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Senate sets votes to reopen government
North Dakota legislators renew efforts to bring whole state into Central time
Supreme Court lets Trump's restrictions on transgender troops take effect
Hundreds of IRS workers skip work, citing hardship
Trump prepares two versions of State of the Union address as shutdown tensions escalate
crime and courts
nation and world
Farm Service Agency to reopen for more services: All FSA staff recalled to work as shutdown continues
Starbucks isn't as popular as it used to be. So it's trying out delivery.
Lego collecting delivers huge (and uncorrelated) market returns
Gophers coach Whalen signs endorsement deal with Bell Bank
Farmland rental rates holding steady but with exceptions
place a business brief
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
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
Hauser: Ready, set, grow, Part 1
Salonen: I was unplanned, but, thank God, I’m here
Klaman comes through: Junior scores twice as Midgets collect wins on back-to-back nights
Scoreboard for Tuesday, Jan. 22
Patriots power over Midgets
Bismarck Century dominates Dickinson girls
Kubas posts double-double as Titans down Miners
Plain Talk Podcast: Ranching group's members back bill ending posting requirement to keep hunters off private land
Plain Talk Podcast: If the voters cast their ballots for bad policy, does that suddenly make it good policy?
Port: What a miserable week for American journalism
Commentary: Trump is dealmaker who can't seem to make deal
Commentary: Trump says Democrats used to be for new border barriers. He's right.
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New Methodist church honors past, anticipates future
Dairy farming is not only a job, but a lifestyle
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October 15, 2016
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
October 13, 2016
Daring U.S. pipeline sabotage spawned by lobster boat coal protest
CALGARY, Alberta/NEW YORK—Pipeline sabotage by environmental activists that shook the North American energy industry this week had its...
October 13, 2016 - 6:08pm
September 27, 2016
Obama power plant rules face key test in U.S. court
WASHINGTON—The centerpiece of President Barack Obama's climate change strategy faced a key test on Tuesday, Sept. 27, as conservative appeals...
September 27, 2016 - 10:33pm
September 17, 2016
Coal mine using drone for land surveys
BISMARCK—A North Dakota coal mine is the first surface mine in the country to use a drone to conduct land surveys that can cover 500 acres...
September 17, 2016 - 9:22pm
August 22, 2016
Minnesota will not appeal North Dakota coal power suit
ST. PAUL—Minnesota will not appeal a federal court ruling that called unconstitutional a law restricting importing electricity from coal-fired electric generating plants. North Dakota filed the suit against the Minnesota Next Generation Energy Act and won in a federal district...
August 22, 2016 - 7:50pm
August 20, 2016
Coal industry on hunt for funding to capture carbon
BISMARCK—Industry and lawmakers are pushing for funding to help commercialize carbon capture projects for new and old power plants. Sen....
August 20, 2016 - 11:40pm
August 9, 2016
Letter: When it comes to electricity, am I missing something?
Am I missing something here? The coal-fired power plant in Stanton has announced they will be closing down for lack of market. They cannot produce electricity for what the market will pay. At the same time, the Public Service Commission is issuing permits for wind farms as fast as...
August 9, 2016 - 6:01pm
August 8, 2016
The rise and demise of a West Virginia coal mine
ALKOL, West Virginia - On the day Victor Clark retired after 26 years at the Hobet coal mine, the bosses called him to the office for a surprise....
August 8, 2016 - 10:47am
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
July 20, 2016
With largest-ever N.D. wind farm planned, regulator blames coal plant closing on wind power
BISMARCK — After receiving an application for the largest individual wind farm permit in state history, North Dakota utility regulators...
July 20, 2016 - 3:19pm
July 16, 2016
Press Pass: Third annual gathering of TR’s brings 7 Teddy impersonators to North Dakota, Convicted murderer of Dickinson woman dies in New England prison, Oil production up slightly but ‘bouncing along the bottom’, Great River Energy closing Stanton plant
Here’s some of our top stories from Saturday’s edition. It’s your Press Pass to some of the best stories we bring you every day. Want...
July 16, 2016 - 6:00am
June 15, 2016
Judges back North Dakota, say Minnesota overreached with coal plant law
ST. PAUL -- Minnesota overstepped its authority in a 2007 law that restricts buying electricity from North Dakota coal-fired power plants, a federal appeals court ruled Wednesday. The Next Generation Energy Act violates the U.S. Constitution's provision allowing only Congress to regulate...
June 15, 2016 - 10:15pm
May 27, 2016
Trump answers questions about energy, Kevin Cramer at press conference
Dickinson Press Editor Dustin Monke and Forum News Service reporter Amy Dalrymple were front-row at the Donald Trump press conference Thursday...
May 27, 2016 - 10:44am
May 18, 2016
Oil, coal sectors pump funds into Stenehjem’s campaign but not Burgum’s
BISMARCK – Between the $100,000 contributions from Microsoft co-founder Bill Gates and eBay director Robert Kagle, a key sector of North Dakota’s...
May 18, 2016 - 10:43am
May 13, 2016
Letter: Coal industry clings to archaic energy source
Clean Coal is a myth. This is in regards to Hal Quinn’s guest editorial on energy in the Wednesday, May 11 Dickinson Press: “Coal industry being crushed by needless regulation.” I am continually amazed at the lengths proponents of the coal industry will go to to hang on to...
May 13, 2016 - 5:56pm