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Industrial hemp produces a dense stand of plants. The crop has caught on in the Northern Plains, but now states are having trouble fitting their programs into federal regulations. John M. Steiner / Forum News Service
Hemp rules still hazy
12 hours 40 min ago
January 19, 2020
Ron McMartin Jr.
McMartin farm bankruptcies could wrap up this year
January 19, 2020 - 9:19am
The Blue Cross Blue Shield building in Fargo. Forum News Service file photo
Blue Cross Blue Shield of North Dakota outsources some medical claims processing to India
January 19, 2020 - 9:00am
The Blue Cross Blue Shield building in Fargo as seen Oct. 10, 2017. Forum News Service file photo
Blue Cross Blue Shield of North Dakota failed to send required mailing to 10K new customers
January 19, 2020 - 9:00am
January 18, 2020
Increased numbers of open beef cows coming to market
January 18, 2020 - 8:30am
January 17, 2020
Kenny Mattson, a 51-year-old mobile mechanic with 15 years of mining experience, died Nov. 5 when his service truck veered off the road, struck a berm and ejected him as it overturned. (Photo courtesy of the Department of Labor)
Investigations: Seat belt not worn in fatal mine crash
January 17, 2020 - 7:05pm
A tanker truck passes by an Enbridge storage tank near Berthold, N.D. Michael Vosburg/Forum News Service
PUC to weigh Line 3 next month
January 17, 2020 - 5:31pm
Randy Morstad surveys the herd of Angus cows that he and his wife, Wanda, and Nick Johnson raise near Fordville, N.D., during feeding time this week on a subzero afternoon. Eric Hylden / Grand Forks Herald
Cold or not, cows get fed
January 17, 2020 - 4:09pm
Sean Patrick Gorman, 26, is one of two “Irish Traveller” scammers charged Jan. 17, 2019, by North Dakota law enforcement in a series of rural/farm construction scams, with at least a half-dozen victims. One rancher, a widower in the North Dakota badlands, paid at least $1.89 million, influenced by telephone romance. Photo supplied by McLean County law enforcement.
ND AG issues cease-and-desist on widespread 'Irish Traveller' construction scams
January 17, 2020 - 3:11pm
A Bayer logo is seen on a bottle of rose and garden care spray in a garden shed in Princeton, Ill., on March 28, 2019. Bloomberg photo by Daniel Acker.
Bayer Roundup deal is close as claims surge, mediator says
January 17, 2020 - 10:30am
January 16, 2020
Plans for PolyMet include building dams to increase the storage capacity of tailings basins. One would be built in the distance to raise the basin on the right to the level of the area on the left. News Tribune file
PolyMet will appeal permit reversal
January 16, 2020 - 3:58pm
Five gallons of hydraulic oil spill into river near Williston
January 16, 2020 - 12:18pm
January 15, 2020
Minnesota Agriculture Department releases fertilizer restriction map
January 15, 2020 - 5:14pm
Congresswoman Betty McCollum, DFL-Minn., speaks to the crowd at Bayfront Festival Park in Duluth during the Campaign to Save the Boundary Waters Wild Waters Music Fest in August 2019. (File / News Tribune)
McCollum introduces bill to ban copper-nickel mining near Boundary Waters
January 15, 2020 - 5:03pm
Federal Judge Peter Welte works to wind up soybean harvest on his Northwood, N.D., farm in early November. The U.S. Senate confirmed Welte as chief United States district judge of the United States District Court on July 30, 2019, six months after he was nominated by President Donald Trump. Photo by Eric Hylden / Grand Forks Herald
Signing of Phase One Agreement good news for North Dakota, Minnesota soybean farmers
January 15, 2020 - 4:56pm