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ND education department partners with Microsoft for more computer science classes
County looks to acquire historic fire tower overlooking northern Minn. forests
Ultrasounds are focus of Minn. anti-abortion rally on 45th anniversary of Roe v. Wade
Interstate 29 reopens in SD, but no travel advised in southeast, southern Minn.
Minn. woman, 106, whom city officials adored, dies on her birthday
crime and courts
After weekend sweep of North Dakota, UMD hockey hits the road to play Mankato
Wild start slow, finish fast in win over Senators
Norman County East/UH tops DGF in boys basketball
No. 5 Oak Grove boys top No. 10 Richland
Park Christian girls roll to basketball win over Fosston
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Letter: Our representatives stand by and act as if nothing is wrong
Letter: Educate yourselves, don't look, or get over it
Commentary: Trump kept one campaign promise. The shutdown is proof.
Letter: Not everyone can 'drive to another rink with a warming house'
Estenson: Curbing immigration would reverse North Dakota's falling wages
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Play explores human side of Martin Luther King Jr.
Red Raven accepting erotic art submissions until Sunday
Journey and Def Leppard return to Fargodome
Minnesota Orchestra sets its sights on Africa
Keith Urban will perform in Grand Forks in October
Microsoft expands computer education program to North Dakota
Facebook admits social media sometimes harms democracy
ADM-Bunge deal would create Cargill-sized agribusiness giant
Agri-Pulse: Who wins, who loses in new tax package?
Commentary: Who wins, who loses in new tax package?
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6 takeaways from a study about teens' happiness and time spent online
5 places close to home to consider for your spring vacation
5 new spins on New Year's resolutions
Duluth man engineers new snow pants design
Subway tile rises to the height of farmhouse chic
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energy and mining
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
Public hearing shows mixed feelings towards proposed refinery on fringes of Theodore Roosevelt National Park
DICKINSON, N.D.—The North Dakota Department of Health received mixed comments at a public hearing Wednesday night about a proposed oil...
January 18, 2018 - 8:45am
January 13, 2018
Concerns remain about refinery's impact to Theodore Roosevelt National Park views
BELFIELD, N.D.—The company proposing an oil refinery near Theodore Roosevelt National Park says it will not be visible from the park, but...
January 13, 2018 - 5:00pm
January 10, 2018
Magnetation startup could come this summer
GRAND RAPIDS, Minn.—The long-awaited restart of the former Magnetation operations just outside Grand Rapids could happen as soon as the summer, with more than 100 people back to work, months earlier than previously expected. New owner Tom Clarke said this week that he now has...
January 10, 2018 - 6:58pm
North Dakota coal production up in 2017
BISMARCK—Coal production climbed to its highest point in nearly a decade at North Dakota's five lignite mines last year, an industry group...
January 10, 2018 - 3:30pm
January 5, 2018
A tax on oil companies was used to clean up oil spills. That tax just expired.
WASHINGTON - Congressional Republicans allowed a tax on oil companies that generated hundreds of millions of dollars annually for federal oil-spill response efforts to expire this week - a move that amounts to another corporate break in the wake of lawmakers' sweeping tax overhaul...
January 5, 2018 - 8:05am
December 29, 2017
Grand Rapids serves as ground zero for Enbridge Line 3
GRAND RAPIDS, Minn. — The story of how this mill and hockey town became the epicenter of the pipeline abandonment debate starts at St....
December 29, 2017 - 7:37am
December 27, 2017
Davis Refinery won't seek more regulation despite concerns
MEDORA, N.D. — During discussions last week with Meridian Energy Inc. about the proposed Davis Refinery in Billings County, North Dakota...
December 27, 2017 - 5:45pm
December 22, 2017
MN leads region in growth of alternative fuels
ST. PAUL—Minnesota is once again outpacing the rest of the region in its growth of alternative fuels, according to a new report. The American...
December 22, 2017 - 6:00pm
December 20, 2017
PolyMet financial assurance doesn't cover catastrophe
BABBITT, Minn. — Whether it's $544 million in coverage suggested by PolyMet for the first year of mining or the reported $1 billion state...
December 20, 2017 - 6:00pm
December 16, 2017
Pelican Lake wind turbine canceled by power co-op
DUNN TOWNSHIP, Minn. — Lake Region Electric Cooperative has axed a proposed wind turbine-solar power array in Dunn Township, near Pelican...
December 16, 2017 - 9:05am
December 15, 2017
Proposed refinery near western North Dakota national park spurs debate over economic, conservation concerns
THEODORE ROOSEVELT NATIONAL PARK — A pack of horses roamed a snow-covered field on the eastern edge of Theodore Roosevelt National Park on...
December 15, 2017 - 2:17pm
December 8, 2017
Northeastern Minnesota iron ore pellet production on the increase
HIBBING, Minn. — Iron ore pellet production at northeastern Minnesota taconite facilities took a step forward in 2017. Pellet production...
December 8, 2017 - 10:48am
December 1, 2017
Study aims to determine feasibility of underground carbon dioxide storage
GOLDEN VALLEY, N.D. — A rare drilling rig is at work in central North Dakota this week, but crews aren't looking for oil. They're drilling...
December 1, 2017 - 6:01pm