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USDA seeks comment on prevented planting policies
Committee gets anti-corporate bill, talks to begin March 5
Iran is threat to Israel and the world, Israel's Netanyahu says
Yellow pea processor in South Dakota sharpens market focus
Ethanol champion wants more
crime and courts
MEN’S BASKETBALL: After disappointing home losses, UND wants to end with a win
PREP NOTEBOOK: Riders bank on long bombs
BOYS BASKETBALL: Monday's results
GIRLS BASKETBALL: Monday's results
BOYS HOCKEY: Green Wave return to state minus four star defenders
Anti-vaccination sentiment moving to pet owners
Grand Forks team developing therapeutic antibody for canine parvovirus infections
Fargo man gets past blind audition round on NBC’s ‘The Voice’
HEALTH MATTERS: Benefits of echinacea are minimal
Faith, others help couple cope with ‘devastating’ diagnosis of baby's heart defect
life & style
John Henry Waters III
Kenneth Philip Kroll
Delmer B. Howes
Jean Ann Vanderhoef
Ice houses removed from Minnesota Lakes as season ends
The lake trout grow big on Saganaga Lake along the Canadian border
DOUG LEIER: Bald eagles weren't always abundant in N.D.
NICE FISH: Big catches this week
OUTDOORS CALENDAR: Fat tire time trials ... Minnesota Deer Hunters Association Day ...
THE ONLOOKER: Good advice from the governor about higher ed
THAT REMINDS ME: 1990 flood threat prompted talk of dike
OUR OPINION: Grand Forks deserves more info about police shooting
OUR OPINION: ND lawmakers signal distrust to higher-ed board
LLOYD OMDAHL: Legislative damage is sustainable -- so far
Wife: Grand Forks man shot by police was unarmed
Severe Weather Announcements (12)
February 19, 2015
Climatologist: Lack of snow will mean dry spring for N.D.
North Dakota is the "land of climatic extreme," which complicates his job, the state climatologist said. But the state, dry already, could become even drier this spring, Adnan Akyuz said Thursday on the second day of the two-day International Crop Expo in Grand Forks. The annual...
news / agriculture
February 19, 2015 - 7:32pm
February 2, 2015
A challenge of climate change: The high cost of living with it
A farmer in western Minnesota recently installed a new heating and cooling system to keep nearly a thousand sows eating and gaining weight during summers that have grown warmer. The Minneapolis Health Department established a comprehensive heat-warning system that kicks in during...
February 2, 2015 - 6:00am
Climate Change in Minnesota: More heat, more big storms
St. Patrick's Day 2012 was the crowning moment of one of Minnesota's mildest winters: Jubilant parade spectators wore flip flops, Miss Shamrock beamed in sleeveless, emerald satin, and the beer never tasted so refreshing as temperatures hit 80 degrees. Three months later, the dazzling...
February 2, 2015 - 5:30am
January 26, 2015
January thaw in Grand Forks could be due to El Niño, but it’s too early to tell
The last two weeks have been absolutely beautiful in Grand Forks, unless you happen to be a snowman or snowmobiler (LINK 1). "This is terrible," said Josh Nordine who was at Dakota Outdoors in Grand Forks on Monday, dropping off the snowmobile he has hasn't used much this year....
January 26, 2015 - 10:19pm
January 23, 2015
Low risk of spring flooding, but winter’s only half over, forecasters say
While there is little risk of spring flooding in the Red River Valley this year, forecasters warn that winter’s only about half over and it’s too early to plan for an early planting season. “The threat for significant, impactful, snowmelt flooding is currently quite low,...
January 23, 2015 - 4:36pm
January 22, 2015
Dirty snow in North Dakota likely affects the climate
FARGO – The snow is dirtier in the Great Plains, especially in North Dakota’s Oil Patch, than in many other places in North America, a recently released snow survey has found. That could have implications for the regional climate, according to Sarah Doherty, a University...
news / region
January 22, 2015 - 9:40pm
January 16, 2015
2014 was Earth's hottest year on record, two separate US agencies find
Last year was Earth's warmest on record, separate analyzes by NASA and the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration released on Friday showed. With the exception of 1998, the 10 warmest years on record have now occurred since the year 2000, analysis of surface temperature...
January 16, 2015 - 10:10am
September 22, 2014
About 100 climate protesters arrested in march on Wall Street
About 100 protesters were arrested on Monday in New York City during a demonstration that at one point blocked streets near the stock exchange to denounce what organizers say is Wall Street's contribution to climate change.
news / politics
September 22, 2014 - 10:14pm
May 6, 2014
White House unveils dire warning, calls for action on climate
The Obama administration on Tuesday released an updated report on how climate change requires urgent action to counter impacts that touch every corner of the country, from oyster growers in Washington State to maple syrup producers in Vermont.
May 6, 2014 - 10:19am
March 15, 2014
Obama, EU to stand together on climate change draft
BRUSSELS (Reuters) - U.S. President Barack Obama and EU leaders meeting in Brussels this month will throw their combined weight behind tackling climate change, a document seen by Reuters says, in a show of developed world solidarity on the need for a new global deal. But the guarded,...
news / politics
March 15, 2014 - 4:00pm
February 27, 2014
GEORGE WILL: Climate alarmism lets government busybodies meddle
WASHINGTON — The many jaundiced assessments of the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act on the fifth anniversary of its enactment were understandable, given that the sluggish recovery, now drowsing through the second half of its fifth year, is historically anemic....
opinion / featured columnists
February 27, 2014 - 4:30am