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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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July 22, 2017
Regulators consider first major ND pipeline since Dakota Access
BISMARCK — The North Dakota Public Service Commission will hold public hearings starting Monday, July 24, on the largest pipeline proposed...
July 22, 2017 - 4:32pm
January 19, 2017
Energy Secretary nominee believed to be a good fit for North Dakota
President-elect Donald Trump's nominee for energy secretary, former Texas Gov. Rick Perry, attended his confirmation hearing on Thursday. Perry was named Trump's nominee for energy secretary in December—the same year, in which Perry ran unsuccessfully for the republican presidential...
January 19, 2017 - 7:35pm
December 26, 2016
CenturyLink to update telephone service around Belfield
BISMARCK—The North Dakota Public Service Commission approved an agreement that requires CenturyLink to improve phone service to some western North Dakota communities and includes a commitment of $2.66 million in infrastructure improvements. The order comes after the commission...
December 26, 2016 - 7:20pm
December 22, 2016
Downsized N.D. wind farm approved on split vote
BISMARCK — The North Dakota Public Service Commission issued a permit that has downsized what had been planned as the largest wind farm...
December 22, 2016 - 9:53pm
December 14, 2016
Christmann elected new PSC chairman
BISMARCK -- The North Dakota Public Service Commission will have a new chairman next month, and he’ll be wielding a gavel he himself carved in shop class decades ago. Commissioner Randy Christmann was voted the new chairman of the commission during the board’s meeting Wednesday...
December 14, 2016 - 5:51pm
Wind turbine project near Minot needs permit renewal
BISMARCK -- A company holding a permit for a wind energy project in McHenry County in north-central North Dakota near Minot that hasn't yet been constructed will need to meet early next year with state regulators to get a renewal. Wilmington, Del.-based Meadowlark Wind I LLC was given...
December 14, 2016 - 5:49pm
October 19, 2016
Our View: Four for ND state offices
In races for four state constitutional offices on the North Dakota ballot, the best choices are incumbent Julie Fedorchak for public service commissioner, incumbent Kelly Schmidt for treasurer, incumbent Kirsten Baesler for superintendent of public instruction and newcomer Jon Godfread...
October 19, 2016 - 11:21pm
September 29, 2016
Pipeline subject of Public Service Commission debate
FARGO — The Dakota Access Pipeline was a topic of debate Thursday afternoon among candidates for one seat on the three-person North Dakota...
September 29, 2016 - 8:52pm
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 5, 2016
Former worker says lake at risk of oil leak, pipeline contractor defends workmanship
NEW TOWN – A former crew member on an oil pipeline under construction in North Dakota claims that pipe installed under Lake Sakakawea was not...
August 5, 2016 - 5:07pm
July 7, 2016
Press Pass: Davis Refinery rezoning approved by Billings County, PSC approves Brady Wind II in Hettinger County, EPA rules would hurt N.D. effort to curb flaring, Helms says, Bond reduction denied for 2 in methamphetamine case
Here’s some of our top stories from Wednesday’s edition. It’s your Press Pass to some of the best stories we bring you every day. Want...
July 7, 2016 - 6:00am
June 23, 2016
Press Pass: Tornado damage near Mott, UND reveals new logo, Police Blotter
Here’s some of our top stories from Thursday’s edition. It’s your Press Pass to some of the best stories we bring you every day. Want your Press Pass fast? Sign up for our email alerts. Tornado touches down near Mott; wind damages Hettinger County farms Gayle Olson held onto...
June 23, 2016 - 6:00am
June 22, 2016
PSC could vote on Brady Wind II next month
The North Dakota Public Service Commission could vote on the 72-turbine Brady Wind Energy Center II project proposed for northern Hettinger County as soon as next month. Commissioner Brian Kalk said the PSC's first work session on Tuesday to discuss the wind farm "went very smoothly"...
June 22, 2016 - 4:24pm
PSC approves NextEra's $153M wind farm near Bismarck
BISMARCK – North Dakota utility regulators gave a Florida company their blessing Wednesday to build a $153 million wind farm near the capital...
June 22, 2016 - 2:58pm
June 19, 2016
Western North Dakota in the midst of a wind boom
While the oil boom in North Dakota may be over, the recent wind boom could be here to stay. In the past decade, there have been more than 400...
June 19, 2016 - 12:55am