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Minnesota West achieves PN Program Candidacy
Former Dundee employee pleads guilty to fraud
Variance approved for new hog barn in Leota Township
Minnesota West announces graduation candidates
CoderDojo celebrating first anniversary Monday
After Wild are eliminated, it remains to be seen if this was Matt Cullen's last NHL game
Jeff Teague's answer for struggling Timberwolves: 'Fight fire with fire, man'
Jets win first playoff series with Game 5 shutout of Wild
Boys soccer: Ektnitphong stepping down from coaching
Local spring sports coaches have devised creative ways to ward off boredom in practice
Lange’s Cafe ends 24-hour service after 62 years
Bingham Lake family business up for sale after 89 years
Record cold, snowstorms delay SD planting season
Minnesota gains 2,900 jobs in March
Michelle Rook joins AgweekTV as anchor
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Letter: Looking out for farmers' best interests
Many people benefit when we strive to become our best
For two boys, fishing season is already here
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Column: Don't be afraid to reach out for help
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The seed varieties you should plant this spring
New living arrangements could keep family close
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City of Worthington planning commission notice of public hearing
Data: Nov. 27, 2017
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
No chronic wasting disease in latest test results: Herds in Brainerd and Mountain Iron released from quarantine
ST. PAUL—Five white-tailed deer traced out of an infected herd in Merrifield tested negative for chronic wasting disease. Four of the deer...
March 2, 2017 - 9:43am
February 27, 2017
Column: What's a family farm?
Agriculturalists like to portray themselves to the outside world as, "We few, we happy few, we band of brothers." (Hey, it's a Shakespeare quote....
February 27, 2017 - 11:00am
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
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.
July 17, 2014 - 7:19pm