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Press Pass: ND legislators prepare for special session, Harvest is nearly here, Roughrider Commission says goodbye to arena
Roughrider Commission says one last goodbye to old rodeo arena
2 men arrested for drug delivery near school
Dickinson police respond to Friday morning stabbing
Parts of southwest N.D. on cusp of grain harvest
crime and courts
nation and world
Oil producer Halcon Resources files for bankruptcy protection
Standing Rock tribe files lawsuit over Dakota Access Pipeline
Pioneer says some U.S. fracking costs competitive with Saudis
Hess project to bring Bakken oil to Dakota Access
Whiting Petroleum quarterly loss increases on weak oil price
Veeder: Mist lifts off the doubt first-time mom feels
Dickinson native Jaeger receives entrepreneurship award
VIDEO: Kids learn about taking care of pets
Dickinson’s Lamise Oyugi gains subscribers on her YouTube cooking channel
Nichols offering way to explore the world of performing arts
Streb shares lead at PGA with Walker
Roughriders’ summer ends with loss to West Fargo
Mauer’s walk-off walk in 12th gives Twins victory
Class A Legion Baseball Notebook: Valley City finally gets the best of Wahpeton, wins 7-3
Sparano dives into low-down work of shaping up Vikings blockers
Brock: Birthday golf lesson
Port: Real sovereignty for Native Americans would mean property rights and policy autonomy
Jacobs: More delay in North Dakotan's confirmation
Wardner and Carlson: The truth about oil taxes, property taxes and spec
Holten: The real truth about the status quo
good bad and ugly
Elsie Louise Schuetzle Huether
Grant Gerhard Gullickson
Monte J. Geerts
Eldon D. "Bus" Patterson
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
May 18, 2016
Department of Commerce to retain position as lead agency in Sandpiper, Line 3 environmental review
ST. PAUL -- A citizen request to reassign environmental review of two proposed oil pipeline projects across northern Minnesota was denied Wednesday. The state’s Environmental Quality Board determined there was not enough reason to remove the Department of Commerce as the lead agency...
May 18, 2016 - 9:45pm
February 17, 2016
Enbridge pushes back pipeline projects, Cost of Sandpiper, Line 3 likely to rise; company points to delay in permitting as cause
ST. PAUL -- Another delay on the time table of two oil pipeline projects in northern Minnesota has opponents of the projects declaring victory. Enbridge Energy, the company behind the proposed Sandpiper and Line 3 projects, announced this week both pipelines won’t be ready until...
February 17, 2016 - 5:30pm
February 16, 2016
Enbridge says Sandpiper, Line 3 replacement delayed to 2019
HOUSTON -- Enbridge Energy Partners LP said on Tuesday that its Sandpiper and Line 3 replacement pipeline projects have been delayed to 2019 from 2017 to allow for completion of environmental reviews and further permitting in Minnesota. Enbridge Inc's U.S. arm also said costs of both...
February 16, 2016 - 5:03pm
December 15, 2015
Minnesota Supreme Court lets Sandpiper ruling stand
ST. PAUL--The Minnesota Supreme Court on Tuesday denied a request for review by Enbridge Energy and state regulators of a lower court's ruling in September that the proposed Sandpiper crude oil pipeline requires further environmental study. In a document signed by Chief Justice Lorie...
News/Nation and World
December 15, 2015 - 9:30pm
October 16, 2015
Enbridge, PUC ask Minnesota Supreme Court to take up Sandpiper case
ST. PAUL - Attorneys for both Enbridge Energy and state regulators have asked the Minnesota Supreme Court to take up a ruling that overturned a permit for the Sandpiper crude oil pipeline. In September, the Minnesota Court of Appeals overturned the Minnesota Public Utilities Commission's...
News/Nation and World
October 16, 2015 - 5:49pm
October 3, 2015
Mille Lacs Band wants in on Sandpiper proceedings
ST. PAUL -- The Mille Lacs Band of Ojibwe wants a say in the permitting process for the Sandpiper pipeline, which it feels is a threat to its environment and culture. The band filed a petition Wednesday to intervene in the route permitting for the pipeline, seeking to become...
News/Nation and World
October 3, 2015 - 4:59pm
October 1, 2015
Minnesota regulators place Sandpiper pipeline project on hold after court decision
ST. PAUL, Minn. -- Minnesota regulators took the “wait and see approach” Thursday, staying its approval of an oil pipeline with potential courtroom battles looming. The state Public Utilities Commission voted to suspend its approval of a key permit needed for the Sandpiper...
October 1, 2015 - 2:06pm
September 14, 2015
Minnesota court overturns initial Sandpiper pipeline approval, orders environmental study
ST. PAUL, Minn. -- Minnesota regulators must rewind their work on the Sandpiper crude oil pipeline after a state Appeals Court panel Monday overturned a June decision that the project is needed. The judicial panel ruled that a comprehensive environmental study about the pipeline's...
September 14, 2015 - 5:08pm
August 3, 2015
PUC sets outline for Sandpiper pipeline route process
ST. PAUL — The Minnesota Public Utilities Commission on Monday released expected guidelines for the process for approving a route for Enbridge Energy's proposed Sandpiper oil pipeline. The order will require the Minnesota Department of Commerce to study the cumulative environmental...
August 3, 2015 - 11:47pm
June 8, 2015
Other Views: ‘Build the Sandpiper pipeline,’ edit boards agree
GRAND FORKS — As policy debates get more partisan and the media hosts more voices of the hard left and far right, one source of centrism remains: newspaper editorials. At most newspapers, editorials represent the views of the editorial board, not just one person. Further, because...
June 8, 2015 - 11:26pm
June 4, 2015
Minnesota reservation voices concerns about Sandpiper pipeline
BAGLEY, Minn. --The White Earth Tribal Council held a public hearing Thursday regarding Enbridge's plan to place the Sandpiper Pipeline through land and water areas impacting tribal lands. If the company's certificate of need and the route are approved by the Minnesota Public...
June 4, 2015 - 10:42pm
May 28, 2015
Minnesota tribe plans Sandpiper public hearing
ONAMIA, Minn. — The Mille Lacs Band of Ojibwe plans its own public hearing next Friday on the proposed Sandpiper crude oil pipeline — the same day the state will decide whether to allow construction of the controversial project. Dissatisfied with what tribal officials call a...
May 28, 2015 - 11:34pm
May 9, 2015
Waiting for Sandpiper: Enbridge project on hold as findings are reviewed
ST. PAUL, Minn. — Those anxiously awaiting word on the proposed Sandpiper pipeline across northern North Dakota and Minnesota have a bit of a wait ahead of them — to the dismay of many who are clamoring for pipelines to ease the overburdened oil train rail system and fears of...
May 9, 2015 - 7:08pm
January 27, 2015
Enbridge project director: Pipeline could be in jeopardy
ST. PAUL, Minn. — Regardless of environmental feasibility, the Sandpiper pipeline project might not happen if the originally proposed route is not followed. Paul Eberth, Sandpiper’s project manager, testified Tuesday at an evidentiary hearing for the Minnesota Public Utilities...
January 27, 2015 - 11:51pm
January 6, 2015
Sandpiper oil pipeline gets support, criticism
DULUTH, Minn. — The proposed Sandpiper oil pipeline across northern Minnesota is either a safer way to move domestic energy or an immoral boost for fossil fuels and climate change. That was the gamut of testimony Tuesday in Duluth at a public hearing on the proposed, all-new, 616-mile...
January 6, 2015 - 11:46pm