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Red River Valley harvest produces high yields that ease low crop prices, weather woes for some farmers
American Crystal processing second largest crop on record
Police Blotter: Dickinson man arrested for DUI, resisting an officer
Trump supporters try to block vote recounts in 3 states
Leak causes approximately 2,000 barrels of source water to flow into Skull Creek in Bowman County
crime and courts
nation and world
EPA orders $2.1 million fine in ND air pollution settlement
Wind farm application rejected by Billings County Commission
Protesters, police engaged in standoff at creek between camp and pipeline construction area
Standing Rock chairman applauds Obama’s comments about pipeline reroute
Obama administration sends $28 million to aid coal regions
4 Financial survival tips for new parents
Nourishing the body and the soul
Don't abandon the elderly canine
Kat Perkins appearing in "Home for the Holidays" concert
Cheers for the DHS cheerleaders
Cougars' boys basketball depth has them pondering the next step
Heart River girls basketball team has room for improvement
Dickinson High gymnasts enter season younger but just as hungry for success
Is Wild's Dubnyk the NHL's best goaltender?
All-Star Game winner no longer tied to World Series in new MLB deal
STOSSEL: Drain the Swamp!
BENSON: Billy Graham and C. S. Lewis
LETTER: Where is the outrage of real native problems?
Jacobs: Is there a way past Standing Rock?
Port: Thankful we can disagree on politics
Lesa D. Saunders-Dicus
Samuel Denney, Jr.
Lesa D. Saunders-Dicus
Elizabeth "Elsie" (Roller) Miller
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
State Avenue to close under bridge for snow removal
state water commission
July 30, 2016
City continues to expand water infrastructure
From filling glasses to flushing toilets, Dickinson's water infrastructure has significantly expanded through major municipal investments over...
July 30, 2016 - 5:37pm
June 20, 2016
Sando set to depart State Water Commission
BISMARCK -- Retirement is just around the corner for State Engineer Todd Sando, and he says he’ll now have more time to take in his love of...
June 20, 2016 - 8:04pm
June 12, 2016
Langdon to vote on shipping water from Devils Lake
LANGDON -- Langdon may look into building an $11.6 million water treatment plant if residents vote down a measure that would allow the city to purchase water from the Northeast Regional Water District. Residents will head to the polls Tuesday to vote on a measure that would allow...
June 12, 2016 - 9:40pm
April 27, 2016
N.D. Water Commission hires new state engineer from South Dakota
BISMARCK – A longtime environmental engineer in South Dakota will serve as North Dakota’s new state engineer. The State Water Commission voted unanimously Wednesday to appoint Garland Erbele as North Dakota’s 18th state engineer, according to a statement from the agency. Erbele...
April 27, 2016 - 2:40pm
March 9, 2016
State Engineer Todd Sando announces retirement
BISMARCK – State Engineer Todd Sando informed the State Water Commission on Wednesday that he will retire by the end of June, capping a 31-year...
March 9, 2016 - 3:45pm
February 8, 2016
N.D. water projects safe from budget cuts, but ‘tough prioritizing’ lies ahead
BISMARCK – Roughly a billion dollars’ worth of water projects planned in North Dakota are safe from budget cuts ordered for most state agencies last week, but the state’s chief engineer predicts some “tough prioritizing” during the next budget cycle if oil prices and production...
February 8, 2016 - 4:29pm
August 24, 2015
Two central ND hot fishing spots sees water lowered
Anglers be warned, the North Dakota Game and Fish Department announced that water levels at two hot fishing spots in central North Dakota have...
August 24, 2015 - 11:34am
August 21, 2015
Water supply project for northwest ND takes big step forward
By Mike Nowatzki Forum News Service BISMARCK – A long-delayed water supply project that would pump up to 26 million gallons a day to a 10-county area of northwestern North Dakota cleared a major hurdle Friday with federal approval of a preferred alternative that...
August 21, 2015 - 5:18pm
August 10, 2015
State water commission hopes to fund $664 million in projects
BISMARCK — With a record $1.12 billion budget for 2015-17, the State Water Commission plans to tackle $664 million in projects, according to Todd Sando, the state's engineer. Where those dollars are going will be the topic of discussion Wednesday, when Sando will provide the Legislature's...
August 10, 2015 - 7:51pm
April 28, 2015
Lawmakers OK funding for flood control, other water-related projects
BISMARCK – North Dakota lawmakers have approved a more than $1.1 billion budget for the State Water Commission in the coming biennium, including...
April 28, 2015 - 1:06pm
September 26, 2014
Oil boom means big money for water projects: Water Commission’s new cost-share policy takes effect
BISMARCK — Ten years ago, North Dakota’s Resources Trust Fund wasn’t much of a resource at all for the water projects it was meant to fund. What a difference an oil boom makes. Riding a tidal wave of oil tax revenue, the fund that received about $14 million in 2003-05 is now...
September 26, 2014 - 11:28pm
September 16, 2014
Dickinson Kids Water Festival to be held Thursday, Friday
The State Water Commission is holding the Dickinson Water Festival from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Thursday and Friday at the Dickinson Recreation Center. The educational event promote awareness and appreciation of water resources through a variety of activities. The State Water Commission,...
September 16, 2014 - 9:56pm
September 15, 2014
Commission releases $100M for F-M diversion
BISMARCK — The largest single appropriation of state funding for the Fargo-Moorhead flood diversion project was released Monday with a unanimous vote of the State Water Commission. State lawmakers included $100 million in the water commission’s 2013-2015 budget to support...
September 15, 2014 - 10:42pm
May 29, 2014
Tribes want seat on State Water Commission, access to water project grants
BISMARCK – Native American leaders appealed to North Dakota lawmakers Thursday for a seat on the State Water Commission and access to its water project grants to address the lack of quality drinking water on reservations. Mark Fox, director of water development for the Three...
May 29, 2014 - 5:53pm
Study confirms north route as best option for Red River Valley Water Supply Project: State Water Commission approves $2.5 million to study Missouri River intake options
BISMARCK — An engineering study of potential routes for the Red River Valley Water Supply Project confirms that the northern route endorsed by project backers provides the best chance for completing the pipeline, but at a cost $118 million higher than the previous estimate. Next...
May 29, 2014 - 5:45pm