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No term limits for this North Dakotan: Capitol Cafe cashier has been a fixture for 50 years
Schoolchildren debate Sen. Feinstein on 'Green New Deal.' Her reply? 'I know what I'm doing.'
In North Carolina, everyone agreed it was election fraud
Two dead after Venezuelan national guard opens fire on opposition supporter
R. Kelly charged with 10 counts of aggravated criminal sexual abuse
crime and courts
nation and world
Cold temperatures take toll on cattle herds
Agricultural workers may soon be made of tech and steel
As bankruptcies rise, farmers and lenders hope for big harvests, rise in crop prices
Megatrends in Agriculture: Technology on the Farm
Grand Forks, Fargo medical marijuana dispensaries will have same supplier
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
10 ways to refresh your kitchen if you can't do a full renovation
Three people diagnosed with Legionnaires' disease after visiting hotel water park in Casselton
Five cases of mumps in North Dakota re-ignite support for vaccinations
PETA honors Alexandria dog for rescuing elderly neighbor
Growing Together: A film that's changing the way we landscape
'We don't want it to end': Dickinson High takes home fourth consecutive state title
Trinity clinches top seed in Region 7 Tournament with triumph at Killdeer
Midgets advance to fifth-place game with win over Minot
Dickinson cracks down on defense to defeat Saints
Midgets suffer heartbreaking loss to Watford City to end season
Port: Offer of free ballet tickets sets off emailed war of words among lawmakers, Measure 1 activist
Plain Talk Podcast: Prisons head decries conditions at New England women's prison, says one inmate pulled her own tooth
Commentary: Investigating gay Catholic priests will reveal much about church
Bender: Time for a current events quiz
Plain Talk Podcast: Closer look at Bakken oil boom crime stats paints a different picture
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New weightlifting studio sees early success
A beautiful backyard
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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2018 Best Of The Western Edge Winners
5 places close to home to consider for your spring vacation
The smell of an industrial past: Cleanup of polluted soil at downtown Fargo site unleashes odor, brings safety measures
FARGO — People living, working or passing through the western edge of downtown Fargo have probably caught a whiff of a mothball-like smell...
July 23, 2018 - 6:05am
May 8, 2018
MDU celebrates successes at annual meeting
BISMARCK—MDU Resources Group Inc. CEO Dave Goodin touted the company's improved economic performance and predictions for continued success...
May 8, 2018 - 6:59pm
April 21, 2018
10 simple ways to help save Earth
FARGO — When it comes to doing what's best for our planet, many of us assume that one person's actions don't amount to much. What's the...
April 21, 2018 - 6:27am
December 29, 2017
Cold causing water meter breaks in Dickinson
Water meters are freezing across Dickinson this week, causing trouble for homeowners. A frozen water meter can cause high utility and repair bills, and even damage to a dwelling, Adam Ballesteros, Dickinson water utilities manager, warned. "It's the cold temperatures in general,"...
December 29, 2017 - 6:15pm
April 5, 2017
President Trump declares end to 'war on coal,' but utilities aren't listening
WASHINGTON/LOS ANGELES/NEW YORK - When President Donald Trump signed an executive order last week to sweep away Obama-era climate change regulations,...
April 5, 2017 - 2:59pm
December 19, 2016
Standing Rock weighs tribal utilities regulations
STAND ROCK SIOUX RESERVATION, N.D. — The Standing Rock Sioux Tribe is considering creating a tribal utilities commission to regulate infrastructure projects on its land. Tribal Chairman Dave Archambault II said the tribe has started the process since Standing Rock has been...
December 19, 2016 - 2:56pm
January 25, 2016
Engineering priorities: Dickinson utilities extension to be examined in budget reforecast
A city engineering project planned for one of Dickinson’s earliest oil-boom era annexations may be delayed by municipal budgetary shifts as...
January 25, 2016 - 8:57pm
September 6, 2015
ND utilities brace for new EPA regulations
NEAR UNDERWOOD— Standing on the roof of Great River Energy’s Coal Creek Station, North Dakota’s largest coal-fired power plant, Ethan Vaagene...
September 6, 2015 - 6:28am
August 31, 2015
MDU scales back requested rate hike, but AARP still concerned about impact to residential users
BISMARCK – Montana-Dakota Utilities Co. has agreed to scale back a proposal natural gas rate increase for its North Dakota customers, but the AARP still has concerns that residential users will bear too much of the burden. The North Dakota Public Service Commission hosted the...
August 31, 2015 - 6:07pm
July 20, 2015
City Commission narrows panhandling ordinance
The proposed panhandling ordinance passed its first reading at the Dickinson City Commission meeting Monday night at City Hall. Interim city...
July 20, 2015 - 11:46pm
June 17, 2015
N.D. utility regulators reject Xcel Energy’s solar energy application
BISMARCK – State utility regulators sent a strong message to Xcel Energy on Wednesday that they are unwilling to let the Minneapolis-based company charge its North Dakota customers for solar energy projects designed to meet a Minnesota mandate.
June 17, 2015 - 3:01pm
April 7, 2015
Hearings scheduled on MDU rate increase proposal
BISMARCK – Public input sessions are scheduled next week on a Montana-Dakota Utilities request to increase natural gas rates. MDU proposes to increase rates by 3.4 percent, costing an average residential customer $3.50 more per month. The increase would generate $4.3 million...
April 7, 2015 - 5:27pm
January 30, 2014
Belfield’s utilities close to ‘maxed out’
BELFIELD — Zoning members in this small town affected by growth related to western North Dakota’s energy boom got more than an updated plat at a meeting last month. A representative from American Landmark Group, which is planning a 42-acre “Belfield Crossing” multi-use development...
January 30, 2014 - 11:08pm
April 17, 2012
Dickinson allocates $400K for utilities
If the City of Dickinson gives $400,000 to extend sewer and water across Interstate 94 near Exit 59, it risks the chance of not reclaiming that...
April 17, 2012 - 12:00am
November 19, 2011
Analysis: 'Haze' cost impact exaggerated
BISMARCK (AP) -- North Dakota utilities are exaggerating the cost to consumers of proposed federal rules that would reduce pollution from two coal-fueled electric power plants, according to an analysis paid for by two environmental groups. The study is being used in an argument between...
November 19, 2011 - 12:00am