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Congress passes funding bill averting government shutdown
TR Symposium highlights Roosevelt’s revolutionary campaigning techniques
Fargo concert promoter pleads guilty to sexual assault
Better with a bypass: Killdeer opens new Highway 22 truck bypass west of city
Fargo man gets 10 years for biting woman’s face during sexual assault
crime and courts
nation and world
Whiting CEO: Tribal service deals could help Dakota pipeline impasse
RockPile gets bought out, expands
Sunoco, behind protested Dakota Access pipeline, tops U.S. crude spill charts
Tribal official urges respect in pipeline debate
Brady Wind farms south of Dickinson to be completed by December
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Engagement: Schank and Hofland
Engagement: VanDoorne and Johnson
DSU to showcase artwork by Donna Watts
How to prevent childhood obesity
Jung, Yoder pacing DHS boys cross country
Blue Hawks put No. 15 on the backburner
Cal Poly coach calls UND's backfield best combo in the league
Redbirds making the adjustment at quarterback after losing Roberson
Coyle is a right winger, Wild coach Boudreau says
Port: One of these idiots its going to be president
Veeder: Connecting with grandma's memory over a slice of apple pie
Our View: Feds should pay for Dakota Access protest costs
Port: Marsy's Law campaign has been bizarre, insulting, inaccurate
Other Views: Mask comes off of Voter ID laws
good bad and ugly
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
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