10 hrs ago
Wednesday Five: New SAT questions, pension issues and traffic cannons
Rather than requiring knowledge of arcane vocabulary, new SAT questions unveiled this morning show the test will focus on "analyzing relevant words in context" and doing things like drawing conclusions from scatterplots.
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14 hrs ago
Taking Wing: Schooled in North Dakota
It's almost 8 a.m., but darkness still clings to the edges of the frozen prairie.
17 hrs ago
US judge overturns North Dakota abortion law
U.S. District Judge Daniel Hovland ruled that the law banning abortions when a fetal heartbeat is detected is "invalid and unconstitutional" and that it "cannot withstand a constitutional challenge."
Minot Daily News
3 apply to succeed Judge McLees
Three Minot lawyers have applied to succeed North Central Judicial District Judge William McLees when he steps down from the bench at the end of June.
Tue Apr 15, 2014
The News Tribune
Rail companies to report fertilizer delivery plans
The Surface Transportation Board's decision Tuesday comes in response to a hearing it held last week on recent service problems in the nation's rail network.
New 2014 Rich States, Poor States Rankings Show States Are Making Large Reforms
Since 2008, Rich States, Poor States: ALEC-Laffer State Economic Competitiveness Index has used the latest economic data to determine which states are doing well and which states are struggling.
Mon Apr 14, 2014
Trains hauling oil to York County refinery prompt safety concerns
Recently added train service that hauls raw crude oil to a storage facility in York County has some activists questioning the safety implications.
Unions Push To Find and Train Workers in North Dakota Boom
The North Dakota Building Trades Council, Bismarck, says it has more than 100 signatory contractors.
Prosecutor: Report on white supremacist has errors
The man prosecuting a white supremacist who unsuccessfully tried to turn the small North Dakota town of Leith into an all-white enclave says an investigative report ordered by a judge is riddled with errors.
Hoeven: BNSF pledges to speed fertilizer delivery
Sen. John Hoeven says BNSF Railway Co. has promised to add more trains to ensure timely delivery of fertilizer for spring planting.
Sun Apr 13, 2014
Heitkamp finds identity as Obama energy critic
President Barack Obama 's energy policies lack "consistency." His rhetoric may be all-of-the-above but that is "not what we see."
Sat Apr 12, 2014
Minot Daily News
A workforce housing provider in North Dakota announced this past week it has been awarded a nearly $30 million contract to provide workforce housing in the Bakken shale.
The Motley Fool
Is a Major Derailment Looming for Our Nation's Railroads?
Many investors, including Warren Buffett, are now more bullish than ever on the growth opportunities for railroad operators as they haul crude out of the Bakken and other shale plays across the U.S. The problem with this idea is that carrying crude by train isn't nearly as safe or effective as allowing a pipeline to gently guide crude to where it ... (more)
Fri Apr 11, 2014
Federal Lawsuit Focuses Attention on Safety of Toxic Chemicals on Minn. Railroads
Last July, 47 people were killed when a runaway oil train exploded in the middle of a small Canadian town.
North Dakota oil production limited by winter, Texas study says
North Dakota oil production, which is poised to break the 1 million barrels per day benchmark, will peak at 1.2 million to 1.5 million barrels per day over the next five years, limited by winter weather and competition from Texas, a Bismarck engineering firm said this week.
Gophers To Play For NCAA Hockey Title
The Minnesota Golden Gophers will take on Union College of New York tomorrow night for the NCAA Men's Hockey National Championship.
Thu Apr 10, 2014
Insurance Journal West
North Dakota Regulators Recover $6.3M for Insurance Consumers in 2013
North Dakota Insurance Commissioner Adam Hamm announced that almost $6.3 million was recovered or saved for North Dakota citizens in 2013 through intervention by the state insurance department.
Dakota Digital Film Festival short films announced
The Dakota Digital Film Festival has announced the names of the short films that will be screened at its April 25 event in Bismarck.
Crocheting for a Cause
Maybell Corey of Bowbells began crocheting when she first got married, nearly 70 years ago.
Wed Apr 09, 2014
Minot Daily News
Minot fills legislative tickets
Minot's two legislative districts holding elections this fall will have a full slate of candidates running for the North Dakota Senate and House.