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Shon Hocker accepts offer to be Dickinson superintendent
Democrats urge Burgum to form bipartisan commission to look at state budget
Energy Transfer Partners makes largest donation ever to University of Mary capital project
The 'Lost 74': ND vet who survived shipwreck wants victims remembered as Vietnam War casualties
North Korean leader Kim Jong Un suspends nuclear and missile tests, shuts down test site
crime and courts
nation and world
Cass County project would be North Dakota's first major solar array
ND medical marijuana deadline extended after snafu
Bank of North Dakota reports 14th consecutive year of record profits
Commentary: Trump lied to me about his wealth to get onto the Forbes 400
The gift of a supportive mother-in-law
place a business brief
Flaring policy changes keep benchmarks but give ND oil industry flexibility
Trump announces support for year-round E15 sales
Trump ethanol moves may be worse for farmers than soy tariff
Oil companies differ on plans to drill near Lake Sakakawea
State makes recommendations on federal carbon regulations
U.S. consumers who have store-bought romaine lettuce should 'throw it away immediately,' CDC says
Area pagans, Wiccans explain ancient festivals that mark spring, summer
George W. Bush recalls his mother as strong, lucid and funny as she approached death
She calmly landed the Southwest flight and broke barriers as a fighter pilot
Welcome to Sarah's Culinary Q & A: How to slice an onion without crying
Field event performances carry Lady Midgets to third place
Midgets wiped out in home opener against Jamestown
National-worthy numbers: Five Blue Hawks qualify for NAIA meet
After Wild are eliminated, it remains to be seen if this was Matt Cullen's last NHL game
Field hustles home as Rays beat Twins in 10
Commentary: The fight over online sales taxes cannot be about fairness
Many people benefit when we strive to become our best
COLUMN: New law doesn't improve hiring process for superintendent
Analysis: Nikki Haley's extraordinary rebuke of the White House
Commentary: Is it time to stop electing sheriffs?
LaVonne M. Dill
Marie L. Kaiser
Finnly Jay Simonieg
Rep. Josh Boschee
Louis L. Owen
A century of loving life, loving art: Dillon has plenty of parties planned
New weightlifting studio sees early success
A beautiful backyard
Veterans Pavilion, for those who served
New Methodist church honors past, anticipates future
Dairy farming is not only a job, but a lifestyle
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2018 Best Of The Western Edge Winners
5 places close to home to consider for your spring vacation
July 14, 2015
Wildfire smoke from Canada shouldn’t cause significant crop damage
GRAND FORKS — Growing crops need sunlight and heat — and smoke from Canadian wildfires meant less of both for Upper Midwest fields in late June and early July. Though the persistent haze and overcast skies aren't expected to do significant damage to crops, some, particularly corn,...
July 14, 2015 - 11:11pm
July 11, 2015
Our View: Crops and panhandling both up in area
Occasionally, The Press Editorial Board looks at the good, bad and ugly news that recently made headlines throughout our region and state. The Good Roughrider Days goes well: The 45th edition of Dickinson’s Roughrider Days festival went very well with a variety of events scattered...
July 11, 2015 - 12:06am
July 6, 2015
‘Big shoes to fill’: Dickinson Research Extension Center welcomes new agronomist Buetow
The new cropping systems specialist at the Dickinson Research Extension Center spent his childhood on a dairy farm in Minnesota, an experience...
July 6, 2015 - 11:17pm
July 2, 2015
Farmers, agronomist agree crops ahead of schedule this year
DICKINSON — Agronomists and farmers alike agree that spring and early summer weather patterns have created favorable growing conditions thus...
July 2, 2015 - 12:26am
June 13, 2015
Montana State researchers identify answer to crop destroyer
BOZEMAN, Mont. — Montana State University says it might have an answer to a $100-million-a-year problem for the state’s wheat farmers. Researchers report they’ve identified an insecticide to kill wheat stem sawfly, a wasplike insect that destroys $75 million to $100 million...
June 13, 2015 - 7:49pm
May 16, 2015
Cold snap not yet fatal for North Dakota crops, agriculturalists say
FARGO — Cold temperatures last week threatened early-emerging crops in the Dakotas and Minnesota, but there were no widespread reports of freeze damage. Eric Ericksmoen, a research agronomist at the North Central Research Extension Center in Minot, said the primary crop that has...
May 16, 2015 - 11:32pm
April 28, 2015
Potato grower's move into forest land raises water, wildlife concerns
MENAHGA, Minn. - Sunbathing outside her house on a mild Tuesday, Judy Maaninga reclined with her back to a thin row of jack pines. Just beyond...
April 28, 2015 - 1:00am
April 11, 2015
Low crop prices weigh on farm spending
FARGO - Not long ago, farmers in the region were flush with cash and sales of tractors and pickup trucks were booming. Today, the only booming...
April 11, 2015 - 1:16am
April 1, 2015
USDA predicts fewer corn, wheat acres, but more soybeans and small-market crops
Corn, the star of Upper Midwest agriculture in recent years, won't shine quite so brightly in the 2015 growing season, the U.S. Department of...
April 1, 2015 - 5:44pm
March 25, 2015
Tuesday is deadline for Farm Bill programs
Producers must update yield history, reallocate base acres and elect Agriculture Risk Coverage or Price Loss Coverage, or schedule a Farm Services...
March 25, 2015 - 3:15pm
February 21, 2015
Climatologist: Lack of snow means dry spring
GRAND FORKS — North Dakota is the “land of climatic extreme,” which complicates his job, the state climatologist said. But the state, dry already, could become even drier this spring, Adnan Akyuz said Thursday on the second day of the two-day International Crop Expo in Grand...
February 21, 2015 - 11:02pm
January 3, 2015
2015 projected to be difficult for farm, crop budgeting
Plunging crop prices will make it difficult for many farmers in North Dakota and adjacent areas in surrounding states to turn a profit in 2015, according to an annual projection from North Dakota State University Extension Service. “Most people are struggling to push numbers to...
January 3, 2015 - 12:04am
November 11, 2014
Winter storm hits U.S. Plains, upper Midwest
CHICAGO — The first big winter storm of the season dropped up to 8 inches of snow in the Dakotas by Monday afternoon, but is not seen as a significant threat to crops or livestock, forecasters said. The snowfall is likely to stall just the last of the autumn harvest in those areas....
November 11, 2014 - 10:04pm
October 21, 2014
USDA to launch Actual Production History Yield Exclusion program
WASHINGTON — A new farm bill initiative will provide relief to farmers affected by severe weather, the U.S. Department of Agriculture announced Tuesday. The Actual Production History Yield Exclusion will be available for producers selecting crops for the spring, Agriculture Secretary...
October 21, 2014 - 8:12pm
September 12, 2014
ND wheat insurance claims coming late
MANDAN — Crop insurance claims have begun rolling in at Farm Credit Services in Mandan, and agents think there could be more than usual. “This morning there were a few with the frost,” said Carla Tausend, insurance coordinator for Farm Credit Services. “They’ve been coming...
September 12, 2014 - 8:15pm