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WOMEN'S HOCKEY; Ohio State stymies Bemidji State again, wins 2-1 as BSU skid hits 3 games
BOYS HOCKEY: Lumberjacks beat Brainerd 4-1, win seventh straight
WRESTLING: Maas wins second Big Bear title, three others take second
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Blane Klemek: The moon of popping trees
Scotty Allison: The need for local Veterans Home continues
John Eggers: The Christmas coincidence
Blane Klemek: Keeping the prairie alive along the Red River Basin
John Eggers: The Christmas Cookie Lady
Bemidji sings for the holidays
Art briefs - Sunday Dec. 21
Pioneer Previews: Dregni reads perfect for holiday break
Meet the new class: Green Day, Lou Reed among 2015 Rock and Roll Hall of Fame inductees
Pioneer Previews: Music for the holidays — and the food shelf
Blane Klemek: Some stories about animal surprises
Blane Klemek: Great ideas for keeping birdfeeders squirrel-free
Blane Klemek: Birds of a feather. . .
Gothman wedding anniversary
Nyquist 90th birthday celebration
Quick 100th birthday celebration
Russell birthday celebration
Jenkauski birthday celebration
Peter Hakim: U.S.-Cuba deal: What the two sides get out of the bargain
Peter Funt: Elizabeth Warren, don’t jump
Nat Hentoff: When will court trials begin on CIA torturers?
Danny Tyree: Empty seats at the Christmas table
Jim HIghtgower: Chris Christie’s pork barrel politics
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
May 16, 2009
Pot bellied pig faces possible eviction from Akeley
Tilly, a pot bellied pig, may be facing eviction in Akeley.
news / region
May 16, 2009 - 2:56pm
May 8, 2009
Cow goes to farm after escaping slaughterhouse
NEW YORK (AP) -- The 500-pound cow that led New York City police on a mile-long chase after bolting from a Queens slaughterhouse is now living large at a Long Island farm sanctuary. The American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals says they transported the young cow,...
May 8, 2009 - 6:45am
May 3, 2009
Neft elected to Minnesota Beef Research and Promotion Council
news / local
May 3, 2009 - 2:41am
May 1, 2009
Swine flu tests to grow after confirmed case
COLD SPRING, Minn.
May 1, 2009 - 12:49am
April 30, 2009
Centers for Disease Control (CDC) says eating pork is safe
ST PAUL - With the recent outbreak of the 2009 H1N1 flu virus, or swine virus, consumers are concerned about the safety of eating pork. "People should not be afraid to buy pork, and to feed their family," said Doug Peterson, Minnesota Farmers Union President. "The Centers for Disease...
April 30, 2009 - 9:54am
April 29, 2009
First probable case of swine flu reported in Minnesota
ST. PAUL -- Minnesota health officials reported the first probable case of swine flu in the state today, and local officials closed two schools as a precaution. Gov. Tim Pawlenty and other officials called a news conference for 9 a.m. to discuss the state's response.
April 29, 2009 - 8:16am
Swine flu: Local agencies prepared for potential epidemic
No one knows whether the outbreak of swine flu in Mexico that has killed a score or more of people will become a pandemic. In the United States, cases of the new swine flu strain have been confirmed in California, New York, Texas, Kansas and Ohio. No cases have been identified in...
news / local
April 29, 2009 - 1:01am
October 10, 2008
USDA allows 'split status' for bovine TB in Minnesota
Starting today, Minnesota's status for bovine tuberculosis control is upgraded in all but a management area in northwest Minnesota, the U.S.
October 10, 2008 - 12:00am
September 26, 2008
Testing deer for bovine TB crucial for cattle industry
ECKLES TOWNSHIP -- Testing deer for bovine tuberculosis could prove crucial to putting Minnesota back to TB-Free status, says state Sen. Rod Skoe, DFL-Clearbrook. "I am hopeful that we will have eliminated bovine TB from Minnesota, but time is going to tell that," Skoe said Thursday...
September 26, 2008 - 12:00am
March 18, 2008
Bovine TB in NW Minn. attracting state, federal attention
Northwest Minnesota's fight against bovine tuberculosis gained attention Monday on both state and federal fronts. Area farmers and ranchers met with Gov. Tim Pawlenty, who called for a harder line in controlling bovine TB, and U.S. Sen. Norm Coleman announced he'd sent a letter asking...
March 18, 2008 - 12:00am