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Financial investigation at Sanford Center continues
BSU students organize Feast for the Homeless
COURTS: Prosecution rests in Rossbach case
Virginia man's 1987 murder charge thrown out
Wis. crash victim reportedly swerved to avoid Minn. motorist on cellphone, authorities say
MEN'S HOCKEY: Beavers score three in the third but late rally not enough as UND wins 5-4
SOCCER: Norton and Nelson tally goals in 2-1 BSU win
WOMEN'S HOCKEY: BSU falls to UMD in shootout
BOYS SOCCER: Jacks will face Mankato West in state quarterfinals
VOLLEYBALL: BHS goes 1-3 at Chaska Invite
Agnes "Peggy" Quick
Dennis G. "Denny" Preston
Kathleen H. Diederich
Linda Jo Nance
Agnes "Peggy" Quick
KELSI TURNER COLUMN: On rejection
JOHN EGGERS COLUMN: Do you care to give?
VIVIAN DELGADO COLUMN: As tradition goes
JOHN EGGERS COLUMN: What will be your last words to someone?
KELSI TURNER COLUMN: How to harvest wild rice
PODCAST: The JOE-DOWN Reviews “KISS Meets The Phantom Of The Park”
Famed musician Bobby Vee dies
BHS grad nominated for Bessie Award
Book signing with Barbara Schlichting
Woodpicks Bluegrass and Gospel band concert set
WATCH: Meet a central Minnesota family whose made its living off wild rice for four generations
BLANE KLEMEK COLUMN: The mice are everywhere it seems
PAUL NELSON FISHING: Lakes, rivers cooling a bit slower this year
New specialty license plates to go on sale
Grand Portage, Bois Forte bands seeking to take moose this fall
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Johnson anniversary celebration
MILESTONES: Gullickson-Boerboom engagement
MILESTONES: Dunbar birthday
Presidential Editorial: This time for president, none of the above
Letter to the editor: Clintons’ hearts are in right place
Letter to the editor: A perspective on the presidential election
Letter to the editor: All unborn lives matter
Letter to the editor: Joe Vene is a genuine leader
February 8, 2014
Farmers gird for an end to the corn boom
Mark Steil MPR News 91.3 FM Windom — Corn farmers in the upper Midwest have seen record profits in the last three years. But those good times appear to be over. The huge harvest last fall caused corn prices to tumble by nearly half from more than $7 bushel. That likely means...
February 8, 2014 - 1:46am
January 10, 2014
Spontaneous combustion likely cause of N.D. elevator blaze
DEVILS LAKE, N.D. -- Spontaneous combustion is the likely cause of a fire this week that destroyed a Dakota Dry Bean elevator in Devils...
January 10, 2014 - 8:42am
December 9, 2013
Peterson: Farm bill talks close
WASHINGTON — After months of doubt, the top House Democrat in ongoing negotiations says lawmakers are a near a deal that would pave the way for passing a farm bill in the next month. Minnesota Rep. Collin Peterson, one of four House and Senate negotiators working behind the scenes...
December 9, 2013 - 10:29pm
November 30, 2013
Minnesota FFA members optimistic about farming
MINNEAPOLIS — Brooke Wente sees farmers and doctors as similar: Both keep people alive. “We cannot survive without farming,” the Morris native and Minnesota FFA secretary said. Given that, she added, she is very optimistic about farming’s future. “Yes, agriculture is...
November 30, 2013 - 1:31am
November 8, 2013
Minn. corn harvest down only 3 percent from 2012
ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — New estimates show the cold, wet spring and a summer drought failed to put a big dent in Minnesota's corn harvest. The U.S. Department of Agriculture projects Minnesota's corn production this year at 1.33 billion bushels. That's down just 3 percent from...
November 8, 2013 - 1:19pm
October 11, 2013
Beet truck overturns in East Grand Forks
A beet truck turning south onto 5th Avenue NE off Polk County 19 in East Grand Forks, Minn., tipped on its side Thursday, Oct. 10, 2013, spilling...
October 11, 2013 - 8:26am
September 25, 2013
USDA awards youth farm safety grant
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — The U.S. Department of Agriculture wants to make it safer for young people working in farming. The USDA has awarded a grant to provide safety training for more than 2 million young people involved in agricultural production. USDA Secretary Tom Vilsack...
September 25, 2013 - 9:12am
September 14, 2013
Peter Funt: High-tech harvest
SALINAS, Calif. — It's possible that the weapons of choice to combat illegal immigration will turn out to be drones and robots. We're not talking about patrolling the borders with Mexico — although, in fact, drones are being tested there. The real breakthrough is in the...
September 14, 2013 - 9:34pm
September 10, 2013
Letter: Legislature missed chance to help farmers
As you may know, the Legislature held a special session on Monday to allocate disaster aid to 18 different Minnesota counties across western and southern Minnesota. Along with federal funding, the state will help provide 25 percent of the funding needed to make repairs after storms...
September 10, 2013 - 11:10pm
August 7, 2013
Farmfest: Leaders renew debate about renewable fuels
By Don Davis Forum News Service REDWOOD FALLS — The future of renewable fuels is more of the same, but different. Minnesota Agriculture...
August 7, 2013 - 11:42pm