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Minn. man charged with selling leased livestock
Watch: Competitors take their lumps in gravy wrestling championships
Ben Affleck teases DC Universe villain Deathstroke
Twitter opens video ads to all U.S. users, touting better revenue-sharing terms than YouTube or Facebook
Protesters shut down TransCanada pipeline hearing in Montreal
crime and courts
Monday's local scoreboard
Monday's local clipboard
Twins lose 11th straight, fall to Cleveland in 10th
Ryder Cup fans, Meet (most of) Team USA
Vikings: No shortage of experience on Mike Zimmer's staff
Liven up your desk space with color and accessories
Finding the way to FIT
BOOKNOTES: "Head in the Cloud: Why Knowing Things Still Matters When Facts Are So Easy to Look Up," "Downsizing the Family Home"
THE LIST: Janessa's Midnight Movie Madness feat. Divine!, Muddy Waters Clay Center, The Rollin' On The River Inline skating marathon
Artist Nancy Friese: Beauty of the wide open
life & style
Clement "Clem" C. Nadeau
Edward Rudolph Lizakowski
Tilford W. "Tillie" Schlieve
Edgar Fred Luehring
Nadine A. Pistner
Tony Dorn Jr. elk
East Grand Forks girl treated for cancer goes on family houseboat adventure
Late August is hummingbird season
NICE FISH: Great catches around the region
OUTDOORS CALENDAR: Biking, birding, hunting events around the region
50th Wedding Anniversary
March 3, 2014
‘Extraordinary places’ policy approved, but comment process will apply only to public land
BISMARCK -- The state Industrial Commission removed the most controversial part of a proposed “extraordinary places” policy before...
March 3, 2014 - 6:45pm
February 26, 2014
Two N.D. farmers plead not guilty in potato fraud case
FARGO – Two North Dakota farmers pleaded not guilty Wednesday in federal court to felony charges of trying to defraud the U.S. government out of nearly $840,000 by spoiling their own potatoes. Aaron and Derek Johnson, brothers who farm near Cooperstown, appeared in...
News/crime and courts
February 26, 2014 - 9:15pm
APUC OKs $390,000 in ag-related grants
The North Dakota Agricultural Products Utilization Commission has awarded nearly $180,000 in grants for three projects that could benefit businesses and communities in northeastern North Dakota. The grants are among six projects totaling about $390,000 statewide APUC approved at...
February 26, 2014 - 12:20pm
February 21, 2014
El Nino threatens to return, hit global food production
The El Nino weather pattern that can trigger drought in some parts of the world while causing flooding in others is increasingly likely to return...
February 21, 2014 - 10:25am
February 15, 2014
Ag Department ex-staffer says exit interviews ‘a sham’
BISMARCK – A former staffer involved in a controversy over what state Agriculture Commissioner Doug Goehring has called “politically...
February 15, 2014 - 10:00pm
February 14, 2014
Potato growers from Northwood charged with insurance fraud
Two Northwood, N.D., brothers have been charged in federal court in Fargo with defrauding the government of $840,000 by intentionally spoiling their stored potatoes to collect insurance and then lying and saying it was natural ruination. The alleged induced spud spoiling happened...
News/crime and courts
February 14, 2014 - 6:15am
February 13, 2014
Farmer-based dating site plants seeds of love
DICKINSON, N.D. -- Megan McAndrew of Bismarck wasn’t having much luck in the dating scene — either online or in person. Though...
February 13, 2014 - 9:00pm
February 12, 2014
North Dakota’s agriculture commissioner would run in primary for the GOP nomination ‘if forced’
FARGO – Doug Goehring, who faces a challenger for the Republican endorsement to keep his job as North Dakota’s agriculture commissioner,...
February 12, 2014 - 10:00pm
February 4, 2014
Warwick woman to seek N.D. ag commissioner’s seat
FARGO – A Warwick woman will announce her candidacy for the office of state agriculture commissioner on Tuesday in Fargo. A news conference is set for 2 p.m. at Ramada Plaza Suites regarding Judy Estenson’s intent to file her candidacy for the office currently held by Agriculture...
February 4, 2014 - 7:22am
January 29, 2014
U.S. House passes long-overdue Farm Bill
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. House of Representatives passed a comprehensive farm bill on Wednesday that cuts payments for food stamps by about 1 percent and ends a direct subsidy to farmers, while expanding government-backed crop insurance programs. After months of negotiations...
January 29, 2014 - 3:48pm
January 28, 2014
Precision Ag Summit draws large crowd for third year
JAMESTOWN, N.D. — The 3rd Annual Action Summit on Precision Agriculture in Jamestown, N.D., featured another large crowd and a wealth of information for farmers curious about what’s new in high-tech crop and livestock trends. Several hundred people attending the first day...
January 28, 2014 - 3:37pm
January 27, 2014
East Grand Forks officials seek to reroute beet trucks
East Grand Forks city leaders have a plan that would lessen sugar beet truck traffic in the residential area near the American Crystal Sugar factory. It won’t happen soon, however. Using $560,000 of federal money that likely won’t be available until 2018, the idea is...
January 27, 2014 - 5:08am