Opponents of the controversial Keystone XL pipeline say it threatens waterways and wildlife habitats along its route. Last month's spill from the original Keystone pipeline just helped them make their case.
North Dakota's tribes — with celebrity help — are mobilizing members ahead of midterm elections. “We will not be silenced by the blatant efforts to rob our people of our voice," said four tribes in a joint press release.
Native American tribes that tried to block the Dakota Access oil pipeline during a months-long standoff with authorities in North Dakota more than a year ago are carrying on their fight in federal court.
A federal Judge has temporarily halted the Bayou Bridge Pipeline on environmental grounds. The pipeline would cut across Louisiana’s pristine Atchafalaya Basin in order to connect the Dakota Access Pipeline to the Gulf coast.
North Dakota has fared relatively well in the economic downturn. Some farmers and agriculture businesses there are trying to position themselves to be less vulnerable to the swings of the economy next time trouble arises. On PRI's The World.
A couple hundred head of cattle boarded a jumbo jet out of Fargo, ND on a 22 hour flight. The shipment is part of an agricultural deal to send a couple thousand hardy cows to Kazakhstan. For the Geo Quiz we ask, where did they land?
'People think I'm horrible for telling my child there is no santa.' That's the sentiment that struck North Dakota resident Amber Stogner. There may be no Santa, but the spirit of Christmas is thriving. Ms. Stogner joins us with her story.
Donald Schwert, Professor of Geology at North Dakota State University in Fargo, joins John to explain why the Fargo area is so vulnerable to floods, and Todd McDonald, a reporter for Prairie Public Radio, will describe how the city is coping.
Fargo, North Dakota is being protected from rising floodwaters by an energetic band of volunteers who are filling and stacking sandbags to construct temporary dikes. Sarah Mayo joins John to tell us how things are looking in her hometown.