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West Virginia’s worst flooding in a century has killed 23
With new abortion ruling coming soon, protest clashes heighten at Fargo clinic
Census: North Dakota grows younger
Man dies on railroad tracks
Shuttling inmates readjusts jail priorities
crime and courts
nation and world
Landslide concerns prompt change in Dakota Access pipeline’s N.D. route
South Dakota ethanol industry calls for larger ethanol market
TransCanada formally seeks NAFTA damages in Keystone XL rejection
Authorities release name of Michigan oilfield worker who died Monday
PSC could vote on Brady Wind II next month
Kat Perkins releases musical tribute to late singer and friend Christina Grimmie
Rockin' Nikki and the Karaoke Guy featured at upcoming bandshell show
Outdoor Movie Night postponed until July 12
FEATURE PHOTO: No breaks for this bee
Ladybugs rescue plum tree from aphid attack
Dunn’s upbringing bred toughness the Wolves love
NBA notebook: Ibaka, Oladipo swapped
Sparks end Lynx’s record streak to start season
Wild buy out Vanek, save $5M in salary cap space for next year
Twins’ error hands Yankees 2-1 victory
Seaman: Trading freedom for false security
Other Views: UND’s ‘hawk’ logo will do
Letter: Decay in Dickinson
Letter: Urging a no vote on Richardton-Taylor school bond
Jacobs: Burgum campaign makes sense in hindsight
good bad and ugly
Lonny R. Tachenko
Roger B. Grau
Lisa (Hoppe) Zuraff
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
January 14, 2014
PSC’s Fedorchak raises nearly $80K for campaign
BISMARCK -- North Dakota Public Service Commissioner Julie Fedorchak said she raised nearly $80,000 last year to support her campaign to keep her seat in the 2014 election. Fedorchak said she would file her 2013 campaign finance disclosure with the secretary of state Tuesday showing...
News / North Dakota
January 14, 2014 - 12:28pm
January 6, 2014
PSC acts in Falkirk Farmers Elevator insolvency case
BISMARCK — The North Dakota Public Service Commission has approved a motion that could lead to the reimbursement of several people with claims against an insolvent grain company. Whatever the outcome, the case is an important reminder that farmers need to use healthy caution in...
News / North Dakota
January 6, 2014 - 7:49pm
December 31, 2013
Regulators approve pipelines for new Dickinson diesel refinery
BISMARCK – State utility regulators gave their blessing this week for two pipelines that will carry petroleum byproducts from a new diesel refinery near Dickinson to a nearby rail hub, crossing the Heart River in the process. Dakota Prairie Refining LLC, which is building a...
News / local
December 31, 2013 - 5:19pm
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...
Energy / oil
November 1, 2013 - 11:07pm
Appointed PSC Commissioner Fedorchak to run for election in 2014
BISMARCK – North Dakota Public Service Commissioner Julie Fedorchak, who was appointed to the post in January, plans to run for election in 2014 to fill out the remainder of the term that ends in 2016. Fedorchak will announce her candidacy Monday in Bismarck and Fargo, she stated...
News / North Dakota
November 1, 2013 - 2:11pm
October 29, 2013
MDU to buy power from Adams County wind farm
BISMARCK — Bismarck-based Montana-Dakota Utilities Co. has signed an agreement to buy electricity from a wind farm being built near Hettinger in southwestern North Dakota. The division of MDU Resources Group Inc. says it has signed a 25-year deal to buy power from Thunder Spirit...
Energy / wind
October 29, 2013 - 10:24am
October 22, 2013
Updated: Judge denies legal challenge to PSC campaign contributions
BISMARCK -- A federal judge has ruled against two environmental groups alleging that campaign contributions from people tied to the coal industry to state regulators were illegal, but the judge says their argument "raises legitimate questions as to the appearance of impropriety."...
coal / Energy / News / North Dakota
October 22, 2013 - 1:16pm
October 25, 2012
Endorsement: Cramer for US House from ND
Kevin Cramer has been preparing all his adult life to serve his state in Washington, D.C. He's ready. On Nov. 7, North Dakotans should vote to send him to the U.S. House of Representatives as the state's lone congressman. Cramer's determination has not been about ego, but rather...
October 25, 2012 - 12:00am
October 24, 2012
Poll shows Cramer lead
GRAND FORKS -- Republican U.S. House of Representatives candidate Kevin Cramer is ahead of his opponent Pam Gulleson by 20 percentage points,...
local / News
October 24, 2012 - 12:00am
October 11, 2012
Letter: Crabtree right man for Public Service Commission
North Dakota has many outstanding candidates this year. Certainly, one of the most outstanding is Brad Crabtree who is running for the Public Service Commission. He is extremely knowledgeable about the constitutional obligations the commission has to protect the rights of the people....
letters / opinion
October 11, 2012 - 12:00am
September 20, 2012
Letter: Crabtree would turn North Dakota PSC into EPA
This year, North Dakotans will vote for our next commissioner of the Public Service Commission. In trying to determine who I should vote for, I've researched the candidates running. What I've been able to find is that one candidate, Brad Crabtree, has gone completely off the grid...
letters / opinion
September 20, 2012 - 12:00am
June 14, 2012
Letter: Federal law on campaign contributions must be upheld
I would like to applaud the Fargo Forum for its recent editorial, "Of Course, PSC suit is political" (May 31). The editorial really gets to the heart of the fact that North Dakota has elected officials that are trying to avoid being held accountable. Both Commissioner Kevin Cramer...
coal / letters / opinion
June 14, 2012 - 12:00am
March 26, 2012
2 organizations threaten to sue regarding South Heart coal application
BISMARCK -- Two North Dakota organizations are threatening to sue if Public Service commissioners Kevin Cramer and Brian Kalk don't remove themselves from making decisions about the South Heart Coal mining permit application. Kalk said the notice of intent to file a lawsuit "has...
coal / Energy / local / News / oil
March 26, 2012 - 1:32pm
July 14, 2011
Weather plays role in Dunn County pipeline exposure
North Dakota Public Service commissioners hired an extra set of eyes Wednesday to conduct inspections of a pipeline project after extraordinary weather left a portion of pipe exposed in Dunn County earlier this year.
Energy / local / News / oil
July 14, 2011 - 12:00am
June 28, 2011
ND coal mine foes say it will hurt farming, water
DICKINSON (AP) -- Opponents of a proposed coal mine near South Heart in southwestern North Dakota say the operation would damage water supplies and hurt the region's farm economy. North Dakota's Public Service Commission is holding a hearing in Dickinson on Tuesday to take public...
Energy / News / oil
June 28, 2011 - 4:21pm