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Students planting trees
Huge tornado hits Oklahoma City suburb, kills 51
School board reviews budget projections
Capitol, flooding, veterans, disaster end legislative session
Furniture store loan request OK’d
Bemidji Speedway season begins during Memorial Day Weekend
Bemidji area softball teams begins playoffs
Bemidji Blue Ox opens season with win over Staples
This week at Bemidji High School: softball team earns top seed in playoffs
Mix of Bemidji varsity, junior varsity players top Park Rapids
Edith Edie Hill
Thomas "Tommy" Matt Hardwig
Shirley Marie Defoe
Audra McDonald returns with new, personal CD
'Trek' does $70.6M but falls short of studio hopes
Taylor Swift wins 8 trophies at Billboard Awards
'Mad Men' Vincent Kartheiser finds a new role
Obama to host concert honoring Carole King
Fishing guide looks back on hosting Dayton
Blane Klemek: Orioles, too, are a sure sign of spring
Minnesota begins 2013 gypsy moth trapping program
Bemidji area lakes finally open and walleye fishing can begin
Fight to stop spread of Asian carp goes high tech
Volunteer committee turns over last of pledges for event center
Pioneer Viewpoints: Lending a hand during difficult times
Cokie & Steven V. Roberts: Assaulting our core values
Doug Patton: IRS scandal is proof we need the Fair Tax
Joe Gandelman: Obama’s 2nd term curse
Patrick Guilfoile: Drink to their health, How fruit flies use alcohol to protect their young
Arland O. Fiske: The story of Helsinki’s ‘rock church’
John R. Eggers: Laughter makes the heart young
Master Gardener: Penstemon can offer season-long color
Peterson starts early on farm bill
Agriculture is one of the first major program areas to cut the federal deficit, says U.S. Rep. Collin Peterson. Peterson, chairman of the U.S. House Agriculture Committee, proposes in the...
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Fri, Jul 09, 2010 - 12:00am
North Dakota drops TB testing regulation
The state of North Dakota on this week dropped additional testing requirements for most cattle entering that state from Minnesota and Montana. The more stringent testing remains in effect for...
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Sat, Jun 26, 2010 - 12:00am
Cass County farmers get grants
Minnesota Agriculture Commissioner Gene Hugoson has announced the recipients of the state's second round of Livestock Investment Grants. Fifty producers were selected to share $1 million in grants aimed at...
Sun, Feb 21, 2010 - 12:00am
Minnesota Farm Bureau sets top issues for 2010
Hot-button issues in 2010 for Minnesota farmers and ranchers include food safety, renewable fuels, greenhouse gas reductions, water quality and animal care. Minnesota Farm Bureau Federation delegates at their 91st...
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Sun, Nov 29, 2009 - 12:00am
Minnesota Turkey Growers Hunger Solutions Minnesota
Agriculture Commissioner Gene Hugoson wrestles with a turkey, bringing attention to the Minnesota Turkey Growers Association gift of 24,000 pounds of turkey and $6,650 to Hunger Solutions Minnesota. Behind Hugoson...
Wed, Nov 25, 2009 - 12:00am
Wilde ranked third in state for Angus registration
Wayne Wilde of Shevlin is ranked registering the most Angus beef cattle in Minnesota, having recorded 217 head of Angus with the American Angus Association during fiscal year 2009, which...
news / business
Sun, Oct 11, 2009 - 12:00am
Senators seek aid for hog, dairy farmers
Measures to help hog and dairy producers were sought this week by both of Minnesota's senators. U.S. Sen. Al Franken, DFL-Minn., and U.S. Sen. Richard Burr, R-N.C., were joined Thursday...
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Fri, Oct 02, 2009 - 12:00am
North Dakota driver injured in cow-car accident
At 10:39 p.m. Wednesday, Schuyler J. Watchorn, 25, of Walcott, N.D., was driving a 2006 Dodge Caravan west on U.S. Highway 2 near the Bagley Livestock Exchange. According to the...
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Thu, Sep 10, 2009 - 9:58am
Bemidji City Council: Chickens given 24 hours
The health of a Bemidji resident was paramount. The Bemidji City Council on Tuesday voted 4-2 to require Sam Kvale to remove his flock of 100 chickens from the city...
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Wed, Sep 09, 2009 - 12:00am
City Council to consider chickens
The fate of 100 chickens will be decided by the Bemidji City Council Tuesday. The chickens, raised within the city limits, will be slaughtered despite the outcome of Tuesday's council...
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Sun, Sep 06, 2009 - 12:00am
Grazing tour: Pasture rotation improves cattle management
LAPORTE -- Two years ago, Norton and Carol Berg embarked on an experiment in their cow-calf operation - a rotational grazing system. The project, which is a cost-share arrangement with...
news / business / region
Sun, Jul 26, 2009 - 12:00am
Trail riders: Women gather to enjoy their horses
Dapple and sorrel, palomino and paint, a group of horsewomen unload a colorful assortment of animals for a summer afternoon ride in Movil Maze. The women, who have been riding...
news / local / outdoors / sports
Sun, Jun 28, 2009 - 12:00am
Another deer with bovine TB doesn't concern ag officials
The discovery of a whitetail deer with bovine tuberculosis in northwest Beltrami County doesn't concern state agriculture officials. "It was kind of expected, and is the reason why we need...
news / local / outdoors
Tue, Jun 23, 2009 - 12:00am
State continuing to track H1N1 novel influenza cases as WHO upgrades global status of outbreak to Phase 6; More cases expected; illness generally not severe
The Minnesota Department of Health (MDH) will continue its current efforts to track and respond to the H1N1 novel influenza outbreak in the state, following today's decision by the World...
Thu, Jun 11, 2009 - 2:18pm
Livestock Indemnity Program
The 2008 Farm Bill includes the Livestock Indemnity Program, which provides compensation to eligible livestock producers who have incurred livestock death losses due to a natural disaster, between Jan. 1,...
Sun, May 24, 2009 - 12:00am