Weather Forecast


energy and mining

March 14, 2018
Enbridge oil pipeline markers dot the land near Leonard, Minn., on Red Lake Reservation land. (file photo)
Red Lake votes to remove Enbridge pipelines
March 14, 2018 - 7:35pm
March 11, 2018
Dave Goodin, CEO and president of MDU Resources Group Inc., talks about the utility company's 70 years as a member of the New York Stock Exchange from his office headquarters in Bismarck on Friday, March 9. Mike McCleary / Bismarck Tribune
ND's MDU Resources celebrates milestones
March 11, 2018 - 9:28pm
March 7, 2018
Minnesota Power and Dairyland Power Cooperative have proposed a $700 million natural gas power plant, Nemadji Trail Energy Center, which would be located near the Calumet refinery in Superior, Wis., and provide up to 550 megawatts of power. (Courtesy Minnesota Power)
Large power users have own idea to meet future power needs in Minnesota
March 7, 2018 - 6:06pm
March 5, 2018
File photo of the Dakota Access Pipeline under construction in August 2016. Forum News Service
DAPL gauging interest in expanding oil shipments
March 5, 2018 - 5:00pm
February 26, 2018
Pipeline leak spills 8,400 gallons of produced water in Divide County
February 26, 2018 - 2:31pm
February 23, 2018
A Minnesota Power crew in Puerto Rico works to remove a pole that had tipped over. The line trucks could not access this site due to the narrow roads. Courtesy of Minnesota Powerplay button
Northland utility crews take expertise to Puerto Rico
February 23, 2018 - 6:18pm
February 22, 2018
A natural gas flare on an oil well pad burns as the sun sets outside Watford City, North Dakota January 21, 2016.  REUTERS/Andrew Cullen
Oneok announces new gas processing plant for Bakken core
February 22, 2018 - 5:54pm
February 15, 2018
Allete reports solid 2017, cost-cutting for 2018
February 15, 2018 - 6:20pm
February 5, 2018
ND regulators monitoring saltwater spill near Killdeer
February 5, 2018 - 4:49pm
February 2, 2018
John Bluemle, retired North Dakota state geologist and director of the North Dakota Geological Survey, stands in front of a geologic display at the North Dakota Heritage Center in Bismarck, N.D. Kyle Martin / Forum News Service
Geology is destiny: A Q&A with John Bluemle
February 2, 2018 - 4:57pm
February 1, 2018
Stock Image / Pixabay
Why are gas prices going up?
February 1, 2018 - 4:52pm
January 24, 2018
Lynn Helms, director of the North Dakota Department of Mineral Resources (right) speaks with Ward County Auditor Devra Smestad at the Elmer Jesme Conference of Counties meeting in Minot Monday. Jill Schramm / Minot Daily News
N.D. state oil and gas director says industry will need more transportation infrastructure
January 24, 2018 - 3:54pm
January 13, 2018
Buck Hill is the highest observation point in Theodore Roosevelt National Park. Consultants for Meridian Energy Group estimate that a water vapor plume from the Davis Refinery may be visible from this point for about 15 daylight hours per year. Jack Dura / Bismarck Tribune
Concerns remain about refinery's impact to Theodore Roosevelt National Park views
January 13, 2018 - 5:00pm
January 10, 2018
Magnetation startup could come this summer
January 10, 2018 - 6:58pm
December 15, 2017
Wild horses roam on the eastern edge of Theodore Roosevelt National Park on Friday, Dec. 8, 2017. An oil refinery is being proposed just a few miles away. John Hageman / Forum News Service
Proposed refinery near western North Dakota national park spurs debate over economic, conservation concerns
December 15, 2017 - 2:17pm