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ND coal power plant shuts down after 50-year run
ND father doing better in burn unit after losing his kids in fire
Short on funds: $200k needed to begin veterans pavilion
Pentagon delivers draft plan to 'rapidly' defeat Islamic State to White House
Senate confirms Ross as commerce secretary
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
Promoting beef: Sharon Kickertz-Gerbig named CattleWomen regional director
Winning the golden ticket: Dickinson State to present 'Charlie and the Chocolate Factory'
Cafe 60 reaches out to baby boomers: Elder Care program offered in participating restaurants
Vacation with a purpose: Volunteers needed for a service trip to Zimbabwe
Klein, Henningsgard highlight DSU’s NSAA awards
Dickinson High's Martin named to West Region team
Four of Region 7’s best on display for tournament
Wild score 12 seconds into overtime to beat Kings
DSU basketball loses to Bellevue in NSAA finals, potentially ending its season
Pinke: Find ways to wage peace
McFeely: ND could reduce pain by doing something crazy, like raising taxes
OPINION: Property rights measure would have been positive move for ND agriculture
Column: What's a family farm?
Port: Group which hosted feisty Cramer town hall in Fargo caught stage managing event in another state
William "Bill" G. Heick
Leo G. Stockert
Heidt and Horner plan wedding
Kristianson and Kilwein
Olson and Steffan
Engagement: Pottorff and Schank
Hospital now certified as ‘acute stroke ready,’ with new processes, training and effective drug
New hair salon opens in Sentinel Butte
Diamond Truck Equipment serves more three generations of customers
Filling a need in Beach
Revamping New England one pipe and ordinance at a time
Honoring our Firefighters
January 5, 2016
State approves oil pipeline to run under Lake Sakakawea
BISMARCK – The North Dakota Public Service Commission approved Tuesday a crude oil pipeline that will cross Lake Sakakawea. Commissioners, who supported the project unanimously, said Sacagawea Pipeline Co. is taking several steps to minimize potential impacts to the lake, including...
January 5, 2016 - 2:17pm
Company agrees to added safety measure for proposed pipeline under Lake Sakakawea
BISMARCK – One of the partners behind a proposed crude oil pipeline that would pass under Lake Sakakawea has agreed to install an additional safety measure to ease concerns about how quickly a spill could pollute the lake. During a work session Monday, members of the state Public...
October 5, 2015 - 6:38pm
August 21, 2015
Commission wants more information about pipeline that would cross Lake Sakakawea
STANLEY, N.D – Public Service Commissioners want a pipeline company to consider an extra safety measure and provide more details about leak detection before they make a decision on a crude oil pipeline that would travel under Lake Sakakawea. The commission held a five-hour public...
August 21, 2015 - 6:56pm
Water supply project for northwest ND takes big step forward
By Mike Nowatzki Forum News Service BISMARCK – A long-delayed water supply project that would pump up to 26 million gallons a day to a 10-county area of northwestern North Dakota cleared a major hurdle Friday with federal approval of a preferred alternative that...
August 21, 2015 - 5:18pm
August 15, 2015
Island Girl yacht offers excursions on Lake Sakakawea
NEW TOWN — Karolyn Fox had her doubts when the Three Affiliated Tribes purchased a $1.2 million yacht named Island Girl. Those doubts disappeared when she took a two-hour pleasure cruise from the 4 Bears Casino to Reunion Bay and back, the yacht gliding over the cool waters of...
August 15, 2015 - 11:46pm
July 29, 2015
BLM OKs Hess pipeline crossing Lake Sakakawea
A Bureau of Land Management environmental assessment has found no significant impact related to the proposed Hess Hawkeye pipeline project, which will transport crude oil and natural gas from existing Hess facilities in McKenzie County, south of Lake Sakakawea, to existing facilities...
July 29, 2015 - 10:31pm
July 23, 2015
Company alters route for proposed oil pipeline that would cross Lake Sakakawea
BISMARCK – The company proposing a $100 million crude oil pipeline that would cross Lake Sakakawea has amended its permit application, changing the pipeline route in 29 places. Sacagawea Pipeline Co. LLC applied to the North Dakota Public Service Commission in March for a route...
July 23, 2015 - 4:10pm
July 18, 2015
When the day’s just right, ranch folks become lake people
It’s hard for ranch people to be lake people. Between trying to keep the cows in the fences, the hay baled and the lawn mowed, there’s not much time left to spend an afternoon with a fishing pole in one hand, a beer in the other and your feet up on the dash of a fancy boat. But...
July 18, 2015 - 11:48pm
June 24, 2015
Fort Peck cuts releases to slow flow into Lake Sakakawea
FORT PECK RESERVOIR, Mont. — Spring rainfall that boosted the flow of the Bighorn and Powder rivers, both tributaries to the Yellowstone River, has prompted a reduction in releases from Fort Peck Reservoir in northeast Montana. Fort Peck backs up the Missouri River, but the Missouri...
June 24, 2015 - 10:52pm
June 23, 2015
Body found on Lake Sakakawea shore identified as Minot man
STANLEY – The body recovered on the shore of Lake Sakakawea on June 13 has been identified as Tod Jerome Johnson, 50, of Minot, the Mountrail County Sheriff’s Office said Tuesday. No injuries or signs of foul play were found during an autopsy, the sheriff’s office said....
June 23, 2015 - 5:05pm
June 22, 2015
PSC approves permits for crude pipeline under Lake Sakakawea
BISMARCK – Crude oil will soon have another route under Lake Sakakawea after the North Dakota Public Service Commission voted unanimously Monday to grant a permit for a nearly $105 million pipeline. Hess Corp. plans to take an existing 8-inch gas pipeline that was installed...
June 22, 2015 - 3:58pm
June 17, 2015
Hearing set on oil pipeline that would cross Lake Sakakawea
BISMARCK – The North Dakota Public Service Commission has scheduled a public hearing for a proposed $100 million crude oil pipeline that would cross Lake Sakakawea. Sacagawea Pipeline Co. LLC applied in March for a route permit for the 16-inch-diameter pipeline, which would...
June 17, 2015 - 6:09pm
June 15, 2015
Body found in northern Laka Sakakawea
NEW TOWN -- A dead body was found Sunday morning on the shore of Lake Sakakawea about three miles southeast of New Town. A search began late Saturday night after the Mountrail County Sheriff’s Department received a call about a possible body on the east shore of Lake Sakakawea...
June 15, 2015 - 4:24pm
June 5, 2015
Public comment sought for BakkenLink Pipeline
BISMARCK — The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers is seeking public comment for a proposed pipeline that would cross the Missouri River and Lake Sakakawea from Williams County to McKenzie County. The 16-inch diameter pipeline, a project of BakkenLink Pipeline LLC, would transport crude...
June 5, 2015 - 11:13pm
May 8, 2015
Tribal members decry sewage dumping; disposal company calls it a misunderstanding
Members of the Three Affiliated Tribes are upset about sewage that was applied to land in a recreation area, but the owner of the company involved says it's not a case of illegal dumping.
May 8, 2015 - 7:08pm