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December 27, 2018
An American flag flies on top of a Unit Drilling rig in the Bakken Formation outside Watford City, N.D., on March 9, 2018.  Bloomberg photo by Daniel Acker
U.S. shale's blows leave Middle East oil producers staggering
December 27, 2018 - 10:35am
December 21, 2018
Protesters set up a giant loon outside the Crosslake Community Center in 2017 where public hearings occurred about the Enbridge Line 3 expansion proposal. Frank Lee / Forum News Service file photo
With Minn. Gov’s backing, Commerce appeals Line 3
December 21, 2018 - 6:51pm
December 20, 2018
Bob Fryberger, left, and twin brother Jerry Fryberger fish for walleyes on Lac La Croix in Minnesota's Boundary waters Canoe Area earlier this month. The twin brothers celebrated their 75th birthdays on the annual trip.

Sam Cook / Forum Communications Co.
Feds propose renewing mining company’s leases near Boundary Waters
December 20, 2018 - 9:35pm
PolyMet will use rod mills, at right, to crush metal-bearing rock from 1/2-inch-sized pieces to small pieces of gravel as part of the process of extracting copper, nickel and other metals from the mine. The mills are part of the old LTV processing plant now owned by PolyMet. File photo by Bob King
Minnesota Pollution Control Agency issues copper-nickel mine permits
December 20, 2018 - 5:53pm
December 19, 2018
Nancy Emerson of Moorhead fills her gas tank at M&H in Moorhead on Tuesday, Dec. 17.   Barry Amundson / The Forum
Holiday travelers see lowest gas prices of the year across the region
December 19, 2018 - 5:02pm
December 18, 2018
Brendon Ruppell, a first-year wind energy technician major, looks down nearly 300 feet from the top of Lake Region State College's wind turbine. He has climbed the tower more than a dozen times.  Forum News Service file photo
Wind, solar power increasing in region
December 18, 2018 - 3:37pm
December 14, 2018
Enbridge to remove existing Line 3 from tribal lands if new pipeline is built
December 14, 2018 - 5:39pm
December 12, 2018
Thick smoke pours from the fire at the Husky Enery oil refinery in Superior, Wis. Thursday afternoon on April 26. Bob King / Forum News Service
Safeguards ‘ineffective’ at preventing northwest Wis. refinery explosion
December 12, 2018 - 5:48pm
December 10, 2018
David Neely is project manager for the Renville Wind Farm with EDP Renewables. The company hosted an open house Wednesday, Dec. 5, in Bird Island to provide information on the company's plans for a 100-megawatt wind farm north of Bird Island. Tom Cherveny / Forum News Service
100-megawatt wind farm proposed in Renville County, Minn.
December 10, 2018 - 7:57pm
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Stauber’s first act: clear path for PolyMet
December 10, 2018 - 6:32pm
December 6, 2018
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Gas prices fall to lowest of the year in North Dakota, Minnesota, nation
December 6, 2018 - 8:05pm
December 3, 2018
Environmental groups appeal PolyMet mine permits
December 3, 2018 - 3:41pm
November 16, 2018
Shown here is the Pegasus Solar Project, which was developed by Geronimo Energy and is now operational in Brooten in central Minnesota. Submitted photo
Minnesota’s largest solar farm project moving ahead in far southwestern corner
November 16, 2018 - 5:31pm
his overhead view showed the Keystone Pipeline oil spill last November near the South Dakota-North Dakota border. The pipeline runs from Canada through eastern North Dakota and South Dakota and then into Nebraska.  Submitted photo
One year after one of the nation's largest oil pipeline leaks happened near SD-ND border, some questions remain
November 16, 2018 - 3:26pm
November 12, 2018
An oil well pumps at sunrset in western North Dakota's Bakken Formation. Forum News Service file photo
Another pipeline to start in ND and head to Texas?
November 12, 2018 - 5:07pm
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