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Finding workers in southwestern Minnesota an economic challenge as need for diversity in workforce grows
Is the deer duel in St. Paul over? Chronic wasting disease unites DNR, Board of Animal Health
Cost an obstacle for body camera usage in Fargo-Moorhead area
White Earth Reservation receives state grant to fight 'food desert' problem with food truck
Tales from the 'Trailer Park': Randy and Mr. Lahey of the ‘Trailer Park Boys’ come to Bemidji
Vikings best Tampa Bay 34-17
GOLF: Thomas wins $10 million bonus as FedExCup champion
NASCAR: Kyle Busch wins ISM Connect 300 in New Hampshire
SHIPLEY: In show of unity, Vikings stand together on anthem issue
NOWACKI: Keenum quiets critics in Vikings victory
David W. O'Brien
James E. Daman
Raymond Jon Kraskey
Richard "Dick" Greenwood
PATT RALL COLUMN: Louie did not go gentle into that good night: Remembering Louis Marchand
JOHN EGGERS COLUMN: Schools need all of our help for 100 percent grad rate
JOHN EGGERS COLUMN: Oh, what a delight to teach history today!
VIVIAN DELGADO COLUMN: Traditional knowledge and science: A new form of justice
EVAN HAZARD: Threescore and Ten: Tuna and "dirty rice?"
Social media star Kylie Jenner reported pregnant
Minnesota and North Dakota share the most popular wedding song, but can you guess what it is?
Jimmy Kimmel gets heated about health-care bill, says Sen. Bill Cassidy 'lied right to my face'
PATT RALL COLUMN: Timely notice can help with attendance
Around the Arts, September 17
BLANE KLEMEK COLUMN: Making a correct call on the Becida Barred Owl
PAUL NELSON FISHING COLUMN: Extended fall weather on the water
American Painted Lady butterflies migrate through area
MASTER GARDENERS: Fall in the perennial garden
Looking at levels: New management plan possibly to come to Rabideau Lake
AstroBob: Wildfire smoke smudges our starry skies
LETTER TO THE EDITOR: When is a police shooting justified?
Flashy fall foliage: Spice up landscaping with brilliant colors
Conserving estate money no excuse for risking elder's health
Opinion: Alarm over decline in U.S. government spending for ag research
September 19, 2017
Minnesotan headed to USDA: Dealing with climate change a priority
WASHINGTON — The Minnesota native who appears about to become deputy U.S. agriculture secretary says one of his priorities is to help farmers...
September 19, 2017 - 2:50pm
September 18, 2017
Minnesotan on track to become USDA's No. 2
WASHINGTON — A southwestern Minnesota native goes in front of a Senate committee Tuesday, Sept. 19, as nominee for the No. 2 man of the...
September 18, 2017 - 1:46pm
September 12, 2017
Rent prices increasing for cropland in northwest Minnesota
Rent prices for non-irrigated cropland are on the rise in several counties in northwest Minnesota, bucking the state trend. Marshall County had...
September 12, 2017 - 5:05pm
May 23, 2017
Farm groups express concern about White House budget proposal
WASHINGTON — The White House budget released on Monday, May 22, would mean big cuts for agriculture, including new limits on federal subsidies...
May 23, 2017 - 4:37pm
May 22, 2017
ND organic farmer wins USDA appeal after 7 years
LITCHVILLE, N.D. — John "Jack" Olson spreads a collection of folders containing hundreds of pages on his pickup box cover. The papers detail...
May 22, 2017 - 5:54am
May 15, 2017
Conservation freeze: Popular program sees change
WASHINGTON — New enrollment in a popular conservation program has been frozen, but producers interested in it shouldn't give up hope, a...
May 15, 2017 - 12:21pm
May 8, 2017
USDA chief economist says upswing will come, he's just not sure when
WASHINGTON — Robert Johansson isn't a seer, soothsayer or prophet; he doesn't know what the future holds. But the U.S. Department of Agriculture...
May 8, 2017 - 6:02am
May 4, 2017
USDA in rulemaking phase for national biotech labeling
WASHINGTON — The U.S. Department of Agriculture is in the rule-making phase of implementing biotech food labeling after Congress passed...
May 4, 2017 - 3:42pm
May 1, 2017
Perdue announces USDA change on school lunches
LEESBURG, Va. - U.S. Secretary of Agriculture Sonny Perdue today announced that the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) will provide greater...
May 1, 2017 - 4:24pm
April 11, 2017
Soybean stock slides as USDA predicts more planting
MITCHELL, S.D.—In about one week, the price of soybeans has fallen by more than 20 cents per bushel, and one South Dakota farmer blames...
April 11, 2017 - 6:47pm
April 7, 2017
The Pinke Post: Evaluating the safety of your meat
When you're standing at the meat counter in your grocery store, do you wonder, "Is this meat safe?" This past weekend, I attended the 97th annual...
April 7, 2017 - 10:32am
March 16, 2017
Trump wants 21 percent USDA budget cut; food, rural water hit
CHICAGO - President Donald Trump has proposed halting funding for rural clean water initiatives and reducing county-level staff, for a 21 percent...
March 16, 2017 - 2:05pm
March 15, 2017
ABC Broadcasting ordered to face defamation trial over 'Pink Slime' reports
A South Dakota state judge has ordered ABC Broadcasting to face a potential $5.7 billion defamation lawsuit claiming it damaged Beef Products...
March 15, 2017 - 12:07pm
March 2, 2017
Under pressure, USDA restores some abused animal reports to website
The U.S. Department of Agriculture has restored some of the tens of thousands of animal welfare documents that it abruptly removed from its website....
March 2, 2017 - 3:44pm
No chronic wasting disease in latest test results: Herds in Brainerd and Mountain Iron released from quarantine
ST. PAUL—Five white-tailed deer traced out of an infected herd in Merrifield tested negative for chronic wasting disease. Four of the deer...
March 2, 2017 - 9:43am