Senators from North Dakota and Minnesota say the Obama administration should retreat on a proposal to make significant changes to renewable fuel standards and show its support for the biodiesel industry. Democratic Sens. Heidi Heitkamp of North Dakota and Al Franken and Amy Klobuchar of Minnesota say that biodiesel production has led to thousands of jobs and remains a clean, safe form of energy.
A slowdown in rail service is forcing American Crystal Sugar to cut back on production, something company officials said Wednesday could cost millions if the situation doesn’t improve.
The U.S. Army has postponed dropping the ROTC program at North Dakota State University in Fargo.
North Dakota’s governor and congressional delegation say the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development has awarded the city of Minot and Ward County more than $40 million in disaster relief funding.
A man accused of trying to extort $50 million from various government agencies in Fargo and threatening to hold tribunals for politicians told U.S. District Judge Ralph Erickson on Thursday that Erickson should be arrested for ruining his life.
A Minnesota man has pleaded not guilty to federal charges he tried to extort $50 million from various federal and state agencies, and threatened to kidnap politicians.