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Federal geologists working to update oil, gas estimates for Williston Basin
3 hours 40 min ago
BISMARCK - North Dakota oil industry leaders urged federal geologists Wednesday, April 24, to consider new technology that has dramatically boosted...
Sanford investing over $100M to make Roger Maris Cancer Center in Fargo a 'destination' for treatment
4 hours 15 min ago
FARGO — Sanford Health plans a major expansion of its Roger Maris Cancer Center, including the addition of bone marrow transplant and immunotherapy...
Burgum signs bill allocating up to $5M per biennium to energy research
April 23, 2019 - 5:50pm
GRAND FORKS — Gov. Doug Burgum signed a bill Tuesday, April 23, that will give exploratory research dollars to the Energy and Environmental...
Microsoft awards $100K grant to UND for drone industry innovation
April 23, 2019 - 1:29pm
GRAND FORKS — Microsoft announced Tuesday, April 23, that it has awarded a $100,000 TechSpark grant to the University of North Dakota Aerospace...
Nation's largest farm toy store attracts customers for miles
April 19, 2019 - 9:58am
Every spring, farm toy enthusiasts come from all over the country travel to the little northwest Iowa town of Le Mars for the Le Mars Toy Store...
CBD-dedicated stores to open in East Grand Forks, Moorhead
April 18, 2019 - 6:47am
EAST GRAND FORKS, Minn. — From oils to gummies to cosmetics, two new stores selling strictly CBD products could soon open in the upper and...
Ag rebel pitches new plan to boost farm numbers
April 17, 2019 - 6:00am
ALEXANDRIA, Minn. — If the bearish numbers in the March 29 U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Prospective Plantings Report get you down, Alan...
North Dakota ag groups take nutrition information to professionals
April 16, 2019 - 6:00am
BISMARCK — Representatives of ag groups are used to going to shows and conventions, talking to farmers and consumers. Talking to farmers about...
Sap to syrup: Volunteers tap in Minnesota park’s maple trees
April 15, 2019 - 8:30am
Katie Pinke visited Maplewood State Park near Pelican Rapids, Minn., to learn more about harvesting sap to produce maple syrup. Watch the...
Dickinson man is one part blacksmith; one part horse whisperer
April 11, 2019 - 11:39am
DICKINSON, N.D. - Horseshoes, and the people who shod them, have gone hand-in-hand with the rise and fall of nations since time immemorial. Historical...
Lip balm from central Minnesota county goes to Iraq
April 11, 2019 - 9:58am
OSAKIS, Minn. - U.S. soldiers serving overseas frequently find themselves working in all types of weather conditions. Spending so much time outdoors...
'Dire' times for dairy: Smith, Peterson urge speedy rollout of new dairy insurance program
April 9, 2019 - 4:29pm
LITCHFIELD, Minn. — A federal insurance program is being rolled out to help struggling, small dairies. It can’t come soon enough, according...
North Dakota Legislature weighs balancing hunting, landowner rights
April 6, 2019 - 12:21pm
BISMARCK — North Dakota stands alone in the region for its wide-open laws concerning who can go onto private property. Outdoors groups credit...
Defrauded Minnesota co-op goes after six big-game hunting firms
April 6, 2019 - 6:00am
ELBOW LAKE, Minn. — The defunct Ashby Farmers Cooperative Elevator Co. in west-central Minnesota is going after more than $800,000 from six...
North Dakota trespassing law: Balance between farmers and hunters
April 5, 2019 - 9:24am
North Dakota is the only state in the region with wide-open laws about who can go on private property, and that has caused friction between sportsmen...