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January 24, 2019
The Leech Lake Band of Ojibwe and Red Lake Nation are starting to tighten their belts as the federal shutdown wears on. From left to right are Leech Lake's government relations team: Clinton Fairbanks, Amadeo Bellino and Lenny Fineday. (Joe Bowen | Bemidji Pioneer)
Tightening their belts: As shutdown lingers, Leech Lake, Red Lake face difficult decisions
January 24, 2019 - 5:49pm
December 27, 2018
Farmers worry about their aid payments in shutdown
December 27, 2018 - 4:44pm
December 20, 2018
Dustin Rigsby holds the electronic debit card he uses to buy food, his benefits from what is officially called the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program, in his living room in Dyersburg, Tenn.  (Luke Sharrett/Copyright 2018 The New York Times)
Trump administration aims to toughen work requirements for food stamps recipients
December 20, 2018 - 9:41am
August 27, 2018
Peter Martens checks the level of spelt, a grain, that is flowing into a truck for transport at his family farm in Penn Yan, N.Y., on Aug. 15, 2018. Farmers say a drought, flooding, a trade war and a tightening immigration policy have led to economic woes that are forcing many to question their future. (Libby March/Copyright 2018 The New York Times)
Farmers to get $4.7 billion in first round of U.S. aid
August 27, 2018 - 4:05pm
July 24, 2018
Agriculture Secretary Sonny Perdue, center, addresses the media during a March 9, 2018, event in North Dakota. Also in attendance were, from left, North Dakota Gov. Doug Burgum, U.S. Rep. Kevin Cramer, R-N.D., and U.S. Sen. John Hoeven, R-N.D., and Heidi Heitkamp, D-N.D. Jenny Schlecht/ Forum News Service file photo
USDA announces 3 programs for farmers affected by trade war
July 24, 2018 - 5:55pm
December 1, 2017
Progress continues on Kelliher infrastructure project
December 1, 2017 - 1:15pm
April 17, 2015
Experts say bird flu likely to be around for years
April 17, 2015 - 1:28pm
August 13, 2013
Minnesota expects 2nd largest corn crop in history
August 13, 2013 - 3:17pm