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Lightning punches hole in roof, causes fire at Wis. assisted living residence
The future of the state's rural economy is already here, and it looks a lot like southwest Minnesota
Lost hunter built fire, drank bog water to survive 3 days before rescuers pulled him from Minn. forest
Level 3 offender moving to Worthington
Ness to speak in Pipestone on quilting
College football: Red-hot Colson leads Bluejays offense
Scott Rall: Saturday has double-duty
Cross country: Runck, Piotter lead MLA boys past WHS at Loon Lake
Thursday prep roundup: Pipestone Area sweeps Worthington
With its quirks and acoustics, Williams Arena could give Lynx advantage in WNBA finals
Watching "Vietnam," rethinking one's own youth
Finders keepers doesn't apply to kindness
GREAT INDOORS: Oozing with fall flavors, spiced rum adds richness to pumpkin cobbler
In a pickle over a side dish?
Wine evolution class also teaches basic appreciation
Polly Anna Van Der Linden
Marjorie Ann Leen
Rick "Ricky" Twait
Looking Back: 1992 -- Wellstone was speaker at King Turkey Day
KTD speaker: Start noticing people
Disheveled Theologian: Evening reminiscences
Column: Sunday afternoon outing sufficient for true world wonder
Looking Back: 1992 -- Bristow joins staff of local insurer
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Bruns 50th anniversary
Jensen 85th birthday
Hohensee 50th anniversary
Wallace 80th birthday
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May 18, 2017
Farmers playing catch-up as weather turns in their favor
BROCKET, N.D. — Austin Sundeen is a little short on sleep. But that's a good thing: The Brocket, N.D., farmer has taken advantage of favorable...
May 18, 2017 - 10:33am
May 15, 2017
Good spring for planting; farmers making progress
CROOKSTON, Minn. — Coty Wangen takes a few moments to wolf down his noon meal of hamburger/macaroni hotdish, aka "farmer" hotdish, "funeral"...
May 15, 2017 - 7:49am
May 8, 2017
Sunny, dry days urge farmers into fields
WORTHINGTON — After seeing snow covering their farm fields just one week ago, area farmers are now out in full force getting this year’s...
May 8, 2017 - 9:15pm
May 1, 2017
Cold, damp weather keeps dairyman out of the field
SLAYTON, Minn. — Dave Schwartz planted oats and about 210 acres of corn before stopping to avoid germination problems. "Our agronomist...
May 1, 2017 - 6:00am
April 11, 2017
Soybean stock slides as USDA predicts more planting
MITCHELL, S.D.—In about one week, the price of soybeans has fallen by more than 20 cents per bushel, and one South Dakota farmer blames...
April 11, 2017 - 6:47pm
February 20, 2017
Spring weather outlook for South Dakota hard to predict
ABERDEEN, S.D. — While the region has enjoyed a mild winter, the agriculture industry is anxious to see what conditions spring will bring....
February 20, 2017 - 5:00pm
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 12, 2016
Free garden workshops offered
WORTHINGTON — Free “Grow a Healthy Garden” workshops will be offered from 9 to 10 a.m. and 1 to 2 p.m. April 27 in the Farmers Room of the Nobles County Government Center, 315 10th St. The workshop is sponsored by University of Minnesota Extension, Community Wellness Partners,...
April 12, 2016 - 8:59pm
May 3, 2015
WORTHINGTON — As farmers can be observed working the soil in the rural areas of the region, the greenhouses are also beginning to buzz with...
May 3, 2015 - 8:29pm
May 22, 2012
Farmers make big advance planting soybeans
ST. PAUL (AP) -- Warm weather is helping Minnesota farmers make rapid progress planting soybeans. According to the USDA's weekly crop-weather report Monday, soybean planting in Minnesota has jumped to 81 percent complete. That com-pares with 30 percent last year and a five-year average...
May 22, 2012 - 10:07am
April 27, 2012
Minnesota West celebrates Arbor Day with tree planting
WORTHINGTON -- With the official proclamation read by Worthington Mayor Pro Tem Lyle Ten Haken, students, faculty and staff celebrated Arbor...
April 27, 2012 - 8:03pm
November 15, 2011
Region's drought already a concern for spring planting
WORTHINGTON -- The U.S. Department of Agriculture's drought monitor has put southwest Minnesota -- and nearly all of southern Minnesota -- in the moderate to severe drought category, leaving farmers concerned about soil moisture as we move into the long winter season. University...
November 15, 2011 - 8:07pm
April 23, 2010
Planting starts early
WORTHINGTON -- The rain held off for longer than expected Friday, allowing farmers from throughout the region to get in several extra hours of...
April 23, 2010 - 9:21pm
January 22, 2009
Comparing soybean planting population and profits
WORTHINGTON -- Following the trend of most agricultural inputs, soybean seed costs have tracked upward as well. In the quest to reduce input costs, growers may be asking themselves if greater profits could be achieved with reduced seeding rates. The answer depends in part on...
January 22, 2009 - 12:00am