STAFF BLOG THE FARM BLEAT Gun debate isn’t a black and white issue
Seven weeks ago, a 20-year-old man walked into an elementary school in Newtown, Conn., and killed 26 people.
Across the country we mourned their loss lives cut tragically short by a guy on a whim wit... Posted on 1/31/13 at 8:54 PM
THE VIEW FROM MY WINDOW I Philosophize about Animals
When we moved to an acreage almost 7 years ago, people often asked us if we planned on getting animals to fill the empty spaces on our land. Will you have horses? theyd ask. Chickens, perhaps? Or goat... Posted on 4/25/12 at 6:43 AM
CAPITOL CHATTER Cities could give to 4-H
Cities could donate to 4-H clubs under two bills senators tentatively passed Thursday.
Formal passage is expected in the next few days.
Sen. Kathy Saltzman, DFL-Woodbury, said she brought the proposal... Posted on 4/15/10 at 1:13 PM
OH LOOK! A SHINY THING Covering the Plane Crash and the Nobles County Fair
I was at dinner with my dad and brother last night when a plane went down at the Nobles County Airport.
The newsroom called me on my cellphone and I went out to take a picture, ending up walking from ... Posted on 8/17/09 at 8:35 AM
WORTHINGTON — Nobles County 4-H-ers enrolled in the dog project will conduct demonstrations in dog obedience and agility from 10 a.m. to noon Saturday at the Tractor Supply Co. (TSC) on Ryan’s Road in Worthington.
Group recognized for work on disc golf course SLAYTON — Residents of Slayton and the surrounding area may be enjoying their local disc golf course by this weekend, considering summer-like temperatures are finally going to arrive in southwest Minnesota.
WORTHINGTON — Jump; Tunnel; Table.
These are three commands you can hear 4-H’ers use during a demonstration of the 4-H Dog project from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday at Tractor Supply Company (TSC) in Worthington.
WORTHINGTON — With 14 members of the Graham Lake Braves 4-H Club enrolled in the poultry project, there’s bound to be some sharing of trade secrets between kids on the best way to get their birds beautiful before their debut with the judge.
LISMORE — A few days ago, as one sister pinned her bug collection for an entomology display and another put the finishing touches on a horseless horse exhibit, Alissa Sauer stacked up her stash of completed 4-H projects and made a mental note of everything she had yet to do.
WORTHINGTON — Nobles County 4-H’ers will showcase their clothing and quilting projects and performing arts presentations during a public Fashion Review and Performing Arts show at 7 p.m. today in the Fine Arts Theater at Minnesota West Community and Technical College, Worthington campus.
WORTHINGTON — As its company continues to provide interconnections to the transmission grid for wind development across southern Minnesota and Iowa, ITC Midwest is looking to also inspire young minds to take an interest in the sciences and consider careers in high-tech jobs in renewable energy.
WORTHINGTON — The 2011 edition of the Nobles County Fair may not officially start until Thursday, but for the nearly 25 members in the county 4-H program’s dog project, Monday’s Regional 4-H Dog Show ought to be considered the kick-off to Fair Week in Worthington.
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