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Roundabout project to begin May 2019: U.S. Hwy. 71 South will be closed during final phase
PR council approves 2019 levy and budget
Menahga Council sets 1 percent levy increase, discusses liquor store remodel
Park Rapids grad to appear on 'Jeopardy!'
Whooping cough cases confirmed in Park Rapids
Bemidji's depth decides dual against Panthers
Defense sparks Panthers' 65-29 victory over LP-GE
Leitner's six goals lead Bemidji to win
Late-season archers have shot at filling deer tags
Landstrom vaults to all-around title
Miles K. Femling
Mary Josephine Krachey
Glenda Mae Kluver
Margie Mae Kesler
Medical marijuana bill would protect doctors by allowing them to state condition, lawmaker says
Enbridge to remove existing Line 3 from tribal lands if new pipeline is built
Farm bill sails through House with momentum for Trump's signature
Minnesota lawmakers vow action on rising insulin costs
Detroit Lakes apparel firm puts shoplifters to work
Place a Business Announcement
Park Rapids Downtown Business Association announces photo contest winners announced
‘Let’s make it happen,’ Garth Brooks replies to Mark Dayton’s call for another MN show
Share your arts ‘wish list’
Fargo store sells winning lottery ticket — $25,000 a year for life
Guys from Minnesota’s lake country create popular YouTube channel just being themselves
Late-season archers have shot at filling deer tags
DNR adjusts Leech Lake walleye regulations
LEPS & ODES: Butterflies have 'dynamic' population fluctuations
BIRDWISE: Birds may be scarce, but birding is 'in'
Mountain lion found dead near Nimrod in north-central Minnesota
LETTER TO EDITOR: Trump's wall is not too expensive
LIVING AT HOME COMMENTARY: Let's make an effort to help our elders this season
EDITORIAL: David can beat Goliath in retail
KLOBUCHAR COMMENTARY: Developing a more effective flu vaccine is critical
Bursack: Sibling caregiver criticism ramps up over holiday visits
What you need in your winter survival kit
Recipes: Back to school
June 29, 2018
Farmers look to Washington with concern
WASHINGTON—Farmers usually worry about the weather and how much they will be paid for crops and livestock, but this summer many have a...
June 29, 2018 - 5:58pm
June 28, 2018
Ag lawmakers ready for farm bill negotiations
WASHINGTON—Federal farm-state lawmakers say they are happy that final negotiations can begin on a farm bill that funds agriculture programs...
June 28, 2018 - 7:14pm
June 25, 2018
Why the farm bill should matter to you
To talk about the importance of the farm bill for people across the country, Ed Schafer goes way back — all the way to the formation of...
June 25, 2018 - 7:35am
May 30, 2018
Farm Bill motivates Peterson to run for 15th term
WILLMAR, Minn. — U.S. Rep. Collin Peterson doesn't have much hope that a new Farm Bill will be passed before Congress goes into recess...
May 30, 2018 - 6:22pm
May 27, 2018
Despite divisions, Farm Bill still a priority for passage
WASHINGTON—An attempt to pass a 2018 Farm Bill collapsed in the House of Representatives earlier this month, leaving farmers and ranchers tapping their feet, waiting for Congress to act on the vital package of crop insurance, food assistance and other programs that expires in...
May 27, 2018 - 6:37am
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