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Elderly couple found dead in Minn., grandson arrested
Man says he woke up to being assaulted, assailants took his wallet
New Grand Forks School Superintendent Terry Brenner ready to take the helm
Grand Forks' south-end legislators all seeking re-election
Congress passes $1.3 trillion, 2,232-page budget with little time to spare
crime and courts
'Page-turner' comes to stage
Design, art, eggs and music usher in spring
CNN chief calls Fox News 'propaganda machine,' and Hannity responds
Rebooted Roseanne is a proud 'deplorable' - can she be the Trump era's Archie Bunker?
Steven Seagal accused of raping an 18-year-old - adding to decades of claims against the actor
Marilyn Hagerty: Kluski and golabki this weekend in Minto
A barber tried for years to cut an autistic boy's hair. Then they had a breakthrough.
No, the pope did not convince Stephen Hawking to believe in God on his deathbed
How one group is using scraps of wood to comfort others
Impress your guests with sweet Zeppole di San Giuseppe pastry
Shane Gersich signs with Washington Capitals, could become UND's 100th NHL player
State-champion Burros place two on all-state team
Rare lynx sighting highlights a day on the ice
Cinderella Loyola-Chicago advances to Elite 8
Clipboard: Freije to transfer from UND
Marjorie A. Robinson
Judell (Lien) Aarestad
Rare lynx sighting highlights a day on the ice
Outdoors report: There's still time for an ice fishing trip, but trail conditions are deteriorating
New business creating custom duck calls with pets' ashes
Doug Leier: Drawing a once-in-a-lifetime license doesn't guarantee success
Wyoming considers grizzly hunt after Trump team took bear off endangered list
Letter: The students aren't wrong; Rob Port is
Letter: Teachers are trained to teach students, period
Are you kind when you disagree with someone?
Letter: NRA must accept it should be regulated
Commentary: North Dakotans could enjoy an additional $33.8 million in savings thanks to the Trump tax cuts
Severe Weather Announcements (12)
March 19, 2018
'Netflix for oil' setting stage for $1 trillion data battle
A battle for big data is brewing in the oil patch. The service companies that map underground pockets of oil, drill the wells and lift crude...
March 19, 2018 - 1:38pm
March 15, 2018
PUC approves Line 3 environmental study: Final decision on project expected in June
DULUTH—The Minnesota Public Utilities Commission on Thursday, March 15, approved the environmental review for the proposed Enbridge Energy Line 3 replacement oil pipeline across northern Minnesota. The PUC, after delaying the decision in December and saying the Minnesota Department...
March 15, 2018 - 7:47pm
February 28, 2018
Oklahoma toughens oil fracking rules as shale earthquakes climb
Oklahoma is tightening its rules for fracking after studying a new cluster of earthquakes in one of the hottest U.S. regions for drilling. The Oklahoma Corporation Commission announced that all explorers within certain areas must use equipment known as a seismic array, which detects...
February 28, 2018 - 1:40pm
February 26, 2018
Pipeline leak spills 8,400 gallons of produced water in Divide County
FORTUNA, N.D. -- The North Dakota Department of Health is responding to a pipeline leak that spilled about 200 barrels, or 8,400 gallons, of...
February 26, 2018 - 2:31pm
February 20, 2018
Effort to raise ND oil tax not moving forward this year, backer says
BISMARCK—A leader in the effort to raise North Dakota's oil tax said Monday, Feb. 19, they're not moving forward with a ballot measure...
February 20, 2018 - 8:51am
February 16, 2018
Commentary: Air pollution in North Dakota, an oil and coal state, is down 25 percent over the last 5 years
To hear some environmental activists put it, you’d think North Dakota were an industrial wasteland where energy industry titans are allowed...
February 16, 2018 - 10:25am
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
February 9, 2018
New breed of fracking earthquakes sends warning to oil drillers
The oil prospectors of Oklahoma, it appeared, finally had a solution to their earthquake problem. Ordered by regulators to curb the wastewater...
February 9, 2018 - 12:54pm
February 8, 2018
A genius step that will improve your cold-weather cooking
Here's a simple recipe that promises to boost the flavor of savory recipes. The slow-roasted infusion of garlic and herbs takes so little effort...
February 8, 2018 - 12:15pm
February 6, 2018
'Valve turners' sentenced in Pembina County
An environmental activist who shut off an emergency valve on the TransCanada Keystone oil pipeline was sentenced Tuesday to spend one year in prison. Michael Eric Foster, 53, of Seattle, initially was charged with eight different crimes for his participation in the 2016 action that...
February 6, 2018 - 4:52pm
February 1, 2018
Trump administration tears down regulations to speed drilling on public land
The Trump administration is aggressively sweeping aside regulations protecting public land to clear a path for expanded oil and gas drilling. A memorandum from the Interior Department, made public Thursday, Feb. 1, directs its field offices "to simplify and streamline the leasing...
February 1, 2018 - 4:39pm
January 18, 2018
Keystone XL pipeline gets enough shipper pledges to proceed
TransCanada Corp. has enough customer interest to go forward with the Keystone XL oil pipeline, if the company decides to build it. The Calgary-based...
January 18, 2018 - 11:32am
Oil's sustained rise giving oilfield servicers time to prosper
Oilfield-service providers, happy to close the book on a largely unforgiving 2017, are eyeing a rebirth with higher crude prices sowing the seeds...
January 18, 2018 - 10:35am
January 16, 2018
340 billion gallons of sludge spur environmental fears in Canada
Amid the bogs and forests of northern Alberta, the heart of the Canadian oil patch, lie some of the largest waste dumps of the global energy...
January 16, 2018 - 10:10am
January 12, 2018
Duluth protesters call for Wells Fargo to divest from Enbridge, fossil fuels; 3 arrested
DULUTH — Protesters shut down the Wells Fargo bank in downtown Duluth on Friday morning, Jan. 12, when three men in a crowd of about three-dozen...
January 12, 2018 - 8:38pm