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Cohen will not testify before Congress next month 'due to ongoing threats against his family' from Trump, lawyer says
Pelosi tells Trump: No State of the Union address in the House until government is opened
US recognizes Venezuelan opposition leader as interim president
South Dakota legislative committee amends bill to avoid scheduling all CBD oil
2 arrested in Grand Forks for alleged possession of meth with intent to deliver
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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
Starbucks isn't as popular as it used to be. So it's trying out delivery.
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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
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
Hauser: Ready, set, grow, Part 1
Montana Grizzlies football player found dead
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
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
Plain Talk Podcast: If the voters cast their ballots for bad policy, does that suddenly make it good policy?
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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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RockPile gets bought out, expands
One of Dickinson's biggest oilfield employers has been bought out, but little is changing. It's even expanding. RockPile Energy Services, which...
September 23, 2016 - 9:21pm
June 22, 2016
Court sets aside Obama administration fracking rules for public lands
A federal judge in Wyoming has set aside new regulations for hydraulic fracturing on public lands, a victory for oil and gas producers who vehemently...
June 22, 2016 - 3:02pm
April 28, 2016
Port: Fracking is not contaminating water in North Dakota
MINOT -- At times the opponents of fracking seem so desperate to manufacture ugly headlines about it that they draw ludicrous conclusions from...
April 28, 2016 - 11:51pm
March 10, 2016
Other Views: Fracking dishonesty from Democrats
FARGO -- Asked at their recent debate about hydraulic fracturing (fracking), Democratic presidential candidates Hillary Clinton and Bernie Sanders said they opposed the process that has revolutionized and revitalized the oil and natural gas industries in the United States. It’s...
March 10, 2016 - 5:16pm
March 9, 2016
Port: Heitkamp’s presidential candidate has lost her fracking mind
MINOT -- Hydraulic fracturing took a beating at a recent debate between the Democratic presidential candidates. You probably know this term better...
March 9, 2016 - 12:01am
October 20, 2015
Study: Fracking in Marcellus shale can cause nearby abandoned wells to leak methane
BOSTON -- Hydraulic fracturing can cause nearby abandoned oil wells to leak methane, according to a study published on Tuesday in the peer-reviewed Water Resources Research journal, marking a potentially large source of unrecorded greenhouse gas emiss
October 20, 2015 - 1:09pm
October 19, 2015
State engineer ends policy allowing irrigation water for fracking
BISMARCK – In another sign of the oil industry slowing down and infrastructure catching up in North Dakota, the state engineer’s office is discontinuing a program that allows irrigation permit holders to sell water to the oil industry for use in hydraulic fracturing.
October 19, 2015 - 4:54pm
September 30, 2015
Judge enjoins BLM from enforcing fracking rule until matter resolved in court
BISMARCK -- A federal judge who stopped a new Obama administration rule regulating hydraulic fracturing on federal and tribal lands from taking effect in June decided Wednesday to set the rule aside until the matter is resolved in court.
September 30, 2015 - 5:04pm
September 14, 2015
Oil production off slightly in July
WILLISTON, N.D. - North Dakota oil production fell less than 1 percent in July but held at an average of 1.2 million barrels per day, the Department of Mineral Resources said Monday. Director Lynn Helms said North Dakota’s oil and gas industry is “hanging in there” despite...
September 14, 2015 - 5:06pm
August 25, 2015
Orr: Encourage, don't ban fracking on federal lands
ARLINGTON HEIGHTS, Ill. -- In a recent article promoting his Protect Our Public Lands Act, Rep. Mark Pocan, D-Wis., argues the government should ban hydraulic fracturing on public lands.
August 25, 2015 - 12:36pm
July 29, 2015
U.S. oil firms turn to fracking mixology as crude slides again
WILLISTON -- U.S. oil companies, under renewed pressure from falling crude prices, are increasingly tweaking and mixing fracking technologies...
July 29, 2015 - 4:22pm
June 11, 2015
U.S. fracking rules to face early legal test
WASHINGTON -- Energy industry groups and states that oppose new U.S. rules for hydraulic fracturing on public lands are headed to court this month to try to block the regulations a day before they are to take effect.
June 11, 2015 - 4:33pm
June 10, 2015
Fracking rule would hurt N.D. income, jobs, state says
BISMARCK - North Dakota stands to lose $300 million a year in oil income and 1,900 jobs if a federal rule on hydraulic fracturing takes effect later this month, state officials argue in court documents. North Dakota has filed a request for a preliminary injunction against the...
June 10, 2015 - 6:03pm
June 4, 2015
EPA: Hydraulic fracturing poses no ‘widespread risk’ to drinking water
WASHINGTON — Fracking has not led to widespread pollution of drinking water, the U.S.
June 4, 2015 - 10:36pm
May 19, 2015
Oil tycoon called for college scientists' dismissal, emails say
HOUSTON -- Harold Hamm, owner of one of North Dakota's top oil-producing companies, told a University of Oklahoma dean last year that scientists studying links between oil drilling and earthquakes should be dismissed, according to media reports. In a report last week, Bloomberg,...
May 19, 2015 - 11:01pm