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Anne Short Johnson
Donna Marie Schmidt
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
March 20, 2016
The rancher representing ranchers: Bowman’s Steve Brooks balances family business with role as ND Stockmen’s Association president
BOWMAN — Skeeter Brooks is getting an education not only in ranching, but also the often unseen business that happens outside of the corrals....
March 20, 2016 - 2:30am
August 9, 2015
Patrols aim to reduce grassland destruction
BISMARCK — North Dakota’s western grasslands are becoming a national trash-lands. Rabble-rousers are out there with guns, blasting at everything...
August 9, 2015 - 12:40am
December 16, 2014
Senators pass Tax Increase Prevention Act: Legislation will allow ranchers, farmers to expense equipment purchased in 2014
WASHINGTON — A bill that would allow farmers, ranchers and other small businesses to expense equipment for their operations is on its way to President Barack Obama’s desk. The Senate passed the one-year Tax Increase Prevention Act in a 76-16 vote on Tuesday night. The measure...
December 16, 2014 - 11:12pm
December 4, 2014
Powerful cow antibiotic often misused by farmers
It is one of the most potent antibiotics used by U.S. cattle and dairy farmers, the key component in the top-selling drug line of Zoetis, the...
December 4, 2014 - 11:23pm
October 29, 2014
Pipeline fatigue hits landowners who aim for more oversight
WATFORD CITY — Ranchers say they don’t have time to chase cattle because a pipeline crew cut the pasture fence. Nor do they have time to repair equipment damaged from crossing a sunken pipeline trench. Those problems are giving surface owners a condition called “pipeline fatigue,”...
October 29, 2014 - 11:08pm
Mixing oil and cattle: ND ranchers say mineral rights get too much emphasis
By Jonathan Knutson Forum News Service BELFIELD — Byron Richard’s pickup bounces up and down over the washboard gravel...
July 29, 2014 - 12:11am
June 3, 2014
Farm groups warn of EPA overreach in proposed water rule
BISMARCK — North Dakota farm leaders called on the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency on Tuesday to withdraw a proposed rule to clarify the Clean Water Act or at least extend the public comment period, warning the rule could have deep impacts on farmers and ranchers. “I am...
June 3, 2014 - 11:34pm
May 22, 2014
Federal ag spending for 2015 passes committee: Funds would give millions to US producers
A U.S. Senate committee has approved millions in funding for initiatives benefiting North Dakota farmers in 2015. The Senate Appropriations Subcommittee on Agriculture negotiated its federal spending plan for the next fiscal year, which passed through the main committee on Wednesday. Sen....
May 22, 2014 - 11:05pm
May 14, 2014
Forest Service chief coming to Dickinson
Ranchers from southwest North Dakota with “burning” questions for the U.S. Forest Service will get the chance to discuss concerns with its top leader at the end of the month. U.S. Sen. John Hoeven, R-N.D., will host a roundtable discussion with Forestry Service Chief Tom Tidwell...
May 14, 2014 - 2:15pm
April 24, 2014
Co-op members ready to fight: Killdeer farmers, ranchers bring up concerns to board they plan to remove
KILLDEER - Killdeer Cenex Farmers Union Co-op members battled with the board of directors and its attorney Thursday at a meeting in response...
April 24, 2014 - 11:21pm
March 14, 2014
Vilsack: Growing opportunity for small and mid-sized farmers and ranchers
The recent Census of Agriculture shows that there is tremendous potential for growth among the smaller producers that make up the middle of American agriculture, but they need our support to get there. That can mean a lot of different things. Some small and mid-sized farms and ranches...
March 14, 2014 - 4:32pm
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
February 15, 2014
Vilsack: New farm bill an investment in rural America
The Agriculture Act of 2014 — or farm bill — passed by Congress and signed last week by President Barack Obama, strengthens the farm safety net and ensures vital nutrition assistance for hardworking children and families during tough times. It closes loopholes and achieves much-needed...
February 15, 2014 - 12:47am
February 13, 2014
Farmer-based site plants seeds of love
Megan McAndrew of Bismarck wasn’t having much luck in the dating scene — either online or in person. Though McAndrew, 64, was ready for...
February 13, 2014 - 11:00pm
November 2, 2013
Farmers, self-employed hit by insurance carrier changes
Rep. Kevin Cramer recently invited President Barack Obama to visit North Dakota, only to be declined by the White House. Based on the response the North Dakota Republican congressman said he has received from constituents, the president may want to wait until the administration solves...
November 2, 2013 - 8:57pm