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Tribe applauds further review of Dakota Access
Bill allows $5,000 fines for pipeline protesters disobeying orders to vacate
ND city, school officials fight bill capping property tax levy increases
Study: ND tourism added up to 21.9 million visitors, $3.1 billion spent in 2015
Weather for next 10 weeks critical for flood forecasting
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
Counting on Student Loan Forgiveness? Better Check Your Eligibility Status Again
Magic, murder and mayhem; Foundation sponsors mystery dinner theater
Lauren Alaina to entertain at the Mardi Gras
Saving homeless pets; Oreo's Animal Rescue plans fundraiser
Trinity to present 'Into the Woods'
For Minn.-Duluth, mental preparation is key with North Dakota looming
Pudge highlights three elected to baseball Hall of Fame
Former Twins INF Plouffe agrees to one-year deal with Oakland
Scoreboard of January 17, 2017
Wolves reportedly testing interest in Rubio
McFeely: Ancient, out-of-touch white man in N.D. gives worst MLK Day speech in history
World of Wine: Nebbiolo -- the wine grape behind some of the best wines
Port: Gov. Doug Burgum has broken his pledges on tax and fee hikes
Welle: 15 things I want my children to know about me
Jacobs: NDSU's Bresciani notes 'unusual' ND media environment in application for Ohio job
Susie A. Fettig
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
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
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