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Human Services budget bill passes ND Senate
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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
Rock art ‘bugs’ come to life
Should pregnant mothers hang up their cell phones?
New study analyzes student loan refinancing process
Enjoy pizza, meet storybook characters; proceeds going toward Imagination Library
Carson Wentz confirms undergoing offseason eye surgery
Twins miss out on sweep of Rangers, as Santiago mourns
COTTON: A requiem for those fired at ESPN, and what it means for journalism
Wild ponder long-term contracts for Granlund, Neiderreiter
Vikings will look again to have success outside first round
Port: Former Lt. Governor Drew Wrigley being promoted to Trump administration for second appointment as U.S. Attorney
Quam: My promotion coincided with the death of my 16-year-old nephew
Port: That wasn’t slut shaming, and we need to talk about this double standard for female victims
Port: Burgum faces tax hike quandary while Heitkamp report reveals interesting numbers
McFeely: NDSU rejects land swap
Theodore M. Hecker
Mary Margaret Wolf
Frank H. Schafer, Jr.
Mary Margaret Wolf
Heidt and Horner plan wedding
Kristianson and Kilwein
Olson and Steffan
Engagement: Pottorff and Schank
Staff at Bully Pulpit Golf Course are ready for the season to begin
Recipe for good: Elks' eatery, events help fund scholarships, youth activities
Hidden gem: Medora officials work all year in preparation for the busy summer season
Boots Bar & Grill ready for another exciting season
Perfecting 'Players': Restaurant manager on delicious mission
Worlds Greatest City Wide Garage Sale
Honoring our Firefighters
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
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.
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