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BISMARCK — Bismarck-based Montana-Dakota Utilities Co. has signed an agreement to buy electricity from a wind farm being built near Hettinger in southwestern North Dakota. The division of MDU Resources Group Inc. says it has signed a 25-year deal to buy power from Thunder Spirit Wind LLC, a subsidiary of Wind Works Power Corp.
ST. LOUIS — The Seattle Seahawks struggled on offense against the scrappy St. Louis Rams, so they had to leave Monday night’s game in the hands of one of the NFL’s most stingy defenses.
FARGO — Officials who are working to provide Internet service in rural areas of North Dakota say they are trying to fulfill the need for speed.
A white supremacist who is trying to take over the tiny southwestern North Dakota town of Leith said Monday he is being targeted by city officials who've proposed new ordinances aimed at stifling his effort.
WASHINGTON (AP) — The fight over renewing the nation's farm bill has centered on cuts to the $80 billion-a-year food stamp program. But there could be unintended consequences if no agreement is reached: higher milk prices.
FARGO, N.D. (AP) — Top federal law enforcement officials from seven agencies were in western North Dakota and eastern Montana this past week to look at crime-fighting efforts in the Oil Patch. The agencies are part of a partnership known as Project Safe Bakken, which has resulted in additional full-time FBI agents in Minot, Bismarck and Sidney, Mont., as well as two temporary agents elsewhe
A drug dealer accused of orchestrating a brutal attack in which a man was kidnapped in western North Dakota and left for dead in eastern Montana was sentenced Friday to 20 years in prison. Jeffrey Butler, also known as Pops, pleaded guilty in April to kidnapping and conspiracy to distribute methamphetamine. Authorities said he ordered others to kill Robert Osterhout, who survived the August 2012 assault that began in Williston, in the heart of the Oil Patch.
BISMARCK — North Dakota, the nation's No. 2 oil producer behind Texas, recorded nearly 300 oil pipeline spills in less than two years, state documents show. None was reported to the public, officials said. According to records obtained by The Associated Press, the pipeline spills — many of them small — are among some 750 “oil field incidents” that have occurred since January 2012 without public notification.