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CHS to pay $3M a year as largest ND property taxpayer: Committee agrees on payment in lieu of taxes for 20 years
JAMESTOWN — The planned CHS nitrogen fertilizer plant at Spiritwood will become the largest property taxpayer in North Dakota upon completion even though it is receiving a 20-year tax incentive. CHS announced Friday it was moving forward with the construction of the $3 billion...
September 9, 2014 - 8:31pm
September 8, 2014
CHS officials explain fertilizer production
JAMESTOWN -- The process of creating fertilizer out of natural gas could literally be described as pulling nitrogen out of the air. CHS announced Friday that it is proceeding with construction of a $3 billion plant northeast of Jamestown that will turn natural gas from North Dakota’s...
September 8, 2014 - 10:13am
September 5, 2014
Company to use Bakken’s natural gas
North Dakota farmer-leaders say they’re happy CHS Inc. has decided to re-engage in a proposed $3 billion fertilizer project at Spiritwood. Mark Watne, president of the North Dakota Farmers Union in Jamestown, said his organization started looking at the feasibility of this kind...
September 5, 2014 - 11:52pm
CHS commits to build $3 billion fertilizer plant
JAMESTOWN — CHS announced Friday it is proceeding with the construction of a $3 billion plant that will turn natural gas from the North Dakota’s oilfields into nitrogen fertilizer for the region’s farmers. The CHS Board of Directors’ approval means construction could start...
September 5, 2014 - 10:33am
April 1, 2014
Higher cost estimates put CHS nitrogen plant on hold
JAMESTOWN — An anticipated announcement on the proposed CHS nitrogen fertilizer plant at Spiritwood was delayed by the company Tuesday. Annette Degnan, marketing communications director for CHS, said “significantly higher than expected construction and labor cost estimates”...
April 1, 2014 - 7:40pm
December 20, 2013
Road projects planned to accommodate Spiritwood plants
JAMESTOWN — Road improvements needed to accommodate the industrial plants planned for Spiritwood Township may amount to a total of about $14 million, according to Casey Bradley, Stutsman County auditor and chief operating officer. Current plans have all the costs paid as special...
December 20, 2013 - 9:40pm
December 10, 2013
Township stands pat on $1 million permit fee for fertilizer plant
SPIRITWOOD — The planned CHS nitrogen fertilizer plant will pay about $1 million to Spiritwood Township for a building permit, if the developers proceed with construction. The township’s board of supervisors didn’t modify the existing permit fee structure during its meeting...
December 10, 2013 - 6:52pm
August 5, 2013
Construction to start on $150M ND ethanol plant
SPIRITWOOD -- Officials this week plan to start construction on an ethanol plant in southeastern North Dakota that has been in the works for two years. A ground-breaking ceremony is scheduled Friday for Minnesota-based Great River Energy's Dakota Spirit AgEnergy plant at Spiritwood. "As...
August 5, 2013 - 9:57am
September 22, 2012
Proposed Spiritwood plant to produce high amounts of ammonia
JAMESTOWN -- Last week's announcement of a proposed $1.2 billion fertilizer manufacturing plant in Spiritwood begs the question of how exactly the plant will operate once construction is completed. The proposed Spiritwood Nitrogen Project by CHS Inc. -- expected to be completed by...
September 22, 2012 - 12:00am
September 13, 2012
Dalrymple announces $1.2B fertilizer plant: Proposed project in Spiritwood to produce 2,200 tons of ammonia daily
JAMESTOWN - Plans for a $1.2 billion fertilizer manufacturing plant at the Spiritwood Energy Park Association industrial park in Spiritwood were announced by Gov. Jack Dalrymple and leaders of the nation's largest farmer-owned cooperative Wednesday. The proposed Spiritwood Nitrogen...
September 13, 2012 - 12:00am
February 9, 2012
Crime scene photos shown in murder trial
JAMESTOWN (AP) -- Prosecutors presented crime scene photos in the murder trial of a Jamestown woman charged with beating and stabbing to death a Somali immigrant. Twenty-two-year-old Janelle Cave is charged with murder and criminal conspiracy in the death of 18-year-old Abdi Ali...
February 9, 2012 - 12:00am
March 1, 2008
Spiritwood ethanol plant is OK'd for revenue bonds
BISMARCK -- The Spirit Ethanol plant being built at Spiritwood will be able to use $60 million to $80 million in revenue bonds to build its sewage and solid waste disposal facilities now that the state Industrial Commission has agreed to have the state Public Finance Authority issue...
March 1, 2008 - 12:00am