Attorney General says Devils Lake Officials Broke Law
Posted by KSJB News on 5/15/2017 10:52:00 AM.

DEVILS LAKE, N.D. (AP) - Attorney General Wayne Stenehjem says the Devils Lake City Commission violated the state's open meeting laws when it met secretly to discuss a report on the city's police chief and his top captain.
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SKYWARN Storm Spotter Class Offered in Gackle Wednesday
Posted by KSJB News on 5/15/2017 8:57:00 AM.

 

JAMESTOWN – Stutsman County Emergency Manager Jerry Bergquist announced that a second area SKYWARN Weather Spotter Training Class has been scheduled for Wednesday, May 17th, 7:00 p.m. at the Gackle-Streeter Public School, 200 2nd Ave East in Gackle. An earlier class was held in Jamestown in mid-April.
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Fatal Crash Kills Oakes Man
Posted by KSJB News on 5/14/2017 10:14:00 PM.
 
GWINNER, ND - An Oakes, ND man is dead after a fatal crash in Sargent County over the weekend.

Letter Carriers' Stamp Out Hunger Food Drive set for Saturday
Posted by KSJB News on 5/12/2017 8:37:00 AM.
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JAMESTOWN - The Salvation Army is partnering with the United States Postal Service for the Stamp Out Hunger Food Drive. On Saturday, May 13, simply leave a bag of nonperishable food near your mailbox before 9 a.m. and a letter carrier will pick it up.
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GM Extends Warranties in Light of Goverment Probe
Posted by KSJB News on 5/11/2017 11:51:00 AM.

DETROIT (AP) - General Motors is extending the warranty on thousands of older cars and SUVs after the U.S. government began investigating complaints that the headlights can suddenly go dark.
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  • Monsanto's 3Q Income Rises
    For the third quarter, Monsanto reports net income of $843 million. That compares to $717 million one year ago. The soybean traits business was a significant factor with sales up nearly 30 percent from a year ago. Bayer is paying $57 billion for Monsanto and that sale is expected to finalized before the end of the year.
  • 'Pink Slime' Lawsuit Settled
    ABC News has settled its defamation lawsuit with Beef Products Inc. Terms of the settlement are confidential, but BPI’s attorney said the company is “extraordinarily pleased” with the dollar amount. The meatpacker sued ABC News and correspondent Jim Avila over a series of stories that described lean, finely-textured beef as ‘pink slime.’ After the stories aired in 2012, sales crashed and BPI closed three of its four beef processing plants. This trial lasted 18 days before Wednesday’s surprise settlement announcement.
  • McKeehan Joins Pheasants Forever Staff
    Pheasants Forever has named Renee McKeehan as its regional representative in North Dakota. Most recently, McKeehan was a manager for Scheels in Bismarck. McKeehen is a Minnesota native.
  • NWSA Aggies Recognized
    Alumni from the Northwest School of Agriculture at Crookston has recognized its Top Aggies for 2017. The honorees are Marilyn Dehning of West Linn, Oregon; Donald Diedrich of Warren and Daniel Wilkins of Fertile. NWSA was a residential high school that was on the University of Minnesota-Crookston campus from 1906-to-1968.
  • Summer Cookout Costs Decline
    The cost of the July 4th cookout is down slightly from last year. The American Farm Bureau Federation considers the cost of cookout standards like burgers, ribs and baked beans. For a group of ten, the cost is $55.70 or less than $6 per person. Retail beef and pork prices are down. The retail cost for American cheese has also declined.
  • Thune Urges USDA to Reverse CRP Requirement
    Landowners enrolled in the Conservation Reserve Program are being notified that they are scheduled to do their mid-management this fall will need to destroy the hay. South Dakota Senator John Thune said this notice came out less than a week after USDA said it would release CRP acres for emergency grazing in the areas with severe or extreme drought. In Thune’s words, “it makes no sense” for USDA to simultaneously offer assistance to livestock producers through emergency grazing and require hay be destroyed under other CRP practices. Thune said there may be thousands of tons of hay destroyed that could be used for livestock feed in the drought areas.
  • Canadian Trade Policies Challenged
    An international coalition of dairy industry groups from the United States, New Zealand, Australia, Argentina and the European Union is focused on Canada and its trade practices. In a joint letter, these groups are asking their respective governments to challenge the recently implemented dairy pricing rules in Canada. In February, Canada launched a pricing policy that lowers the ingredient prices for Canadian dairy processors and selling Canadian dairy proteins in world markets at below-market prices. These groups, which include the National Milk Producers Federation, U.S. Dairy Export Council and International Dairy Foods Association, indicate the World Trade Organization may need to resolve this dispute.
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