| May 24, 2013
| 1:05 AM
MADISON, Wis. - On May 7, the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) awarded $19.5 million to support research, education and Extension activities associated with climate solutions in agriculture aimed at the impacts of climate variability and change on...
| May 24, 2013
| 2:59 PM
SOUTH BEND — Memorial Day is the unofficial start to summer, a season with typically higher gas prices.
It’s also a heavy travel weekend. And this Memorial Day weekend, about nine out of ten holiday travelers will take to the nation’...
| Feb 8, 2013
| 1:05 AM
The North Dakota State University Department of Agribusiness and Applied Economics is part of a grant to develop enhanced energy sugar beets that are optimized for biofuel production. The grant is funded by the U.S. Department of Energy's Advanced...
| Feb 9, 2013
| 5:00 AM
The Tesla Model S may be a silent car, but other automakers will no doubt hear it coming.
In its first crack at a premium sedan, the Silicon Valley electric-car maker has matched or beaten the likes of the Audi A7 or Mercedes-Benz CLS — products...
| Feb 10, 2013
| 6:07 PM
Teams from Aberdeen Central High School and Northwestern Area High School will head to Huron Saturday for a regional competition organized by the U.S. Department of Energy Office of Science.
The National Science Bowl is a competition that promotes...
| Feb 18, 2013
| 5:19 PM
Employees at General Motors' plant in White Marsh have an unusual workplace benefit. Anyone who drives an electric car can plug it in to charge while they work.
At the plant, which produces transmissions and electric motors, workers can park their...
| Jan 29, 2013
| 9:39 PM
Funeral service for Sheldon Lee Vilhauer, 27, Carson, Calif., and formerly of Hosmer, will be 2 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 2, 2013, at Spitzer-Miller Funeral Home, 1111 S. Main St., Aberdeen. The Rev. Scott Drexel will officiate. Burial will be in Riverside...
| Feb 7, 2013
| 10:05 AM
The architect Cheryl Mohr craves natural light so much that even when the sun is bouncing off the nearby South River and streaming through the 22-foot-tall wall of windows that surrounds her living room, Mohr can't bring herself to lower the blinds....
| Feb 5, 2013
| 7:53 PM
SOUTH BEND -- The New Energy Corp. ethanol plant cost more than $180 million to build in the early 1980s.
But when it was sold at auction last week as part of the company's Chapter 11 bankruptcy proceedings, the winning bid came in at just $2.5 million....
| May 21, 2013
| 6:14 PM
Since the massive rollout of roughly 120,000 digital utility meters that began in 2010, Glendale Water & Power officials now have just 53 of them to tweak, down from 919 in September of last year.
The drop comes about five months after the utility began...
| May 12, 2013
| 9:30 AM
In a recent letter to the editor ("Fracking is not the answer for U.S. economy," May 7), David Wagenheim relies on outdated and previously debunked talking points in an attempt to convince readers that hydraulic fracturing harms groundwater,...