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Biden calls for Russia sanctions to stay as Trump moots deal
Arctic Apples will test appetite for genetically modified produce
Farmland rental rates dropping overall
Strength of bison market comes through at frigid sale
Knutson: Why people are mad at farmers
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
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OUR VIEW: DSU nursing program too valuable to be eliminated
Shirley A. Dvorak
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New tellings of old museum stories
Beach vibe in the Bakken
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public service commission
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
March 30, 2015
Marred by recent spill, pipeline company outlines next project
CROSBY, N.D. – The Public Service Commission pressed a pipeline company for details Monday about how it would detect spills in a proposed crude...
March 30, 2015 - 7:30pm
March 23, 2015
PSC to hold hearing in Crosby over proposed Meadowlark Midstream pipeline
CROSBY, N.D. – The North Dakota Public Service Commission will hold a public hearing on Monday for a crude oil pipeline proposed by a company cleaning up after a major saltwater pipeline spill near Williston. Meadowlark Midstream Co. proposes to construct a 46-mile pipeline...
March 23, 2015 - 6:57pm
March 19, 2015
Wind farm proposed in Stark County
TAYLOR, N.D. - A wind farm could be coming to Stark County, and with it concerns on how it will affect neighboring landowners. Dickinson...
March 19, 2015 - 6:09am
March 18, 2015
Meadowlark Midstream offers reassurances after recent spill
WILLISTON, N.D. – The company responsible for the largest saltwater pipeline spill in North Dakota’s history answered questions Wednesday about lessons learned as it proposes to build new crude oil pipelines in the state. Meadowlark Midstream and Epping Transmission Co., both...
March 18, 2015 - 7:09pm
February 23, 2015
Hearing set on Williston power plant
WILLISTON — The North Dakota Public Service Commission will hold a public hearing next week about a proposed expansion of the Pioneer Generation Station in Williams County. Basin Electric proposes to expand the facility 15 miles northwest of Williston to meet the growing electricity...
February 23, 2015 - 10:26pm
February 4, 2015
DOT partners with PSC, stakeholders on ND rail plan
BISMARCK — The North Dakota Department of Transportation will work with the state Public Service Commission and Upper Great Plains Transportation Institute in updating a rail plan covering North Dakota. “The current rail plan was completed in 2007 and with all the changes that...
February 4, 2015 - 11:08pm
January 29, 2015
PSC approves nearly $3 billion in energy related permits in 2014
BISMARCK -- Siting permits approved by the Public Service Commission for energy-related projects totalled more than $2.7 billion in 2014, up from more than $1 billion in 2013. The permits included more than 300 miles of transmission lines, more than 350 miles of pipelines, two...
January 29, 2015 - 2:53pm
December 17, 2014
Fedorchak to chair PSC
BISMARCK — The North Dakota Public Service Commission voted Wednesday to appoint its newest member, Julie Fedorchak, as chairwoman of the three-member regulatory panel for the next two years. The chairperson has traditionally changed hands every two years. Commissioner Brian Kalk...
December 17, 2014 - 11:09pm
N.D. regulators approve $240M wind farm
BISMARCK – State utility regulators approved a permit for a $240 million wind farm in western North Dakota on Wednesday. The state Public Service Commission voted unanimously to grant a permit for Antelope Hills Wind Project LLC of Santa Barbara, Calif., to erect up to 86 wind...
December 17, 2014 - 6:37pm