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Crop Progress Update in North Dakota and Minnesota

Some farmers have headed to the field, while others are still waiting. According to the USDA's National Agricultural Statistics Service producers in North Dakota are planning to start field work April 29th.


Ethics bills up for North Dakota lawmakers' votes

North Dakota lawmakers will vote soon on two bills related to voter-approved ethics initiatives. A conference committee on Tuesday sent out a bill brought by Republican majority leaders to implement the mandates of Measure 1, including an appointed ethics commission and lobbyist restrictions, among


Flashback Friday: October 26, 1994

State won't clean up uranium; Schafer claims it costs too much. Stark and Billings county leaders are frustrated, yet resigned. They learned this week that two uranium processing sites from the 1960s will not be cleaned up.


Bill allowing members of Congress, paramedics to pack heat in public shot down by North Dakota Senate

BISMARCK — The North Dakota Senate rejected legislation allowing the state's three members of Congress, retired judges and emergency response personnel who maintain firearms proficiency to possess guns in public spaces Tuesday, April 23.


Man Taken For Evaluation After Incident At North Dakota Heritage Center

BISMARCK, ND — A man could face charges after driving his pickup up to the North Dakota Heritage Center in Bismarck and assaulting the security staff. Security was able to contain the 52-year-old man until troopers with the North Dakota Highway Patrol arrived to detain him.


Fewer Milk Cows in North Dakota and Minnesota

Milk production in Minnesota during March 2019 totaled more than 850 million pounds according to the latest USDA, National Agricultural Statistics Service – Milk Production report.


Scoreboard for Tuesday, April 23

Team scores: 1, Heart River 338. 2, Bowman County 353. 3, Hazen 396. Heart River finishers: Campbell Clarys 79. Brooke Peterson 82. Malia Cunninghma, 86. Bailey Peterson 88. Maddie Jarrett 89.


Test netting in ND reveals up to two-thirds fish kill

JAMESTOWN, N.D. -- Early testing at Pipestem Reservoir near Jamestown is producing a mixed bag of results as officials attempt to quantify the fish kill over the winter, according to B.J. Kratz, southeast North Dakota fisheries supervisor for the North Dakota Game and Fish Department.


North Dakota lawmakers approve boost in treasurer's salary

BISMARCK — North Dakota lawmakers agreed to give state Treasurer Kelly Schmidt an 8% raise after protracted House debate over whether the bump was fair Tuesday, April 23. The agency budget bill provides the raise effective July 1, matching Schmidt's salary with the state auditor, secretary of state


North Dakota lawmakers look at weekend wrap as conference committees dig

North Dakota legislative leaders are looking at a 76- to 77-day session, to wrap up late Friday or Saturday. About 60 conference committees are working extended days this week, hammering out agency budgets and policy bills in their final stages. Republican majority leaders say they don't expect hang


North Dakota in brief

BISMARCK — A typo in bill language outlining North Dakota Secretary of State Al Jaeger's salary will be fixed before the session's end, officials said Tuesday, April 23. The bill, which has already been signed by Gov. Doug Burgum, is supposed to describe Jaeger's salary for the two-year budget cycle


Small teams, big results: Wild Tigers, Bulldogs compete with larger squads at Dickinson meet

Junior Shelley Kathrein had two wardrobe changes during her track meet Tuesday. When she started the day high jumping, she donned a New England jersey with an orange tiger on it. Later, for the 4x100 meter relay, she wore a red and yellow Wildfire jersey, and to conclude the meet, Kathrein and her f


Microsoft TechSpark grants $100K to North Dakota’s Airtonomy drone startup

Microsoft has awarded a $100,000 TechSpark grant to support Airtonomy, a startup that’s partnering with the University of North Dakota Aerospace Foundation to blaze a trail for drone applications in North Dakota’s “Silidrone Valley.”


Midgets, Titans dominate on home turf

Dickinson High senior Alanta Tormaschy has topped the shot put charts all spring, and she has no plans to stop. While her state-qualifying throw of 37 feet, four inches wasn't her personal best, it was still good for first place at the Pankratz Meet on Tuesday, April 23, at the Biesiot Activities Ce


ND Oilseed Council elects District and County Representatives

Sunflower district elections were recently held in District VII electing Josh Greff of Regent (Hettinger) ND, to his first, three -year term on the North Dakota Oilseed Council Board.