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Live stream: Jacob Wetterling funeral service at 10 a.m. today
Event will celebrate Crippen’s book about railroad depot
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Gov. Dayton: Special session is dead. Again.
Currie State Bank, First State Bank of Okabena announce merger agreement
Prep football: Adrian hands MCC first loss
Prep football: Sibley-Ocheyedan swarms over Unity
Prep football: Trojans move to 3-1 with victory over Tri-City United
Prep soccer: WHS boys win 4-2; girls lose a tough one
College football: Bluejays to rely on defense against Dakota College
Column: District 518 offers PASS classes to connect with, inform families
Column: Cut out this column if you like cutting the grass
Column: Vote for Trump helps undo climate change progress
Column: Trump's new hotel offers everything he claims to hate
Letter: ‘Feelings and emotion’ as a birthday nears
Kathryn A. Reller Wilson
Bosmas add barn quilt to their northwest Iowa property
Column: Shaking Up the Sanctuary
Looking Back: 1991 -- Perkins family receives conservation honor
Column: Robert Kennedy’s visit to city brought unprecedented excitement
School of Prayer event is Oct. 7-8
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Bakker 50th anniversary
De Berg 80th birthday
Gerber 95th birthday
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Notice of Public Hearing
School Board Minutes for August
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March 21, 2014
Nesseth inducted into Minnesota Livestock Breeders Hall of Fame
LAKEFIELD — Longtime 4-H and FFA volunteer livestock judging coach Jim Nesseth was inducted into the Minnesota Livestock Breeders Hall...
March 21, 2014 - 9:55pm
March 11, 2014
Cover Crops workshop draws crowd
WORTHINGTON — If one added up all of the living animals, insects and people on Earth and weighed it against all of the living microorganisms...
March 11, 2014 - 8:59pm
March 7, 2014
A tough winter: Climatologist speaks at Farmer Spring Break Conference
WORTHINGTON — If anyone needed confirmation that the winter of 2013-2014 would go down in history as one of the worst winters in a long time, Iowa State University Extension Climatologist Elwynn Taylor provided it. Taylor, a keynote speaker at the Farmer Spring Break Conference...
March 7, 2014 - 9:59pm
March 3, 2014
Letter: Biofuel concerns aren't justified
By Robert Moffitt, St. Paul A recent article about how Bemidji’s school buses perform during this winter’s harsh weather raised some concerns about biodiesel, and the state’s plans to increase the required biodiesel blend from the current 5-percent blend (B5) to 10 percent...
March 3, 2014 - 4:39pm
February 26, 2014
Workshop to draw more interest in cover crops
WORTHINGTON — Farmers who incorporate cover crops into their corn-soybean rotation are seeing better water infiltration in the soil, increased...
February 26, 2014 - 9:48pm
February 24, 2014
Don't mess with the Renewable Fuel Standard
By Minnesota Gov. Mark Dayton and Iowa Gov. Terry Branstad We are governors from neighboring states and different political parties. We don’t agree on everything, but we stand united in our belief that our nation needs a robust Renewable Fuel Standard (RFS) and together in our...
February 24, 2014 - 5:43pm
February 21, 2014
Farmer Spring Break Conference approaches
WORTHINGTON — Lower crop prices and higher costs for inputs such as seed, fertilizer and chemicals may have farmers calculating their risks for the 2014 planting season. And if that isn’t worrisome enough, there’s always the weather. A farm management analyst and an Iowa State...
February 21, 2014 - 9:49pm
February 17, 2014
Column: Ag research plays key role in growing Iowa's economy
By DAVID JOHNSON, Iowa State Senator DES MOINES, Iowa — With a key deadline looming that will spell life or death for hundreds of bills, state lawmakers have been rushing from meeting to meeting this week in this annual rush to judgment. Friday is the first “funnel,”...
February 17, 2014 - 7:03pm
February 14, 2014
Agriculture tax relief among many rural priorities for Legislature
ST. PAUL — Rural Minnesotans’ ears will be burning when state legislators return to the Capitol Feb. 25 for their 2014 session. House Speaker Paul Thissen, D-Minneapolis, promises a variety of greater Minnesota issues will be debated, especially a provision to lower ever-increasing...
February 14, 2014 - 9:54pm
Column: District 518 marking National FFA week
By LAURA SCHUCK, For District 518 WORTHINGTON — FFA Week, Feb. 16-22, is a time to celebrate FFA activities and community support. FFA makes a positive difference in the lives of students by developing their potential for premier leadership, personal growth and career success...
February 14, 2014 - 8:11pm
February 12, 2014
Column: Long-overdue farm bill cuts our nation's deficit by $24 billion
By RYAN BUCK, Minnesota Corn Growers Association GOODHUE — It took more than three years, numerous partisan speed bumps were hit along the way and the legislation isn’t perfect, but we finally have a farm bill that provides farm families with the certainty they need while also...
February 12, 2014 - 8:28pm
February 11, 2014
Column: Land Stewardship Project says farm bill not 'good farm policy'
By PAUL SOBOCINSKI, Land Stewardship Project MINNEAPOLIS — The U.S. Senate voted this week 68-32 to pass the long-delayed 2014 Farm Bill. The vote followed action last week in the U.S. House, where the bill passed 251-166. President Barack Obama has pledged support for the bill...
February 11, 2014 - 7:49pm
February 3, 2014
Farm bill draws mixed reviews
By Mikkel Pates and Jerry Hagstrom, Forum News Service FARGO, N.D. — The conference committee farm bill offers long-term certainty, but garnered mixed reactions from producers and agriculture industry officials in the Upper Midwest, some of whom lost on key points. The House...
February 3, 2014 - 9:51pm
January 31, 2014
After finishing farm bill, Peterson pondering new term
ST. PAUL — Being a vital cog in passing a major U.S. House bill generally is an exhilarating experience. But for U.S. Rep. Collin Peterson,...
January 31, 2014 - 9:55pm
January 30, 2014
Licensing rules change for commercial ag waste technicians
SLAYTON — Livestock producers and commercial animal waste technicians are invited to a Commercial Animal Waste Technician certification workshop March 12, at the Pizza Ranch in Slayton. The event, which will cover new licensing rules that took effect Jan. 1, begins with registration...
January 30, 2014 - 1:22pm