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Klobuchar, Franken announce more than $100 million in critical heating aid
Community helps build Oxford Street; 2017 overlay project could be delayed
Nobles SWCD begins connecting with landowners on buffers
Boo! Windom’s haunted house will spark ‘Old School Nightmares’
Minnesota already breaking voting records ahead of Nov. 8
Section 3A cross country: Luverne girls, Windom Area boys prevail
Section 2AA cross country: Koller leads WHS runners
Iowa state football: H-LP puts perfect record on the line
Scott Rall: Hi ho, hi ho, it's off to work we go
Section football: Fulda, MLA, MCC finish the job
Column: Unaffordable health care for southwest Minnesota
Editorial: Peterson in the 7th with an asterisk
Letter: School referendum represents chance to ‘pay it forward’
Editorial: Schomacker for District 22A Representative
Letter: Our schools are committed to our students and our community
Carol E. Anderson
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Community Thanksgiving dinner is Nov. 24
Disheveled Theologian: Banana bread evangelism
2016 Local Business Guide Directory
Looking Back: 2006 -- Worthington Ambulance Service wins honor
Pumpkin soup perfect start for lively (but civil) dinner party
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August 29, 2016
State Fair’s Purple Ribbon Auction gives 4-H’ers a financial boost
FALCON HEIGHTS -- Following all of the 4-H livestock shows at the Minnesota State Fair this past weekend, 28 area 4-H’ers earned a spot in...
August 29, 2016 - 9:53pm
August 28, 2016
In State Fair crop art, none top Prince
ST. PAUL -- When it comes to crop art at the Minnesota State Fair, the race wasn’t between Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump. It was between Trump and Prince. And the winner was Prince. Much like Marshmallow Peeps diorama contests, the crop art competition displayed at the Fair’s...
August 28, 2016 - 9:37pm
August 26, 2016
Poultry back home at Minnesota State Fair
FALCON HEIGHTS, Minn. -- Abby Fleming may have spoken for Minnesota's poultry industry. "It is good," she said in the middle of the Minnesota State Fair poultry exhibit. "It feels like home again." The clucking, crowing, quacking, honking and peeping heard in the barn when the fair...
August 26, 2016 - 9:36pm
August 24, 2016
Better late than never: Grant dollars target fields damaged in 2014 flooding
LUVERNE -- Soil and Water Conservation Districts in Rock, Pipestone and Jackson counties are among 15 counties across southern Minnesota to be awarded state grants to help fund conservation projects in areas hit hard by heavy rains in 2014. The Minnesota Board of Water & Soil...
August 24, 2016 - 10:14pm
S.D. beef company drops some targets in ‘pink slime’ defamation case
CHICAGO -- South Dakota meat processor Beef Products Inc has dropped more than half the defendants from a lawsuit over its allegations that TV network ABC and others defamed a meat filler critics have dubbed "pink slime." The company, known as BPI, removed ABC's news division, reporter...
August 24, 2016 - 9:58pm
August 22, 2016
AgweekTV: North Dakota sweet corn patch donated to charity every year
There's a sweet corn patch near Jamestown, North Dakota that has proven to feed a lot of people in a short amount of time. Shawna Olson takes...
August 22, 2016 - 8:22am
August 17, 2016
4-H a tradition for Cottonwood County Fair family
WINDOM -- Linda Stuckenbroker was standing in front of the arena at the Cottonwood County Fair cheering in support of her granddaughter, who...
August 17, 2016 - 9:37pm
August 16, 2016
Buffer debate continues in Minnesota farm country
REDWOOD FALLS -- Bruce Tiffany stood along a county ditch, corn well over shoulder high on each side. It was a clear summer late afternoon, with a hot breeze blowing, and Tiffany pointed to the 60 feet of grass separating the ditch from his corn field. "Every generation has to leave...
August 16, 2016 - 8:58pm
August 12, 2016
4-H’ers help their communities, communities help 4-H
WORTHINGTON -- So, that bag of dirty diapers someone tossed from their car window into a ditch south of Adrian -- a 4-H’er picked that up....
August 12, 2016 - 9:25pm
August 11, 2016
Nobles County Fair program pairs calves with kids
WORTHINGTON -- Holstein steer calves were busy chewing their cud and watching passersby inside the beef barn at the Nobles County Fair Thursday...
August 11, 2016 - 9:49pm
August 8, 2016
Trial and error: Crookston farmer embraces trend of growing organic crops
CROOKSTON, Minn. -- In the spring of 1998, farmer Robin Brekken felt discontent about raising crops conventionally. That year, he decided to...
August 8, 2016 - 4:06pm
August 5, 2016
Changes at Herlein-Boote Slough lead to questions about management, actions to close diversion channel
WORTHINGTON -- When the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources closed off a diversionary channel leading east from Herlein-Boote Slough in January 2012, the impetus was to block the potential spread of aquatic invasive species -- particularly bighead and silver carp -- from reaching...
August 5, 2016 - 9:41pm
Capitol Chattter: Farmers take closer look at self-promotion
MORGAN -- A major focus at Farmfest, the all-things-agriculture show in southwest Minnesota, was the need for farmers to sell themselves. That is not natural. Most farmers do not like to self-promote. "We need to get our message out," state Sen. Gary Dahms, R-Redwood Falls, told a...
August 5, 2016 - 9:14pm
August 3, 2016
Ag lawmakers want special session, but not all optimistic
MORGAN, Minn. -- A special Minnesota legislative session is important for agriculture, farm country lawmakers say, but many are pessimistic one will happen. Their main concern is the future of a provision in a vetoed tax bill that would reduce property taxes on farmland that now goes...
August 3, 2016 - 9:06pm
July 31, 2016
U.S. House Agriculture Committee chairman visits Minnesota
WILLMAR -- When he works on the federal 2018 Farm Bill, U.S. Rep. Mike Conaway says he will be thinking about moms on food stamps and how changes in farm policy will affect their food costs. Conaway, R-Texas, chairman of the U.S. House Agriculture Committee, visited Minnesota late...
July 31, 2016 - 9:48pm