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Northern Black Hills fire only 5 percent contained
Beach breaks city council election tie with a coin toss
Beach man charged with murder
Fake email tries to get man to pay for traffic ticket he never got
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Williston crew camps remain in limbo
Dakota Prairie Refinery sold to Tesoro at a loss, hurt by oil price slump
SEC: Texas 'Frack Master' bilked investors out of millions
South Dakota ethanol industry calls for larger ethanol market
TransCanada formally seeks NAFTA damages in Keystone XL rejection
Jackie Hope: Dickinson native writes ND-inspired steampunk fiction
VIDEO: Taste-testing the ‘new’ Pizza Corner pizza
Veeder: Reaping what I sowed with garden boasting
Kat Perkins releases musical tribute to late singer and friend Christina Grimmie
Rockin' Nikki and the Karaoke Guy featured at upcoming bandshell show
Schnepf: Amy Ruley remembers Pat Summitt as the 'godmother' of women’s basketball
Roughriders' Greenwood embracing coaching opportunity
Legendary coach Pat Summitt dead at 64
Dickinson splits with West Fargo
Pool: For me, taking sports editor position was dream come true
Port: AG says Williston broke open meeting law during man camp ban talks
Holten: Your purpose in life
Other Views: Supreme Court’s abortion decision consistent
Ahlin: Collins, Heitkamp win praise in Senate gun control debate
Marcil: Extraordinary power, magic in roots and wonder of home
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Alvin "Al" Wiemann
Lonny R. Tachenko
Charles Clinton Bush
Roger B. Grau
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 18, 2012
Crop development continues to progress across ND
BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) -- Crop development continued ahead of schedule across much of North Dakota last week but farmers continue to worry about insects harming their crops. The U.S. Department of Agriculture says in its weekly crop, livestock and weather report that barley is 92 percent...
agriculture / local / News
June 18, 2012 - 5:10pm
February 14, 2012
Supply-demand crunch pinching ethanol industry
SIOUX FALLS, S.D. -- Falling fuel demand, an ethanol oversupply and high corn costs could lead some Midwest biorefineries to cut back or idle production until profit margins improve, industry analysts said. Troy Gavin, general manager of the Midwest Renewable Energy ethanol plant...
News / North Dakota
February 14, 2012 - 12:00am
February 8, 2012
ND governor hopes to keep Walhalla plant operating
BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) -- Gov. Jack Dalrymple has offered state assistance to try to keep an ethanol plant in northeastern North Dakota operating. Archer Daniels Midland Co. plans to close the Walhalla plant in April, ending 61 jobs. The agribusiness conglomerate says the plant isn't...
February 8, 2012 - 7:27am
May 18, 2011
Fields wet and prices strong
Last spring, Ayr farmer Bruce Hagen had all his wheat and corn planted by the end of April. At the time, crop prices were poor. This spring, crop prices are strong, but wet fields had prevented him from planting any fields by early May. "Yes, there's a big difference," he says...
agriculture / News
May 18, 2011 - 12:00am
April 2, 2011
ND ethanol plant increases production
CASSELTON -- A two-year-old ethanol plant west of Casselton has increased its annual production capacity to 150 million gallons of ethanol per year. The Forum newspaper reports that the Tharaldson Ethanol plant is now capable of using 54 million bushels of locally grown corn per...
agriculture / Energy / News
April 2, 2011 - 8:27am
August 22, 2010
Acting (sweet) corny
Get the dental floss ready because area sweet corn is being harvested and some have begun selling at Dickinson's Farmer's Market. "This year...
August 22, 2010 - 12:00am
May 11, 2010
2009 Dakotas corn production revised
FARGO (AP) -- The Agriculture Department has lowered corn production estimates in the Dakotas for last year after resurveying some farmers affected by the weather-delayed fall harvest. North Dakota's 2009 production is now estimated at 200.1 million bushels, a drop of about 4 percent...
May 11, 2010 - 12:53pm
November 28, 2009
Richardton ethanol plant getting busy
RICHARDTON (AP) -- The Red Trail Energy ethanol plant at Richardton is getting busier as farmers are finally harvesting the delayed corn crop. Grain merchandiser Calvin Diehl says the plant has been operating longer hours, and also on Saturdays. He says the plant never ran out of...
agriculture / local / News
November 28, 2009 - 12:00am
August 31, 2009
Neb. firm makes corn pellets that burn like coal
OMAHA, Neb. (AP) -- A Nebraska company has come up with a way to make pellets that burn like coal from all the leftover parts of a corn plant. Next Step Biofuels' Russ Zeeck says these corn pellets could be a new form of renewable energy. They are made from the corn stalks, leafs...
agriculture / News
August 31, 2009 - 1:21pm
August 6, 2009
Here's a way to enjoy corn off the cob
There's nothing that shouts summer louder than the sight of just-picked sweet corn piled high in the back of a pickup parked along the side of...
August 6, 2009 - 12:00am
May 9, 2009
Changing for cleaner corn
A study shows corn ethanol isn't easy on the climate. The Environmental Protection Agency recently announced preliminary results of a study which shows it has a worse impact on climate than gasoline when land use changes are considered. In 2007, Congress required an increase in...
May 9, 2009 - 12:00am
January 26, 2008
There's some good financial news to be found in the ag sector
The financial focus in recent weeks continues to be on Wall Street and the shrinking stock market that's been fostered by problems in the financial industry. If a person is looking for good financial news, however, one need look only to the grain markets, where prices are again surging...
January 26, 2008 - 12:00am