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Supreme Court won't hear the case of Brendan Dassey, sentenced to life as a teen and featured in 'Making a Murderer'
Man found dead after standoff in western ND
A 35-year-old father was fatally shot while camping in a tent. His two young daughters were inside it with him.
Trump takes aim at Virginia restaurant that asked his press secretary to leave
Ohio police officer fired for abuse of power after pulling over daughter's boyfriend
crime and courts
nation and world
China won't hold out from buying U.S. soybeans, broker predicts
It's tough to get started: Challenges of beginning farmers
Why the farm bill should matter to you
Don't worry about the kids -- they're doing just fine
Farm to Fork changing consumer perceptions about food and farming
place a business brief
Trump's coal gambit may yield political points, not mining jobs
Trump renews his criticism of OPEC for 'too high' oil prices
Wind developer's payment to Ducks Unlimited raises questions
Efforts to reduce wind energy impact to wildlife prompts controversy
China offered to buy $70 billion in US ag and energy products to ward off Trump's tariffs
The best way to grill a burger keeps it off the grate
Instagrammers love this self-taught florist. Now the industry is finally catching on.
Dill-licious or no big dill? Testing pickle desserts, 2018's hottest food trend
Response to Mother's Day column was overwhelming
From North Dakota to New York City
Big Sticks split series with Hot Shots
Unforgiving final line change: Former Minot NHL linesman Nelson living with post-concussion syndrome
Lynx roll past Aces
Bluff propels Martin Truex Jr. to victory at Sonoma
Watson soars for third Travelers' triumph
Never mind the weeds
Commentary: Heidi Heitkamp's hypocritical hate machine
Congrats to Cramer!
Stenehjem's Attack on Our Health Care is Indefensible
Commentary: Bye-bye landline and premium cable TV
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Barbara R. Klein
ND farmer etches grandson's marriage proposal into field
New Rockford, N.D., woman celebrates 108th birthday
Rep. Josh Boschee
New weightlifting studio sees early success
A beautiful backyard
Veterans Pavilion, for those who served
New Methodist church honors past, anticipates future
Dairy farming is not only a job, but a lifestyle
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2018 Best Of The Western Edge Winners
5 places close to home to consider for your spring vacation
May 21, 2018
Biofuel policy uncertainties leave biotech industry waiting for stability
FARGO, N.D. — Ag technology promoters are pedaling hard for biofuels-friendly policies in Washington, D.C., to make life livable for cash-strapped...
May 21, 2018 - 6:14am
October 13, 2017
The EPA is targeting ethanol subsidies, rankling Iowa Sen. Chuck Grassley
As chairman of the Senate Judiciary Committee, one of the congressional committees investigating Russian interference in last year's election,...
October 13, 2017 - 10:20am
September 29, 2017
Trump told Iowa he'd save ethanol. His EPA chief has other ideas
As he sought votes during last year's Iowa caucuses, candidate Donald Trump courted farmers with praise for ethanol and promises that he would...
September 29, 2017 - 7:06am
September 10, 2017
EPA: Thumbs-up to 'energy beet' idea
WEST FARGO, N.D. — The Environmental Protection Agency predicted it might take six months to do an initial evaluation of "energy beets"...
September 10, 2017 - 2:48pm
August 6, 2017
Biofuel fraudster faces 2 to 22 years
CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa — It will likely be November before an Iowa biofuels promoter is sentenced after ultimately pleading guilty to federal fraud charges of wire fraud and aggravated identity theft.
August 6, 2017 - 2:46pm
July 5, 2017
U.S. is said to favor Midwest corn farmers in biofuels quota
The Trump administration will propose a requirement that refiners use 15 billion gallons of conventional renewable fuels in 2018, while lowering targets for advanced alternatives that oil refiners have described as unattainable, according to people familiar with the decision.
July 5, 2017 - 1:52pm
May 12, 2017
Biofuels promoter to remain jailed until federal trial, judge orders
CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa — A federal judge in Iowa has refused to allow a biofuels promoter out of jail before his trial on fraud charges, saying...
May 12, 2017 - 7:23am
March 16, 2016
Jerke: Despite Big Oil’s efforts, biofuels are moving U.S. forward
JANESVILLE, Minn. -- American-made ethanol is a clean-burning, environmentally friendly biofuel that represents an exciting step forward from...
March 16, 2016 - 9:48pm
February 9, 2016
Biofuel investment heads accused of tax fraud: Iowans had strong ties to N.D.'s Red River Valley
CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa -- Two men with strong connections to the Red River Valley, who headed companies seeking biofuels investors and sold tax credits...
February 9, 2016 - 2:00am
November 30, 2015
Ethanol supporters wanted higher Renewable Fuel Standards mandates
GRAND FORKS, N.D. -- Biofuel supporters say the newly released and long-awaited Renewable Fuel Standards mandates, though a step in the right direction, are too low.
November 30, 2015 - 5:07pm
EPA finalizes 2016 renewables target at 18.1 billion gallons
NEW YORK -- The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency wants energy companies to blend 18.1 billion gallons of biofuels into the nation's fuel supply next year, more than in a proposal laid out in May, it said in announcing final rules on renewables use for 2014-16 on Monday.
November 30, 2015 - 3:15pm
February 25, 2015
ADM cuts biodiesel output as industry hit by weak margins
NEW YORK — Archer Daniels Midland, one of the world’s top biofuels producers, has slowed North American biodiesel output, the latest sign the industry is battling uncertainty over U.S.
February 25, 2015 - 10:19pm
November 6, 2014
Biofuels industry waits for EPA’s final ruling on mandated use
GRAND FORKS — An upcoming government ruling on biofuels mandates is important to the industry’s future, said David Ripplinger, a biofuels economist. The much-anticipated decision from the Environmental Protection Agency will be a “really big deal for what’s going to go on...
November 6, 2014 - 10:04pm
November 15, 2013
In win for Big Oil, US proposes biofuel mandate cut
Reuters WASHINGTON — The Obama administration proposed on Friday slashing federal requirements for U.S. biofuel use in 2014, bowing to pressure from the petroleum industry and attempting to prevent a projected fuel crunch next year. The move was seen as a clear win for oil...
November 15, 2013 - 7:51pm