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Obama says no one more qualified to be president than Clinton
Lightning strikes cause spills at N.D. well sites
Nicolas Peralez sentenced to 10 years for stabbing death
Dickinson Museum Center builds regional exhibit with visitors’ help
Police Blotter: Fireworks found in port-a-potty
crime and courts
nation and world
Hess project to bring Bakken oil to Dakota Access
Whiting Petroleum quarterly loss increases on weak oil price
U.S. Army Corps of Engineers approves Dakota Access river crossing permits
Canada to phase out older crude-by-rail tank cars by November
Developers plan ethanol plant near Jamestown
VIDEO: Kids learn about taking care of pets
Dickinson’s Lamise Oyugi gains subscribers on her YouTube cooking channel
Nichols offering way to explore the world of performing arts
Stark County teen takes aim with muzzleloaders
Celebrations 'n' Crafts moves to new location
Scoreboard of July 28, 2016
Twins’ Duffey gets tagged in loss to Braves
Beulah walks-off against Devils Lake in Legion A first round
Dickinson Volunteers roughed up by defending champ Wahpeton in Legion A opener
Big bats help Minot down Roughriders in American Legion Class AA tournament
Jacobs: More delay in North Dakotan's confirmation
Wardner and Carlson: The truth about oil taxes, property taxes and spec
Holten: The real truth about the status quo
Letter: Political parties doing anything to gain control
Letter: Local 563 at work on Dakota Access Pipeline
good bad and ugly
Margie R. Strom
Con (Buz) Short
Oakley Robert Lee
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
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
July 17, 2015
Taylor to serve as USDA state rural development director
TOWNER — Former state senator and Towner rancher Ryan Taylor has been appointed as the North Dakota state director for U.S. Department of Agriculture Rural Development. Taylor replaces Jasper Schneider, who stepped down in April. Taylor is a fourth generation rancher in Towner....
July 17, 2015 - 11:37pm
May 18, 2015
Hearing to decide what to do with $380 million in Native American USDA settlement
FARGO -- A federal judge in Washington, D.C., has set a June 29 hearing to consider what to do with $380 million in unclaimed funds generated in a discrimination case against the U.S. Department of Agriculture by Native Americans. U.S. District Judge Emmet G. Sullivan has asked...
News/crime and courts
May 18, 2015 - 11:19am
May 16, 2015
Hearing set on funds in Native American USDA settlement
FARGO — A federal judge in Washington, D.C., has set a June 29 hearing to consider what to do with $380 million in unclaimed funds generated in a discrimination case against the U.S. Department of Agriculture by Native Americans. U.S. District Judge Emmet G. Sullivan has asked...
May 16, 2015 - 11:29pm
May 1, 2015
ND project puts national wildlife habitat conservation program over 1 million acres
LAMOURE, N.D. — A piece of land enrolled in LaMoure County in southeast North Dakota has put a national conservation program that restores high-priority wildlife habitat over the 1 million acre mark. The initiative, known as State Acres for Wildlife Enhancement, is a part of...
May 1, 2015 - 4:24pm