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Shon Hocker accepts offer to be Dickinson superintendent
Democrats urge Burgum to form bipartisan commission to look at state budget
Energy Transfer Partners makes largest donation ever to University of Mary capital project
The 'Lost 74': ND vet who survived shipwreck wants victims remembered as Vietnam War casualties
North Korean leader Kim Jong Un suspends nuclear and missile tests, shuts down test site
crime and courts
nation and world
Cass County project would be North Dakota's first major solar array
ND medical marijuana deadline extended after snafu
Bank of North Dakota reports 14th consecutive year of record profits
Commentary: Trump lied to me about his wealth to get onto the Forbes 400
The gift of a supportive mother-in-law
place a business brief
Flaring policy changes keep benchmarks but give ND oil industry flexibility
Trump announces support for year-round E15 sales
Trump ethanol moves may be worse for farmers than soy tariff
Oil companies differ on plans to drill near Lake Sakakawea
State makes recommendations on federal carbon regulations
U.S. consumers who have store-bought romaine lettuce should 'throw it away immediately,' CDC says
Area pagans, Wiccans explain ancient festivals that mark spring, summer
George W. Bush recalls his mother as strong, lucid and funny as she approached death
She calmly landed the Southwest flight and broke barriers as a fighter pilot
Welcome to Sarah's Culinary Q & A: How to slice an onion without crying
Field event performances carry Lady Midgets to third place
Midgets wiped out in home opener against Jamestown
National-worthy numbers: Five Blue Hawks qualify for NAIA meet
After Wild are eliminated, it remains to be seen if this was Matt Cullen's last NHL game
Field hustles home as Rays beat Twins in 10
Commentary: The fight over online sales taxes cannot be about fairness
Many people benefit when we strive to become our best
COLUMN: New law doesn't improve hiring process for superintendent
Analysis: Nikki Haley's extraordinary rebuke of the White House
Commentary: Is it time to stop electing sheriffs?
LaVonne M. Dill
Marie L. Kaiser
Finnly Jay Simonieg
Rep. Josh Boschee
Louis L. Owen
A century of loving life, loving art: Dillon has plenty of parties planned
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
30 Under 30
2018 Best Of The Western Edge Winners
5 places close to home to consider for your spring vacation
March 19, 2018
Fairview Colony unveils 6,000-head pig barn complex
LAMOURE, N.D.—No livestock producer wants to have sick animals, but the Fairview Colony has a special interest in keeping its pigs healthy:...
March 19, 2018 - 8:39am
September 11, 2017
5 questions with ... Wanda Patsche, Welcome, Minn., pig, corn and soybean farmer
Q: How has agriculture shaped your life?
September 11, 2017 - 9:07am
August 31, 2017
ND Supreme Court approves Buffalo hog permit
BISMARCK — The North Dakota Supreme Court on Aug. 30 unanimously upheld a East Central District Court ruling that an environmental permit...
August 31, 2017 - 4:42pm
August 23, 2017
Firefighters saved some piglets from a blaze; then they ate them as sausages
Way back in February, a band of English firefighters rescued 18 baby pigs and two sows from a burning barn. Grateful farm manager Rachel Rivers...
August 23, 2017 - 9:35pm
April 12, 2017
Smithfield makes move on market for pig-human transplants
CHICAGO - Smithfield Foods, the world's largest pork producer, has established a separate bioscience unit to expand its role in supplying pig...
April 12, 2017 - 12:37pm
April 4, 2017
Lucky pig saved from slaughter after jumping from truck on interstate at 70 mph
NEW RICHMOND, Wis.—This little piggy won't go to market. A 250-pound pig who jumped off a truck at 70 mph on the way to a Sioux Falls,...
April 4, 2017 - 4:07pm
March 10, 2017
Oklahoma wildfires kill thousands of pigs at Smithfield, Seaboard farms
Wildfires devastated a Smithfield Foods Inc hog farm in Laverne, Oklahoma, killing at least several thousand pigs, company and local officials said on Friday, March 10. The exact number of swine killed in the Oklahoma fire, which began on Monday, was not immediately known. Smithfield...
March 10, 2017 - 6:56pm
February 8, 2016
Ballot language approved for referendum on corporate farming law
BISMARCK – North Dakota Secretary of State Al Jaeger has approved the ballot language for a June 14 referendum on a law that would allow non-family corporations to own dairy and swine operations in the state. Petition sponsors led by the North Dakota Farmers Union gathered more...
February 8, 2016 - 12:07pm
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
August 4, 2014
Swine flu found at State Fair
MINOT -- Three pigs tested positive of swine flu at the North Dakota State Fair, according to the North Dakota Department of Agriculture. The state Department of Health and Department of Agriculture confirmed Friday that the pigs carried the H3N2 virus strain, which can be transmitted...
August 4, 2014 - 4:21pm
July 24, 2014
Pigs fall from truck onto I-29
BUXTON — Piglets were falling out of a truck and onto Interstate 29 for several miles near here Wednesday until the driver eventually noticed, the North Dakota Highway Patrol said. There were “dead pigs all over the road,” Sgt. Greg Smith said. The truck driver was apparently...
July 24, 2014 - 11:52pm
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
January 30, 2014
NDSU meat scientist says beef can be part of healthy diet
FARGO — North Dakota State University researcher Eric Berg says beef’s reputation as being unhealthy is likely undeserved. Berg, a meat...
January 30, 2014 - 11:28pm
January 24, 2009
A smelly situation
The farms and ranches that have over 1,000 head of beef cattle now must report certain chemicals emitted from their animal's waste to the North...
January 24, 2009 - 12:00am