the Dakotas on Friday, but one South Dakota landowner was celebrating after hearing Friday's news. "It's just like somebody lifted a ton off my chest," said Paul Seamans, who...
November 6, 2015 - 7:15pm
October 27, 2015
Heitkamp, Hoeven among sponsors of resolution aimed at EPA rules
BISMARCK – U.S. senators from North Dakota and South Dakota are among those sponsoring bipartisan Senate resolutions that aim to block the Environmental Protection Agency’s new rules restricting greenhouse gas emissions from new and existing power plants. Sen. Shelly Moore...
October 27, 2015 - 12:01pm
October 26, 2015
Green incentives seen as key to lifting U.S. oil export ban
WILLISTON, N.D. -- Legislation crawling its way through Congress that would end the U.S. ban on crude oil exports will succeed only if tied to renewable energy incentives, said Sen. Heidi Heitkamp, a moderate Democrat working to convince others in her party to support ending the decades-old...
October 26, 2015 - 10:08am
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 21, 2015
Dickinson providing options for leaf recycling
Property owners in Dickinson will have the option to recycle their leaves this fall in either a lawn refuse container at city recycling drop-off sites or through a curbside leaf pickup service. A release from the city stated the leaf picker will run from Nov. 9 through Nov. 27...
October 21, 2015 - 3:55pm
Bald eagles delaying Rolette wind farm permit
BISMARCK – Bald eagles have put the brakes on a proposed wind farm in North Dakota as state regulators seek input on how the towers with their spinning blades could impact the national bird. Rolette Power Development LLC applied to the state Public Service Commission in March...
October 21, 2015 - 3:52pm
October 20, 2015
Letter: Forest Service should take another look at gravel pit
As the president of the board of directors of Friends of Theodore Roosevelt National Park and a frequent visitor to the park, I am pleased that there are organizations willing to stand up for our national treasure. A recent article in The Dickinson Press stated that the National Parks...
October 20, 2015 - 4:42pm
October 18, 2015
Our View: Nobody ‘won’ the South Heart coal plant battle
In the long run, no one got what they wanted out of the coal testing plant south of South Heart. The plant, which removed water from lignite coal to make it burnable, began shutting down this month and will soon be a dormant facility in rural Stark County. Dickinson businessman...
October 18, 2015 - 5:00am
October 16, 2015
External damage suspected in McKenzie County pipeline leak
WATFORD CITY, N.D. – The company that operates a saltwater pipeline that leaked last week in McKenzie County is investigating what may have damaged the pipeline. The pipeline owned by Hillstone Environmental Partners LLC leaked an estimated 800 barrels, or 33,600 gallons, of...
October 16, 2015 - 12:44pm
October 15, 2015
Other Views: Grill candidates on bipartisanship
GRAND FORKS — Exhibits 2,933 and 2,934 in the case for bipartisanship in Washington are the fates of President Barack Obama’s signature environmental actions: the Clean Power Plan and the Waters of the U.S. rule. Both are ambitious rules that would dramatically increase Washington’s...
October 15, 2015 - 4:58pm
October 13, 2015
Stenehjem: N.D. will sue EPA over stricter CO2 standards for coal-fired power plants
BISMARCK – North Dakota will sue the federal government to block stricter pollution standards for coal-fired power plants as soon as they are published, Attorney General Wayne Stenehjem said Tuesday, publicly confirming the planned lawsuit for the first time. Stenehjem was among...
October 13, 2015 - 5:18pm
October 5, 2015
Letter: Industrial Commission shows leadership on flaring
North Dakota’s Industrial Commission showed leadership in its vote to modify the flaring rules. Some — like the state Democrats, Dakota Resource Council and Sierra Club - will want you to believe that this is a catastrophe. In actuality, the facts are pretty simple: Flared...
October 5, 2015 - 6:54pm
September 23, 2015
On White House lawn, Pope calls on U.S. to fight climate change
WASHINGTON - Pope Francis on Wednesday urged the United States to help tackle climate change and called on Americans to build a truly tolerant...
News/Nation and World
September 23, 2015 - 11:15am
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