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State-tribal relations may suffer into the future after pipeline protests
In historically rare move, Forum Communications doesn’t endorse Republican for president
Dickinson man killed in crash near Beulah
Montana judge targeted for impeachment for 60-day incest rape sentence
Daycare not linked to child obesity
crime and courts
nation and world
Spill reported at well site without berm
ND health department tightens up on radioactive waste monitoring
Treater leak spills oil, brine in Mountrail County
Legal challenges buy time to develop clean coal
Coal prepares for carbon-free future as industry pushes developing commercially viable programs
Veeder: Rainy horse ride triggers memory of couple's beginnings
Dullum climbs Mount Rainier with his Scout troop
Revitalizing Ukrainian churches: Priest and family from Ukraine arrive in western ND
Gabbert specializes in unlocking puzzles of the mind
Watford City to host triple header concert
Bishop Ryan overcomes slow start to steamroll Heart River
No. 4 Bison rebound with road victory at Western Illinois
UND leans on veteran defensemen in finishing sweep of Bemidji State
Blue Hawk seniors bid the BAC a possible adieu
Timberwolves could win 50 games... or miss playoffs
Our View: This time for president, none of the above
Port: Standing Rock has set themselves up to lose big
Our View: Dickinson should improve liquor laws, increase licenses
Other Views: Lawless, bullying 'Keep It in the Ground' tactics fail
Governor candidate: Focus on public education first
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 23, 2016
Heitkamp hopeful trade restrictions with Cuba will soon be lifted
Sen. Heidi Heitkamp, D-N.D., said she was optimistic North Dakotans will soon have an easier time conducting trade with Cuba after her recent...
News/Nation and World
March 23, 2016 - 6:16pm
March 11, 2016
Heitkamp to join Obama on Cuba visit
WASHINGTON -- U.S. Sen. Heidi Heitkamp, D-N.D., will be joining President Barack Obama on his historic visit to Cuba later this month. The senator...
March 11, 2016 - 5:20pm
March 7, 2016
NFU, ag secretary hold differing views on trade deal
BLOOMINGTON, Minn. -- During a week when two cabinet-level members of the Obama administration were in the Twin Cities, touting the benefits...
News/Nation and World
March 7, 2016 - 10:54pm
February 12, 2016
Effort to aid honey bees, Monarch butterflies gets boost with public-private partnership plan
HURON, S.D. -- A three-year project to help improve habitat for the endangered honey bee and monarch butterfly in a six-state area, including South Dakota, Minnesota and North Dakota, has received funding through a public-private partnership program announced Friday. U.S. Department...
February 12, 2016 - 6:22pm
May 4, 2015
China won't reduce turkey ban to certain regions
U.S. Secretary of Agriculture Vilsack says the U.S. wants a quid pro quo with China on processed chicken.
May 4, 2015 - 5:38pm
October 21, 2014
USDA to launch Actual Production History Yield Exclusion program
WASHINGTON — A new farm bill initiative will provide relief to farmers affected by severe weather, the U.S. Department of Agriculture announced Tuesday. The Actual Production History Yield Exclusion will be available for producers selecting crops for the spring, Agriculture Secretary...
October 21, 2014 - 8:12pm
September 26, 2014
Direct farmer payments out, new safety net in
ST. PAUL, Minn. — Complex is about to replace controversial in federal farm policy. The much-maligned practice of the federal government paying...
September 26, 2014 - 12:40am
July 2, 2014
$50M set aside Red River Valley flooding
MOORHEAD, Minn. — U.S. Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack announced Wednesday that up to $50 million is available over five years to the Red...
July 2, 2014 - 11:12pm
June 5, 2014
US senators press for prevented crop coverage: USDA still working on insurance programs
WASHINGTON — U.S. Sen. Heidi Heitkamp, D-N.D., is requesting more federal support for farmers who cannot plant crops because of bad weather. Heitkamp wrote a letter to U.S. Department of Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack asking that he take prevented planting losses into account...
June 5, 2014 - 11:39pm
May 31, 2014
USDA puts focus on conservation partnerships
GRAND FORKS — A new conservation program the U.S. Department of Agriculture rolled out this week focuses on public-private partnerships and has “huge potential” for North Dakota, the country’s top ag official said Friday. Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack announced the Regional...
May 31, 2014 - 8:08pm
May 7, 2014
Hoeven asks ag secretary to visit ND
WASHINGTON — The Republican senator from North Dakota has asked U.S. Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack to come to the Peace Garden State. Sen. John Hoeven and Vilsack met Wednesday, when Hoeven asked the secretary to gather input from farmers and ranchers on the implementation...
May 7, 2014 - 6:42pm
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
February 22, 2014
Vilsack: Census of ag results tell story of unlimited potential in rural America
This week, USDA released preliminary data from the 2012 Census of Agriculture that provides a snapshot of a rural America that remains stable in the face of difficult economic times. While the data do not paint a perfect picture, they do tell a story of the unlimited potential and...
February 22, 2014 - 12:00am
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
November 22, 2013
Vilsack: New White House report highlights need for a food, farm and jobs bill
By Tom Vilsack This week, the White House released a new report showing the critical need for congressional passage of a new food, farm and jobs bill. This comprehensive report highlights how the thriving business of agriculture is a cornerstone of America’s economy, creating...
November 22, 2013 - 6:27pm