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Nobles County proposes updates to feedlot ordinance
PEDv still impacting swine industry
Decline in ag land values on horizon
SWIF on the road
SB XLIX: Patriots know margin of error is small
SB XLIX: It's the best of times for Seahawks' Quinn
Scott Rall: Legacy projects leave a big footprint
Feds seize $19.5 million in counterfeit items ahead of Super Bowl
UPDATE: Murder case against ex-NFL player Aaron Hernandez hits delay
Let's focus on sustained, strategic transportation funding
Time to listen, learn and lead
Column: The White House game of drones
Column: The sacrifice of Sarah Palin
Column: The sacrifice of Sarah Palin
Judy & Bruce Schmidt
Myron Van Ommeren
Jeanette Delores Swenson
Dennis Palmer Luitjens
Religion briefs: Jan. 29
Out & About:Jan. 30 to Feb. 21
Looking Back: 1940 -- Nobles County ranks among top flax producers in Minnesota
Looking Back: 1940 - Steamed turned into blades of new turbine at Worthington power plant
Column: On a mild, windy January day, some storm stories
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Ruesch 80th birthday
Altman 80th birthday
Hitzemann 85th birthday
Spessard 90th birthday
Hallstrom 99th birthday
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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 pattern of extremes. It all began with a cold and wet spring that delayed planting, followed by torrential rains in June that flooded out...
October 30, 2014 - 8:32pm
September 11, 2014
Lawmakers fault rail sector for slow service
WASHINGTON — U.S. rail operators must put investment ahead of profits to clear the way for grain, automotive and chemical shipments now clogging the tracks, lawmakers said at a congressional hearing Wednesday about the health of the rail grid. Rail backups in the Midwest are particularly...
September 11, 2014 - 8:00pm
March 26, 2014
JBS hog buyer retires after 45½ years
WORTHINGTON — While growing up on a farm outside the tiny town of Myrtle, southeast of Albert Lea, Paul Schilling’s chores included helping with the family’s purebred Duroc hog operation. He showed hogs as a 4-H’er, participated on the general livestock judging team in the...
March 26, 2014 - 8:15pm
March 23, 2014
Can MNsure avoid repeat of deadline ‘nightmare’?
ST. PAUL — When Minnesota launched its new health insurance exchange Oct. 1, the problems came quickly. By late October, the error rate at the MNsure website peaked at 22 percent. In November, state officials started rerunning 30,000 applications because of a variety of problems,...
March 23, 2014 - 8:04pm
February 24, 2014
Geopolitical consultant addresses Soybean Expo
FARGO — It will be great to be a U.S. farmer in the next decade, if half of what Peter Zeihan predicts comes true. And it won’t be much fun to be in Canada, China or Europe. Zeihan, an Austin, Texas-based political and industrial affairs consultant was the keynote speaker at...
February 24, 2014 - 9:15pm
June 1, 2011
Luverne Farmers Market: June 9
LUVERNE -- The Luverne Farmers Market will be open from 4 to 7 p.m. every Thursday beginning June 9 and continuing through Oct. 27 on Main Street, between Cedar and McKenzie, in downtown Luverne. The Luverne Farmers Market is comprised of a group of individuals who grow and produce...
June 1, 2011 - 9:14pm
May 17, 2011
Producers can register for Farmers Market
WORTHINGTON -- The Downtown Worthington Farmers Market begins in three weeks. There is still time for producers who want to sell items to reserve a spot. The pre-season Downtown Farmers Market begins June 7, with the full market getting under way June 21. The market continues...
May 17, 2011 - 9:17pm
March 24, 2011
Market analyst: Economy, ag industry looking up
WORTHINGTON -- Mark Pearson, host of the Market to Market program on PBS, provided an agricultural outlook to the next generation of crop and livestock producers Thursday morning during a visit to Minnesota West Community and Technical College's Worthington campus. Pearson, of central...
March 24, 2011 - 9:30pm
February 17, 2010
Local foods has a seat at table
MARSHALL -- No knock against convenience stores, but the United States Department of Agriculture is changing focus to support the development of farmers markets, food processing and cold storage facilities in rural communities, according to Tom Vilsack, secretary of the U.S. Department...
February 17, 2010 - 12:00am
October 8, 2009
Good eats at Worthington World Market
Lakeyta Potter, Worthington, (from left) tries out the cuisine offered by Asefash Hailu and Etenesh Amare of the Queen Sheba Ethiopian Restaurant during Wednesday's World Market event at Minnesota West Community and Technical College, Worthington campus.
October 8, 2009 - 12:00am
August 4, 2008
Worthington Farmers' Market grows with crops
WORTHINGTON -- Many local farmers struggled to plant crops in a timely manner this spring due to the amount of rain the Midwest region had received, but the local Farmers' Market in Worthington has shown an unexpected outcome. Many local producers have been able to bring their bountiful...
August 4, 2008 - 12:00am