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Minnesota lost 8,800 jobs in February, unemployment rate rises to 3.1 percent
Rally against domestic violence on Wednesday in Bemidji
Robert Kraft says he's 'truly sorry'
How a flight attendant from Texas ended up in an ICE detention center for six weeks
Attorney general preparing a set of conclusions from Mueller report but isn't expected to finish that work Saturday
SCSU will try to learn from loss in 2 OTs; Ryan Poehling to be reevaluated Monday
Gophers’ Jordan Murphy didn’t get the ending he deserved
MEN'S HOCKEY: Minnesota State storms back to claim WCHA title
Towns' big night carries Wolves past Grizzlies
Gophers fall to Michigan State NCAA tournament’s second round
Robert Neil Current
Paula Rae (Grand) Rynders
Gary Gene Koebernick
Robert Neil Current
Fielding Questions: Cutting back geraniums, a rough year for rabbit damage on trees and moving rhubarb
Kindness is Contagious: Kindness may be a matter of perspective
Swift: When it comes to '80s fashion, just say bow
Fielding Questions: Odd growth on a cyclamen, quackgrass in strawberries and controlling creeping Charlie
Veeder: How to go sledding with 2 toddlers in only 20 steps
Couple brings 1,600-pound steer to a Texas Petco
When a flask is more than a flask: Minnesota artists consider the container — and its accessories
Fargo breast cancer doctors aim to debunk documentary at film festival
Sweet! 'Napoleon Dynamite' stars enjoying film's longevity
Abducted central Minnesota girl Jasmine Block appearing on 'Dr. Phil' today, March 19
Last Michipicoten Island wolves going to Isle Royale
McFeely: Tullibee, or not tullibee — Unique fish provides a fun day on the ice
Clearwater County authorities issue bear alert for area near Clearbrook-Gonvick school
‘Raghorn’ bull elk turns heads in northeast North Dakota
MASTER GARDENERS: Thought-provoking research as gardening season approaches
Tyson recalls chicken strips after customers report finding metal in them
Hospitals lean into virtual health care even as Medicare won't cover it
PolyMet receives final permit for Minn. copper-nickel mine
Baristas beware: A robot that makes gourmet cups of coffee has arrived
Minnesota farmer promotes wheat worldwide
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Daniel E. Ewert
Carol E. Priest
Orlan And Linda Lauderbaugh
Daniel & Bonnie Grundmeier
LETTER TO THE EDITOR: The hypocrisy runs deep in the state capitol
LETTER TO THE EDITOR: We need to challenge hatred right here at home
Four things that changed my laundry game after doing laundry at my friends' home
JOHN EGGERS COLUMN: Is it time to make sports curricular?
LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Gov. Walz, we have to talk
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March 21, 2019
Minnesota farmer promotes wheat worldwide
EAST GRAND FORKS, Minn. — Rhonda Larson has just spent a busy late-winter day substitute teaching kindergarten in the morning and second grade...
March 21, 2019 - 6:00am
March 20, 2019
American farmers confront a mental health crisis
The worst agricultural downturn since the 1980s is taking its toll on the emotional well-being of American farmers. In Kentucky, Montana and...
March 20, 2019 - 12:02pm
March 12, 2019
Trump to Farmers: 'LOVE YOU!' But I still want to cut your subsidies
President Donald Trump's "I LOVE YOU!" tweet to farmers is facing another challenge: budget cuts that will slash subsidies for crop insurance...
March 12, 2019 - 9:54am
March 9, 2019
27,800 head of cattle unaccounted for in SD foreclosure case
CORSICA, S.D. — A report filed this week shows a man involved in a Corsica foreclosure case sold the same cattle to as many as four parties...
March 9, 2019 - 1:09pm
March 7, 2019
Minnesota enjoys record sunflower yield
There was a time when an Upper Midwest sunflower producer considered a single field yielding 2,000 pounds per acre to be a bumper crop. But the...
March 7, 2019 - 8:30pm
March 2, 2019
Dry peas: A crop whose time has come?
MUNICH, N.D. — Mike Dick first grew dry peas in the 1990s. The weather didn’t cooperate, and so the Munich farmer quit raising them. But...
March 2, 2019 - 8:58pm
February 28, 2019
Pinke: Farm shows are what you make of them
What’s the value of a farm show or conference? I have considered this as I’ve spent the past few days attending Bayer’s AgVocacy Forum...
February 28, 2019 - 3:29pm
February 26, 2019
Canada steals market share from US as China soy tariffs bite
The China trade war that has clobbered U.S. farmers is a boon for their northern neighbors. Canada's shipments of soybeans to China, the world's...
February 26, 2019 - 10:52am
February 23, 2019
Get connected: Midwest states show progress in rural connectivity
JAMESTOWN, N.D. — Precision agriculture experts talk about a lot of possibilities for technology in agriculture. Things such as sensors for...
February 23, 2019 - 8:16pm
Dutch researchers editing genes for ‘gluten-safe’ wheat
A European agricultural university is working to produce what it describes as “gluten-safe” wheat. U.S. Wheat Associates, which develops...
February 23, 2019 - 6:54pm
February 22, 2019
Agricultural workers may soon be made of tech and steel
DUETTE, Fla. - Human and machine have 10 seconds per plant. They must find the ripe strawberries in the leaves, gently twist them off the stems...
February 22, 2019 - 1:28pm
February 21, 2019
US farmers fuel surge in guest-worker visas as illegal labor dwindles
DURANGO, Mexico - For decades, U.S. farmers, landscapers and builders tapped a seemingly endless supply of cheap labor: the waves of undocumented...
February 21, 2019 - 2:49pm
February 16, 2019
Spreading organic’s story: Minn. dairy farmer visits D.C.
When Ruth Buck visited Washington, D.C., to promote the organic industry four or five years ago, many people there didn't know what she was talking about. “But things have really changed. Now, just about everyone there has positive thoughts about it (organic), and it’s grown to...
February 16, 2019 - 3:29pm
February 15, 2019
Knutson: ‘Why write about it?’ Cultured meat story raises questions
Years ago, I interviewed an area farmer who was serving as national president of his commodity group. During the interview, he mentioned that...
February 15, 2019 - 6:50pm
Economic trends turn downward for farmers
Things are not looking good for the U.S. farm economy. On Thursday, Feb. 14, the farm belt's malaise deepened after the U.S. Department of Agriculture...
February 15, 2019 - 10:13am