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May 30, 2018
ND regulators begin hearings on MDU natural gas rate hike
BISMARCK — North Dakota utility regulators kicked off three days of hearings Wednesday, May 30, over Montana-Dakota Utilities' proposed...
May 30, 2018 - 11:30am
January 18, 2017
PSC schedules public input sessions for proposed MDU electric rate increase
BISMARCK—The North Dakota Public Service Commission will be holding public input sessions next week regarding a request from Montana Dakota...
January 18, 2017 - 5:09pm
January 3, 2017
MDU enters power purchase agreement for Thunder Spirit Wind project near Hettinger
Montana-Dakota Utilities Co., a division of MDU Resources Group, Inc. announced Tuesday the company had signed a 25-year agreement with a subsidiary...
January 3, 2017 - 6:33pm
December 22, 2016
Dickinson police ask citizens to be aware of phone scam
The Dickinson Police Department is asking citizens to be aware of a phone scam that has recently hit the area. DPD Capt. David Wilkie said they...
December 22, 2016 - 4:57pm
April 5, 2016
MDU completes sale of oil, gas assets
BISMARCK - MDU Resources Group announced Tuesday it has exited the oil exploration and production business and finalized the sale of Fidelity Exploration & Production Co. David Goodin, president and CEO of MDU Resources, said in a statement the move lowers the company’s risk...
April 5, 2016 - 7:36pm
February 10, 2016
Rate increase questioned, Montana PSC grills MDU over double-digit rate increase for state’s share of upgrades to three-state system
GLENDIVE, MONT. — Montana Dakota Utilities has scaled back a 21.1 percent electricity rate increase it had been requesting in Montana, but that didn’t stem the tide of questions the company faced at a public hearing that started Tuesday in Glendive. While the rate increases are...
February 10, 2016 - 9:31pm
February 4, 2016
MDU sees $25M earnings drop in 2015
DICKINSON -- MDU Resources Group Inc. earnings dropped $25 million from 2014 to 2015, including losses at its Dickinson diesel refinery. “We have good momentum going into 2016," CEO Dave Goodin said Thursday during an earnings call with investors. "However, I’m not satisfied with...
February 4, 2016 - 9:02pm
January 19, 2016
Former N.D. tax commissioner takes MDU position
BISMARCK -- Former North Dakota tax commissioner Cory Fong is taking over as communications director for MDU Resources Group Inc. The company announced Fong will replace Rick Matteson as head of communications on Feb. 1. Matteson is serving as interim director of investor relations...
January 19, 2016 - 5:19pm
December 8, 2015
MDU Resources lays off workers
BISMARCK -- With the sale of its oil company, MDU Resources is cutting costs, including employee layoffs. MDU announced the sale of its Fidelity Exploration and Production properties in November. The oil company made up one-third of the corporation's earnings, according to MDU spokesman...
December 8, 2015 - 7:37pm
November 4, 2015
PSC approves MDU natural gas rate hike
BISMARCK – North Dakota utility regulators on Wednesday approved a natural gas rate increase for customers of Montana-Dakota Utilities Co. that is smaller than what the company originally proposed but still spreads out the costs in a way that drew objections from AARP North Dakota....
November 4, 2015 - 12:55pm
September 15, 2015
Police blotter: Man buried while digging trench
The Stark County Sheriff’s Office took part in a multi-agency rescue effort around 4:30 p.m. Monday when a man was buried by a caved trench he was digging on the 4000 block of 116th Avenue Southwest near Dickinson. The man’s two children were reportedly able to uncover his head...
September 15, 2015 - 11:42pm
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
August 5, 2015
Power outage planned for Richardton next Tuesday
Montana-Dakota Utilities customers in Richardton will be without power from 12:01 a.m. until approximately 4 a.m. MDT on Tuesday. The outage is required to conduct maintenance on a transmission line that serves the community. MDU recommends customers take time to prepare for this...
August 5, 2015 - 3:33pm
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 27, 2015
Natural gas generation coming to MDU Lewis and Clark site
SIDNEY, MONT. — Montana-Dakota Utilities announced Tuesday it will add 19MW of electric generation at its Sidney-based Lewis and Clark Station in fall 2015. Two large internal combustion engines will generate the power, fueled by natural gas. “These units were included as part...
January 27, 2015 - 11:49pm