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Chapulis gives back to community through help with swim team, multiple boards
After healthcare flop, White House seeks help from Congress on tax
SD forum planned this week on protecting Arab, Muslim, Sikh, and South Asian communities
Gunfire in crowded Ohio nightclub kills one, wounds 15
Endometriosis is 'expected agony' for sufferers
South Carolina defeats Florida for first Final Four berth
Athanasiou converts in OT as Red Wings nip Wild
Kinglets can brighten a March day
Dokken: Having a blast with a fishing partner from the past
Cook: Late-ice lake trout prove cooperative
Swift: Hairstyling technique not all it is wrapped up to be
'Bright sadness' describes Lenten journey at Fargo church
Planning the spring garden calendar
Fielding Questions: Rabbit damage can ruin evergreens
Phillips: Everything changes when kindness enters the room
Sylvester "Sy" Lonneman
Benjamin Bruce Raudenbush
Harlan D. Harthun
William J. Wintz
Column: Your not-average people have great things going for them
Remarkable recovery: A combined 14 surgeries later, Bart and Sherry DeBoer share tale of crash with suspected drunk driver
Disheveled Theologian: Forsaken -- A few thoughts during Lent, week 4
Looking Back: 1992 -- Proposed hospital expansion plan advances
Cleaning up for colon health: Timmerman plays it safe
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Ostrem 80th birthday
Doppenberg 80th birthday
Wagley 100th birthday
Johnson 90th birthday
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February 27, 2017
'Something great in every day'
GRAND FORKS — Chris Koch said, with a perfectly straight face, that he has a "disarming personality." Then he broke into a broad grin and...
February 27, 2017 - 10:00am
February 20, 2017
5 questions for ... Rachel Gray, 4th generation family farmer and rancher, Blackduck, Minn.
Q: What is your role in agriculture today? A: My husband, parents and I own and operate a cow-calf operation in Blackduck, Minn. My family has...
February 20, 2017 - 1:00pm
The $3,000 Pie
In the buffet of misinformation that graces social media about food and farming, farmers and their real life accounts are the most valuable...
February 20, 2017 - 10:30am
Balancing risk versus reward, farmers weigh planting durum
PLAZA, N.D. — Durum always has been a big part of Keith Deutsch's life. Besides raising the crop, the 60-year-old Plaza, farmer promoted...
February 20, 2017 - 10:00am
Farm bill process starts again: What could go wrong?
WASHINGTON, D.C. — Journalists like me haven't had much time to "recover" from the "ups and downs" of what finally became the 2014 farm...
February 20, 2017 - 9:30am
January 15, 2017
Expert learning: Research updates for ag professionals
CROOKSTON, Minn. — Gary Burath — a crop consultant, seed salesman and farmer — knows a lot about agriculture. But Red Lake Falls, Minn., agriculturalist also knows there’s even more to learn, and that’s why he was at the annual Research Update for Ag Professionals Jan. 12...
January 15, 2017 - 8:55pm
Retired longtime Farmers Union president talks about rural, farming life
MAPLEWOOD, Minn. -- Doug Peterson, the recently retired president of the Minnesota Farmers Union, is one of the last of his kind: a prairie populist and rural Renaissance man. He has been a farmer, artist, teacher, football and gymnastics coach, legislator and for the past 14 years...
January 15, 2017 - 8:16pm
May 19, 2016
One man’s life, one man’s treasures: Bents’ death leads to auction of large tractor, parts collection, rebuilt after 2010 tornado
SIBLEY, Iowa — It’s never easy letting go. Twilla Bents knows that all too well, as she’s had to let go of a lot in recent years. Next...
May 19, 2016 - 8:56pm
April 28, 2016
Cooling effect: Colder-than-normal weather may sweep in with La Nina
GRAND FORKS, N.D. — As spring planting continues throughout the Red River Valley, experts are expecting good weather through at least the end...
April 28, 2016 - 8:52pm
April 7, 2016
Talking organic farming, golf course pesticides: Ag policy omnibus bill heads to MN House floor
ST. PAUL — The Minnesota House soon will decide whether certain pesticides should be prohibited from being used on golf courses and the best methods for encouraging organic farming. Representatives also will discuss helping with foreclosure mediation for farmers. Legislative tweaks...
April 7, 2016 - 4:00pm
March 30, 2016
Lawmakers support Minnesota urban agriculture effort
ST. PAUL — Forget farms taking up thousands of acres, massive tractors and full grain bins. Instead, the Minnesota House Agriculture Policy Committee turned its attention Wednesday to urban farming, small plots that often produce vegetables for families. “Urban farming is a way...
March 30, 2016 - 3:50pm
April 23, 2015
Springtime with sheep: Cuperus family starts Bushel+Peck
WILMONT — Jake Cuperus always knew he wanted to be a farmer. Jill always hoped she would marry a farmer. Luckily, life brought them together. “Our...
April 23, 2015 - 11:07am
March 16, 2015
Farmers lead the way
LAMBERTON — Unless you’ve been living under a rock, you’ve probably noticed the unseasonably warm temperatures and beautiful weather in the past few days. The ever-changing climate was the focus of a conference hosted Monday in Lamberton by the University of Minnesota Extension...
March 16, 2015 - 8:35pm
March 12, 2015
Improving soil health may require more use of cover crops
WORTHINGTON — Farming practices haven’t been kind to the agricultural landscape since farmers first began tilling up the prairie soils of southwest Minnesota more than a century ago. The common two-crop rotation of corn and soybeans has contributed little organic matter to...
March 12, 2015 - 8:28pm
February 24, 2015
Gas-fueled pressure washers caused huge hog fire
TRUMAN — State investigators have concluded that a huge fire that killed more than 12,000 pigs and hogs at a southern Minnesota swine farm was accidental and caused by excessive heat from gas-fueled pressure washers, according to KEYC-TV in Mankato. The State Fire Marshal Division...
February 24, 2015 - 8:44pm