North Dakota To Repurpose Coronavirus Aid For Fracking, Education North Dakota officials voted to repurpose $221 million in federal coronavirus aid to various state agencies, including a $16-million grant to oil companies in support of the fracking process.
Enbridge Completes 12-Mile North Dakota Stretch Of Line 3Enbridge Energy officials said Wednesday they have completed a small section of its Line 3 crude oil pipeline replacement project in North Dakota, leaving only the Minnesota stretch that has been challenged by state officials and others.
Suit: North Dakota Refinery Developer Owes Workers WagesSome current and former employees of a company developing an oil refinery near Theodore Roosevelt National Park in North Dakota filed a lawsuit claiming they are owed wages and bonuses.
Fargo Easing Restrictions To Public BuildingsFargo Mayor Tim Mahoney said he's easing restrictions on access to public buildings, many of which were closed to residents because of the coronavirus.
Fargo Juneteenth Organizers Say Threats From City Leaders To Blame For Low TurnoutFargo Mayor Tim Mahoney on Thursday declared an emergency declaration to protect the city from potential violence at the march.
Gov. Walz, Citing Credible Threats, Sends National Guard To Clay CountyGov. Tim Walz is sending Minnesota National Guard troops to state's western border because of what he says are credible threats of violence during demonstrations planned in neighboring North Dakota.
Coronavirus In North Dakota: Deaths From COVID-19 In Greater Fargo-Moorhead Area Up To 42Cass and Clay counties have confirmed a combined total of 1,014 COVID-19 cases.
Coronavirus In North Dakota: Fargo Leaders Look To 'Test Their Way Out' Of Virus SurgeOfficials said Thursday that they've identified several COVID-19 hot spots in and around Fargo, which is North Dakota's biggest city and which has had more confirmed cases of the disease than any other community in the state.
Great River Energy Closing North Dakota Coal-Fired Plant; Replacing With Wind Energy The company that operates the largest coal-fired power plant in North Dakota announced Thursday it will close the factory and replace most of its energy with new wind farms in Minnesota.
Grand Forks Outbreak Has Other North Dakota Plants On AlertA widespread outbreak of the coronavirus that has shuttered a wind turbine plant in northeastern North Dakota and initiated a massive contact tracing effort has led many of the state's largest manufacturers to review and relay their safety measures.
Coronavirus Updates: North Dakota Governor To Decide This Week If Business Closures Will Be ExtendedGov. Doug Burgum said Monday he will make a decision this week whether to extend an order to keep most businesses closed in an effort to contain the coronavirus as cases continue to grow in North Dakota.
Coronavirus Update: North Dakota Governor Defends Decision Not To Issue Stay-At-Home OrderNorth Dakota Gov. Doug Burgum on Wednesday defended his decision to not issue a statewide stay-at-home order, saying the state’s targeted approach is working to slow the spread of the coronavirus.
Coronavirus In Minnesota: Gov. Walz Says He Is Worried About Lack Of Stay-At-Home Orders In Iowa, North Dakota And South DakotaWalz added that he has communicated with officials in the three states that border Minnesota to the west and south.
Coronavirus Update: Second Death Attributed To COVID-19 In North DakotaA second person has died from complications of the coronavirus in North Dakota, state officials said Monday. The victim is a woman in her 80s from McHenry County in north-central North Dakota.
Coronavirus Updates: North Dakota COVID-19 Death Was 93-Year-Old ManThe only person who has died of coronavirus complications in North Dakota is a 93-year-old man from Fargo.