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FARGO — A ballot measure seeking to legalize medical marijuana in North Dakota cruised to an easy victory on Tuesday night. In complete but unofficial results, 64 percent of voters...
MOORHEAD — The proposed expansion of a hog farm in rural Hawley received a greenlight from the Clay County Planning Commission at a meeting Tuesday, Aug. 16. About two dozen residents attended the meeting, but none of them spoke in opposition to the expansion. The planning commission voted 8-0 to approve an amendment to Baer Hogs' existing conditional-use permit, allowing for the construction of a new 102-foot-by-212-foot barn that would triple the number of animals at the site.
FARGO – Groups petitioning for an environmental review of a local potato grower's expansion into the pinelands of north-central Minnesota say they're willing to negotiate with the grower and state officials. The Land Stewardship Project, Pesticide Action Network and Toxic Taters said in a news release Monday that they've given the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources 30 more days to respond to their petition.