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'La La Land' has Hollywood singing a different tune on musicals
South Dakota considers buffer strip bill
Trump's defense chief says in Iraq: We're not here for your oil
Malaysian PM says probe into killing of North Korea's leader's half-brother will be fair
Suspect in North Dakota attack arrested on attempted murder charge
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
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
Just a kid at heart: Buffington makes dollhouse for silent auction item
Learning for a lifetime: CommUniversity classes start Feb. 11
Wild recall F Graovac
New Orleans hometown guy leads West All-Stars to win with record 52 points
Plan remains to alternate between Grand Forks and Fargo for state hockey
Twins' Vargas gets help from Manny Ramirez this time
Jacobs: A new bird mystery for a new week
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
Phillips: Dealing with difficult people easier with kindness
Shaun L. Walton
Catherine "Katie" (Kessel) Steinke
Gladys Josephine Stenberg
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
August 7, 2014
Beef Talk: Records: A positive opportunity
As summer appears to be waning and fall soon will be upon us, I can remember a former co-worker, Harlan Hughes, saying; “You can’t manage what you don’t measure.” The meaning never changes. The statement is true because you can’t manage what you don’t measure. As producers...
August 7, 2014 - 11:56pm
July 31, 2014
Already dry South Dakota fields crunched by storm: About 65 miles of wind, hail beat up crops
By Marcus Traxler Forum News Service STICKNEY, S.D. — The scene around Ronnie Prien’s farm is one he’s all too familiar with. “The...
July 31, 2014 - 11:33pm
July 15, 2014
North Dakota counters trend of fewer beef cows
GRAND FORKS — In almost five decades of raising cattle, Frank Matejcek hasn’t seen prices as high as they are today. That’s due in part...
July 15, 2014 - 12:00am
May 22, 2014
Beef Talk: Start your calf vaccinations now
As calving winds down and calves are settled with their mammas, the inevitable day will come when the calves need to get a round of vaccinations. It is much like the old days when the school made the announcement that the county nurse was coming along with a bag full of needles. Terror...
May 22, 2014 - 11:13pm
March 20, 2014
Beef Talk: Are your cows ready to rebreed?
By Kris Ringwall The question of the day: Are the cows ready to breed? For many cattle operations, the calving season got started in mid-March, so it will be in full swing soon. I hope the nutritional plan is in place and the cows are doing fine. Although nutritional adjustments...
March 20, 2014 - 8:15pm
March 6, 2014
Ranchers mull feedlot expansions
More livestock producers are considering adding or expanding livestock feeding operations in North Dakota, officials said. Scott Ressler, environmental services director for the North Dakota Stockmen’s Association, says about seven feedlots are in development in the state, compared...
March 6, 2014 - 9:05pm
Grabbing the bull by the EPDs
The act of purchasing a bull is turning more and more into an exact science. With advancements in modern technology — especially in the...
February 6, 2014 - 11:06pm
January 30, 2014
NDSU meat scientist says beef can be part of healthy diet
FARGO — North Dakota State University researcher Eric Berg says beef’s reputation as being unhealthy is likely undeserved. Berg, a meat...
January 30, 2014 - 11:28pm
January 9, 2014
No shortcuts in the beef business
By Kris Ringwall Once again, Mother Nature reigns and we follow. The challenges that cow-calf producers face are immense. The wind, temperature extremes and just the sheer forces of nature are mind-bending. Given the recent cold wave across the country, walking across cold snow...
January 9, 2014 - 10:07pm
January 2, 2014
Calves that create fervid gusto are good
By Kris Ringwall Buying bulls means buying a good bull with structure, fertility and the desired traits that correspond to a market driven to buy the offspring with fervid gusto. Most livestock buyers purchase with gusto, but the right genetics will add fervor. With fervor comes...
January 2, 2014 - 10:30pm
December 19, 2013
Beef Talk: Bull buying and headaches
By Kris Ringwall As the year wraps up, the process of buying a bull picks up and new bulls are great, but what about the old bulls? Although one wants to keep lots of openness when reviewing new bulls, truth be told, there is a wealth of information available on most bulls that...
December 19, 2013 - 8:46pm
September 20, 2013
Beef Talk: Fall, a window of opportunity for thin cows
Plan ahead, because now is the time to think about those thin cows, not next winter prior to calving. In a broad sense, a moderately milking...
September 20, 2013 - 12:00am
August 15, 2013
Ringwall: New ventures come with unprotected risk
Perhaps one is somewhat handicapped in the beef business without a marketing background. Marketing information is continuous and certainly needed....
August 15, 2013 - 5:46pm
May 24, 2013
Beef up for higher prices
Beefing up could mean meat eaters will have to open up their wallets a little wider this summer, as the price of beef and other meats continue...
May 24, 2013 - 12:00am
April 6, 2013
The cow jumped over the moon and beef prices may do the same
FARGO -- With the arrival of spring, it won't be long before steaks and burgers start sizzling and popping on backyard grills. But be aware:...
April 6, 2013 - 12:00am