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Republican lawmaker Ros-Lehtinen, a Trump critic, to retire
Toned-down White House press dinner carries on without Trump
'Orange Is the New Black' Leak Shows: Hollywood Cybersecurity Lives and Dies With Third-Party Vendors
Trump says China could have hacked Democratic emails
White House Has 'Looked At' Changing Libel Laws, Reince Priebus Says
crime and courts
nation and world
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
Rock art ‘bugs’ come to life
Should pregnant mothers hang up their cell phones?
New study analyzes student loan refinancing process
Enjoy pizza, meet storybook characters; proceeds going toward Imagination Library
Logano roars to victory in Richmond
Hayward helps Jazz bury Clippers to win series
Dokken: Public land an asset, not a liability
Fishing trip delivers steelhead serenity
Penguins clobber Capitals to take 2-0 series lead
Port: Heitkamp fundraising email calls Republicans radicals and extremists
Port: Hey Republicans, put Carlson and Wardner on the bench next session
ERICKSON: Don't just do something
HARROP: Can we think our way past robots?
Port: Things got a little weird at the end of North Dakota’s 2017 session
Frank H. @13@@10@Schafer, Jr.
Mary Margaret Wolf
Theodore M. Hecker
Mary Margaret Wolf
Heidt and Horner plan wedding
Kristianson and Kilwein
Olson and Steffan
Engagement: Pottorff and Schank
Staff at Bully Pulpit Golf Course are ready for the season to begin
Recipe for good: Elks' eatery, events help fund scholarships, youth activities
Hidden gem: Medora officials work all year in preparation for the busy summer season
Boots Bar & Grill ready for another exciting season
Perfecting 'Players': Restaurant manager on delicious mission
Worlds Greatest City Wide Garage Sale
Honoring our Firefighters
October 5, 2012
Livestock show returns to Dickinson
Top-of-the-line cattle will be on display at the 34th annual West River Livestock Show, sponsored by the Dickinson Area Chamber of Commerce in two weeks. The show will be held Oct. 19 and 20 at the Dickinson State University Multi-Purpose Arena and will involve exhibitors from all...
October 5, 2012 - 12:00am
August 3, 2012
The lack of a hay supply is leading to big headaches for farmers across southwest North Dakota. After several wet growing seasons, Lane Hall, North Dakota State University's extension county agent for Slope County, said the dryness is taking its toll on hay supplies. Hall said the...
August 3, 2012 - 12:00am
July 10, 2012
NDSU Extension warns of green, blue-green scum
FARGO, N.D. (AP) -- The North Dakota State University Extension Service is warning residents and ranchers to watch out for green or blue-green scum in livestock water supplies, lakes and other recreational waterways. Water quality associate Roxanne Johnson says algae blooms can...
July 10, 2012 - 2:49pm
June 29, 2012
4-H Livestock Show
Makenzie Glass, a member of the Prairie Pals 4-H Club in Hebron, grooms a black Angus heifer for a showmanship category of the 4-H Livestock...
June 29, 2012 - 12:00am
January 27, 2012
Fine time to ranch: Industry analysts say ND cattle market strong
An educator with the North Dakota State University Extension Service said now is a prime time for people to start raising cattle in the area. John...
January 27, 2012 - 12:00am
January 26, 2012
Officials and ranchers discuss dangers during event in Medora
MEDORA -- While there have been no reports of livestock dying from oil-related incidents in western North Dakota, officials reminded ranchers...
January 26, 2012 - 12:00am
January 28, 2011
Tips to reducing chances of hypothermia, death in livestock due to cold
With winter in full swing and spring around the corner, animal health and the dangers cold weather brings is on ranchers' minds. "Although animals are naturally built for the outdoors, cold is cold," said Dr.
January 28, 2011 - 12:00am
November 17, 2010
Wyoming awaits brucellosis test results
CHEYENNE, Wyo. (AP) -- The state has completed testing of 12 cattle herds in northern Wyoming for the livestock disease brucellosis. State Veterinarian Jim Logan says testing was completed Monday and he expects results any day now. A dozen herds altogether have been quarantined...
November 17, 2010 - 2:06pm
September 11, 2010
Beef Talk: NDBCIA prize beef
Each year, the North Dakota Beef Cattle Improvement Association summarizes the average performance of beef cattle herds that are utilizing the CHAPS programs.
September 11, 2010 - 12:00am
August 31, 2010
Goehring announces age/source beef verification program
BISMARCK--A new, voluntary program to help market North Dakota beef domestically and abroad was unveiled today. North Dakota Verified Livestock allows livestock producers and feeding operations to verify the age and source of their animals, Agriculture Commissioner Doug Goehring...
August 31, 2010 - 11:03am
August 21, 2010
Beef Talk: Two-thirds of the pie
The Dickinson Research Extension Center has fed cattle for many years, at least the last 14 years. The center has fed cattle in a commercial feedlot. Those cattle have performed well, but a struggle always remains between weaned-calf value, backgrounded calf value and fed-calf value. For...
August 21, 2010 - 12:00am
August 7, 2010
Beef Talk: Only looking at yesterday leads to failure
Some thoughts on the cattle business: I started writing Beef Talk 10 years ago, so one could conclude there are a lot of thoughts about the cattle business. The concept was simple, after spending way too many miles traveling to meetings and presenting a few thoughts to those in attendance,...
August 7, 2010 - 12:00am
July 31, 2010
Beef Talk: More money in beef business
The cattle business is very dynamic, so it is very easy to get lost in the shuffle. The current news or the latest color print catches our eyes and we start talking. Our conversations tend to be filled with lots of thoughts sprinkled with a few facts.
July 31, 2010 - 12:00am
July 24, 2010
Time for bulls to come home
It seems like yesterday that the cattle were sorted and sent to grass. The summer has been good because of reasonable rain showers, moderate temperatures and good grass growth. Because of this, pulling cattle out of summer pasture is not real popular. At the Dickinson Research Extension...
July 24, 2010 - 12:00am
July 17, 2010
Beef Talk: Quite a closeout
A feedlot closeout at the Dickinson Research Extension Center came across my desk and with it came the usual first question. Did the lot come up with some cash for the operation? Yes was the answer for lot 9315. The lot had an average net return of $246 per steer. That was good....
July 17, 2010 - 12:00am