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Report: Health inequities cost Minnesota
Gun violence prompts school walkout, another rally at Minnesota Capitol on Columbine anniversary
Democrats urge Burgum to form bipartisan commission to look at state budget
Energy Transfer Partners makes largest donation ever to University of Mary capital project
The 'Lost 74': ND vet who survived shipwreck wants victims remembered as Vietnam War casualties
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'The Rock' surprises Minnesota teen who asked him to prom
Second-annual Celebration channels Prince's vibe at Paisley Park studios
Grand Cities Children's Choir presents spring concert
New hardy rose variety was 16 years in the making
U.S. consumers who have store-bought romaine lettuce should 'throw it away immediately,' CDC says
Area pagans, Wiccans explain ancient festivals that mark spring, summer
Marilyn Hagerty: 'Red. This is it. We are done with you and your ice'
Spring weather - and wetness - are coming: Tips can help homeowners prevent basement flooding, ice dams
Field hustles home as Rays beat Twins in 10
With family on hand, even after his dad's knee surgery, Tucker Poolman helps Jets win series
Matt Cullen says he will take time to make decision on future
Friday's local clipboard
Jeff Teague's answer for struggling Timberwolves: 'Fight fire with fire, man'
Stephen "Steve" Papillon
Lucille M. Heck
Margaret Brosius Harlow
Earth Day pasque flower hike set for Fertile Sand Hills
OUTDOOR REPORT: Focus switches to sturgeon on Lake of the Woods and Rainy River; light goose migration near peak in North Dakota
Wolves remain incidental species in North Dakota
Wolves should be managed like other species, Minnesota legislator says
Outdoors notebook: Public deer plan meetings continue in Minnesota, Minnesota turkey season begins etc.
Commentary: The fight over online sales taxes cannot be about fairness
Our view: Put online sellers on equal footing
Viewpoint: People could learn from Barbara Bush
Many people benefit when we strive to become our best
For two boys, fishing season is already here
Rep. Josh Boschee
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Bill & Linda
April 17, 2018
Flaring policy changes keep benchmarks but give ND oil industry flexibility
BISMARCK—North Dakota regulators are keeping current benchmarks for reducing wasteful flaring of excess natural gas but are giving industry...
April 17, 2018 - 6:05pm
April 11, 2018
Western ND gas plant expansion approved
BISMARCK—Expansion of the Oneok Bear Creek natural gas processing plant north of Killdeer, a project that aims to reduce natural gas flaring, was approved Wednesday, April 11, by the North Dakota Public Service Commission. The Dunn County plant has been operational since fall...
April 11, 2018 - 5:03pm
February 15, 2018
Winter weather causes slight drop in oil production
BISMARCK—Winter weather contributed to a slight slowdown in North Dakota oil activity in December, bringing the state's production down 1.3 percent to an average of 1.18 million barrels per day. Director of Mineral Resources Lynn Helms said Thursday, Feb. 15, he expects to continue...
February 15, 2018 - 5:53pm
January 20, 2018
ND oil industry missed October's flaring target, revised numbers show
BISMARCK—Revised natural gas numbers released this week show North Dakota's oil industry failed to meet the state gas capture target in...
January 20, 2018 - 8:50am
January 7, 2018
900-mile natural gas liquids pipeline proposed for Bakken
BISMARCK — Oneok recently announced plans for a 900-mile natural gas liquids pipeline that will accommodate increasing North Dakota production...
January 7, 2018 - 3:38pm
August 11, 2017
State officials concerned over rise in Fort Berthold flaring
FORT BERTHOLD, N.D. — Flaring on Fort Berthold Indian Reservation increased for the third month in a row, raising concern with state officials....
August 11, 2017 - 7:54pm
June 9, 2017
Federal agency to review past ND gas flaring, could order royalties be paid
BISMARCK—A federal agency plans to determine whether the oil industry owes royalties for flaring natural gas from federal and tribal oil...
June 9, 2017 - 5:54pm
April 12, 2017
Letter: Time for Heitkamp to get off fence on flaring rules
For several weeks, we have waited for U.S. Sen. Heidi Heitkamp, D-N.D., to announce her intentions regarding the repeal of the Bureau of Land...
April 12, 2017 - 6:00am
February 16, 2017
Letter: Heitkamp must oppose job-killing flaring regs
Soon, the U.S. Senate will vote on whether or not to kill a last-minute regulation on North Dakota's oil and gas industry. The rule comes years...
February 16, 2017 - 6:00am
November 30, 2016
Letter: New anti-flaring rules deserve strong support
Over the past decade, North Dakota's federal and tribal lands flared natural gas valued at more than $76 million. Why is such a valuable natural resource being wasted? Currently, the Bureau of Land Management's federal regulations allow for wasteful flaring and direct venting into...
November 30, 2016 - 6:00am
May 6, 2016
Special camera puts gas emissions in clearer focus
WILLISTON, N.D. – Gas emissions from the Bakken are having a global impact on the atmosphere, a recent study found, but health regulators...
May 6, 2016 - 9:59pm
March 9, 2016
Barbara Bentz: Make no mistake, methane is hazardous to your health
FARGO—I had the chance to attend the public hearing for the federal Bureau of Land Management's methane rule. The bureau is proposing to update 30-year-old regulations in order to reduce the release of natural gas into the atmosphere from oil and gas operations on public and...
March 9, 2016 - 5:00am
February 24, 2016
LETTER: Hidden fracking subsidy hurts public in North Dakota
Who can afford this waste? People of the Fort Berthold Indian Reservation of North Dakota are just plain tired of subsidizing the oil industry for going on eight years of hydraulic fracturing in the federal drilling program and look forward to the end of wasted resources.
February 24, 2016 - 4:00am
January 27, 2016
LETTER: North Dakota Industrial Commission strikes right balance
Good leadership isn't loud, it isn't glitzy, and it doesn't always grab headlines. Yet, it is the kind of leadership we want. The North Dakota Industrial Commission has done a good job leading our state through the addition of the Bakken as one of our leading economic drivers.
January 27, 2016 - 5:00am
January 6, 2016
Oil industry claim on flaring progress doesn’t reflect full picture
WILLISTON, N.D. – North Dakota's oil industry significantly reduced flaring last year, but the decrease may not be as substantial as an...
January 6, 2016 - 8:50pm