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Defenders of Wildlife take aim at Corps plan for Yellowstone River, fish
Measure 4 aims to decrease smoking rates, but opponents fear $70 million annual 'blank check'
North Dakota's Flying Farmer is back at stunts again
Write-in candidates certified for November election
Actress Shailene Woodley set for January trial in pipeline protest
crime and courts
nation and world
Spill reported at well site without berm
ND health department tightens up on radioactive waste monitoring
Treater leak spills oil, brine in Mountrail County
Legal challenges buy time to develop clean coal
Coal prepares for carbon-free future as industry pushes developing commercially viable programs
Veeder: Rainy horse ride triggers memory of couple's beginnings
Dullum climbs Mount Rainier with his Scout troop
Revitalizing Ukrainian churches: Priest and family from Ukraine arrive in western ND
Gabbert specializes in unlocking puzzles of the mind
Watford City to host triple header concert
Dickinson State WR Skabo earns NSAA honor
NDSU football schedules Butler for game at Target Field
Eagles' stifling defense flusters Bradford, Vikings
Bishop Ryan overcomes slow start to steamroll Heart River
No. 4 Bison rebound with road victory at Western Illinois
Our View: This time for president, none of the above
Port: Standing Rock has set themselves up to lose big
Our View: Dickinson should improve liquor laws, increase licenses
Other Views: Lawless, bullying 'Keep It in the Ground' tactics fail
Governor candidate: Focus on public education first
Anne Short Johnson
Donna Marie Schmidt
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
February 13, 2015
Baumgarten: Everyone thinks they are right
Who is right when both sides say the other is wrong? It’s a question that popped into my head multiple times this week, especially with the battle over the Keystone XL pipeline and Common Core. After all, both sides of the two hot-button issues think they are absolutely right,...
February 13, 2015 - 11:57pm
TransCanada eyes North Dakota for pipeline project
Pipeline company TransCanada Corp. is planning to ask the U.S. government for a permit to build a new 200-mile pipeline from North Dakota across the border into Canada, the Wall Street Journal reported, citing an unnamed source. The company expects to announce the $600 million Upland...
February 13, 2015 - 11:47pm
February 11, 2015
TransCanada opposes U.S. EPA on Keystone XL carbon footprint
TransCanada Corp. rejected the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s inference that its Keystone XL pipeline would help increase the rate of oil sands production even at lower oil prices and raise greenhouse gas emissions. The U.S. State Department, which is evaluating the pipeline,...
February 11, 2015 - 10:22pm
Keystone XL bill heading to Obama’s desk
WASHINGTON — A bill to give Congressional authority over one of the most controversial pipeline projects in U.S. history is now heading to President Barack Obama’s desk. The House of Representatives on Wednesday passed the Senate’s amended bill to approve the Keystone XL pipeline...
February 11, 2015 - 10:10pm
U.S. House leader says State Department stonewalling on Keystone XL
WASHINGTON -- U.S. House of Representatives Speaker John Boehner on Thursday accused the State Department of stonewalling its review of the long-pending Keystone XL pipeline, saying Secretary of State John Kerry must address the issue to make the department's actions more transparent. "The...
February 11, 2015 - 3:00pm
February 4, 2015
Marathon: Reversed Capline could move Canadian crude
The massive Capline pipeline could potentially move Canadian heavy crude to Louisiana refineries from Illinois if the route is reversed, Marathon Petroleum Corp.’s CEO said on Wednesday. Capline, the nation’s highest volume oil pipeline with capacity to move up to 1.2 million...
February 4, 2015 - 11:03pm
February 3, 2015
EPA: State Department should weigh oil drop in Keystone decision
WASHINGTON -- The U.S. environmental regulator urged the State Department to weigh plunging oil prices in its forthcoming recommendation on the Keystone XL oil pipeline, saying such a drop could mean the project will lead to higher greenhouse gas emissions. With crude oil prices...
February 3, 2015 - 10:54am
January 29, 2015
Keystone XL bill passes in Senate, faces Obama veto
WASHINGTON - The U.S. Senate has passed its Keystone XL bill, but an anticipated veto is expected to rupture the pipeline project. Senators...
January 29, 2015 - 7:34pm
January 27, 2015
Other Views: Don’t disparage pipeline construction jobs
With pipeline projects come jobs. It’s just plain logic that many people — maybe thousands of people — will be needed to build them. Yet we constantly hear that pipelines won’t be as economically lucrative as some believe, because many of the associated jobs will be “temporary.” We...
January 27, 2015 - 11:57pm
January 26, 2015
U.S Senate stops Keystone XL pipeline bill from moving forward
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 voted 54 to 37 to limit debate on the bill that would allow Congress...
January 26, 2015 - 6:11pm
January 13, 2015
Activists gather across Minnesota to protest Keystone
MINNEAPOLIS — More than two dozen protesters gathered Tuesday in a chilly Government Plaza in downtown Minneapolis to protest the proposed...
January 13, 2015 - 11:16pm
January 12, 2015
U.S. Senate takes up Keystone XL bill as showdown with Obama looms
WASHINGTON - The Senate will start debate on Monday on a bill to approve the Keystone XL oil pipeline as Republicans, who have made the project their first priority of the year, try to line up enough votes to overcome a potential veto by President Barack Obama. Sen. John Hoeven...
January 12, 2015 - 12:27pm
January 9, 2015
Keystone XL set for showdown: House, Neb. Supreme Court approve pipeline
WASHINGTON — The Keystone XL oil pipeline cleared two hurdles on Friday, setting up a showdown between Congress and President Barack Obama who has raised new questions about the project after more than six years of review. Following months of deliberation, the Nebraska Supreme...
January 9, 2015 - 11:08pm
January 8, 2015
Keystone XL clears hurdle in Senate despite Obama veto threat
WASHINGTON -- Senate Republicans on Thursday advanced a bill to approve construction of the Keystone XL oil pipeline, their top priority in a new campaign to push back President Barack Obama's policies now that they fully control Congress. The Republican-led Senate Energy Committee...
January 8, 2015 - 1:40pm
January 6, 2015
Republicans push Keystone XL bill with plan to skirt any veto
WASHINGTON — Sen. John Hoeven said he expects Congress to approve the Keystone XL pipeline, despite a threat from the White House to veto the legislation. Hoeven, R-N.D., and Sen. Joe Manchin, D-W.Va., introduced legislation Tuesday with bipartisan support from 63 senators to approve...
January 6, 2015 - 11:39pm