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Live stream: Jacob Wetterling funeral service at 10 a.m. today
Event will celebrate Crippen’s book about railroad depot
AgweekTV: Riding for cancer
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
Data: Sept. 24, 2016
Notice of Public Hearing
School Board Minutes for August
Data: Sept. 23, 2016
Data: Sept. 22, 2016
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
October 30, 2014
WORTHINGTON — As area farmers finish up the 2014 harvest, they have quickly learned that, like the weather, the crop yields have created a...
October 30, 2014 - 8:32pm
March 27, 2014
Lower corn prices dropped Minnesota farm income in 2013
ST. PAUL — Minnesota’s farm income plunged in 2013 after breaking records the year before, due partly to much lower corn prices, a report out Thursday said. Net income last year was $41,899 for the median Minnesota farm studied, according to a report jointly issued by the University...
March 27, 2014 - 8:40pm
March 2, 2014
Charting the course with FFA
WORTHINGTON — As Worthington High School FFA members gather this evening for their annual chapter banquet, they will have a special guest among...
March 2, 2014 - 9:27pm
January 23, 2013
Letter: Let's look for ways to continue farming legacies
What will be your farm's legacy? We often think of our legacy as related to our farm's financial success. Our legacy will show how we were able to weather hard times -- floods, droughts, hot weather, cool weather, low prices, pests, weeds, the farming crisis of the '80s, changes in...
January 23, 2013 - 12:00am
September 25, 2012
VIDEO: Finding rewards in restorations
RUSHMORE -- Clad in faded green suspenders and a new Oliver cap, Harlan Groenewold gets a twinkle in his eye when he thinks about fall harvest...
September 25, 2012 - 2:24pm
May 11, 2012
VIDEO: Meet Nobles County farmers Roger and Larry Doeden
Roger and Larry Doeden talk about the planting process this video, sponsored by Nobles County Farm Bureau.
May 11, 2012 - 6:00am
October 18, 2011
Letter: Humane horse processing is needed
The article concerning the petition to put USDA inspectors back into processing plants harvesting horse products is excellent. Thank you, Julie Buntjer, and the Daily Globe. This is a difficult and divisive subject in the livestock industry -- the horse industry in particular --...
October 18, 2011 - 12:00am