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Federal judge appoints special master to review material seized from Trump lawyer
UPDATE: County sheriff issues evacuation order after Wisconsin refinery explosion
Rounds doesn't support Senate bill to protect Mueller, believes special prosecutor safe
New technology expands capacity for learning with virtual reality
Senate panel advances bill to protect Mueller from firing, but it's unlikely to become law
crime and courts
nation and world
'It's just not what people want anymore': Subway to close hundreds of US stores
Facebook didn't read the terms and conditions for the app behind Cambridge Analytica
Federal regulators meet with industry, tribe to discuss flaring challenge
Ben Carson proposes raising rent for low-income Americans receiving federal housing subsidies
Want to work for Ikea? Your next interview could be conducted by Russian robot.
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
Minn. man believes old batteries used in foundation robbed him of health, home
Dangerous E. coli outbreak from romaine lettuce expands, with 19 states affected
After alarming findings last year, ND's tick season arrives again
Wild Mushroom Crostini recipe can be tailored to occasion
When it comes to wine, what are tannins?
Report: QB Mayfield expected to go No. 1 to Browns
Rockets close out Wolves with third-quarter surge
Hurdling into history: Trinity’s Knopik sets school record in 110-meter hurdles
DHS tennis drops battle to Williston
Former DSU coach Roger Huffman leaves legacy behind
Commentary: Senator Heidi Heitkamp begins biggest campaign of her political life…with a recycled ad from 2012?
Commentary: Sen. Heitkamp pretends at the accessibility North Dakotans demand
Commentary: Heitkamp chief of staff, without irony, says the senator’s key to success is to 'get out and talk to people'
Commentary: If Democrats want more say over North Dakota’s budget they should try winning some elections
1963 Impala was beautiful, but it fell apart
Paula Ann Bluemer
Emma J. Jaeger
James E. Schloss
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
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March 5, 2018
Commentary: 'Harvest Box' is a bad idea as SNAP alternative
Sometimes it's called the food stamps program, sometimes the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program, or SNAP. Whatever you call it, it's expensive and controversial. Now, the Trump administration — hardly a stranger to controversy — has introduced a proposal that would...
March 5, 2018 - 7:00am
February 22, 2018
USDA seeks comments on SNAP benefits for able-bodied adults without dependents
WASHINGTON — The U.S. Department of Agriculture is seeking comments on how best to serve able-bodied adults without dependents who use...
February 22, 2018 - 4:44pm
August 8, 2017
Port: Stop touting the economic benefits of food stamps
“Cuts to SNAP would increase strain on local food bank resources,” reads a headline over a letter to the editor from Great Plains Food Bank...
August 8, 2017 - 8:47am
June 21, 2017
ND groups unite to support food stamp program in future farm bills
AMENIA, N.D. — Farmer Bill Hejl and his neighbors cultivate thousands of acres of crops, from sugar beets to sunflowers, that help feed...
June 21, 2017 - 10:00pm
February 2, 2017
Snapchat parent company 'Snap' files for $3 billion IPO
Snap Inc, owner of popular messaging service Snapchat, made many of its financial details public for the first time on Thursday, as it prepared...
February 2, 2017 - 5:19pm
September 6, 2014
Hungry North Dakotans making hard choices
FARGO — Increasing numbers of North Dakotans are making tough choices about whether to spend money on food or on other necessities, according to a study released Thursday by the Great Plains Food Bank in Fargo. “As we reviewed the study results, one of the things that really...
September 6, 2014 - 7:24pm
November 5, 2013
Ehrens: Taking the challenge, we SNAP’D
By Karen Ehrens My husband, teenage daughter and I took the SNAP Challenge in September to gain a better understanding of what it’s like to live with very little to spend on food. We spent $4.25 each per day, the average a person receiving food stamps, or SNAP, received in North...
November 5, 2013 - 5:35pm
October 7, 2013
Fate of farm bill in the air while Congress deals with shutdown
GRAND FORKS -- The farm bill expired Tuesday -- again -- to little fanfare. Overshadowed by the federal government shutdown, the ongoing debate over the bill has largely stayed out of the spotlight. And that worries some agriculture groups. "A farm bill is very important to family...
October 7, 2013 - 10:24am
September 26, 2013
Heitkamp: No new farm bill before deadline
WASHINGTON -- Congress won't approve a new farm bill before the old one expires Sept. 30, Sen. Heidi Heitkamp, D-N.D., said Wednesday. "It seems clear to me that we will not be securing a new farm bill before the deadline," Heitkamp said in a conference call with the news media. The...
September 26, 2013 - 12:00am
September 19, 2013
House votes to cut $4B a year from food stamps
WASHINGTON -- The Republican-run House of Representatives voted to cut spending on food stamps for the poor by $40 billion over 10 years on Thursday, defying a veto threat from the White House in the name of fiscal reform. Majority Leader Eric Cantor, the driving force behind the...
September 19, 2013 - 10:28pm
July 31, 2013
Lucas: Farm bill conference should proceed if no House SNAP agreement by Aug. 2
WASHINGTON -- If the House cannot reach agreement on a bill to reauthorize the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program, better known as SNAP or food stamps, before leaving Friday for five weeks, the farm bill conference between the House and the Senate should proceed, says House...
July 31, 2013 - 12:00am
June 29, 2012
Nevaeh Berger, 5, and her 3-year-old sister, Calli, enjoy the pop of snapper fireworks Thursday at their home in Taylor. The girls are excited...
June 29, 2012 - 12:00am
February 12, 2010
Food assistance numbers increasing in ND
Officials say the number of North Dakotans getting assistance for groceries is growing, but the case load growth is less than other states. In Stark County, January statistics show 994 households and 1,930 individuals were using the federal Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program,...
February 12, 2010 - 12:00am