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Valley Mortgage announces lot purchase for new office building construction

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Valley Mortgage Inc., an award-winning Fargo, North Dakota-based mortgage company, has announced the purchase of a new lot with plans to begin construction on a new office building. As the experienced staff of originators, processors, underwriters and closers at Valley Mortgage continue to service clients from across North Dakota and Minnesota, the business has a profound need for expanded office ...

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TransCanada: 16,800 gallons of oil leaked in South Dakota

FREEMAN, S.D. (AP) — TransCanada estimates that about 16,800 gallons of oil leaked into a field in South Dakota as part of a spill that has shut the Keystone pipeline down while officials investigate. The company says it reported the 400-barrel estimate Thursday to the National Response Centre and the Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Administration. It says the estimate is ...

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Excerpts from recent North Dakota editorials

Pipelines still best approach The Bismarck Tribune, Bismarck, April 7, 2016 Since the oil boom started the state has worked to increase the number of pipelines moving oil. The state lacked the infrastructure at the beginning to move the product and as a result trucks and trains became prime movers of oil. The Tribune has long supported the construction of ...

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Lawsuit seeks to void Montana coal lease

BILLINGS, Mont. (AP) — A federal judge has denied a conservation group’s attempt to void a 61-million-ton coal lease that was sold to a central Montana mine. U.S. District Judge Susan Watters said Thursday that the U.S. Bureau of Land Management adequately considered the environmental impacts of mining and decided they would be minor. The lease in Musselshell County was ...

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Cruz says North Dakota could decide Republican convention

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FARGO, N.D. (AP) — Presidential hopeful Ted Cruz told attendees at the North Dakota Republican convention Saturday that their presidential delegates could decide the nomination. Convention-goers are scheduled Sunday to select 25 of their 28 delegates who will go to the national convention unbound to any of the presidential candidates. North Dakota does not have a primary or caucus. “It ...

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Southwestern Minnesota solar power project gets approval

MARSHALL, Minn. (AP) — The Minnesota Public Utilities Commission has approved a solar power project in the southwestern part of the state. State regulators approved the project near Marshall on Thursday. Florida-based NextEra Energy was cleared to build the 62-megawatt solar farm. Minnesota Public Radio News reports the project would produce enough electricity to supply the equivalent of 15,000 homes. ...

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