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Camper giveaway raises $36,000
Hibbing man charged with murder in death of 2-year-old girl
Crime & Accident Report
Zoo pursues endangered species
Fergus Falls police say woman who reported threats may have been hallucinating
Late goal not enough for Lakers against Crookston
San Jose State wins 42-10 over UND
Bombers blank Bears 18-0
Vikings take down Titans to finish preseason undefeated
Gophers easily handle Eastern Illinois in opener
In the Zone
Get ready to climb
Holly McCamant: Jumping off bridges and drinking too much, just another day at the lake
Credit 101 for college freshmen and parents
Older driving safety: Warning signs and how to know when to stop driving
Freezing herbs: Preserve those fresh summer flavors
Friends & Neighbors
Attorney opens new office in hometown of DL
A Creative Mix Hair Salon hires new staff
MN gas prices take smaller dip this week
Minnesota Chamber leadership named
DL doctor helps local health care students
Ulen’s Top Hat Theatre celebrates 10 years
Auditions for DLHS fall musical open Sept. 2
Mah Jongg tournament is set for Thursday, Sept. 4 in Park Rapids
Tonic Sol-fa coming to Holmes Sept. 3
‘Rockin’ on the Red’ set Sept. 20
Pine to Palm Traditions
Tamarac Refuge: Come check out the climate and its changes
What is your top food pick from the Minnesota State Fair?
Letter: Things are better, thanks to top-tier tax increases
Lynn Hummel: Gestures can be powerful stuff
Bad news for bottom 60 percent
Don’t fall for this clever phone scam
Letter: ‘Gouen’ to miss Park
Brain matter or delicious mushroom?
Brad Laabs: Lots of favorite lakes, many ways to prepare fish
Blane Klemek: Mallards are perhaps the most widespread duck on Earth
Recreational activities to be expanded at MN SNA’s
Learn the basics of hunting upland birds at DNR clinic
Pine to Palm
December 22, 2008
10 percent of North Dakota corn crop won't be harveste
About 10 percent of North Dakota's record corn crop remains in the field and will likely spend the winter there, after the blizzard a week ago and the winter storm this weekend that dropped 4 to 6 more inches of snow across the region. Tom Lilja, the Larimore, N.D., native who is...
December 22, 2008 - 12:00am
November 27, 2008
Cost of Thanksgiving dinner still a bargain, farmers say
The cost of today's typical Thanksgiving dinner is more than last year's, but farmers say it's still a bargain. The average cost of today's feast for 10 people is $44.61, a $2.35 price increase or 6 percent from last year's average of $42.26, according to the American Farm Bureau...
November 27, 2008 - 12:00am
November 23, 2008
Minnesota Farm Bureau tackles food vs. fuel issue
BROOKLYN PARK - Minnesota farmers and ranchers face challenges but also opportunities, says the head of the state's largest farm organization. One of the largest challenges is debunking the charge that diverting corn to ethanol production has raised food costs. "We cannot afford...
November 23, 2008 - 12:00am
November 12, 2008
Muddy mess for Red River Valley farmers
FARGO - The area's wet fall has led to major harvest delays, particularly for sugar beet farmers in the southern Red River Valley. Wahpeton,...
November 12, 2008 - 12:00am
November 11, 2008
Minn-Dak cooperative says this year's sugar beet harvest worst in decades
WAHPETON, N.D. - A Minn-Dak Farmers Cooperative spokeswoman calls it the worst sugar beet harvest in decades. Spokeswoman Susan Johnson says up to 20 percent of Minn-Dak's crop will be left in muddy fields. Grower members of the Wahpeton-based co-op had hoped to harvest 108,000 acres...
news / business
November 11, 2008 - 12:00am
October 27, 2008
Minnesota economy sweet and sour
ST. LOUIS PARK, Minn.
news / business
October 27, 2008 - 12:00am
October 13, 2008
Rain halts sugar beet harvest
A wet weekend has brought the Red River Valley sugar beet harvest to a halt. American Crystal Sugar Company spokesman Jeff Schweitzer told WDAY AM Radio News that even under a best-case scenario, the harvest won't resume for several days. Right now, the harvest is 68 percent complete....
October 13, 2008 - 12:00am
August 22, 2008
Organic farming profitability detailed in new MDA report
ST. PAUL -- The Minnesota Department of Agriculture (MDA) has released a new report about the financial performance of organic operations in the state. The report, entitled 2007 Organic Farm Performance in Minnesota, contains data provided by 65 organic farmers enrolled in farm business...
August 22, 2008 - 12:00am
July 13, 2008
MDA survey: Organic farmers are optimistic
ST. PAUL -- Many of the state's farmers find organic farming to be profitable and satisfying, and they are optimistic about the future of their operations. A new Minnesota Department of Agriculture (MDA) survey asked certified organic Minnesota growers about their experiences with...
July 13, 2008 - 12:00am