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Suge Knight helped create gangster rap. Now he's facing up to 28 years for a 2015 fatal hit-and-run.
Proposed Fargo ordinance would point to last place of drink in cases of DUI, assault
Keith Ellison's ex-girlfriend shares medical record alleging abuse
Fatal police shooting reopened in Ramsey County
Kavanaugh accuser won't testify Monday but open to doing so later next week
crime and courts
Back to the drawing board: Columnist Swift rediscovers love for art after career in writing
Grand Forks symphony celebrates 110th anniversary
Cirque du Soleil in REA will combine acrobatics and skating
3 more longtime staffers fired from 'Prairie Home' successor show
Tapping Duluth's brewing history
Nonprofit hopes to help with housing for ex-cons in Grand Forks
Patients: Medical marijuana effectively treats pain, post-traumatic stress
Marilyn Hagerty: This year's parade will be special
Looking to catch Minnesota's fall colors? Here's your interactive guide
ND insurance commissioner cautions about short-term insurance plans
Parise nets lone goal as Wild fall to Stars
Browns break 19-game winless streak at their stadium
MN girls soccer: EGF falls on the road to Bemidji
EDC volleyball: Red River takes down Wahpeton
Thursday's local scoreboard
Beth Ann Tjon Wosick
Jay R. Bruce
Randall "Randy" Awes
James J. Thiery
Wolf supporters seek recovery plan for predators
OUTDOORS REPORT: Fall fishing patterns are beginning to emerge; autumn colors are becoming more apparent
Teach a kid to hunt small game during Minnesota's Take a Kid Hunting Weekend
Benny Huebner youth deer season buck
NORTH DAKOTA OUTDOORS/ DOUG LEIER: Fall hunting preview highlights habitat partnerships
Letter: 'Other Opinion' veers into politics, religion
Letter: Concern about repairs on County Road 15
Letter: Differing viewpoints do not indicate evil
Rutherford Cardinal Johnson: Develop ecotourism for a better economy
Mayor Mike Brown: A great week in ND's 'best college town'
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September 8, 2018
AgweekTV: Firefighter Farmer faces challenges
A Minnesota farmer faces the challenges of a demanding job and the loss of his wife. Watch the full episode of AgweekTV on Agweek.com Get the...
September 8, 2018 - 8:30am
April 28, 2018
AgweekTV: ND brings back Annie’s Project to provide farm management education to women
Annie's Project is back in North Dakota. It's a farm management program designed to educate women about the business of farming. Watch the full...
April 28, 2018 - 8:30am
March 3, 2018
AgweekTV: Fighting Rural Opioid Abuse
North Dakota Senator Heidi Heitkamp's plan to curb opioid abuse in rural North Dakota. Watch the full episode of AgweekTV on Agweek.com Get the...
March 3, 2018 - 8:30am
September 9, 2017
AgweekTV: Potatoes Are Shining
The region's potato crop is looking good. Prices are relatively good, so good yields would make this a successful year. Jonathan Knutson has...
September 9, 2017 - 8:30am
August 24, 2017
Potatoes look good in ND, Minn. as crops avoid drought, deluges
INKSTER, N.D. — Red River Valley potato growers generally have avoided drought and deluge this growing season. That bodes well for the...
August 24, 2017 - 6:37pm
March 20, 2017
Potato growers group wants to put a salad bar in an area school
EAST GRAND FORKS, Minn. — The U.S. potato industry has worked for years to get kids to eat more spuds and other vegetables. Now, the East...
March 20, 2017 - 2:30am
May 4, 2016
Northwood man's crop insurance fraud conviction upheld by appeals court
FARGO—The federal court of appeals upheld a Northwood, N.D., man's conviction and sentence for damaging his potato crops to commit insurance...
May 4, 2016 - 4:33pm
September 8, 2015
On 50th anniversary, Potato Bowl seen as a tradition rich in history
Legend has it the whole thing started with one of those debates everybody has. It was one of those arguments that may seem trivial to some...
September 8, 2015 - 6:00am
August 12, 2015
Potato industry tackles sales loss, look to opportunities
The U.S. potato industry likes to describe its product as "America's favorite vegetable." But the industry faces major challenges in maintaining...
August 12, 2015 - 9:15pm
June 23, 2015
Prosecutors eye proceeds from convicted potato growers’ auction
The North Dakota farmers convicted of potato insurance fraud last winter should cough up proceeds from an equipment auction sale last week, a federal prosecutor said.
June 23, 2015 - 6:45pm
June 22, 2015
Potato giant defends company's land stewardship in water permit flap
The patriarch of the biggest potato producer in the world says his company is not the poor environmental steward critics have accused it of being...
June 22, 2015 - 7:00am
April 15, 2015
Potato-growing brothers jailed in Cass County, appeal is underway
FARGO -- While the Northwood, N.D., potato-growing brothers convicted of federal crop insurance fraud sit in the Cass County Jail...
April 15, 2015 - 8:26pm
October 20, 2013
Area seed potato growers have limited harvest window
KARLSTAD, Minn. -- A Dagen Heritage Farms' truck loaded with 17 tons of newly harvested seed potatoes rumbles down a rural Minnesota highway...
October 20, 2013 - 1:00pm
July 9, 2013
Former RRV spud industry official says growers in lawsuit are 'within the law'
FARGO, N.D. -- A former Red River Valley potato industry official says a lawsuit alleging price-fixing in the fresh potato industry hasn't changed any activities so far because producers and cooperatives targeted in the suit are faultless. An April civil lawsuit filed in federal...
July 9, 2013 - 6:45am
February 15, 2012
Spuds, science and success
The U.S. potato industry enjoyed a lot of success in 2011, including rising consumption and a big win on a controversial proposal that would have limited spuds in school cafeterias, potato boosters said Wednesday in Grand Forks. They also said their industry faces challenges, particularly...
February 15, 2012 - 9:23pm