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Trump administration moves to slash federal protection for waterways
Burgum appoints Kommer to lead commerce department
Wall negotiations devolve into on-camera shouting match between Trump, Pelosi and Schumer
Drone helps police capture man fleeing with stolen tow truck in Mandan
Sobering statistics - Police caution motorists during holiday season
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Equipment failure results in oil spill in western North Dakota
Congress' $867 billion farm bill is out. Here's what's in it.
Tobacco farmers already switching to hemp, may look at cannabis
Web series for women in agriculture aims to combat stress
Marijuana education or illegal drug-selling? Instagram's not sure.
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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
Fears of metal-tainted meat prompt recall of Jimmy Dean sausage in 21 states
Cookies are not the enemy: Smarter ways of thinking about food during the holidays
Recycling toys: Fallers volunteer for House of Manna
Granting Lauren's wish: She receives puppy through Make-A-Wish
Power of 100 supports ABLE with $20,000 donation
A look back at the Chris Klieman era through photos
Vikings fire offensive coordinator John DeFilippo after another ugly loss
Green's return boosts Warriors in win over Wolves
Vikings’ Thielen hits 100-reception mark for season
Titans dynamite on D: Dickinson Trinity holds Wilton-Wing to 23 points in strong defensive effort
November Hawk's Perch
Hopes and fears and all the years meet within your eyes
Rob Port: Maybe Heidi Heitkamp could give some of her left over money to her campaign’s victims
Veeder: The light of childhood reminds us to embrace life
Port: Burgum’s proposed pension bailout must be tied to real reforms
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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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state water commission
October 10, 2018
Airborne electromagnetic survey to fly over seven ND counties
FARGO — If you notice a strange helicopter in the sky next week, don't be alarmed. The North Dakota State Water Commission is planning to conduct an aerial electromagnetic survey of aquifers in parts of Benson, Ramsey, Eddy, Nelson, LaMoure, Dickey and Sargent counties.
October 10, 2018 - 7:58pm
August 14, 2018
Officials lay out options to fix Devils Lake outlet leak
GRAND FORKS—State officials presented several options to fix a seepage problem at the western outlet of the Devils Lake Basin, but how...
August 14, 2018 - 8:40pm
June 29, 2018
Landowners claim water outlet near Devils Lake is leaking
DEVILS LAKE—Landowners near the western outlet of the Devils Lake Basin say the outlet has been leaking for several years and if a settlement with the state Water Commission is not reached, they may have to take legal action against the commission. The issue has been ongoing...
June 29, 2018 - 5:07pm
August 23, 2017
ND Water Commission approves funds for water supply, Grand Forks treatment plant projects
BISMARCK — The State Water Commission approved $17 million for a pipeline to bring Missouri River water to the eastern North Dakota during...
August 23, 2017 - 3:47pm
August 16, 2017
'Uncharted waters': SW ND loses representation in State Water Commission
Gov. Doug Burgum's newly appointed State Water Commission won't have a representative from the southwestern North Dakota corner—and some...
August 16, 2017 - 9:01pm
August 10, 2017
It's been 10 years: River commission’s first meeting since ‘07
It's been 10 years since the Little Missouri Scenic River Commission (LMSRC) met, but as the drought drinks deep from its flows, Gov. Doug Burgum...
August 10, 2017 - 9:19pm
Burgum appoints seven to State Water Commission
BISMARCK—Gov. Doug Burgum appointed seven people, including two North Dakota mayors, to the State Water Commission Thursday, Aug. 10. Burgum...
August 10, 2017 - 6:57pm
July 27, 2017
Fifty-three apply for ND State Water Commission
BISMARCK — Fifty-three people applied for a spot on the State Water Commission after Gov. Doug Burgum opened up applications for the seven...
July 27, 2017 - 12:33pm
June 23, 2017
Burgum declares drought emergency
BISMARCK—Citing an "escalating threat" to farmers and ranchers, Gov. Doug Burgum declared a drought emergency Thursday, June 22, that reactivates...
June 23, 2017 - 9:00am
July 30, 2016
City continues to expand water infrastructure
From filling glasses to flushing toilets, Dickinson's water infrastructure has significantly expanded through major municipal investments over...
July 30, 2016 - 5:37pm
June 20, 2016
Sando set to depart State Water Commission
BISMARCK -- Retirement is just around the corner for State Engineer Todd Sando, and he says he’ll now have more time to take in his love of...
June 20, 2016 - 8:04pm
June 12, 2016
Langdon to vote on shipping water from Devils Lake
LANGDON -- Langdon may look into building an $11.6 million water treatment plant if residents vote down a measure that would allow the city to purchase water from the Northeast Regional Water District.
June 12, 2016 - 9:40pm
April 27, 2016
N.D. Water Commission hires new state engineer from South Dakota
BISMARCK – A longtime environmental engineer in South Dakota will serve as North Dakota’s new state engineer. The State Water Commission voted unanimously Wednesday to appoint Garland Erbele as North Dakota’s 18th state engineer, according to a statement from the agency.
April 27, 2016 - 2:40pm
March 9, 2016
State Engineer Todd Sando announces retirement
BISMARCK – State Engineer Todd Sando informed the State Water Commission on Wednesday that he will retire by the end of June, capping a 31-year...
March 9, 2016 - 3:45pm
February 8, 2016
N.D. water projects safe from budget cuts, but ‘tough prioritizing’ lies ahead
BISMARCK – Roughly a billion dollars’ worth of water projects planned in North Dakota are safe from budget cuts ordered for most state agencies last week, but the state’s chief engineer predicts some “tough prioritizing” during the next budget cycle if oil prices and production...
February 8, 2016 - 4:29pm