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Trump advances Dakota Access Pipeline, but timeline unclear as tribe plans legal action
In Trump freeze, U.S. agencies delay rules affecting farm towns
Illinois man sentenced to nine months in celebrity hacking case
Gov. Dayton reveals he has prostate cancer; diagnosed on Friday
Trump plans to keep Comey as FBI director, source says
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nation and world
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
Oil pipeline spill near Belfield estimated at 176,000 gallons
Counting on Student Loan Forgiveness? Better Check Your Eligibility Status Again
Magic, murder and mayhem; Foundation sponsors mystery dinner theater
Lauren Alaina to entertain at the Mardi Gras
Saving homeless pets; Oreo's Animal Rescue plans fundraiser
Trinity to present 'Into the Woods'
Sources: UND set to leave Big Sky Conference
NFL sideline reporter Andrews beat cancer during season
Kerr on NBA players' All-Star voting: 'There were 50 guys on there that had no business getting votes'
Steelers' Roethlisberger unsure of future, considering retirement
The mortar that binds: Jung’s defense, rebounding vital to Midgets’ success
Port: Self defense legislation would legalize what most of us would consider murder
Jacobs: ND higher ed in the crosshairs
McFeely: N.D. lifetime fishing license 'more complicated than it seems'
Port: ND Democrats have some good ideas on transparency and accountability laws
McFeely: It’s the media’s duty to shine light on hatred
Laurence "Bud" Lewison
Thomas F. Murtha
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
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
Trucker mows down Killdeer diesel pumps
A Killdeer convenience store is again selling diesel fuel after a trucker's semi took out its diesel pumps and damaged a pickup Saturday morning. "It was the craziest thing I've ever seen ... by far," said Heather Kall, who was working at Grab N Go and watched it happen. Nobody...
February 29, 2012 - 12:00am
February 16, 2012
Col. company proposes oil pipeline in North Dakota
BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) -- A Colorado firm wants to build an oil pipeline from western North Dakota's booming oil patch to a pipeline hub in northern Minnesota. Saddle Butte Pipeline LLC says the 450-mile pipeline would run from near Alexander to Clearbrook, Minn., with the capacity...
February 16, 2012 - 7:08am
January 9, 2012
ND coal-to-fuel plant gets 4th extension
BISMARCK (AP) -- Developers of a coal-to-liquid fuel factory proposed for western North Dakota have been granted a fourth extension of state aid to study the project. The extension is through the end of the year. Project spokesman David Straley says that a decision on whether to...
January 9, 2012 - 10:34am
December 28, 2011
US natural gas supply plentiful
NEW ORLEANS (AP) -- The United States has record supplies of natural gas and plenty of reasons to promote natural-gas powered cars, but so far consumers, manufacturers and fuel suppliers haven't shown much interest. A major natural gas developer's plans to vastly increase the number...
December 28, 2011 - 12:00am
July 20, 2011
UM gets US grants for $1.2M coal power studies
ANN ARBOR, Mich. (AP) -- The U.S. Department of Energy said Wednesday that it has awarded two grants to the University of Michigan to underwrite $1.2 million in research on the use of coal-based fuels in clean-burning advanced turbines. Michigan is one of nine universities getting...
July 20, 2011 - 7:24pm
April 9, 2008
Alternative fuel projects are recommended for state funding
BISMARCK -- Five experimental projects that would develop alternative energy businesses in North Dakota will be recommended for state funding assistance from the North Dakota Industrial Commission. The state Renewable Energy Council on Tuesday gave favorable recommendations to: -North...
April 9, 2008 - 12:00am