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Press Pass: ND legislators prepare for special session, Harvest is nearly here, Roughrider Commission says goodbye to arena
Roughrider Commission says one last goodbye to old rodeo arena
2 men arrested for drug delivery near school
Dickinson police respond to Friday morning stabbing
Parts of southwest N.D. on cusp of grain harvest
crime and courts
nation and world
Oil producer Halcon Resources files for bankruptcy protection
Standing Rock tribe files lawsuit over Dakota Access Pipeline
Pioneer says some U.S. fracking costs competitive with Saudis
Hess project to bring Bakken oil to Dakota Access
Whiting Petroleum quarterly loss increases on weak oil price
Veeder: Mist lifts off the doubt first-time mom feels
Dickinson native Jaeger receives entrepreneurship award
VIDEO: Kids learn about taking care of pets
Dickinson’s Lamise Oyugi gains subscribers on her YouTube cooking channel
Nichols offering way to explore the world of performing arts
Streb shares lead at PGA with Walker
Roughriders’ summer ends with loss to West Fargo
Mauer’s walk-off walk in 12th gives Twins victory
Class A Legion Baseball Notebook: Valley City finally gets the best of Wahpeton, wins 7-3
Sparano dives into low-down work of shaping up Vikings blockers
Brock: Birthday golf lesson
Port: Real sovereignty for Native Americans would mean property rights and policy autonomy
Jacobs: More delay in North Dakotan's confirmation
Wardner and Carlson: The truth about oil taxes, property taxes and spec
Holten: The real truth about the status quo
good bad and ugly
Elsie Louise Schuetzle Huether
Grant Gerhard Gullickson
Monte J. Geerts
Eldon D. "Bus" Patterson
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 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
November 12, 2013
The secret, dirty cost of Obama's green power push
CORYDON, Iowa — The hills of southern Iowa bear the scars of America's push for green energy: The brown gashes where rain has washed away the soil. The polluted streams that dump fertilizer into the water supply. Even the cemetery that disappeared like an apparition into a corn...
November 12, 2013 - 12:16pm
October 11, 2013
Snow storm hampers late-season crops
Scranton Equity grain manager Mike Wedwick said Thursday he was more concerned about a weekend forecast that could include precipitation and high winds than he was of last week's snowstorm that hit southwest North Dakota. Though the Scranton area received about 6 inches of snow...
October 11, 2013 - 12:00am