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East Coast refiners eye Texas oil as North Dakota alternative
Lawmakers advance two anti-abortion bills, but Dayton says he'll veto them
Tribal members, SD dance family among 15 charged in dealing in eagle, migratory bird trafficking
Dickinson sees overall decrease in city value
Dickinson sees overall decrease in city value
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
Rock art ‘bugs’ come to life
Should pregnant mothers hang up their cell phones?
New study analyzes student loan refinancing process
Enjoy pizza, meet storybook characters; proceeds going toward Imagination Library
Dozier's three-run double provides Twins with 3-2 win
Third-grader Mickellyn Walker wins national free throw contest
Twins to appeal Sano's one game for 'aggressive actions'
Dickinson High golf places 10th at Bismarck Invite
Jordheim wins high jump, pole vault at BPS meet
Port: House members laugh as they vote down “Dollar Doug” amendment
Port: Senator Heidi Heitkamp took a mountain of money from special interest committees
Port: ND lawmaker says 'there’s absolutely zero chance we’ll be done on Tuesday'
Port: Heidi Heitkamp leaked her fundraising numbers early because she didn’t want you to see where the money came from
Swift: Taxes must be particularly taxing
Mary Margaret Wolf
Bryan Wayne Cooper
Patricia "Patsy" Jost
Heidt and Horner plan wedding
Kristianson and Kilwein
Olson and Steffan
Engagement: Pottorff and Schank
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
Worlds Greatest City Wide Garage Sale
Honoring our Firefighters
March 16, 2017
Xcel plans seven new wind-energy farms, two in ND
FARGO—Xcel Energy has announced its largest-ever wind power initiative. The utility will seek regulatory approval to add 1,550 megawatts...
March 16, 2017 - 8:04pm
February 21, 2017
Xcel, FAA research using drones to inspect electric lines
GRAND FORKS — A regional electricity provider will work with the Federal Aviation Administration to help form policies for inspecting...
February 21, 2017 - 2:32pm
October 28, 2016
In North Dakota, wind is 20 percent of state's energy production
FARGO—Wind energy development in North Dakota and Minnesota is getting a boost from tax credits that are set to wind down and decreasing...
October 28, 2016 - 10:30pm
May 18, 2016
After spate of Fargo power outages, Xcel lays out options for boosting N.D. reliability
BISMARCK – Xcel Energy officials on Wednesday outlined millions of dollars in options for improving electric service in North Dakota while assuring state regulators that its Fargo system is fundamentally sound despite a recent rash of power outages. Company officials met with...
May 18, 2016 - 5:46pm
February 10, 2016
Complaints against electric companies down slightly in ND
BISMARCK – Consumer complaints against the three investor-owned electric companies in North Dakota were down slightly last year, the state’s Public Service Commission said Wednesday. The PSC released its second annual report on public contacts since reinstating a consumer affairs...
February 10, 2016 - 4:55pm
November 18, 2015
LED streetlights could illuminate 16 ND cities, Xcel says
BISMARCK – Energy-efficient LED lights could illuminate streets in more than a dozen North Dakota cities with an overall cost savings to customers, Xcel Energy says. The state Public Service Commission is considering a request from Xcel to add an LED option to its street lighting...
November 18, 2015 - 5:02pm
August 25, 2015
Regulators approve Xcel Energy ownership of southeast N.D. wind farm
BISMARCK – Regulators granted a request Monday by Xcel Energy to take ownership of a 100-turbine wind farm project in southeastern North Dakota, lauding it as the Minneapolis-based utility’s first electrical generation asset in a state where it has done business for more than...
August 25, 2015 - 12:46pm
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
August 7, 2014
Work continues on $640 million power line from ND to Twin Cities
FARGO — Work continues on the $640 million CapX2020 high-voltage power line that will connect a new substation near Mapleton to the Twin Cities...
August 7, 2014 - 11:58pm
May 21, 2014
Xcel Energy wants to tap N.D. energy boom
FARGO – Xcel Energy’s top leader, who addressed shareholders Wednesday in Fargo, said he wants to tap North Dakota’s growing natural gas supplies and has directed his managers to seek opportunities. “North Dakota is truly a state on the move, and we’re happy to be part...
May 21, 2014 - 5:35pm
February 26, 2014
ND regulators approve four-year rate increase plan for Xcel Energy: Hike in prices will bring in $28.4 million
BISMARCK — Xcel Energy customers in North Dakota will see rate increases — and a refund — under a rare four-year agreement approved Wednesday that state regulators said will address some longstanding challenges with the company and give customers more certainty. The North...
February 26, 2014 - 4:28pm
May 17, 2013
Xcel Energy plans natural gas-fired plants near Fargo
FARGO -- Xcel Energy is proposing two new natural gas-fired power plants 70 miles south of here to meet electricity needs at times of peak demand. If approved by regulators, the two units, each capable of generating up to 215 megawatts of electricity, would be built near Hankinson...
May 17, 2013 - 12:00am