December 31, 2012 in The Dickinson Press
HELENA, Mont. A fire from a weekend explosion that injured three workers next to an eastern Montana oil recycling plant was still burning Monday but there was no longer any threat of it spreading to other tanks, Wibaux county officials said. Continue Reading
September 17, 2012 in Grand Forks Herald
Children are eating as much salt as adults, according to a new report, and experts are concerned. In this new study, published Monday in the journal Pediatrics, researchers found that if a child is overweight and eats as much salt as an adult, the risk for high blood pressure goes up dramatically. Continue Reading
February 24, 2012 in The Dickinson Press
BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) A company that’s exploring for potash in northwestern North Dakota says things aren’t as promising as officials had hoped. Continue Reading
February 7, 2012 in Grand Forks Herald
The surprising finding comes in a government report released today that includes a list of the top 10 sources of sodium. Salty snacks such as potato chips, pretzels and popcorn actually came in at the bottom of the list compiled by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Even CDC officials were amazed that just 10 foods are responsible for 44 percent of the sodium consumed.
November 20, 2011 in Grand Forks Herald
While nothing mimics salt, using lemon juice and various herbs and spices in cooking can help add flavor, cut bitterness and improve mouth feel, said Gary Beauchamp, director of Monell Chemical Senses Center in Philadelphia. Continue Reading
January 31, 2011 in West Central Tribune
WASHINGTON The government is telling half of the U.S. population to drastically cut their daily salt intake.
January 31, 2011 in Grand Forks Herald
Feds issue new dietary guidelinesFor the first time, the Agriculture and Health and Human Services departments, which issue the guidelines every five years, are telling people who are 51 and older, all African-Americans and anyone suffering from hypertension, diabetes or chronic kidney disease to reduce daily sodium intake to little more than half a teaspoon. Continue Reading&
January 18, 2011 in Alexandria Echo Press
It’s been a tough winter not just for motorists, but also for those who are trying their best to keep the hundreds of miles of roads around the county safe. Continue Reading
October 20, 2010 in The Dickinson Press
BISMARCK (AP) A Denver-based company is preparing to drill in northwest North Dakota for potash, a form of salt used for fertilizer.