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January 23, 2016
Potential gubernatorial candidate for Dems attends fundraiser in her name
GRAND FORKS, N.D. -- Former North Dakota Agriculture Commissioner Sarah Vogel might run for governor as a Democrat, but her supporters will have to wait a little while longer to know for sure. Vogel stopped Saturday at the Grand Forks Knights of Columbus Hall to attend a fundraiser...
January 23, 2016 - 9:48pm
April 15, 2015
ND environmental litigation bill to protect ag from federal regulations passes
BISMARCK - The North Dakota Legislature has passed the agricultural piece of a two-part legislative effort, designed to create a fund to help...
April 15, 2015 - 5:57pm
October 27, 2014
Balancing act: Energy and agriculture issues highlight commissioner race
FARGO – The two candidates in the North Dakota agriculture commissioner’s race have clashed in their different approaches to balancing the conflicts between energy and agriculture. Because of the tensions between the state’s two top industries – and the agriculture commissioner’s...
October 27, 2014 - 10:54pm
October 16, 2014
N.D. ag commissioner proposes pipeline reclamation inspection program
BISMARCK – North Dakota’s agriculture commissioner said Thursday he will ask the state Legislature for funding for two inspectors to help resolve complaints from landowners, farmers and ranchers unhappy with how their land has been restored around pipelines. Commissioner Doug...
October 16, 2014 - 11:58pm
October 13, 2014
Goehring holds commanding lead in ag commissioner poll
FARGO – Republican incumbent Doug Goehring commands a strong lead over Democratic challenger Ryan Taylor in the closely watched North Dakota...
October 13, 2014 - 11:59pm
October 6, 2014
Taylor tries to separate himself from Goehring in Measure 5 opposition
BISMARCK — Candidates for North Dakota agriculture commissioner took stances Monday against a conservation fund on the Nov. 4 ballot, but Democrat Ryan Taylor tried to distinguish himself as the candidate who could reunite the farm and conservation communities once the dust settles. During...
October 6, 2014 - 11:33pm
ND ag commissioner scolds rail exec
GRAND FORKS — North Dakota’s Commissioner of Agriculture said the Canadian Pacific Railway and its CEO are “arrogant” and that the company is less responsive than BNSF Railway, the state’s other major shipper. “CP’s just arrogant. Hunter Harrison (the company’s CEO)...
October 6, 2014 - 11:15pm
September 26, 2014
Ag commissioner candidates clash on energy balance
FARGO — Candidates for North Dakota agriculture commissioner clashed Thursday over their positions on affordable housing and differed in their approaches to balancing agriculture and energy. Ryan Taylor, the Democrat challenging Republican incumbent Doug Goehring, said more should...
September 26, 2014 - 12:24am
September 4, 2014
Goehring: Farmers need help harvesting
North Dakota needs more combiners to bring in this year’s harvest, the state’s top agriculture official said Thursday. Agriculture Commissioner Doug Goehring said in a statement there is a short list of combiners looking for work but a long list of farmers who need help harvesting. “Right...
September 4, 2014 - 4:48pm
August 18, 2014
Letter: Ask questions about the ag commissioner candidates
The general election for 2014 is a little more than two months away. There are federal, state and county offices that are up for election at this time. One office, state agriculture commissioner, is an important office for the future of western North Dakota. The person who holds...
August 18, 2014 - 7:07pm
August 6, 2014
Letter: Goehring’s comments confusing, ironic
It was interesting to read Doug Goehring’s recent letter to the editor that attacked Ryan Taylor for his pledge to protect landowners, as well as attacking Taylor for being “folksy,” as if that is a bad thing. Forgetting for a moment that last point — because the irony is...
August 6, 2014 - 12:00am
July 31, 2014
Letter: Goehring, not Taylor is the one full of soundbites
Agriculture Commissioner Doug Goehring’s recent letter “Soundbite vs. smart regulation” is ironically nothing more than a bunch of soundbites. I live in the beautiful White Earth Valley in western North Dakota in the heart of the Bakken, and as a result of the boom, our ranch...
July 31, 2014 - 6:06pm
July 22, 2014
Race for North Dakota’s agriculture commissioner is all about oil
TOWNER — North Dakota’s biggest oil producers have picked a side and put money into an obscure election for the state’s agriculture commissioner, hoping to ward off a rising Democratic challenger who could limit development of new wells and pipelines. With a Legislature that...
July 22, 2014 - 4:55pm
July 21, 2014
Goehring: Soundbite versus smart regulation
Often what sounds good is often anything but easy. Such is the case of Ryan Taylor’s recent column. His folksy, ah-shucks language may sound appealing and his solutions easy, but the realities of regulating our state’s two largest industries are seldom so simple. Take for example,...
July 21, 2014 - 11:18pm
July 14, 2014
Stenehjem says N.D. Industrial Commission violated open records law with records delay
BISMARCK -- The North Dakota Industrial Commission violated the state’s open records laws by taking almost two months to fulfill a request for thousands of pages of meeting minutes, Attorney General Wayne Stenehjem -- who sits on the commission -- said in an opinion issued Monday....
July 14, 2014 - 4:59pm