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Birds quiet in pheasant country
Three seats up for grabs on County Commission
Bowman County to vote on future of weather modification program
More than 80 protesters arrested Saturday near Dakota Access Pipeline
New England has welcomed 9 foreign-exchange students
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
Country superstar Garth Brooks signs Amazon streaming deal
Dickinson teen to receive Eagle Scout award
Irish singers headline concert series
Auxiliary sponsors Tour of Tables
U.S. breast cancer deaths drop; rate among white women falls most
Blue Hawks sneak 28 points past Dakota State in third quarter, clinch NSAA
Effertz, Aggies work quickly to dispatch Cowboys
Live blog: NDSU at Western Illinois, 6 p.m. Saturday
DSU wide receiver Brown has seen the ‘whole spectrum’
Area high school football coaches react to new realignment
MCFEELY: National narrative over pipeline protest should be an eye-opener
LETTER: Who is "Vote Right 36?"
COLUMN: Despite Trump, demotic protest politics doesn't always fail
PORT: Democratic candidate calls for permanent Native American member of the Public Service Commission
Our View: Four for ND state offices
F.W. "Bob" Dahlman
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
September 6, 2014
Hungry North Dakotans making hard choices
FARGO — Increasing numbers of North Dakotans are making tough choices about whether to spend money on food or on other necessities, according to a study released Thursday by the Great Plains Food Bank in Fargo. “As we reviewed the study results, one of the things that really...
September 6, 2014 - 7:24pm
February 10, 2014
Use of food stamps, TANF down in ND
Though North Dakota’s population is growing, the use of social safety-net programs within the state has dropped. There was a 9 percent decrease in the use of Temporary Assistance for Needy Families from October 2012 to September 2013, said Carol Cartledge, director of the economic...
February 10, 2014 - 10:03pm
February 4, 2014
Finally, a farm bill: Senate passes Agriculture Act of 2014; Obama expected to sign soon
Signaling an end to the messy part of the process, the new farm bill only needs a signature from President Barack Obama to become reality. Following...
February 4, 2014 - 11:03pm
Senate passes farm bill, sends to Obama for signature
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The Senate gave final congressional approval on Tuesday to a nearly $1 trillion farm bill that trims food stamps for the poor, expands federal crop insurance and ends direct payments to farmers, and sent it to President Barack Obama for his expected signature. The...
February 4, 2014 - 2:22pm
December 13, 2013
ND delegation: Farm bill could come in early January
A farm bill won’t become reality before the first of the year, but all three members of the North Dakota political delegation on Friday sounded optimistic that legislation would be agreed upon early next month. “This thing is very close to being done,” said Sen. Heidi Heitkamp,...
December 13, 2013 - 11:23pm
December 6, 2013
Hoeven: Farm bill may not come until 2014
HETTINGER — Predicting that a farm bill may not become reality until next year, Sen. John Hoeven, R-N.D., addressed members of the state’s farming and ranching community here Friday morning. “What I’m pushing for is to get it out onto the floor for a vote in the next couple...
December 6, 2013 - 10:18pm
North Dakotans’ food stamp use drops to 3-year low
BISMARCK — The number of North Dakota residents using food stamps to buy groceries has dropped to a three-year low, even as the state’s population has risen to an all-time high. Federal Agriculture Department figures show North Dakota had an average of just under 59,000 people...
November 6, 2013 - 4:21pm
October 23, 2013
Hoeven, Klobuchar ready for farm bill conference
FARGO -- An extra $100 million for rural water management and an expanded program for farmers to design their own Conservation Reserve Program contracts were among items that Sens. John Hoeven and Amy Klobuchar discussed Tuesday in a farm bill roundtable. Hoeven, R-N.D., and Klobuchar,...
October 23, 2013 - 12:00am
October 8, 2013
Help available for food stamp clients who lost food in power outages
BISMARCK -- North Dakotans who receive Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) benefits and reside in the southwestern part of the state have 10 days to seek replacement benefits if they lost food due to power outages from the Oct. 4-5 weekend storm.
October 8, 2013 - 9:58am
September 27, 2013
Cramer: House will seek farm bill with food stamps
The House will try to tie food stamps and agriculture in a single farm bill again early next week in hopes of a bipartisan compromise, Rep.
September 27, 2013 - 12:00am
September 24, 2013
House votes to cut food stamps
WASHINGTON -- The House of Representatives on Sept.
September 24, 2013 - 12:00am
September 19, 2013
House votes to cut $4B a year from food stamps
WASHINGTON -- The Republican-run House of Representatives voted to cut spending on food stamps for the poor by $40 billion over 10 years on Thursday, defying a veto threat from the White House in the name of fiscal reform. Majority Leader Eric Cantor, the driving force behind the...
September 19, 2013 - 10:28pm
September 18, 2013
Expired farm bill feared; commodity prices would skyrocket in 2014
MITCHELL, S.D. -- As the debate over what to do or not to do in Syria continues to dominate national politics, one question looms ever larger in the minds of those in the agriculture industry: Would Congress really let the farm bill expire? Increasingly, the answer appears to be...
September 18, 2013 - 12:00am
August 13, 2013
Hoeven says SNAP is key to farm bill
BISMARCK -- U.S. Sen. John Hoeven said Tuesday the key to getting a five-year farm bill passed in Congress hinges on working with the House on...
August 13, 2013 - 5:37pm
August 10, 2013
Farmers have many reasons not to cry about farm bill
REDWOOD FALLS, Minn. -- Outside the Minnesota Corn Growers Association Farmfest tent, a sign urged people to go inside and send an email to ...
August 10, 2013 - 12:00am