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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
Smarter school lunchrooms aim at better nutrition, less waste
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
Column: Can Trump's Cabinet save him from himself?
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
Herb chicken and mushrooms easy, elegant dinner favorite
A fast-food salad you’ll want to make at home
Column: Nose for news and all other noses once were pressed into these
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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September 21, 2016
Franken staffer discusses federal program in Adrian
ADRIAN -- Members of Minnesota Sen. Al Franken’s staff met with local U.S. Department of Agriculture employees, farmers and experts Wednesday...
September 21, 2016 - 10:00pm
July 19, 2016
Column: SNAP Employment and Training hones participant job skills
By Kevin Concannon, U.S. Department of Agriculture WASHINGTON -- Today’s job market demands a higher level of skills than ever before, which is why the U.S. Department of Agriculture is committed to helping Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) participants gain skills...
July 19, 2016 - 9:08pm
October 22, 2015
Nobles Co-op Electric, Federated REA awarded USDA loans
WASHINGTON — Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack announced Thursday nearly $2.3 billion in loans to build and improve rural electric infrastructure in 31 states. Among the recipients are Nobles Cooperative Electric and Federated Rural Electric in southwest Minnesota. Nobles Cooperative...
October 22, 2015 - 8:20pm
May 19, 2015
A well-deserved meal
May 19, 2015 - 9:51pm
April 2, 2015
Home loan and home repair funding available
WORTHINGTON — USDA Rural Development offers home loans to low- and very-low income individuals and families living in rural Minnesota. Applicants must be unable to qualify for traditional financing and meet USDA income and credit requirements. Homes must be modest in size and design...
April 2, 2015 - 9:34pm
Avian flu discovered in Nobles County
WORTHINGTON — A case of highly pathogenic avian influenza (HPAI) has been detected in Nobles County. The USDA’s Animal and Plant Health Inspection...
April 2, 2015 - 9:26pm
Avian flu confirmed in Nobles County
WORTHINGTON -- The United States Department of Agriculture’s (USDA) Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service (APHIS) has confirmed the presence of highly pathogenic H5N2 avian influenza (HPAI) in a commercial turkey flock in Nobles County. This case makes the fourth case in...
April 2, 2015 - 12:27pm
October 14, 2014
A time to say thanks
LUVERNE — With back-to-back natural disasters — an ice storm in 2013 and flooding early this summer — Rock County Administrator Kyle Oldre...
October 14, 2014 - 8:06pm
July 17, 2014
USDA declares Rock County disaster area
ST. PAUL — The United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) designated Rock County as a primary natural disaster area. USDA Secretary Tom Vilsack made the declaration in a letter to Gov. Mark Dayton Wednesday morning, noting that based on the department’s Loss Assessment Report,...
July 17, 2014 - 7:19pm
May 14, 2014
Column: Use of food stamps on the rise in Nobles County
The use of food stamps in Nobles County increased during the recession, assisting families in stretching their food dollars, contributing to local spending and helping spark a national debate about the future of the federal nutrition program. The proportion of Nobles County residents...
May 14, 2014 - 9:02pm
February 17, 2014
EQIP to fund water projects
WORTHINGTON — Landowners in Nobles, Rock, Pipestone, Murray and Cottonwood counties who have agricultural land within a Drinking Water Supply...
February 17, 2014 - 9:19pm
USDA to focus millions in Prairie Pothole region
The U.S. Department of Agriculture says it will spend an extra $1.5 million annually to complete wetland determinations for farmers in North Dakota, South Dakota, Iowa and Montana. That’s been a key frustration for many farmers in the expanding corn and soybean belt, as they...
February 17, 2014 - 8:45pm
February 27, 2013
Sequester could be felt locally
WORTHINGTON -- With Congress facing yet another looming deadline -- this time to avoid sequester and billions of dollars in budget cuts -- the...
February 27, 2013 - 9:50pm
July 6, 2012
Refugees able to live the American dream
WORTHINGTON -- Growing up in the jungle on a mountainside in Burma, Eh Moo Paw never knew what it meant to have a permanent home. She didn't...
July 6, 2012 - 9:25pm
May 24, 2012
USDA leader tours local businesses
WORTHINGTON -- John Padalino, acting administrator of the U.S. Department of Agriculture's Rural Development program, was in Worthington earlier...
May 24, 2012 - 8:52pm