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Florida lawmakers' emotional tour of shooting site sparks bipartisan talks on gun limits
Florida House refuses to debate guns, but declares porn dangerous
Armstrong files paperwork for House run in North Dakota
Swanson takes the stand in Bowman County homicide trial
'Daring greatly': National gathering dreams big for presidential library
crime and courts
nation and world
Taco Bell overtakes Burger King as 4th-largest U.S. chain
New pipeline proposed for Bakken natural gas liquids
Guild Mortgage serves local community
A Trump dating site used a sex offender as its model, and it has a few other issues, too
Greater North Dakota Chamber names new leader
place a business brief
Geology is destiny: A Q&A with John Bluemle
Badlands energy development focus of film
Why are gas prices going up?
Keystone XL pipeline gets enough shipper pledges to proceed
ND oil production moves into growth mode
Hearty onion and mushroom tart perfect for meatless meals
Billy Graham, charismatic evangelist with worldwide following, dies at 99
Cold weather car safety
'Be our guest' to another Disney classic
'The Badlands Girl,' a western film produced in North Dakota
'It feels unreal': Minnesota's Diggins sprints to long-awaited gold in cross-country
U.S. men's hockey team out of medal contention after losing in shootout
Lindsey Vonn wins bronze in her last Olympic downhill
Midgets trio selected to WDA girls hockey all-conference team
Late stops carry Bowman County past Heart River
Commentary: Heitkamp’s union allies canceled meeting with Cramer on the day he announced Senate campaign
How wine tastings transport you
Commentary: This is what happens when Democrats spend too much time listening to themselves
Commentary: NDGOP Chair Kelly Armstrong files documents for House campaign with FEC
Commentary: Why Facebook is afraid of Mueller
Marjorie "Margie" Havelka
Jeffrey Gerald Fortner
Ronald "Ron" Heidt
Ervin H. Godes
Supporting Denny McNamara
Donald & Angela
Guild Mortgage serves local community
Synthetic ice, twice as nice!: Belfield’s skating rink enriches community
A good year, a good meal: Burly’s Roughrider serves steaks and smiles
South Heart school addition finishes up
South Heart elementary principal is committed to her students
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October 28, 2016
Helping harvest: Local farmers help after death of farmer Terry Laufer
HETTINGER—Terry Laufer was killed in a farming accident on Oct. 13 at 56 years old. Not only did he leave behind his wife Donna and two...
October 28, 2016 - 6:47pm
Farm groups, insurers blast budget agreement
GRAND FORKS -- Farm group leaders say they're dismayed and surprised by the new agreement that includes a $3 billion cut to the federal crop insurance program. The two-year deal reached by Congress and the White House would cut $3 billion from the program, which is highly popular...
October 28, 2015 - 11:22pm
September 17, 2014
Outdoor fund grant could mean $38M in CRP enhancement funds for N.D.
BISMARCK – A $3 million grant approved Wednesday from North Dakota’s Outdoor Heritage Fund could mean more than $38 million in incentives for farmers, ranchers and landowners to remove environmentally sensitive land from production, officials said. The grant will support the...
September 17, 2014 - 2:51pm
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
Emblem of the shift
HARWOOD — Even in a burgeoning agricultural economy in the Red River Valley, Peterson Farms Seed stands out. The seed company is one of those...
December 26, 2013 - 1:31pm
August 28, 2013
Farmers like crop insurance change: Federal agency clarifies 'normal weather' provision
GRAND FORKS - Life has become a little simpler for farmers and crop insurers in the Upper Midwest. The Risk Management Agency has clarified a controversial "normal weather" provision in the federal crop insurance program. Producers and crop insurers said the provision, as written,...
August 28, 2013 - 12:00am
August 23, 2013
Spuds need rain, late freeze
INKSTER -- This spring was so wet that Mitch Jorde, a Cando potato farmer, couldn't start planting his spuds until June 4. He finished up July 3. The planting period this year "was almost exactly a month later than normal," said Jorde, of Jorde Certified Seed. Because his potatoes...
August 23, 2013 - 12:00am
May 25, 2013
SD couple spearhead effort to donate crops to countries in need
BRIDGEWATER, S.D. -- In 2007, Kenton Hofer took a mission trip to Guatemala.
May 25, 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
August 24, 2012
A bright sight amid drought-stricken land
These sunflowers growing in a field 15 miles south of Hebron ripen in the sun Wednesday afternoon. The crop has benefitted from recent rainfall...
August 24, 2012 - 12:00am
July 17, 2012
Small grains harvest getting under way in ND
FARGO, N.D. (AP) -- The small grains harvest is under way in North Dakota, earlier than normal. The Agriculture Department's weekly crop and weather report says recent warm weather has accelerated the development of most crops and allowed some to reach maturity. About 4 percent...
July 17, 2012 - 8:51am
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
June 30, 2012
Northern farmers expect strong corn prices
GRAND FORKS -- Rallying farm commodity marketing prices driven by expectations of a poor harvest in the hot, dry central Corn Belt are causing...
June 30, 2012 - 12:00am
June 24, 2012
Cash Crop: There's billions on the line in the farm bill, but where does it all go?
JAMESTOWN -- A couple billion dollars for wheat here, another billion for corn there, a few hundred million for soybeans -- maybe more for barley...
June 24, 2012 - 12:00am
June 1, 2012
A growing industry: Southwest North Dakota producers believe no shortage in food supply
Earth gained another mouth to feed when the world's 7 billionth person was born in October. The International Food Policy Research Institute...
June 1, 2012 - 12:00am