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Crime report for Jan. 16
Trump fires back at Pelosi, says he's 'postponing' her overseas travel
TSA says financial stress of shutdown is forcing growing number of officers to stay home
Greater Minnesota groups to get $1.5 million to grow child care access
Volunteer open house at food shelf Jan. 22
New Wild winger Pontus Aberg wants to show Ducks ‘they made a mistake’
MEN’S BASKETBALL: Beavers working through skid at midseason mark
BASEBALL: BSU picked 14th in NSIC preseason poll
WATCH: Minnesota Gophers' hockey press conference for Jan. 17
WATCH: Live shows streaming from Hockey Day Minnesota
Patricia Ann Tiffany
Richard Clyde Steele
Genevieve Ann Swanson
James Michael Caliandro
Terry Lee Welch
Schlecht: Enjoying a Montana winter in North Dakota
Swift: Here’s why your New Year’s resolution may have floundered
Fielding Questions: Tips for houseplants with brown leaf tips, redbud trees and lights for seedlings
Veeder: January is a little too good at loneliness
Growing Together: And the winner is... All-America Selections names top vegetables and flowers for 2019
Around the Arts, Dec. 30
Major bug in Fortnite gave hackers access to millions of player accounts
Broadway legend Carol Channing dies at 97
WATCH: Fargo group recruiting contestants for local web reality show
Chris Pratt announces engagement to Katherine Schwarzenegger
CWD battle heats up in Minnesota: Fatal deer disease keeps spreading, has crossed species
PAUL NELSON FISHING: It is all about the ice conditions
Brad Dokken: Time outdoors fuels sense of anticipation
New Minn. DNR commissioner outlines challenges, priorities and opportunities as she begins new job
Isle Royale wolf, moose study lost to federal shutdown
Facebook disables hundreds of accounts tied to Russian news agency for hiding their identity
Funding for the future: Checkoff groups continue to fund ag research
Minnesota lawmakers trade ideas, jabs on health care costs
Farm Service Agency offices to reopen for three days
Schlecht: Enjoying a Montana winter in North Dakota
Place a Business Announcement
Carol E. Priest
Orlan And Linda Lauderbaugh
Daniel & Bonnie Grundmeier
Elect Stu Lourey to Senate
LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Abortion is the inconvenient truth of our time
Commentary: This is why the federal government will have a hard time regulating prescription opioids
JOHN EGGERS COLUMN: How do you challenge students?
KELLY BREVIG COLUMN: The only way of making change is by actually living life
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January 10, 2019
Knutson: Fathers expected to play bigger role, causing farm family dilemma
There’s a guy I know — with adult children of his own — who’s upset about his childhood. The guy is still a little angry that his own...
January 10, 2019 - 6:00am
December 24, 2018
Knutson: Let’s scrap the phrase ‘Crazy Californians’ this Christmas
It didn’t generate much attention in the Upper Midwest, and I nearly missed it myself: The proposition on the California November ballot to...
December 24, 2018 - 6:00am
December 3, 2018
Wheat resurgence draws attention: Soybean concerns partly responsible
FARGO — A few years ago, Brad Thykeson’s two sons wondered about the economic wisdom of planting wheat on their farm near Portland, N.D....
December 3, 2018 - 6:00am
November 26, 2018
‘Tough discussions’ ahead for bankers, farmers
It’s part of agricultural bankers’ job description: Work with borrowers and offer constructive insights into how to financially strengthen clients’ farming operations.
November 26, 2018 - 7:01am
Tough harvest weather: Soybeans and the year with no fall
This is a column about two of the most important things in Upper Midwest agriculture: the weather and soybeans. We’ll start with the former, end with the latter. It’s risky to generalize about area weather. The region is so big, with so much variation in it, that what’s true...
November 26, 2018 - 6:51am
November 15, 2018
COMMENTARY: Why Trump’s trade war alarms me
There are several things that alarm or annoy me about President Donald Trump’s trade war. Here are the three most troublesome: First and foremost, I’m concerned for U.S. farmers and consumers worldwide. The Trump tariffs have cut into U.S. ag exports and threaten to hurt consumers...
November 15, 2018 - 6:00am
October 1, 2018
Commentary: 'Does Trump understand farming?'
The telephone call came from a farmer in his combine. He told me he'd enjoyed my most recent column, which looked at the economic challenges...
October 1, 2018 - 6:48am
September 17, 2018
Commentary: A challenging time in ag; what 2019 might bring
If you've been around Upper Midwest agriculture as long as I have, you know a whole lot more than you want to about tough times. You've lived through the sky-high interest rates of the 1980s, you've experienced drought, you've suffered flooding, you've endured poor crop and livestock...
September 17, 2018 - 6:00am
September 3, 2018
Commentary: Tariffs, fake news and more
I'm asked occasionally about my own views on various issues important to agriculture and our country. What that happens, I shrug and say, "I'm...
September 3, 2018 - 6:47am
June 25, 2018
It's tough to get started: Challenges of beginning farmers
There are only a few things that everyone in modern agriculture agrees on. We all dislike food waste. We all stress farm safety. We all value timely rains. And we all agree that it's extremely difficult to get started in farming or ranching without an "in" — an established farmer...
June 25, 2018 - 7:36am
June 11, 2018
Here a cluck, there a cluck: Backyard chickens bring satisfaction, challenges
I grow up on a North Dakota farm with beef cattle and small grains. No chickens, though, which was fine with me. Chickens are noisy and messy, and I wanted nothing to do with them. Still don't, never will. But a growing number of Americans think otherwise. Although firm statistics...
June 11, 2018 - 7:00am
May 28, 2018
Commentary: Non-GMO food prices, labeling saddening
There it was on the salt container label, the proud proclamation that the product inside was "non-GMO." I looked at the label a second time and...
May 28, 2018 - 8:37am
April 30, 2018
One year at a time: Controversy on farmland leases
I once sat with a farmer in his pickup on the way to look at his fields. As we drove, he pointed to a field and said, "That one's not mine. A...
April 30, 2018 - 6:10am
February 19, 2018
5 things in food and agriculture we can agree on
It's no secret that America has vast divisions: right versus left, Fox News versus MSNBC, Red State versus Blue State, urban versus rural, agriculturalists...
February 19, 2018 - 7:35am
January 15, 2018
It's your land, but expect a reaction if you anger other aggies
Cargill is one of the world's most powerful agricultural companies. There's disagreement, both in and out of ag circles, on whether it uses that...
January 15, 2018 - 7:50am