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Vacancies up, room rates down for Oil Patch hotels
N.D. delegates enter Dem convention spilt between Clinton, Sanders
Press Pass: Dickinson rental prices and occupancy in free fall, Clinton tabs Virginia Sen. Tim Kaine as running mate, Stark County Commission approves courthouse renovation contract, DirecTV viewers in western N.D. still without ABC affiliate KMBY
German-Iranian gunman kills at least nine in Munich shopping mall
Former KKK leader David Duke to run for U.S. Senate
crime and courts
nation and world
Minnesota man accused of defrauding Bakken RV park investors
Leaders discuss future of North Dakota coal power plants after announced closure
With largest-ever N.D. wind farm planned, regulator blames coal plant closing on wind power
Enbridge reaches $172M settlement for Kalamazoo spill
Halliburton sees ‘modest uptick’ in rig count this year
Reducing children's exposure to violence starts with ‘stronger political will’
Irsfeld: Where to turn for relief from joint pain, arthritis
VCRs -- an ‘80s living room wonder -- to go out of production this month
Community Health Needs Assessment report available online
Riding for veterans: American Legion Riders chapter plans Legacy Benefit Run
Gibson’s strong outing helps Twins edge Boston
Scoreboard of July 22, 2016
Stroh now fifth in saddle bronc riding after second go at NHSFR
James Hayden named new head coach of Dickinson High girls golf program
Cowboys RB Elliott denies accusations of domestic violence
Port: Our increasingly Orwellian society
McFeely: Sorry, Chancellor Hagerott, individuals matter
Letter: Election results upset the status quo
Letter: Some North Dakotans welcome EPA rule state officials are fighting
Other Views: Let governor’s residence construction proceed
good bad and ugly
Diane K. Berger
Anton "Tony" Kralicek
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
June 25, 2016
TransCanada formally seeks NAFTA damages in Keystone XL rejection
TORONTO — TransCanada Corp is formally requesting arbitration over U.S. President Barack Obama’s rejection of the Keystone XL pipeline, seeking $15 billion in damages, the company said in legal papers dated Friday. TransCanada submitted a notice for an arbitration claim in January...
June 25, 2016 - 9:54pm
April 4, 2016
Oil falls on growing doubts producers will freeze output
NEW YORK -- Oil prices fell on Monday, with Brent touching one-month lows as investors doubted that producers will freeze output to rein in a worldwide glut. U.S. crude prices briefly bounced off session lows after an outage on a major pipeline raised concerns about delivery to the...
April 4, 2016 - 12:26pm
January 26, 2015
Senate blocks Keystone XL pipeline
WASHINGTON — Democrats in the U.S. Senate blocked the Keystone XL pipeline bill from moving forward on Monday, but supporters of the project vowed to push ahead and eventually get a vote on the measure. The Senate failed to get the 60 votes needed to limit debate, voting...
January 26, 2015 - 9:58pm
June 16, 2014
API: Approve Keystone KX for jobs
As a Senate committee nears a meeting where it’ll take up a bill to approve the Keystone XL pipeline, the oil industry is again calling for a speedy approval, citing job creation. American Petroleum Institute President Jack Gerard hosted Sean McGarvey, president of AFL-CIO’s...
June 16, 2014 - 11:00pm
April 24, 2014
Industry poll: 70 percent Americans support Keystone XL
The American Petroleum Institute is using a new poll to show Americans’ support for the long-delayed Keystone XL pipeline. With the latest delay -- the State Department on Friday said federal agencies needed more time to review the project in light of a Nebraska court dispute...
April 24, 2014 - 3:08pm
March 4, 2014
Keystone XL pipeline will be built, TransCanada CEO predicts
HOUSTON — The controversial Keystone XL pipeline will receive President Barack Obama’s blessing and be built to transport crude oil from Canada to Texas, TransCanada CEO Russ Girling predicted on Tuesday. Girling’s confidence helps project a sense of inevitability around...
March 4, 2014 - 5:28pm
January 31, 2014
Energy Secretary: Ability to transport US oil, gas lags booming output
WASHINGTON — The energy boom of the past decade that has boosted oil and gas production in the United States has outpaced the development of critical infrastructure to transport the raw and refined materials, U.S. Energy Secretary Ernest Moniz said Thursday. Reflecting on a spate...
January 31, 2014 - 7:01pm
May 23, 2013
House passes Cramer-sponsored bill to speed Keystone pipeline
WASHINGTON - The U.S. House of Representatives on Wednesday passed a bill that would approve the Keystone XL pipeline without the president's signature. The Northern Route Approval Act, co-sponsored by Rep. Kevin Cramer, R-N.D., would allow TransCanada Corp. to construct the pipeline...
May 23, 2013 - 12:00am
May 11, 2013
Mr. Helms goes to Washington
As the road to the Keystone XL pipeline's approval or rejection trudges on, North Dakota Director of Mineral Resources Lynn Helms visited Washington, D.C., this week in an effort to tout the pipeline and the advantages it would present the Peace Garden State. Testifying before two...
May 11, 2013 - 12:00am
March 12, 2013
Other Views: State says Keystone best option
The long-awaited U.S. State Department report on the proposed Keystone XL pipeline confirms what project supporters have been saying for months: A state-of-the-art underground pipeline to carry Alberta tar sands crude oil from Canada to the U.S. Gulf Coast is environmentally far safer...
March 12, 2013 - 12:00am
January 2, 2013
District judge won't block suit against pipeline
January 2, 2013 - 12:00am
June 30, 2012
Borscht draws Post: Washington's top newspaper explores ND oil boom
When Jack Wandler, owner of Jack's Family Restaurant and Catering in Dickinson, answered a knock at the back door to conduct an interview Tuesday,...
June 30, 2012 - 12:00am
May 17, 2012
Neb. hearings on oil pipeline route draw big crowd
ALBION, Neb. (AP) -- Nebraska's hearings on the new proposed route for TransCanada's Keystone XL pipeline from Canada are drawing big crowds. The Columbus Telegram reports that more than 160 people attended Wednesday's meeting in Albion. Pipeline opponents objected to the original...
May 17, 2012 - 11:09am
April 10, 2012
Natural gas company proposes ND-Okla. oil pipeline
BISMARCK -- A natural gas company on Monday announced a proposal to get into the crude oil business by building its own 1,300-mile oil pipeline from North Dakota to the nation's biggest storage terminal in central Oklahoma. Tulsa, Okla.-based Oneok Partners LP said the proposed Bakken...
April 10, 2012 - 12:00am
March 30, 2012
Bill to resume Neb. Keystone XL study advances
LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) -- A bill that would let Nebraska resume its environmental study of the proposed Keystone XL pipeline won first-round approval from lawmakers Thursday, while critics warned that the state was exposing itself to a legal challenge. Lawmakers voted 35-2 on the measure...
March 30, 2012 - 7:54am