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  • North Dakota's Agriculture Department has issued a plea for truckers to help haul donated hay hundreds of miles from other states for a hay lottery program, while an effort in the eastern U.S. started by a tractor pulling team is seeking thousands of dollars to pay for fuel. Some of the hay has been hauled to North Dakota— at a cost of $1,000 per load in fuel and tolls—...

  • An attorney for Greenpeace says a lawsuit filed against it and other environmental groups by the developer of the Dakota Access pipeline is meritless. Texas- based Energy Transfer Partners alleges that the groups' actions opposing the pipeline to move North Dakota oil to Illinois interfered with its business, facilitated crimes and acts of terrorism,...

  • BISMARCK, N.D.— The company that built the disputed Dakota Access oil pipeline filed a lawsuit against Greenpeace and other groups on Tuesday, alleging that they disseminated false and misleading information about the project and interfered with its construction. In its lawsuit, which was filed in federal court in North Dakota, Texas- based Energy Transfer...

  • BROOKINGS, S.D. _ Daktronics Inc. on Tuesday reported fiscal first-quarter earnings of $8.4 million. On a per-share basis, the Brookings, South Dakota- based company said it had net income of 19 cents. Daktronics shares have decreased 13 percent since the beginning of the year.

  • HAMBURG, Aug 22- U.S. corn prices rose on Tuesday, rebounding from a near one-year low hit on Monday, as reports of disappointing U.S. harvest yields from a widely-watched crop tour raised concern that production will not match official estimates. Chicago Board of Trade December corn was up 0.2 percent at $3.63-3/ 4 a bushel at 1014 GMT, after dropping to $3.60-3/ 4 on...

  • *Wheat firms, USDA pegs condition of spring crop higher. SYDNEY, Aug 22- U.S. corn edged higher on Tuesday, rebounding from a near two-month low in the previous session, as reports of variable yields from a widely watched crop tour raised fears that production will not match official estimates. The most active corn futures on the Chicago Board of Trade were up 0.4...

  • SYDNEY, Aug 22- U.S. corn prices inched down on Tuesday, lingering near a one-month low as the U.S. government said the condition of the latest crop had improved, easing fears of production losses from recent dry weather. *The most active corn futures on the Chicago Board of Trade were down 0.1 percent at $3.62-1/ 2 a bushel by 0115 GMT. *Scouts on an annual U.S. crop tour...

  • CHICAGO, Aug 21- U.S. grain prices fell about 1 percent on Monday, with benchmark Chicago Board of Trade December corn sinking to a nearly one-year low, on technical selling and easing concerns that dry weather would reduce harvests. "There's not many areas left in the United States that will have substantial drought impact, and there's a lack of bullish news," said...

  • CHICAGO, Aug 21- U.S. grain prices fell more than 1 percent on Monday, with benchmark Chicago Board of Trade December corn sinking to a nearly one-year low, on technical selling and easing concerns that dry weather would reduce harvests. "There's not many areas left in the United States that will have substantial drought impact, and there's a lack of bullish news,"...

  • Ranchers in North Dakota, South Dakota and Montana have been suffering through the region's worst drought in 30 years, which has withered grazing fields, causing a severe spike in the cost of hay to feed their animals. It will change how they're going to operate for the next several years in order to get through it, "Greg Lardy, head of North Dakota State University's...

  • SIOUX FALLS, S.D.— A former Esurance call center worker in South Dakota is suing the insurance company alleging discrimination and harassment because he's Jewish. The Argus Leader reports that Brandon Marshall filed the federal lawsuit Tuesday. The lawsuit says he was fired in June 2016 in part for inputting too many invalid credit card numbers.

  • The letter, from the Rail Customer Coalition sent on Monday, is the latest challenge to CSX Chief Executive Hunter Harrison's effort to ramp up productivity at the Jacksonville, Florida- based railroad and fulfill investor expectations for substantially better financial performance. Senators John Thune of South Dakota and Bill Nelson from Florida, and...

  • RPT-UNDER ARMOUR CEO KEVIN PLANK SAYS IN TWEET HE IS STEPPING DOWN FROM AMERICAN MANUFACTURING COUNCIL.

  • NEW YORK, Aug 11- A former Los Angeles investment banker imprisoned for 11 years for a stock manipulation scheme was sentenced on Friday to an additional five years for misappropriating proceeds from a bond issue by a Native American tribe. District Judge Ronnie Abrams in Manhattan, who also ordered him to forfeit more than $43 million. According to prosecutors,...

  • Aug 9- Walt Disney Co paid $177 million, in addition to insurance recoveries, to settle the closely watched "pink slime" defamation case against its ABC network by Beef Products Inc., a quarterly financial report shows. Privately-held BPI sued American Broadcasting Company in 2012 for $5.7 billion, saying it and reporter Jim Avila had defamed the company by using...

  • President Donald Trump embraced legislation to reduce immigration, Minneapolis Federal Reserve Bank President Neel Kashkari urged residents of South Dakota to embrace newcomers instead. "Just going to math, if a big source of economic growth is population growth, and your population growth slows, either because you restrict immigration or because you have...

  • SIOUX FALLS, South Dakota- Federal Reserve Bank of Minneapolis President Neel Kashkari participates in a moderated question-and-answer session at a Sioux Falls Rotary Club event 1725 GMT. NEW YORK- Federal Reserve Bank of New York President William Dudley participates in an economic briefing on employment trends and wage inequality in the Second District,...

  • SIOUX FALLS, South Dakota- Federal Reserve Bank of Minneapolis President Neel Kashkari participates in a moderated question-and-answer session at a Sioux Falls Rotary Club event 1725 GMT. NEW YORK- Federal Reserve Bank of New York President William Dudley participates in an economic briefing on employment trends and wage inequality in the Second District,...

  • SIOUX FALLS, South Dakota- Federal Reserve Bank of Minneapolis President Neel Kashkari participates in a moderated question-and-answer session at a Sioux Falls Rotary Club event 1725 GMT. NEW YORK- Federal Reserve Bank of New York President William Dudley participates in an economic briefing on employment trends and wage inequality in the Second District,...

  • SIOUX FALLS, South Dakota- Federal Reserve Bank of Minneapolis President Neel Kashkari participates in a moderated question-and-answer session at a Sioux Falls Rotary Club event 1725 GMT. NEW YORK- Federal Reserve Bank of New York President William Dudley participates in an economic briefing on employment trends and wage inequality in the Second District,...