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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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Lauren Alaina to entertain at the Mardi Gras
Saving homeless pets; Oreo's Animal Rescue plans fundraiser
Trinity to present 'Into the Woods'
Royals pitcher Ventura killed in car crash
Always in Season: Owl season approaches
Midgets boys hockey hold on to win over Braves
Trinity girls basketball beats Buccaneers, snaps losing streak
DSU wrestling takes sixth at Missouri Valley Invitational
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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
October 11, 2016
Meridian Energy submits permit to construct refinery
BELFIELD—The company planning to build an oil refinery west of Belfield and just three miles from Theodore Roosevelt National Park's eastern...
October 11, 2016 - 5:50pm
September 7, 2016
Davis Refinery still in the works, project manager says
MEDORA, N.D. -- The project manager for a proposed refinery near Theodore Roosevelt National Park says the company will submit an air quality...
September 7, 2016 - 6:12pm
July 1, 2016
Letter: National park has no right to viewshed on private land
Today, it seems that nothing gets built in our country. Whenever a party tries to build a facility and create local jobs, an aggrieved third-party, who is most often neither a neighbor nor a truly interested party, stops the project with protests, allegations against the builder or...
July 1, 2016 - 12:14am
June 28, 2016
Dakota Prairie Refinery sold to Tesoro at a loss, hurt by oil price slump
A refinery west of Dickinson that was the first to be built in the United States since the 1970s has been sold at a loss, with profit elusive...
June 28, 2016 - 6:19pm
June 17, 2016
Letter: Beware boastful promises and guarantees with any refinery
Theodore Roosevelt chose the Badlands of North Dakota for his cattle ranching escapade and yet we are placing his library in Dickinson. It seems more appropriate to place the library in Medora on the existing Little Missouri River and natural surroundings, such as the architect is...
June 17, 2016 - 4:58pm
June 7, 2016
Davis Refinery decision prolonged by air quality talks
MEDORA -- Stringent air quality standards continue to prolong the planning for an oil refinery proposed just miles from the South Unit of Theodore...
June 7, 2016 - 4:41pm
May 4, 2016
Davis Refinery discussion tabled by Billings County Commission
MEDORA—The Billings County Commission—and specifically the topic of rezoning more than 700 acres of land for the proposed Davis Refinery...
May 4, 2016 - 9:52am
May 3, 2016
MDU Resources takes $7.2 million first-quarter loss on Dakota Prairie Refinery
BISMARCK -- MDU Resources Group Inc. said Tuesday in its first quarter earnings report that the low price of crude oil continues to challenge...
May 3, 2016 - 5:51pm
May 2, 2016
Proposed Billings County refinery in view of Sheila Schafer's resting place
MEDORA -- Sheila Schafer, for decades the grand dame of Medora, will have some of her ashes spread at 2,855 feet, the highest point in nearby...
May 2, 2016 - 9:12pm
April 5, 2016
Executive says proposed Billings County refinery's technology will keep air quality of Theodore Roosevelt National Park pristine
FRYBURG -- A proposed $850 million gasoline refinery near Fryburg in far western North Dakota would be among the closest industrial complexes to a national park anywhere in the country. That proximity to Theodore Roosevelt National Park at Medora — less than 3 miles as the crow...
April 5, 2016 - 6:09pm
January 27, 2016
Planned Billings County diesel refinery still needs a zoning permit
FRYBURG, N.D. -- If a Houston-based development company wants to move dirt on a new refinery site in the next 60 days, it’ll need quick cooperation...
January 27, 2016 - 5:48pm
December 30, 2015
New refinery proposed in Billings County
Billings County may soon see another diesel fuel refinery rise. California-based Meridian Energy Group Inc. is looking to build a refinery on 620 acres of land west of Belfield. It would refine crude oil produced in the Bakken. The Davis Refinery, if built, would be the nation’s...
December 30, 2015 - 5:57pm
November 23, 2015
Plans for Devils Lake refinery stall
DEVILS LAKE — Lagging oil prices have stalled plans for a proposed diesel oil refinery here. About a year ago, Eagles Ledge Energy, based in Vancouver, B.C., had announced plans to build a $200 million, 20,000-barrel-per-day clean fuels oil refinery in Devils Lake. The refinery,...
November 23, 2015 - 9:26pm
November 19, 2015
Dakota Prairie Refinery posts losses, MDU Resources puts second refinery on hold
MDU Resources’ plans for a second refinery in North Dakota are being put on hold after a volatile mix of market conditions -- largely paced...
November 19, 2015 - 11:37pm
October 21, 2015
Concerns from Mandan oil refinery lead to sky lantern ban
MANDAN, N.D. -- Mandan's fireworks laws were tightened Tuesday as city commissioners gave the final approval of a ban on incendiary balloons, sky lanterns and celebration lanterns. The ban makes it illegal to possess, use, discharge, ignite or send off the popular lanterns often...
October 21, 2015 - 3:48pm