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County looks to acquire historic fire tower overlooking northern Minn. forests
Whiting selected for Bemidji School Board
Ultrasounds are focus of Minn. anti-abortion rally on 45th anniversary of Roe v. Wade
Minn. woman, 106, whom city officials adored, dies on her birthday
Hundreds of airline passengers headed to Minneapolis stranded in Fargo by winter storm
WRESTLING: BHS ninth graders take 3rd at state
After weekend sweep of North Dakota, UMD hockey hits the road to play Mankato
Wild start slow, finish fast in win over Senators
JV girls basketball up to 15-1
Schmitt Memorial Bonspiel set for Feb. 10
Arnold "Connie" Larson Jr.
Patricia "Patt" Rall
Eugene E. Holub
Walter Samuel Brown
Commentary: Who wins, who loses in new tax package?
Warmer temps offer more time outdoors
How to care for amaryllis after flowering
Long-lived houseplants often become heirlooms
Passing the hat for a good cause
Around the Arts, January 21
Own the Stage: BHS show choir takes Grand Champion; annual dinner show coming up
Def Leppard, Journey coming to Sioux Falls, Minneapolis, Fargo
Practical fashion: How to brave the cold and look good doing it
Minnesota Orchestra sets its sights on Africa
Paul Bunyan State Trail to close for bridge repairs in July
FISH TALES: Finn Claypool on Lake Bemidji
Beargrease adds second weekend of festivities
BLANE KLEMEK OUTDOORS: Learn the tricks to identify that bird
Warmer temps offer more time outdoors
Delbert & Linda Olson
LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Mom cherished kind words from Pioneer readers
Commentary: Trump kept one campaign promise. The shutdown is proof.
Commentary: I will always miss my mom and dad
VIVIAN DELGADO COLUMN: Matrilineal culture among Indigenous people
A February without a full moon
July 9, 2010
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....
July 9, 2010 - 12:00am
June 26, 2010
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 cattle being brought into North Dakota from the Modified Accredited zone in Beltrami and...
June 26, 2010 - 12:00am
February 21, 2010
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 boosting the state's livestock sector. In Cass County, grant recipients were...
February 21, 2010 - 12:00am
November 29, 2009
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 annual meeting last weekend in Brooklyn Park passed those issues along...
November 29, 2009 - 12:00am
November 25, 2009
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...
November 25, 2009 - 12:00am
October 11, 2009
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 ended Sept. 30, according to Bryce Schumann, CEO of the American Angus Association. Angus breeders...
October 11, 2009 - 12:00am
October 2, 2009
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 by 23 other senators in requesting U.S. Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack buy $100 million of...
October 2, 2009 - 12:00am
September 10, 2009
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 Minnesota State Patrol in Thief River Falls, Watchorn pulled into the livestock yard and struck a cow....
September 10, 2009 - 9:58am
September 9, 2009
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...
September 9, 2009 - 12:00am
September 6, 2009
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 meeting. The council has been asked to consider a request from property owners who had been told...
September 6, 2009 - 12:00am
July 26, 2009
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,...
July 26, 2009 - 12:00am
June 28, 2009
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...
June 28, 2009 - 12:00am
June 23, 2009
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 to continue monitoring to be sure there's not something out there," Robin Kinney, Minnesota...
June 23, 2009 - 12:00am
June 11, 2009
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 Health Organization to reclassify the outbreak as a Phase 6 pandemic. MDH officials are tracking...
June 11, 2009 - 2:18pm
May 24, 2009
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, 2008, and Oct. 1, 2011. Losses because of blizzards, disease, extreme cold...
May 24, 2009 - 12:00am