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Candidates questioned on big issues from a rural perspective
'We must speak': MLK Day event shares vitality of King's legacy
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Dayton, Smith criticize 'savages,' Trump during MLK Day event
crime and courts
Lead singer of the Cranberries dies at age 46
Mark Wahlberg to donate $1.5 million salary to anti-sexual harassment group #TimesUp
Mystic Lake cancels Super Bowl pop-up nightclub: shows planned for space will move inside casino
Zac Brown Band coming to Sioux Falls, Minneapolis
Jamestown library plans Louis L'Amour display
Is that yogurt really healthy? Here's what to know.
Giant chocolate chip cookies and the lessons kids learn on the farm
Labor of love: Couple puts sweat equity into new kitchen addition
Jessie Veeder: How to define a good life
Roth finds scoring touch in UMD's sweep of Colorado College
Monday's local scoreboard
Vikings' Mike Zimmer was long gone when Case Keenum ended game on a knee
Minnesota erupts in OT to win at Penn State
Vikings stay up late to watch replays of Diggs' miraculous catch
Esther Mae Egeland Doble
Irene A. Elshaug
Outdoors Notebook: North Dakota Game and Fish to offer 502 nonresident archery tags
A stringer of success: Longtime Devils Lake fishing tourney organizer will reel in 34th year
ALWAYS IN SEASON/ MIKE JACOBS: Siskins may be plain birds, but they're never dull
Crappies hit early and often for group on lake near Grand Rapids
Letter: Westward expansion needs more research
Letter: Dreams destroyed or dreams coming true?
Commentary: Environmentalists move the goal posts on North Dakota refinery
Letter: Not everyone finds a partner in Zinke
Lloyd Omdahl : Will medical pot go up in smoke?
Severe Weather Announcements (2)
March 1, 2015
LETTER: Scandalously wasteful and destructive flaring must be stopped
In the Bakken oil fields of western North Dakota, millions of cubic feet of natural gas are being flared daily. Flaring is a wasteful, distasteful and environmentally destructive experience for the people who live in the area. Millions of dollars are going up in flames daily,...
March 1, 2015 - 4:15am
February 25, 2015
Industrial Commission grants exception to company that failed flaring goals
The North Dakota Industrial Commission approved Wednesday an exception from its flaring goals but directed state regulators to draft a policy to address such scenarios in the future.
February 25, 2015 - 7:49pm
January 30, 2015
Landowners denounce eminent domain idea in flaring debate
A bill seeks to further restrict natural gas flaring in North Dakota, but an industry group leader testified Friday that bold actions such as “quick take” eminent domain may be necessary to eliminate flaring.
January 30, 2015 - 8:50pm
January 19, 2015
Helms says $112 million in tax revenue at risk if flaring, oil conditioning orders voided
BISMARCK – North Dakota stands to lose more than $112 million in tax revenue every two years if lawmakers pass a bill that could void recent regulatory orders aimed at reducing the flaring of natural gas and volatility of Bakken crude oil before transport, a committee heard Monday....
January 19, 2015 - 11:36pm
January 14, 2015
Low oil prices could mean too few rigs to keep up production
November oil production in North Dakota barely hit an all-time high, but low oil prices could lead to too few rigs to maintain current production...
January 14, 2015 - 7:29pm
January 13, 2015
Orders to curb flaring, make oil transport safer could become void under new bill
Contentious orders approved by North Dakota regulators to curb natural gas flaring and make Bakken crude oil safer for transport would be dragged back through a lengthy rulemaking process or become void under a bill sponsored by nine Republican lawmakers.
January 13, 2015 - 8:14pm
December 26, 2014
North Dakota made progress in reducing flaring in 2014, but is it enough?
In 2014, North Dakota made significant strides in capturing more natural gas in the Oil Patch. However, there are different opinions as to whether enough is being done.
December 26, 2014 - 7:30am
May 9, 2014
Fort Berthold concerns voiced at flaring forum
The desire to slow down oil production, especially on the Fort Berthold Reservation, was a top demand Friday at a flaring forum.
May 9, 2014 - 10:30pm
April 24, 2014
Tribes aim to cut high rate of flaring in half
Reducing natural gas flaring on the Fort Berthold Indian Reservation has more hurdles than the rest of the state, but a tribal task force says flaring can be cut in half within five years.
April 24, 2014 - 9:20pm
April 22, 2014
North Dakota panel takes input on measures to reduce natural gas flaring
As a doctor who majored in chemistry, Lyle Best said he can’t help but wonder about the potential health effects of the plumes of flame and...
April 22, 2014 - 9:30pm
March 25, 2014
Cramer introduces bill to reduce flaring
WASHINGTON -- U.S. Rep. Kevin Cramer, R-N.D., on Tuesday introduced a House bill to reduce the flaring of natural gas, according to a news release from the congressman’s office.
March 25, 2014 - 10:15pm
March 12, 2014
Hoeven introduces federal legislation to reduce flaring
WASHINGTON – Sen. John Hoeven and two senators from Wyoming introduced federal legislation Wednesday that aims to reduce natural...
March 12, 2014 - 9:20pm
March 3, 2014
NDIC denies flaring exemption request
BISMARCK – An oil company that proposed developing 25,000 acres in McKenzie County as one large drilling unit has withdrawn its application. The North Dakota Industrial Commission unanimously agreed Monday to vacate its previous order that granted the proposal from...
March 3, 2014 - 9:45pm
N.D. Industrial Commission approves steps to reduce flaring
BISMARCK — The North Dakota Industrial Commission on Monday adopted several steps aimed at curbing natural gas flaring as recommended...
March 3, 2014 - 9:00pm
February 7, 2014
Website connects flaring solutions, industry
DICKINSON, N.D. — In the fight to reduce flaring, communication may be key. So one center has made a webpage to connect companies with technologies that may help reduce flaring with industry. The Grand Forks-based Energy and Environmental Research Center created...
February 7, 2014 - 9:30pm