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Crime report for May 1-4
Minnesota State Fair adds three more acts
Bird flu prompts Jennie-O Turkey Store
Central Minnesota man dies in machinery accident
Minneapolis boy who killed brother did so accidentally, police say
TENNIS: Bemidji a perfect 12-0 in duals with triangular win
VOLLEYBALL: BSU released 2015 schedule
TRACK: Horob second in pole vault at Ron Masanz Invitational
SOFTBALL: Bemidji blanked by Brainerd 11-0
BASEBALL: Bemidji, Moorhead split doubleheader; Jacks snap losing streak
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Franklyn "June" Charles Strong, Jr.
Patrick Guilfoile: Measles — more deadly than Ebola
MASTER GARDENERS: Growing vegetables in the flower garden
John Eggers column: Make your fishing opener memorable
MASTER GARDENERS COLUMN: Flowers and herbs benefit the vegetable garden
John Eggers: What is right with the world?
Michael W. Smith tour comes to Sanford Center
PIONEER PREVIEWS: BSO concludes 76th season with some Mozart
The Table Tour: Steven Curtis Chapman brings Christian music acts to perform in Bemidji
Pioneer Previews: Brass on tap Monday at Bangsberg
Art briefs - Sunday April 26
Gone Fishin': Duane, John Peterson and their business are Hall of Fame worthy
BLANE KLEMEK COLUMN: Although rare, observing black bears a fascinating sight
Photo of the Day: Immature eagle
PAUL NELSON COLUMN: Water levels remain a concern as opener nears
Blane Klemek: The bluebird, few have received as much attention as they
Stratton birthday celebration
Ferden birthday celebration
Henry-Van Sickle engagement
Edie Ramstad: Investment in broadband will keep businesses in Minnesota
Georgie Anne Geyer: Both sides must work to end our season of killing
Rich Lowry: A Great Society failure
Cokie & Steven V. Roberts: Smart, not soft, on crime
LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Wolf hunt not based on sound science
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