STAFF BLOG AG RIGHT Bad roads, difficult decisions
Like most Agweek readers, I willingly and gladly live in the Upper Midwest. The region brings many satisfactions, and I don't want to live anywhere else.
But my conviction sometimes wavers during the... Posted on 12/3/13 at 1:34 PM
RED RIVER ORTHODOX: ORTHODOX CHRISTIANITY IN THE RED RIVER VALLEY AND NORTH DAKOTA Orthodox Summer Camp
Here is the regional Orthodox summer camp, for all those in the area who might be interested:
http://stmaryscamp.com/... Posted on 4/1/12 at 11:48 PM
UPDATED 1 P.M. Snow was piled so high in Iowa that drivers couldn't see across intersections and a North Dakota snowblower repair shop was overwhelmed with business as residents braced Thursday for heavy snow and wind chills as low as 52 below zero.
Drifting snow and cold rain that have plagued much of the country for days stranded drivers and airline passengers Saturday trying to get home after Christmas. Storms from Texas to the Upper Midwest that dumped 25.1 inches of snow in Grand Forks and 18 inches near Norfolk, Neb., began subsiding, but blowing and drifting snow hampered visibility in many areas.
UPDATED 12:45 P.M. A fierce winter storm was leaving dangerous ice, heavy snow and vicious winds in its wake as it slogged eastward today, threatening to wreak havoc on commuters in the Upper Midwest and closing schools across New England. The storm has affected 42 of the 48 mainland United States.
Rural areas in middle America are being hit particularly hard by what could be another dip into recession for the region, according to a survey of business leaders and supply managers in nine Midwest and Plains states released Tuesday.
A report from a national group says South Dakota lost 1,400 construction jobs in the past year. Tight credit, a weak economy, and slumping home values sent builders to the sidelines nationwide.
North Dakota's job loss in the same period was among the lowest in the country.
Wayne Ortman, Associated Press
, October 31, 2009
Nearly all of the hard red spring wheat grown in the Upper Midwest made top grade this year, while about three-fourths of the durum crop was top grade — a big improvement over last year, according to North Dakota State University researchers.
A rural North Dakota company is producing rodeo bulls.
Kelly Klein and his wife, Tesa, own and operate Arrow K Rodeo Co. near LaMoure. For the past 12 years, their company has produced bulls with a knack for bucking off world-class riders at Professional Bull Riders and Championship Bull Riding events.
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