Skip to main content
The Dickinson Press
Education savings account bill generates opposition
Dayton's 70th birthday not what he wanted
Man sentenced to life in prison for Spirit Lake homicide
Don't publish this, don't say that: Agencies put under scrutiny by Trump
Protesters vow to battle Trump's 'poor decision' to revive pipeline
crime and courts
nation and world
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
Oil pipeline spill near Belfield estimated at 176,000 gallons
Counting on Student Loan Forgiveness? Better Check Your Eligibility Status Again
Magic, murder and mayhem; Foundation sponsors mystery dinner theater
Lauren Alaina to entertain at the Mardi Gras
Saving homeless pets; Oreo's Animal Rescue plans fundraiser
Trinity to present 'Into the Woods'
MILLER: Summit/MVFC rivalries outweigh Big Sky destinations for UND
Sources: UND set to leave Big Sky and join Summit, Missouri Valley conferences
NFL sideline reporter Andrews beat cancer during season
Kerr on NBA players' All-Star voting: 'There were 50 guys on there that had no business getting votes'
Steelers' Roethlisberger unsure of future, considering retirement
Port: Self defense legislation would legalize what most of us would consider murder
Jacobs: ND higher ed in the crosshairs
McFeely: N.D. lifetime fishing license 'more complicated than it seems'
Port: ND Democrats have some good ideas on transparency and accountability laws
McFeely: It’s the media’s duty to shine light on hatred
Laurence "Bud" Lewison
Thomas F. Murtha
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, 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