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Kavanaugh accuser will testify Thursday in front of Senate Judiciary Committee
Minnesota town that gave the world Spam is proud to be 'autism-friendly'
Arrival of turtles with painted shells at airport causes Customs quandary
Lawyers for Kavanaugh accuser say she accepts Senate committee's request to testify
Scientists identify four personality types
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Commentary: Why we're choking on Amazon cardboard
Northeast ND ag companies, city, banks pool funds to fix rail bridge
Long-distance delivery: Lack of obstetrical services in rural areas mean women must travel to give birth
Fargo biotechnology firm continues to grow, attracts major investor
Pet first-aid app offers quick access to answers
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North Dakota oil, gas production returns to record levels
Proposed N.D. Land Board rules could cause delays for energy, agriculture sectors
Aging coal plants get new life under Trump plan
MHA Nation continues legal fight over oil wells near Lake Sakakawea
After tax cut, rebate on electric bills for North Dakotans is undecided
Ten fruits and vegetables you're probably storing all wrong
Dear daughters, from Mom
From regret to redemption
Should perennials be cut back in fall? It depends.
Berries of invasive species toxic to humans, how to cut back lilacs and more
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Vikings DE Weatherly gets first career start, first career sack
Vikings say short week, game vs. Rams best way to get past this debacle
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Twins spoil A's clinching party on the road
Commentary: Kavanaugh travesty is a preview of how Democrats would govern if Heitkamp wins
Commentary: Recreational marijuana: I'm high on the idea
Clam chowder prepared with river mussels?
Daughter's desire to remain employed conflicts with mom's needs
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New Methodist church honors past, anticipates future
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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