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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
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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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June 20, 2018
Trump takes steps to keep immigrant parents, kids together
DULUTH -- Families crossing the American border illegally will be kept together, but President Donald Trump promises to remain tough on immigration. In...
June 20, 2018 - 10:08pm
Trump promises to improve American economy at Duluth meeting with miners
June 20, 2018 - 9:26pm
January 26, 2018
Trump administration curtails review of mining ban on land near Boundary Waters
WASHINGTON - The Trump administration will curtail a detailed review of how cordoning off 230,000 acres of U.S. Forest Service land in Minnesota from mining development will affect a neighboring wilderness area, according to documents obtained by The Washington Post.
January 26, 2018 - 7:36am
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
December 23, 2017
Trump administration renews mining leases near Minnesota wilderness area
The Trump administration moved Friday to renew leases for a copper and nickel mining operation on the border of Minnesota's Boundary Waters Canoe...
December 23, 2017 - 1:04pm
April 22, 2014
Minn. petition calls for two-year frac sand ban; Dayton won’t go it alone
RED WING, Minn. -- A group of Minnesota residents drove to the state Capitol on Tuesday to deliver a petition calling for a ban on silica sand...
April 22, 2014 - 2:47pm
December 6, 2013
Goodhue County in Minnesota beefs up silica sand rules
RED WING, Minn. — Less than six months after updating the county mining ordinance, the Goodhue County Board voted Thursday to approve a series of amendments strengthening regulations for silica sand operations. The amendments passed with minor dissention among the five-member board,...
December 6, 2013 - 5:04pm
November 14, 2013
Minn. panel asks local governments to follow sand mining rules
ST. PAUL, Minn. — A Minnesota commission designated to oversee the Great River Road is sending a message to local governments asking that they consider the impact of silica sand mining. The Mississippi River Parkway Commission voted unanimously Thursday to encourage strict adherence...
November 14, 2013 - 7:49pm
September 5, 2013
Judge: Public Service Commission did not violate federal law
BISMARCK -- A federal judge says a North Dakota conservation group failed to prove that state Public Service Commission policy changes on the coal industry were in violation of federal law or caused any harm. The Dakota Resource Council, a Dickinson-based nonprofit conservation...
September 5, 2013 - 12:00am
August 7, 2013
Goodhue County, Minn., mining ban gets 6-month extension
RED WING, Minn. -- Silica sand mining in Goodhue County will have to hold off for at least another six months. The County Board voted unanimously Tuesday to extend the county's mining moratorium for an additional 180 days past its Sept.
August 7, 2013 - 12:00am
July 16, 2013
Goodhue planning commission says no to extending mining ban
RED WING, Minn. - The Goodhue County Planning Advisory Commission voted Monday night not to extend the county's mining moratorium. All that remains is final approval by the County Board for the moratorium to automatically expire Sept.
July 16, 2013 - 4:15pm
August 28, 2012
ND PSC to participate in coal regulation lawsuit
BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) -- North Dakota's Public Service Commission has received permission to participate in a federal lawsuit challenging its authority to regulate coal mining. Two environmental groups have sued U.S. Interior Secretary Ken Salazar, asking his agency to take control...
August 28, 2012 - 2:14pm
April 10, 2012
Bomb squad called to American Crystal Sugar plant
MOORHEAD, Minn. (AP) -- A bomb squad was called out after workers at the American Crystal Sugar processing plant in Moorhead found a live blasting cap. Police got the call about 10:30 a.m. today. Lt. Brad Penas says the blasting cap came into the facility with a load of coal. The...
April 10, 2012 - 4:11pm
March 9, 2012
Stark County mining, oil, gas wages steadily increasing
Stark County companies pay the big bucks for mining and oil and gas extraction. The county paid the highest wages in the third quarter of 2011, allowing employees to pocket more than $2,000 a week, according to a Job Service North Dakota report released Tuesday. "You guys are kind...
March 9, 2012 - 12:00am
February 22, 2011
Mont. platinum miner says income rebounded in 2010
BILLINGS, Mont. (AP) -- Stillwater Mining Co. said Tuesday that 2010 was its best year in almost a decade, as the company benefited from strong platinum and palladium prices and renewed demand for the precious metals from the auto industry. Billings-based Stillwater released year-end...
February 22, 2011 - 12:45pm