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State to offer opportunity to preserve governor's residence
Petition signed by more than 1,700 urge school water balloon fight charges to be dropped
Attorney, lawmaker question AG brief in ND mineral ownership case
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Residents meet in Belfield for Q&A about proposed Davis Refinery
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
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In my 20s and 30s, I accepted nearly every wedding invitation; now I RSVP no
What happens when you're laid off while pregnant?
What happens when a spouse dies in the middle of a divorce?
Grand Forks native scales Mount Everest, completes the Seven Summits
Texas man lands record-setting largemouth bass using rather unconventional piece of bait
Dickinson's McNeilly, pitchers in groove as region tourney begins
Need for speed: Trinity’s Kram hoping for repeat as sprinting champion
UND lands commitment from touted Canadian prospect
Manworld tried extra hard this week to tell women 'no.' We weren't listening.
Port: In defense of the smoky back room
Five startling things Betsy Devos told (or wouldn't tell) Congress
McFeely: The Hamid Shirvani disaster tour continues
Port: Gov. Doug Burgum and the Land Board need to get in control of their bureaucrats
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September 1, 2016
United Nations group weighs in on pipeline protest
BISMARCK -- The United Nations Permanent Forum on Indigenous Issues is weighing in on the Dakota Access Pipeline protest and calling on the United States to ensure it’s complying with the UN Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples.Alvaro Pop Ac, chairman of the U.N. Permanent...
September 1, 2016 - 10:01pm
June 21, 2016
Dakota Access Pipeline to bore beneath tribal grounds in Iowa
CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa -- Work on the Bakken crude oil pipeline in northwestern Iowa tribal lands can proceed — as long as the work takes place underground. An amendment made Friday to the Dakota Access pipeline’s Sovereign Lands Construction Permit allows work to proceed on that...
June 21, 2016 - 3:30pm
January 14, 2016
Letter: Why is North Dakota waiting on the Dakota Access Pipeline?
As energy prices and especially the price of crude oil have fluctuated, we have seen the effects on our state’s economy. I guess if we have learned one thing, it is that nothing stays the same. Despite the fact that prices currently are down, we still see interest in investing in...
January 14, 2016 - 6:42pm
January 8, 2016
Jundt: Time to move forward with Dakota Access Pipeline
BISMARCK -- With both South Dakota and Illinois regulatory commissions giving the green light to the Dakota Access Pipeline, it’s time for the North Dakota Public Service Commission to move expeditiously toward approval. The 1,100-mile pipeline, which amounts to a $1.4 billion investment...
January 8, 2016 - 6:52pm
November 30, 2015
South Dakota regulators approve Dakota Access Pipeline, but official calls company ‘abusive’
PIERRE, S.D. – The South Dakota Public Utilities Commission voted 2-1 Monday to approve the Dakota Access Pipeline, with the dissenting commissioner blasting the company for "trampling” on the property rights of citizens. South Dakota is the first state to approve the 1,134-mile...
November 30, 2015 - 6:26pm
October 23, 2015
Iowa court throws out landowner challenge to Dakota Access oil pipeline
An Iowa state court has rejected an attempt by landowners to block state regulators from granting eminent domain to the builders of an oil pipeline, finding they had not exhausted other remedies. Three owners of Iowa farmland, represented by Des Moines-based law firm Davis...
News/Nation and World
October 23, 2015 - 10:23am
October 16, 2015
External damage suspected in McKenzie County pipeline leak
WATFORD CITY, N.D. – The company that operates a saltwater pipeline that leaked last week in McKenzie County is investigating what may have damaged the pipeline. The pipeline owned by Hillstone Environmental Partners LLC leaked an estimated 800 barrels, or 33,600 gallons, of...
October 16, 2015 - 12:44pm
October 1, 2015
Minnesota regulators place Sandpiper pipeline project on hold after court decision
ST. PAUL, Minn. -- Minnesota regulators took the “wait and see approach” Thursday, staying its approval of an oil pipeline with potential courtroom battles looming. The state Public Utilities Commission voted to suspend its approval of a key permit needed for the Sandpiper...
October 1, 2015 - 2:06pm
September 30, 2015
PSC approves southwest N.D. pipeline for company responsible for Yellowstone River spill
BISMARCK – The company responsible for an oil spill in the Yellowstone River this year received permission from state regulators Wednesday to build a new crude oil pipeline in southwest North Dakota. Public Service Commission chairwoman Julie Fedorchak said the three-member...
September 30, 2015 - 2:16pm
September 2, 2015
PSC hearing set for proposed McKenzie County oil pipeline project
WATFORD CITY -- The North Dakota Public Service Commission’s public meeting about a proposed oil pipeline in McKenzie County is scheduled for 9 a.m. Thursday at Teddy’s Residential Suites in Watford City. NST Express, LLC has submitted an application for a permit for the location...
September 2, 2015 - 2:44pm
July 8, 2015
Union calls oil company unsafe
BELFIELD — A company proposing a new crude oil pipeline in southwest North Dakota has a poor track record of spills and can’t be trusted to build and operate the project safely, a coalition of labor unions says. The Laborers International Union of North America plans to urge...
July 8, 2015 - 11:42pm
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
May 28, 2015
Minnesota tribe plans Sandpiper public hearing
ONAMIA, Minn. — The Mille Lacs Band of Ojibwe plans its own public hearing next Friday on the proposed Sandpiper crude oil pipeline — the same day the state will decide whether to allow construction of the controversial project. Dissatisfied with what tribal officials call a...
May 28, 2015 - 11:34pm
Landowner participation looms over hearing on Dakota Access Pipeline
MANDAN – North Dakota utility regulators signaled the desire Thursday for more landowner participation before granting a route permit for a $3.8 billion oil pipeline that would be the largest crude outlet from the state’s oilfields. “I hope in the next couple months the...
May 28, 2015 - 4:29pm
May 23, 2015
Landowners wary of huge pipeline project: Hearings upcoming on $3.7 billion, 1,134-mile project
WILLISTON, N.D. – The company that proposes a major crude oil pipeline for the Bakken says it will minimize impacts to agriculture and use state-of-the-art safety features, but nearly half of the landowners along the North Dakota route have yet to sign on to the project. The...
May 23, 2015 - 11:01pm