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'It's on everybody': A look at child protection services in our area following three child deaths
Two Republicans, a Democrat run for Tom Campbell's Senate seat
UND's Engelstad arena governed by complex mix of entities
A doctor laced his ex-girlfriend's tea with abortion pills and got three years in prison
China agrees to buy 'significantly' more US goods and services in bid to ease trade tensions
crime and courts
nation and world
Rural doctors wear 'a gazillion different hats' to fulfill community needs
ND oil conference to showcase industry advancements
Home of ND’s first abortion clinic demolished
Let's keep the 'A' in 'STEAM': The importance of the arts in our schools
ND Envirothon introduces students to careers in natural resources
place a business brief
ND natural gas production sets record as oil production drops
Flaring policy changes keep benchmarks but give ND oil industry flexibility
Trump announces support for year-round E15 sales
Trump ethanol moves may be worse for farmers than soy tariff
Oil companies differ on plans to drill near Lake Sakakawea
Setting rules can prevent caregiver burnout
What do all the pine cones mean on transplanted spruce?
Commentary: Soul of house that once was ND's first abortion facility has stories that are hard to face
Dead or alive perennials, and how to tell
Red River Rainbow Seniors work to share stories of LGBTQ locals
Expensive fishing electronics require proper touch
Commentary: Safety spout fuels colorful encounter in the boonies
Fishing runs hot and cold for Lake of the Woods Opener crew
Yelich's late homer carries Brewers over Twins, 5-4
Cavs rout Celtics in Game 3
Commentary: The flotsam of bad ideas drifts ashore
Commentary: Rancher who ran afoul of EPA granted medical marijuana license
Commentary: We need more politicians like Mark Andrews
Commentary: Would you pay $618 a month for dog food?
Commentary: In defense of Joel Heitkamp
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A century of loving life, loving art: Dillon has plenty of parties planned
New weightlifting studio sees early success
A beautiful backyard
Veterans Pavilion, for those who served
New Methodist church honors past, anticipates future
Dairy farming is not only a job, but a lifestyle
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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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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."...
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,...
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....
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...
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...
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...
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.
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...
June 28, 2011 - 4:21pm