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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
Pamela Jean Evenson
Corwin Arthur Myers
Lawrence "Larry" Delbert Dierks
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
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