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Sisters encourage others to get colonoscopies and be mindful of their health
Panel votes to phase out ND center for tobacco prevention
Refugee resettlement study bill passes ND House, Democrat calls it "mean-spirited"
Dickinson talks blue law: Local businesses give thoughts on potential change in Sunday hours law
After cases of 911 overdose calls lead to charges, ND Good Samaritan law may see changes
crime and courts
nation and world
MDU enters power purchase agreement for Thunder Spirit Wind project near Hettinger
U.S. oil rig count recovers to end 2016 near year-ago levels
New state regulations will affect repairs of pipeline
ND oil production up 7 percent, returns above 1 million barrels a day
Oil pipeline spill near Belfield estimated at 176,000 gallons
Promoting beef: Sharon Kickertz-Gerbig named CattleWomen regional director
Winning the golden ticket: Dickinson State to present 'Charlie and the Chocolate Factory'
Cafe 60 reaches out to baby boomers: Elder Care program offered in participating restaurants
Vacation with a purpose: Volunteers needed for a service trip to Zimbabwe
Auxiliary selling Valentine cookies
Top-seeded Bulldogs hold off Bison in Region 7 Tournament
Bearcats knock off defending Region 7 champs Trinity in quarterfinals
Night Hawks outlast Heart River in Region 7 Tournament
Defense, scoring balance gets Killdeer past Wildfire
DSU track and field collects NSAA honors
Port: N.D. House Democrat insults sponsor of refugee study 'born in prejudice and suspicion'
Column: Don't blame your pain on the weather
Port: Young legislators learn that in politics the people are never wrong (even when they’re wrong)
Swift: Do-it-yourself Dad may be least patient patient of all
Veeder: The new good 'ol days are on their way
Jeffrey "Jeff" Schirado
Mary Ann Engelhart
Heidt and Horner plan wedding
Kristianson and Kilwein
Olson and Steffan
Engagement: Pottorff and Schank
Kirkwood president committed to hometown, growth
More than a decade caring for the public
South Heart investing $13.1M into education's future
Clear Creek expands into residential heating and plumbing sector
Kids are "Acting Up!" during class
Honoring our Firefighters
February 13, 2017
Pates: Good news: Beef is for my dinner
FARGO, N.D. — I like beef and always will. The good folks of the North Dakota Beef Commission remind us that a 3-ounce serving contains only 8 percent of the daily calories needed in a diet, but 48 percent protein, and a large part of 10 other essential nutrients. And it's delicious....
February 13, 2017 - 3:00pm
October 3, 2016
Cattlemen see trade as top issue
MINOT, N.D. — Restoring beef trade with Japan and China is needed to help snap U.S. markets out of the doldrums, officials said Sept. 23...
October 3, 2016 - 9:10am
May 20, 2016
Cattlemen talk market volatility
Larry Schnell, owner of Stockmen's Livestock Exchange in Dickinson, drew applause from his industry colleagues Friday when he said cattlemen...
May 20, 2016 - 5:10pm
January 5, 2016
Wal-Mart supplier recalls 90,000 lbs of potentially contaminated meat
A supplier to Wal-Mart Stores, the world's largest retailer, has recalled about 90,000 pounds of beef products that may be "contaminated with...
News/Nation and World
January 5, 2016 - 4:06pm
June 2, 2015
Letter: Let Congress know your feelings about COOL
Hoping to avoid wars, in 1952, six European nations negotiated a “coal and steel community,” which has morphed into a 28-nation European Union super-state that will eventually obliterate national sovereignty. The EU has a flag, anthem and currency. Its leaders boast member states...
June 2, 2015 - 11:10pm
June 1, 2015
Brooks: Time for industry, Congress to ensure beef safety
North Dakota cattle ranchers tip their hat to Rep. Kevin Cramer for standing up for the state’s beef industry and supporting the economy. He...
June 1, 2015 - 8:10pm
May 18, 2015
World Trade Organization rules against meat labeling
BISMARCK -- The World Trade Organization ruled against the U.S. Monday, saying labels stating where meat is raised discriminate against livestock from Canada and Mexico. COOL has been a point of contention because Canada and Mexico say it reduces the value of cattle and hogs shipped...
May 18, 2015 - 10:04pm
May 16, 2015
Beef prices continue to rise as grilling season approaches
GRAND FORKS — Grillers likely will be greeted by higher beef prices this summer, a trend caused in part by slowed production. Average prices for a range of beef cuts, from chuck roast to ground beef, have increased over the past few years, according to federal data. U.S. Department...
May 16, 2015 - 9:19pm
February 28, 2015
What’s the beef with meat?
A recent report is advising Americans to eat less meat, for both nutritional and environmental reasons. The U.S. Department of Agriculture released its 2015 Dietary Advisory Guidelines, a report released every five years and is generally used as an eating guide to promote healthy...
February 28, 2015 - 11:34pm
January 18, 2015
N.D. family puts money down on beef feedlots
ELGIN -- When Blaine Ottmar's two sons moved their families back to their hometown of Elgin, he had to find a way for the family farm to support the new additions, which included six grandsons. After weighing his options, he settled on a feedlot rather than renting more farmland...
January 18, 2015 - 9:48pm
January 3, 2015
Christmas for cattle producers: Beef prices, big hay crop produce optimism
Plentiful hay supplies and record-high beef prices made this a Christmas to remember for Upper Midwest cattle producers, especially after widespread drought and storms in 2012 and 2013. “There’s just a big sigh or relief. Folks are feeling a little more secure going into 2015,”...
January 3, 2015 - 12:06am
November 11, 2014
No end in sight for county’s booming cattle industry: High prices could to carry in to 2015
GRAND FORKS — Tim Petry expected strong cattle prices in 2014. “But I didn’t expect they’d be this good. They’ve been phenomenal,...
November 11, 2014 - 4:24pm
November 1, 2014
Comment period for beef importation rule extended to Dec. 29
WASHINGTON — The U.S. Department of Agriculture has extended a commenting period for a rule that would allow the nation to import beef from Argentina. The department’s Animal and Plant Health and Inspection Service have named Dec. 29 as the new deadline for the rule. The proposal...
November 1, 2014 - 9:24pm
October 18, 2014
Start them while they’re young
Bowman native Gracie Blaser, 9, shows her commercial heifer calf during of the West River Livestock Show Junior Point Show Saturday at the Dickinson...
October 18, 2014 - 6:52pm
October 16, 2014
High beef prices have ranchers selling early
MANDAN — There were 3,000 cattle sold at Kist Livestock in Mandan this week. Only 1,800 were on the auction block this time last year. High cattle prices have ranchers selling earlier than usual. “It’s just started,” said Matt Lachenmeier, a fieldman at Kist. Lachenmeier...
October 16, 2014 - 11:47pm