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Police Blotter: Minnesota man arrested for simple assault
Decker sentenced to prison time in continuous sexual abuse of a child case
DSU chemistry lab professor recovers after explosion, college examines emergency protocol
Petition for McKenzie sheriff removal could be filed this week
Standing Rock calls on DOJ to intervene in pipeline situation; DAPL explains land purchase
crime and courts
nation and world
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
Coal prepares for carbon-free future as industry pushes developing commercially viable programs
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
Watford City to host triple header concert
Steier signs with DSU women's golf
Dickinson State WR Skabo earns NSAA honor
NDSU football schedules Butler for game at Target Field
Eagles' stifling defense flusters Bradford, Vikings
Bishop Ryan overcomes slow start to steamroll Heart River
Our View: This time for president, none of the above
Port: Standing Rock has set themselves up to lose big
Our View: Dickinson should improve liquor laws, increase licenses
Other Views: Lawless, bullying 'Keep It in the Ground' tactics fail
Governor candidate: Focus on public education first
Anne Short Johnson
Donna Marie Schmidt
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
October 28, 2015
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
April 27, 2012
Ag experts share info on keeping a healthy crop
With planting season in full swing for some area farmers, there are ways producers can prevent crop disease, experts said. "We aren't in an epidemic or anything like that," said Roger Ashley, Extension agronomist for North Dakota State University's Dickinson Research Extension C...
April 27, 2012 - 12:00am