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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
Magic, murder and mayhem; Foundation sponsors mystery dinner theater
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Trinity to present 'Into the Woods'
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Big third quarter lifts Night Hawks past Titans
Saints hold off Midgets girls basketball
DHS boys hockey secures win at Jamestown
DHS boys basketball turns in balanced effort at St. Mary’s
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Welle: 15 things I want my children to know about me
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New tellings of old museum stories
Beach vibe in the Bakken
Sax remodels downtown building into custom and detailing center
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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
June 26, 2015
ND corn growers executive director resigns abruptly
FARGO -- Tom Lilja, the executive director of both the North Dakota Corn Utilization Council and the North Dakota Corn Growers Association, resigned abruptly June 23. Paul Belzer, chairman of the NDCUC, would only say the council had "accepted Tom's resignation." He declined several...
June 26, 2015 - 2:34pm
May 18, 2015
Frost threatens northern U.S. corn; rains soak southern Plains
CHICAGO -- Freezing temperatures will threaten emerging corn plants in North Dakota while rains linger this week in the southern U.S. Plains wheat belt, an agricultural meteorologist said Monday. Light snow fell early Monday in North Dakota, and temperatures on Tuesday were expected...
May 18, 2015 - 2:22pm
November 27, 2014
Winter’s arrival interrupts corn, sunflower harvest
GRAND FORKS —The first 85 percent of the Upper Midwest corn and sunflower harvest went well, thanks to warm, dry weather in October and early November. Winter’s mid-November arrival complicates harvesting the final 15 percent. “Then they were, quite literally, shut down in...
November 27, 2014 - 8:40pm
November 3, 2014
Local farmers hit or miss on corn and sunflower harvest
NEW ENGLAND -- Corn and sunflower harvests are in full swing across southwest North Dakota, but it is difficult to gauge how the farmers are faring. Farmers and agronomists say that yields are dependent upon several factors this year, including planting date, geographic location...
November 3, 2014 - 12:36pm
September 11, 2014
Big crop gets bigger: USDA raises U.S. corn, soybean estimates
WASHINGTON — U.S. corn and soybean production in 2014, already pegged at record highs, will be higher than expected a month ago and somewhat above trade expectations, the U.S. government said on Thursday, triggering a swift drop in Chicago grain markets. Soybean futures fell...
September 11, 2014 - 12:43pm
August 15, 2014
Teens give life back to the kernels: Pollinators walk fields to help seed company develop new lines of corn
SABIN, Minn. — Every summer dozens of teens and adults walk acres of cornfields near this western Minnesota town, pollinating the plants. It’s...
August 15, 2014 - 10:58pm
August 13, 2014
Corn dips as U.S. harvest expected to top government outlook
CHICAGO — U.S. corn and soybean futures dipped on Wednesday on expectations that autumn harvests will exceed government forecasts due to favorable weather. Prices extended losses one day after the U.S. Department of Agriculture issued a monthly report that projected smaller-than-expected...
August 13, 2014 - 10:52am
July 14, 2014
‘It’s a supply and demand issue’: Price of corn less than half what it was 1 year ago
MITCHELL, S.D. — It’s been two years since a devastating drought withered crops in the U.S. and sent the price of corn skyrocketing. Now, U.S. farmers, including those in South Dakota, are preparing to harvest what is expected to be a massive corn crop for the second year in...
July 14, 2014 - 10:44pm
March 31, 2014
Supporting farmers, making fuel: After early skepticism, Red Trail Energy ethanol plant in Richardton is going strong
RICHARDTON — Instead of extracting oil from the ground, one energy business in western North Dakota is using corn grown atop it to produce...
March 31, 2014 - 9:56pm
March 28, 2014
Reaping what you sow: Farmers to plant record soybean acres, scale back on corn
CHICAGO — High prices for soybeans should encourage U.S. farmers to sow the biggest ever area to the oilseed this spring while pulling back...
March 28, 2014 - 10:58am
March 12, 2014
Mechanical failure to blame for ethanol plant fire
FERGUS FALLS, Minn. — Investigators determined that a mechanical failure caused a fire and explosion Monday afternoon at an ethanol plant in Fergus Falls. A hydraulic pump that controls the damper in the dryer building of the Green Plains Renewable Energy plant failed Monday afternoon,...
March 12, 2014 - 7:40pm
March 6, 2014
Printing the future of manufacturing
FARGO — Farmers and ranchers might someday be able to quickly fabricate parts and components for their machines using 3-D printers. Ben Bernard...
March 6, 2014 - 9:02pm