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U.S. forces kill 7 suspected al-Qaida militants in new Yemen raid
An Alaska man tried to take his life. But the bullet passed through him and killed his girlfriend.
Tomi Lahren lands new gig at pro-Trump advocacy group
Essay: I was at the Ariana Grande concert where a bomb exploded
A neo-Nazi converted to Islam - and killed 2 roommates for 'disrespecting' his faith, police say
crime and courts
nation and world
Residents meet in Belfield for Q&A about proposed Davis Refinery
MDU enters power purchase agreement for Thunder Spirit Wind project near Hettinger
U.S. oil rig count recovers to end 2016 near year-ago levels
New state regulations will affect repairs of pipeline
ND oil production up 7 percent, returns above 1 million barrels a day
What happens when a spouse dies in the middle of a divorce?
DHS speech team places second at state
Swift: North Dakota proves to be just one sprawling small town
Dickinson High names graduation speakers
Trinity commencement speakers named
Watch: Carson Wentz Tuesday press conference
NFL shortens overtime to 10 minutes
Curry hits 36 as Golden State advances to NBA finals
Nashville clinches first trip to Stanley Cup finals
Jumpers, hurdlers head NAIA qualifiers for DSU
McFeely: Carson Wentz 'rejuvenated' as year two begins, Eagles head coach says
Port: Senator Heidi Heitkamp rips #TheResistance, calls it a 'waste of my time'
Garrison Keillor: One more modest proposal
Port: Bismarck city administrator asks police officers who signed mayoral recall petition be questioned
Mike McFeely: For Ailes, the goal was to turn back the clock
Frances C. Kamstra
Elmer S. Steiner
Heidt and Horner plan wedding
Kristianson and Kilwein
Olson and Steffan
Engagement: Pottorff and Schank
Staff at Bully Pulpit Golf Course are ready for the season to begin
Recipe for good: Elks' eatery, events help fund scholarships, youth activities
Hidden gem: Medora officials work all year in preparation for the busy summer season
Boots Bar & Grill ready for another exciting season
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Spring Lawn and Garden
Worlds Greatest City Wide Garage Sale
Honoring our Firefighters
January 28, 2016
In U.S. oil capital Houston, no cheap fuel bonanza for airlines
NEW YORK -- While airlines are in no rush to pass on fuel savings to passengers brought by the collapse in oil prices, the Houston travel market...
January 28, 2016 - 4:25pm
October 27, 2015
Forget VW: Oil slump more to blame for weak U.S. diesel demand
NEW YORK -- Long before Volkswagen's emissions scandal spelled bad times for diesel, U.S. consumption of the fuel was bafflingly weak. Despite surprisingly robust economic growth, rising truck cargo, and pump prices that fell to parity with gasoline for the first time in six years,...
October 27, 2015 - 10:49am
June 26, 2015
Kemp: Fuel demand stabilizes in the U.S.
LONDON -- The initial consumption stimulus from lower oil prices may be fading, at least in the United States, according to the latest round of official data on traffic volumes and fuel sales. Traffic on California’s highway network was 2.6 percent higher in May than a year earlier,...
June 26, 2015 - 3:42pm
May 29, 2015
EPA releases alternative fuel requirement plan for this year, next year: Some say its cave-in to Big Oil
WASHINGTON -- The Environmental Protection Agency released Friday the long-awaited proposed volume requirements for the Renewable Fuel Standard, with mixed reviews but also complaints from farm country politicians. Officials said it was gratifying to see the EPA try to get the...
May 29, 2015 - 3:06pm
September 18, 2014
From the plant to the Patch: Propane terminal delivers Bakken fuel to region
HANNAFORD — Officials see a new propane terminal at Hannaford as a way to combat the shortages and high prices seen last year. The $6.5 million...
September 18, 2014 - 11:42pm
September 11, 2014
Fueling up in ND: State ranks high in estimates of gas spending
GRAND FORKS — One of the only things Judy Korsmo didn’t like about her weekday commute from Northwood to Grand Forks was the amount she spent...
September 11, 2014 - 10:02pm
December 14, 2013
In US, nat gas struggles as a transport fuel despite low cost
CHICAGO — Don’t believe the gassy hype. The United States may be floating on an ocean of cheap, domestically sourced natural gas. But its transportation sector is more reliant on diesel fuel — and is using less natural gas — than it was in the 1960s and 1970s. And industry...
December 14, 2013 - 9:04pm
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
October 30, 2013
Propane shortage puts RRV farmers on pause
ARTHUR, N.D. – As the cold weather creeps in each year, Kevin Skunes usually pumps about 2,500 gallons of propane a day into the machine that dries corn and soybeans from his farmland here. His propane supply dried up last week and he couldn’t get his hands on more – every...
October 30, 2013 - 3:42pm
EPA to be hard hit in shutdown, could delay renewable fuel standard
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency will take one of the biggest hits of any federal agency if the government shuts down this week, operating with under 7 percent of its employees, according to guidance issued by the agency. Among those furloughed would be most workers at the...
September 30, 2013 - 3:32pm
September 18, 2013
Police: Gas drive-offs common in Dickinson
Before it instituted a prepay-only policy in June 2011, the employees of the Cenex station in Killdeer suffered enough gas drive-offs that they...
September 18, 2013 - 12:00am
September 13, 2013
Converted pickup saves 40 percent on fuel
FARGO -- Bill Ongstad said converting his new 2013 Ford F-350 to a propane biofuel system might save him 40 percent in fuel costs. "I figure to have it paid for by Christmas," said Ongstad, who paid $7,500 for the Environmental Protection Agency-certified, installed conversion, including...
September 13, 2013 - 12:00am
July 27, 2013
Critics decry ethanol blend switch
The option of filling a vehicle up with regular unleaded gasoline is disappearing quickly in North Dakota and not everyone is happy about it. The continuation of a change that has already happened in many other parts of the country, Peace Garden State service station fuel suppliers...
July 27, 2013 - 12:00am
June 19, 2013
Drivers get 77 mpg on Guinness World Record attempt
Drivers stopping at or passing by Frankie's West Side late Tuesday morning got a glimpse of two men trying to set a Guinness World Record. Wayne...
June 19, 2013 - 12:00am
May 17, 2013
ND gas prices rising rapidly; AAA says no relief in sight until after Memorial Day
The T-Rex Conoco station in Dickinson may have lucked out when the digital sign it uses to advertise gas prices went out recently. Although...
May 17, 2013 - 12:00am