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State-tribal relations may suffer into the future after pipeline protests
In historically rare move, Forum Communications doesn’t endorse Republican for president
Dickinson man killed in crash near Beulah
Montana judge targeted for impeachment for 60-day incest rape sentence
Daycare not linked to child obesity
crime and courts
nation and world
Spill reported at well site without berm
ND health department tightens up on radioactive waste monitoring
Treater leak spills oil, brine in Mountrail County
Legal challenges buy time to develop clean coal
Coal prepares for carbon-free future as industry pushes developing commercially viable programs
Veeder: Rainy horse ride triggers memory of couple's beginnings
Dullum climbs Mount Rainier with his Scout troop
Revitalizing Ukrainian churches: Priest and family from Ukraine arrive in western ND
Gabbert specializes in unlocking puzzles of the mind
Watford City to host triple header concert
Bishop Ryan overcomes slow start to steamroll Heart River
No. 4 Bison rebound with road victory at Western Illinois
UND leans on veteran defensemen in finishing sweep of Bemidji State
Blue Hawk seniors bid the BAC a possible adieu
Timberwolves could win 50 games... or miss playoffs
Our View: This time for president, none of the above
Port: Standing Rock has set themselves up to lose big
Our View: Dickinson should improve liquor laws, increase licenses
Other Views: Lawless, bullying 'Keep It in the Ground' tactics fail
Governor candidate: Focus on public education first
Anne Short Johnson
Donna Marie Schmidt
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
public service commission
June 26, 2015
NextEra Energy still searching for potential wind farm location in southwest ND
The company that withdrew its application to build a $250 million wind farm in eastern Stark County isn't giving up on southwest North Dakota. A spokesperson for Florida-based NextEra Energy Resources said Thursday that it is "looking at multiple options" in the area for a future...
June 26, 2015 - 11:56am
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
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 27, 2015
Long-in-making southern ND wind farm approved
BISMARCK — A proposed 150-megawatt wind farm in McIntosh and Dickey counties in far southern North Dakota gained approval by the North Dakota Public Service Commission on a split vote Wednesday. The Merricourt Wind Farm is being developed by San Diego-based EDF Renewable Energy,...
May 27, 2015 - 10:04pm
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
May 21, 2015
Public hearings on Dakota Access Pipeline set; Killdeer to host June 15
BISMARCK -– A proposed crude oil pipeline that has encountered opposition from landowners in Iowa will have its first of three public hearings in North Dakota on Thursday. The North Dakota Public Service Commission is holding the public hearings for the 1,134-mile, $3.78 billion...
May 21, 2015 - 1:54pm
May 13, 2015
State approves pipelines for Meadowlark
BISMARCK — The North Dakota Public Service Commission has approved two separate pipeline projects from Meadowlark Midstream after the company involved in a large saltwater spill offered assurances about improvements to leak detection. Commissioners approved siting for a 46-mile...
May 13, 2015 - 8:40pm
Kalk to testify before U.S. Senate committee
BISMARCK – North Dakota Public Service Commissioner Brian Kalk will testify about a variety of energy infrastructure bills Thursday before a U.S. Senate committee. Kalk will testify at 9 a.m. in front of the Senate Committee on Energy and Natural Resources in Washington, D.C.,...
May 13, 2015 - 4:28pm
April 29, 2015
Three major electric power grid projects gain Public Service Commission approval
BISMARCK – The North Dakota Public Service Commission approved Wednesday permits for three electrical power infrastructure projects in western...
April 29, 2015 - 5:41pm
April 22, 2015
Committee nears agreement on state-run rail safety program
BISMARCK – A committee of House and Senate lawmakers is close to reaching consensus on partially restoring a proposed state-run rail safety...
April 22, 2015 - 7:52pm
April 14, 2015
ND House approves cutting rail safety program from PSC budget
BISMARCK – House Republicans thwarted an attempt by Democrats on Tuesday to restore funding for a proposed state-run rail safety program that...
April 14, 2015 - 8:16pm
Hearing set for wind farm
BISMARCK - The sure-to-be contentious hearings on a proposed wind farm east of Dickinson have been set by the North Dakota Public Service Commission....
April 14, 2015 - 2:17pm
April 8, 2015
PSC OK’s two pipelines in western ND
BISMARCK - The North Dakota Public Service Commission on Wednesday approved siting permits for two pipelines in McKenzie County, one for oil and one for natural gas liquids. Hiland Crude LLC received approval for a 12-inch diameter, 13-mile-long crude oil line in McKenzie County,...
April 8, 2015 - 5:09pm
Democrats decry cutting of rail safety program from PSC budget
BISMARCK – Democrats slammed House Republican budget writers Wednesday for stripping a proposed state-run rail safety program from the Public...
April 8, 2015 - 5:03pm
April 7, 2015
Hearings scheduled on MDU rate increase proposal
BISMARCK – Public input sessions are scheduled next week on a Montana-Dakota Utilities request to increase natural gas rates. MDU proposes to increase rates by 3.4 percent, costing an average residential customer $3.50 more per month. The increase would generate $4.3 million...
April 7, 2015 - 5:27pm