Dan Gunderson Feature Archive

A University of North Dakota scientist says an antibody to protect poultry from avian influenza could be on the market within a year. (12/31/2012)
A Minnesota farmer is being investigated in connection with the destruction of a small pioneer cemetery that stood for more than 100 years in his field. The state archaeologist says the case highlights a growing concern. (12/28/2012)
Red River Valley farmer Wallie Hardie is part of a management company investing in a farm operation in Mozambique, hoping that Africa will be a big player in future world food production. (12/27/2012)
The U.S. Department of the Interior plans to spend $1.9 billion to clean up decades of mismanagement of Indian land. (12/19/2012)
Twin Cities union members are delivering truckloads of food and gifts this week for the families of locked-out American Crystal Sugar workers. (12/18/2012)
A missile complex in North Dakota, built in the 1970s to shoot down incoming nuclear missiles, was mothballed shortly it opened. Late Friday, the government sold the property for $530,000 to an unknown buyer. (12/15/2012)
New information about poverty from the U.S. Census Bureau shows the economic recovery in Minnesota might be ahead of the rest of the nation. While poverty rates in the state have increased significantly since 2007, the most recent Minnesota data show poverty rates have leveled off. (12/13/2012)
Despite a lockout that's lasted 16 months, American Crystal Sugar officials say the company is on track for record sugar production. The lockout's effect on business is "diminishing rapidly," company President David Berg said. (12/06/2012)
As Minnesota lawmakers wrestle to close a budget deficit of $1.1 billion, North Dakota Gov. Jack Dalrymple wants to increase state spending by 18 percent over the next two years. (12/05/2012)
The University of North Dakota in Grand Forks is setting up a program to train foreign students to fly unmanned aircraft. (12/02/2012)
Locked-out union workers at American Crystal Sugar have again rejected the company's contract offer. (12/02/2012)
Locked out union workers at American Crystal Sugar will vote Saturday on a contract proposal they have already rejected three times. (11/30/2012)
Fargo-Moorhead churches are taking the initiative to help shelter a growing number of homeless people in the community. (11/29/2012)
The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources says a second round of testing indicates migrating pelicans picked up oil spill contaminants in the Gulf of Mexico. (11/28/2012)
The price for your holiday turkey is a few cents a pound more this year than it was last year. But livestock producers say the modest increases at the grocery story don't reflect the rapidly rising cost of raising that turkey. (11/21/2012)