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Strange 'sea pickles' keep washing ashore in the Pacific Northwest - and scientists are baffled
After 5 years, search continues for missing Minnesota pilot and plane
GRAPHIC CONTENT: Tracking world views of the U.S.
Criteria for visa applicants from Muslim nations includes close family, excludes grandparents
A Fourth of July dessert that's festive, delicious and low-calorie
Kepler, Mejia power Twins past Red Sox
Hughes rejoins Twins pitching staff
Halftime tirade product of higher expectations from United coach Adrian Heath
Tyus Jones says new teammate Jimmy Butler adds toughness to team
Ex-NFL running back Portis considered murder after losing millions
Hoops on Hops: How and why glassware adds to your enjoyment of beer
All-American fun: Patriotic playdough is an easy DIY for summer
Champagne: A refreshing explosion for the Fourth of July
Letter: Graduation, music and travel mark end to stay
Letter: WPD known for rude police behavior
Mary Ann Wurdeman
Douglas "Dugan" Suss
Gwinevere Elaine Neil
Column: Slip away to a luxury weekend at your Hotel Thompson
Disheveled Theologian: Treasure hunting
Looking Back: 1967 -- 1923 WHS graduate speaks at 100th Carleton commencement
Column: What became of those magic pills that cut fuel costs in half?
WHS 70th reunion
out and about
80th Birthday: Iva Barber
Munns 70th anniversary
Hoefker 60th anniversary
Abrahamson 50th anniversary
Data: June 29, 2017
City of Worthington summary financial report
City council resolution No. 2017-06-02
City of Worthington Statement of Revenues, Expenses and Changes in Net Position
Independent school district 518 call for bids
May 23, 2017
Farm groups express concern about White House budget proposal
WASHINGTON — The White House budget released on Monday, May 22, would mean big cuts for agriculture, including new limits on federal subsidies...
May 23, 2017 - 4:37pm
May 22, 2017
ND organic farmer wins USDA appeal after 7 years
LITCHVILLE, N.D. — John "Jack" Olson spreads a collection of folders containing hundreds of pages on his pickup box cover. The papers detail...
May 22, 2017 - 5:54am
May 15, 2017
Conservation freeze: Popular program sees change
WASHINGTON — New enrollment in a popular conservation program has been frozen, but producers interested in it shouldn't give up hope, a...
May 15, 2017 - 12:21pm
May 8, 2017
USDA chief economist says upswing will come, he's just not sure when
WASHINGTON — Robert Johansson isn't a seer, soothsayer or prophet; he doesn't know what the future holds. But the U.S. Department of Agriculture...
May 8, 2017 - 6:02am
May 4, 2017
USDA in rulemaking phase for national biotech labeling
WASHINGTON — The U.S. Department of Agriculture is in the rule-making phase of implementing biotech food labeling after Congress passed...
May 4, 2017 - 3:42pm
May 1, 2017
Perdue announces USDA change on school lunches
LEESBURG, Va. - U.S. Secretary of Agriculture Sonny Perdue today announced that the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) will provide greater...
May 1, 2017 - 4:24pm
April 17, 2017
Agweek editorial: Sonny Perdue needs to be confirmed
The U.S. Senate on April 24 will take up — and is expected to confirm — Sonny Perdue as agriculture secretary. Perdue, a former Georgia governor who has worked as a veterinarian and owned grain and fertilizer businesses, was the last Cabinet member nominated by President...
April 17, 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
April 10, 2017
Ag officials hopeful about Trump administration moves
FARGO — A panel of agricultural leaders at a North Dakota State University student event had mostly positive reviews about prospects for...
April 10, 2017 - 10:00am
April 7, 2017
The Pinke Post: Evaluating the safety of your meat
When you're standing at the meat counter in your grocery store, do you wonder, "Is this meat safe?" This past weekend, I attended the 97th annual...
April 7, 2017 - 10:32am
April 3, 2017
2017 Census of Ag version available
WASHINGTON — If you're involved in U.S. agriculture — and value reliable statistics to help you make important decisions — you'll be interested in the upcoming 2017 Census of Agriculture, now available online.
April 3, 2017 - 1:00pm
March 16, 2017
Rounds: $4.7B proposed USDA cut 'not necessarily' fair
WASHINGTON — U.S. Sen. Mike Rounds said a 21 percent cut in the U.S. Department of Agriculture budget is "not necessarily" fair. During...
March 16, 2017 - 5:18pm
Trump wants 21 percent USDA budget cut; food, rural water hit
CHICAGO - President Donald Trump has proposed halting funding for rural clean water initiatives and reducing county-level staff, for a 21 percent...
March 16, 2017 - 2:05pm
March 15, 2017
ABC Broadcasting ordered to face defamation trial over 'Pink Slime' reports
A South Dakota state judge has ordered ABC Broadcasting to face a potential $5.7 billion defamation lawsuit claiming it damaged Beef Products...
March 15, 2017 - 12:07pm
March 2, 2017
Under pressure, USDA restores some abused animal reports to website
The U.S. Department of Agriculture has restored some of the tens of thousands of animal welfare documents that it abruptly removed from its website....
March 2, 2017 - 3:44pm