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Senate confirms Pompeo to be Trump's CIA director
Ban on North Dakota Sunday morning sales could be lifted
Trump White House vows to stop China taking South China Sea islands
Debate begins on ND bill to exempt higher ed applicants from open records law
ND legislators going round and round on daylight saving time, time zone discussions
crime and courts
nation and world
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
Counting on Student Loan Forgiveness? Better Check Your Eligibility Status Again
Magic, murder and mayhem; Foundation sponsors mystery dinner theater
Lauren Alaina to entertain at the Mardi Gras
Saving homeless pets; Oreo's Animal Rescue plans fundraiser
Trinity to present 'Into the Woods'
The mortar that binds: Jung’s defense, rebounding vital to Midgets’ success
Dickinson State softball picked 1st, baseball 4th in NSAA poll
Blyleven says Twins' improvement has to start with pitching
UND gets commitment from right-handed defenseman
SCHLOSSMAN: Road trip may be what UND needs
McFeely: N.D. lifetime fishing license 'more complicated than it seems'
Port: ND Democrats have some good ideas on transparency and accountability laws
McFeely: It’s the media’s duty to shine light on hatred
Veeder: Hot dish and ice slabs key to staying warm in January
Swift: Lessons learned from watching parents age
Laurence "Bud" Lewison
Thomas F. Murtha
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
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
September 20, 2013
Sunflower crop looking good for harvest
It's not always wise to judge a book by its cover or, in the case of a sunflower crop, by its appearance. Though sunflower plants can look...
September 20, 2013 - 12:00am
September 13, 2013
Feeding the world
In light of a recent agreement by Taiwanese leaders to purchase $4 billion worth of North Dakota and U.S. agriculture products, the state's agriculture commissioner said inroads continue to be made with southeast Asia buyers. "That's a relationship that was established years ago...
September 13, 2013 - 12:00am
August 23, 2013
Dakotafest features grain rescue demo
MITCHELL, S.D. -- Eleven-year-old Micah Healy quickly volunteered Thursday to be an entrapment victim. "It was weird," he said of being stuck in a bin of corn. Micah, of Mitchell, was rescued by South Dakota Wheat Growers technical rescue team members during a demonstration at Dakotafest,...
August 23, 2013 - 12:00am
August 20, 2013
Corn needs heat, rain
Upper Midwest corn farmers will be watching both the thermometer and the rain gauge in the next few weeks. Their crop needs plenty of heat and moisture, and the region is coming up short on both. "We could use more heat. And some areas are getting dry," says Kim Swenson, a Lakota...
August 20, 2013 - 12:00am
August 2, 2013
Holding on until harvest: Crop outlook in southwest ND good despite late harvest projections
The same fields that were being harvested on this day last year are lusher today in most parts of southwest North Dakota, and most are just barely...
August 2, 2013 - 12:00am
July 12, 2013
Heat helps late-planted corn
GRAND FORKS -- Corn should be knee-high by the Fourth of July, the old saying goes. The updated version of the adage is that to get a good harvest, corn should be waist-high by the Fourth. Most of the Upper Midwest corn crop wasn't waist-high this Fourth, the result of a wet spring...
July 12, 2013 - 12:00am
May 30, 2013
North Dakota's planting plans wash out
GRAND FORKS -- The wet, late spring has wiped out any chance of Cavalier County shattering its corn acreage this year. "We had 5,000 acres of...
May 30, 2013 - 12:00am
April 19, 2013
Widening the corn belt
The Corn Belt has loosened a notch over years to make room for North Dakota. But it will be an uphill battle for the state to become the next...
April 19, 2013 - 12:00am
April 2, 2013
King wheat? Wheat on the Northern Plains continues to decline as interest in corn and soybeans is strong again this spring
GRAND FORKS -- Wheat is a big part of Brian O'Toole's life. The Crystal, N.D., farmer grows it, handles it in his family seed business and promotes...
April 2, 2013 - 12:00am
February 15, 2013
Call it a corn rush: Experts predict spike in crop's planting as prices rise
Corn may have North Dakota producers seeing green this spring, as a shortfall in acres nationally last year could entice farmers to boost their...
February 15, 2013 - 12:00am