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1 killed, 74 injured in N.J. train crash
Historic ranch in ND Badlands fetches more than $3.3 million
1 seriously injured after being struck by Amtrak train
Driver killed after semi truck rolls near Gladstone
Congress passes funding bill averting government shutdown
crime and courts
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
Looking for your first credit card? Here’s how you choose
Engagement: Schank and Hofland
Engagement: VanDoorne and Johnson
DSU to showcase artwork by Donna Watts
How to prevent childhood obesity
Jung, Yoder pacing DHS boys cross country
Blue Hawks put No. 15 on the backburner
Cal Poly coach calls UND's backfield best combo in the league
Redbirds making the adjustment at quarterback after losing Roberson
Coyle is a right winger, Wild coach Boudreau says
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
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
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
March 2, 2014
Considering the alternatives: As corn prices plunge, farmers look to other crops
You might think Tim Courneya is pleased that area farmers are interested in planting more dry edible beans this spring. After all, he’s executive...
March 2, 2014 - 12:40am
February 20, 2014
Bacon, potatoes and corn, oh my: New Town ice cream brand features creative confections
NEW TOWN — Bacon. Sweet corn. Sweet potato. All the flavors you’d ever want in an ice cream and more. What. Not convinced? Well, some...
February 20, 2014 - 12:34am
December 26, 2013
Profits still possible: Interest in ‘minor’ crops could rise
Crop prices have dropped, but farmers have a realistic chance of making money in 2014, a veteran North Dakota State University Extension Service farm management specialist said. “Not all crops will be as profitable as they’ve been in the past few years. But there are opportunities...
December 26, 2013 - 1:34pm