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Witness describes brutal night watching ex-boyfriend kill man, injure another
Former Lake Region State basketball player leads nonprofit
DSU Foundation hearing pushed to late spring or early summer
Police Blotter: Woman reports possible fake soldier scam
Archaeologists find toys, bottles and debris of daily life at former Fargo brothel
crime and courts
nation and world
Spill reported at well site without berm
ND health department tightens up on radioactive waste monitoring
Treater leak spills oil, brine in Mountrail County
Legal challenges buy time to develop clean coal
Coal prepares for carbon-free future as industry pushes developing commercially viable programs
Country superstar Garth Brooks signs Amazon streaming deal
Dickinson teen to receive Eagle Scout award
Irish singers headline concert series
Auxiliary sponsors Tour of Tables
U.S. breast cancer deaths drop; rate among white women falls most
Yoder, Midgets hope to savor experience at Saturday's state cross country meet
Dakota State matchup a tough test for Blue Hawks
9-man playoffs: Raiders set to face Honkers, record-setting QB Rodin
9-man playoffs: Holsteins 'peaking at the right time'
Wild stay unbeaten at home, trip up Maple Leafs
MCFEELY: National narrative over pipeline protest should be an eye-opener
LETTER: Who is "Vote Right 36?"
COLUMN: Despite Trump, demotic protest politics doesn't always fail
PORT: Democratic candidate calls for permanent Native American member of the Public Service Commission
Our View: Four for ND state offices
Allan Milton Wallman
Delia "Dee" Hammel
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
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
September 11, 2014
Beef Talk: Do you have some bulls to cull?
Now is a good time to look at the bull pen, even though it probably is empty. In fact, one would have to wonder why if there is a bull in the pen. For many, the bulls are left on pasture and rounded up with the cows and calves as fall progresses. Throughout the summer, various bulls...
September 11, 2014 - 10:07pm