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N.D. time zone bill draws little testimony but a lot of interest
Kalk to resign from PSC after accepting new job
Deputy, 29, and suspect fatally shot after shootout in ND’s Rolette County, 2 other deputies on leave
Warren, Minn., residents return home after Nordic Fiberglass fire triggers evacuation
UND offers staff buyouts
crime and courts
nation and world
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
Oil pipeline spill near Belfield estimated at 176,000 gallons
Counting on Student Loan Forgiveness? Better Check Your Eligibility Status Again
Magic, murder and mayhem; Foundation sponsors mystery dinner theater
Lauren Alaina to entertain at the Mardi Gras
Saving homeless pets; Oreo's Animal Rescue plans fundraiser
Trinity to present 'Into the Woods'
Weber State-UND game could be the best of the season at The Betty
Grand Forks Central grad Casey Johnson emerging on UND's blue line
Team goals clear for Blue Hawk track and field
Pudge highlights three elected to baseball Hall of Fame
For Minn.-Duluth, mental preparation is key with North Dakota looming
Port: Universities will consider rule change making it easier to fire tenured faculty, protests expected
McFeely: Ancient, out-of-touch white man in N.D. gives worst MLK Day speech in history
World of Wine: Nebbiolo -- the wine grape behind some of the best wines
Port: Gov. Doug Burgum has broken his pledges on tax and fee hikes
Welle: 15 things I want my children to know about me
Catherine (Kessel) Steinke
Susie A. Fettig
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
December 15, 2015
Letter: Wrong decision on wind farm would hurt Stark County
Having been born and raised in Stark County and traveling through western North Dakota for 20 years serving the oil business, I was always proud of how our county got it right by making the best choices for developing Stark County. Once again they will have a choice in front of them....
December 15, 2015 - 5:50pm
December 14, 2015
Letter: Working with NextEra has been great
Swenson, Hagen & Co., headquartered in Bismarck, is working on the Brady I and II wind farm in Stark and Hettinger counties. We have had the pleasure of working with NextEra Energy for the past 10 years on multiple wind farms in North and South Dakota. As a NextEra Energy Resources...
December 14, 2015 - 10:22pm
Letter: Clearing up misconceptions about wind farms
As an operator of a family farm and member of the community directly impacted by the Brady Wind farm, I would like to offer my support of the project. There are complaints that are common with the erection of a wind farm and I will attempt to explain some and why these are not an...
December 14, 2015 - 10:21pm
December 11, 2015
Letter: Wind energy development benefits Stark County
Several months ago, the Stark County Commission denied a wind farm permit application by NextEra Energy that would have brought millions of dollars into Stark County coffers, school district budgets, landowners’ pockets and businesses throughout the county. Hopefully, the Brady...
December 11, 2015 - 5:56pm
December 8, 2015
Letter: Do landowners who want wind farm have rights?
To begin this letter, I am still saddened by all the good Stark County property taxpayers for their great loss caused by the rejection of the first NextEra wind project. This wind farm would be up and producing electric power this month and would have been constructed on a near-perfect...
December 8, 2015 - 8:00pm
December 7, 2015
Wind opponents speak out: Brady Wind project discussed at community-organized meeting
SCHEFIELD -- Around 50 people gathered Saturday night at Schefield Hall to present reasons to their neighbors why they should reject a proposed...
December 7, 2015 - 10:25am
December 5, 2015
Letter: Take a lesson from Iowa and don’t allow wind farms
It is with interest that I have been following the attempts by wind turbine producers to convince landowners and local governments to allow placement of generators in our area. I was born and raised in Iowa, where for the last 20-plus years there have been giant wind turbine fields...
December 5, 2015 - 9:14am
Letter: Brady Wind Project would serve Stark County community well
Recently, a letter to the editor (“Brady Wind Project already causing issues near Lefor”) raised a number of concerns about our proposed Brady Wind Project that merit a response. NextEra Energy Resources and North Dakota have a longtime relationship that spans as far back as...
December 5, 2015 - 9:13am
December 4, 2015
Public meeting concerning wind development being held today
SCHEFIELD -- Residents in Stark and Hettinger counties who have opinions or concerns about wind farm development in the region are encouraged to attend a Hall south of Dickinson. The meeting follows a similar one in November that was hosted by NextEra Energy Resources for its proposed...
December 4, 2015 - 10:51pm
December 2, 2015
Letter: Brady Wind project already causing issues near Lefor
The Brady Wind Energy Project has already affected my health. I wake up in the middle of the night. It’s the first thought that pops into my head, causing anxiety. Have any of you ever experienced a relationship that the Lefor community and surrounding area have with each other....
December 2, 2015 - 5:42pm
75-turbine wind farm approved for Tioga
BISMARCK – The North Dakota Public Service Commission approved Wednesday a wind farm north of Tioga, the first wind farm for oil-rich northwest North Dakota that had area residents divided at a recent hearing. Commissioners voted 2-0 to approve the siting for the Lindahl Wind Farm...
December 2, 2015 - 3:19pm
November 27, 2015
Letter: New wind ordinances needed and promised
I am one of several people who have come forward to address the Stark County Planning and Zoning Board about wind energy. This is what I read: “I am here to request that the Planning and Zoning Board do a comprehensive study along with changes to the wind ordinances. I was born...
November 27, 2015 - 4:55pm
November 21, 2015
Letter: Stark County needs to fix wind ordinances
The thought of having my farmstead ruined by a wind farm that benefits a few landowners, who for the most part don’t live here and won’t have to put up with the constant nuisance, is unbelievable. It’s not their family that has to put up with the nightmare. Their families will...
November 21, 2015 - 9:19pm
November 18, 2015
Dickinson wind gusts reach 64 mph
Dickinson recorded wind gusts of up to 64 mph around 10 a.m. Wednesday and wind speeds as high as 45 mph, according to the National Weather Service. The wind decreased throughout the day, but gusts stayed in the low- to mid-50 mph range. All of western and central North Dakota...
November 18, 2015 - 5:31pm
November 17, 2015
Get ready for wind: Gusts up to 60 mph expected throughout western ND
BISMARCK -- North Dakota residents will likely face strong winds today that may affect normal activity, according to state officials. Gusts are expected to reach as high as 60 mph during the day and last into the night. Patrick Ayd, a meteorologist with the National Weather...
November 17, 2015 - 9:18pm