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Biden tops Clinton list for secretary of state, reports say
Oregon militants acquitted of conspiracy in wildlife refuge seizure
Clash near Cannon Ball subsides as protesters, law enforcement report Thursday's toll
FBI to review more emails related to Clinton's private email use
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Obama administration sends $28 million to aid coal regions
Spill reported at well site without berm
ND health department tightens up on radioactive waste monitoring
Treater leak spills oil, brine in Mountrail County
Legal challenges buy time to develop clean coal
Ark Encounter brings biblical story to life: Faith Expressions to showcase Noah’s Ark collection
Veeder: Rainy horse ride triggers memory of couple's beginnings
Dullum climbs Mount Rainier with his Scout troop
Revitalizing Ukrainian churches: Priest and family from Ukraine arrive in western ND
Gabbert specializes in unlocking puzzles of the mind
Cutler's back in time to face his fave foe
Thief River Falls' Bergland off to blazing start for Bemidji State
Bailey or Dunne? Bison expecting both to play against them on Saturday
Bismarck volleyball sweeps Midgets
Sickler’s playmaking on both sides an asset as Titans begin playoffs
ERICKSON: False hope and lies from the Trump campaign
MURDOCK: Hillary's new hires would go FAR beyond the Supreme Court
HEDGER: Time to finish the job, for jobs
OMDAHL: Lack of research endangers Marsy's Law
JACOBS: Election could gauge party loyalty in North Dakota
Martin R. Harnisch
James "Jim" Danks
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
September 30, 2015
North Dakota Stockmen's Association silent on anti-corporate farming law
BISMARCK -- At its annual meeting in Bismarck, the North Dakota Stockmen's Association examined the state's anti-corporate farming law, but stopped...
September 30, 2015 - 2:36pm
January 18, 2015
Drop in dairy discouraging: Some say corporations should be allowed to own dairy operations in N.D.
BISMARCK -- A drop in the number of North Dakota dairy farms -- from 350 in 2000 to 91 today -- has led to scrutiny of a state law that allows...
January 18, 2015 - 9:46pm
December 4, 2014
Powerful cow antibiotic often misused by farmers
It is one of the most potent antibiotics used by U.S. cattle and dairy farmers, the key component in the top-selling drug line of Zoetis, the...
December 4, 2014 - 11:23pm
October 17, 2014
Baumgarten: A day at the cattle show
Have you ever been to a cattle show? If not, you are probably thinking to yourself, “What kind of weirdo rich person shows cattle? Do you run them around like poodles?” No, cattle don’t trot through the ring, run through obstacle courses, or even have puffs of hair on top...
October 17, 2014 - 6:30pm
September 18, 2014
Beef Talk: Cow herd expansion needs land
Why not more cows? That is a good question because the beef industry is begging for cows. To do that, the cow-calf producer needs more cows to expand, the feedlot producer needs more calves and purveyors need product. Do I keep more cows? That is a difficult question producers must...
September 18, 2014 - 5:45pm
July 15, 2014
North Dakota counters trend of fewer beef cows
GRAND FORKS — In almost five decades of raising cattle, Frank Matejcek hasn’t seen prices as high as they are today. That’s due in part...
July 15, 2014 - 12:00am
March 20, 2014
Beef Talk: Are your cows ready to rebreed?
By Kris Ringwall The question of the day: Are the cows ready to breed? For many cattle operations, the calving season got started in mid-March, so it will be in full swing soon. I hope the nutritional plan is in place and the cows are doing fine. Although nutritional adjustments...
March 20, 2014 - 8:15pm
North Dakota's winter wheat survival good
FARGO — At least one factor can be considered an early indication that North Dakota’s winter wheat crop might be surviving better than some people expected, considering the harsh winter, said Blake Vander Vorst, senior agronomist with Ducks Unlimited. DU has been advocating for...
March 20, 2014 - 8:13pm
NDSA announces Atlas relief payout
Nearly six months after a winter storm, known as Atlas, hammered parts of North Dakota and South Dakota, a key disaster relief fund has made...
March 20, 2014 - 8:10pm
March 6, 2014
Ranchers mull feedlot expansions
More livestock producers are considering adding or expanding livestock feeding operations in North Dakota, officials said. Scott Ressler, environmental services director for the North Dakota Stockmen’s Association, says about seven feedlots are in development in the state, compared...
March 6, 2014 - 9:05pm
Grabbing the bull by the EPDs
The act of purchasing a bull is turning more and more into an exact science. With advancements in modern technology — especially in the...
February 6, 2014 - 11:06pm
January 2, 2014
Calves that create fervid gusto are good
By Kris Ringwall Buying bulls means buying a good bull with structure, fertility and the desired traits that correspond to a market driven to buy the offspring with fervid gusto. Most livestock buyers purchase with gusto, but the right genetics will add fervor. With fervor comes...
January 2, 2014 - 10:30pm
December 19, 2013
Beef Talk: Bull buying and headaches
By Kris Ringwall As the year wraps up, the process of buying a bull picks up and new bulls are great, but what about the old bulls? Although one wants to keep lots of openness when reviewing new bulls, truth be told, there is a wealth of information available on most bulls that...
December 19, 2013 - 8:46pm
December 12, 2013
Kazakhstan yet to ink deal for cold-hardy ND cows
BISMARCK — A North Dakota company that has sent thousands of the state’s winter-hardy cows to Kazakhstan since 2010 has yet to ink a deal...
December 12, 2013 - 5:27pm
October 31, 2013
Beef Talk: Cows have memories too
The other day, although a minor event, I had a memory-producing moment. I poured a glass of water and took a drink, then set the glass down momentarily. Soon, I took a second drink, only to have this less-than-desirable sensation. During the brief time that the glass was unattended,...
October 31, 2013 - 10:29pm