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North Dakota 'just won the geology lottery.' Oil exec estimates the Bakken reserves hold 30 to 40 billion barrels of recoverable oil
1 hour 40 min ago
A drilling rig operates in April at a Slawson Exploration well pad near Lake Sakakawea on the Fort Berthold Reservation. Drilling is now complete with hydraulic fracturing expected to begin in October. Tom Stromme / Bismarck Tribune
Oil company proposes new wells near Lake Sakakawea
2 hours 1 min ago
A Marathon Petroleum drilling rig is shown on Sept. 27, 2013 in northeastern Slope County in North Dakota. Forum News Service file photo
Stockholders approve Andeavor, Marathon merger
2 hours 56 min ago
A mockup of how the Ellendale Opera House in Ellendale, N.D., could look after a renovation of its street-level storefronts. Special to The Forum
Campaign launches to renovate historic Ellendale Opera House
11 hours 15 min ago
Tyler Stegman, general manager of Columbia Grain at Arvilla, N.D., and Larimore, N.D., says his company has leased extra storage space in Grand Forks to help deal with soybeans and dry edible beans during the trade war. Mikkel Pates / Forum News Service
Grain companies seek extra storage as trade war continues
12 hours 29 min ago
Dried corn shines in the fall sunlight near Washburn, N.D. on Wednesday, September 19, 2018. Nick Nelson / Forum News Service
'Mother Nature turned off the spigot': Too dry, too long in central ND
12 hours 56 min ago
Balancing the variables of farming and ranching
12 hours 56 min ago
Other than a Cash Wise Foods store that opened in summer 2018, there has been little activity on land  northeast of the intersection of 52nd Avenue South and Interstate 29 in Fargo. In late 2016, a local development firm had said it would build the Fargo Outlets at Timber Creek mall on the site. Helmut Schmidt / The Forum
For now, Fargo doesn't fit H&M's plans
13 hours 34 min ago
Katie Pinke being held by her late grandpa, Oscar Huso Jr., in the early 1980s. Katie Pinke / Forum News Service
Commentary: Stranded on I-94 with a load of cows
13 hours 47 min ago
Brian O'Toole, pictured here in 2016, believes that tariffs and trade war are punishing U.S. farmers rather than other economies. Nick Nelson / Forum News Service
ND farmer: 'We're only spanking ourselves' with tariffs
14 hours 5 min ago
September 23, 2018
Packages move along a conveyor belt at the Amazon.com Inc. fulfillment center in Robbinsville, New Jersey. Bloomberg photo by Bess Adler.
Commentary: Why we're choking on Amazon cardboard
September 23, 2018 - 8:30am
Repairs have finished on a railroad track near Cavalier and Walhalla, N.D., that's vital to area's agriculture sector. Courtesy of Curt Kirking
Northeast ND ag companies, city, banks pool funds to fix rail bridge
September 23, 2018 - 6:17am
Dr. Jonathan Sticca and Dr. Liz Wood are OB Fellows at Altru .  photo by Eric Hylden/Grand Forks Herald
Long-distance delivery: Lack of obstetrical services in rural areas mean women must travel to give birth
September 23, 2018 - 6:00am
September 22, 2018
The William A. Irvin passes through the opening of the Minnesota Slip into the Duluth Harbor late Friday night, Sept. 21. The ship is headed to Fraser Shipyards in Superior. Bob King / Forum News Serviceplay button
Irvin moves across Duluth harbor for first time in 30 years
September 22, 2018 - 1:13pm
Pet first-aid app offers quick access to answers
September 22, 2018 - 11:15am