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Klander joins BSU Foundation staff in Twin Cities
Shepherd named manager at RiverWood Bank
UPS honors Thompson
Carlson earns customer service honor
Kaquatosh receives industry award
WOMEN'S HOCKEY: Scanlan named USCHO national coach of the year
INDOOR FOOTBALL: After slow start, Axemen running back Kalokoh starting to crank it up
MEN'S HOCKEY: Former BSU defensman Prapavessis to sign with AHL Rochester
BASKETBALL: Bemidji hoops teams to move down to Class AAA
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Blane Klemek: Ruffed grouse are the drummers of the woods
MASTER GARDENERS COLUMN: How best to protect the pollinators
John Eggers: The winter adventures of Simon and Simone
Patrick Guilfoile: Does finger length point to agreeableness?
MOLLY MIRON COLUMN: One of the most difficult, but most honored times of my career
Welcome to the 'Thunder' dome: Celtic Thunder to hit the stage Tuesday
Pioneer Previews: Oxcars on tap today
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An extravaganza of guests: BSU, Headwaters to host variety of musicians this week
READER PHOTO: Sundog in the afternoon
PAUL NELSON COLUMN: Don't give up on ice fishing season just yet
PAUL NELSON COLUMN: Meltdown makes things tricky for ice anglers
Photo of the Day: Pussy Willows
Blane Klemek: The northern cardinal is indeed a popular bird
Gerhardson birthday celebration
Georgie Anne Geyer: Democracy still has a chance in Tunisia
Danny Tyree: It’s not a war on Easter, but...
Will Durst: A Bush, Clinton rematch?
LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Why Congress wrote that letter to Iran
Rick Jensen: Bibi reveals Obama’s hypocrisy
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...
news / business
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 Lake. However, the official cause of the Sunday night blaze is listed as undetermined, said Devils Lake Fire Chief Jim Moe. “We ruled...
news / region
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...
news / region
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...
news / education
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...
news / region
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 a load of sugarbeets on the pavement and closing 5th Avenue NE for a time. PHOTO BY JOHN STENNES/GRAND FORKS HERALD
news / region
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...
news / region
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...
opinion / commentary
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...
opinion / letters
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