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In historically rare move, Forum Communications doesn’t endorse Republican for president
Dickinson man killed in crash near Beulah
Montana judge targeted for impeachment for 60-day incest rape sentence
Daycare not linked to child obesity
Burgum sets sights on downtowns in governor's race
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
Bishop Ryan overcomes slow start to steamroll Heart River
No. 4 Bison rebound with road victory at Western Illinois
UND leans on veteran defensemen in finishing sweep of Bemidji State
Blue Hawk seniors bid the BAC a possible adieu
Timberwolves could win 50 games... or miss playoffs
Our View: This time for president, none of the above
Port: Standing Rock has set themselves up to lose big
Our View: Dickinson should improve liquor laws, increase licenses
Other Views: Lawless, bullying 'Keep It in the Ground' tactics fail
Governor candidate: Focus on public education first
Anne Short Johnson
Donna Marie Schmidt
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
July 4, 2014
Beef Talk: Do the math: Income minus cost equals net return
For those who do math, what is $713 minus $537? The answer is $176. Good numbers, especially for the cow-calf producer because the $713 indicates the amount of cash that cows have been able to generate after adjusting for replacements. The $537 indicates the recent costs to keep a...
July 4, 2014 - 12:24am
June 11, 2014
Park River votes to let residents keep chickens in city limits
PARK RIVER — Chickens — or at least hens — rule the roost in Park River, where voters approved an ordinance amendment Tuesday to allow residents to keep up to eight hens. Residents voted 265-159 in favor of the change to a decades-old law that outlawed all kinds of livestock...
June 11, 2014 - 11:50pm
May 2, 2014
Good start for livestock disaster sign-up: South Dakota FSA head hopes first checks will go out soon
The head of Farm Service Agency’s South Dakota office is optimistic that hard-hit ranchers will soon begin receiving federal disaster assistance. “I...
May 2, 2014 - 12:25am
April 15, 2014
Senators urge agencies to halt livestock emissions regulations
WASHINGTON — Sen. John Hoeven, R-N.D., has asked three federal agencies to halt regulations on livestock emissions. Hoeven pressed the Department of Agriculture, Department of Energy and Environmental Protection Agency to not impose the policies that he said could cost cattle...
April 15, 2014 - 4:09pm
March 13, 2014
First case of porcine epidemic diarrhea virus prompts changes for pork producers
FARGO – Now that North Dakota has its first case of the porcine epidemic diarrhea virus, pork producers, exhibitors and pig transporters are...
March 13, 2014 - 7:06pm
March 7, 2014
‘It was just gut-wrenching:' Producers still working to rebound from blizzard
BOX ELDER, S.D. — October snow was slamming his ranch, but 37-year-old Monty Williams was not initially concerned about the whiteout conditions, or his cattle. “We’ve been through major storms that were by far worse than this one,” the Box Elder man said, referring to...
March 7, 2014 - 5:24pm
February 11, 2014
FDA will ban antibiotics for growth in livestock
FARGO — Food and Drug Administration rules that would ban feeding low-dosage antibiotics for promoting growth in livestock are three years away, but veterinarians say farmers are preparing for the inevitable. The new regulations are for antimicrobial antibiotics, said Gerald Stokka,...
February 11, 2014 - 1:00am
February 6, 2014
Numbers can challenge, but don't give up
Here is an invitation. Just call if you want to schedule an appointment to review or better understand the numerous numbers associated with expected progeny differences. Even when well understood, the EPD numbers can be daunting, even overwhelming. Navigating the Web pages of the...
February 6, 2014 - 11:29pm
January 25, 2014
Malnourished horses sold before rescuers can pick them up
FARGO — The planned rescue of up to 40 malnourished horses Saturday was thwarted when the horses’ owner apparently sold the animals before deputies could seize them and turn them over for adoption. The Barnes County Sheriff’s Office arranged for a horse rescue organization...
January 25, 2014 - 9:59pm
January 9, 2014
Bull Day Showcase set for Jan. 18
Those interested in doing some cattle window shopping should plan on attending the annual Bull Day Showcase next weekend in Dickinson. Presented by the Dickinson Area Chamber of Commerce and set for Saturday, Jan. 18 at Stockmen’s Livestock Exchange, the event will feature about...
January 9, 2014 - 9:28pm
October 22, 2013
Livestock industry hopes for restored indemnity program as FSA returns to work
GRAND FORKS -- With the federal shutdown finally over, the U.S. Department of Agriculture's Farm Service Agency will do all it can to help ranchers who lost livestock in the October blizzard, said Aaron Krauter, state executive director of the North Dakota FSA. Congress voted Oct....
October 22, 2013 - 12:00am
October 11, 2013
Hoeven asks USDA undersecretary to help with producer need
WASHINGTON -- North Dakota Sen. John Hoeven today called Michael Scuse, U.S. Department of Agriculture Undersecretary for Farm and Foreign Agricultural Services, to seek his help with Farm Service Agency services for producers. The Republican senator has received reports from farmers...
October 11, 2013 - 5:11pm
Billings' horse sale is biggest in the West
BILLINGS, Mont. -- Bill and Jann Parker run the monthly horse auction at the Billings Livestock Commission. The sale is a big deal for a big area. Promoters say it is certainly the largest monthly horse sale in the country. It's held the fourth weekend of every month on the North...
October 11, 2013 - 12:00am
July 29, 2013
Birth control for wild horses could prevent roundups to thin herd
FARGO - An experiment involving birth control for the wild horses in Theodore Roosevelt National Park in western North Dakota is about to get a boost. Researchers have been testing a vaccine on some of the mares in the wild horse herd in the park's South Unit since 2009. The immuno-contraceptive...
July 29, 2013 - 12:00am
June 28, 2013
4-H Livestock Show
Quinn Steffan directs her market hog around the arena during the Stark-Billings 4-H Livestock Show on Thursday morning in the Dickinson State...
June 28, 2013 - 12:00am