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Change or distraction? Petition seeks to rewrite constitutional language on who can vote
Moose collision a reminder for motorists to watch out
How many bald eagle deaths from a ND wind farm can wildlife officials accept?
Illuminated, handwritten Bible on display in Wahpeton
Retired raptor center co-founder continues rehabilitating birds
crime and courts
nation and world
If you're a Facebook user, you're also a research subject
ND tourism officials not yet worried about tension with Canada
Commentary: 'Mom, grass-fed beef? Is this really necessary? And what is organic?'
As N.D. oil production nears record, natural gas flaring climbs
Heitkamp touts progress on farm bill to farmers' roundtable
place a business brief
Trump's coal gambit may yield political points, not mining jobs
Trump renews his criticism of OPEC for 'too high' oil prices
Wind developer's payment to Ducks Unlimited raises questions
Efforts to reduce wind energy impact to wildlife prompts controversy
China offered to buy $70 billion in US ag and energy products to ward off Trump's tariffs
Group teaches dads to give gift of time, teaches children 'this is what a father does'
Grandpa discovers love of woodworking, toymaking
Commentary: Family ranch is a special place, not just for the ones who live there now
Commentary: One good 'act of Momness' remembered 40 years later
First-time homebuyers should get pre-approved, expect quick process
Motter wants to check in with 'pitching ace' Guyer
GF Central sweeps Nd individual state trap shooting championships, Devils Lake grabs team title
Koepka staves off Fleetwood charge to win U.S. Open
Indians avoid sweep by Twins with 4-1 win
World Cup roundup: Mexico not intimidated, stuns Germany 1-0
Commentary: Still waiting for a talk with my dad
Commentary: The world needs fathers who do not fear failure
Pro-Life is Our Life
Commentary: Email Says Trump set to visit Fargo in June
Commentary: Television station says Heitkamp allies misrepresented Cramer’s comments on their broadcast
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ND farmer etches grandson's marriage proposal into field
New Rockford, N.D., woman celebrates 108th birthday
Rep. Josh Boschee
New weightlifting studio sees early success
A beautiful backyard
Veterans Pavilion, for those who served
New Methodist church honors past, anticipates future
Dairy farming is not only a job, but a lifestyle
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2018 Best Of The Western Edge Winners
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April 15, 2016
Letter: There are challenges and opportunities for enhanced livestock development in ND
The livestock industry in North Dakota is an important driver of economic activity and is one of the most important value-added sectors in the state’s economy. In this letter, we provide some perspective on the value of this industry to North Dakota and describe some of the necessary...
April 15, 2016 - 11:30pm
May 29, 2015
For the health of it: Vet assistant, horse-crazy trainer opens animal health supplies store
Clover Praus grew up working hard and long hours in the family’s small feedlot south of Dickinson.
May 29, 2015 - 11:15pm
May 16, 2015
Beef prices continue to rise as grilling season approaches
GRAND FORKS — Grillers likely will be greeted by higher beef prices this summer, a trend caused in part by slowed production. Average prices for a range of beef cuts, from chuck roast to ground beef, have increased over the past few years, according to federal data. U.S.
May 16, 2015 - 9:19pm
May 14, 2015
NDFU ‘confident’ in corporate farming vote
BISMARCK — With a month left to gather signatures, North Dakota Farmers Union is confident voters will get to weigh in on the state’s corporate farming law. NDFU is petitioning to refer recently passed corporate farming law exemptions to a vote in 2016. Mark Watne, president...
May 14, 2015 - 3:55pm
February 13, 2015
Changes to anti-corporate farming law debated: Bill draws support from dairy, pork industry
BISMARCK — A bill that would partially lift North Dakota’s ban on non-family corporate farming drew strong support Friday from dairy and...
February 13, 2015 - 11:36pm
December 3, 2014
Meeting for cattle producers set in Richardton
The Independent Beef Association of North Dakota is sponsoring an informational meeting concerning the cattle industry at 1:30 p.m. Wednesday, Dec. 10, at the Richardton American Legion Club. R-Calf USA CEO Bill Bullard of Billings, Mont., will talk about the recent ruling of the...
December 3, 2014 - 10:37pm
October 16, 2014
High beef prices have ranchers selling early
MANDAN — There were 3,000 cattle sold at Kist Livestock in Mandan this week.
October 16, 2014 - 11:47pm
September 11, 2014
Beef Talk: Do you have some bulls to cull?
Now is a good time to look at the bull pen, even though it probably is empty. In fact, one would have to wonder why if there is a bull in the pen. For many, the bulls are left on pasture and rounded up with the cows and calves as fall progresses. Throughout the summer, various bulls...
September 11, 2014 - 10:07pm
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