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If the shoe fits, paint it: Sisters create custom shoes in Bemidji
Bemidji introduces charging stations for electric cars
MN state agencies receive 10 government innovation awards
MN minimum wage set to go up August 1
Kate Smith in the field at Resorters
The smell of football is in the air
DL Pro Gal golf tourney results
Royals win DL Major League championship
Hole in one
Young Life Triathlon: Rock the Beach 5K, Kids Run part of the action
Saying goodbye to the old and hello to the new
These s’mores can be made any time of year
Jorgenson piano students end season with recital, awards
Social Secuirty: Thank you for last 31 years… and goodbye
Friends & Neighbors
‘Bait boys’ take over Quality Bait and Tackle
Encouraging good spending
MN property tax refund filing tips
Tips on insurance and storm damage claims
Former patrons buy Bleachers
Bluestem extends summer concert series into October
‘Annie Get Your Gun’ has strong native presence
Apple Music buys ‘Carpool Karaoke’ TV series
Park Rapids Crazy Days July 28-29
Frazee Turkey Days set for July 29-31
Darla Rae Fisher
Julie Ann Stewart
Timothy J. Karsnia
Dean W. Sanders
Wind power destabilizing power grid
Adults playing their games...
Letter: Unendorsed 7th District candidate should bow out
Letter: Union workers advocate for pipeline
Cheers to young volunteers
Northwest MN Fishing Report
Northland Outdoors TV goes in search of monster trout
DNR advice for handling damaged trees
Time to get over trauma, learn to cast
Birds vary wildly in how, where they build nests
Becker County Fair Premium List
Celebrating Solstice at Richwood Winery
June Summer Scene
Biking becoming bigger with area trails
Get out and golf
December 19, 2015
Congress’ year-end tax bill adds protections for farmers
On Friday, Congress passed Protecting Americans from Tax Hikes (PATH), a bill that includes two important provisions affecting farmers. The bill will permanently cap small business deductions for capital expenses at $500,000, up from the previous limit of $25,000. The PATH Bill also...
December 19, 2015 - 5:40am
November 20, 2015
Crop assistance set to go out to 92,000 MN farms
About 92,000 Minnesota farms that enrolled in new safety-net programs established by the 2014 Farm Bill will soon begin receiving financial assistance for the 2014 crop year. The programs, known as Agriculture Risk Coverage and Price Loss Coverage, are designed to protect against...
November 20, 2015 - 5:35am
November 15, 2015
Farmers can get money for saving the monarch
Federal authorities are ready to give farmers in Minnesota and nine other states money to help save the iconic monarch butterfly. The U.S....
November 15, 2015 - 5:55am
American Agri-Women awards ‘The Leaven Award’ to local farmer
The Leaven Award is presented annually during the national convention of American Agri-Women, and this year it was presented to Callaway resident...
November 15, 2015 - 5:50am
November 11, 2015
Search for transparency in our food
The “Safe and Accurate Food Labeling Act” brings us transparency and consumer confidence in our food purchases. It also will render consumers here and abroad the most affordable food and improve the lives and environment for so many around the globe. I am a long time farmer,...
November 11, 2015 - 9:41am
October 29, 2015
REAP aid available to help MN farmers lower energy costs
U.S. Senators Amy Klobuchar and Al Franken recently announced that $1,613,774 in aid has been allotted to help Minnesota farmers lower energy costs and boost renewable energy. The support comes from the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Rural Energy for America Program (REAP). REAP...
October 29, 2015 - 5:35am
October 24, 2015
Caged chickens give the healthiest eggs
Eggs produced by chickens raised in modern agricultural facilities are the safest, most humane and best economical choice. Fact: Modern facilities allow birds a comfortable, low stress space to produce clean, nutritious eggs. Fact: The birds producing within modern facilities...
October 24, 2015 - 5:30am
Zurn serves as advocate for Minnesota’s agriculture industry
She may not spend her days operating a combine or a chisel plow anymore, but Karolyn Zurn still considers herself a farmer. During the course...
October 24, 2015 - 4:20am
October 22, 2015
Dept of Ag releases book on sustainability
The Minnesota Department of Agriculture is pleased to announce the publication of the 2015 Greenbook, a set of stories about sustainable agriculture research and demonstration projects taking place on Minnesota crop, livestock, fruit, and vegetable farms. “The Greenbook is an...
October 22, 2015 - 5:20am
October 15, 2015
State investments shown in new videos
The Minnesota Department of Agriculture’s Agricultural Growth, Research and Innovation program supports the state’s agricultural and renewable energy industries. To highlight the broad reach and individual impact this program has on farmers and agricultural businesses, the...
October 15, 2015 - 5:25am
October 11, 2015
30 years of Ag in the Classroom
Minnesota Agriculture in the Classroom is Celebrating it’s 30 year Anniversary. Fact: The national Ag in the Classroom was started by the Illinois Agri-Women. It was funded by Farm Bureau. Our state is unique in that the program was initiated as a public/private partnership...
October 11, 2015 - 5:45am
October 7, 2015
Beet harvest turns fatal: Recent truck accidents puts focus on road safety
A pair of crashes involving farm trucks in nearby Minnesota counties left two men dead and two men injured, putting a tragic spotlight on the...
October 7, 2015 - 9:25am
September 25, 2015
MnDOT asks motorists, farm equipment operators to safely share the road this fall
Motorists traveling on Minnesota highways this fall need to be aware of large farm equipment transporting crops to markets, grain elevators and processing plants, according to the Minnesota Department of Transportation. “Harvest season is in full swing and farmers in every corner...
September 25, 2015 - 5:30am
September 19, 2015
Deadline approaching for ag risk coverage, price loss coverage
Producers have one final step to complete this year to participate in the 2014 and 2015 Agriculture Risk Coverage and Price Loss Coverage (ARCPLC) farm program. A contract, form CCC-861, will need to be signed for each farm and year to be eligible for benefits if a payment is determined...
September 19, 2015 - 5:00am
August 20, 2015
Grants available to add value to farms
The Minnesota Department of Agriculture announces funding for projects to help farmers, producers and processors add value to their operations and the state’s agricultural economy. Funding for the grants was established by the Minnesota legislature to advance the state’s agricultural...
August 20, 2015 - 5:30am