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Judge throws out Stormy Daniels' lawsuit against Trump
Trump denies promise to give $1 million to charity if Warren proved her Native American DNA
Trump promises to seek disaster aid as he tours areas damaged by Hurricane Michael
Snafu results in reprinting of ballots in ND county
Paul Allen, Microsoft co-founder and billionaire investor, dies at 65
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Gophers' injured running back released from jail with possibly no assault charges filed
Vikings rookie CB Mike Hughes out for the season with torn ACL
South St. Paul native and former UMD goalie Stalock makes debut for Wild
Butler invites Timberwolves fans to boo him at home opener
South to honor 1978 state championship football team
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Trygve Olson cartoon: Great again
Letter: What if we're being distracted from the real issues?
Letter: We must take corrective action in November
Commentary: Tribal governments should take some blame over the voter ID issue
LaDuke: How should women feel about recent events?
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'Just a wonderful trip': Beloved ND nature photographer Pat Gerlach dies
Story of North Dakota man who stripped naked in church holy water appears on 'Saturday Night Live'
Everyone loves Ed: Sheeran is a star among stars
Fargo Library hosts Native American art exhibit
Williams & Ree to perform at Shooting Star Casino
Cold, wet weather threatens potatoes in Red River Valley
ND counties eligible for extreme drought funding assistance
Sears files for bankruptcy after years of turmoil
Is hemp Minnesota's next big crop?
Frost Fire ski area in ND flies in chairlift towers with helicopters
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Place a Business Announcement
Three Rivers Garden Club to meet Thursday
Tasting the world: Lutheran Social Services to host culinary experience in Fargo
Meghan, Duchess of Sussex, and Prince Harry are expecting, says Kensington Palace
Away from Home: Machu Picchu, Peru
Veeder: Just say yes to Apple Day
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Clay County marriage licenses (10-15-18)
Bob & Judy Verwest
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energy and mining
October 13, 2018
North Dakota oil production sets more records, but limited by gas capture
BISMARCK—North Dakota continued to set oil and gas production records in August, reaching nearly 1.3 million barrels per day, the Department...
October 13, 2018 - 7:40am
October 11, 2018
Oasis completes new gas processing plant in northwest ND
BISMARCK — Oasis Midstream Partners will celebrate Friday, Oct. 12, the completion of a natural gas processing plant, a highly anticipated project as North Dakota's oil industry works to reduce natural gas flaring. The Oasis Wild Basin II plant will add 200 million cubic feet...
October 11, 2018 - 8:27pm
Coal-fired power plant demolished in central ND
STANTON, N.D. -- Leveled in less than 30 seconds, Stanton Station coal-fired power plant, the oldest in Great River Energy’s North Dakota fleet,...
October 11, 2018 - 5:19pm
October 10, 2018
Large wind farm planned south of Bismarck
BISMARCK — A large wind farm is planned for south central North Dakota, according to documents filed with the state's Public Service Commission....
October 10, 2018 - 5:03pm
ND Xcel customers in line for refunds due to federal tax cuts
BISMARCK — Xcel Energy is planning to refund North Dakota electric customers almost $9.8 million due to the tax cuts Congress passed last...
October 10, 2018 - 4:01pm
October 2, 2018
Nuclear, wind energy a growing part of energy mix, Xcel says
WELCH, Minn. — Xcel Energy aims to grow the share of carbon-free energy in its overall generating mix in the next decade, and Prairie Island...
October 2, 2018 - 4:38pm
September 30, 2018
If Mississippi dams are removed, what happens to the hydroelectric plants? Corps plan has ripple effects
ST. PAUL — Andy Davis can think of 42 reasons not to take out the dams of the upper Mississippi River. That is the number of megawatts...
September 30, 2018 - 6:05am
September 29, 2018
Union wants Minnesota workers hired for wind farm construction
WORTHINGTON, Minn. — With several wind farm projects in development in southwest Minnesota and more on the way, it's an exciting time...
September 29, 2018 - 7:48am
September 28, 2018
Oil drilling unit near Lake Sakakawea to move forward
BISMARCK — The North Dakota Industrial Commission has approved a drilling unit near Lake Sakakawea, but made some changes that regulators...
September 28, 2018 - 7:15pm
September 27, 2018
New natural gas processing plant announced for Bakken
BISMARCK — A company that's constructing a new natural gas processing plant in the core of the Bakken announced plans this week for a second plant, doubling the size of the project. Oneok plans to construct Demicks Lake II in McKenzie County, adding 200 million cubic feet per...
September 27, 2018 - 7:23pm
September 26, 2018
Department of Commerce wants Line 3 approval reconsidered
DULUTH — The Minnesota Department of Commerce formally requested the Minnesota Public Utilities Commision reconsider its decision to approve the Enbridge Line 3 oil pipeline replacement Tuesday, Sept. 25. The Department of Commerce, which has long opposed the pipeline project,...
September 26, 2018 - 8:04pm
Strategic Petroleum Reserve could be next Trump weapon on oil prices
Tweeting will only get you so far. After failing to cajole OPEC to pump more and lower oil prices, U.S. President Donald Trump could pursue a...
September 26, 2018 - 10:54am
September 24, 2018
North Dakota 'just won the geology lottery.' Oil exec estimates the Bakken reserves hold 30 to 40 billion barrels of recoverable oil
Continental Resources estimates that the Bakken Formation has reserves of 30 billion to 40 billion barrels of recoverable oil, or roughly four...
September 24, 2018 - 6:25pm
Oil company proposes new wells near Lake Sakakawea
BISMARCK—The oil company that has faced opposition for drilling next to Lake Sakakawea on the Fort Berthold Reservation now proposes to...
September 24, 2018 - 6:04pm
September 18, 2018
Davis Refinery could serve as 'prototype' for future refineries
DICKINSON, N.D. — In light of a pair of judges siding with Meridian Energy Group over environmental and regulatory challenges earlier this...
September 18, 2018 - 8:46pm