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Crow Wing Power members bring solar project to life
Ceremony is Wednesday to remember 75th anniversary of Pearl Harbor
Compassionate Friends to host candle lighting Sunday
Dakota Access ‘fully committed’ to completing pipeline using current route
Beds for better lives
Wolter: Riding the insane NFL roller-coaster
Luverne hockey tops Orono, S-O wrestlers take Okoboji Invite
Boys hockey: LSHSPTCUC score one for each letter in win over Trojans
Minnesota West basketball: Men pick up first win, women keep rolling
WHS basketball: Girls, boys sweep Windom Area on road
Column: Stepping out in faith
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Column: The post-truth era of politics
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Geneva J. Strolz
Homemade granola easier, more affordable than you think
PieLogNog: A holiday mashup of chocolate, salted caramel, eggnog and pecan pie
Change maker: Kevin Donovan pushes Worthington, and himself, to succeed
Our region was major supplier of early engines for Humvees
Disheveled Thelogian: A feast, a robbery and a reason to give thanks
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Carter 65th anniversary
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January 30, 2014
Bugged Out: Red Rock Central grad earns National FFA Proficiency for work with insects
LAMBERTON — When Skyler Vold was a young child, he would run around with a net and jars, trying to catch bugs for his 4-H project. So when...
January 30, 2014 - 1:08pm
As Minnesota FFA President, Fulda's Pagel enjoys busy year
FULDA — All freshmen have to adjust to college life, learning to juggle their studies, other obligations and social life. For Mallory Pagel...
January 30, 2014 - 11:31am
January 29, 2014
COOL divides beef producers
FARGO, N.D. — While most farmers and ranchers celebrated when the U.S. House passed a farm bill Wednesday, some area beef producers who...
January 29, 2014 - 10:20pm
January 27, 2014
Farm bill appears near
WASHINGTON — Congressional negotiators agreed to a farm bill on Monday that they think finally will pass the House and Senate. It is a compromise package that pleases neither side, with food stamp cuts and farm subsidies continuing. “Compromise is rare in Washington these...
January 27, 2014 - 10:00pm
January 26, 2014
Bone-chilling weather brings warmth concerns for animals
WORTHINGTON — At Christy Enterprises dairy farm south of Worthington this winter, the black and white Holstein calves are sporting a little...
January 26, 2014 - 10:04pm
January 23, 2014
Luverne's Feikema named state's Cattleman of the Year
LUVERNE — Chuck Feikema, former president of the Minnesota State Cattlemen’s Association, was recently honored by that organization as the...
January 23, 2014 - 10:31pm
January 21, 2014
Propane costs rise as suppliers scramble to meet residential demand
MOORHEAD — As the price of propane climbs to all-time highs this winter, suppliers in the Midwest and elsewhere are scrambling to meet...
January 21, 2014 - 10:09pm
Column: Farm bill is no place for poison pills
By SUSAN HARLEY, Public Citizen WASHINGTON — Congress must approve a farm bill. Our nation’s farmers and millions of food-stamp recipients, as well as American consumers, are depending on the leadership of U.S. Sen. Debbie Stabenow of Michigan to make that happen. As chair...
January 21, 2014 - 11:52am
January 3, 2014
Envisioning the future of ag drainage
Editor’s Note: This is the second installment in a series on agricultural drainage in Nobles County and its benefits and costs to landowners and the environment. WORTHINGTON — If every single section of land was pattern-tiled at 50-foot intervals to drain water away, more than...
January 3, 2014 - 10:14pm
January 2, 2014
Minnesota faith leaders oppose cuts to nutrition assistance
WILLMAR — More than 150 Minnesota clergy and religious leaders are urging U.S. Sen. Amy Klobuchar to oppose cuts to the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program — formerly known as food stamps — in the farm bill being negotiated in Congress. The faith leaders say Klobuchar’s...
January 2, 2014 - 9:47pm
January 1, 2014
Ag drainage network shows age
Editor’s Note: This is the first installment in a series on agricultural drainage in Nobles County and its benefits and costs to landowners...
January 1, 2014 - 10:03pm
December 30, 2013
AGCO signs Round Lake lease
ROUND LAKE — After finalizing a three-year lease agreement with Ferrara Candy Co., AGCO Jackson Operations and its logistics company,...
December 30, 2013 - 9:49pm
Farmers say they remain busy in winter
LEMARS, Iowa (AP) — While Plymouth County farms may look empty and still without crops growing in the fields, farmers say their winter schedules are bustling with activity. Dan Albert said he hears people joke about the meaning of the label “four-by-four,” which is often printed...
December 30, 2013 - 9:42pm
December 13, 2013
Column: Farmers, Americans need to punch back against big oil
By RYAN BUCK, Minnesota Corn Growers Association GOODHUE — It’s time for farmers, rural Minnesotans and everyone who drives a car to fight back. Big Oil companies have been punching us in the mouth for too long, and if we don’t punch back, the knockout blow will be coming...
December 13, 2013 - 9:17pm
December 10, 2013
Column: RFS comment period a chance for Iowans to be heard
By BILL NORTHEY, Iowa Secretary of Agriculture DES MOINES, Iowa — The Obama administration’s recent proposal to significantly reduce the amount of clean-burning renewable fuels that must be included in the fuel supply in 2014 is a shocking capitulation to Big Oil that threatens...
December 10, 2013 - 10:38am