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Threats of violence prompt Turtle Mountain school to cancel classes until next week
NDGOP to hold special election for chair
'He never went in': Armed sheriff's deputy stayed outside Florida school while mass killing took place
Dickinson man sends police on a low speed chase through town
Simons calls for teachers to be armed
crime and courts
nation and world
Oneok announces new gas processing plant for Bakken core
USDA seeks comments on SNAP benefits for able-bodied adults without dependents
Spud industry going on offensive, think 'performance vegetable'
Koch brothers try to kill gas tax hike
Taco Bell overtakes Burger King as 4th-largest U.S. chain
place a business brief
Geology is destiny: A Q&A with John Bluemle
Badlands energy development focus of film
Why are gas prices going up?
Keystone XL pipeline gets enough shipper pledges to proceed
ND oil production moves into growth mode
Church turns garbage into good night's sleep through 'Mat Ministry'
Commentary: Why do we understand so little about breast-feeding?
Mushrooms are turning up in coffee, chocolate, even beauty 'dusts.' How come?
Hearty onion and mushroom tart perfect for meatless meals
Billy Graham, charismatic evangelist with worldwide following, dies at 99
Casey Foss scores four goals to lead Bismarck Century over Grafton-Park River
Fargo Davies girls hockey shuts out Minot to advance to state semifinals
2014 Team USA shootout hero T.J. Oshie, former Warroad and UND star, salutes golden goal
Fargo North-South girls get revenge in state quarterfinal win over Mandan
A flurry of gold as Winter Games near conclusion
Commentary: Trump’s call to arm teachers is kind of dumb
McFeely: They are teachers, not gunslingers
Commentary: How an aging Billy Graham approached his own death
Commentary: Heitkamp’s union allies canceled meeting with Cramer on the day he announced Senate campaign
How wine tastings transport you
Luciel (Bares) Kreitinger
Marvin M. "Marv" Morel
Supporting Denny McNamara
Donald & Angela
Guild Mortgage serves local community
Synthetic ice, twice as nice!: Belfield’s skating rink enriches community
A good year, a good meal: Burly’s Roughrider serves steaks and smiles
South Heart school addition finishes up
South Heart elementary principal is committed to her students
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5 places close to home to consider for your spring vacation
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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
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