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Negotiations between protesters, law enforcement break down
Jury debating murder fate of Spirit Lake Nation man accused of stabbing man in heart
DPS under investigation, parent alleges rooms used without parental consent
Police Blotter: Camper stolen from RV parking lot
Dog handlers not licensed to work security
crime and courts
nation and world
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
Coal prepares for carbon-free future as industry pushes developing commercially viable programs
Veeder: Rainy horse ride triggers memory of couple's beginnings
Dullum climbs Mount Rainier with his Scout troop
Revitalizing Ukrainian churches: Priest and family from Ukraine arrive in western ND
Gabbert specializes in unlocking puzzles of the mind
Watford City to host triple header concert
Trinity volleyball earns win on senior night over Beach
Blue Hawks, Black Hills State to renew old rivalry
Heart River to add baseball in spring
Former UND standouts make NHL debuts, more to come
Wild use another second-period explosion to blow past Bruins
OMDAHL: Lack of research endangers Marsy's Law
JACOBS: Election could gauge party loyalty in North Dakota
Forum editorial: Re-elect Cramer to House
Our View: This time for president, none of the above
Port: Standing Rock has set themselves up to lose big
Elizabeth "Liz" Bobb
Carol Ann Zimmermann
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
August 29, 2016
MontanaGrow turns rocks into fertilizer
BONNER, Mont. — When people think of agriculture, growing rocks might be the last crop that comes to mind. But for MontanaGrow Natural...
August 29, 2016 - 8:43pm
September 7, 2015
Man camp pitches for site near Beulah
BEULAH — A major work camp operator feeling a pinch in the Oil Patch is eyeing the flood of workers coming in to build a $400 million urea fertilizer plant near Beulah. Capital Lodge, whose heyday as an industrial camp for 1,100 oil workers is over, made a pitch last week to the...
September 7, 2015 - 10:13pm
September 3, 2015
Unintended consequences of ensuring safety
As a way to ensure safety of hazardous chemical products, the Occupational Safety and Health Administration has tightened regulations on retailers...
September 3, 2015 - 11:09pm
May 2, 2015
Fertilizer plant near Grand Forks to bring more access to fertilizers
GRAND FORKS — Northern Plains Nitrogen, the massive fertilizer plant planned for northwest of Grand Forks, is billed as a major creator of jobs, but project planners also say it will help bring access to a type of fertilizer that’s currently expensive to ship into the market. Calvin...
May 2, 2015 - 8:53pm
February 27, 2015
Farmers store fertilizer to fight dealers’ pricing power
WINNIPEG — Canadian farmers are plowing profits from bumper crops into fertilizer storage facilities to mitigate the pricing power held by major retailers and producers. Having their own storage lets farmers buy nutrients more cheaply during the off-season and creates fewer transport...
February 27, 2015 - 9:04pm
February 16, 2015
Fertilizer plant looking for water through pipeline to Missouri River
JAMESTOWN — Without water, a proposed fertilizer plant near Jamestown can’t be built. CHS Inc. announced in late 2014 it would continue with plans to construct a $3 billion fertilizer plant to open in 2018. Since then, it has failed to find a local source of water to operate...
February 16, 2015 - 11:18pm
September 8, 2014
CHS officials explain fertilizer production
JAMESTOWN -- The process of creating fertilizer out of natural gas could literally be described as pulling nitrogen out of the air. CHS announced Friday that it is proceeding with construction of a $3 billion plant northeast of Jamestown that will turn natural gas from North Dakota’s...
September 8, 2014 - 10:13am
September 5, 2014
Company to use Bakken’s natural gas
North Dakota farmer-leaders say they’re happy CHS Inc. has decided to re-engage in a proposed $3 billion fertilizer project at Spiritwood. Mark Watne, president of the North Dakota Farmers Union in Jamestown, said his organization started looking at the feasibility of this kind...
September 5, 2014 - 11:52pm
CHS commits to build $3 billion fertilizer plant
JAMESTOWN — CHS announced Friday it is proceeding with the construction of a $3 billion plant that will turn natural gas from the North Dakota’s oilfields into nitrogen fertilizer for the region’s farmers. The CHS Board of Directors’ approval means construction could start...
September 5, 2014 - 10:33am
May 27, 2014
BNSF unit trains up: Single cars still slow
FARGO — Burlington Northern Santa Fe Railway is reporting some improvement on delays in agricultural shipments on unit trains and mixed results on single cars. “Ag traffic for the last five weeks is the highest we’ve seen since November 2013,” said John Miller, BNSF...
May 27, 2014 - 3:17pm
May 16, 2014
Spring fever: How to fix eight common lawn problems
This weekend, residents throughout the region will head out to their lawns, fields and gardens for much-needed spring mowing, seeding and fertilizing....
May 16, 2014 - 6:50pm
Up against deadline: Farmers work hard to meet planting insurance dates
Fieldwork has been delayed even further as cool, wet weather has persisted statewide, but farmers are working hard to meet crop planting insurance...
May 16, 2014 - 12:00am
April 15, 2014
Federal board orders fertilizer delivery plans
A federal regulatory agency on Tuesday ordered two major railroads to report their plans to ensure fertilizer shipments for spring planting. The Surface Transportation Board is requiring BNSF Railway and Canadian Pacific Railway to present their plans by Friday. The railroads are...
April 15, 2014 - 10:23pm
April 14, 2014
Oil traffic may delay US fertilizer shipments, farmers warn
WASHINGTON — Increasing use of railroads to ship crude oil could disrupt fertilizer cargo this spring as Midwest farmers prepare for planting, U.S. agriculture leaders warn, even as one railroad said on Monday it will take steps to ensure timely deliveries. The planting season...
April 14, 2014 - 4:21pm
May 10, 2013
Access to water, gas, transportation key in Grand Forks' selection for fertilizer plant
GRAND FORKS - The selection of 320 acres northwest of town as the site of a proposed $1.5 billion fertilizer production plant came down to plentiful land and water, said developers, announcing the project Thursday. "I do drool over that site. It's as good as it gets," said Larry...
May 10, 2013 - 12:00am