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Nebraska man sentenced for sexually exploiting minors
Foundation may fall short of funds for Richardton nursing home
South Dakota Highway Patrol to strictly enforce new 80 mph speed limit
New middle school designed with change in mind
New rules take effect for Bakken crude: Will they improve safety?
North Dakota's new oil train safety checks seen missing risks
Marred by recent spill, pipeline company outlines next project
Company seeks flaring exemptions: XTO Energy wants 140 wells excused from rule
Schlumberger: Prudence the new normal for U.S. oil
Holten: The reason barns are red
Letter: E-cigs need more restrictions
Jacobs: ‘ND exceptionalism’ explains much about state
Other Views: Don’t be fooled by e-cig hype
Jolie’s message resonates with all women
Rolling Stones to play in Minneapolis on June 3
Patrick Hope: Jurassic snark
April is knocking: Gather those tax form if you have not filed
Bad bets: Compulsive gambling can snare people, devastate lives
How to avoid seasonal pressure to gamble
Dorothy P. Ficek
Dorothy P. Ficek
Gerald "Jerry" Schmidt
Grinsteinner’s newest role: Longtime head boys basketball coach named athletic director
DHS collects 4 state qualifiers in first meet
Powers: Vikings option remain open as draft nears
Twins select final rotation spot
Dorn leaves a legacy in NDSU women’s athletics
Continuing a family tradition: Woroniecki family of rural Hebron has been raising cattle, caring for the land for more than a century
Tiny Taylor experiences growth
Growing steadily: Richardton undergoing big changes as oil’s sprawl drives development, growth
Envisioning the future: Hettinger Extension Center scientists try to determine what’s important to producers
Elevator evolution: Technology changing how elevators like Southwest Grain operate
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...
news / north dakota
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...
opinion / columns
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...
agriculture / news / north dakota
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...
food / news
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...
agriculture / news
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 to see bigger fireworks light the sky over the July 4 holiday.
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,...
local / news
February 12, 2010 - 12:00am