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Bill Gates tops Forbes rich list
Commission approves funding for Exit 56 bypass
Netanyahu warns Obama on Iran deal, says he means no disrespect
Grafton school district has an app for that
Minnesota firearms permits down
Pipeline company didn’t use remote sensors before leak
Kemp: U.S. shale producers get no relief from rising Brent
Decision on plastic plant location may be delayed
Oklahoma company sets sights on ending flaring in Bakken
Brent approaches $61: ND rig count continues to fall
Letter: Remove the ‘gag amendment’ from trafficking bill
Shaw: No longer can Giuliani be admired
Omdahl: Legislative damage is sustainable — so far
Our View: Innovation of byproducts next step for ND energy
Letter: Dickinson needs to control growth in face of oil slowdown
Ars longa, game brevis: ‘The Order: 1886’ begs question 'How long should a game really be?'
Strom Center offers QuickBooks camp
Hope: ‘Pls send help … for a mere $10,000’
"Big Bird," oil boom, John Waters and more at Fargo Film Festival
Gwen Sebastian to debut new single
Teresa Jean Odermann Weinand
Verna Mae Tosner
One step closer: Miller, Leuenberger ready to compete at national meet
DSU sweeps Golden Eagles in series finale
Vikings communicating with Peterson
Preparing for Region 7 battle
Improving a county seat: Unincorporated Manning, the small seat of Dunn County, not immune to oil boom growth
Gatekeepers of the refinery: Lab plays large role at Dakota Prairie Refining
Coming soon: Killdeer plans for massive investment this year
Fixing connections in the oilfield: Dakota Energy Technologies repairs threads on drill pipe connections
High Plains Cultural Center serves community that built it
McKenzie County authorities searching for man following shooting incident
December 5, 2013
MSU Moorhead proposes cutting six tenured faculty, five majors
MOORHEAD, Minn. -- Under a plan outlined by administrators Thursday, Minnesota State University Moorhead plans to eliminate majors, merge several departments and lay off six faculty members to solve its $4.9 million budget deficit. The cuts unveiled made it a “sad day to be...
news / education
December 5, 2013 - 4:01pm
December 3, 2013
Trucker accused of kidnapping, abusing female relative in semi for six months
MOORHEAD, Minn. – For six months, a trucker from Utah allegedly held a 19-year-old woman captive and sexually abused her while making deliveries around the country. It was ultimately a trip through Clay County in western Minnesota that led authorities to arrest the trucker and free...
news / crime
December 3, 2013 - 9:43am
November 30, 2013
Amid prosperity, hunger growing in Fargo-Moorhead
DILWORTH, Minn. — Ashlie Jackson has struggled to find work and feed her two young children. She’s learned what despair feels like and how to ask for help — for her own good but mostly for her sons, 1-year-old Malikai and 8-year-old SeQuoyah. The 27-year-old mother moved...
November 30, 2013 - 2:39pm
November 29, 2013
North Dakota sports young skilled labor force
GRAND FORKS — North Dakota’s skilled labor workforce is among the youngest in the country. The portion of skilled laborers — electricians, welders, machinists — approaching retirement age in North Dakota is well below the national average, according to data compiled by an...
news / north dakota
November 29, 2013 - 8:35pm
November 26, 2013
Marathon agrees to fund 37.5 percent of pipeline
FINDLAY, Ohio — Marathon Petroleum Corp. has agreed to pay for more than a third of the construction cost of the proposed Sandpiper pipeline, the company and Enbridge Energy Partners LP said Monday. Marathon will be an anchor shipper and fund 37.5 percent of the cost of the estimated...
Energy / oil
November 26, 2013 - 9:40am
November 19, 2013
Moorhead man behind DQ’s Dilly Bar dies at age 91
MOORHEAD, Minn. - Robert “Bob” Litherland dispensed countless Dilly Bar ice cream snacks from behind the counter of Moorhead’s Dairy Queen. But the man who helped popularize the Dilly Bar, and was present for its invention, didn’t especially like the ice cream treat he helped...
November 19, 2013 - 9:55pm
November 14, 2013
Minn. panel asks local governments to follow sand mining rules
ST. PAUL, Minn. — A Minnesota commission designated to oversee the Great River Road is sending a message to local governments asking that they consider the impact of silica sand mining. The Mississippi River Parkway Commission voted unanimously Thursday to encourage strict adherence...
Energy / Bakken
November 14, 2013 - 7:49pm
November 12, 2013
Enbridge may move part of new pipeline route in Minnesota
DULUTH, Minn. -- Enbridge Energy officials said Tuesday that they want to drop part of a proposed new pipeline route in Carlton County that had farmers and rural residents upset. Company officials said they will ask the Minnesota Public Utilities Commission to consider a revised...
Energy / oil
November 12, 2013 - 4:07pm
November 1, 2013
Enbridge applies to PSC for new oil pipeline
Enbridge this week officially filed its application with the North Dakota Public Service Commission for a 610-mile pipeline from a station near Tioga to Superior, Wis. The $2.6 billion Sandpiper Pipeline will carry 225,000 barrels per day from the existing Beaver Lodge Station to...
Energy / oil
November 1, 2013 - 11:07pm