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Agents justified in fatal shooting of MN sex offender, prosecutor says
Republican candidates face well-funded, unified Democrats
Medical examiner says bones found along pipeline route not human
Europe's Mars probe destroyed after plunging to surface
Fed official warns of recession without rate hike
crime and courts
They fight and laugh, but entrenched Bison coaches keep their brotherhood
Another WNBA blunder: Lynx on wrong end of title-winning basket that shouldn't have counted
Great series ends in heartbreaker for Lynx
Get to know UND sophomore defenseman Christian Wolanin
Wild stay unbeaten at home, trip up Maple Leafs
Ghoulish walk through the woods in Grafton, N.D.
Pick your pumpkin at Nelson's Pumpkin Patch in Emerado
Chiara String Quartet performs Sunday at North Dakota Museum of Art
THE LIST: Things to do in the Valley
Spook-tacular Halloween decor
Life & Style
Gail R. Washburn
Iris Faye Weig
Get your gear on: HUNT Chip onXmap
Rusty blackbird seems to be slipping away
PLI includes several programs
The tagged catfish mystery
TALKIN' with DOKKEN: Are battery-powered augers any good?
VIEWPOINT: Strip search of tribal chairman: 'Shameful'
Our Opinion: Yes on sales tax 'for Grand Forks prosperity'
LETTER: Totalitarianism or constitutionalism? Voters, you'll decide
LETTER: The pipeline route should be changed
LETTER: Big portion of mainstream media tilts Republican
Thief River Falls man pleads guilty in birthday shooting case
May 23, 2014
USDA warns of sticker shock on U.S. beef as grilling season starts
The Department of Agriculture has warned of sticker shock facing home chefs on the eve of the Memorial Day holiday weekend, the unofficial start...
May 23, 2014 - 8:00pm
U.S. faces higher food price inflation in 2014, led by meats
The severe drought in California could have a lasting effect on U.S. fruit, dairy and egg prices, while prices for meats, especially beef, look...
May 23, 2014 - 11:30am
May 22, 2014
BNSF chairman says progress being made on N.D. delays
A top BNSF executive said Wednesday the railroad is catching up with a backlog of fertilizer shipments and orders to move North Dakota farm products...
May 22, 2014 - 7:30am
Greater Minnesota legislative issues receive mixed grades
Minnesota farmers are happy that lawmakers lowered some farm property taxes, but small businesses complain that a higher minimum wage and a bill giving them more legal exposure will hurt.
May 22, 2014 - 6:00am
May 20, 2014
Agricultural commissioner race wide open, according to survey
The race for North Dakota agricultural commissioner — pitting incumbent Republican Doug Goehring against former state Senate Minority Leader Ryan Taylor — is wide open, according to a statewide poll.
May 20, 2014 - 8:45pm
Grand Forks County officials alter valuations
Grand Forks County officials are working on fixing rising rural land valuations by drawing more accurate non-cropland maps and reevaluating things that contribute to poor soil quality in a few townships.
May 20, 2014 - 7:30pm
May 19, 2014
Top U.S. official urges deal to resolve U.S.-Mexico sugar row
U.S. Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack said on Monday he hoped to head off a protracted trade dispute with Mexico over sugar imports by encouraging a negotiated agreement rather than duties on imported sugar.
News/crime and courts
May 19, 2014 - 7:45pm
May 18, 2014
Unmanned aircraft agricultural research taking off in Carrington, N.D.
An unmanned aircraft took to the skies recently over a plot of land about three miles north of Carrington, N.D. The fights on May 5 and 9 were practice runs for a research project set to unfold this summer. One of the aircraft’s main tasks doesn’t sound exciting, but watching...
May 18, 2014 - 8:30am
May 15, 2014
OUR OPINION: Fully investigate Mexico’s sugar policies
The law is the law. And that’s true for the statutes governing the sugar trade no less than it is for assaults, drug dealing and white-collar...
May 15, 2014 - 5:00am
May 14, 2014
U.S. Forest Service chief to meet with North Dakota ranchers
Ranchers from southwest North Dakota with “burning” questions for the U.S. Forest Service will get the chance to discuss concerns with its top leader at the end of the month.
May 14, 2014 - 8:45am
May 9, 2014
‘Green’ company provides economic opportunities for North Dakota farmers
Mack Traynor hopes agricultural byproducts, such as wheat straw, will someday be considered a cash crop. Traynor, who was born and raised in...
May 9, 2014 - 8:30am
May 3, 2014
Regulations, knowledge of drain tiles catching up with popularity
Thousands of miles of plastic pipe are being buried under farm fields every year in the Red River Valley, as farmers invest in technology to...
May 3, 2014 - 6:30am
May 2, 2014
10 Grand Forks County townships to see lower valuations
Valuations for farmland in 10 townships in western Grand Forks County will be decreased by about 20 percent, the county Soils Committee explained Thursday.
May 2, 2014 - 5:00am
May 1, 2014
Candidates for U.S. House, N.D. ag commissioner debate for first time
Democratic challengers for Congress and state agriculture commissioner fired shots at their opponents’ records and office management with mixed...
May 1, 2014 - 10:45pm
April 30, 2014
U.S. farm group sees retail pork prices up 10-12 pct on pig virus losses
U.S. hog prices could rise by 15 percent to 25 percent and consumer prices for pork by 10 percent to 12 percent as a result of a virus that has...
April 30, 2014 - 4:30pm