Oil Patch Dispatch with Forum Communications' Amy Dalrymple
WILLISTON, N.D. Ahmed Osman recently worked 16-hour days hauling water and sand used to frack oil and gas wells in western North Dakota.
But Osman now sees mostly eight-hour days as companies in the Bakken respond to low oil prices by cutting operations.
Its very slow, said Osman, a truck driver who moved from Fargo to Williston last year.
Osman, afraid he may get laid off, was among many wor...
February 01, 2015 - 12:33am
TONIGHT'S VIEWING: Midco Sports Network, FCS Central, DirecTV 608-1, DISH 454. Lineup notes: Same personnel as last night for UND, only some minor changes on the D-pairings. Lone change for Omaha is O'Rourke for Youso. Full lines and live chat are below.
UND 1, Omaha 0 -- Mark MacMillan (Michael Parks, Paul LaDue) :37. UND scores on a beautiful transition play to start the game. ...
January 31, 2015 - 6:25pm
Ag Right with Agweek reporter Jonathan Knutson
Sheep fly under the radar, both nationally and in the Upper Midwest. Their numbers have been declining for years, and their wool and meat aren't as popular as they once were.
But there's good reason for optimism in the sheep industry. I looked at the industry's upbeat mood in an Agweek cover story earlier this winter. You can read the story here: www.agweek.com/event/article/id/24519/.
January 30, 2015 - 3:12pm
Bison Media Blog
Dave Richman had his doubters, but players and former Bison coach Saul Phillips were in his corner. That experience and support are paying off, Kevin Schnepf writes.
Richman's team, meanwhile, needed a rally and overtime to trip Denver at Scheels Arena. The win keeps the Bison right on the heels of South Dakota State in the Summit. WDAY highlights
Former Bison linebacker Grant Olson is joinin...
January 30, 2015 - 11:20am
A lot of national and world news has affected ag this week.
China approved Syngentas Viptera GMO corn variety, known as MIR 162. Thats great news for farmers. China had been turning away corn shipments from the U.S., out of concerns the shipments were commingled with unapproved Viptera, which limited export opportunities and decreased revenues.
China is a crucial market for our corn crop. Or ...
December 18, 2014 - 10:10pm
Goethe's sports blog
There it was. Just a few dozen yards in front of me. A deer skipping through the woods, its big white tail flopping as it leaped over a fallen branch.
Unfortunately, this scene played out on a walking path in Thief River Falls, Minn., on Sunday and not on hunting land. And as it turned out, that doe within city limits was the only deer I have seen to this point while taking p...
November 10, 2014 - 2:51pm
Forum Communications Company
GRAND FORKS, N.D. Emmy Award winning Terry Dullum is set to retire after working at WDAZ Television for the past 39 years. He is best known for his work covering the Flood of 1997, for launching the 5pm newscast and for his fun and offbeat series, The Dullum File.
Terry Dullum will be greatly missed. Hes had a huge impact on our station and our community. We wish him only the very best. At ...
September 30, 2014 - 9:03am