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Injured DAPL protester sues Morton County, law enforcement officials after she was hit by 'flashbang' in 2016
UND to offer new round of employee buyouts
NDSU offers early retirement incentives to cut costs
'We're a family': Community remembers those lost in air ambulance crash in central North Dakota
'Domino effect' -- 8 arrested on drug-trafficking, firearms charges at two locations, police say
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J.S. Wilson Farm wins 2018 Leopold Conservation Award for ND
A little light cat herding to stay in shape
Regional gas prices drop in time for Thanksgiving
Chipotle reconsiders firing of Minnesota manager after receiving ‘additional information’
Minn. farm donates 36,000 pounds of potatoes for Thanksgiving food program
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North Dakota regulators weigh input on oil conditioning rules
Strategic Petroleum Reserve could be next Trump weapon on oil prices
Bakken reserves hold 30 to 40 billion barrels of recoverable oil, industry executive says
North Dakota oil, gas production returns to record levels
Proposed N.D. Land Board rules could cause delays for energy, agriculture sectors
Romaine lettuce is not safe to eat, CDC warns US consumers
How to manage your limited oven space on Thanksgiving
How to tactfully take over the family Thanksgiving meal without ruining a tradition-filled holiday
Amberg named Student Congress Coach of the Year
DHS Student Congress team places second at state
Here’s how the Timberwolves’ Derrick Rose developed his 3-point shot
After back-to-back losses, Wild shuffle defensive pairings
Mike Zimmer wants Vikings to commit to running the ball
Vikings LB Eric Wilson hopes he did enough in three-game stint as starter
Rams slip past Chiefs in historic shootout
Port: Group of Republicans considered attempt to replace Democrats as minority party in the legislature
Commentary: I served under 8 commanders in chief. Trump doesn't grasp the role.
Rob Port: Audit: North Dakota’s use of open source textbooks has saved North Dakota students a lot of money
Veeder: A song for a new season
Hauser: What we leave behind
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New weightlifting studio sees early success
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Veterans Pavilion, for those who served
New Methodist church honors past, anticipates future
Dairy farming is not only a job, but a lifestyle
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April 5, 2018
Political rivals Heitkamp, Cramer tout records on coal at industry gathering
BISMARCK—Political rivals Sen. Heidi Heitkamp and Rep. Kevin Cramer shared a stage Thursday at the Lignite Energy Council annual meeting,...
April 5, 2018 - 7:14pm
April 4, 2018
State makes recommendations on federal carbon regulations
BISMARCK—The public has until April 26 to comment on the proposed repeal of Obama-era regulation of carbon dioxide emissions from coal-fired power plants. For North Dakota's part, state environmental health regulators are calling for repeal and a new rule that would be driven...
April 4, 2018 - 6:12pm
January 10, 2018
North Dakota coal production up in 2017
BISMARCK—Coal production climbed to its highest point in nearly a decade at North Dakota's five lignite mines last year, an industry group...
January 10, 2018 - 3:30pm
July 5, 2017
ND coal studying supply of valuable rare earth elements
BISMARCK — North Dakota coal companies are hoping to have a hand in solving the nation's supply problem of rare earth elements. Europium,...
July 5, 2017 - 9:40am
October 15, 2016
Legal challenges buy time to develop clean coal
BISMARCK — The race for clean coal technologies was set off by the implementation of federal regulations on carbon dioxide emissions from...
October 15, 2016 - 5:54pm
Coal prepares for carbon-free future as industry pushes developing commercially viable programs
BISMARCK — The North Dakota coal industry is aiming to change the face of energy technology research as it moves toward a carbon-free...
October 15, 2016 - 5:38pm
New presidential administration casts doubts on energy future
BISMARCK — The coal industry is looking to Congress for support as a new presidential administration approaches. "I think we have opportunities...
October 15, 2016 - 5:36pm
July 22, 2016
Leaders discuss future of North Dakota coal power plants after announced closure
STANTON -- A North Dakota coal-fired power plant scheduled to close within the next year may not be the last one shuttered here, a congressman and a state regulator said this week. Great River Energy announced last week it would retire the Stanton Station power plant in Mercer County...
July 22, 2016 - 8:21pm
April 24, 2016
Lignite industry to seek increased help from state
BISMARCK -- North Dakota coal plans to ask the state for financial help — billions of dollars of financial help over time. Despite a stay on...
April 24, 2016 - 2:00am
February 9, 2016
Lignite leader says Clean Power Plan puts ND coal industry in ‘mortal danger’
BISMARCK – Some of North Dakota’s seven coal-fired power plants will be forced to shut down unless the Obama administration’s new rule to curb carbon dioxide emissions undergoes significant changes, an industry official said Tuesday just hours before the U.S. Supreme Court temporarily...
February 9, 2016 - 6:35pm
August 12, 2015
Letter: EPA’s deadline for Clean Air Act unrealistic
The State of North Dakota, along with the lignite industry, formed a unique research and development partnership in the 1980s that has led to significant reductions in criteria pollutants covered by the Clean Air Act. While the Great Plains Synfuels Plant, which turns lignite coal...
August 12, 2015 - 6:33pm
August 6, 2015
ND may stand alone in lawsuit over Clean Power Plan, AG says
BISMARCK – North Dakota Attorney General Wayne Stenehjem said he’s considering a standalone lawsuit over the Obama administration’s Clean Power Plan because of the different potential claims that arise from how the plan “harshly” treats the state and its lignite coal industry....
August 6, 2015 - 4:58pm
June 16, 2014
Bohrer: Removing coal from energy mix a fool’s errand
On June 2, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency proposed a program to regulate carbon dioxide emissions from fossil fuel-fired power plants. Overall, the EPA projects CO2 emissions to drop by 30 percent nationwide from 2005 to 2030.
June 16, 2014 - 6:27pm
June 9, 2012
ND coal is here to stay
With enough coal to fuel North Dakota and surrounding states for more than 800 years, industry officials are confident the business of mining the resource is here to stay. "It's an industry that has been very stable compared to agriculture or other industries," said Steve Van Dyke,...
June 9, 2012 - 12:00am