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September 21, 2016
Staff members of Sen Al Franken meet Wednesday at Adrian Care Center to discuss  the effects of the Rural Energy for America program on farmers and small-business owners. Shown (from left) are Paula Sunde, Agriculture, Energy, Environment Field Representative; Ron Omann, Minnesota's USDA Rural Development Energy Coordinator; Brandon McBride, administrator of USDA's Rural Utilities Service; and Kevin Bailey, policy advisor. (Tim Middagh/Daily Globe)
Franken staffer discusses federal program in Adrian
September 21, 2016 - 10:00pm
July 19, 2016
Column: SNAP Employment and Training hones participant job skills
July 19, 2016 - 9:08pm
October 22, 2015
Nobles Co-op Electric, Federated REA awarded USDA loans
October 22, 2015 - 8:20pm
May 19, 2015
Worthington’s Elaine Watson teams up with Comfort Suites Tuesday to serve ribs, brisket, sausages, rib tips, corn, beans and mixed veggies for a customer appreciation meal. The USDA has more than 70 employees staying in the hotel for longer periods who are working in the field and filling out paperwork for the avian influenza cases in the region. Jesse Trelstad/Daily Globe
A well-deserved meal
May 19, 2015 - 9:51pm
April 2, 2015
Home loan and home repair funding available
April 2, 2015 - 9:34pm
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Avian flu discovered in Nobles County
April 2, 2015 - 9:26pm
Avian flu confirmed in Nobles County
April 2, 2015 - 12:27pm
October 14, 2014
USDA Rural Development State Director Colleen Landkamer presents Marvin Toftland, chairman of Rock County Rural Water, with a certificate of appreciation for the rural water expansion under way in Rock County. RCRW received nearly $4.7 million in USDA loan and grant dollars to complete an expansion. Joining the two are Rock County Commissioners, RCRW board members, staff from U.S. Rep Tim Walz and Sen. Amy Klobuchar’s offices and Rock County Administrator Kyle Oldre (far right). Julie Buntjer/Daily Globe
A time to say thanks
October 14, 2014 - 8:06pm
July 17, 2014
USDA declares Rock County disaster area
July 17, 2014 - 7:19pm
May 14, 2014
Column: Use of food stamps on the rise in Nobles County
May 14, 2014 - 9:02pm
February 17, 2014
Landowners who own property within the wellfields near Adrian marked in red are eligible for Source Water Protection funds through the EQIP program.
EQIP to fund water projects
February 17, 2014 - 9:19pm
USDA to focus millions in Prairie Pothole region
February 17, 2014 - 8:45pm
February 27, 2013
A USDA stamp is shown Wednesday on a cut of meat from W-2's Quality Meats in Worthington. 

(Aaron Hagen/Daily Globe)
Sequester could be felt locally
February 27, 2013 - 9:50pm
July 6, 2012
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Eh Moo Paw holds her son, Samuel, alongside twin daughters Hillery and Helen, outside the family's home in the Watland Addition. Behind Paw is the Karen flag, which is flown next to the U.S. flag.
Refugees able to live the American dream
July 6, 2012 - 9:25pm
May 24, 2012
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John Padalino (left), acting administrator of USDA Rural Development listens as Nobles County DAC director Bob Schreiber talks about the contracts they have at the Worthington facility.
USDA leader tours local businesses
May 24, 2012 - 8:52pm