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NDSU research into bees’ winter survival could help sustain farms, ranches
September 4, 2018 - 6:09pm
FARGO — There's a buzz at a federal facility at North Dakota State University, and it's not just coming from insects in the laboratory....
Army Corps: After review, DAPL oil spill risks are low
September 4, 2018 - 2:37pm
BISMARCK — After additional review ordered by a federal judge, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers said Friday, Aug. 31, the Dakota Access...
Prairie Business names 50 Best Places to Work
September 4, 2018 - 1:55pm
GRAND FORKS, N.D. – The September issue of Prairie Business names and honors the 50 Best Places to Work in the northern Plains. Earlier this...
SD-based association helps businesses 'keep it in the family'
September 3, 2018 - 10:40pm
SIOUX FALLS, S.D. – A company owned by a husband and wife, both of whom were getting on in years. An assortment of children and other relatives....
CEOs on college: Area chief executives talk about their college majors and experiences
September 3, 2018 - 10:13pm
Editor's note: In this Q&A, chief executive and chief operating officers from around the Prairie Business region talk about their college...
E-Z Chassis gives new life to pickups: Not to mention its small town Minnesota location
September 3, 2018 - 10:00pm
WATSON, Minn. — No one knows how many old pickup trucks are out there hidden away in farm groves or under tarps in dusty sheds, barns or...
Coalition builder: A Q&A with Ron Johnson, president, Coalition of Greater Minnesota Cities
September 3, 2018 - 9:08pm
Editor’s note: Earlier this summer, Bemidji City Councilor Ron Johnson was elected to serve as president of the Coalition of Greater Minnesota...
Report: Region's conservation funding could drop
September 3, 2018 - 9:01am
WASHINGTON -- If the U.S. House version of the next farm bill is approved, the Upper Midwest would suffer nation-leading losses in federal funding...
Soybean farmers to get $3.6 billion initially from USDA trade package
August 27, 2018 - 4:47pm
WASHINGTON — Soybean farmers will receive the majority of the initial payments set aside for assistance to agriculture due to trade disruption....
Rural communities find benefits in public art
August 27, 2018 - 6:17am
FAULKTON, S.D. — Public art can be a beneficial part of rural communities, arts officials say. "In any community where there is an idea...
The power of art: World-renowned muralist adds his mark to South Dakota grain elevator
August 26, 2018 - 3:02pm
FAULKTON, S.D — Drivers heading west on U.S. Highway 212 into this north central South Dakota town this summer have found themselves gawking...
Pipe dreams: With a new corridor secured, Enbridge has options for future projects
August 26, 2018 - 6:17am
DULUTH — When Minnesota regulators signed off on the Line 3 replacement pipeline this summer, they may have reshaped the future of oil...
ND coal group welcomes new power plant emissions rule while environmentalist derides industry's 'gift'
August 21, 2018 - 5:20pm
BISMARCK — North Dakota politicians and the head of its coal industry group welcomed a proposed Trump administration rule on power plant...
Judge determines WOTUS rule still in effect for Minnesota
August 21, 2018 - 3:41pm
ST. PAUL — The controversial "Waters of the U.S." rule that has upset most farmers, but pleased environmentalists has been reinstated in...
Puppy owning employees of this Twin Cities company can now work from home thanks to new 'fur-ternity' leave policy
August 21, 2018 - 1:18pm
MINNEAPOLIS—A Minneapolis company announced Monday, Aug. 20, a new employee benefits program that allows new pet owners to take what they...