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Fatality accident reported late Friday night in northwest Iowa
Television ads heat up race for Minnesota’s 8th Congressional District
State Fair attendees eat up more wireless data
Locally Laid partners with Amish farmers
College football: Miscues doom Minnesota West in tough loss
Prep girls soccer: Worthington drops tight game
Prep football: Luverne rolls, Windom Area falls in OT
Iowa prep football: Sibley-Ocheydan, Sheldon prevail
Prep cross country: Schandelmeier wins at Canby meet
Column: Lower corporate tax rates. Now.
Column: The one fight to have before your wedding
Column: What line to draw on beheadings?
Column: Teamwork prized at Prairie Elementary
Column: Give me a home where the scapegoats roam
Karen C. Loosbrock
Margaret L. Shipley
Vera Eunice Hvistendahl
Daniel Lee Sagmoe
Gerald Dale Flatebo
Framing history: Upcoming exhibit focuses on area photographers
Column: Brewster is still looking great after all these years
Religion briefs: Aug. 28
Looking Back: 1964 - English becomes part of mass at Worthington's St. Mary's
Column: Listen up, kids (especially if you're hungry)
Out and About
Kraft 80th birthday
Birth: Aug. 30, 2014
Dykstra 50th anniversary
Demuth 65th anniversary
Data: Sept. 1, 2014
Data: Aug. 30, 2014
Data: Aug. 28, 2014
Notice to the Public by FEMA
Data: Aug. 27, 2014
October 14, 2008
Brief: AgStar Fund offers grants
MANKATO -- The AgStar Fund for Rural America, the corporategiving program of AgStar Financial Services, is accepting grant applications to support farmers and rural residents. Up to $10,000 is available per organization for funding in one of AgStar's four focus areas: Education, Environment,...
October 14, 2008 - 10:00am
Farmers should be careful not to remove too much corn residue this fall
ST. PAUL -- In most fields, corn residue remaining after grain harvest is incorporated into the soil with tillage or is left on the soil surface. But corn residue is also becoming a commodity.
October 14, 2008 - 12:00am
October 7, 2008
Brief: MCGA names president
SHAKOPEE -- Doug Albin, a farmer from rural Clarkfield, has been installed as the new president of the 6,000-member Minnesota Corn Growers Association (MCGA). Albin raises corn, soybeans, wheat and alfalfa. He has been an MCGA member for 28 years and has been active on the state...
October 7, 2008 - 2:01pm
Brief: Bosma joins Angus group
RUSHMORE -- Bosma Farms, Rushmore, is a new member of the American Angus Association of St. Joseph, Mo. The American Angus Association, with more than 36,000 active adult and junior members, is the largest beef cattle registry association in the world. Its computerized records...
October 7, 2008 - 2:00pm
Brief: SowBridge series planned
ST. PAUL -- Registrations are now being taken for the next year of the SowBridge Breeding Herd Education Series, which will begin Nov. 5. The distance learning program is designed for owners, employees, technicians, managers and technical service providers involved in managing...
October 7, 2008 - 1:55pm
Comments sought on proposed swine expansion
MARSHALL -- The Minnesota Pollution Control Agency (MPCA) has prepared an Environmental Assessment Worksheet for Randy Hein, who has proposed expanding an existing operation by adding a 101- by 192-foot swine finishing barn with a maximum capacity of 2,400 head, in Section 28, Graham...
October 7, 2008 - 12:00am
September 23, 2008
COOL set to take effect
ORANGE CITY, Iowa -- After Sept. 30, consumers may notice a new look in the meat counter. No longer will consumers wonder if their meat is from the U.S. or another country. This is because Country of Origin Labeling will have begun. While Country of Origin Labeling is a part...
September 23, 2008 - 11:40am
Alpaca open house, Farm Bill deadline set
Stevens Llama Tique farm tour WORTHINGTON -- The Stevens Llama Tique will host an Alpaca open house and farm tour from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday and Sunday. The event is part of a nationwide Alpaca open house and farm tour. Visitors to the Stevens farm will get to...
September 23, 2008 - 11:40am
Adrian farmer honored for quality pork production
ADRIAN -- An area pork producer was recently honored for the quality of pork he produces on his family's farm southeast of Adrian. Terry Edgar, who has raised pork for Niman Ranch for the last couple of years, earned seventh place of 575 Niman Ranch producers for the pork produced...
September 23, 2008 - 12:00am
September 3, 2008
Emerging bio-energy markets
BENSON -- On a clear day, it's possible to stand on the highest ground on Mary Jo and Luverne Forbord's Prairie Horizons farm and see the state's pioneer green energy markets in both Benson and Morris. Some 11 miles to the south in Benson, the Chippewa Valley Ethanol Company and...
September 3, 2008 - 12:01am
August 14, 2008
An aphid explosion
WORTHINGTON -- Rural Round Lake farmer Tom Wiese pointed out a winged aphid on the underside of a leaf in his soybean field Wednesday morning, as crops specialist Liz Stahl, of the Regional Extension Center in Worthington, looked on. Aphid populations across southwest Minnesota and...
August 14, 2008 - 12:00am
August 13, 2008
Conflict over conservation
Many agricultural producers are blaming state wildlife groups for not being able to graze or hay their Conservation Reserve Program acreage. The accusations follow a lawsuit filed by the National Wildlife Federation against the U.S.
August 13, 2008 - 10:01am
April 23, 2008
Area farmers back at it
April 23, 2008 - 12:00am
April 18, 2008
House approves plan to fight bovine TB
WORTHINGTON -- A plan to slaughter cattle herds, erect fences and collect money to fight bovine tuberculosis in northwest Minnesota passed the state House unanimously on Thursday. The bill, introduced by Rep. Dave Olin, passed 131-0 after he warned about the effect the bovine TB...
April 18, 2008 - 12:00am
April 15, 2008
Letter: Don't blame farmers for high food prices
Media reports blaming farm profits and ethanol production for higher food costs are presenting a distorted view of the issue. The stories ignore all of the other variables that are affecting food prices. This is analogous to putting together a jigsaw puzzle using only two pieces from...
April 15, 2008 - 12:00am