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Owners of temporary homes in Minot face June 1 deadline

MINOT, N.D. — The owners of the last 10 temporary housing units on private lots in Minot face a June 1 deadline for removing them, as more signs of recovery spring up around the city ravaged by the Souris River four years ago. The Federal Emergency Management Agency brought 2,052 temporary housing units to Minot after the June 2011 flood ...

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Busy western oil patch bridge again open around the clock

WATFORD CITY, N.D. — A busy bridge on U.S. Highway 85 in the western North Dakota oil patch is once again open to traffic around the clock. The Long X Bridge south of Watford City had been temporarily closed during nighttime hours for repair work. The state Transportation Department says the work is done and the nighttime restrictions are lifted. ...

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North Dakota first lady to appear at Williston book signing

WILLISTON, N.D. — North Dakota first lady Betsy Dalrymple is heading to Williston to promote her book. The book is titled, “Building a House, Making a Home: A History of the North Dakota Governor’s Residence.” It was unveiled in October. The current Governor’s Residence has stood since 1960. The prairie-style home is the second official residence that has been built ...

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SD PUC delays hearing on Keystone XL pipeline construction

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SIOUX FALLS, S.D. — The state Public Utilities Commission has voted to postpone a key hearing on whether to allow construction of the long-delayed Keystone XL pipeline through South Dakota. The commission voted 3-0 Monday to delay the hearing, which was supposed to begin next week. For the project to move forward, regulators must agree that conditions for construction of ...

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Enbridge Energy seeks OK for replacement crude oil pipeline across northern Minnesota

Another proposed crude oil pipeline, along with another round of controversy, is coming to northern Minnesota. Pipeline operator Enbridge Energy on Friday asked state regulators for approval to build a $2.1 billion, 337-mile pipeline to replace a 1960s-era Line 3 pipeline. It carries crude oil from Canada to the Midwest, but has a history of ruptures. The Minnesota segment is ...

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Williston Basin Petroleum Conference set in Canada this week

WILLISTON, N.D. — The Williston Basin Petroleum Conference is being held this week in Canada. The annual event alternates between locations in U.S. and Canada. This year’s conference is Tuesday through Thursday in Regina, Saskatchewan. Last year’s conference drew a record 4,500 people to Bismarck. The conference enables people in the energy industry to learn about scientific and technological advances. ...

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4 Minot men arrested in undercover sex trafficking sting

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MINOT, N.D. — Four Minot men face charges after an undercover police operation aimed at consumers of commercial sex trafficking. Authorities say the arrests were made Friday. The suspects range in age from 21 to 45. All four men face a charge of solicitation of prostitution. One also is charged with preventing arrest, and another also is charged with solicitation ...

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