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Senate confirms Pompeo to be Trump's CIA director
Ban on North Dakota Sunday morning sales could be lifted
Trump White House vows to stop China taking South China Sea islands
Debate begins on ND bill to exempt higher ed applicants from open records law
ND legislators going round and round on daylight saving time, time zone discussions
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
Counting on Student Loan Forgiveness? Better Check Your Eligibility Status Again
Magic, murder and mayhem; Foundation sponsors mystery dinner theater
Lauren Alaina to entertain at the Mardi Gras
Saving homeless pets; Oreo's Animal Rescue plans fundraiser
Trinity to present 'Into the Woods'
UND gets commitment from right-handed defenseman
SCHLOSSMAN: Road trip may be what UND needs
Advice for struggling Wild winger Coyle: shoot the puck
Dunn rising as talks of Rubio trade persist
Timberwolves to buy NBA D-League affiliate in Iowa
McFeely: N.D. lifetime fishing license 'more complicated than it seems'
Port: ND Democrats have some good ideas on transparency and accountability laws
McFeely: It’s the media’s duty to shine light on hatred
Veeder: Hot dish and ice slabs key to staying warm in January
Swift: Lessons learned from watching parents age
Thomas F. Murtha
Medora gears up for visitors
New tellings of old museum stories
Beach vibe in the Bakken
Sax remodels downtown building into custom and detailing center
Business steady as Platinum Motorsports becomes certified
November 11, 2014
Winter storm hits U.S. Plains, upper Midwest
CHICAGO — The first big winter storm of the season dropped up to 8 inches of snow in the Dakotas by Monday afternoon, but is not seen as a significant threat to crops or livestock, forecasters said. The snowfall is likely to stall just the last of the autumn harvest in those areas....
November 11, 2014 - 10:04pm
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 6, 2014
Beef Talk: Cull deep enough to find those freeloaders
Today, with an aggressive bidding for weigh-up cows and market bulls, why take the risk of pushing a cow an extra year? As condition and body weight decline, so does value, but managerial inputs and labor increase. The bottom line: Cows need to survive, produce and repeat the cycle...
November 6, 2014 - 10:05pm
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
October 11, 2014
After the storm: Farm bill, donations helped SD ranchers recover from blizzard
FARGO — Gary Cammack says ranchers who stop in at his Cammack Ranch Supply store in Union Center, S.D., have been commenting about how the...
October 11, 2014 - 5:58pm
Baumgarten: Donors deserve thanks for helping ranchers weather Atlas
There is something to be said about running a ranch. Ranching isn’t just a business; it’s a way of life. I’m not saying other professions aren’t important. Maybe it is just because I grew up raising cattle that I’m so particular about the industry. When you work cattle,...
October 11, 2014 - 12:44am
October 9, 2014
Beef Talk: Time to sort the thin, young or old cows
The cow is the source of production, so keeping her in shape is critical. Today’s point is that cows will regain body condition easier when production demands are low. Also, as a general rule, when the living have adequate food but are limited to little activity, weight gain occurs....
October 9, 2014 - 9:52pm
October 2, 2014
Beef Talk: A time to reflect and ponder
It was a time to reflect during a trip home to help Dad. After 91 years on the farm, he was moving to an assisted living facility. The night drive across western North Dakota was quite interesting. I remembered all the times I had driven these roads hoping to see another car. Things...
October 2, 2014 - 11:15pm
September 27, 2014
As clear as mud: EPA, cattle advocates butt heads on proposed Waters of the U.S. rule
There are definitely two sides when it comes to the controversial Waters of the U.S. rule change proposed by the Environmental Protection Agency. That...
September 27, 2014 - 9:40pm
September 26, 2014
The Pope of Slope County: Bowman rancher to be honored by North Dakota Stockmen’s for contributions to industry
He once was seen in various places — in the air, piloting his Cessna to help ranching neighbors find a lost bull or to get a needed machinery...
September 26, 2014 - 11:27pm
Beef Talk: When a cow is determined to be market beef, sell her
Got cows to sell? If you do, sell them. You only have to look at the prices to know the market is looking for beef. Producers always have some cows to sell if they want to. Current discussions focus on increasing cow numbers, but it may be ill-advised to change cow culling schemes....
September 26, 2014 - 12:51am
September 23, 2014
3 days of cattle: Annual N.D. Stockmen’s convention comes at exciting time
With record-high cattle prices and rising numbers in North Dakota, an organization dedicated to the industry has a lot to celebrate. “It’s...
September 23, 2014 - 10:55pm
September 18, 2014
Beef Talk: Cow herd expansion needs land
Why not more cows? That is a good question because the beef industry is begging for cows. To do that, the cow-calf producer needs more cows to expand, the feedlot producer needs more calves and purveyors need product. Do I keep more cows? That is a difficult question producers must...
September 18, 2014 - 5:45pm