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State-tribal relations may suffer into the future after pipeline protests
In historically rare move, Forum Communications doesn’t endorse Republican for president
Dickinson man killed in crash near Beulah
Montana judge targeted for impeachment for 60-day incest rape sentence
Daycare not linked to child obesity
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
Bishop Ryan overcomes slow start to steamroll Heart River
No. 4 Bison rebound with road victory at Western Illinois
UND leans on veteran defensemen in finishing sweep of Bemidji State
Blue Hawk seniors bid the BAC a possible adieu
Timberwolves could win 50 games... or miss playoffs
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
May 26, 2012
Unique problems arise for Upper Midwest farmers
GRAND FORKS (AP) -- The mild winter and early spring that gave Upper Midwest farmers a head start have also led to headaches in the form of unusual weeds and insects. The arrival of normal weed and insect problems has been accelerated and new issues that farmers don't encounter in...
May 26, 2012 - 12:00am
May 12, 2012
Dakotas farmers rebound after flood
BISMARCK -- Customers are tossing back more beer this spring than last at Drinks Inc. on Main Street in Mohall, and it has a lot to do with the...
May 12, 2012 - 12:00am
April 19, 2012
Army Corps: No charge for Sakakawea irrigation water
FARGO -- North Dakota farmers won't have to pay for water pumped from Lake Sakakawea to irrigate their fields, federal officials have decided. The Army Corps of Engineers concluded it does not have the authority to charge for water used for irrigation from any of the six Missouri...
April 19, 2012 - 12:00am
March 29, 2012
Buffalo killed after escaping pen near Dickinson
Nobody was injured, but four buffalo were killed after escaping from their pen this morning, according to the Stark County Sheriff's Office. Detective Terry Oestreich said the buffalo were close to Dickinson and it was safer to kill them then to try to round them up. See Friday's...
March 29, 2012 - 2:37pm
March 23, 2012
Farmers could suffer though sitting on gold mines
A Bismarck estate planning expert took area farmers and ranchers back to school Wednesday during his presentation on "Integrating Farm and Ranch Planning with Mineral and Surface Income," which took place in the Legends Ball Room at the Ramada Grand Dakota Lodge in Dickinson. Michael...
March 23, 2012 - 12:00am
The Dickinson Press Top 10: No. 8: Farming woes
As the year wraps up and we enter 2012, The Dickinson Press takes you through the top stories that filled its pages in 2011. Today we share No....
December 23, 2011 - 12:00am
September 18, 2011
Local 'Hay' Day
Oil isn't the only booming business in North Dakota - local farmers are selling their extra hay to farmers in southern states, Dave Schmidt,...
September 18, 2011 - 12:17am
September 13, 2011
Farmers to the rescue
September 13, 2011 - 12:00am
August 20, 2011
Ag commissioner, farmers talk farm bill in Bismarck
BISMARCK (AP) -- Crop insurance, research and export promotion should be among the top priorities in the next federal farm bill, say spokesmen for North Dakota agricultural groups, who are bracing for cuts in federal spending. "We'll have less resources to work with," said Shane...
August 20, 2011 - 12:00am
June 10, 2011
ND, Montana, Canada barley behind
Flooding and excess precipitation are causing problems for famers, including barley producers, throughout the region, according a press release from the North Dakota State University Department of Plant Sciences North Dakota and Montana, as well as the Prairie Provinces in southern...
June 10, 2011 - 12:00am
May 2, 2011
Salmonella contamination prompts tomato recall
TRACY, Calif. (AP) -- A Florida tomato grower is voluntarily recalling its grape tomatoes after a sample tested positive for salmonella. Six L's Packing Company Inc. said in a statement that no illnesses had been reported in connection to the recall as of April 29. The Immokalee,...
May 2, 2011 - 7:55pm
July 16, 2009
North Dakota farmers to receive $5.5. million for disaster aid
Senators Kent Conrad and Byron Dorgan and Congressman Earl Pomeroy announced recently that North Dakota will receive $5.5 million from the U.S. Department of Agriculture's Emergency Conservation Program for farmland damage caused by floods or other natural disasters from 2008 and...
July 16, 2009 - 1:34pm
May 23, 2009
Watch out for seed violations
North Dakota's state seed commissioner, Ken Bertsch, cautions farmers to avoid potential violations of state and federal seed laws in the purchase and planting of protected seed varieties. "Given the protection afforded nearly every seed variety used, whether through Plant Variety...
May 23, 2009 - 12:00am
April 20, 2009
Stark County farmers now eligible for USDA disaster emergency loans
Farmers in Stark County who suffered physical and production losses because of severe storms and flooding that occurred March 13 and continuing may now apply for Farm Service Agency Emergency Loans. Stark County is eligible to make EM loans because it is bordering a county in North...
April 20, 2009 - 12:14pm
March 3, 2009
Ag commissioner seeking national post
BISMARCK -- Roger Johnson, North Dakota's agriculture commissioner since 1996, could be elected president of the National Farmers Union next week and if he is successful would resign his state post. Johnson said Tuesday morning that he was "recruited, strongly encouraged," to seek...
March 3, 2009 - 11:30pm