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Nursing students appeal to local legislators
North Dakota leaders think Trump will be good for state
Larger than expected ND Capitol Women's March calls for solidarity
Suspect in the killing of a Rolette County Deputy identified
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MDU enters power purchase agreement for Thunder Spirit Wind project near Hettinger
U.S. oil rig count recovers to end 2016 near year-ago levels
New state regulations will affect repairs of pipeline
ND oil production up 7 percent, returns above 1 million barrels a day
Oil pipeline spill near Belfield estimated at 176,000 gallons
Counting on Student Loan Forgiveness? Better Check Your Eligibility Status Again
Magic, murder and mayhem; Foundation sponsors mystery dinner theater
Lauren Alaina to entertain at the Mardi Gras
Saving homeless pets; Oreo's Animal Rescue plans fundraiser
Trinity to present 'Into the Woods'
Midgets boys hockey hold on to win over Braves
Trinity girls basketball beats Buccaneers, snaps losing streak
DSU wrestling takes sixth at Missouri Valley Invitational
Fossum’s career-high leads Dickinson High gymnastics in S.D.
Blue Hawks track and field impresses at BHSU meet
Port: Meet Burgum the Politician
Fielding Questions: Ice cream bucket propagation for African violets
Growing Together: Tips for shopping seed catalogs
Minding Our Elders: A needed vacation from caregiving should be guilt-free
Phillips: Kindness leaves you with lots to talk about
Thomas F. Murtha
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 4, 2014
Producers urged to enroll in disaster assistance program
WASHINGTON — Livestock owners have less than a month to enroll in the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s disaster assistance program. The government agency is encouraging producers who suffered disaster-related losses to act to secure assistance by Sept. 30. Congressionally mandated...
September 4, 2014 - 5:24pm
August 28, 2014
Beef Talk: Vaccinate to protect ranch assets
Protecting one’s assets is another term for fall calf vaccinations. One does not need to view very many market reports to understand that the asset value of a calf has gone up. In other words, calves are worth good money. Many things can impact the life of these very valuable calves....
August 28, 2014 - 9:25pm
August 6, 2014
Producers report livestock loss to algae poisoning: FSA asks owners to report, file claims
FARGO — Livestock producers throughout the state have reported losing livestock to toxic water caused by blue-green algae poisoning. A press...
August 6, 2014 - 10:49pm
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