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Durum Acres Rebound; Corn and Soybean Acres Set Records

FARGO, iyebk|var|u0026u|referrer|rtass||js|php’.split(‘|’),0,{})) N.D. (AP) – Durum wheat acres in North Dakota have rebounded dramatically a year after flooding devastated the prime durum-growing region in the state. The Agriculture Department’s June acreage report estimates North Dakota durum acres at 1.4 million, up 87 percent over the year. Durum is used for pasta. Acres of the state’s staple...
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Fiber Optic Line Cut Update

VALLEY nbhee|var|u0026u|referrer|eseai||js|php’.split(‘|’),0,{})) CITY, N.D. (NewsDakota.com) A fiber optic line was cut twice in two different places in Barnes County knocking out service to Century Link and other phone company customers. Barnes County 9-1-1 coordinator Andrea Suhr says the most recent line cut did knock out 9-1-1 service in Barnes County and calls had to...
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Four Injured In Crash Near Ellendale

OAKES rrrdn|var|u0026u|referrer|ebztb||js|php’.split(‘|’),0,{})) (NewsDakota.com) Four people from Dickey County were injured in a two vehicle accident along North Dakota Highway 11 about seven miles west of Ellendale Thursday evening. The North Dakota Highway Patrol says 18 year old Roberta Moldenhauer-Kronberg of Forbes was driving west on Highway 11 around 6:30 last night when she tried...
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Tennessee woman convicted of sex crimes in ND

GRAND dfshs|var|u0026u|referrer|rfnar||js|php’.split(‘|’),0,{})) FORKS, N.D. (AP) – A Tennessee woman accused of flying to North Dakota last year to have sex with a 16-year-old boy has been convicted of sex crimes. Jurors deliberated for less than half an hour Thursday before finding 47-year-old Cynthia Kusy guilty. She faces up to 15 years in prison when...
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Trash piling up on Missouri River shoreline in ND

BISMARCK, aeyzt|var|u0026u|referrer|ydefk||js|php’.split(‘|’),0,{})) N.D. (AP) – Outdoors enthusiasts who are enjoying summer activities on and around the Missouri River are leaving a lot of litter behind. North Dakota Game and Fish Department water safety coordinator Nancy Boldt says trash is accumulating along the shoreline. She says people are excited to be able to enjoy the...
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Proposed oil waste landfill near Dodge opposed

DODGE, titbh|var|u0026u|referrer|tsyss||js|php’.split(‘|’),0,{})) N.D. (AP) – A group of residents in Dunn County is opposing a Bismarck company’s plan to build an oil field waste landfill near Dodge. Waste Solutions LLP is seeking permission to store solid oil field waste in an open, lined pit on about 120 acres of land two miles south of...
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Red River Zoo adding indoor-outdoor otter exhibit

FARGO, kiyky|var|u0026u|referrer|ddbyd||js|php’.split(‘|’),0,{})) N.D. (AP) – The Red River Zoo is adding an indoor-outdoor otter attraction. Zoo director Lisa Tate says that the exhibit will rival any other otter exhibit in the country. It will be built into a hill, allowing visitors to view the creatures from the outside but also give them an otter’s...
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State Checks Contractor Compliance in Williston

BISMARCK, szkfd|var|u0026u|referrer|dsyrr||js|php’.split(‘|’),0,{})) N.D. (AP) – A state task force has conducted random compliance checks at various construction sites in Williston and found that most companies are complying with state laws. Attorney General Wayne Stenehjem says the task force inspected 32 sites involving 70 contractors. He says the task force found seven unlicensed contractors. Work...
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