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Nurse charged with sexual assault after woman in incapacitated state gave birth
Security lines now moving more quickly at Twin Cities airport
Bill would allow North Dakota lawmakers to claim meal reimbursement during session
Theodore Roosevelt V sees fitting placement of presidential library in Badlands
Jury awards $13.1 million to man hit by train in 2012
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Republican lawmaker calls oil tax increase 'political theater'
BNSF explains new cameras able to detect rail flaws at 70 mph at ND Capitol exhibit
Bell Bank to purchase Fargo-based Warner and Company Insurance and its subsidiaries in Grand Forks, Detroit Lakes
Making agriculture more humane: Temple Grandin, livestock handling expert, shares her wisdom
Farm Service Agency to reopen for more services: All FSA staff recalled to work as shutdown continues
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New Energy presses on with ND cellulosic ethanol plant plans
Rob Port: Public Service Commission says North Dakotans can be charged for green energy policies in other states
EPA announces plan to ease carbon emissions rule for new coal plants
Truce or not, US soy, liquefied natural gas look unappetizing now for China
EPA to meet with North Dakota coal, oil industries in Bismarck
They went to Mexico for surgery. They came back with a deadly superbug.
Lost Italian: Tuna Melt Reset puts a nutritious twist on classic sandwich
Adult tobacco use stagnant in ND, Minn., but youth e-cig use rising
How MLMs - multilevel marketing schemes - are hurting female friendships
A man's unusual treatment for his chronic back pain: Injecting himself with his own semen every month
Surging Wild rout skidding Avalanche
TOM MILLER: UND basketball on the wrong end of Dakota rivalries
'Any team can beat any team' - Blue Hawks prepare to face Comets, Vikings on the road
UND’s faceoff success has been a solid predictor of team’s fortunes
Large investment in Minnesota United’s new midfield pair means big expectations
McFeely: Red flag law is more accurately 'public safety,' not 'gun grabbing'
Plain Talk Podcast: 'We the People' are the problem in politics, and Senator Piepkorn explains his call for a higher oil extraction tax
Port: Lawmakers introduce resolution ordering study into whether it’s 'necessary' or 'desirable' to implement ethics ballot measure
Port: This is why North Dakota Democrats can’t win elections
Plain Talk Podcast: Ranching group's members back bill ending posting requirement to keep hunters off private land
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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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December 3, 2018
EPA to meet with North Dakota coal, oil industries in Bismarck
BISMARCK — The Environmental Protection Agency will host roundtable discussions on Tuesday, Dec. 4, in Bismarck with the state’s coal and oil industries and the North Dakota Department of Health. The meetings, announced by the EPA on Monday, Dec. 3, are open to the public. The...
December 3, 2018 - 5:31pm
October 11, 2018
Coal-fired power plant demolished in central ND
STANTON, N.D. -- Leveled in less than 30 seconds, Stanton Station coal-fired power plant, the oldest in Great River Energy’s North Dakota fleet,...
October 11, 2018 - 5:19pm
August 24, 2018
Aging coal plants get new life under Trump plan
Tucked inside the Trump administration's plan to ease carbon dioxide limits is a change that could breathe new life into scores of aging coal...
August 24, 2018 - 8:22am
August 21, 2018
ND coal group welcomes new power plant emissions rule while environmentalist derides industry's 'gift'
BISMARCK — North Dakota politicians and the head of its coal industry group welcomed a proposed Trump administration rule on power plant...
August 21, 2018 - 5:20pm
June 15, 2018
Trump's coal gambit may yield political points, not mining jobs
The Trump administration's plan for reviving coal power plants is unlikely to resurrect mining jobs but may boost the president's support among...
June 15, 2018 - 5:15am
June 1, 2018
Trump said to prepare lifeline for money-losing coal plants
Trump administration officials are making plans to order grid operators to buy electricity from struggling coal and nuclear plants in an effort...
June 1, 2018 - 6:45am
April 6, 2018
Need for abandoned mine program continues in ND, but future uncertain
BISMARCK—About $1.6 million will be dedicated this year to stabilize collapsing underground coal mines in central and western North Dakota,...
April 6, 2018 - 9:56pm
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
February 16, 2018
Commentary: Air pollution in North Dakota, an oil and coal state, is down 25 percent over the last 5 years
To hear some environmental activists put it, you’d think North Dakota were an industrial wasteland where energy industry titans are allowed...
February 16, 2018 - 10:25am
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
January 9, 2018
Industry 'disappointed' by rejection of federal coal proposal
BISMARCK — The hopes of North Dakota's coal industry were dashed Monday, Jan. 8, when the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission unanimously...
January 9, 2018 - 5:42pm
September 18, 2017
North Dakota's energy portfolio diverse, leaders say
Oil may be North Dakota's largest money maker when it comes to energy, but it certainly isn't the state's only source of income. North Dakota...
September 18, 2017 - 11:22pm
September 1, 2017
North Dakota coal country sees some optimism under Trump
UNDERWOOD, N.D.—As Jeremy Eckroth drove across a moon-like landscape in central North Dakota, a massive dragline excavator came into view....
September 1, 2017 - 1:29pm
August 24, 2017
Coal push may be disaster insurance the grid doesn't need
If all hell breaks loose on the U.S. power grid -- a terrorist blows up a key natural gas pipeline, say, in the midst of a frigid winter -- how...
August 24, 2017 - 12:43pm
July 23, 2017
Researchers sample ND coal for rare elements
BISMARCK — Armed with gallon Ziploc bags and a pick axe, state mineral researchers are sampling North Dakota coal to make a model for finding...
July 23, 2017 - 3:11pm