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Reinvigorating a relic: Tractors for Africa readies southwest Minnesota Farmall for the fields of Burkina Faso
Republicans add $8 million for broadband after complaints from rural Minnesotans
Law enforcement cracks down in distracted driving
Alleged murderer arrested in Pipestone
Gaalswyk, Reimer are both semifinalists for Pine City post
College softball: Lady Jays take two
Track and field: Luverne track depth impressive
Prep baseball: R-T-R rallies in seventh over Adrian
Prep softball: The 7th in the 7th wins it for Wildcats
Track and field: Ochothow second twice in Marshall
Column: What lies ahead for Hillary
Column: Paraprofessionals and the important role they play in schools
Column: Put the brakes on patent trolls
Letter: State bills place factory farms before citizens
Letter: Letter on July 4th event was well-written
Alvina R. Pavelko
Arnold R. Kazemba
Evelyn L. Williams
Lucille C. Eads
Geared up: Noah Hoehn readies for release of debut album
Column: Ebola? It's nothing, compared to plagues of the past
Column: These hands
Religion briefs: April 16
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TenNapel 50th anniversary
Data: April 18, 2015
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Notice to Bidders for 2015 CSAH 35 Water Extension
An Ordinance to Amend Title XV of the City Code
Notice of Postponement of Mortgage Foreclosure Sale
March 26, 2015
As others see it: Railroad tax plan logical
There is elegant logic in Minnesota Gov. Mark Dayton’s proposal to tax railroads to pay for railroad safety upgrades. After all, it is the ever-increasing number of oil trains passing through the state from North Dakota’s Bakken oilfields that is raising the risk factor in track-side...
March 26, 2015 - 4:17pm
March 25, 2015
State probes elk deaths
ST. PAUL — The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources is investigating the shooting deaths of two northwestern Minnesota bull elk. The two were killed near Grygla in an area that has been closed to hunting since 2012. “Our investigation found that these elk had been shot...
March 25, 2015 - 8:33pm
No Sunday sales
ST. PAUL — The Minnesota Senate Commerce Committee on Wednesday approved a liquor bill that does not allow liquor stores to open on Sundays. On what appeared to be a unanimous voice vote, the committee sent to the full Senate legislation that would allow beer growler refills to...
March 25, 2015 - 8:32pm
Want to win a pig?
WORTHINGTON — Dale and Kathy Solt of rural Reading have been 4-H parents for 35 years, following one or more of their five children to the Minnesota State Fair after garnering trips — usually in the 4-H swine project — about 31 of those years. Now, as their youngest son,...
March 25, 2015 - 8:28pm
Minnesota farm leaders meet with pope in Italy
ST. PAUL — Two Minnesotans were among American farm leaders who met Wednesday with Pope Francis in Italy. Minnesota Farmers Union President Doug Peterson and the National Farmers Union chief counsel, Minnesotan David Velde, were part of discussions about the role family farmers...
March 25, 2015 - 8:18pm
Column: End the roadblocks and pass a new transportation funding plan
By HARLAN MADSEN LAKE LILLIAN — As a crop and dairy farmer, I could skimp on fertilizing my crops for a couple of years to cut costs; however, my yields will be reduced over time. Most notably, the nutritional value of my crops will be lowered for our dairy herd, resulting in...
opinion / columns
March 25, 2015 - 5:38pm
March 23, 2015
Column: Farmers are losing the battle of public perception
By BRUCE PETERSON, Minnesota Corn Growers Association NORTHFIELD — Earlier this month, Gov. Mark Dayton introduced legislation that would require 50-foot buffer strips along all Minnesota waterways, including ditches and waterways that flow only periodically during the year. A...
opinion / columns
March 23, 2015 - 3:49pm
AgweekTV: Learning about Lamancha goats
Stay connected with the latest in Ag news with Agweek's Shawna Olson.
March 23, 2015 - 6:00am
March 22, 2015
New agreement could ease border congestion
GRAND FORKS, N.D. — A new agreement between the U.S. and Canada is being billed as a way to ease congestion and speed up border crossings. The preclearance agreement would allow U.S. officials to conduct inspections on Canadian soil and vice versa before allowing people or goods...
March 22, 2015 - 7:55pm
March 20, 2015
Minnesotans in oil train 'danger zones' urged to prepare
ST. PAUL — The 326,170 Minnesotans who live near railroad tracks carrying North Dakota crude oil should be prepared for a train accident, a state emergency management official says. “If you live by the train, people need to take some personal awareness of what’s around them,”...
March 20, 2015 - 9:50pm
March 19, 2015
Minnesota continues to add jobs, with jobless rate steady
ST. PAUL — Minnesota employers added 11,800 jobs in February and the state jobless rate stayed steady at 3.7 percent, according to the Minnesota Department of Employment and Economic Development. The agency also announced revised figures from January, reducing the number of jobs...
March 19, 2015 - 8:05pm
March 18, 2015
Letter: It's official -- rural property taxes increase again
By District 21B Rep. Steve Drazkowski, R-Mazeppa Despite promises by last session’s DFL-led legislature and Governor Dayton that their policies would reduce property taxes, they are actually on the rise — again. According to the Certified 2015 Property Tax Levies analysis...
opinion / letters
March 18, 2015 - 5:25pm
March 17, 2015
Column: Looking at retiring? Think about what's next
By DEB TAYLOR, Senior Community Services Looking forward to retirement? Are you daydreaming about saying sayonara to the daily grind, the chaotic commutes? Most of us spend 40 years in the workplace developing skills, supporting our families and helping others. And then, it ends....
opinion / columns
March 17, 2015 - 8:32pm
Editorial: Don't forget about broadband
It was announced in February that the Rock County Broadband Alliance Minnesota Department of Employment and Economic Development (DEED) would be receiving $5 million in grant funds to expand Internet fiber and broadband services to unserved and underserved areas within Rock County....
opinion / editorials
March 17, 2015 - 8:29pm
March 16, 2015
State stars: Wolyniec, Bau claim state Triple 'A' titles
WORTHINGTON — Oliver Wolyniec of Worthington High School (WHS) was named the 2015 Class AA male recipient of the prestigious Minnesota State High School League (MSHSL) statewide Triple “A” award at the organization’s 27th annual awards banquet in Minneapolis on Saturday. Joining...
news / education
March 16, 2015 - 8:33am