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Russia to expel 23 British diplomats and close consulate in row over poisoned ex-spy
United flight had to be diverted because it accidentally had a dog onboard
Democrats endorse Josh Boschee for secretary of state
FBI's McCabe is fired a little more than 24 hours before he could retire
AgweekTV: Eyes on the Ears
crime and courts
nation and world
Paws with purpose: Pets playing larger role in the workplace
Experts share advice for first-time homebuyers
Airbnb announces tax agreement with state of North Dakota
Chasing the American dream: Homebuyers face hurdles
Drink milk -- and save a farm
place a business brief
Geology is destiny: A Q&A with John Bluemle
Badlands energy development focus of film
Why are gas prices going up?
Keystone XL pipeline gets enough shipper pledges to proceed
ND oil production moves into growth mode
Doctors said to let a teen's sinus infection 'run its course,' family says. Weeks later, he died.
Hope for fighting deadly impatiens disease
5 Irish-themed sweets for St. Patrick's Day
Salmonella cases linked to consuming opioid substitute kratom
Hospital to host Stop the Bleed course
Hillsboro-Central Valley holds off late Carrington rally to make Class B boys state title game
COLLEGE BASKETBALL: No. 16 seed UMBC ousts No. 1 Virginia in historic upset
Hedberg's 3-point shooting vaults Minot Ryan past St. John in Class B boys semifinals
MILLER: UND men's hockey just a little bit short
UND's NCAA hopes alive but fading after NCHC Frozen Faceoff loss
Commentary: Democrat insider: State party engaged in “backstabbing and double dealing” with some candidates
What to look for on plant descriptions
Living longer means seniors often care for parents
LETTER: Dog park should be a safe place for humans and dogs
LETTER: Keep supporting the fine arts
Ernest "Ernie" Heidecker
Mary Eve Thomas
Jerome M. Tveter
Supporting Denny McNamara
We need Denny McNamara
A Personal Note From Denny
Denise Brew helps Dunn County as the emergency manager
Meeting Watford City's vehicle needs
'She makes sure it gets made'
Historic hotel continues expanding, improving services
Killdeer Convenience Store soon to expand
2018 Best Of The Western Edge Winners
5 places close to home to consider for your spring vacation
30 under 30
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.
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.
October 16, 2014 - 11:47pm
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.
May 22, 2014 - 11:13pm