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Scheel appears on first-degree murder charges in slaying of grandparents
Major pushback against Line 3 recommendation
Owners of Bird Island home destroyed by fire now face charges
For employees, students to get paid, McNally Smith college building must sell before 2019
Fridley, Minn., man killed in house fire
Rockets close out Wolves with third-quarter surge
BASEBALL: Beavers, U-Mary capture comeback wins in split
SOFTBALL: Final inning outburst dooms BSU in sweep to UMD
GIRLS GOLF: Bemidji opens second in Moorhead
Thibodeau 'proud' of Timberwolves' progress
Virginia L. Pollard
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MASTER GARDENERS: Plant winter squash. . . for next winter!
COMMENTARY: Why we won't take a break from learning
BLANE KLEMEK COLUMN: Ever so adaptable are the American crows
Angler's fish tale presents learning opportunity
Pine to Prairie Fiber Arts Trail comes to area this weekend
BSO presents concert series finale Sunday
'Scandal' is over, but here are 10 things we'll remember from this crazy show
Avicii dead at 28: Swedish DJ became an EDM star with hits 'Levels' and 'Wake Me Up'
'The Rock' surprises Minnesota teen who asked him to prom
Deer on the table: DNR holds Bemidji meeting on deer management
After Parkland shooting, NRA posts biggest fundraising haul in nearly 20 years
'Owl' in a day's work!
Craftsman makes a wake building kayaks and canoes
Angler's fish tale presents learning opportunity
Richard and Marvel Olson
Virg & Marge
Shirley (Mayer) Klosterman
1963 Impala was beautiful, but it fell apart
LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Common sense actions can help keep the public safe
LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Commentary goes beyond theater of the absurd
Time to respond to reader feedback
LETTER TO THE EDITOR: What a sad world this would be without music
April 9, 2018
'Hyper-local' weather: Service touts its individual networks for farms
FARGO — Alex Kubicek wants you to make your farm into an automated weather network. "It's about using that network to help make daily decisions...
April 9, 2018 - 6:31am
April 6, 2018
The benefits of bypassing online shopping to support your local, independent businesses
WISHEK, N.D.—If we only shop online, never leaving our homes to buy in our communities and state, what will be left of our local economies?...
April 6, 2018 - 11:46am
5 questions with...Sarah Lovas, agronomist and farmer from Hillsboro, N.D.
Sarah Lovas, agronomist and farmer from Hillsboro, N.D. What is your role in agriculture today and how has it evolved? Currently, I am an agronomist...
April 6, 2018 - 11:31am
April 5, 2018
'Cow Fitbits' and artificial intelligence are coming to the dairy farm, but some farmers aren't impressed
WAYNESBORO, Ga. - In the two months since Richard Watson strapped 200 remote-control-sized transmitters around his cows' necks, an artificial-intelligence...
April 5, 2018 - 11:56am
April 4, 2018
Brewing trade war compounds woes of Midwest farmers
Thanks to President Donald Trump, China just dealt U.S. farmers their latest blow. The Asian country said Wednesday, April 4, it plans to impose...
April 4, 2018 - 12:11pm
China fires back at Trump with the threat of tariffs on 106 US products, including soybeans
BEIJING - China responded to President Donald Trump's new tariffs by threatening tariffs of its own on 106 U.S. products, including on soybeans,...
April 4, 2018 - 8:36am
April 2, 2018
Old dog learns new tricks for increasing corn harvest
LAKE BENTON, Minn. — Jim Nichols campaigns like a politician, but he isn't running for office anymore. The 71-year-old former Minnesota...
April 2, 2018 - 6:17am
March 29, 2018
USDA projects increased wheat planting this season
Wheat — which has long been losing ground, literally, to corn and soybeans — will stage a small comeback this year, the U.S. Department...
March 29, 2018 - 7:51pm
March 26, 2018
Conservation push: Two ag groups support GROW Act
Two conservation-minded farm organizations are applauding a bipartisan bill that would maintain funding and acreage levels for the farm bill's three largest conservation programs. "We're excited to see this bipartisan support for conservation in the farm bill," Anna Johnson, policy...
March 26, 2018 - 8:32am
SD agriculture showcased at Ag Day at the Pavilion
SIOUX FALLS, S.D. — Most consumers are several generations from the farm but at the annual Ag Day at the Pavilion in Sioux Falls on March...
March 26, 2018 - 6:30am
March 23, 2018
Conservation Reserve Program improvements may be part of new farm bill, SD senator says
WASHINGTON — Improvements to the Conservation Reserve Program could be on the horizon. U.S. Sen. John Thune, R-South Dakota, said on Friday...
March 23, 2018 - 6:26pm
March 21, 2018
Deere is worried about retaliation against U.S. agriculture
Deere & Co., the world's largest maker of agricultural equipment, is concerned that rising trade tensions between the U.S. and other countries...
March 21, 2018 - 7:51am
March 19, 2018
High school project for warming calves turns into business plan
FORESTBURG, S.D. — Two Sanborn Central High School students are working to improve a cold-weather problem for cattle ranchers, including...
March 19, 2018 - 2:47pm
Study from Minnesota group criticizes federal crop insurance
Federal crop insurance in its current form is hurting family farms, the land and rural communities, while benetting big insurance companies, according to a new report from the Minnesota-based Land Stewardship Project.
March 19, 2018 - 8:44am
Watch your ears! Farmers still suffer hearing loss
PERLEY, Minn. --Paul Houglum knows farming has taken its toll on his hearing. In mid-March he was hauling grain to the local elevator, emptying...
March 19, 2018 - 8:42am