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Lisbon Man Dies in Plane Accident
August 1

LISBON, N.D. (AP) - A 64-year-old Lisbon man is dead after his small airplane went down near the southeastern North Dakota city.

The Highway Patrol says the man was the only one on board...(more)

July Airline Boardings Set Record in Jamestown
July 31

JAMESTOWN - Jamestown Regional Airport Manager Matthew Leitner reports a preliminary enplanement total for July 2014 of 647. Leitner says the figure is a count from airport's local United Express sta...(more)

U.S, Senate Recognizes Statehood
July 31

BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) - The U.S. Senate has passed a resolution commemorating the 125th year of North Dakota's statehood. The resolution was introduced by Sen. John Hoeven and co-sponsored by Sen. Heidi...(more)

Jamestown Police Warn of Two Sex Offenders
July 31

JAMESTOWN - Jamestown Police are warning residents concerning two convicted sex offenders who have changed addresses within the city. Both have been assigned a high-risk assessment by the Office of t...(more)

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Cereal Crops Look Good Around Drayton
Thu, 31 Jul 2014

In the Drayton, North Dakota area, most of the wheat is headed out and into kernel-fill. CHS Ag Services sales agronomist Jordon Grundstrom says the weather has been good for small grains. “Coming up to harvest, those are going to be our top crops. The cereals look fantastic up north, minus where there was some drowned out. It’s a pretty good looking crop.”
Court Upholds COOL Decision
Fri, 01 Aug 2014

With a 9-2 vote, the US Circuit Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia upheld a lower court decision that denied an appeal to stop the enforcement of the country-of-origin labeling law. South Dakota Senator Tim Johnson praised the court ruling, saying it affirms "the legitimacy and constitutionality of COOL." On a separate front, Canada and Mexico have challenged the US labeling law before the World Trade Organization. A WTO decision is expected soon.
US Set to Reclaim #1 Soybean Exporter Spot
Fri, 01 Aug 2014

With this year’s soybean production forecast at a record 103.4 million tons, the US is expected to reclaim the role of leading global soybean exporter that it lost to Brazil last year. Record acreage of 84.1 million acres is expected to enhance US price competitiveness and boost US soybean exports to a record 45.6 million tons. US soybean meal and oil exports are also expected to increase.
Relatively Quiet Now After Tough Start to Growing Season
Thu, 31 Jul 2014

After a tough start to the growing season, CHS Ag Services sales agronomist Kyle Schafer says it is relatively quiet right now. “We’re starting to see a few aphids in the southern areas. Up north, we’re not seeing too much. Some Cercospora is showing up just a little bit in the Ada area.” Conditions vary, but Schafer says the corn crop is two-to-three weeks behind the normal pace and will need a good fall to fully develop.
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