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Klobuchar says troubled health care bill shows need for bipartisan work
Federal Reserve president answers economy questions in Grand Forks
Willmar man gets prison term for kidnapping estranged wife
Region's school districts, high school leagues have guidelines in place for playing of anthem
Home energy program is Thursday in Worthington
TIMBERWOLVES: Athletic Jefferson catches Thibodeau's eye
Prep volleyball: Luverne takes three straight from Fulda
Gophers RBs Smith, Brooks expected to return vs. Maryland
MEN'S HOCKEY: Minnesota State Mankato picked to win WCHA, Bemidji State second
Gopher mascot runs over 7th grade Eagan football players at Vikings halftime
BROST: Add bean dips to your football fare
PARENTING PERSPECTIVES: Our reporter is embedded deep in the War on Bedtime. Here's the latest from the front lines.
AstroBob: Wildfire smoke smudges our starry skies
Flashy fall foliage: Spice up landscaping with brilliant colors
Conserving estate money no excuse for risking elder's health
Bill "Jockpot" Top
Delores "Dee" Hansen
Burdell Francis Bents
Herman E. Conrad
Gary R. Elness
Disheveled Theologian: Horror show!
Column: That would have been one great summer season
Looking Back: 1992 -- Wellstone was speaker at King Turkey Day
KTD speaker: Start noticing people
Disheveled Theologian: Evening reminiscences
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Baby Shower: Carson Werner
Bruns 50th anniversary
Jensen 85th birthday
Hohensee 50th anniversary
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Special School Board Meeting
Regular School Board Meeting Minutes August 2017
Notice of public hearing
September 4, 2017
Diamond W Feeds in Medina back up and running after fire
MEDINA, N.D. — Around 8:30 a.m. on Aug. 29, a semi pulled into Diamond W Feeds and started unloading. "That's some of our first product,"...
September 4, 2017 - 8:25am
August 13, 2017
MN: Sweet spot in Corn Belt on crop conditions
MORGAN, Minn. — Crop ratings for corn and soybeans nationally have been running well below last year for much of the growing season and...
August 13, 2017 - 4:50pm
July 24, 2017
Plaintiff lawyer cheered in Syngenta-corn case
FARGO — An early victory in cases against Syngenta is only one step in what could be another year or two lawsuits and appeals. Some U.S....
July 24, 2017 - 10:29am
May 16, 2017
Upper Midwest farmers make rapid planting progress
It's often said that modern equipment allows farmers to make rapid planting or harvest progress when the weather cooperates. What happened the week of May 7 confirms that. In the week ending May 14, North Dakota, South Dakota, Minnesota and Montana farmers made huge strides in getting...
May 16, 2017 - 6:54pm
May 10, 2017
Farmers out in force as temperatures increase
WILLMAR, Minn. — After a cool, wet spring kept most farm implements inside the machine shed in April, farmers are out in force this week...
May 10, 2017 - 6:11pm
May 8, 2017
Sunny, dry days urge farmers into fields
WORTHINGTON — After seeing snow covering their farm fields just one week ago, area farmers are now out in full force getting this year’s...
May 8, 2017 - 9:15pm
April 21, 2017
Farmers promote sustainability during Earth Day
SIOUX FALLS, S.D. — In agriculture, every day is Earth Day. The official observation of Earth Day is Saturday, April 22, which gives farmers...
April 21, 2017 - 8:06am
April 5, 2017
Destructive weed threatens U.S. corn fields
WINTERSET, IOWA - A U.S. government program designed to convert farmland to wildlife habitat has triggered the spread of a fast-growing weed...
April 5, 2017 - 4:08pm
February 15, 2017
Noem seeks crop insurance revisions for next Farm Bill
WASHINGTON — U.S. Rep. Kristi Noem is hoping to see the next iteration of the Farm Bill get kicked over to the Senate well in advance of...
February 15, 2017 - 6:10pm
November 24, 2016
Klobuchar on Obama’s renewable fuel requirement: 'We couldn't have better Thanksgiving news'
WASHINGTON -- Many American farmers are thankful today for an Obama administration decision to boost the amount of renewable fuels, such as made from corn and soybeans, in the country's gasoline and diesel supply. The Wednesday, Nov. 23 announcement was a turnaround for the Environmental...
November 24, 2016 - 8:38pm
July 20, 2016
It's not just the heat -- crops increase humidity
ST. PAUL -- It's not the heat, it's the corn. Well, it's the humidity, but that is increased by corn and other crops. Americans throughout the central part of the country cannot put all the blame on corn for muggy conditions they are experiencing this week, but crops "add an additional...
July 20, 2016 - 9:25pm
May 9, 2016
Rains hamper planting: Southwest Minnesota, northwest Iowa lag behind their state
WORTHINGTON — Area farmers grew accustomed to praying for timely rains during the past several years. Now, they’re praying for sunshine and...
May 9, 2016 - 9:06pm
April 11, 2016
Vulnerable crops: In Iowa corn fields, Chinese national’s seed theft exposes vulnerability
ARLINGTON, Iowa — Tim Burrack, a northern Iowa farmer in his 44th growing season, has taken to keeping a wary eye out for unfamiliar vehicles...
April 11, 2016 - 3:43pm
February 2, 2016
Cruz’s Iowa victory could show Big Corn’s waning influence
NEW YORK — U.S. Republican presidential candidate Ted Cruz’s victory Monday in corn-rich Iowa could represent a major blow to the country’s...
February 2, 2016 - 7:10pm
January 20, 2016
Ackermanns receive national award for nutrient management
LAKEFIELD — Jerry and Nancy Ackermann have farmed a little differently than some of their neighbors for years now. While they may get a few...
January 20, 2016 - 9:46pm