THIS WOMAN WRITES Sailboat Thoughts for Father's Day
Happy Father's Day -- make it more than a day.
Maybe you own a sailboat, and maybe you don't.
But the beauty of the human imagination -- and fine art -- is that we are free in our minds to sail wher... Posted on 6/17/15 at 12:44 PM
RURAL REFLECTIONS A Viking Original
Leroy Gustafson is a Viking, Minnesota native-born and raised. I know Leroy through my dad as they are friends. Leroy experienced a lot of Vikings history so I recently stopped by his home for some ho... Posted on 2/7/15 at 11:16 AM
PRAIRIE BUSINESS May issue Editor's Note: Road Trip
Workforce issues once again grace the cover of our magazine. This month, we explore the trucking industry and efforts firms are making to attract and retain the drivers they need to keep all of our go... Posted on 4/28/14 at 11:09 AM
EVERYDAY GOURMET Snow day/Spa day!
So my plan for the day changed slightly when school was cancelled, but we are making the most of it...the boys are playing policemen and hockey while I am playing mini spa day! I know that this is not... Posted on 1/22/14 at 2:49 PM
STAFF BLOG AG RIGHT Actions and consequences
I've written several stories about how the proposed Food and Drug Administration ban on artificial trans fat in the U.S. food supply could affect Upper Midwest agriculture. One of the stories, an inte... Posted on 11/22/13 at 11:03 AM
U.S. oil drilling this week increased for the first time after 29 weeks of declines, data showed on Thursday, the strongest sign yet that higher crude prices are coaxing producers back to the well pad.
LONDON - Oil prices edged higher on Thursday as the U.S. dollar slipped following weaker-than-expected U.S. non-farm payrolls data.
Poll indications that Greek citizens were expected to back a cash-for-reforms deal in a referendum on Sunday added to the bullish momentum, traders said.
CALGARY, Alberta - TransCanada Corp said on Tuesday that tightening climate-change rules from the governments of Canada and the province of Alberta help justify the construction of the controversial Keystone XL pipeline project.
CALGARY, Alberta - Oil-rich Alberta will raise the cost of greenhouse-gas emissions for large industrial plants and boost targets for emission cuts as its new government took action on Thursday to strengthen the Canadian province's environmental reputation.
SINGAPORE - U.S. crude futures slipped towards $60 a barrel in early Asian trade on Thursday after a larger than expected draw in U.S. crude stocks was offset by a higher than forecast jump in refined product inventories.
SEOUL - Oil prices slipped on Thursday after U.S. government data showed that gasoline stocks and distillate inventories rose last week, although falls were checked by continuing Middle East geopolitical tensions.
WEATHERFORD, Texas - Oil field work was coming in fast when GoFrac doubled its workforce and equipment fleet at the beginning of last year, just one of hundreds of small oil service companies thriving on the revival of U.S. drilling.
LONDON - Oil prices fell on Monday as the Greek debt crisis boosted the dollar, making fuel more expensive to holders of other currencies, and as UN talks offered a chance for peace in Yemen where crude exporter Saudi Arabia is involved in a civil war.
NEW YORK - Oil traders are rushing to import ethanol from Brazil for the first time this year after U.S. regulators moved to increase use of advanced biofuel, opening a wide spread in the niche biofuel credits market.
WILLISTON, N.D. – North Dakota oil production decreased 1.8 percent in April to nearly 1.2 million barrels a day, preliminary figures released Friday show.
Natural gas production increased 1.4 percent in April to an average of 1.5 billion cubic feet per day, according to the Department of Mineral Resources.
NEW YORK - Oil companies ultimately recover their costs of complying with the U.S. biofuels program, according to an Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) analysis that marks the regulator's clearest challenge yet to a key criticism of the policy.
LONDON - Oil prices continued to decline on Thursday due to a stronger dollar and a gloomy economic forecast by the World Bank, while a bullish International Energy Agency report on global demand failed to dispel concerns over a supply glut.
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