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Minn. man, 75, dies, three teens injured in crash on icy Highway 71 near Bemidji
FCC just voted to repeal its net neutrality rules, in a sweeping act of deregulation
Gander Outdoors to open first store in Minnesota
DNR to review Crow Wing lakes ordinance; county AIS coordinator resigns
'No one I trust more' than Lt. Gov. Smith in U.S.Senate, Dayton says
Panthers defeat Cardinals, improve to 3-0 in conference
Panthers use nine pins to spark win over Wolves
Accepting roles will be key to Braves' success
Three Panthers win titles at Crookston
Nevis girls drop conference openers
Sarah Ruth (Benson) Cheshire
Lillian Evelyn (McDougall) Ryther
Betty Rose (Corliss) Dyck
Basic Business Cents: How do you 'manufacture' good workers?
Vorhes wins legal services Advocacy Award
Coborn named Minnesota Housing Top Producing Loan Officer
Bemidji Burger Kings close after salmonella outbreak sickens at least 27
Trump-pardoned turkey raised in Douglas County
'Magical Medora Christmas' tour coming to Park Rapids
PRAHS drama club is performing 'a magical, musical fable'
Crookston siblings vying for HGTV home renovation show
Standing ovations for first woman with Down syndrome to compete in Miss Minnesota USA
Dreamcatcher lesson celebrates Native American heritage
New northern pike fishing regulations in spring 2018
About Fishing: Venture onto early ice at your own risk
New law expands license requirement to wheelhouse shelters
Early ice is not safe; wear life jackets on cold water
Whitefish and cisco sport netting to open on Straight Lake
Letter to Editor: Winter and snowmobiles: Think snow!
Letter to Editor: Line 3 project will move forward and benefit Minnesotans
Letter to Editor: Place more importance on human family
Check It Out: Park Rapids Library connecting people with resources, creating community through diversity
Letter to Editor: Remember Pearl Harbor
What you need in your winter survival kit
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
October 20, 2017
Klobuchar, Peterson warn against cuts to ag spending during Farm Bill panel
MOORHEAD, Minn. — Dairy crop insurance, funding for agricultural research, and continued support for ethanol and biodiesel fuels are areas...
October 20, 2017 - 6:43pm
September 4, 2017
Farm Bill's CRP provisions will have impact on pheasants, ducks
As pheasant and duck hunters prepare for their upcoming seasons, they'll do so knowing that their success depends in part on policies hashed...
September 4, 2017 - 11:47am
March 21, 2015
Letter: Big Ag bills take away Minnesotans’ rights to file complaints
The big guys with deep pockets are banding together to stick it to ordinary Minnesotans. SF 482 and HF 582 want to ensure that, in case it wasn’t already happening, Big Agriculture can do whatever it wants when it moves into a community. These bills, in short, would take away the...
March 21, 2015 - 1:41pm
February 22, 2014
Commentary: New Farm Bill is a rural investment
BY TOM VILSACK USDA Agriculture secretary The 2014 Farm Bill, passed by Congress and signed by President Obama, strengthens the farm safety net and ensures vital nutrition assistance for hardworking children and families during tough times. It closes loopholes and achieves much-needed...
February 22, 2014 - 12:09pm
February 8, 2014
Finally, a Farm Bill for America
By Collin C. Peterson D-MINN., HOUSE AGRICULTURE COMMITTEE RANKING MEMBER After nearly four years of work, the U.S. House of Representatives passed the 2014 Farm Bill conference report (H.R. 2642) with a bipartisan 251-166 vote on Jan. 29. It’s been a challenging and sometimes...
February 8, 2014 - 1:08pm
February 5, 2014
Editorial: In praise of GOP flexibility on Farm Bill
The Left has its blind spots. One of them came into plain view last week: After the State Department concluded — again — that neither blocking nor approving the Keystone XL pipeline would significantly affect greenhouse-gas emissions, key anti-Keystone activists vowed … to fight...
February 5, 2014 - 10:59am
February 4, 2014
Senate passes Farm Bill, ending 3-year wait
Feb. 4, 2014 – Today the U.S. Senate passed the 2014 Farm Bill with a decisive vote of 68-32, sending it to the president’s desk. “This bill includes proactive and common sense conservation programs that will help deter wetland and other habitat loss, incentivize habitat...
February 4, 2014 - 4:10pm
February 3, 2014
Peterson talks ‘Farm bill hell’ and re-election
By Don Davis Being a vital cog in passing a major U.S. House bill generally is an exhilarating experience. But for U.S. Rep. Collin Peterson, passing the farm bill may have been less excitement and more relief. “Today, after nearly four years of work, the House...
February 3, 2014 - 8:58am
February 1, 2014
Editorial: U.S. Congress should support Farm Bill
Hardline conservatives are likely to vote against it. Zealous liberals are likely to do the same. And that suggests the Farm Bill’s conferees got it straight down the middle. Congratulations to Minnesota Sen. Amy Klobuchar, Minnesota Rep.
February 1, 2014 - 2:57pm
December 21, 2013
Editorial: FDA acts to curb farm antibiotics
Cheers to the Food and Drug Administration for finally acting on antibiotic overuse in farm animals. The FDA says the issue is a potential threat to public health, due to the growing number of antibiotic-resistant diseases in humans. Repeated exposure to antibiotics can lead germs...
December 21, 2013 - 4:47pm
August 14, 2013
Editorial: U.S. House delays the farm bill
Political posturing about who or what is delaying action on a much-needed farm bill came into sharper focus when the Republican speaker of the U.S. House refused to appoint members to a conference committee. John Boehner had every chance to do what the Senate wisely did, but he declined....
August 14, 2013 - 1:50pm
July 13, 2013
Editorial: Rep. Peterson calls it like it is
Rep. Collin Peterson, D-Minn., is one of those rare politicians who speak with refreshing candor and without dizzying spin. The 7th District congressman did not disappoint this week when he let fly as his colleagues in the U.S. House, mostly Republicans, who are trying to scuttle...
July 13, 2013 - 12:15pm
September 21, 2012
Area farmers disappointed in failure to pass farm bill
Frustration. Disappointment. Uncertainty. Those are the words that area farmers and farm group leaders are using to describe their reaction to the failed effort to pass a new farm bill before the Sept. 30 deadline. Some producers are particularly concerned about the future of federally...
September 21, 2012 - 7:41am
June 25, 2012
There are billions on the line in the farm bill, but where does it all go?
JAMESTOWN, N.D. -- A couple billion dollars for wheat here, another billion for corn there, a few hundred million for soybeans -- maybe more...
June 25, 2012 - 7:39am