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MCA scores released; Worthington results consistent with state trend
Benefit planned for Nelson family
The man who fell to earth: Adventurist crashed into area cornfield in 1966
Data: Aug. 1, 2015
Local electric co-ops complete acquisition of Alliant Energy Electric Service Territory
Amateur baseball: Saufley leads Wilmont to victory
State VFW baseball: Post 3958 awaits Gold rematch
Scott Rall: White tail adults are pretty cool, too
Amateur baseball: Hadley goes 13 to beat Heron Lake
Summer sports: It's fun to run
Column: Clinton's new email fuss is no scandal
Column: What Congress must do for LGBT kids
Column: Putting a Senate bully in his place
Column: Marking 25 years of the ADA
As other see it: For safety, arm military
Sheryl A. Grindy
Nicholas "Nick" Steven Zenk
Lucille G. Taylor
Stephen Paul Bloom
A creative life: Tom Ling finds inspiration in the world around him
Column: It's by no means China in southwest Minnesota
Top tacos: Fresh flavors distinguish street fare
Out & About: July 31-Aug. 22
Okoboji Bible Conference gets under way Saturday
Out and About
Birth: July 31, 2015
Birth: July 30, 2015
Kass 80th birthday
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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
June 25, 2008
From farm boy to fly boy: Changing landscape creates challenges for local aerial sprayer
WORTHINGTON -- When he served in the U.S. Navy, Jim Arnt's job as a gunner was to shoot planes down, but after his discharge in 1969, he decided to fly them instead. He started flight training in 1970 and was soon flying as an aerial sprayer. From May to November each year,...
June 25, 2008 - 12:00am
Despite late planting, rain, respectable yields possible
WORTHINGTON -- It's been a long, wet spring for farmers around the region, but respectable yields remain a good possibility, according to a crops specialist with the University of Minnesota Extension Regional Center in Worthington. Lizabeth Stahl said last week that while crops...
June 25, 2008 - 12:00am