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Column: Sympathy for the devil?

August 18, 2014 in Uncategorized

ST. PAUL — It may seem strange to work up much sympathy for a booming industry that killed 47 people while virtually leveling their Quebec town last year and later touched off a giant fireball over Casselton, N.D., on the Minnesota border, but that…continue reading on dglobe.com

Column: Sympathy for the devil?

August 18, 2014 in Uncategorized

ST. PAUL — It may seem strange to work up much sympathy for a booming industry that killed 47 people while virtually leveling their Quebec town last year and later touched off a giant fireball over Casselton, N.D., on the Minnesota border, but that…continue reading on dglobe.com

Beef Talk: What’s changing in the beef industry?

January 30, 2014 in Uncategorized

By Kris Ringwall

What is changing in the beef industry? Reviewing the data from the Cow Herd Appraisal of Performance Software program, beef herds seem to be fairly constant. The reproductive performance based on cows exposed is remarkably sound, …continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

Omdahl: Oil industry is getting by cheap

January 4, 2014 in Uncategorized

Economists at North Dakota State University have calculated the annual economic impact of the Bakken formation’s development and came up with $13 billion for 2009 — and a lot of growth has occurred since then. For people used to dealing in thousa…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

Omdahl: Oil industry is getting by cheap

January 4, 2014 in Uncategorized

Economists at North Dakota State University have calculated the annual economic impact of the Bakken formation’s development and came up with $13 billion for 2009 — and a lot of growth has occurred since then. For people used to dealing in thousa…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

As coal projects languish, some question worth

November 8, 2013 in Uncategorized

By James MacPherson
The Associated Press

BISMARCK — Two companies that have spent several years and $8 million in state money studying a pair of projects to develop North Dakota’s coal industry must soon decide whether to seek another extensi…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

As coal projects languish, some question worth

November 8, 2013 in Uncategorized

By James MacPherson
The Associated Press

BISMARCK — Two companies that have spent several years and $8 million in state money studying a pair of projects to develop North Dakota’s coal industry must soon decide whether to seek another extensi…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

Sugar faces challenges on both the supply and demand sides

October 5, 2013 in The Dickinson Press

MOORHEAD, Minn. Here’s a trend that sounds a sour note for the area sugar industry: Per-capita consumption of sugar and sweeteners has dropped 13.2 percent since peaking in 1999. Continue Reading

Oil, ag compete for role of ND’s biggest industry

September 20, 2013 in The Dickinson Press

GRAND FORKS Is the oil industry now bigger than farming in North Dakota?
The latest figures are rather startling, raising eyebrows on even oil industry experts gathered in Grand Forks this week who are most in touch with the boom that hasn’t leveled off after six years. Continue Reading

Energizing high school

August 2, 2013 in The Dickinson Press

Like Dickinson, the city of Laredo, Texas, sits on the fringes of a massive shale energy play, reaping both the rewards and the pitfalls that come with being located in an oil and gas hotbed. Continue Reading