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'Your voices are important,' 15-year-old speaker says to open tribal conference
ND archaeologist: No burial sites destroyed by Dakota Access
Giving tribal courts access to state juvenile services could improve relations, tribal official says
Bountiful 2016 pumpkin crop overcomes last year's shortfall
Newest poll shows 'Minnesota is in play' with Clinton up by 7 percentage points
crime and courts
nation and world
RockPile gets bought out, expands
Sunoco, behind protested Dakota Access pipeline, tops U.S. crude spill charts
Tribal official urges respect in pipeline debate
Brady Wind farms south of Dickinson to be completed by December
Port: Burgum says Obama blocking Dakota Access Pipeline could spark recession
Looking for your first credit card? Here’s how you choose
Engagement: Schank and Hofland
Engagement: VanDoorne and Johnson
DSU to showcase artwork by Donna Watts
How to prevent childhood obesity
A couple of shotgun experts find out what they've been missing in mourning dove hunting
Wentz taking NFL by storm and veterans are taking notice
Defending champion UND earns No. 1 ranking in preseason poll
Local organization provides North Dakota hunting experience for injured veterans from across the nation
Vikings beat the odds, sack Panthers big time
Veeder: Connecting with grandma's memory over a slice of apple pie
Our View: Feds should pay for Dakota Access protest costs
Port: Marsy's Law campaign has been bizarre, insulting, inaccurate
Other Views: Mask comes off of Voter ID laws
Letter: BLM's duty is to protect tribes from wasting natural gas
good bad and ugly
Regina M. Bruha
Thomas "Tom" Kuntz
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
July 22, 2016
Leaders discuss future of North Dakota coal power plants after announced closure
STANTON -- A North Dakota coal-fired power plant scheduled to close within the next year may not be the last one shuttered here, a congressman and a state regulator said this week. Great River Energy announced last week it would retire the Stanton Station power plant in Mercer County...
July 22, 2016 - 8:21pm
March 31, 2016
PSC hearing about Brady Wind Farm sees over 150 people in attendance
More than 150 people gathered with coffee in hand before 8 a.m. Wednesday at Dickinson City Hall prepared for a long discussion about the proposed...
March 31, 2016 - 2:30pm
February 22, 2016
Little public input for pipeline
KILLDEER—Hardly any members of the public came to testify before the North Dakota Public Service Commission at a public hearing Monday...
February 22, 2016 - 6:54pm
February 3, 2016
PSC granted permit for $2 billion in energy projects in 2015
BISMARCK – The North Dakota Public Service Commission approved more than $2 billion in energy-related projects in 2015, the agency said this week. The siting permits approved last year included 16 transmission pipelines totaling more than 495 miles, including both new projects and...
February 3, 2016 - 3:49pm
January 20, 2016
Updated: ND regulators OK route for Dakota Access Pipeline
BISMARCK – North Dakota regulators granted a route permit Wednesday for what will be the largest crude oil pipeline out of the state’s fruitful...
January 20, 2016 - 9:28pm
November 11, 2015
Christmann: Clean Power Plan not good for North Dakota
BISMARCK -- In August, the Environmental Protection Agency released President Barack Obama’s Clean Power Plan. Although this plan has been...
November 11, 2015 - 6:15pm
September 3, 2014
PSC orders financial pledge for cost of reclaiming wind farms
BISMARCK — In a first for the state, the North Dakota Public Service Commission has required a wind farm owner to provide financial assurance that it can cover the future costs of reclaiming the site when the wind turbines reach the end of their lifespan. “These are huge, imposing...
September 3, 2014 - 5:33pm
August 28, 2014
PSC recommends final payment in grain company insolvency
BISMARCK — The North Dakota Public Service Commission voted Thursday to recommend payment to the last remaining party with a claim against the insolvent Falkirk Farmers Elevator. The PSC voted 3-0 to recommend that a judge award about $461,000 to St. Hilaire Seed Co. of Mentor,...
August 28, 2014 - 9:12pm
July 3, 2014
Adams Co. says yes to wind farm
HETTINGER — Adams County commissioners unanimously approved permits for the new layout of a $350 million wind farm near Hettinger. Pending approval from the state’s Public Service Commission, wind farm construction in Duck Creek and Holt townships will proceed as planned later...
July 3, 2014 - 11:46pm
July 1, 2014
Hebron wind farm construction approved
BISMARCK — The North Dakota Public Service Commission unanimously approved permitting construction on a massive wind farm near Hebron on Monday. The 110-megawatt Sunflower Wind project will include 59 wind turbines across 12,700 acres of private land. It will span south of Hebron,...
July 1, 2014 - 11:03pm
April 8, 2014
PSC gets $3M in grants to reclaim abandoned mines
BISMARCK — The North Dakota Public Service Commission has received more than $3 million in federal grants, and some will go toward a reclamation project in the southwest corner of the state. The Department of the Interior’s Office of Surface Mining awarded the commission...
April 8, 2014 - 3:48pm
November 7, 2012
ND PSC race draws allegations of corruption, extremism
BISMARCK -- With most returns in, Republican state Sen. Randy Christmann held a sizable lead over Democrat Brad Crabtree for the state's open Public Service Commission seat. As of 11:10 p.m., Christmann had 54 percent of the vote to Crabtree's 41 percent with 388 of 426 precincts...
November 7, 2012 - 1:41am
August 15, 2012
PSC race sets off finger-pointing galore
BISMARCK -- It's usually one of the last statewide contests listed on the ballot, and often the last on voters' minds. But few elections are more heated this year than the race for the North Dakota Public Service Commission. There are suggestions of bribery, charges of hypocrisy,...
August 15, 2012 - 12:00am