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RockPile gets bought out, expands
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Brady Wind farms south of Dickinson to be completed by December
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Engagement: Schank and Hofland
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How to prevent childhood obesity
Jung, Yoder pacing DHS boys cross country
Blue Hawks put No. 15 on the backburner
Cal Poly coach calls UND's backfield best combo in the league
Redbirds making the adjustment at quarterback after losing Roberson
Coyle is a right winger, Wild coach Boudreau says
Port: One of these idiots its going to be president
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
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July 22, 2016
Man dies in rollover near Rugby
RUGBY — A Balta man has died in a rollover crash near Rugby, the North Dakota Highway Patrol said Friday.The 64-year-old driver of a 1997 Jeep Cherokee was southbound at 11:58 a.m. Friday on N.D. Highway 3 about 10 miles south of Rugby when the vehicle drifted into the west ditch,...
July 22, 2016 - 11:21pm
May 30, 2016
ND hayride turns deadly after pickup rear-ends wagon, kills Clydesdales, injures passengers
WOLFORD -- A Saturday afternoon crash in Pierce County involving a horse-drawn wagon ended a Rugby man's life, killed two horses and injured multiple passengers after they were thrown from the wagon. The North Dakota Highway Patrol responded at 4:30 p.m. to the crash on North Dakota...
May 30, 2016 - 11:10pm
May 10, 2016
Rugby business to receive $1M loan to build John Deere facility
RUGBY -- A Rugby implement dealership will receive a $1 million federal loan to build a John Deere equipment facility. The loan, from the U.S. Department of Agriculture's Rural Economic Development Loan and Grant program, was approved recently for Moure Equipment, doing business as...
May 10, 2016 - 5:14pm
March 3, 2016
Four towns to lose Guard units
BISMARCK -- Four communities around North Dakota are coming to grips with bad news from the North Dakota National Guard. Guard units in Mott,...
March 3, 2016 - 6:28pm
March 1, 2016
County shuts down borehole project
RUGBY, N.D. -- The Pierce County Commission shut down any opportunity to drill an exploratory borehole near Rugby that would allow researchers to probe any potential for nuclear waste disposal. On Tuesday, the commission unanimously voted to tell the Energy and Environmental Research...
March 1, 2016 - 6:33pm
February 28, 2016
Port: When environmentalists are bad for the environment
MINOT We all want cheap energy. We also want safe and responsible energy development. Unfortunately, the extreme politics of environmental activists,...
February 28, 2016 - 12:01am
February 16, 2016
Protests stomp on proposed borehole drilling
RUGBY, N.D. — Nearly 300 people, including a couple dozen school kids, packed the house in Rugby Tuesday morning, leaving farm, ranch and business...
February 16, 2016 - 6:11pm
February 15, 2016
Other Views: Keep ‘deep borehole’ project in context
GRAND FORKS — Disposal. Radioactive waste. North Dakota. Maybe it’s not surprising that the first time those five words were said in a sentence, they were the only words that North Dakotans heard. Even though the rest of the sentence went like this: “It is a scientific research...
February 15, 2016 - 4:38pm
February 11, 2016
Letter: Deep Borehole Project not about dumping nuclear waste
As president of the University of North Dakota, I support the Deep Borehole Project that has been proposed for Pierce County by the UND Energy & Environmental Research Center (EERC), Batelle Memorial Institute and Schlumberger. I have met with EERC leadership and discussed this...
February 11, 2016 - 6:23pm
Researchers hope to calm fears over deep borehole project at public meetings
BISMARCK – Researchers will descend on Rugby next week hoping to break through layers of distrust about a 3-mile-deep drilling project designed to test whether crystalline rock formations that underlie much of the continent are suitable for storing radioactive waste. The U.S. Department...
February 11, 2016 - 5:54pm
February 9, 2016
Other Views: Deep hole for nuke waste in North Dakota?
FARGO — North Dakota regulators should be very careful about embracing an as yet preliminary suggestion that a site in Pierce County might be suitable for a nuclear waste disposal system. Nothing is on the drawing boards at this point, although the University of North Dakota’s...
February 9, 2016 - 5:33pm
January 28, 2016
Officials raise ‘deep concern’ that proposed drilling project near Rugby could lead to nuclear waste disposal in N.D.
BISMARCK – Plans to drill a 3-mile-deep hole near Rugby to test whether certain rock formations are suitable for storing radioactive waste bumped into a thick layer of skepticism Thursday from state and county officials who fear the federal government is grooming North Dakota to...
January 28, 2016 - 3:20pm
January 22, 2016
Scientists aim to probe oldest rock near Rugby
RUGBY -- Scientists want to go to the middle of the continent near Rugby to peer deep where few have looked before. On Thursday, the Energy and Environmental Research Center in Grand Forks will approach the state to drill down more than 16,000 feet into the oldest rock on the planet...
January 22, 2016 - 10:11am
January 15, 2016
Nuclear waste storage study considered near Rugby
RUGBY -- Scientists plan to use state-owned land near Rugby to test whether extremely deep crystalline rock can be used to permanently store spent nuclear waste. The State Land Board has made it clear that it wants a hearing on any application to use 20 acres of a state-owned section...
January 15, 2016 - 6:18pm
May 25, 2015
Rugby man, 23, dies in rollover
WOLFORD — A Rugby man was killed in a one-vehicle rollover early Sunday morning. At about 2:30 a.m., the 23-year-old man was driving east on N.D. Highway 17 at a slightly downhill, curved portion of the road about 6 miles west of Wolford, when he entered the north ditch, according...
May 25, 2015 - 10:10pm