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Jury debating murder fate of Spirit Lake Nation man accused of stabbing man in heart
DPS under investigation, parent alleges rooms used without parental consent
Police Blotter: Camper stolen from RV parking lot
Dog handlers not licensed to work security
Actor Mark Ruffalo joins effort opposing pipeline, Dakota Access says trespassers will be 'removed from the land'
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
Trinity volleyball earns win on senior night over Beach
Blue Hawks, Black Hills State to renew old rivalry
Heart River to add baseball in spring
Former UND standouts make NHL debuts, more to come
Wild use another second-period explosion to blow past Bruins
OMDAHL: Lack of research endangers Marsy's Law
JACOBS: Election could gauge party loyalty in North Dakota
Forum editorial: Re-elect Cramer to House
Our View: This time for president, none of the above
Port: Standing Rock has set themselves up to lose big
Carol Ann Zimmermann
Keith Duane Bittenbinder
Elizabeth "Liz" Bobb
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
April 1, 2015
Southwest ND farmers slowly start spring planting
The spring planting season has begun in southwest North Dakota. County extension agents and farmers south of Dickinson said fertilizing and...
April 1, 2015 - 7:04pm
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 30, 2015
Ranchers express concern with environmental assessment plan
The U.S. Forest Service chief addressed concerns raised by leaders from grazing associations regarding an update to an environmental assessment...
March 30, 2015 - 8:04pm
March 17, 2015
USDA data says 97 percent of farms are family owned
WASHINGTON, D.C. – The U.S. Department of Agriculture's National Agricultural Statistics Service reports that family-owned farms remain the backbone of the agriculture industry with 97 percent of the nation’s 2.1 million farms in the U.S. falling into that category. The latest...
March 17, 2015 - 7:48pm
Planting preparations underway in region
FARGO, N.D. - It wouldn’t be the first time in history, but farmers and their advisers say it will be unusual if farmers start planting in...
March 17, 2015 - 1:22am
March 16, 2015
House votes to lift corporate farming ban for dairy, swine; bill now goes back to Senate
BISMARCK – House lawmakers followed their Senate counterparts Monday in voting to relax North Dakota’s anti-corporate farming law, a landmark...
March 16, 2015 - 9:17pm
March 3, 2015
USDA extends farm bill deadline; program sign-ups drawing attention
The U.S. Department of Agriculture extended until March 31 the Feb. 27 deadline to update yields and reallocate base acres. The final day to apply for farm bill safety-net coverage also is March 31, USDA says. The extension was announced Feb. 27. “This (the yield update...
March 3, 2015 - 2:00am
Committee gets anti-corporate bill; House Ag to begin talks March 5
BISMARCK, N.D. -- This week, the North Dakota House Agriculture Committee will take the bull by the horns in the contentious proposed changes to the state’s anti-corporate farming law. House Agriculture Committee Chairman Dennis Johnson, R-Devils Lake, says he has scheduled...
March 3, 2015 - 1:52am
February 23, 2015
Agriculturists need to watch costs as tight margins emerge, Ellinger tells Northwest Farm Managers Association
FARGO — It’s time to tighten belts and push the pencil a little harder. That’s the message farmers received at the Northwest Farm Managers Association meeting held here recently. Paul Ellinger, University of Illinois Agricultural Economics Department chairman, talked about...
February 23, 2015 - 10:50pm
Speaker: Agriculture must respond to change as farmers, ranchers race societal challenges
GRAND FORKS — Farmers and ranchers are blazing new trails for agriculture through the jungle of regulations, animal welfare, food safety and more, Jolene Brown said. “If you want the legacy of the land to continue, you’ve got some work to do,” she said. Brown, a professional...
February 23, 2015 - 10:48pm
February 5, 2015
A string of success: Many farmers have won appeals of prevented-plant claim denials from 2012
COURTENAY — Lee Dick says he should not have had to pay $41,000 in legal fees to get $123,194.90 in prevented-plant crop insurance benefits...
February 5, 2015 - 11:02am
December 31, 2014
Zero Tillage Farmers Association to hold workshop in Dickinson
The Manitoba-North Dakota Zero Tillage Farmers Association will hold its 2015 Workshop and Trade Show from Jan. 5-7 at the Ramada Grand Dakota Hotel in Dickinson. As many as 200 people are expected to attend the annual gathering for the organization, which promotes a system of crop...
December 31, 2014 - 2:00pm
December 16, 2014
Senators pass Tax Increase Prevention Act: Legislation will allow ranchers, farmers to expense equipment purchased in 2014
WASHINGTON — A bill that would allow farmers, ranchers and other small businesses to expense equipment for their operations is on its way to President Barack Obama’s desk. The Senate passed the one-year Tax Increase Prevention Act in a 76-16 vote on Tuesday night. The measure...
December 16, 2014 - 11:12pm
September 22, 2014
Harvest hang-ups: Soggy fall slows wheat harvest; too soon for row crops
Gordon Stoner began harvesting July 31. Since then, persistent rains have allowed him to run his combine about 120 hours, an average of 20 hours...
September 22, 2014 - 11:32pm
July 14, 2014
‘It’s a supply and demand issue’: Price of corn less than half what it was 1 year ago
MITCHELL, S.D. — It’s been two years since a devastating drought withered crops in the U.S. and sent the price of corn skyrocketing. Now, U.S. farmers, including those in South Dakota, are preparing to harvest what is expected to be a massive corn crop for the second year in...
July 14, 2014 - 10:44pm