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Residents meet in Belfield for Q&A about proposed Davis Refinery
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
Playing the music of a bygone era
Celebrating 20 years of Family Fun Day
Big & Rich to headline Roughrider concert
Things your wedding server will never tell you
Bull riding winner Whitt shines on final day of Roughrider Days rodeo
Red Sox top Twins, Sale posts 10th victory
Grand Forks native Jackson Kunz commits to UND
Wild sign Olofsson to two-year contract
Second all-star trip would be 'a blessing' for Santana
Port: Heidi Heitkamp blasted in the New York Times for being 'uninterested in sexism and misogyny'
AstroBob: Fireflies - green sparks in the dark
Jessie Veeder: To have my little sister along with me
Forget multi-tasking. Here's how to monotask like a boss
Column: How can we lift the tension between law enforcement and motorists of color?
Reuben E. Pladsen
Virgil H. Heidecker
Raphael "Ralph" Brinster
Heidt and Horner plan wedding
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
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Honoring our Firefighters
Burgum proclaims statewide fire and drought emergency
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
February 13, 2013
Oil, corn strengthen ND's contribution to US fuel supply
TAYLOR -- North Dakota's contribution to the domestic fuel supply lies in both its production of oil and corn, farmers learned Tuesday at the Taylor Farm Institute. From oil production predictions to a look into the future and what markets will hold for the price of crops this year,...
February 13, 2013 - 12:00am
September 28, 2012
Farm Rescue picks 200th family to help
WYNDMERE -- Charles Hardie couldn't help but smile as he sat atop the combine with blades chewing down stalks of yellow corn at a rhythmic pace near here Thursday afternoon. Hardie watched his monitor as the bushels per acre bounced between 190 and more than 200.
September 28, 2012 - 12:00am
August 12, 2012
The call of corn art: Corn Palace, museums entice SD city tourists
MITCHELL, S.D. -- Presidents and tourism go together in South Dakota, thanks to the famous faces on Mount Rushmore. But there's another tourist...
August 12, 2012 - 12:00am
August 10, 2012
ND crops expected to rebound from 2011 flooding
FARGO, N.D. (AP) -- Wheat production in North Dakota is expected to rebound from the flood-plagued 2011. The Department of Agriculture's first forecast for 2012 pegs North Dakota's staple spring wheat crop at 230 million bushels, up 37 percent from last year. Durum wheat production...
August 10, 2012 - 9:36am
August 9, 2012
Breeding for the future: Farmers seek hardier cattle for drought, climate change
DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) -- Cattle are being bred with genes from their African cousins who are accustomed to hot weather. New corn varieties are...
August 9, 2012 - 12:00am
July 12, 2012
Corn farmers mow fields as drought worsens
DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) -- Some cornstalks in fields around the farm where David Kellerman works stand tall, but appearances can be deceiving....
July 12, 2012 - 12:00am
July 6, 2012
Growing season filled with joys, woes
This year's corn crop has lived up to the old adage, "Knee-high by the Fourth of July," Mott farmer Darwyn Mayer said. "In previous years, we've struggled with cold springs, but it's been pretty warm here so far and this year the corn will be knee high by the Fourth of July," said...
July 6, 2012 - 12:00am