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Killed by a bite: Family laments after Fargo man dies from West Nile
Trump changes mind again, says he’ll deport all illegal immigrants
Invasive insects, noxious weed seeds found in rail containers from Asia at Canadian border
Eight arrested after protesters bind themselves to Dakota Access construction equipment
ND man sent to prison for exposing himself, sex with dog
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nation and world
Bakken pipeline protest in Iowa leads to arrests
Port: Dakota Access Protester Chains Himself to Machinery at Pipeline Construction Site
255 barrels of produced water spills in Billings County
Worker dies on Dakota Access Pipeline
Energy leaders partner with UND division for carbon-capture efforts
How to stop credit card fraud while traveling
Veeder: At the ranch, circle of life can be tough to witness
Texting changes all punctuation rules. Period.
Celebrating the first 100 years: Sacred Heart Monastery observes anniversary of becoming an independent Benedictine commuity
DSU welcomes global exchange students from Pakistan, Tunisia
With larger roster, Midgets finding early success in pool
Indians complete sweep of Twins; losing streak at 13
COLLEGE HOCKEY: NCHC says no to expansion
Dickerson no longer giving Peterson advice
Zimmer turns to Parcells in times of trouble
Holten: Behind the scenes with a pickup man
It's a good thing Kaepernick can choose to sit during national anthem
Other Views: TR National Park get OK today?
Port: DHS audit revealed shameful conduct which put children at risk
Omdahl: National interests taking over state initiatives
good bad and ugly
Ilene (Hanel) Gill
Richard "Dick" Hegge
Andrew J. Volesky
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
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
July 10, 2014
North Dakota growers asked to produce 250,000 pounds of food to fight hunger
FARGO — The state’s agriculture commissioner challenged gardeners across North Dakota on Tuesday to grow 250,000 pounds of produce for those in need. Doug Goehring said he wants the Hunger Free ND Garden Project, now in its fifth season, to surpass previous donation records and...
July 10, 2014 - 10:15pm
July 3, 2014
Bridging the gap between farm and fork
FARGO — Those in the ag industry say it’s scary how much of a disconnect there is between consumers and farmers. “You have people saying...
July 3, 2014 - 11:49pm
June 23, 2014
Widespread weather woes: Mid-June storms hurt region's farmers
Heavy rains across parts of the Upper Midwest June 14 to 16 ended the planting season for many farmers and threaten the fields of some others. Two of the biggest trouble spots are in the Dickinson area, where many fields won’t get planted, and in the Sioux Falls, S.D., area, where...
June 23, 2014 - 10:17pm
June 19, 2014
Problems accompany late-season planting: Pests, weeds could be a struggle for farmers
Farmers statewide are nearly finished with their planting, making headway in sunny spurts despite considerable delays during the spring. Still, disagreeable temperatures and long bouts of rain will leave crops in the ground more susceptible to pests, weeds and bad weather, producers...
June 19, 2014 - 11:10pm
June 16, 2014
Figuring out options: More information about supplemental coverage coming
Wheat, corn and soybean farmers soon should have access to information that will help them make an important one-time choice between two types of crop insurance, Sen. John Hoeven, R-N.D., said. He’s also optimistic the U.S. Department of Agriculture can provide similar information...
June 16, 2014 - 10:58pm
May 23, 2014
Assistance offered to protect watersheds
The Natural Resources Conservation Service will provide $654,000 in assistance to North Dakota farmers and ranchers who voluntarily manage their land to improve water quality in four priority watersheds, according to a press release. Funds will be available for producers in Upper...
May 23, 2014 - 11:53pm