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U.S. strike on Islamic State in Afghanistan kills 21
MH17 was shot down by Russian-made missile fired from rebel-held area
Health Dept. spokeswoman resigns over 'rather inappropriate' tweets posted during presidential debate
Israel's Shimon Peres, 93, dies in Tel Aviv
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nation and world
Whiting CEO: Tribal service deals could help Dakota pipeline impasse
RockPile gets bought out, expands
Sunoco, behind protested Dakota Access pipeline, tops U.S. crude spill charts
Tribal official urges respect in pipeline debate
Brady Wind farms south of Dickinson to be completed by December
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Engagement: Schank and Hofland
Engagement: VanDoorne and Johnson
DSU to showcase artwork by Donna Watts
How to prevent childhood obesity
Midgets volleyball takes care of Saints in four sets
Trinity pulls away from Beulah for sweep
Hazeltine pedigree planned from the start
DSU volleyball tops South Dakota Mines
Reeve: Best team ever for U.S. at Ryder Cup?
Port: One of these idiots its going to be president
Veeder: Connecting with grandma's memory over a slice of apple pie
Our View: Feds should pay for Dakota Access protest costs
Port: Marsy's Law campaign has been bizarre, insulting, inaccurate
Other Views: Mask comes off of Voter ID laws
good bad and ugly
James "Jim" Basic
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
September 2, 2016
Corn, wheat climb from multi-year lows ahead of U.S. holiday
WINNIPEG, Manitoba—Chicago corn and wheat futures prices rose for a second straight session on Friday with short-covering ahead of the...
September 2, 2016 - 9:32pm
August 30, 2016
U.S. soybean plantings to rise in 2017, corn to fall
BOONE, Iowa—U.S. farmers plan to increase their soybean plantings in 2017 to an all-time high, encouraged by robust demand for the oilseed,...
August 30, 2016 - 12:51pm
July 24, 2016
Developers plan ethanol plant near Jamestown
JAMESTOWN -- A group of developers has plans to make ethanol from the stalks and leaves of North Dakota corn plants and wheat straw. New Energy...
July 24, 2016 - 12:08am
July 4, 2016
Low commodity prices, high input costs and dry weather have made for a difficult crop growing season
Farmers bank their year on how crops will fair come harvest. With a mixture of a dry year and low commodity prices, agronomist Chris Binstock...
July 4, 2016 - 9:27pm
June 30, 2016
U.S. wheat, corn fall sharply; soy weakens too
CHICAGO — United States wheat futures fell on Wednesday, extending their decline under pressure from the ongoing harvest of a bountiful crop in the Plains and the Midwest which threatens to add to a glut of supplies that is largely being shunned by overseas buyers. Corn futures...
News/Nation and World
June 30, 2016 - 11:02pm
U.S. wheat, corn fall sharply; soy weakens too
U.S. wheat, corn fall sharply; soy weakens too(Recasts, updates with closing prices, analyst quote) By Mark Weinraub CHICAGO -- U.S. wheat futures fell on Wednesday, extending their decline under pressure from the ongoing harvest of a bountiful crop in the Plains and the Midwest which...
June 30, 2016 - 11:39am
April 16, 2016
Richardton ethanol plant looks to future after debt is paid
RICHARDTON -- The Red Trail Energy ethanol plant is heading into the 2016 farming season free of debt and with its sights on the future. The nine-year-old investor-led company, which crushed corn into more than 54 million gallons of ethanol last year, informed investors at the company’s...
April 16, 2016 - 6:07pm
February 7, 2016
Ag commissioner: 2016 outlook ‘pretty dismal’ for farmers
Doug Goehring may be North Dakota’s agriculture commissioner, but at the end of the day, he’s still a farmer. Like any farmer, he has to...
February 7, 2016 - 6:02am
December 8, 2015
North Dakota corn staff reorganizes
FARGO, N.D. -- The North Dakota Corn Utilization Council has downsized its staff, including eliminating the office manager post held by a veteran state legislator. Scott German of Oakes, N.D., chairman of the NDCUC, confirmed that state Rep. Blair Thoreson, R-N.D., was laid off as...
December 8, 2015 - 6:00am
November 30, 2015
Ethanol supporters wanted higher Renewable Fuel Standards mandates
GRAND FORKS, N.D. -- Biofuel supporters say the newly released and long-awaited Renewable Fuel Standards mandates, though a step in the right direction, are too low. The Environmental Protection Agency on Monday set the ethanol requirement for next year at 14.5 billion gallons, more...
November 30, 2015 - 5:07pm
October 8, 2015
Profit-taking, advancing U.S. harvests snap rallies
CHICAGO -- U.S. grain futures retreated from their highest prices in more than two months on Wednesday under pressure from advancing U.S. harvests and profit-taking ahead of key crop reports. Declines in corn snapped a four-day rally that was fueled by expectations the U.S....
October 8, 2015 - 2:31pm
September 4, 2015
Crop prices on the decline
Consecutive years of record-setting yields of corn, soybeans and wheat are driving down the per-bushel price, North Dakota State University crop...
September 4, 2015 - 11:00pm
July 14, 2015
Wildfire smoke from Canada shouldn’t cause significant crop damage
GRAND FORKS — Growing crops need sunlight and heat — and smoke from Canadian wildfires meant less of both for Upper Midwest fields in late June and early July. Though the persistent haze and overcast skies aren't expected to do significant damage to crops, some, particularly corn,...
July 14, 2015 - 11:11pm
July 9, 2015
Fired North Dakota corn group executive alleges conflicts of interest
FARGO -- The former executive director of the North Dakota Corn Utilization Council confirmed that he was fired, and has written a letter about what he called governance conflicts of interest involving some of the organization's board members. On June 23, Tom Lilja abruptly resigned...
July 9, 2015 - 10:51pm
July 7, 2015
Thousand-year-old charred corn, sunflower kernels unearthed at Thomsen Center Archeodome in SD
MITCHELL, S.D. — Each year, something new is uncovered at the Thomsen Center Archeodome at the Mitchell Prehistoric Indian Village. But this year, the big find has been something small. Researchers working the archaeological site along Lake Mitchell have discovered troves of small,...
July 7, 2015 - 11:36pm