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Minnesota police officer charged in ND with assaulting handcuffed woman
Phishing scam hits Minnesota state agency; 21,000 accounts affected
Keith Ellison's divorce records unsealed: Congressman said he was abused
Almost half of US births happen outside marriage, signaling cultural shift
Nevis holds inaugural Firemen's Ball
GROWING TOGETHER: Leave the leaves for a healthier lawn
Local runners compete in Bemidji Blue Ox races
Panthers ready to make a push in 8AAA playoffs
UNC girls capture Park Region title
Tigers coast to three wins
Hixon E. Borstad
Harsey K. Scott, Jr
Johnny Lee Johnson
Janine Lynn (Larson) Weideman
State jobless rate drops to 2.8 percent in September
Minnesota kids take part in chemical exposure study
Is hemp Minnesota's next big crop?
'A lot of anxiety' as wet, snowy weather delays harvest
Exporters say trade agreement just the 'tip of the iceberg'
Place a Business Announcement
Keith Urban rocks Grand Forks
Adam Thielen's cousin co-authors new book about his rise from small-town boy to NFL star
Norwegian-Americans sought for Norwegian reality show
Everyone loves Ed: Sheeran a star among stars as he heads to Fargodome
Awkward Duluth newscast banter lands on Jimmy Fallon
GROWING TOGETHER: Leave the leaves for a healthier lawn
Minnesota youth deer season gets underway Thursday
Minnesota promoter, innovator among 2019 inductees into Freshwater Fishing Hall of Fame
BWCAW turns 40: Boundary Waters Act of 1978 was far from a sure thing
A timeline of BWCAW history
HUBBARD COUNTY DFL: A government of, for and by the people is best
LETTER TO EDITOR: Does 'no parking' still mean 'no parking'?
COMMENTARY: What it means to live in polarized times
Vote early in person or by mail
GUEST EDITORIAL: Community journalism matters because communities matter
What you need in your winter survival kit
Heads up, Moscow mule lovers: That copper mug could be poisoning you
August 7, 2017
Capitol Chatter: Lights, cameras, silence (from politicians)
REDWOOD FALLS, Minn.—They do not often bring in television lights for a Farmfest forum. But that is not the only unusual thing about a...
August 7, 2017 - 10:14am
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