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Officials see changes after Spirit Lake regains control of child welfare program
VA official who exploited veterans in fraud scam gets 11 years
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Jays fall to Magicians in state qualifier
Jimmie scoreboard: Feb. 16
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Commentary: Warming to the idea of a basic income
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Letter to the editor: Republicans sabotaging ethics measure
Commentary: The great emergency hoax
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Wearing 'multitasker' badge of honor despite drawbacks
Practicing moderation, spending time with family top the holiday to-do list
A decorating dream in the White House: SD native spends three days as volunteer decorator sty White House
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Keep the plant that makes a difference
Community calendar of events for Feb. 16, 2019
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Keith and Lynne Struble
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Births for Feb. 7, 2019
Births for Jan. 31, 2019
Alice Cumber 90th Birthday
February 15, 2019
Economic trends turn downward for farmers
Things are not looking good for the U.S. farm economy. On Thursday, Feb. 14, the farm belt's malaise deepened after the U.S. Department of Agriculture...
February 15, 2019 - 10:13am
January 27, 2019
Ethanol, trade and livestock top issues at SD Corn annual meeting
SIOUX FALLS, S.D. – Ethanol, trade and livestock development were the top issues among farmers attending the South Dakota Corn Growers Association...
January 27, 2019 - 3:30pm
January 4, 2019
Farmers fear another hit as Trump shutdown threatens ethanol vow
Bruce Buchanan was so elated with Donald Trump's October vow to allow higher sales of corn-based ethanol that he carved a huge thank-you note...
January 4, 2019 - 9:45am
January 3, 2019
China back in the market for American soy with trade talks planned
China is back in the market for U.S. soybeans after taking a holiday break, just as Washington and Beijing plan more trade discussions. On Wednesday,...
January 3, 2019 - 1:04pm
January 1, 2019
President Trump announces second trade aid payment for farmers
WASHINGTON — The nation’s farmers will be receiving a second trade aid payment under USDA’s Market Facilitation Program. President Donald...
January 1, 2019 - 6:00am
December 20, 2018
Trump's farmer aid could save some U.S. soybean acres next year
The Trump administration's aid package for U.S. farmers hurt by the trade war could end up saving some soybean acres next year. Prices for the...
December 20, 2018 - 1:37pm
December 17, 2018
USDA to release second round of trade aid payments to farmers
BISMARCK -- Farmers affected by the ongoing trade war with China will receive a second round of aid payments to help make up for price losses,...
December 17, 2018 - 5:28pm
December 13, 2018
Trump says he'll do 'whatever it takes to get border security' as shutdown looms
WASHINGTON - President Donald Trump pledged Thursday to do "whatever it takes to get border security," deepening an impasse over border wall...
December 13, 2018 - 11:07am
Trump gets win as China makes good on pledge to buy US soy
China resumed buying U.S. soybeans, bringing some relief to farmers in Donald Trump's heartland as President Xi Jinping works toward a trade...
December 13, 2018 - 10:25am
December 7, 2018
Knutson: Trump-tariff piece draws differing responses
I’ll talk about agriculture with anyone. And I’m proud and pleased to have talked with Ray Goldberg, a North Dakota native, Harvard professor...
December 7, 2018 - 9:29pm
December 6, 2018
Truce or not, US soy, liquefied natural gas look unappetizing now for China
China may be girding itself to buy more U.S. gas and soybeans amid easing trade tensions, but the sums just don't add up right now. American...
December 6, 2018 - 1:15pm
November 30, 2018
Despite trade deal signing, ties with Canada turning cold due to tariffs
The Friday, Nov. 30, signing of the new North American trade deal featured ceremony but not much celebration - at least from the Canadians. Canada,...
November 30, 2018 - 12:39pm
Trump scores a win with signing of North American trade pact, but deal still faces hurdles
BUENOS AIRES, Argentina - President Donald Trump Trump celebrated a major political win Friday, Nov. 30, joining the leaders of the Mexican and...
November 30, 2018 - 8:25am
November 15, 2018
COMMENTARY: Why Trump’s trade war alarms me
There are several things that alarm or annoy me about President Donald Trump’s trade war. Here are the three most troublesome: First and foremost, I’m concerned for U.S. farmers and consumers worldwide. The Trump tariffs have cut into U.S. ag exports and threaten to hurt consumers...
November 15, 2018 - 6:00am
November 13, 2018
Frozen out of China, American farmers refuse to sell their soybeans
Caught smack in the middle of the U.S.-China trade war, America's soybean farmers are taking a huge gamble. Rather than selling the crop right...
November 13, 2018 - 10:18am