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Attempted rapist appealing case to ND Supreme Court
NDSU, university system explore deeper budget cuts.
Trump's favorite for EPA chief is foe of Obama climate agenda
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EPA orders $2.1 million fine in ND air pollution settlement
Wind farm application rejected by Billings County Commission
Protesters, police engaged in standoff at creek between camp and pipeline construction area
Standing Rock chairman applauds Obama’s comments about pipeline reroute
Obama administration sends $28 million to aid coal regions
4 Financial survival tips for new parents
Nourishing the body and the soul
Don't abandon the elderly canine
Kat Perkins appearing in "Home for the Holidays" concert
Cheers for the DHS cheerleaders
Post play to drive Tigers boys basketball
Crandall's 24 points leads UND to men's basketball win over cold Bison
New England girls look to surprise Region 7
UND's Bubba Schweigert hoping to take football program to next level in 2017
Streaky UND team hopes to build off of NYC victory
OMDAHL: Does North Dakota need two parties?
Port: Standing Rock's 2014 pipeline objection is irrelevant
McFeely: Heitkamp in Trump administration would be win-win
STULTS: Watching a piece of my childhood turn to ruin
Commentary: True or false, Trump's tweets beat the media at its own game
John R. Metz
Barbara Rose Secrest
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Beach vibe in the Bakken
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Business steady as Platinum Motorsports becomes certified
August 3, 2016
Clinton campaign studying alternative to U.S. ethanol mandate
WASHINGTON/SAN FRANCISCO -- Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton's campaign has solicited advice from California regulators on how...
News/Nation and World
August 3, 2016 - 10:53pm
July 24, 2016
Developers plan ethanol plant near Jamestown
JAMESTOWN -- A group of developers has plans to make ethanol from the stalks and leaves of North Dakota corn plants and wheat straw. New Energy...
July 24, 2016 - 12:08am
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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,...
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...
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...
November 12, 2013 - 12:16pm