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Ruby's Pantry to 'pop up' in Laporte
Father, son drown while kayaking on Hart Lake in Hubbard County
County board closing vehicle access to 'disgraceful' gravel pit
10 killed in Texas high school shooting were mostly students; police say suspect confessed
Nevis playground installation is imminent
Home runs lift Snurdbirds past Crookston, Wolf Lake
Kirlin, Jasmer run in Fargo Marathon
BHV, WDC defeat Braves in PRC play
Panthers sitting at .500 after splitting four games
Tigers walk to 13-1 win over Mustangs
Lawrence "Larry" Delbert Dierks
Pamela Jean Evenson
Corwin Arthur Myers
Darlene Mable Shearer
Ronald Kenyon Edwards
Despite late start, farmers optimistic about getting crops in for the season
Judge says Line 3 should stick to its old route; recommendation allows tribes to stop pipeline
Benefactor of Daddy-Daughter Dance delivers $1,000
Drones ahoy! Woman-owned business takes innovative approach
Online purchase scams are the riskiest type of fraud
Place a Business Announcement
Three Park Rapids students win awards at national PTA contest
Nemeth Art Center launches new art, live music events
Movie Review: Third 'Avengers' is a stunningly well-made feature
Community band's spring concert is May 13
Sculpture entry deadline extended
Whopping walleye catch
Minnesota state park campsites booking fast
Bird Wise: Catch a wave and you're sitting on top of the world
North Country Trail Column: Adopt a hiking trail on National Trails Day
Conservation officers' weekly report
Letter to Editor: This community is awesome
Letter to Editor: Looking for Osage descendants
Letter to Editor: Animals need better legal safeguards
Letter to Editor: Lizakowski's rebuttal to allegations
Commentary: Oil, water and the judges
What you need in your winter survival kit
Heads up, Moscow mule lovers: That copper mug could be poisoning you
August 4, 2017
Disaster relief not just a dry topic for some
REDWOOD FALLS, Minn. — Two members of the U.S. House Agriculture Committee have especially strong feelings about the need to aid farmers...
August 4, 2017 - 5:04pm
August 2, 2017
Going underground in corn country
HANLEY FALLS, Minn. — Irrigation can make economic sense for many corn farmers in Minnesota, but it is not known if a more costly investment...
August 2, 2017 - 2:52pm
March 22, 2017
Editorial: Fix school funding with ag credit
Are owners of agricultural land being asked to shoulder an unfair portion of the taxes to pay for school building projects? In some cases, yes — and that's why so many school capital referendums are defeated in Greater Minnesota. Not because they're not needed but because it's...
March 22, 2017 - 3:22pm
November 2, 2016
Hundreds of pig carcasses sent to rendering plant after accidental death
ROSEAU COUNTY, Minn.—Hundreds of pigs that died in a farming accident in northern Minnesota were disposed of in a rendering plant, authorities say. Michael Crusan, communications director of the Minnesota Board of Animal Health, said that 473 pigs died in a farming accident...
November 2, 2016 - 12:47pm
October 12, 2016
Hubbard County farmer files complaint of soil fumigant fumes
A Department of Agriculture official was called out last week to investigate a local couple's complaint of pesticides applied to an R.D. Offutt...
October 12, 2016 - 7:16am
July 16, 2016
DNR releases Minnesota buffer map; implementation begins
As part of the state’s commitment to protecting clean water, the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources this week released the map of public...
July 16, 2016 - 10:40am
May 14, 2016
Semi-tractor trailers, hundreds of bales lost in Menahga area fire
A fire burned two semi-tractors and trailers along with what is reported as several hundred round bales on a turkey and cattle farm near Menahga...
May 14, 2016 - 12:37pm
Report presents effects of pesticide exposure on children
"Kids are on the frontline in Minnesota," the Pesticide Action Network warns in a recently released report on the effects of children’s exposure to pesticides. The report, compiled by "independent scientific experts based on dozens of objective studies," finds children living or...
May 14, 2016 - 8:33am
April 6, 2016
Minnesota farm incomes continue to decline
Editor’s note: This article was provided by University of Minnesota Extension. Despite record crop yields, the incomes for Minnesota farms continued to decline in 2015, reaching their lowest point in inflation-adjusted dollars in 20 years.
April 6, 2016 - 1:06pm
March 30, 2016
Avian industry is ready for bird flu
This time last year - to be blunt - all hell was breaking loose on west central Minnesota poultry farms as thousands of commercially raised turkeys and chickens began dropping dead from a highly contagious bird flu. All told, more than 9 million birds in Minnesota were either killed...
March 30, 2016 - 9:25am
January 16, 2016
Opposition agrees to extend DNR pines-to-prairie extension study
The Department of Natural Resources and petitioners Toxic Tators, Land Stewardship Project and Pesticide Action Network have reached a “mutally agreed upon” 30-day extension to continue conversation on RD Offutt’s proposed expansion in the Pineland Sands Aquifer. The petition...
January 16, 2016 - 9:54am
November 25, 2015
Outdoor Classroom ideas focus on ag education
Planning continues to move forward on the agricultural aspect of the Park Rapids Schools’ Outdoor Classroom initiative. A planning session convened last week with Keith Olander, who directs agricultural-related studies at Central Lakes College, facilitating and Al Withers, program...
November 25, 2015 - 9:12am
October 30, 2015
INSIGHT: GMO backlash threatens beet farmers as foodmakers swap sugars
America's sugar beet growers are under siege as U.S. food companies increasingly shun genetically modified (GMO) crops. In the past...
October 30, 2015 - 9:49am
October 11, 2015
RDO showcases sustainability practices during farming tour
As the 2015 potato harvest winds down, RDO employees are looking at the season’s successes in sustainable farming methods that began two decades...
October 11, 2015 - 12:54pm
June 22, 2015
Potato giant defends company's land stewardship in water permit flap
PARK RAPIDS, Minn. -- The patriarch of the biggest potato producer in the world says his company is not the poor environmental steward critics...
June 22, 2015 - 9:43am