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Investigators say all sex offenders treated the same, but some studies find female criminals face lighter sentences
Municipal and Stark County Courts: Cases Closed for Aug. 19-25
Symposium attendees Ted-set on plans for Roosevelt library in Dickinson
Corps tries to balance free speech, permit rules as pipeline opponents dig in for winter
N.D. Legacy Fund tops $4 billion in less than six years
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Killdeer oilfield waste facility must close, clean up site
Whiting CEO: Tribal service deals could help Dakota pipeline impasse
RockPile gets bought out, expands
Sunoco, behind protested Dakota Access pipeline, tops U.S. crude spill charts
Tribal official urges respect in pipeline debate
Veeder: Teething baby changes life on the road for musician mom
Cheering on the team
Fewer pheasants in forecast for North Dakota's upcoming season
Live blog: Illinois State at NDSU
Scoreboard of September 30, 2016
The Ralph to sell national championship ice
Rodon fans 10, White Sox hand Twins 103rd loss
Port: State should butt out of willing seller, willing buyer land transactions
Mitzel: Dialogue helps us understand
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
Jared Bertin Lewton
Marjorie J. Gegelmann
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
Live blog: Illinois State at NDSU
September 14, 2016
Grand Forks County landowner: ‘We won’ Sandpiper Pipeline dispute
GRAND FORKS — A Grand Forks County landowner declared victory Tuesday, Sept. 13, in his legal battle with a company seeking to build an oil pipeline across his property. James and Krista Botsford, who live in Wisconsin but own land west of Emerado, N.D., were sued by the North...
September 14, 2016 - 3:49pm
September 2, 2016
Status of Grand Forks County pipeline case unclear after Enbridge decision
GRAND FORKS, N.D.—An attorney for Grand Forks County property owners who resisted construction of a oil pipeline on their land welcomed...
September 2, 2016 - 9:06pm
February 3, 2016
Enbridge calls regulatory action on Sandpiper "unlawful and unreasonable"
ST. PAUL -- Enbridge Energy on Monday called an order by regulators in the Sandpiper pipeline permitting process "unlawful and unreasonable" and requested it be altered. The company's complaint centers on when an Environmental Impact Statement, or environmental study of the proposed...
News/Nation and World
February 3, 2016 - 7:32pm
January 22, 2016
Grand Forks County landowner files appeal in Sandpiper pipeline dispute
GRAND FORKS -- Grand Forks County landowners have filed an appeal to the North Dakota Supreme Court in an eminent domain dispute with a company seeking to build a crude oil pipeline. James and Krista Botsford, who live in Wisconsin, filed a notice of appeal Jan. 15. They were sued...
January 22, 2016 - 1:41pm
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
May 11, 2015
Enbridge creates new environmental grant program
SUPERIOR, Wis. -- To lessen the environmental impact along pipeline construction routes, Enbridge announced Monday the creation of a new grant program. Called the Ecofootprint Grant Program, communities in North Dakota, Minnesota and Wisconsin along the route of the proposed Sandpiper...
May 11, 2015 - 6:12pm
May 6, 2015
Drill tests pipeline company spill skills
TOWNER, N.D. – Enbridge employees simulated a worst-case scenario Wednesday to practice how they would respond to an oil spill in the Souris...
May 6, 2015 - 8:53pm
April 13, 2015
Minn. administrative judge backs Sandpiper pipeline
ST. PAUL - A Minnesota official who took five days of testimony and received 2,000 letters about the proposed Sandpiper oil pipeline recommends its construction. Administrative Law Judge Eric Lipman on Monday also recommended that the Minnesota Public Utilities Commission place...
April 13, 2015 - 9:38pm
January 1, 2015
Public hearings set in Minnesota for Sandpiper oil pipeline
DULUTH, Minn. — The Minnesota Public Utilities Commission will take public testimony next week at five hearings across the state on the all-new Enbridge Energy Sandpiper pipeline set to run from Beaver Lodge, N.D., to Superior, Wis. This round of hearings is intended to focus primarily...
January 1, 2015 - 10:29pm
November 27, 2014
Enbridge wants southern route for Line 3
DULUTH, Minn. — Enbridge Energy has announced a series of public meetings in December to explain plans for its proposed reconstruction of a pipeline from Canada to Superior, including the company’s preferred route across northern Minnesota. The 1,031-mile Pipeline No. 3 would...
November 27, 2014 - 8:34pm
October 30, 2014
Enbridge denied request to not explore alternate Sandpiper pipeline routes
ST. PAUL, Minn. — The Sandpiper pipeline will remain in limbo until the Minnesota Public Utilities Commission can review all outstanding petitions, the body decided Thursday. The commission denied a motion by the North Dakota Pipeline Co., a subsidiary of Canada-based Enbridge,...
October 30, 2014 - 8:00pm
September 24, 2014
Union official: Sandpiper project at risk
GRAND FORKS — An official of the union representing workers who hope to help build an oil pipeline through northern Minnesota is raising alarms over regulatory delays. David Barnett, a special representative to the United Association of Journeymen and Apprentices of the Plumbing...
September 24, 2014 - 10:23pm
August 27, 2014
DNR wants new Sandpiper pipeline route
BEMIDJI, Minn. — The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources has taken a stricter stance on the proposed Sandpiper oil pipeline, citing environmental concerns. Calgary-based Enbridge Energy plans to build a $2.6 billion, 616-mile pipeline to transport crude oil from the Bakken...
August 27, 2014 - 10:30pm
August 21, 2014
‘Ride for Mother Earth’ protests pipeline route: ‘Honor the Earth’ movement continues demonstrations
BRAINERD, Minn. — Environmental activists on horseback passed through the Brainerd lakes area this week with the mission to raise awareness...
August 21, 2014 - 10:26pm
Enbridge sees pipeline as fuel for energy independence, economic growth
Enbridge, the company behind the controversial Sandpiper pipeline that would move oil across northern Minnesota, says the project will bring construction jobs and property tax dollars to the state and be part of the goal of achieving energy independence. The proposed $2.6 billion...
August 21, 2014 - 10:22pm