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VA nominee faces explosive new allegations of drinking, wrecking government vehicle
North Dakota's spending transparency website 34th in nation, report says
'Golden State Killer' suspect arrested in one of the worst unsolved crime sprees in U.S. history
A Port Authority official berated and cursed at officers during a traffic stop. A dash cam was on.
SD improves teacher pay ranking, but still near worst in country
crime and courts
nation and world
Ben Carson proposes raising rent for low-income Americans receiving federal housing subsidies
Want to work for Ikea? Your next interview could be conducted by Russian robot.
Subway plans 500 U.S. store closings amid global growth
The new Gmail sends self-destructing emails - and nudges you to reply to mom
Next threat stalking American farmers is the end of cheap money
place a business brief
Flaring policy changes keep benchmarks but give ND oil industry flexibility
Trump announces support for year-round E15 sales
Trump ethanol moves may be worse for farmers than soy tariff
Oil companies differ on plans to drill near Lake Sakakawea
State makes recommendations on federal carbon regulations
After alarming findings last year, ND's tick season arrives again
Wild Mushroom Crostini recipe can be tailored to occasion
When it comes to wine, what are tannins?
COMMENTARY: Why we won't take a break from learning
'Tase me, and you'll see what happens,' an American Airlines flier said. Police did - 10 times.
Former Bison linebacker DeLuca ready for NFL Draft weekend
Audio tape details NFL's concern over Trump's anthem jabs
Basketball commission suggests NCAA ban cheaters, end one-and-done
Local talent impress at Pankratz Invite
Midgets wilt in doubleheader losses to Bismarck Century
Commentary: Senator Heidi Heitkamp begins biggest campaign of her political life…with a recycled ad from 2012?
Commentary: Sen. Heitkamp pretends at the accessibility North Dakotans demand
Commentary: Heitkamp chief of staff, without irony, says the senator’s key to success is to 'get out and talk to people'
Commentary: If Democrats want more say over North Dakota’s budget they should try winning some elections
1963 Impala was beautiful, but it fell apart
James E. Schloss
Rep. Josh Boschee
Louis L. Owen
A century of loving life, loving art: Dillon has plenty of parties planned
New weightlifting studio sees early success
A beautiful backyard
Veterans Pavilion, for those who served
New Methodist church honors past, anticipates future
Dairy farming is not only a job, but a lifestyle
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September 30, 2013
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
December 1, 2012
AAA: E15 gas blend could hurt your vehicle
Although many motorists now fill up with gasoline blended with 10 percent ethanol, a new type of blended fuel -- which has yet to hit the market in most areas -- could cause damage to older vehicles. The motorist group AAA issued a warning Friday to consumers and is asking that the...
December 1, 2012 - 12:00am
July 20, 2012
Military spending fight hits foreign oil, biofuel
ABOARD THE USS NIMITZ (AP) -- Some 100 nautical miles northeast of Oahu in the Pacific Ocean, a fleet of U.S.
July 20, 2012 - 12:00am
July 14, 2012
EPA, why fine oil firms over fantasy biofuel?
Why does America's economy feel like an SUV running on fumes? The Obama administration's laughably rigid enforcement of a Baby Bush-era ethanol mandate typifies today's regulatory climate. When Uncle Sam governs with a tire iron in his hand, U.S. companies wisely pull off the road...
July 14, 2012 - 12:00am
June 29, 2012
274 acres rezoned for diesel refinery: $325M facility planned for location between Dickinson, South Heart
Stark County's Planning and Zoning Board approved a request from WBI Energy Inc. to rezone approximately 274 acres from agricultural to industrial for a proposed diesel fuel refinery. Planning and Zoning Board member and Stark County Commissioner Russ Hoff said the request still...
June 29, 2012 - 12:00am
May 2, 2012
Small fuel spill reported on river at Wahpeton
WAHPETON, N.D. (AP) -- North Dakota Health Department officials will be investigating a small petroleum spill in the Bois de Sioux River on Wahpeton's south side. KFGO radio reports that the spill was discovered Tuesday night when someone reported a strong fuel odor coming from...
May 2, 2012 - 12:37pm
April 9, 2012
Start of 2012, March shatter US heat records
WASHINGTON (AP) -- It has been so warm in the United States this year, especially in March, that national records were not just broken, they were deep-fried. Temperatures in the lower 48 states were 8.6 degrees above normal for March and 6 degrees higher than average for the first...
April 9, 2012 - 10:40am
April 8, 2012
Spring for high gas prices: Refineries gearing up to make cleaner summer blend
NEW YORK (AP) -- Ahh, spring. The days get longer, flowers bloom, and gasoline gets more expensive. It's a galling time for drivers, and it's...
April 8, 2012 - 12:00am
March 10, 2012
Obama strikes back at GOP critics on gas prices
WASHINGTON (AP) -- President Barack Obama is hitting back at Republican criticism of his energy policies and his role in controlling gasoline prices. Obama used his weekly radio and Internet address Saturday to underscore his administration's work to develop alternative energy sources...
March 10, 2012 - 9:50am
February 29, 2012
$500M diesel refinery planned near Dickinson
A $500 million diesel refinery that may be built near Dickinson could produce a local source for consumers in western North Dakota, officials said Tuesday. "The diesel that we produce should be (put) right back into the Bakken region," said Rick Matteson, director of communications...
February 29, 2012 - 12:00am