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Legal groups look to help tribe by finding new ways to challenge pipeline
UND launches strategic planning process with first meeting
Policy changes in the works after new Grand Forks housing study
Chamber backs proposed GF sales tax increase
Eight men arrested in sex trafficking crackdown in SD
crime and courts
UND ATHLETICS: 18-member committee will address budget shortfall, athletics future
Column: Strike threat real, players fed up with NFL commissioner
Tigers complete sweep of skidding Twins
Former Gophers star faces felony theft charges in home sale
U.S. goalie Hope Solo suspended for 6 months for 'cowards' comment
MOVIE LIST: 'Don't Breathe,' 'Hands of Stone,' 'Mechanic Resurrection'
MARILYN HAGERTY: Burgers are a favorite of regular Boardwalk customers
CHEF JESS: Be a pickle pro
Health Matters: Try to avoid high usage of supplements such as omega-3
BOOKNOTES: 'The Value of the Moon,' 'Slick Water,' 'Maple Syrup'
life & style
Elizabeth O. Alvarado
Darla Mae Carlson
Henry L. May
FISHING REPORT: Walleyes biting in Lake of the Woods, Devils Lake
What would you do to land a big fish? Watch this fly fisherman dive into the water
Shadae Quient catfish
Ethan Loeks walleye
TALKIN' with DOKKEN: Is it legal to use drones as a tool for hunting in North Dakota or Minnesota?
LETTER: Pipeline protest, road-sign change part of same struggle
LETTER: Pipeline funnels huge volume of dollars to North Dakota
DAVID WILLIAMS: New federal smog rule clouds Grand Forks-area growth
OUR OPINION: UND's 'ombuds' already has taken sides
OUR OPINION: Violence, intimidation mar pipeline protest
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