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Jail debacle cost Ward County taxpayers more than $300K
ND Cowboy Hall of Fame opening 2017 season
Former 'Bachelor' Chris Soules arrested for leaving scene of deadly crash, TMZ reports
East Coast refiners eye Texas oil as North Dakota alternative
Lawmakers advance two anti-abortion bills, but Dayton says he'll veto them
crime and courts
nation and world
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
Oil pipeline spill near Belfield estimated at 176,000 gallons
Rock art ‘bugs’ come to life
Should pregnant mothers hang up their cell phones?
New study analyzes student loan refinancing process
Enjoy pizza, meet storybook characters; proceeds going toward Imagination Library
Golfers get relief from armchair judges watching video
Peterson agrees to terms with Saints, who open at Minnesota
Earnhardt Jr. to retire at end of NASCAR season
Dozier's three-run double provides Twins with 3-2 win
Third-grader Mickellyn Walker wins national free throw contest
McFeely: NDSU rejects land swap
Port: House members laugh as they vote down 'Dollar Doug' amendment
Port: Senator Heidi Heitkamp took a mountain of money from special interest committees
Port: ND lawmaker says 'there’s absolutely zero chance we’ll be done on Tuesday'
Port: Heidi Heitkamp leaked her fundraising numbers early because she didn’t want you to see where the money came from
Mary Margaret Wolf
Bryan Wayne Cooper
Patricia "Patsy" Jost
Heidt and Horner plan wedding
Kristianson and Kilwein
Olson and Steffan
Engagement: Pottorff and Schank
Staff at Bully Pulpit Golf Course are ready for the season to begin
Recipe for good: Elks' eatery, events help fund scholarships, youth activities
Hidden gem: Medora officials work all year in preparation for the busy summer season
Boots Bar & Grill ready for another exciting season
Perfecting 'Players': Restaurant manager on delicious mission
Worlds Greatest City Wide Garage Sale
Honoring our Firefighters
January 19, 2017
Energy Secretary nominee believed to be a good fit for North Dakota
President-elect Donald Trump's nominee for energy secretary, former Texas Gov. Rick Perry, attended his confirmation hearing on Thursday. Perry was named Trump's nominee for energy secretary in December—the same year, in which Perry ran unsuccessfully for the republican presidential...
January 19, 2017 - 7:35pm
December 26, 2016
CenturyLink to update telephone service around Belfield
BISMARCK—The North Dakota Public Service Commission approved an agreement that requires CenturyLink to improve phone service to some western North Dakota communities and includes a commitment of $2.66 million in infrastructure improvements. The order comes after the commission...
December 26, 2016 - 7:20pm
December 22, 2016
Downsized N.D. wind farm approved on split vote
BISMARCK — The North Dakota Public Service Commission issued a permit that has downsized what had been planned as the largest wind farm...
December 22, 2016 - 9:53pm
December 14, 2016
Christmann elected new PSC chairman
BISMARCK -- The North Dakota Public Service Commission will have a new chairman next month, and he’ll be wielding a gavel he himself carved in shop class decades ago. Commissioner Randy Christmann was voted the new chairman of the commission during the board’s meeting Wednesday...
December 14, 2016 - 5:51pm
Wind turbine project near Minot needs permit renewal
BISMARCK -- A company holding a permit for a wind energy project in McHenry County in north-central North Dakota near Minot that hasn't yet been constructed will need to meet early next year with state regulators to get a renewal. Wilmington, Del.-based Meadowlark Wind I LLC was given...
December 14, 2016 - 5:49pm
October 19, 2016
Our View: Four for ND state offices
In races for four state constitutional offices on the North Dakota ballot, the best choices are incumbent Julie Fedorchak for public service commissioner, incumbent Kelly Schmidt for treasurer, incumbent Kirsten Baesler for superintendent of public instruction and newcomer Jon Godfread...
October 19, 2016 - 11:21pm
September 29, 2016
Pipeline subject of Public Service Commission debate
FARGO — The Dakota Access Pipeline was a topic of debate Thursday afternoon among candidates for one seat on the three-person North Dakota...
September 29, 2016 - 8:52pm
August 9, 2016
Letter: When it comes to electricity, am I missing something?
Am I missing something here? The coal-fired power plant in Stanton has announced they will be closing down for lack of market. They cannot produce electricity for what the market will pay. At the same time, the Public Service Commission is issuing permits for wind farms as fast as...
August 9, 2016 - 6:01pm
August 5, 2016
Former worker says lake at risk of oil leak, pipeline contractor defends workmanship
NEW TOWN – A former crew member on an oil pipeline under construction in North Dakota claims that pipe installed under Lake Sakakawea was not...
August 5, 2016 - 5:07pm
July 7, 2016
Press Pass: Davis Refinery rezoning approved by Billings County, PSC approves Brady Wind II in Hettinger County, EPA rules would hurt N.D. effort to curb flaring, Helms says, Bond reduction denied for 2 in methamphetamine case
Here’s some of our top stories from Wednesday’s edition. It’s your Press Pass to some of the best stories we bring you every day. Want...
July 7, 2016 - 6:00am
June 23, 2016
Press Pass: Tornado damage near Mott, UND reveals new logo, Police Blotter
Here’s some of our top stories from Thursday’s edition. It’s your Press Pass to some of the best stories we bring you every day. Want your Press Pass fast? Sign up for our email alerts. Tornado touches down near Mott; wind damages Hettinger County farms Gayle Olson held onto...
June 23, 2016 - 6:00am
June 22, 2016
PSC could vote on Brady Wind II next month
The North Dakota Public Service Commission could vote on the 72-turbine Brady Wind Energy Center II project proposed for northern Hettinger County as soon as next month. Commissioner Brian Kalk said the PSC's first work session on Tuesday to discuss the wind farm "went very smoothly"...
June 22, 2016 - 4:24pm
PSC approves NextEra's $153M wind farm near Bismarck
BISMARCK – North Dakota utility regulators gave a Florida company their blessing Wednesday to build a $153 million wind farm near the capital...
June 22, 2016 - 2:58pm
June 19, 2016
Western North Dakota in the midst of a wind boom
While the oil boom in North Dakota may be over, the recent wind boom could be here to stay. In the past decade, there have been more than 400...
June 19, 2016 - 12:55am
May 27, 2016
PSC inches closer to Brady Wind decision
BISMARCK—A decision on the proposed 87-turbine wind farm in southern Stark County is closer to being made. The Public Service Commission...
May 27, 2016 - 9:19pm