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'Fox & Friends' anchor named State Department spokesperson
Driver killed in southwestern ND crash identified
Second annual 5K helps raise awareness about organ donation
China calls for restraint as U.S. carrier group heads for Korean waters
Pro rodeo's rags-to-riches bull proving hard to ride
crime and courts
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
Rock art ‘bugs’ come to life
Should pregnant mothers hang up their cell phones?
New study analyzes student loan refinancing process
Enjoy pizza, meet storybook characters; proceeds going toward Imagination Library
Former No. 1 overall pick Long, who played briefly for Vikings, retires
Chappell birdies final hole to take Texas Open
Always in Season: Mourning dove known for its call
Blue Hawk baseball swept by Winnipeg in 'frustrating' affair
Brooks shows his speed in NDSU's annual spring football game
Port: Senator Heidi Heitkamp took a mountain of money from special interest committees
Port: ND lawmaker says 'there’s absolutely zero chance we’ll be done on Tuesday'
Port: Heidi Heitkamp leaked her fundraising numbers early because she didn’t want you to see where the money came from
Swift: Taxes must be particularly taxing
Coming Home: Hospital hallway that once held fear now full of hope
Dale O. Anderson
Mildred "Milly" Perdaems
Heidt and Horner plan wedding
Kristianson and Kilwein
Olson and Steffan
Engagement: Pottorff and Schank
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
Perfecting 'Players': Restaurant manager on delicious mission
Worlds Greatest City Wide Garage Sale
Honoring our Firefighters
February 4, 2015
DOT partners with PSC, stakeholders on ND rail plan
BISMARCK — The North Dakota Department of Transportation will work with the state Public Service Commission and Upper Great Plains Transportation Institute in updating a rail plan covering North Dakota. “The current rail plan was completed in 2007 and with all the changes that...
February 4, 2015 - 11:08pm
December 17, 2014
Fedorchak to chair PSC
BISMARCK — The North Dakota Public Service Commission voted Wednesday to appoint its newest member, Julie Fedorchak, as chairwoman of the three-member regulatory panel for the next two years. The chairperson has traditionally changed hands every two years. Commissioner Brian Kalk...
December 17, 2014 - 11:09pm
N.D. regulators approve $240M wind farm
BISMARCK – State utility regulators approved a permit for a $240 million wind farm in western North Dakota on Wednesday. The state Public Service Commission voted unanimously to grant a permit for Antelope Hills Wind Project LLC of Santa Barbara, Calif., to erect up to 86 wind...
December 17, 2014 - 6:37pm
October 24, 2014
Oil boom raises stakes in PSC races
By Kathleen J. Bryan Forum News Service BISMARCK — One of the state’s largest oil spills, a fiery train derailment and an energy boom that shows no signs of slowing have raised the profile of the state Public Service Commission. The PSC regulates a variety of industries in...
October 24, 2014 - 11:07pm
October 15, 2014
Letter: Former governor pleased to endorse Fedorchak for PSC
We are pleased to endorse Julie Fedorchak for Public Service Commission. We have known and worked with Julie for almost 20 years on issues and policies important to the people of North Dakota. Her skill, loyalty, passion and ability to articulate the issues at hand are impressive. As...
October 15, 2014 - 5:14pm
August 26, 2014
PSC candidates introduce plan to improve Internet access
FARGO — Two Democratic candidates for the state Public Service Commission say they would make improving the state’s technology and Internet infrastructure a priority if elected. Tyler Axness and Todd Reisenauer, at a news conference Tuesday, announced a proposal called “Broadband...
August 26, 2014 - 10:09pm
August 23, 2014
Does ND crude need to be stabilized?
DICKINSON, N.D. -- What can be done to keep trains from becoming "Bakken bombs?" It's a question on the minds of many North Dakota residents...
August 23, 2014 - 6:59pm
August 21, 2014
Fedorchak touts proposal to fund rail safety program: PSC plans to spend $1M on staff for shipments
FARGO — Julie Fedorchak, a member of the North Dakota Public Service Commission, appeared Thursday in Fargo to promote the commission’s proposal to add a rail safety program to supplement federal inspections. Fedorchak, a Republican appointee who faces a challenge from Democrat...
August 21, 2014 - 10:06pm
July 17, 2014
Fedorchak: PSC oversight evolving to meet changing demands
McKenzie County Economic Development Director Gene Veeder is all-too familiar with the impacts of the Bakken oil boom. At the recent Governor’s Pipeline Summit, Veeder said the greatest frustration for people in the Watford City area isn’t housing, day care shortages or flaring....
July 17, 2014 - 8:03pm
June 26, 2014
PSC to work on state-run railroad inspection program
BISMARCK — North Dakota officials say they hope to bring to the Legislature next year a plan to create a state-run railroad inspection program to better monitor the heavy crude-by-rail traffic leaving the Bakken oilfields. Public Service Commissioner Julie Fedorchak has been working...
June 26, 2014 - 10:43pm
June 12, 2014
Axness: System defies common sense: PSC candidates want oil spill oversight consolidated
BISMARCK — Tyler Axness and Todd Reisenauer, Democratic candidates for the North Dakota Public Service Commission, say too many state agencies investigate oil and gas pipeline spills, causing a “bureaucratic disaster.” They would like to consolidate state oversight over oil...
June 12, 2014 - 11:07pm
April 9, 2014
Decision on power line through ND battlefield study area held over
BISMARCK – The state Public Service Commission on Wednesday delayed action on a controversial plan to run about 200 miles of high-voltage power lines across part of western North Dakota, including the study area of an 1864 battle between American Indians and Army soldiers. A...
April 9, 2014 - 2:46pm
March 12, 2014
Fedorchak to oversee PSC’s consumer affairs portfolio
BISMARCK – The North Dakota Public Service Commission has placed its consumer affairs portfolio in the hands of a single commissioner in an effort to improve communication with the public. Commissioner Julie Fedorchak was assigned the portfolio Wednesday. Previously, all three...
March 12, 2014 - 4:36pm
January 14, 2014
PSC’s Fedorchak raises nearly $80K for campaign
BISMARCK -- North Dakota Public Service Commissioner Julie Fedorchak said she raised nearly $80,000 last year to support her campaign to keep her seat in the 2014 election. Fedorchak said she would file her 2013 campaign finance disclosure with the secretary of state Tuesday showing...
January 14, 2014 - 12:28pm
November 1, 2013
Appointed PSC Commissioner Fedorchak to run for election in 2014
BISMARCK – North Dakota Public Service Commissioner Julie Fedorchak, who was appointed to the post in January, plans to run for election in 2014 to fill out the remainder of the term that ends in 2016. Fedorchak will announce her candidacy Monday in Bismarck and Fargo, she stated...
November 1, 2013 - 2:11pm