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Police Blotter: Safe stolen from Dickinson State University student center
Dickinson prepares for the annual Roughrider Days parade
Mark Kennedy aims to be a collaborative leader as UND's president
North Dakota's first human West Nile case confirmed in Grand Forks County
Incoming UND president says the new logo will stay
crime and courts
nation and world
Exec: Davis Refinery not affected by Dakota Prairie Refinery sale
Money to oil impact grant fund beginning to rebound
Williston crew camps remain in limbo
Dakota Prairie Refinery sold to Tesoro at a loss, hurt by oil price slump
SEC: Texas 'Frack Master' bilked investors out of millions
VIDEO: Local students prepare for 'The Frog Prince'
VIDEO: Taste-testing the ‘new’ Pizza Corner pizza
Jackie Hope: Dickinson native writes ND-inspired steampunk fiction
Veeder: Reaping what I sowed with garden boasting
Kat Perkins releases musical tribute to late singer and friend Christina Grimmie
Sano won’t play in outfield anymore for Twins
NBA Notebook: Howard agrees to $70.5M deal with Hawks
Scoreboard of July 1, 2016
Roughriders can’t finish comeback against Bismarck Governors
Roesler doesn’t advance to 800 semifinals at trials
GFH: Conrad-led commission: Save America’s golden years
Murdock: U.S. should Amerexit from D.C.’s death grip
Hoeven: Let’s remember veterans in a tangible way on Independence Day
Letter: Put focus on making health insurance truly affordable
Letter: National park has no right to viewshed on private land
good bad and ugly
Lorene "Lolly" Doll
Louis P. Lindbo
Karen Sue Crawford
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
June 25, 2016
South Dakota ethanol industry calls for larger ethanol market
WASHINGTON -- South Dakota’s $3.8 billion ethanol industry is facing a “glass ceiling,” according to officials. Every year, the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) releases a proposed Renewable Volume Obligations as part of the Renewable Fuel Standard (RFS) program. The Renewable...
Energy / gas
June 25, 2016 - 9:58pm
April 16, 2016
Richardton ethanol plant looks to future after debt is paid
RICHARDTON -- The Red Trail Energy ethanol plant is heading into the 2016 farming season free of debt and with its sights on the future. The nine-year-old investor-led company, which crushed corn into more than 54 million gallons of ethanol last year, informed investors at the company’s...
News / agriculture
April 16, 2016 - 6:07pm
Jerke: Despite Big Oil’s efforts, biofuels are moving U.S. forward
JANESVILLE, Minn. -- American-made ethanol is a clean-burning, environmentally friendly biofuel that represents an exciting step forward from...
opinion / columns
March 16, 2016 - 9:48pm
March 8, 2016
AgweekTV: Ethanol Plant Tour
The sixth largest ethanol plant in the nation is located in Casselton, North Dakota. Agweek's Shawna Olson gets a tour of the facility and gives...
March 8, 2016 - 8:41am
November 30, 2015
Ethanol supporters wanted higher Renewable Fuel Standards mandates
GRAND FORKS, N.D. -- Biofuel supporters say the newly released and long-awaited Renewable Fuel Standards mandates, though a step in the right direction, are too low. The Environmental Protection Agency on Monday set the ethanol requirement for next year at 14.5 billion gallons, more...
November 30, 2015 - 5:07pm
September 19, 2015
Ethanol tanker cars derail, catch fire in Southeast SD
SCOTLAND, S. D. -- A 98-car train partially derailed early Saturday, leaving a bridge toppled and tanker cars scattered across a rural pasture....
News / Nation and World
September 19, 2015 - 11:00pm
February 6, 2015
Iowa derailment ignites calls for safer rail cars
ST. PAUL, Minn. — Authorities began to clean up after a northeastern Iowa ethanol train derailment Thursday morning, at about the same time that rail safety advocates renewed calls to get rid of old, less safe rail tank cars that commonly carry crude oil through Minnesota and North...
Energy / oil
February 6, 2015 - 12:16am
July 26, 2014
Biofuel groups: Ethanol needs separate treatment in rail rules
WASHINGTON — The U.S. ethanol industry pushed back on Wednesday against what they called a “one size fits all” approach to proposed federal rules for shipping fuel by rail, saying regulators must distinguish between the often corn-based biofuel and crude oil. Their calls follow...
Energy / Bakken
July 26, 2014 - 12:02am
March 31, 2014
Supporting farmers, making fuel: After early skepticism, Red Trail Energy ethanol plant in Richardton is going strong
RICHARDTON — Instead of extracting oil from the ground, one energy business in western North Dakota is using corn grown atop it to produce...
March 31, 2014 - 9:56pm
March 12, 2014
Mechanical failure to blame for ethanol plant fire
FERGUS FALLS, Minn. — Investigators determined that a mechanical failure caused a fire and explosion Monday afternoon at an ethanol plant in Fergus Falls. A hydraulic pump that controls the damper in the dryer building of the Green Plains Renewable Energy plant failed Monday afternoon,...
News / local
March 12, 2014 - 7:40pm
November 27, 2013
Ethanol’s rise can mean loss of hunting lands
SIOUX FALLS, S.D. — Pheasants once drew hundreds of weekend hunters to Fairbury, Neb., each fall, filling the 45 rooms at Randy Brown’s Capri Motel with sportsmen eager to bag their limits. But times have changed. The native grasslands and milo crops that used to dot surrounding...
November 27, 2013 - 8:18pm
November 15, 2013
In win for Big Oil, US proposes biofuel mandate cut
Reuters WASHINGTON — The Obama administration proposed on Friday slashing federal requirements for U.S. biofuel use in 2014, bowing to pressure from the petroleum industry and attempting to prevent a projected fuel crunch next year. The move was seen as a clear win for oil...
Energy / oil
November 15, 2013 - 7:51pm
November 12, 2013
The secret, dirty cost of Obama's green power push
CORYDON, Iowa — The hills of southern Iowa bear the scars of America's push for green energy: The brown gashes where rain has washed away the soil. The polluted streams that dump fertilizer into the water supply. Even the cemetery that disappeared like an apparition into a corn...
News / agriculture
November 12, 2013 - 12:16pm
September 27, 2013
E15 now available in four large ND cities
E15 gasoline, which contains 15 percent ethanol, is now available in four of North Dakota's larger cities -- at six PetroServe USA locations in Bismarck, Mandan, Fargo and West Fargo. The blended fuel is approved for cars and light-duty vehicles with a model year of 2001 or later,...
Energy / News / North Dakota
September 27, 2013 - 4:46pm
September 14, 2013
ND politicians receive ethanol advocacy award
WASHINGTON -- North Dakota's entire congressional delegation won recognition for its support of the ethanol industry this year, with the Fueling Growth award from Growth Energy. Sen. Heidi Heitkamp and Rep. Kevin Cramer received their awards Tuesday and Growth Energy will present...
Energy / News / North Dakota
September 14, 2013 - 12:00am