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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
Jordheim's late three-pointer keeps Midgets' season alive
Midgets take 7th at West Region swimming and diving
Omaha shuts out UND on Senior Night
Grand Forks Central caps off perfect hockey season
Bismarck's Red Wing edges Dickinson's Fossum for all-around title
Port: Officers handled #NoDAPL protests with honor, dignity
Phillips: A well-timed letter reminded me to look for kindness
Little things make a big difference with gardening
Wishing loved one could let go of life should not bring guilty feelings
Faith conversations: Former presidential speechwriter to keynote women's conference
Leo G. Stockert
Maynard V. Wanner
Ankar Valery Hanson
Donna Mae Hewson
Heidt and Horner plan wedding
Kristianson and Kilwein
Olson and Steffan
Engagement: Pottorff and Schank
Kirkwood president committed to hometown, growth
More than a decade caring for the public
South Heart investing $13.1M into education's future
Clear Creek expands into residential heating and plumbing sector
Kids are "Acting Up!" during class
Honoring our Firefighters
May 5, 2014
Task force proposal would require revisiting voter-approved levies every 10 years
BISMARCK – North Dakota residents would get to revisit voter-approved property tax levies 10 years after they take effect, under a proposal working its way through the governor’s Task Force on Property Tax Reform. The change would give county and city residents an automatic...
May 5, 2014 - 5:06pm
April 28, 2014
Dalrymple won’t call special session for western ND needs
BISMARCK – Gov. Jack Dalrymple will not call state lawmakers to Bismarck for a special session to address needs in booming western North Dakota, his office announced Monday. Top legislative Democrats called for a special session in late February for infrastructure needs and...
April 28, 2014 - 6:24pm
April 7, 2014
ND considers policy changes for funding water projects
North Dakota officials are taking a fresh look at the policy for the state’s share of water projects at a time when coffers are flush and needs are massive. The state Legislature’s interim Water Topics Overview Committee will hear testimony for cost-share policy revisions when...
April 7, 2014 - 8:36pm
April 3, 2014
Brandenburg: Goehring being unfairly attacked by Farm Bureau
I cannot begin to express how disappointed I am in the negative, mean-spirited and personal attacks the Judy Estenson campaign and a small group of North Dakota Farm Bureau insiders, led by Eric Aasmundstad, have launched against North Dakota Agriculture Commissioner Doug Goehring. Doug...
April 3, 2014 - 6:44pm
April 2, 2014
NDGOP director says Hendrickson not eligible for U.S. House endorsement
BISMARCK – DuWayne Hendrickson, a Minot Republican who announced his intention last month to seek the party’s endorsement for U.S. House of Representatives, will not be eligible for the endorsement at this weekend’s state convention in Minot, a party official said Wednesday....
April 2, 2014 - 2:54pm
April 1, 2014
N.D. legislation would boost scholarships for low-income students
FARGO – As tuition at the state’s public colleges is set to rise, Sen. Tim Flakoll, R-Fargo, plans to introduce legislation that would boost scholarships for low-income students by $11 million. The legislation would expand the number of recipients from about 8,000 to 10,000...
April 1, 2014 - 11:06am
March 31, 2014
Killdeer’s Voigt joins District 39 race for dems
With just weeks before the filing deadline, Democrats now have a hat in the District 39 race. Killdeer woman Maddison Voigt has joined the race to represent the district in the North Dakota House of Representatives. According to the website meritpages.com, Voigt recently attended...
March 31, 2014 - 4:51pm
March 12, 2014
New oil and gas rules take effect April 1
BISMARCK – New oil and gas rules that include oversight over 18,000 miles of gathering pipelines have received final approval and will take effect April 1. Changes to the state’s oil and gas regulations approved by the North Dakota Industrial Commission in December were presented...
March 12, 2014 - 1:28pm
March 11, 2014
Other views: Triplett proves Legislature not owned by oil
A verbal spanking administered to a Bismarck-based engineering firm provides a glimmer of hope that the North Dakota Legislature has not yet become a wholly owned subsidiary of the oil and gas industry. Sen. Connie Triplett, D-Grand Forks, let fly at KLJ because the company has not...
March 11, 2014 - 6:32pm
March 10, 2014
Dalrymple: Special session decision in April
BISMARCK — Gov. Jack Dalrymple said Monday he expects to decide sometime in April whether to call the state Legislature into special session to address pressing needs facing cities and counties affected by western North Dakota’s oil bonanza. And while he wouldn’t say which...
March 10, 2014 - 11:29pm
February 24, 2014
Democrats seek special session to address western N.D. needs
BISMARCK – Democratic-NPL Party lawmakers asked Republican Gov. Jack Dalrymple on Monday to call a special legislative session to address infrastructure and other needs facing counties and cities in North Dakota’s Oil Patch. “We cannot wait until the 2015 session to address...
February 24, 2014 - 10:46am
February 22, 2014
In the off-year: Oil country plans for next session
In the Oil Patch, a lot can change in a day. When the Legislature reconvenes next January, it will have to address what’s changed in two years. Legislators say funding for the oil-impacted western region of North Dakota is getting better, but it’s not quite enough to catch up....
February 22, 2014 - 11:19pm
February 12, 2014
Meyer: Allow Democrats to have say in Legislature
I’ve often heard that one definition of insanity is doing the same thing over and over and expecting different results. Maybe it is a stretch, but I think that defines our approach to funding infrastructure needs in the Bakken. I was somewhat surprised to see an article that the...
February 12, 2014 - 6:21pm
February 11, 2014
District 37 GOP endorses 3 candidates
Three individuals have been endorsed by District 37 Republicans to represent the party on the June primary ballot for the state legislature. Sen. Rich Wardner, Rep. Vicky Steiner, and Dickinson Park Board President Mike Lefor have been selected, according to a release sent out last...
February 11, 2014 - 9:14pm
January 29, 2014
Letter: Where are the good people in the Legislature?
Where are all the good people? There must be good, honest people who will sit on a citizen Legislature and make decisions based on what’s good for the state, and not to serve their own interests. I’m fed up with legislators who encourage more and more oil activity because that’s...
January 29, 2014 - 9:25pm