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Flu cases nearly double across South Dakota
On MLK Day, Minnesota speakers say justice, equality still unanswered
Longtime Iowa state senator pushes for conservation fund
Prep roundup: Pipestone Area wins Big South Conference wrestling tournament; Three Trojans seniors place first
Prep roundup: Two late goals lift LS-H/SP past Luverne
Under one roof: Six Lady Jays players living together become a family
Reporter rap: Illegitimate Super Bowl without the Cowboys?
MW wrestling: Preuss 0-2 at Ridgewater Open
Column: Hosea, can you see
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GOP boosts expansion of rural broadband
Column: What happened to the honeymoon?
Column: Tillerson's foreign policy -- Russia first
Edward "Bud" John
Judy K. Thies
Leland "Lee" Hardekopf
Douglas C. McClure
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A fast-food salad you’ll want to make at home
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Paulzines embrace adoption, finalize fourth in November
Disheveled Theologian: A 'd-icey' adventure
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Five generations: Ebeling family
Wachter 95th birthday
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Public Notice of operating budge for 2017 fiscal year
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November 24, 2016
Klobuchar on Obama’s renewable fuel requirement: 'We couldn't have better Thanksgiving news'
WASHINGTON -- Many American farmers are thankful today for an Obama administration decision to boost the amount of renewable fuels, such as made from corn and soybeans, in the country's gasoline and diesel supply. The Wednesday, Nov. 23 announcement was a turnaround for the Environmental...
November 24, 2016 - 8:38pm
May 9, 2016
Rains hamper planting: Southwest Minnesota, northwest Iowa lag behind their state
WORTHINGTON — Area farmers grew accustomed to praying for timely rains during the past several years. Now, they’re praying for sunshine and...
May 9, 2016 - 9:06pm
March 28, 2016
Starting with soybeans: Local farmers build relationships on Minnesota mission trip to Vietnam
BREWSTER — A pair of farmers from Brewster and Sioux Valley were among a contingent of Minnesota soybean growers and others to travel to Vietnam...
March 28, 2016 - 9:02pm
January 20, 2016
Ackermanns receive national award for nutrient management
LAKEFIELD — Jerry and Nancy Ackermann have farmed a little differently than some of their neighbors for years now. While they may get a few...
January 20, 2016 - 9:46pm
October 14, 2015
Breaking records: State’s corn, soybean yields best ever as local producers reap bin-buster crops
WORTHINGTON — Phenomenal, incredible, outstanding, record-breaking — those are all words area crop producers and grain specialists are using...
October 14, 2015 - 9:47pm
August 19, 2015
Iowa, S.D. soybean growers find common ground: Water issues, cover crops create link between neighbors
MITCHELL, S.D. — South Dakota and Iowa have always been good neighbors. Now, their soybean advocates are continuing the same tradition. Centering...
August 19, 2015 - 8:58pm
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
January 1, 2015
Happy trails, Augie!
BREWSTER — August Froderman will retire today on a day likely as cold as the one he started on in February 1969. For more than four decades,...
January 1, 2015 - 9:37pm
September 7, 2012
Farmers already in the fields for ultra-early harvest
WORTHINGTON -- Several loads of new crop corn were delivered to New Vision Cooperative elevators in southwest Minnesota Thursday, but yield reports...
September 7, 2012 - 9:30pm
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
Consider pros, cons of rolling soybean fields
ST. PAUL -- The idea of using land rollers is somewhat novel to row-crop farmers, but alfalfa producers have been rolling fields for decades.
February 22, 2011 - 10:54am
October 12, 2010
Harvest: 'Yields are fantastic'
WORTHINGTON -- Greg Ponto of rural Reading is feeling really good about this year's harvest, but it pains him in a way. Other farmers in southwest...
October 12, 2010 - 10:19pm
May 21, 2010
Regional farmers on a roll
WORTHINGTON -- More and more farmers throughout the area are pulling an odd form of farm implement behind their tractors these days -- rollers. Commonly...
May 21, 2010 - 9:40pm
March 31, 2009
Soybean Ambassador Program launched
MANKATO -- The Minnesota Soybean Research and Promotion Council has introduced a new Soybean Ambassador Program for students ages 18 to 22 who are enrolled in a two- or four-year post-secondary education program related to agriculture. "The Soybean Ambassador Program is designed...
March 31, 2009 - 12:00am
October 7, 2008
Yields, outlook dampened
WORTHINGTON -- Weekend rains and the forecast for continued showers this week has put a damper on what already appears to be a disappointing...
October 7, 2008 - 12:00am