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300 of more than 2,500 migrant children reunited as scramble underway to meet judge's deadline
Suspect in Minnesota prison guard's death witnessed his own mother's murder
Texas restaurant bans customer who left racist note to waiter
Coworkers vow to fight for more staff at Minnesota prison where guard was killed
Some migrants separated from their children struggle with whether to let them stay in the US
crime and courts
nation and world
Wheat yield predictions show huge contrast to 2017 drought crop
Tech leaders say killer robots would be 'dangerously destabilizing' force in the world
Summit's new Soul: Minnesota brewer taps ND roots for new flavor
Amazon Prime Day shopping topped $4 billion, analyst estimates
North Dakota health department outlines plan for VW settlement money
place a business brief
Xcel wins approval for another major wind farm project
ND wind companies required to plan ahead for restoring land
Lawmakers offer mixed views of Scott Pruitt's mark on EPA
Trump's coal gambit may yield political points, not mining jobs
Trump renews his criticism of OPEC for 'too high' oil prices
Beyond Boone's: Sommelier helps broaden wine horizons
Alcohol-related liver deaths have increased sharply
When it comes to politics, people are mad online like never before
A Virgin Mary statue has been 'weeping' olive oil. Church leaders can't explain it.
Cheery cherries: Galettes put in-season fruit into delicious individual pies
Francis sends 'em home: Walk-off homer caps ninth-inning comeback against Western Nebraska
NFL halts national anthem policy after talks with players union
Committee reverses course, will allow 3x3 OTs in college hockey
Upgrades in basketball never stop as Dexter Werner signs another international pro contract
UND men's basketball continues European trend with two international additions
Kindness can save lives
Commentary: Prairie Public’s antenna problem seems like Prairie Public’s problem
Commentary: Heidi Heitkamp’s political allies hire actors to play stereotypical 'cranky' and 'trusting' North Dakotans with accents
Commentary: Foolish environmental activists say they'll make Minnesota's Line 3 another #NoDAPL moment
Commentary: Bizarro world: Democratic Senate incumbent Heidi Heitkamp uses self-described Trump voter to defend her record on border security
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Frances Florence Elkins Goetz
Wilfred "Willie" Anton
Melvin and Myong Bullinger
ND farmer etches grandson's marriage proposal into field
New Rockford, N.D., woman celebrates 108th birthday
Rep. Josh Boschee
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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October 24, 2016
Oil industry workers split between Trump and Clinton
NEW YORK—U.S. oil and gas industry workers have contributed only slightly more money to the campaign of Democrat Hillary Clinton than...
October 24, 2016 - 10:19pm
October 13, 2016
Natural gas released from McKenzie County well after mechanical failure
WATFORD CITY, N.D. – An unknown volume of natural gas released from a well in McKenzie County this week after a mechanical failure caused crews to lose control of the well, the North Dakota Department of Health said Thursday, Oct. 13. A Continental Resources well about 10 miles...
October 13, 2016 - 10:57am
October 12, 2016
Bear Creek natural gas processing plant in Dunn County to soon be at full capacity
KILLDEER—A new natural gas processing facility north of Killdeer has been completed and is running at 50 percent capacity, officials say....
October 12, 2016 - 5:54pm
September 27, 2016
Floods and farms fuel jump in methane emissions
BARCELONA—A sharp increase in methane, a potent greenhouse gas, in the Earth's atmosphere since 2007 is the result of higher emissions...
September 27, 2016 - 8:35pm
August 16, 2016
Gas suppliers Praxair, Linde hold merger talks
NEW YORK/MUNICH—U.S. industrial gas supplier Praxair Inc and German peer Linde AG are in early-stage talks about a merger to create a market...
August 16, 2016 - 11:31pm
July 24, 2016
Developers plan ethanol plant near Jamestown
JAMESTOWN -- A group of developers has plans to make ethanol from the stalks and leaves of North Dakota corn plants and wheat straw. New Energy...
July 24, 2016 - 12:08am
July 20, 2016
Letter: Some North Dakotans welcome EPA rule state officials are fighting
The lawsuit filed on Monday by North Dakota elected officials attempting to prevent the implementation of the Environmental Protection Agency’s new rule aimed at curbing methane emissions from oil and gas operations is another example of how out of touch elected officials in Bismarck...
July 20, 2016 - 5:55pm
June 27, 2016
SEC: Texas 'Frack Master' bilked investors out of millions
NEW YORK—Texas oilman Chris Faulkner built a high-profile public persona, raised millions for his oil and gas ventures and courted politicians....
June 27, 2016 - 12:54pm
June 25, 2016
South Dakota ethanol industry calls for larger ethanol market
WASHINGTON -- South Dakota’s $3.8 billion ethanol industry is facing a “glass ceiling,” according to officials. Every year, the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) releases a proposed Renewable Volume Obligations as part of the Renewable Fuel Standard (RFS) program. The Renewable...
June 25, 2016 - 9:58pm
May 16, 2016
EIA: U.S. shale output to dip for eighth consecutive month
NEW YORK -- U.S. shale oil output is expected to fall in June for the eighth consecutive month, according to a U.S. government forecast on Monday, as the squeeze from a two-year rout in crude prices worsens.Total output is expected to fall by nearly 113,000 bpd to 4.85 million bpd,...
May 16, 2016 - 11:17pm
May 13, 2016
Trump taps N.D. Rep. Cramer on climate change, energy
WASHINGTON – As Donald Trump advances to be the likely Republican nominee for president, North Dakota Rep. Kevin Cramer has Trump’s ear on...
May 13, 2016 - 7:05pm
April 15, 2016
Oil production drop not as steep as expected; need for cash flow meant small decline in February
WILLISTON -- North Dakota oil production had a smaller decline than expected in February as more companies put fracking crews to work to maintain...
April 15, 2016 - 2:49pm
April 12, 2016
Oil products show returns for second year
Though western North Dakota is nearly a year and a half into an oil industry slowdown, the DAWA Solutions Group is hoping folks in the local...
April 12, 2016 - 6:40pm
April 11, 2016
‘Interested party’ definition draws fire at oil and gas rules hearing
BISMARCK – Conservation groups, labor unions and the National Park Service on Monday slammed a proposed rule that they worry would limit public...
April 11, 2016 - 3:23pm
April 5, 2016
MDU Resources completes sale of oil, gas assets
BISMARCK - MDU Resources Group announced Tuesday it has exited the oil exploration and production business and finalized the sale of Fidelity Exploration & Production Co. David Goodin, president and CEO of MDU Resources, said in a statement the move lowers the company’s risk...
April 5, 2016 - 5:52pm