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Nebraska flooding: Biggest disaster in state's history
March 22, 2019 - 10:39am
Nebraska farmers and ranchers are in the process of putting their lives back together after recent storms and flooding caused more than $1 billion...
Bills in North Dakota Legislature would move power to Ag Department
March 22, 2019 - 6:00am
BISMARCK — Proposals to move the Agricultural Products Utilization Committee and authority over grain buyers to the North Dakota Agriculture...
PRAIRIE PEOPLE: Week ending March 22
March 21, 2019 - 1:09pm
Kurtenbach named Distinguished Engineer BROOKINGS, S.D. — Reece Kurtenbach, head of the world’s largest scoreboard and message board manufacturer...
Minnesota farmer promotes wheat worldwide
March 21, 2019 - 6:00am
EAST GRAND FORKS, Minn. — Rhonda Larson has just spent a busy late-winter day substitute teaching kindergarten in the morning and second grade...
NDSU names Kalk new executive director for Research and Technology Park
March 20, 2019 - 6:54pm
FARGO — North Dakota State University has named a new executive director for its Research and Technology Park.Brian Kalk, a former member of...
Noem signs abortion bills into law
March 20, 2019 - 6:48pm
PIERRE, S.D. — A set of bills signed into law Wednesday, March 20, will add further restrictions to those seeking an abortion in South Dakota....
'This dog is digging': Gov. Burgum signs 'Operation Prairie Dog' infrastructure bill
March 20, 2019 - 5:43pm
BISMARCK -- Gov. Doug Burgum has signed off on "Operation Prairie Dog." House Bill 1066, now made law, adds new "buckets" to the state funds...
North Dakota House passes bill to allow local fines for speed limit violations
March 20, 2019 - 5:04pm
BISMARCK — North Dakota cities and counties could soon have the ability to impose their own fines for local speed limit violations, thanks...
Radioactive waste bill approved by North Dakota House
March 20, 2019 - 4:27pm
BISMARCK — North Dakota House lawmakers approved a bill banning the storage and disposal of high-level radioactive waste in the state Wednesday,...
Paper or plastic? North Dakota Senate says cities can't ban plastic bags, other containers
March 20, 2019 - 3:37pm
BISMARCK — The North Dakota Senate voted to prevent local governments from regulating plastic bags and other containers Wednesday, March 20....
University research bill fails in North Dakota House
March 20, 2019 - 3:05pm
BISMARCK — The North Dakota House has rejected a bill that would have dedicated a certain percentage of Legacy Fund earnings to the state’s...
Bill tapping Legacy Fund earnings to replace income taxes fails in North Dakota Senate
March 20, 2019 - 2:35pm
BISMARCK — North Dakota senators easily rejected a bill seeking to tap earnings from the state's oil tax piggy bank to replace state income...
'Elephant in the room' left out in Line 3 environmental impact statement, appellants say
March 20, 2019 - 2:13pm
ST. PAUL -- An evaluation of the potential environmental impact of an Enbridge Line 3 oil pipeline construction project left out "the elephant...
North Dakota lawmaker walks back confirmation comments
March 20, 2019 - 1:06pm
BISMARCK — A North Dakota senator walked back comments in which he appeared to say that he required a young employee to attend church confirmation...
Flood app available for Red River Basin
March 20, 2019 - 11:39am
GRAND FORKS - With spring flood conditions approaching, an app and website is available for people to post reports and share photos of snowpack,...