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Thursday, March 31, 1938Olaus Foss of Overly was quite seriously hurt recently when he turned his car over on a sharp turn about 5 miles west of Rolette. When Mr. Foss was rushed to the Rugby Hospital, it was found that he had a compound fracture of a leg and his jaw. Fortunately a traveler saw ...

BeefTalk: Looking for $200

Traditionally, income would be seen as a positive influence and expenses a negative in beef herds.In the cow business, opportunity exists on both sides of the profit equation. Product value may be increased and product expenses decreased, so let's set a goal to increase product sales by $100 ...

Prairie Fare

I chuckled as I read a Facebook friend's comments about her ongoing relationship with a shovel this winter. She described "him" (the shovel) as "pushy and stubborn." One of her friends suggested that she "dump him."We had a blizzard in our area a couple of days before the official start of ...

Flashbacks

Thursday, Dec. 30, 1937Mrs. Dorothy Grove and family left for Beach Tuesday, December 28th, to which place she goes to take up her duties as public health nurse in Golden Valley County. Nurse Grove resigned from her position here to accept this appointment which comes as a promotion. Her many ...

Flashbacks

Thursday, Dec. 23, 1937The Sunday School of Bethel church will have their Christmas tree and program today (Thursday) at 2:30 instead of 8 as previously announced. Miss Gladys Stewart is in charge.Thursday, Dec. 20, 1962Mrs. Keena's doctor at Grand Forks said that his patient's condition is ...

BeefTalk: No need for wild cattle

Using ultrasound, we pregnancy checked the heifers last week at the Dickinson Research Extension Center ranch. The real excitement was the lack of excitement. The heifers walked into the evaluation box, stood quietly and walked out when the test was done. Kudos to management because cattle do ...

Good returns projected

Continued strong crop prices make projected returns to 2013 crop production very positive, despite a 5 to 10 percent increase in per-acre costs of production, according to Andy Swenson, North Dakota State University Extension Service farm management specialist.Profits for 2013 are expected to ...

Priorities for barley growers and industry

Accelerating research to release higher yielding, disease resistant barley varieties was a key message at a crowded pre-Prairie Grains Conference Meeting for Minnesota and North Dakota barley growers and industry partners. The invited speakers included NDSU barley pathologist Dr. Robert ...

Flashbacks

Thursday, Dec. 16, 1937The Degree of Honor Juveniles had their annual Christmas party Friday evening at the Memorial Hall with 65 children present. Miss Nettie Ellingson, past grand president of the Degree of Honor, was a special guest. The affair began with a banquet, the serving committee ...

BeefTalk: Prepare for winter meetings

Although most cows are with calf, reviewing cow herd reproduction dates isimportant. Typically, 85 percent or more of all cows should be calved within 42 days of the calving season. Calving is a memory for now, but during the many upcoming winter meetings, the number of cows calving within the ...