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Annual 'Ring Day' to raise money, give back to community
A decorating dream in the White House: SD native spends three days as volunteer decorator sty White House
Man allegedly displays gun in Jamestown retailer’s lot
Jamestown man sentenced to 18 years for sexual assault
Federal prosecutors seek prison time for ND oil operator who endangered water sources
crime and courts
nation and world
Cranberry overload spurs U.S. producers to dump extra supply
Too many turkeys means cheaper Thanksgiving as demand stalls
Keystone XL pipeline gets Nebraska’s approval, clearing a key hurdle in 9-year effort
N.D. leads country in job creation among women-owned businesses, report says
Walmart reps, Gov. Burgum highlight Fargo sunflower butter company
place a business brief
New video game letting users destroy oil infrastructure comes under fire
Iron Eyes to ask for necessity defense in Dakota Access case
Is new Line 3 needed? A look at the law, PUC’s impending decision
The EPA is targeting ethanol subsidies, rankling Iowa Sen. Chuck Grassley
UND petroleum program gears up despite industry downturn
What your Christmas lights will do to your electricity bill
Move over, ugly Christmas sweaters. Famjams are here.
'Tis the season for wine bargains
7 Thanksgiving desserts that aren't pumpkin pie
Dozing after dinner? Don't blame the bird
Wild have had Blues rematch 'circled on the calendar'
Vikings' Zimmer says blocked kicks weren't Forbath's fault
No drama: Zimmer says Keenum will start Vikings' next game
UND men's basketball opponent Utah Valley plays demanding schedule
Wild rally, beat Avalanche in shootout
Commentary: Sen. Franken still hasn't denied grabbing women
Commentary: I'm thankful for your insults
Commentary: News conjures ghost of Bill Langer
Commentary: Did Al Franken make a bad decision, or is he a creep? Look for the pattern.
Analysis: Why Sen. Al Franken could be in a lot more trouble now
Donald & Angela
Business going well at Bowman Lodge and Convention Center
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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December 8, 2015
A modest proposal: Speakers outline proposed updates to BLM oil and gas regulations
Richard Estabrook, a petroleum engineer for the Bureau of Land Management, said its Onshore Orders regulations are a “very unique thing in...
December 8, 2015 - 9:03pm
December 2, 2015
As low oil prices sting Legacy Fund, lawmakers debate spending earnings
BISMARCK – North Dakota’s trust fund for oil and gas tax revenues could take a $212 million hit if slumping crude oil prices linger through June 2017, state lawmakers were told Wednesday as they continued to debate how much of the Legacy Fund’s earnings should be available to...
December 2, 2015 - 4:26pm
November 23, 2015
Plans for Devils Lake refinery stall
DEVILS LAKE — Lagging oil prices have stalled plans for a proposed diesel oil refinery here. About a year ago, Eagles Ledge Energy, based in Vancouver, B.C., had announced plans to build a $200 million, 20,000-barrel-per-day clean fuels oil refinery in Devils Lake. The refinery,...
November 23, 2015 - 9:26pm
Hess finishes work to ease excess flaring
TIOGA, N.D. – Crews completed maintenance work at the Hess Tioga Gas Plant over the weekend after days of significant natural gas flaring in...
November 23, 2015 - 5:45pm
November 18, 2015
Gas plant repairs will add to flaring
TIOGA, N.D. – North Dakota’s largest natural gas processing plant shut down for maintenance Wednesday afternoon, a move expected to temporarily...
November 18, 2015 - 5:34pm
November 13, 2015
Industrial Commission grants flaring exemption for Marathon
BISMARCK – The North Dakota Industrial Commission granted exemptions from its flaring policy to three wells owned by Marathon Oil, but limited the exemption to four months. Lynn Helms, director of the Department of Mineral Resources, recommended a six-month exemption for two...
November 13, 2015 - 4:59pm
November 4, 2015
PSC approves MDU natural gas rate hike
BISMARCK – North Dakota utility regulators on Wednesday approved a natural gas rate increase for customers of Montana-Dakota Utilities Co. that is smaller than what the company originally proposed but still spreads out the costs in a way that drew objections from AARP North Dakota....
November 4, 2015 - 12:55pm
October 22, 2015
Hoeven asks for new study of oil, natural gas reserves in western N.D.
BISMARCK --- U.S. Sen. John Hoeven, R-N.D., has asked the U.S. Geological Survey to update the agency’s study of recoverable reserves of oil and natural gas in the Williston Basin. Hoeven asked Dr. Suzette Kimball, the nominee to be director of the agency, to update the study...
October 22, 2015 - 4:36pm
October 12, 2015
Energy conference to focus on global oil and gas outlook
BISMARCK – The global outlook for oil and gas will be a hot topic Tuesday as an expected crowd of around 200 people gathers for the ninth annual Great Plains and EmPower ND Energy Conference at Bismarck State College. The daylong conference at BSC’s National Energy Center...
October 12, 2015 - 11:50am
October 11, 2015
Flaring progress a burning issue for North Dakota
North Dakota’s top oil regulator admits that he and the Sierra Club’s lone staffer in the state rarely agree on policy or process. “But...
October 11, 2015 - 9:48am
October 6, 2015
Man camp permit OK’d as $400 million fertilizer plant construction nears
BEULAH, N.D. -- While some man camps are disappearing in the Oil Patch of western North Dakota, a permit was granted this week for a new one in Beulah. Capital Lodge, an Oil Patch housing provider, wants to move empty units into Beulah to house workers during construction of...
October 6, 2015 - 10:32am
September 30, 2015
Judge enjoins BLM from enforcing fracking rule until matter resolved in court
BISMARCK -- A federal judge who stopped a new Obama administration rule regulating hydraulic fracturing on federal and tribal lands from taking effect in June decided Wednesday to set the rule aside until the matter is resolved in court.
September 30, 2015 - 5:04pm
September 29, 2015
BLM issues final mineral cost recovery fee
WASHINGTON -- The Bureau of Land Management issued a final rule Tuesday implementing the required annual adjustment to the fee schedule for mineral cost recovery projects, according to a statement. It will become effective Thursday. This final rule updates the fees charged to...
September 29, 2015 - 11:14pm
September 25, 2015
Firm behind $4 billion petrochemical plant enters deal with Continental Resources
BISMARCK – A Denver-based company that unveiled plans last fall for a $4 billion petrochemical plant in North Dakota said Friday it has entered into a long-term ethane supply agreement with one of the biggest players in the state’s Oil Patch.
September 25, 2015 - 3:47pm
Environmental group that bashed enforcement of N.D. gas capture policy withdraws analysis
BISMARCK – An environmental group that criticized North Dakota regulators this week for lax enforcement of a policy that requires gas capture plans for oil and gas drilling permits said Friday that it had released incorrect findings and will be reanalyzing the data.
September 25, 2015 - 3:45pm