Skip to main content
The Dickinson Press
Lawmakers working to plug budget gap
At least one reportedly dead in Las Vegas strip shooting
Uber suspends self-driving car program after Arizona crash
US confirms coalition airstrike in Mosul district; dozens of civilians believed killed
With health care bill dead, Republicans turn to taxes
crime and courts
nation and world
MDU enters power purchase agreement for Thunder Spirit Wind project near Hettinger
U.S. oil rig count recovers to end 2016 near year-ago levels
New state regulations will affect repairs of pipeline
ND oil production up 7 percent, returns above 1 million barrels a day
Oil pipeline spill near Belfield estimated at 176,000 gallons
Who do you think you are?
Remembering what Lent is for
Monopoly kicks three classic pieces out of board game
Millennial credit history may be leading to higher interest rate loans
It's time to move: ABLE sets campaign goal of $500,000 to complete construction of 4 group homes
Canucks pound Wild with big second period
New England tops United FC
Adrian Peterson willing to take less money for right fit
DSU track hoping for help from its reinforcements
PHOTOS: Boston U stuns UND in double overtime in NCAA hockey regional
'Bright sadness' describes Lenten journey at Fargo church
Planning the spring garden calendar
Fielding Questions: Rabbit damage can ruin evergreens
Phillips: Everything changes when kindness enters the room
Minding our Elders: Feeling useful integral to emotional health
Karl J. Paluck
Edwin "Ed" V. Novotny
Robert "Bob" E. Hanson
Heidt and Horner plan wedding
Kristianson and Kilwein
Olson and Steffan
Engagement: Pottorff and Schank
Many moos ago...: 80-year-old sales ring still spot for top cattle, food, socializing
Mott Mayor uses role on regional boards to aid city
State-of-art new clinic - and vets
Despite struggles, Gary Greff is never giving up on Enchanted Highway project
Anderson farm looks toward the future with over four generations of farming under its belt
Worlds Greatest City Wide Garage Sale
Honoring our Firefighters
September 30, 2016
Staple crops of the northern Plains have immigrant origins
GRAND FORKS, N.D.—Though the Upper Midwest—and North Dakota especially—is now home to an abundance of agricultural products,...
September 30, 2016 - 8:46pm
September 2, 2016
Corn, wheat climb from multi-year lows ahead of U.S. holiday
WINNIPEG, Manitoba—Chicago corn and wheat futures prices rose for a second straight session on Friday with short-covering ahead of the...
September 2, 2016 - 9:32pm
August 30, 2016
U.S. soybean plantings to rise in 2017, corn to fall
BOONE, Iowa—U.S. farmers plan to increase their soybean plantings in 2017 to an all-time high, encouraged by robust demand for the oilseed,...
August 30, 2016 - 12:51pm
August 19, 2016
Grain storage bags saving farmers time, money this harvest
Though they may look like snowdrifts that somehow survived into the summer, the humongous white plastic bags that are appear on the southwest...
August 19, 2016 - 11:10pm
July 29, 2016
Parts of southwest N.D. on cusp of grain harvest
Kelly Herberholz made the first cut of this year's harvest a week ago. Since then, he and his father, Joe, have slowly been chipping away at...
July 29, 2016 - 6:04pm
July 25, 2016
Montana grains used for Italian pasta
BIG SANDY, Mont. — When Bob Quinn took over his fourth-generation, 2,400-acre family farm in 1978, unstable commodity prices forced him...
July 25, 2016 - 9:59am
July 4, 2016
Low commodity prices, high input costs and dry weather have made for a difficult crop growing season
Farmers bank their year on how crops will fair come harvest. With a mixture of a dry year and low commodity prices, agronomist Chris Binstock...
July 4, 2016 - 9:27pm
June 30, 2016
U.S. wheat, corn fall sharply; soy weakens too
CHICAGO — United States wheat futures fell on Wednesday, extending their decline under pressure from the ongoing harvest of a bountiful crop in the Plains and the Midwest which threatens to add to a glut of supplies that is largely being shunned by overseas buyers. Corn futures...
News/Nation and World
June 30, 2016 - 11:02pm
U.S. wheat, corn fall sharply; soy weakens too
U.S. wheat, corn fall sharply; soy weakens too(Recasts, updates with closing prices, analyst quote) By Mark Weinraub CHICAGO -- U.S. wheat futures fell on Wednesday, extending their decline under pressure from the ongoing harvest of a bountiful crop in the Plains and the Midwest which...
June 30, 2016 - 11:39am
February 7, 2016
Ag commissioner: 2016 outlook ‘pretty dismal’ for farmers
Doug Goehring may be North Dakota’s agriculture commissioner, but at the end of the day, he’s still a farmer. Like any farmer, he has to...
February 7, 2016 - 6:02am
November 3, 2015
Going on the attack: Wheat growers tackle acreage losses
Enough is enough, says the National Association of Wheat Growers, which is working on a new plan to combat the long decline in U.S. wheat acreage. "Wheat is in trouble." says Brett Blankenship, a wheat farmer from Washtucna, Wash., and president of the National Association of...
November 3, 2015 - 1:00am
October 8, 2015
Profit-taking, advancing U.S. harvests snap rallies
CHICAGO -- U.S. grain futures retreated from their highest prices in more than two months on Wednesday under pressure from advancing U.S. harvests and profit-taking ahead of key crop reports. Declines in corn snapped a four-day rally that was fueled by expectations the U.S....
October 8, 2015 - 2:31pm
August 20, 2015
Wheat industry pins hopes on new university plant geneticist
BOZEMAN, Mont. -- It’s been three years since grain farmers pledged $5 million for a cutting-edge grain scientist at Montana State University, and last week MSU delivered with a world-class geneticist from an international university. Hikmet Budak, the American-educated leader...
August 20, 2015 - 11:00am
August 15, 2015
At a 10-year low, wheat prices are tough to chew
BIG SANDY, Mont. — In business, when revenue can’t cover expenses, it isn’t uncommon for entrepreneurs to say they’ll have to “eat it.” But in farming, as Lochiel Edwards recently explained, they really mean it. A Montana wheat farmer, Edwards is experiencing some of...
August 15, 2015 - 11:39pm
May 26, 2015
Senate Ag Committee reauthorizes grain standards act
FARGO — The U.S. Senate Agriculture Committee on May 21 passed the U.S. Grains Standards Act Reauthorization. U.S. Sen. Heidi Heitkamp, D-N.D., included an amendment that could lead to better access to Canadian wheat and barley markets for U.S. farmers near the border. U.S. farmers...
May 26, 2015 - 12:00am