Skip to main content
The Dickinson Press
Republicans ask Clinton Foundation to produce State Department correspondence
Mylan to launch generic EpiPen at half the price of original
Islamic State claims wedding suicide bombing that killed 15 people
Recalling the eve of destruction, Grand Forks Air Force Base veterans reflect 25 years after the Cold War
Colorado's anti-fracking measures fail to qualify for ballot
crime and courts
nation and world
Worker dies on Dakota Access Pipeline
Energy leaders partner with UND division for carbon-capture efforts
Minnesota will not appeal North Dakota coal power suit
Standing Rock tribal leaders represented by former U.S. attorney
Coal industry on hunt for funding to capture carbon
At the ranch, circle of life can be tough to witness
Texting changes all punctuation rules. Period.
Celebrating the first 100 years: Sacred Heart Monastery observes anniversary of becoming an independent Benedictine commuity
DSU welcomes global exchange students from Pakistan, Tunisia
Field day: Organic matter is ingredient for healthy soil
Scoreboard of August 28, 2016
Oak Grove tops Heart River football
Dickinson State volleyball drops to 0-4
Midgets swimming qualifies 3 for state at first meet
Schnepf: As clear as the new video boards, one thing is certain: Bison just find a way to win
Port: DHS audit revealed shameful conduct which put children at risk
Omdahl: National interests taking over state initiatives
Monke: Things are turning around at Dickinson State
Heitkamp: How I'm gearing up to fight for a strong farm bill
Brock: Small town tragedies
good bad and ugly
Ilene (Hanel) Gill
George F. Anton
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
oil export ban
December 16, 2015
U.S. on verge of lifting 40-year oil export ban in spending bill
WASHINGTON – While Sen. Heidi Heitkamp called lifting a ban on crude oil exports a “huge win” for North Dakota, the Democrat tempered that by saying she doesn't want to overstate its short-term impact. “If people think this is going to drive (oil) prices up over $40 a barrel,...
December 16, 2015 - 6:06pm
October 21, 2015
U.S. refiners oppose linking subsidies to repeal of oil export ban
WASHINGTON - The top U.S. oil refiner industry group told Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell on Tuesday it opposes any subsidies for renewable energy or other interests that would be potentially included in a package to lift the ban on most exports of domestic oil. "I respectfully...
October 21, 2015 - 11:26am
October 7, 2015
Ashford: Why lifting oil export ban can help U.S. foreign policy
WASHINGTON — A House of Representatives bill is due to go to the floor this week, one step closer to lifting the 40-year-old ban on the export...
October 7, 2015 - 5:30pm
October 1, 2015
Bill to end oil export ban passes Senate committee, but doomed by amendment
BISMARCK – A bill sponsored by U.S. Sen. Heidi Heitkamp to scrap the nation’s ban on exporting crude oil passed a committee Thursday but...
October 1, 2015 - 5:40pm
September 30, 2015
Senators seek more Democrats to repeal U.S. oil export ban
WASHINGTON — Lawmakers who want to ditch the 40-year-old U.S. ban on exporting oil will likely enjoy a victory on Thursday in the Senate banking committee — but they are struggling to garner enough Democratic support to pass the bill in the full chamber. The legislation is expected...
September 30, 2015 - 11:35pm
Senators seek more Democrats to repeal U.S. oil export ban
WASHINGTON -- Lawmakers who want to ditch the 40-year-old U.S. ban on exporting oil will likely enjoy a victory on Thursday in the Senate banking committee -- but they are struggling to garner enough Democratic support to pass the bill in the full chamber. The legislation is expected...
September 30, 2015 - 5:08pm
September 5, 2015
Report lists possible effects of lifting oil export ban
North Dakota’s members of Congress reacted favorably to a new report released Tuesday by the U.S. Energy Information Administration that lifting a decades-old crude oil export ban wouldn’t cause a rise in domestic gasoline prices if American oil enters the international market....
September 5, 2015 - 4:26pm
September 2, 2015
Presidential hopeful Rubio wants to lift 'outdated' oil export ban
WASHINGTON -- Republican presidential candidate Marco Rubio would lift the ban on exporting crude oil soon after taking office if he is elected,...
September 2, 2015 - 2:02pm
August 9, 2015
Heitkamp said lifting U.S. oil export ban would buffer Iran
FARGO -- Sen. Heidi Heitkamp, D-N.D., is widely viewed as one of about a dozen Democrats in the Senate whose votes could determine the fate of...
August 9, 2015 - 10:21pm
July 30, 2015
U.S. Senate energy panel votes to lift oil export ban
WASHINGTON -- The U.S. Senate Energy Committee on Thursday narrowly passed a bill to lift a 40-year-old ban on the export of crude oil, but the measure faces an uphill battle in getting passed by the full Senate. The bill to allow the U.S. to export oil and boost state revenue-sharing...
July 30, 2015 - 4:52pm
July 25, 2015
Orr: The 70s called, they want their oil export ban back
CHICAGO - Not long ago, during a presidential campaign debate with Mitt Romney, President Barack Obama suggested Romney had, at one point, stated Russia was the number one geopolitical threat to the United States. The president then quipped — with his usual glibness —“The 1980s...
July 25, 2015 - 12:35am
July 11, 2015
Our View: Crops and panhandling both up in area
Occasionally, The Press Editorial Board looks at the good, bad and ugly news that recently made headlines throughout our region and state. The Good Roughrider Days goes well: The 45th edition of Dickinson’s Roughrider Days festival went very well with a variety of events scattered...
July 11, 2015 - 12:06am
July 8, 2015
Oil industry experts discuss lifting oil export ban before House committee
WASHINGTON -- Continental Resources CEO Harold Hamm responded to a question during a U.S. House Committee on Agriculture hearing Wednesday morning about how quickly the oil industry would pick up if the long-standing federal oil export ban were to be lifted tomorrow. “We exported...
July 8, 2015 - 6:49pm
May 19, 2015
Heitkamp, Murkowski introduce second bill to lift oil export ban
WASHINGTON — Senators Heidi Heitkamp, D-N.D., and Lisa Murkowski, R-Alaska, introduced legislation Monday to complement a bill they introduced last week to help lift the 1970s-era ban on exporting American crude oil. The new bill aims to end the ban while clarifying some key pieces...
May 19, 2015 - 10:51pm
August 27, 2014
S&P: Lifting U.S. oil export ban will lift sector credit scores
WASHINGTON — Producers, pipeline and storage operators, and oilfield service companies will get a credit ratings boost if the United States lifts its ban on most crude oil exports, the ratings agency Standard & Poor’s said on Tuesday. Ratings for oil refiners, who have enjoyed...
August 27, 2014 - 4:29pm