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'Your voices are important,' 15-year-old speaker says to open tribal conference
WHS Marching Trojans claim Tri-State Band Festival Parade Sweepstakes, People’s Choice
1 dead, 1 hospitalized after shooting on St. Paul's East Side
Sanford Worthington recognized for flu protection efforts
A Q&A with new Minnesota Supreme Court Justice Anne McKeig
Girls soccer: Trojans fall to Willmar in the rain
College football: Slow start comes back to bite Bluejays
Prep volleyball: Worthington goes 2-5 at St. James Tournament
Prep football: E-E's precision on display in Fulda
Cross country: Fairmont wins Class 2A title at Milaca
Letter: Be sure to attend NCHS book release event
Column: Republicans' kangaroo court
Column: A Republican worth voting for
Column: District 518 offers PASS classes to connect with, inform families
Column: Cut out this column if you like cutting the grass
Patricia Marie Adelmann (Janssen)
Douglas R. Geertsema
Norma J. Janssen
Bosmas add barn quilt to their northwest Iowa property
Column: Shaking Up the Sanctuary
Looking Back: 1991 -- Perkins family receives conservation honor
Column: Robert Kennedy’s visit to city brought unprecedented excitement
School of Prayer event is Oct. 7-8
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Bakker 50th anniversary
De Berg 80th birthday
Gerber 95th birthday
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Notice of Public Hearing
School Board Minutes for August
Data: Sept. 23, 2016
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
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