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Minnesota launches new ad campaign
Marijuana issue remains clouded
Westrom advances in ‘Young Guns’
Two horses found dead from starvation near Dorset
Swegarden baffles Hornet batters
MSU-Mankato players expected to return to practice Friday
Timberwolves, Adelman to part; went 97-133 with team
Mankato football players refuse to practice for reinstated coach
Homers carry Lakers to 2-0 start to season
In the Zone
LP-A students win national award
Holly McCamant: World comes to life once spring is here
Goeun Park: L.A.’s Union Station proves that the American Dream is still alive today
Sign up to represent community at first Minnesota Sings event
Free bike rodeo is April 26 at Kent Freeman Arena
Friends & Neighbors
Students were asked: What concerns me about the environment?
This year’s festival in Vergas even included maple syrup milkshakes
State tournament brings a thousand archers to Detroit Lakes
2014 Spring Laker Book
Burning restrictions start Monday in Becker County
Brad Laabs: Stay off the ice; Give Rainy River sturgeon a try
Blane Klemek: Sweet sounds of the bluebirds are back in northern MN
DNR accepting comments on hunting rule changes
Minnesota deer-feeding effort all but over
Hospice heads to Hwy 10
Sign-ups begin for USDA disaster relief
Otter Tail Power gets new president/COO
Spanky’s hires new general manager
Reining in the cost of prom
Wear green for mental health awareness
Reported MNsure numbers are misleading
State roads are slip sliding away
Lynn Hummel: Early morning fog makes the imagination run wild
Transportation is a non-partisan issue in greater Minnesota
Third annual Bean Bags, Beer and Beach Bums set April 26
‘Carrie’ at MSUM
Danell Haspel: Free trip to the MN History Center
‘Vintage’: An old-fashioned tale of friendship
Magic show closes out Top Hat season
October 9, 2009
Beet farmers trying to beat wet fields, cold conditions
Even with the wet weather this past week, one local beet farmer isn't worried about the current harvest. Not just yet, anyway. Eric Zurn, who...
October 9, 2009 - 3:33pm
Post-harvest tips for later maturing corn
The cool growing season has delayed corn maturity creating concern among corn growers. The biggest challenge with corn is removing the excess moisture after harvest. Last year, many acres remained in the field until the kernel moisture was low enough for a practical harvest. The...
October 9, 2009 - 1:33pm
October 7, 2009
Heavy rains hurting sugar beet harvest
October 7, 2009 - 8:39am
September 27, 2009
New York Mills woman killed in collision with potato truck
NEW YORK MILLS -- A New York Mills area woman was killed Saturday when her car collided with a truck hauling potatoes. The name of the victim has not been released by the Minnesota State Patrol. The accident occurred at about noon on Highway 106, two miles south of Highway 10,...
news / accidents
September 27, 2009 - 12:00am
September 25, 2009
The time is now to apply for sustainable agriculture grants from MDA
From developing cold hardy kiwifruit to extending the vegetable growing season, many Minnesota farmers and researchers have turned their ideas into viable production practices with the help of a Minnesota Department of Agriculture (MDA) Sustainable Agriculture Grant. The MDA is...
September 25, 2009 - 2:25pm
Randolph farmer has 'berry' good idea
RANDOLPH -- Childhood memories can be sweet and Pat Altrichter's certainly were. She recalled wild "June" berries growing abundantly and always ready for the picking.
September 25, 2009 - 2:24pm
Explore the wonders of fall's harvest bounty
There's enough to do in Minnesota this fall to plan a week's vacation or fill up your weekends, so don't miss the chance to take in the wildly colorful scenery and the abundant harvest of Minnesota grown agricultural products. Many orchards, pumpkin patches and other farms have...
September 25, 2009 - 2:23pm
September 18, 2009
MDA encourages safety and awareness during harvest season
As farmers across Minnesota gear up for fall harvest, the Minnesota Department of Agriculture is reminding everyone of possible hazards of the season. In observance of National Farm Safety and Health Week, Sept.
September 18, 2009 - 11:46am
September 11, 2009
MDA to offer free waste pesticide collection
The Minnesota Department of Agriculture (MDA) will host a series of waste pesticide collections in eight northwestern Minnesota counties from Sept. 22-25. Through these free collection events, Minnesota homeowners and farmers can safely dispose of unwanted and unusable pesticides. Last...
September 11, 2009 - 4:13pm
September 4, 2009
NCRS gives estimates for CSP payments
The U.S. Department of Agriculture's Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) began a continuous sign-up for the new Conservation Stewardship Program (CSP) on Aug. 10 in Minnesota. NRCS administers CSP, a voluntary conservation program designed to encourage agricultural and...
September 4, 2009 - 5:09pm
MDA issues reports on state's organic farms
The Minnesota Department of Agriculture (MDA) has published two new resources for organic farmers and others interested in organic agriculture. The 52-page Organic Farm Performance in Minnesota report offers detailed information about the cost of production and the profitability...
September 4, 2009 - 5:08pm
Solving fruit fly puzzle can be tricky
A cracked tomato, an overripe banana, an unrinsed beverage can in the recycling bin or a damp mop used to wipe up a punch spill: all are an open invitation to those pesky fruit flies! Fungus gnats and other small flies may invade the home, but the most common of the small flies...
September 4, 2009 - 5:06pm
September 1, 2009
Wheat crop yields vary in region
HONEYFORD, N.D. -- Don Larson hauled spring wheat from his field north of town to the Farmers Elevator Co.
September 1, 2009 - 1:26pm
August 28, 2009
Early harvest, immature corn still valuable
Due to late planting dates and a cooler than normal growing season this year, many corn fields may be harvested for silage. There is even great potential for corn in these fields to be too immature for proper corn silage harvest. The questions arises of how should the value of...
August 28, 2009 - 2:55pm
August 21, 2009
Minn. cold-hardy kiwifruit field day tour scheduled
A field tour on Saturday, Aug. 29 will feature two new orchards of cold hardy kiwifruit highlighting a project sponsored by the Minnesota Department of Agriculture Sustainable Agriculture Grant Program and the University of Minnesota. The tour will feature two types of orchard...
August 21, 2009 - 1:52pm