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By Jessie Veeder My guitar, my dad and I took a plane out of the oilfields of North Dakota last week and headed south to the bricked houses and white-fenced arenas north of Ft.
REGENT -- The longest-serving head of the North Dakota Pork Council is retiring at the end of the year, but she’ll remain a familiar presence to agriculturalists in southwest North Dakota. Charlotte Meier, the organization’s executive director since 1990, is stepping down from the part-time post to spend more time with her family. Meier, 64, will continue to serve as administrative assistant with the North Dakota State University Extension Service office in Hettinger County.
GRAND FORKS -- A jury convicted former teacher Sean Kovalevich on Thursday of having sex with a 14-year-old girl in a Grand Forks hotel last year, and he faces up...
BISMARCK – North Dakota Public Service Commissioner Julie Fedorchak, who was appointed to the post in January, plans to run for election in 2014 to fill out the remainder of the term that ends in 2016. Fedorchak will announce her candidacy Monday in Bismarck and Fargo, she stated in a news release Friday.
President Barack Obama hasn’t had much to say about the stalled farm bill. After all, he’s a city boy. But this week he echoed what is being heard all across rural America: “What are we waiting for. Let’s get this done.” Well said.
WASHINGTON – A federal agency ordered Tesoro High Plains Pipeline Co. on Thursday to take corrective action in the wake of a recent oil spill near Tioga, N.D. The U.S. Transportation Department’s Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Safety Administration ordered the company to complete several short- and long-term improvements to protect people and the surrounding environment, according to a news release from the agency.
By Sam Cook DULUTH, Minn. — On an overcast October morning, Hansi Johnson walks down an old logging trail flanked by young aspen. He carries his old Browning 12-gauge A-5,...
A Grand Forks man was seriously injured Tuesday night in a one-car roll-over accident near Lakota According to the North Dakota Highway Patrol, Nathan Schatz, 34, was traveling east on U.S. Highway 2 approximately 1.5 miles east of Lakota at about 10:45 p.m. Tuesday when the accident occurred. Schatz is a native of New England and is the son of Rep.
By Stephen J. Lee Forum News Service
VALLEY CITY -- Arrest warrants have been issued for two suspects in one of several recent church burglaries in Valley City. Warrants for Andrew M. Miklas, 25, of Valley City, and Nicole Lindermann, 18, of Kathryn, include charges connected with the burglary of Faith Lutheran Church, according to a Valley City Police Department news release Wednesday.