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Health Dept. spokeswoman resigns over 'rather inappropriate' tweets posted during presidential debate
Israel's Shimon Peres, 93, dies in Tel Aviv
Clinton seeks to keep Trump on defensive after debate
Obama power plant rules face key test in U.S. court
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Whiting CEO: Tribal service deals could help Dakota pipeline impasse
RockPile gets bought out, expands
Sunoco, behind protested Dakota Access pipeline, tops U.S. crude spill charts
Tribal official urges respect in pipeline debate
Brady Wind farms south of Dickinson to be completed by December
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Engagement: Schank and Hofland
Engagement: VanDoorne and Johnson
DSU to showcase artwork by Donna Watts
How to prevent childhood obesity
Midgets volleyball takes care of Saints in four sets
Trinity pulls away from Beulah for sweep
Hazeltine pedigree planned from the start
DSU volleyball tops South Dakota Mines
Reeve: Best team ever for U.S. at Ryder Cup?
Port: One of these idiots its going to be president
Veeder: Connecting with grandma's memory over a slice of apple pie
Our View: Feds should pay for Dakota Access protest costs
Port: Marsy's Law campaign has been bizarre, insulting, inaccurate
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James "Jim" Basic
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Business steady as Platinum Motorsports becomes certified
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 19, 2013
With shutdown over, farm bill is up next
ST. PAUL, Minn. -- President Barack Obama makes new federal farm policy his third highest congressional priority now that the federal shutdown...
October 19, 2013 - 12:00am
October 17, 2013
Bill to spare US economy from debt crisis also delivers favors
WASHINGTON -- The last-minute bill to avert a potentially catastrophic U.S.
October 17, 2013 - 12:00am
October 5, 2013
Next federal money crisis could help farm bill
ST. PAUL, Minn. -- The current federal government shutdown overshadowed the end of many federal farm laws Tuesday, but the next federal fiscal crisis could lead to a stalled farm bill's resurrection. At least that is the hope of many from farm country who see $24 billion in savings...
October 5, 2013 - 12:00am
October 3, 2013
Deadlocked: Obama, congressional leaders still at impasse on shutdown
WASHINGTON -- President Barack Obama met with Republican and Democratic leaders in Congress on Wednesday to try to break a budget deadlock that...
October 3, 2013 - 12:00am
September 26, 2013
Heitkamp: No new farm bill before deadline
WASHINGTON -- Congress won't approve a new farm bill before the old one expires Sept. 30, Sen. Heidi Heitkamp, D-N.D., said Wednesday. "It seems clear to me that we will not be securing a new farm bill before the deadline," Heitkamp said in a conference call with the news media. The...
September 26, 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 14, 2013
House where three girls killed will be dismantled
RIVER FALLS, Wis. -- The River Falls house where three sisters were murdered by their father will be carefully "dismantled," with some components salvaged for use by Habitat for Humanity, the organization that helps needy families build affordable houses. Phil Stotz of Illinois,...
September 14, 2013 - 12:00am
September 7, 2013
Cramer to let North Dakotans decide his stance on Syria
Once the August break is over and Congress heads back to Washington, D.C., there is a plethora of major issues it needs to tackle. During his...
September 7, 2013 - 12:00am
August 22, 2013
No bids on Schaffhausen house
RIVER FALLS, Wis. -- The Schaffhausen house in River Falls where three girls were killed more than a year ago by their father could end up helping...
August 22, 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 3, 2013
House refuses to appoint conferees on farm bill
WASHINGTON -- Three Upper Midwest senators have been named conferees on the farm bill. But the House Republican leadership's refusal to appoint conferees and a plan for the House to vote on a big cut to the food stamp program means prospects for the bill passing this year have dimmed. Democratic...
August 3, 2013 - 12:00am
July 12, 2013
Partisan farm bill vote in House leaves future uncertain
WASHINGTON -- The future of federal farm programs is uncertain, at best, after a sharply divided House on Thursday passed a stripped-down farm bill on its second try. The 216-208 vote mostly was along party lines, a rarity for farm bills, with all but 12 Republicans voting for it...
July 12, 2013 - 12:00am
Farm groups oppose removing food stamps from farm bill
Farm group leaders who have worked for two years on a new farm bill had a mixed reaction on whether legislation approved Thursday by the U.S. House is a step in the right direction. "This legislation isn't perfect by any means. But at least we moved the ball forward," said Ryan McCormick,...
July 12, 2013 - 12:00am