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Reports: Two more women accuse Sen. Al Franken of groping them
Philippines to extradite ex-priest accused of abusing two North Dakota boys
Labor complaint claims degrading practices, discrimination by NDUS leader
Standing Rock woman, boyfriend will spend decades in prison in beating death of 5-year-old
Three men sentenced in $10,000 blackjack table scam at northeast SD Indian casino
crime and courts
nation and world
Cranberry overload spurs U.S. producers to dump extra supply
Too many turkeys means cheaper Thanksgiving as demand stalls
Keystone XL pipeline gets Nebraska’s approval, clearing a key hurdle in 9-year effort
N.D. leads country in job creation among women-owned businesses, report says
Walmart reps, Gov. Burgum highlight Fargo sunflower butter company
place a business brief
New video game letting users destroy oil infrastructure comes under fire
Iron Eyes to ask for necessity defense in Dakota Access case
Is new Line 3 needed? A look at the law, PUC’s impending decision
The EPA is targeting ethanol subsidies, rankling Iowa Sen. Chuck Grassley
UND petroleum program gears up despite industry downturn
7 Thanksgiving desserts that aren't pumpkin pie
Dozing after dinner? Don't blame the bird
My honest list of thanks
Sending warm thoughts to veterans; women make patriotic quilts
'A Magical Medora Christmas' on the road: show includes stops at Dickinson and Medora
Timberwolves hand Magic sixth straight loss
Miller, Ward return to form as Bison men defeat Florida A&M
Wild hand Sabres seventh straight loss
Masy Kuntz named to Class B volleyball All-Tournament team
Vikings LB Emmanuel Lamur: Meeting Cuban relatives 'a blessing to think of on Thanksgiving'
Commentary: I'm thankful for your insults
Commentary: News conjures ghost of Bill Langer
Commentary: Did Al Franken make a bad decision, or is he a creep? Look for the pattern.
Analysis: Why Sen. Al Franken could be in a lot more trouble now
Garrison Keillor: It's Thanksgiving. Be Happy.
Donald A. Heiser
Donald & Angela
Business going well at Bowman Lodge and Convention Center
Staff at Bully Pulpit Golf Course are ready for the season to begin
Recipe for good: Elks' eatery, events help fund scholarships, youth activities
Hidden gem: Medora officials work all year in preparation for the busy summer season
Boots Bar & Grill ready for another exciting season
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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
August 14, 2015
Jet fuel, gasoline among products that may come from proposed Berthold facility
By Amy Dalrymple Forum News Service BERTHOLD — A proposed refinery in northwest North Dakota would process up to 45,000 barrels of Bakken crude each day to produce gasoline, jet fuel, diesel and other products, according to a permit application. Quantum Energy and Native Son...
August 14, 2015 - 10:55pm
June 29, 2015
Dickinson refinery celebrates opening about 2 months after ramp up
North Dakota Senate Majority Leader Rich Wardner raised his fist as he encouraged the crowd around him to chant along. "Hip hip, hooray!"...
June 29, 2015 - 7:00pm
May 4, 2015
Refinery ramps up: Dakota Prairie Refining begins producing fuel from Bakken crude oil
Dave Podratz, still wearing his hard hat, safety glasses and coveralls, walked into a conference room at Dakota Prairie Refining’s main office...
May 4, 2015 - 10:16pm
February 28, 2015
Gatekeepers of the refinery: Lab plays large role at Dakota Prairie Refining
In a windowless room inside of a non-descript steel building at Dakota Prairie Refining's sprawling facility west of Dickinson, there are six...
February 28, 2015 - 11:12pm
February 2, 2015
MDU Resources says oil unit sale won't be this year
WILLISTON -- MDU Resources Group said Monday it would wait until 2016 at the earliest to try and sell its North Dakota oil production division, citing low crude prices. MDU, a conglomerate that also owns a construction company as wells as a utility that provides much of North Dakota's...
February 2, 2015 - 5:37pm
January 17, 2015
Dickinson refinery delayed until spring
Due to bitterly cold weather in recent months and revisions to electrical systems, the Dakota Prairie Refining facility won't be operational...
January 17, 2015 - 3:40pm
November 26, 2014
Group wants more info on refinery: Proposed facility near Devils Lake would produce diesel fuel
DEVILS LAKE — A grassroots Devils Lake group has launched Web and Facebook pages to provide information about the proposed clean fuels oil refinery, which is supposed to create 100 jobs and 400 subsidiary jobs in the area. Mary Lundy, a group leader, says that while she’s not...
November 26, 2014 - 6:43pm
November 25, 2014
Plans for Devils Lake refinery revealed
DEVILS LAKE — A Canadian energy company unveiled plans Monday for a $200 million, 20,000-barrel-a-day clean fuels oil refinery that could be built near Devils Lake. At a standing-room only meeting held Monday at Lake Region State College, residents turned out to listen to officials...
November 25, 2014 - 8:34pm
November 14, 2014
Quantum drops Billings as site for refinery
BILLINGS, Mont. -- Quantum Energy Inc. has apparently dropped a Billings, Mont., site from its plans to build refineries in Montana and North Dakota. The Arizona company is planning to develop up to five refineries designed to produce diesel fuel from Bakken crude oil.
November 14, 2014 - 4:40pm
August 6, 2014
Calumet says Dickinson diesel refinery rampup to take 3 months
HOUSTON - A new 20,000 barrels-per-day diesel refinery in Dickinson will begin commissioning in the fourth quarter, but it will take up to three months to ramp up to its full capacity, Calumet Specialty Products Partners Chief Operating Officer Jennifer Straumins told analysts on...
August 6, 2014 - 5:33pm
June 25, 2014
U.S. allows condensate oil exports, after light refining
WASHINGTON - U.S. officials have told energy companies that they may export a variety of ultra-light oil if it has been minimally refined, an apparent marginal loosening of a decades-old ban on selling U.S. crude abroad. The U.S.
June 25, 2014 - 10:26am
December 10, 2013
Refinery proposed for Devils Lake
Refinery proposed for Devils Lake DEVILS LAKE — A Michigan company is expressing interest in building an oil refinery in Devils Lake. American Energy Holdings plans to build a $250 million refinery with a capacity of 20,000 barrels per day that would employ 50 to 100.
December 10, 2013 - 9:54pm
June 7, 2013
Plant manager hired for Dickinson refinery
The first oil refinery to be built in the continental United States in 36 years will be managed by someone with nearly as much time in the refinery...
June 7, 2013 - 12:00am
May 9, 2013
Tribe breaks ground on refinery
MAKOTI - As the Three Affiliated Tribes blessed the ground Wednesday where a refinery will be built, one tribal council member called it a new...
May 9, 2013 - 12:00am