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State Avenue to close for drifting snow, Snow emergency suspended
Trump seeks another retired general for top administration job
Trump inauguration protest groups demand access to Washington sites
ND budget outlines need for cuts, priorities, Dalrymple says
Pope warns media over 'sin' of spreading fake news, smearing politicians
crime and courts
nation and world
EPA orders $2.1 million fine in ND air pollution settlement
Wind farm application rejected by Billings County Commission
Protesters, police engaged in standoff at creek between camp and pipeline construction area
Standing Rock chairman applauds Obama’s comments about pipeline reroute
Obama administration sends $28 million to aid coal regions
4 Financial survival tips for new parents
Nourishing the body and the soul
Don't abandon the elderly canine
Kat Perkins appearing in "Home for the Holidays" concert
Cheers for the DHS cheerleaders
Bulldogs boys basketball stressing defense to take next step
NCAA puts a stop to NDSU 'Thunderstruck" intro video for playoffs
Goedert having 'dream' season for South Dakota State
NDSU's Werner not opposed to playing North Dakota twice in one season
As Wild road trip wears on, Graovac accustomed to suitcase living
OMDAHL: Does North Dakota need two parties?
Port: Standing Rock's 2014 pipeline objection is irrelevant
McFeely: Heitkamp in Trump administration would be win-win
STULTS: Watching a piece of my childhood turn to ruin
Commentary: True or false, Trump's tweets beat the media at its own game
Barbara Rose Secrest
Audrey J. Cline
John R. Metz
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
Severe Weather Announcements (1)
September 23, 2016
USDA designates Bowman County, neighboring counties as disaster area
WASHINGTON—Bowman County was designated Friday by the U.S. Department of Agriculture as a primary natural disaster area due to losses caused by a recent drought. Farmers and ranchers in Bowman County—as well as in neighboring Adams and Slope counties in North Dakota, Fallon...
September 23, 2016 - 4:45pm
September 16, 2016
Bowman County livestock producers eligible for drought program
FARGO—Bowman County livestock producers who suffered grazing losses because of drought conditions this year have until Jan. 30 to report their losses and enroll in the Livestock Forage Disaster Program, U.S. Department of Agriculture Farm Service Agency State Executive Director...
September 16, 2016 - 9:51pm
August 30, 2016
USDA closes offices in five U.S. states after threats
The U.S. Department of Agriculture has closed six offices in five U.S. states after receiving anonymous threats, a USDA representative said on...
August 30, 2016 - 2:29pm
August 4, 2016
Bowman, Slope counties granted emergency CRP haying and grazing
BOWMAN—Bowman and Slope counties in southwest North Dakota have recently experienced extreme drought. In response, the U.S. Department...
August 4, 2016 - 5:58pm
July 1, 2016
FSA names new Dunn County director
The U.S. Department of Agriculture's Farm Service Agency has named four new North Dakota county executive directors on Friday. The new county director for Dunn County is Matthew Prindiville Other new directors are Brandon Weber in Burke County, Pam Solem in Divide County and Evan...
July 1, 2016 - 5:06pm
June 24, 2016
Richardton Health Center to host grand opening on Sunday
RICHARDTON—The Richardton Health Center is almost ready to open its doors. Though finishing touches are still being made to the $6.4 million...
June 24, 2016 - 5:41pm
May 10, 2016
USDA and Slope Electric partner to help Bowman hospital construction
BOWMAN -- U.S. Department of Agriculture Rural Development and Slope Electric Cooperative on Tuesday announced a $1 million, zero-interest loan to help finance Bowman’s hospital and clinic that are under construction. Slope Electric received the 10-year loan through the USDA Rural...
May 10, 2016 - 6:15pm
March 28, 2016
USDA report tackles 'thinning markets'
GRAND FORKS -- Growing concentration in markets for U.S. agricultural production -- a trend viewed with concern and suspicion by some in ag -- has had a "negligible price impact" on ag producers, a new U.S. Department of Agriculture study says. "There's really little evidence that...
March 28, 2016 - 12:38pm
March 22, 2016
Ag groups support USDA's Cuba decision
HAVANA -- U.S. farm groups and food companies have their disagreements, sometimes big ones. But a wide array of agriculturalists support increasing American ag exports to Cuba -- and now they have more tools with which to do it. Ten organizations, ranging from the American Farm Bureau...
March 22, 2016 - 7:51pm
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
January 19, 2016
'Improved' insurance option: 2016 changes to Whole Farm Revenue Protection
A good thing -- the Whole Farm Revenue Protection program -- has gotten even better in 2016, crop insurance agents and others say. "We think it will be an improved program," said James Robinson, research and policy associate with the North Carolina-based Rural Advancement Foundation...
January 19, 2016 - 6:00am
October 26, 2015
Hettinger vet clinic receives grant
BISMARCK -- West River Veterinary Clinic in Hettinger has been named one of 13 recipients of the grant funding through the U.S. Department of Agriculture's Rural Energy for America Program. The clinic received $92,850 -- the top award provided in this round of grants -- to put...
October 26, 2015 - 10:32am
October 23, 2015
Goldenwest Electric Cooperative to receive $10M USDA loan
An electric cooperative that services Billings, Golden Valley and Slope counties has received a $10 million guaranteed loan from the U.S. Department of Agriculture to build and improve 62 miles of line and includes $270,000 for smart grid projects. North Dakota’s Congressional...
October 23, 2015 - 9:53am
September 8, 2015
Survey says nonfarmers own majority of rented farmland
Eighty percent of rented U.S. farmland is owned by non farmers, the U.S. Department of Agriculture says. Nonfarmers own the majority of rented farmland in North Dakota, South Dakota and Minnesota also, say the National Agricultural Statistics Service, or NASS, and the Economic Research...
September 8, 2015 - 12:00am
North Dakota's pasture values rise
Pasture values in Montana and North Dakota are rising, but they remain among the lowest in the nation. The 2015 Land Values summary released recently by the National Agricultural Statistics Service, an arm of the U.S. Department of Agriculture, puts the average per-acre pasture value...
September 8, 2015 - 12:00am