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Western leaders support oil tax formula bill, but say it won’t meet all needs
Blotter: 3 arrested on various charges after domestic dispute
Fighting for their beliefs, family seeks autopsy reform in memory of deceased Fond du Lac woman
Domino effect: Opponents to later school start claim decision hurts education, students
Bill intends to cut wait times for sexual assault exams
Manufacturers trying to find their niche in oil industry
Company seeks flaring exemptions: XTO Energy wants 140 wells excused from rule
Schlumberger: Prudence the new normal for U.S. oil
Hi-tech and Big Data offer hope to battered U.S. oil industry
Rig decline smallest in 3 months
Jolie’s message resonates with all women
Other Views: State needs a chancellor, not a manager
Shaw: Marijuana study rejection stunning
Letter: ND’s pipeline integrity a good idea
Our View: Meth a real problem in western North Dakota
#TBT: Early signs of the boom
AppSnap: TripIt alleviates (some) travel stress
Stolen memories: Local family has World War II memorabilia stolen during home invasion
Rural Manvel couple's outdoor birth experience focus of TV reality show
Patrick Hope: Covering the basics
Louise M. Wolf
Gerald "Jerry" Schmidt
Dorothy P. Ficek
Magdalena "Maggie" Miller
UND punches ticket to Frozen Four
Blue Hawks fall to Briar Cliff, Jamestown
Mercy rule for high school basketball proposed
Hawks sweep Saints: DSU racks up 29 total hits to top Presentation in doubleheader
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
March 20, 2015
Governor signs bill easing corporate farming ban for dairy, swine operations
BISMARCK -- Gov. Jack Dalrymple signed a bill Friday that relaxes North Dakota’s 83-year-old corporate farming ban to allow for non-family corporate ownership of dairy and swine operations. Nicknamed the “ham-and-cheese bill,” Senate Bill 2351 received final approval on...
news / legislature
March 20, 2015 - 3:04pm
March 19, 2015
Bill allowing corporate-owned dairy, swine operations on way to governor’s desk
BISMARCK – A bill that would relax an 83-year-old law to allow non-family corporations to own dairy and swine operations in North Dakota is on its way to Gov. Jack Dalrymple’s desk. The Senate voted 29-16 Thursday to give final passage to Senate Bill 2351 after accepting changes...
news / legislature
March 19, 2015 - 3:32pm
March 6, 2010
Indemnity program continues
A program that compensates producers for the loss of their animals in the event of bad weather continues on, and producers will be able to take...
March 6, 2010 - 12:00am
February 18, 2010
Pigs pose problems
An animal estimated to cause $800 million damage in the U.S. annually first appeared in North Dakota in 2007 and state animal officials are strongly urging the public to report all sightings. After feral swine moved into the state, the Legislature passed a bill last session, in 2009,...
February 18, 2010 - 12:00am
December 16, 2009
H1N1 vaccine recalled
Forty seven children in Southwest North Dakota have been injected with an H1N1 vaccine that was recalled Tuesday morning, said Sherry Adams, executive officer of the Southwest District Health Unit. However, there are no safety issues and those who have been vaccinated have no reason...
local / news
December 16, 2009 - 12:00am
November 22, 2009
Some notes about cabbages and kinds
Bipartisan may be a bitter word in Washington these days but the greatest success in 50 years was the result of bipartisanship on the part of two politicians who are poles apart -- President George Bush and President Barack Obama. Their joint effort on the $800 billion recovery fund...
November 22, 2009 - 12:00am
October 18, 2009
Press Editorial: Feeling bad or good, take it easy
It's not a good time to party but it's also not a good time to hide. Fear of catching the can-be deadly H1N1 (swine flu) has moms and dads rushing their children to the emergency room to make sure they are going to make it through this illness.
editorials / opinion
October 18, 2009 - 12:00am
September 3, 2009
Vaccine may protect pigs from human swine flu
LINCOLN, Nebraska (AP) -- Humans may not be the only ones guarding against swine flu by the time cold weather ushers in influenza season. The...
September 3, 2009 - 12:51pm
May 1, 2009
Swine flu cases pass 100 in US, vaccine promised
U.S. authorities are pledging to eventually produce enough swine flu vaccine for everyone who needs it but the shots couldn't begin until fall at the earliest. Worries about the spread of the virus mounted as the U.S. swine flu caseload passed 100, and nearly 300 schools closed in...
agriculture / news
May 1, 2009 - 8:35am
April 28, 2009
Senate confirms nominee
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Kansas Gov. Kathleen Sebelius won Senate confirmation Tuesday as the nation's health and human services secretary, thrusting her into the middle of a public health emergency with the swine flu sickening dozens of Americans. The 65-31 confirmation vote came after...
April 28, 2009 - 12:04am
April 27, 2009
Area preps for swine flu
No cases of the much talked about swine influenza have been reported in North Dakota, but area health officials are preparing in case of an outbreak. In many ways, swine flu mirrors regular influenza, said Sherry Adams, pandemic flu coordinator for the Southwestern District Health...
April 27, 2009 - 11:19pm