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Small SD community remembers fire chief who died at scene of fire
Cultivating new ideas: Farmers, entrepreneurs pushing the bounds of what can be grown and raised in northern Minnesota
Short-handed city commission quickly takes care of business
First DHS annual published 100 years ago
Dickinson PD mourns loss of K-9 Niko
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T-Mobile, Sprint may be getting close to a merger
Oil rises above $50 as supply glut shows signs of wearing down
Here are the 33 stores that will be closed on Thanksgiving day in 2017
The era of holiday deals is dead, and so is Black Friday
Place a Business Brief
Residents meet in Belfield for Q&A about proposed Davis Refinery
MDU enters power purchase agreement for Thunder Spirit Wind project near Hettinger
U.S. oil rig count recovers to end 2016 near year-ago levels
New state regulations will affect repairs of pipeline
ND oil production up 7 percent, returns above 1 million barrels a day
Camo for a cause: A benefit for veterans
Celebrating German culture; St. Joseph's to serve German dinner
Artist prepares for upcoming show
UCI to honor Martha Namyniuk
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Strapped for cap space, healthy players, Wild suit up 45-year-old coach for practice
Packers' Mike McCarthy calls Vikings' hit on Aaron Rodgers 'an illegal act'
Wild's Zach Parise leaves practice with another 'setback'
Bison home football schedule suddenly looking more attractive
UND quarterback picture remains unclear
Commentary: When it comes to harassing the media, Trump is no Nixon
PORT: 'Completely perverse' wind energy subsidies aren't reducing emissions
FIELDING QUESTIONS: Shrub with berries identified as nuisance species
More on winning the war on weeds
Baha'i community celebrating 200 years since founder's birth
Nancy Carol Kostelecky
Robert Dean Waldal
Warren A. Just
William F. Truchan
Donald & Angela
Staff at Bully Pulpit Golf Course are ready for the season to begin
Recipe for good: Elks' eatery, events help fund scholarships, youth activities
Hidden gem: Medora officials work all year in preparation for the busy summer season
Boots Bar & Grill ready for another exciting season
Perfecting 'Players': Restaurant manager on delicious mission
The Dickinson Press Pro Football Contest
The 2017 Dickinson Press Pro Football Contest
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Worlds Greatest City Wide Garage Sale
April 5, 2017
President Trump declares end to 'war on coal,' but utilities aren't listening
WASHINGTON/LOS ANGELES/NEW YORK - When President Donald Trump signed an executive order last week to sweep away Obama-era climate change regulations,...
April 5, 2017 - 2:59pm
December 19, 2016
Standing Rock weighs tribal utilities regulations
STAND ROCK SIOUX RESERVATION, N.D. — The Standing Rock Sioux Tribe is considering creating a tribal utilities commission to regulate infrastructure projects on its land. Tribal Chairman Dave Archambault II said the tribe has started the process since Standing Rock has been...
December 19, 2016 - 2:56pm
January 25, 2016
Engineering priorities: Dickinson utilities extension to be examined in budget reforecast
A city engineering project planned for one of Dickinson’s earliest oil-boom era annexations may be delayed by municipal budgetary shifts as...
January 25, 2016 - 8:57pm
September 6, 2015
ND utilities brace for new EPA regulations
NEAR UNDERWOOD— Standing on the roof of Great River Energy’s Coal Creek Station, North Dakota’s largest coal-fired power plant, Ethan Vaagene...
September 6, 2015 - 6:28am
August 31, 2015
MDU scales back requested rate hike, but AARP still concerned about impact to residential users
BISMARCK – Montana-Dakota Utilities Co. has agreed to scale back a proposal natural gas rate increase for its North Dakota customers, but the AARP still has concerns that residential users will bear too much of the burden. The North Dakota Public Service Commission hosted the...
August 31, 2015 - 6:07pm
July 20, 2015
City Commission narrows panhandling ordinance
The proposed panhandling ordinance passed its first reading at the Dickinson City Commission meeting Monday night at City Hall. Interim city...
July 20, 2015 - 11:46pm
June 17, 2015
N.D. utility regulators reject Xcel Energy’s solar energy application
BISMARCK – State utility regulators sent a strong message to Xcel Energy on Wednesday that they are unwilling to let the Minneapolis-based company charge its North Dakota customers for solar energy projects designed to meet a Minnesota mandate. The North Dakota Public Service...
June 17, 2015 - 3:01pm
April 7, 2015
Hearings scheduled on MDU rate increase proposal
BISMARCK – Public input sessions are scheduled next week on a Montana-Dakota Utilities request to increase natural gas rates. MDU proposes to increase rates by 3.4 percent, costing an average residential customer $3.50 more per month. The increase would generate $4.3 million...
April 7, 2015 - 5:27pm
January 30, 2014
Belfield’s utilities close to ‘maxed out’
BELFIELD — Zoning members in this small town affected by growth related to western North Dakota’s energy boom got more than an updated plat at a meeting last month. A representative from American Landmark Group, which is planning a 42-acre “Belfield Crossing” multi-use development...
January 30, 2014 - 11:08pm
April 17, 2012
Dickinson allocates $400K for utilities
If the City of Dickinson gives $400,000 to extend sewer and water across Interstate 94 near Exit 59, it risks the chance of not reclaiming that...
April 17, 2012 - 12:00am
November 19, 2011
Analysis: 'Haze' cost impact exaggerated
BISMARCK (AP) -- North Dakota utilities are exaggerating the cost to consumers of proposed federal rules that would reduce pollution from two coal-fueled electric power plants, according to an analysis paid for by two environmental groups. The study is being used in an argument between...
November 19, 2011 - 12:00am
December 7, 2009
Utility tax passes
Slated to take effect January, Dickinson residents will see additional charges on their water bill, as unanimously approved by the Dickinson...
December 7, 2009 - 12:00am
February 26, 2009
Issues with a transmission line left communities in southwestern North Dakota including Mott, New England and Regent without power Tuesday night. Jack Zettel, the electric superintendent with Montana-Dakota Utilities, said the power was out from 9:40 p.m. until around midnight. Crews...
February 26, 2009 - 11:34pm
February 17, 2009
Montana-Dakota Utilities, sisters plan cuts
BISMARCK (AP) -- Montana-Dakota Utilities Co.
February 17, 2009 - 11:00am