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SD man accused of killing infant to undergo evaluation for insanity plea
MPR says Garrison Keillor wasn't fired for simply touching 'a woman's bare back'
Former Moorhead man accused of killing cats may have tried to get another pet
Peterson: F-M diversion dam likely will be closer to metro area, require upstream and downstream water storage
President Trump asked whom FBI head Andrew McCabe voted for in 2016 election
crime and courts
nation and world
Livestock organizations seek fix to reporting air releases from animal waste
How the government shutdown ended up being a $31 billion gift to the health care industry
Facebook admits social media sometimes harms democracy
ADM-Bunge deal would create Cargill-sized agribusiness giant
Agri-Pulse: Who wins, who loses in new tax package?
place a business brief
Keystone XL pipeline gets enough shipper pledges to proceed
ND oil production moves into growth mode
340 billion gallons of sludge spur environmental fears in Canada
Enbridge Line 3 protesters block entrances to Wells Fargo in downtown Duluth
North Dakota coal production up in 2017
New animal rescue saves lives and educates community
A boy's basketball-size tumor was slowly killing him. He died days after doctors removed it.
'It’s a whole new way of seeing’: N.D. man set to receive bionic eye
6 takeaways from a study about teens' happiness and time spent online
5 places close to home to consider for your spring vacation
Bismarck's three-point barrage buries Midgets
"It was a tale of two halves": DHS girls basketball falls flat in second half against Bismarck
Two second period goals lead Mandan over Midgets
Vikings center Pat Elflein to have surgery on fractured left ankle
Former Twins slugger Jim Thome could cruise to Cooperstown
Commentary: Heitkamp's antics were unhelpful to finding a shutdown resolution
Commentary: Is Governor Doug Burgum all vision and no policy?
Commentary: Trump kept one campaign promise. The shutdown is proof.
It's time to stand up for research and extension
Commentary: North Dakota needs NAFTA. Period.
Rodney D. "Pete" Peterson
Richard M. Roffler
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
5 places close to home to consider for your spring vacation
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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
September 24, 2015
Regulators delay flaring goal in 2016, raise overall target for 2020
BISMARCK – North Dakota regulators voted unanimously Thursday to push back next year’s deadline for reducing the flaring of natural gas,...
September 24, 2015 - 4:53pm
September 22, 2015
Senate Democrats unveil climate-focused energy bill
WASHINGTON -- U.S. Senate Democrats on Tuesday unveiled energy legislation designed to hasten America's adoption of cleaner energy, slash greenhouse gas emissions below the Obama administration's goal, and help their party attract young voters in the 2016 elections. The bill, announced...
September 22, 2015 - 2:40pm
September 21, 2015
North Dakota groups urge regulators to enforce flaring policy, not extend it
BISMARCK – Activist groups urged North Dakota regulators on Monday to “get tough” with the oil industry and deny its request to relax the...
September 21, 2015 - 6:22pm
September 14, 2015
Oil production off slightly in July
WILLISTON, N.D. - North Dakota oil production fell less than 1 percent in July but held at an average of 1.2 million barrels per day, the Department of Mineral Resources said Monday. Director Lynn Helms said North Dakota’s oil and gas industry is “hanging in there” despite...
September 14, 2015 - 5:06pm
September 1, 2015
Dakota Resource Council questions timing on radioactive waste meeting
BISMARCK -- Two environmental watchdog groups want the State Health Department to show when a meeting last month on new radioactive rules for oil and gas waste was scheduled. The North Dakota Energy Industry Waste Coalition and the Dakota Resource Council have made an open records...
September 1, 2015 - 7:35pm
August 27, 2015
Reaction split on proposed natural gas flaring change
BISMARCK — An environmental group official said Thursday the North Dakota Industrial Commission should hold the line in its natural gas flaring regulations and not move back a Jan. 1 benchmark for reduced natural gas flaring. An oil patch lawmaker countered that flexibility was...
August 27, 2015 - 11:40pm
August 26, 2015
Industry not expected to meet next flaring goal, seeks delay
BISMARCK — North Dakota’s oil and gas industry and the state’s top oil regulator are asking a panel to delay the next goal for reducing the flaring of natural gas, citing unforeseen circumstances including a glut of cheap gas, stalled infrastructure projects and difficulty obtaining...
August 26, 2015 - 11:14pm
August 25, 2015
Orr: Encourage, don't ban fracking on federal lands
ARLINGTON HEIGHTS, Ill. -- In a recent article promoting his Protect Our Public Lands Act, Rep. Mark Pocan, D-Wis., argues the government should ban hydraulic fracturing on public lands.
August 25, 2015 - 12:36pm
BLM opens comment period on energy lease parcel
The Bureau of Land Management is seeking public comments on a Determination of NEPA Adequacy for one parcel nominated for competitive oil and gas leasing in Williams County for a 30-day period ending Sept. 23. The lease sale is tentatively scheduled for Jan. 26, 2016.
August 25, 2015 - 12:06pm
August 18, 2015
EPA proposes new methane emission standards for oil, gas firms
WASHINGTON -- The U.S.
August 18, 2015 - 3:52pm
August 13, 2015
Bakken-to-Albert ethane pipeline project would feed Canadian demand
WILLISTON, N.D. – A proposed pipeline would send more ethane from the Bakken to Alberta’s petrochemical industry, adding value to North Dakota natural gas as the state works to reduce flaring. Vantage Pipeline laid out its plans Thursday to the North Dakota Public Service...
August 13, 2015 - 6:02pm
August 12, 2015
Natural gas liquids pipeline approved in McKenzie County
BISMARCK – North Dakota regulators approved a siting permit Wednesday for a natural gas liquids pipeline in McKenzie County. ONEOK Bakken Pipeline LLC plans to install and operate the 4-mile-long, 8-inch-diameter pipeline and associated facilities at an estimated cost of $6...
August 12, 2015 - 11:41pm