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Jewell: ND ‘needs to make good history’ with energy play

August 7, 2013 in The Dickinson Press

Saying North Dakota “needs to make good history and not bad history,” Secretary of the Interior Sally Jewell capped off her visit to the state with a stop in Dickinson on Wednesday. Continue Reading

In lawsuit, feds argue coal industry can legally give to regulators’ campaigns

May 18, 2013 in The Dickinson Press

FARGO Federal lawyers concede that thousands of dollars of campaign donations from coal-mining interests to members of the North Dakota Public Service Commission “risk creating an appearance of impropriety.” Continue Reading

Montana tribes start receiving settlement money

June 22, 2012 in The Dickinson Press

HELENA, Mont. (AP) Some Indian tribes have started receiving their shares of a $1 billion settlement with the U.S. government over mismanagement of their money and trust lands, while others are waiting and remain undecided on what to do with their windfall. Continue Reading

Three Affiliates Tribes chairman Hall named to national trust fund commission

December 12, 2011 in Grand Forks Herald

Tex Hall is one of five people nationwide named to the Secretarial Commission on Indian Trust Administration and Reform. The group will evaluate Interior’s management of nearly $4 billion in American Indian trust funds. Continue Reading

Statue of Liberty crown to reopen July 4

May 8, 2009 in Grand Forks Herald

Interior Secretary Ken Salazar says the crown of the Statue of Liberty will reopen July 4. Continue Reading