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Buss Field work continuing on schedule
‘If the Shoe Fits’ set to take the stage
Minnesota West to welcome Peruvian artist
Childbirth classes set at SWMC
Paranormal Weekend set for Oct. 14-15
Prep football: Marshall's Lee, Andries blister Trojans
College football: Bluejays hope to slow down Fergus Falls' top-ranked passing attack
Soccer: WHS boys shut out Jordan, girls shut out by Jordan
Area prep volleyball roundup
Girls tennis: Trojans tennis tops MACCRAY
Column: Prairie Elementary engaging in bullying prevention
Column: Trump -- too much of a wacko bird to be an albatross
Letter: Crossing at middle school must be made safer
Letter: “It’s time for Trump”? Not so much
Column: Sniffles and The Cyber go to town
Bernard "Bernie" Van Aartsen
Charlotte "Char" Boyer Baldridge
Nellie Lois Bruns
Centennial celebration: Fulda’s Edeth Jenkins marking 100th birthday on Sunday
Column: Wholesale grocer was major industry in good time gone by
Art exhibit opening is Sunday
Looking Back: 1966 -- Luverne man awarded bronze star for ‘heroic achievement’
Truesdell is new pastor at American Reformed Church
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Rehborg 50th annivwrsary
Benson 55th anniversary
Bakker 50th anniversary
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Review and comment on the school construction proposal
Notice of informal probate Carl Edward Smid
Data: Sept. 29, 2016
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
Farm leaders: Federal water rules are game changers
MORGAN, Minn. -- Scott VanderWal came across the South Dakota border to southwest Minnesota's Farmfest to scare farmers. The American Farm Bureau vice president wasted no time doing that as keynote speaker Wednesday before a panel launched into a water issues discussion. "Right this...
August 3, 2016 - 9:04pm
August 1, 2016
AgweekTV: Tractor love
Tractor runs are gaining in popularity recently and for many it's a chance to enjoy a common interest and meet new friends, but also a way to...
August 1, 2016 - 6:00am
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
July 29, 2016
Gravenhofs are Nobles County’s Farm Family of the Year
WORTHINGTON -- From producing corn and soybeans to finishing hogs and raising cattle, farming has been a way of life for the Gravenhof family...
July 29, 2016 - 9:29pm
July 28, 2016
Baustian siblings take part in 4-H Swine Show at Rock County Fair
LUVERNE -- The Rock County fit the Baustian family to a “T’ on Thursday morning. Tanner, Trey, Trista and Tacey Baustian -- the children...
July 28, 2016 - 9:23pm
July 27, 2016
Jackson County Fair’s poultry barn is music to the ears of 4-H’ers
JACKSON -- A familiar sound returned to the Jackson County Fair this week -- and will be heard once again at fairs all across Minnesota. It’s...
July 27, 2016 - 12:18pm
July 25, 2016
AgweekTV: Growers say wheat will help meet rising world food demand
World food consumption is projected to rise by seventy percent in the next thirty years, and wheat will be a key ingredient. That was one of...
July 25, 2016 - 6:00am
July 22, 2016
MPCA seeks public comment on proposed hog feedlot in Nobles County
MARSHALL — Dallas Bullerman is proposing to build a new hog production facility in Section 11 of Olney Township, east of Adrian in Nobles County. Two new total confinement barns will house a total of up to 4,800 finishing hogs.As required by state rules, the Minnesota Pollution...
July 22, 2016 - 9:05pm
July 20, 2016
Letter: Legislator congratulates area farm family of the year recipients
Three area recipients were named Minnesota's 'Farm Families of the Year' by the University of Minnesota recently, and I’m pleased with their recognition. These are folks who have dedicated their lives to agriculture and helping maintain and strengthen our food supply. I congratulate...
July 20, 2016 - 9:24pm
July 19, 2016
Wheat harvest up, but prices down
STICKNEY, S.D. — Winter wheat yields have been good for Joel Wieczorek, a farmer in the Stickney area. Still, he’s just hoping to break even because of the low market price. Wieczorek has harvested the majority of his 370-acre winter wheat crop at around 70 or 80 bushels per...
July 19, 2016 - 9:25pm
Column: SNAP Employment and Training hones participant job skills
By Kevin Concannon, U.S. Department of Agriculture WASHINGTON -- Today’s job market demands a higher level of skills than ever before, which is why the U.S. Department of Agriculture is committed to helping Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) participants gain skills...
July 19, 2016 - 9:08pm
July 15, 2016
Column: Farmers are taking leadership role on water quality issue
By Noah Hultgren, Minnesota Corn Growers Association RAYMOND -- A statewide editorial that appeared in ECM publications the week of June 24 called on agriculture to take the lead on managing pollutants. As farmers, we’re always working to improve how we grow food, feed, fiber...
July 15, 2016 - 9:19pm