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North Dakota coal plant to upgrade transmission system that carries power to 500,000 people
UPDATE: Pilot killed in plane crash into Missouri River
Grand Forks Library Action Committee shares short-term, long-term solutions
'It could have saved lives': Family friend blames 3 deaths on lack of highway barrier
Trump says he accepts US intelligence on Russian interference in election but denies collusion
crime and courts
Minnesota's Alamo Drafthouse Cinema embraces luxury
After the Trump-Putin news conference, here's why people are talking about the Dixie Chicks
Anthony Bourdain unloaded on Bill Clinton and Trump in interview
He quit a State Department job to play video games. Now he's a star in NBA's 2K League.
The 'Downton Abbey' movie is happening: Here's what we know so far
As a pregnant teen, I felt like a failure. But then I realized failure wasn't an option.
:), it's World Emoji Day
Want to raise empathetic kids? Try spending time in nature.
Ann Bailey: Hard work a way of life for hay-baler
Marilyn Hagerty: Milestones of summer mark time's passage
Home run record set as AL tops NL in All-Star Game
Twins' Jose Berrios at the All-Star Game: 'I'm here, I'm so happy'
Minnesota native gymnast who was first to speak up about Nasser sex abuse to be honored
Three Lynx named to WNBA All-Star team
Roseau’s Kacie Borowicz commits to UND women’s basketball
Mary M. Nelles
Faithlyn Abigayle VanBruggen
Doloria L. Dusek
Sandra J. "Sandy" Kasprick
Good news falcon followers, Brad the Grand Forks peregrine chick is flying
Black bear sightings seem to be increasing in ND, so are they breeding here?
Doug Leier: As goes habitat, so goes wildlife populations in North Dakota
Cats Incredible organizers seek more teams for annual East Grand Forks event
A beary long day: Bear lowered from tree but it is unclear if animal will survive
Commentary: Foolish environmental activists say they'll make Minnesota's Line 3 another #NoDAPL moment
Commentary: Bizarro world: Democratic Senate incumbent Heidi Heitkamp uses self-described Trump voter to defend her record on border security
Commentary: The reported local cost of President Donald Trump’s visit to Fargo was inflated, actually 'closer to $10,000'
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July 1, 2018
The recycling game is rigged against consumers
Americans were not set up for success in recycling plastics. Even before China stopped accepting plastic refuse from abroad, 91 percent of potentially...
July 1, 2018 - 4:00pm
December 3, 2015
Rules allows special oil radioactive landfills closer to wells
BISMARCK -- A final step in the adoption of health rules for the disposal of radioactive waste in North Dakota would provide oil companies...
December 3, 2015 - 8:15pm
December 16, 2014
OUR OPINION: Scratch one aftershock from Oil Boom
Forget TENORM. Think trade-offs. For as soon as you do that, the whole question of contaminated oilfield waste -- aka TENORM, or "technologically...
December 16, 2014 - 5:00am
December 12, 2014
Petroleum Council welcomes radioactive oilfield waste rule change, critics say proposal falls short
Critics blasted rules proposed Friday that would permit the disposal of filter socks and other radioactive oilfield waste in North Dakota landfills, saying they don’t go far enough to protect public health and track the waste.
December 12, 2014 - 7:49pm
Proposal by Department of health would allow North Dakota landfills to accept more radioactivity in oilfield waste
Oilfield waste with elevated levels of radioactivity could be dumped in North Dakota’s landfills instead of having to be trucked out of state, under proposed rules being announced today by the state Department of Health.
December 12, 2014 - 3:30am
May 9, 2011
SPRING CLEANING: City of Grand Forks picks up 813 tons of trash
Grand Forks picked up more than 813 tons of trash during the recent Spring Clean Up Week event, according to a release from the city. As part of the program, residents were allowed to put out appliances, furniture, household items and brush that city crews haul away. Residents transported...
May 9, 2011 - 3:48pm
October 11, 2010
Groundwater contamination discovered around old Hubbard County landfill site
October 11, 2010 - 8:59am
September 23, 2010
Cloquet, Minn., council denies landfill permit
CLOQUET, Minn. In the end, the argument seemed like it came down to a case of "better the devil you know, than the devil you don't." After two hours of discussion and intense pressure from neighbors opposing a proposed industrial landfill in Cloquet's Hilltop neighborhood, the...
September 23, 2010 - 9:37am
March 13, 2010
North Dakota woman holds unusual landfill job
March 13, 2010 - 7:53am
November 5, 2009
Workshops to deal with landfills, recycling
The North Dakota Solid Waste and Recycling Association will host two free workshops dealing with inert waste landfills, recycling and waste reduction topics from 1 to 4 p.m. and 6 to 8:30 p.m. Thursday in the lower level of Jamestown City Hall at 102 Third Ave. S. Info: (701) 650-8857...
November 5, 2009 - 5:33pm
May 16, 2009
LIVIN' GREEN: Composting an easy way to go green
Compost keeps yard and kitchen waste out of landfills and makes one of the best natural soil amenders. Here's a primer on how to compost, what...
May 16, 2009 - 9:41pm
February 17, 2009
GF to start landfill design
Grand Forks City Council is mulling spending $325,000 to begin designing the proposed landfill in Rye Township, N.D., before the state health department issues the city a landfill permit. That's money the city won't get back if the state decides against the permit. Public Works...
February 17, 2009 - 9:19pm
February 10, 2009
Richard Gross, Grand Forks, letter: Logic dictates no landfill in valley
GRAND FORKS -- I am responding to Harvey Gullicks' column ("UND civil engineer: Landfill deserves support," Page A4, Feb. 5). Gullicks encourages applying "logic and reason" to the landfill issue. I thought that was a great idea and decided to try it. A logical syllogism or statement...
February 10, 2009 - 12:00am
February 9, 2009
When birds and planes collide
Not far from the runways at Grand Forks International Airport are a sewage lagoon and a landfill that, with the open water and food source, are highly attractive to birds. Despite efforts to harass the birds and, sometimes, even kill them, collisions between birds and planes continue. Between...
February 9, 2009 - 12:00am