Army Corps Denies Dakota Access Pipeline Lake Crossing

CANNONBALL, N.D. ( – U.S. Army Corps of Engineers says it won’t grant an easement for the Dakota Access oil pipeline in southern North Dakota. Corps spokeswoman Moria Kelley said in a news release Sunday that the administration will not allow the four-state, $3.8 billion pipeline to be built under Lake Oahe, a Missouri...
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North Dakota Governor-Elect Doug Burgum Inaugural Schedule

BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) – Governor-elect Doug Burgum is sending out invitations to his inaugural, and everyone’s welcome. The inaugural is billed as “a fun-filled evening of celebration with great music and dancing.” It’s scheduled at the Bismarck Event Center for January 4, a day after the Republican takes a ceremonial oath of office and...
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VCSU’s Jamie Wirth Named To Prairie Business ’40 Under 40′ List

VALLEY CITY, N.D. ( Jamie Wirth, Ph.D., director of the Great Plains STEM Education Center at Valley City State University, has been named to Prairie Business magazine’s 2016 “40 Under 40” list, which recognizes 40 of the top business professionals under the age of 40 in the Dakotas and western Minnesota. Also an assistant...
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Senators Heitkamp & Hoeven Statements On Dakota Access Pipeline Protest

WASHINGTON, D.C. ( – U.S. Senator Heidi Heitkamp issued the following statement on U.S. Attorney General Loretta Lynch’s discussion with Morton County Sheriff Kyle Kirchmeier regarding the Dakota Access pipeline. Heitkamp said, “for months I’ve been working with the delegation and the governor to press the Administration to engage proactively with North Dakota law...
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