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Places that write lots of tickets for distracted driving also have lower fatal crash rates, analysis finds
'I thought I was done': George H.W. Bush faced death at 20 during WWII
Fargo elementary students play reporter as they ask Gov. Burgum about his job
Federal judge: Trump administration must accept new DACA applicants
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nation and world
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Next threat stalking American farmers is the end of cheap money
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Why are tens of thousands of Americans still driving around with explosive devices in their cars?
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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
Wild Mushroom Crostini recipe can be tailored to occasion
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'Tase me, and you'll see what happens,' an American Airlines flier said. Police did - 10 times.
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Local talent impress at Pankratz Invite
Midgets wilt in doubleheader losses to Bismarck Century
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Berrios scoreless streak comes to an end against Yanks
Commentary: Sen. Heitkamp pretends at the accessibility North Dakotans demand
Commentary: Heitkamp chief of staff, without irony, says the senator’s key to success is to 'get out and talk to people'
Commentary: If Democrats want more say over North Dakota’s budget they should try winning some elections
1963 Impala was beautiful, but it fell apart
Commentary: The politics of North Dakota's big bad budget bind
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New Methodist church honors past, anticipates future
Dairy farming is not only a job, but a lifestyle
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April 12, 2018
GOP proposes stricter work requirements for food stamp recipients, a step toward a major overhaul of the social safety net
House Republicans took their first step Thursday, April 12, toward overhauling the federal safety net, pushing for new work requirements in the food-stamp program used by 42 million Americans. The plan, introduced as part of the 2018 Farm Bill over the objections of Democrats, would...
April 12, 2018 - 1:43pm
April 10, 2018
Peterson: Work mandate for food stamps imperils next farm bill
FARGO — Rep. Collin Peterson, D-Minn., said a Republican push to expand work requirements for a food assistance program has brought farm...
April 10, 2018 - 6:47pm
February 12, 2018
Trump wants to overhaul America's safety net with giant cuts to housing, food stamps and health care
WASHINGTON - The budget that President Donald Trump proposed Monday takes a hard whack at the poorest Americans, slashing billions of dollars...
February 12, 2018 - 7:36pm
August 8, 2017
Port: Stop touting the economic benefits of food stamps
“Cuts to SNAP would increase strain on local food bank resources,” reads a headline over a letter to the editor from Great Plains Food Bank...
August 8, 2017 - 8:47am
June 21, 2017
ND groups unite to support food stamp program in future farm bills
AMENIA, N.D. — Farmer Bill Hejl and his neighbors cultivate thousands of acres of crops, from sugar beets to sunflowers, that help feed...
June 21, 2017 - 10:00pm
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