Congress has less than a month left to pass a farm bill before the consequences would hit producers and consumers. North Dakota politicians say there's only one more chance to get a bill passed before the calendar flips to 2014.
The snow has finally ended in the lake region, but the weather is still anything but pleasant. Residents cleared the snow Thursday all the while dealing with sub-zero temps and strong winds.
The first major snowfall of the season has hit the Lake Region hard, cancelling schools and making travel treacherous. The impact is being felt on local roads and on local lakes where the snow could delay the start of ice fishing season.
It's an exciting sight for anglers in the lake region, Devils Lake finally covered in ice. But fishing experts warn that ice season isn't heating up yet just because the water has cooled. Devils Lake is almost completely frozen, thanks to a cold snap this weekend, but the ice is still way too thin to head out on to just yet.
The Office of Justice Services, part of the Bureau of Indian Affairs, is sending seven new law enforcement agents to the Spirit Lake Reservation.
People in rural Ramsey County without transportation will soon have a new, reliable way to get to Devils Lake. Devils Lake Transit is expanding beyond the city limits.
The kindness and generosity of Lake Region residents will be felt around the world this holiday season. Bethel Evangelical Church in Devils Lake collected more than 500 shoe boxes filled with donated items for "Operation Christmas Child."
The North Dakota State Water Commission is changing how much money it contributes to water projects, including flood prevention efforts in the Lake Region. The commission and local water officials say the changes will largely benefit the area.
Tribal members on the Spirit Lake Nation got to speak their mind Wednesday about the tribe's embattled social services program. Several children have died on the reservation in the last few years.
The troubling trend of children in danger on the Spirit Lake Nation has brought officials from around the region to meet in Fort Totten this week to tackle the issue together.