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Minnesota has a Confederate symbol --EMDASH-- and it is going to keep it
Hubbard County Law Enforcement Incidents
Menahga City Council delays grant application for bike path
County board tables decision on property dispute in Akeley
Teamsters Local 320 threatens Hubbard County with possible labor strike
Northwoods Triathlon binds Engebretson family
Fisher defends Women's Club Championship
Grossinger, Agre defend Northwoods Triathlon titles
Taylor captures first Men's Club Championship
Midway wins Region 14C title, advances to state tournament
Stephen John "Packy" Pachel
Tracy Lee Nordahl-Raidt
Cheryl A. Koch
Basic Business Cents: Learning about your processes
Carters upgrade look of Red Wagon Market
Rob Belanger named Sanford Bagley's administrative director
Women helping women
A stretch a day keeps the doctor away
'Farewell Milwaukee' wraps up 2nd Street Stage
Enjoy big band music at next Noon Hour Concert
Muhm featured poet for First City Poetry Reads
Australian blues singer at Sounds of Spirit Lake
'4ontheFloor' returns to 2nd Street Stage
Weaver poses questions regarding fishing tournaments
Upcoming North Country Trail hikes planned
Favorite summer crappie fishing patterns
Floating the Crow Wing River
Biologists monitoring wolf movements near Duluth
Administration in a hurry to get building design
'Toolkit' support letters confusing
'Operation Pollinator' is good, but RDO can do more
Letter to Editor: Rep. Green should represent us all
Supporting a free press
Heads up, Moscow mule lovers: That copper mug could be poisoning you
Recipes: Back to school
U.S. Navy Capt. from Park Rapids completes tour in CJTF-HOA
August 13, 2017
Commentary: Keeping Minnesota agriculture and rural communities strong
For Minnesota farmers, it's striking how much has changed in the past year. Our country has a new president, a new agriculture secretary, and...
August 13, 2017 - 9:16am
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. A major factor was the continued decline...
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