Mike Nowatzki reports for Forum News Service. He can be reached at (701) 255-5607.
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BISMARCK – North Dakota lawmakers can expect familiar themes from Gov. Jack Dalrymple when he delivers his executive budget address Wednesday, the final day of the Legislature’s three-day organizational session...
BISMARCK – An activist group called Friday for a state investigation into what they say is North Dakota’s failure to enforce state rules and regulations for the oil industry as...
BISMARCK – A company linked to the illegal stockpiling of oilfield waste inside an abandoned gas station in northwest North Dakota has reached a deal with state regulators that slashed...
DICKINSON, N.D. -- Wisconsin native Dave Podratz has logged 33 years in the oil refining business, but the refinery rising from the frozen North Dakota prairie here carries a distinction...
The North Dakota Department of Emergency Services has hired a consultant to study and recommend ways to improve the state’s preparedness and ability to respond to train derailments, spills and other incidents involving crude oil.
A proposed rule aimed at curbing greenhouse gas emissions from coal-fired power plants threatens to raise electric rates for North Dakota consumers, circumvent state authority and destabilize the nation’s power grid, state utility regulators told the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency on Tuesday.
Groups representing North Dakota businesses and school administrators are speaking out against proposed legislation that would require the state to dump the Common Core education standards and craft its own standards for K-12 students.
Former U.S. senator Byron Dorgan and fellow members of an advisory group called on Congress on Tuesday to honor the nation’s treaties with American Indians and give tribes the money and authority they need to protect their children from violence.
A program that sends millions of dollars in temporary raises and rental assistance to state employees in western North Dakota’s Oil Patch continues to rankle some lawmakers who question if all of the payments are necessary and whether the state should instead boost base salaries.
It was twice the turkey with a pinch of comedic timing as Gov. Jack Dalrymple let a pair of gobblers off the Thanksgiving hook Monday.