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Debate over Line 3: Economic and environmental concerns discussed at state hearing
11 classes at Bemidji Area Schools exceed recommended size
Beltrami County Commissioners review Eelpout Fest application
'We have a right as humans to be free': Civil rights icon John Lewis shares his story of struggle with F-M students
Minnesota Governor's Residence to be lit blue for Somali victims
UMD hockey notebook: Deery bounces back in goal
CROSS COUNTRY: Hamrin makes herself at home as girls take 3rd, boys 2nd at Bemidji Invite
FOOTBALL: Jacks to host St. Cloud Tech in regular season finale
WOMEN’S HOCKEY: Langei named WCHA Rookie of the Week
SOCCER: Jacks advance after ‘emotional roller coaster’ win
Isabel (Perkins) Knudson
Pearl Dorothy Ledin
Gilbert D. Bahr
Ruth Norene Van De Venter
JOHN EGGERS COLUMN: Summer reflections from Lake Julia
GENERATIONS: A trip on the ‘Old Bay Line’
GENERATIONS: Milk snakes, fairy diddles and goatsuckers
GENERATIONS: Time to go to church -- and eat well
GENERATIONS: In defense of the ‘routine’
John Dunsworth, actor who played Jim Lahey on 'Trailer Park Boys,' dead at 71
PATT RALL COLUMN: Thanks abound at BSU concerts
Around the Arts, October 15
Rise and shine
Ben Affleck condemns Harvey Weinstein - then apologizes for groping an actress on MTV
PAUL NELSON FISHING COLUMN: Fish on the move for fall
BLANE KLEMEK COLUMN: Living with the ladybugs in Minnesota
MASTER GARDENERS: Fall care and pruning those shrubs and trees
BLANE KLEMEK COLUMN: Close encounters with the outdoors world
PAUL NELSON FISHING: Time for a little night fishing
Tom & Linda Peterson
Larry & Joyce Johnson
Commentary: The Democratic Party's obsession with Hollywood celebrities was bound to blow up
Commentary: The old obit man looks around
Imagine you're Princess Kate - it's awful and here's why
Commentary: When it comes to harassing the media, Trump is no Nixon
LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Otto praised for clean energy plan
October 15, 2017
Farm bill veterans: You have questions, I have answers (sort of)
PITTSBURGH — Understanding the U.S. farm bill isn't easy even for full-time agriculturalists. Journalists with limited exposure to ag may...
October 15, 2017 - 2:49pm
Of farmers and journalists: You have questions, I have answers (sort of)
PITTSBURGH — A journalist is supposed to ask questions. On rare occasions, when we're especially brave or foolish (or both), we invite readers to submit questions for us to ask in their stead. That's what I did during the recent annual convention of the Society of Environmental...
October 15, 2017 - 2:47pm
September 23, 2017
Opinion: Alarm over decline in U.S. government spending for ag research
Agriculturalists have only a few areas of universal agreement. We all like cooperative weather. We all dislike food waste. We all believe that nothing is more important than farm safety. The short list also includes, or should include, strong support for public-sector funding of...
September 23, 2017 - 8:08am
September 3, 2017
Farm Bill's CRP provisions will have impact on pheasants, ducks
As pheasant and duck hunters prepare for their upcoming seasons, they'll do so knowing that their success depends in part on policies hashed...
September 3, 2017 - 12:03pm
July 30, 2017
Speakers talk about importance of farm bill to rural America
WILLMAR, Minn. — Saying that the nation's farm economy is on the brink of a crisis and needs a strong safety net, people from a variety...
July 30, 2017 - 7:30am
April 26, 2017
Farm bill stalwarts say money 'will be hard to come by'
WASHINGTON — Sen. Pat Roberts, R-Kan., was talking with a group of ag journalists when Rep. Collin Peterson. D-Minn., strolled into the...
April 26, 2017 - 12:16pm
April 19, 2017
Franken says new farm bill should address dairy struggles
FARMINGTON, Minn. — U.S. Sen. Al Franken ranked dairy farmers' struggles among his top priorities for a new federal farm bill. Franken, a Democrat,...
April 19, 2017 - 1:13pm
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.
December 9, 2013 - 10:29pm
October 28, 2013
Food stamps, milk prices on table in farm talks
WASHINGTON (AP) — The fight over renewing the nation's farm bill has centered on cuts to the $80 billion-a-year food stamp program. But there could be unintended consequences if no agreement is reached: higher milk prices.
October 28, 2013 - 3:52pm
October 22, 2013
Minnesota farmers vent farm bill frustrations
ST. CLOUD, Minn. (AP) — Washington's inability to settle on a farm bill is frustrating farmers in Minnesota.
October 22, 2013 - 11:45am
October 18, 2013
Shutdown over, farm bill up next for Congress
ST. PAUL — President Barack Obama makes new federal farm policy his third highest congressional priority now that the federal shutdown is history, but is no guarantee a farm bill will have easy sledding. The bill is more complex than a combine filled with computers, global positioning...
October 18, 2013 - 11:23pm
October 5, 2013
Next federal money crisis could help farm bill
ST. PAUL — The current federal government shutdown overshadowed the end of many federal farm laws Tuesday, but the next federal fiscal crisis could lead to a stalled farm bill’s resurrection. At least that is the hope of many from farm country who see $24 billion in savings...
October 5, 2013 - 12:38am
July 11, 2013
House passes farm bill after partisan debate
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July 11, 2013 - 3:12pm
Farm bill comes up again in House
Forum News Service The Republican-controlled U.S. House planned today to debate farm funding programs over strong objections from Democrats, including the president.
July 11, 2013 - 11:23am
July 9, 2013
GOP tries to split farm bill
U.S. House Republicans want to remove food stamps from a farm bill, then pass the previously defeated agriculture funding legislation on its own. The effort that surfaced Tuesday comes against advice from farm-state politicians of both parties and more than 500 farm-related groups....
July 9, 2013 - 10:42pm