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The National Farmers Organization of Minnesota will hold its state convention Saturday, August 27 at Elmer Z's in Sauk Center. The convention will be called to order by state president Joe Neaton at 9:30 a.m. and it'll go until 3:30 p.m. Father Michael Miller, a Catholic priest from central Minnesota, will be the guest speaker for the evening. He will share his thoughts about farming and families, and the current low commodity prices being faced by farmers.
Rep. Steve Green issued the following statement regarding news that Enbridge has agreed to purchase a minority stake in the Bakken Pipeline system to ensure transportation of crude oil from North Dakota. The report indicates that this could mean the proposed Sandpiper pipeline project is now "off the table."
A farmer in eastern Wisconsin has died after being overcome by deadly fumes from a manure holding tank on his farm.. The Portage County coroner said Wednesday that Michael Biadasz, 29, was found dead Monday along with at least 13 cows at Biadasz Farms near Amherst, which is about 140 miles northwest of Milwaukee. WAOW-TV reported the farmer was found by other workers who arrived to haul away manure from the huge tank. Coroner Scott Rifleman said Biadasz was overcome by methane or sulfur oxide gas.
A 20-year-old man Missouri originally told authorities he had been robbed outside the Zorbaz bar and restaurant on Green Lake in Spicer by two armed men on skateboards. But apparently it's not so. The report came at about 10:40 p.m. July 25 and later that night a Kandiyohi County sheriff's deputy caught up with two men matching the suspect descriptions—one with long blond hair wearing a white shirt and shorts, the other with brown hair. The men seemed confused.
The driver of a pickup suffered a fatal medical issue while driving on Highway 10 near Lake Park Monday afternoon, Aug. 15, causing the pickup to leave the road and crash, according to a report released by the Minnesota State Patrol. According to the State Patrol: The driver of the pickup, whose identity was not immediately released, was westbound on Highway 10 about 1:30 p.m. Monday when the crash occurred about 34 miles east of Moorhead.
Three people were injured in a rear-end collision near here Sunday, Aug. 14. According to the Minnesota State Patrol, a Ford Escape driven by Jason Bristlin, 49, of Hawley, was stopped on Highway 59 to make a left turn around 3 p.m. when it was hit by a Volkswagon Beetle driven by Roberta Tallman, 59, of Detroit Lakes.
A woman was airlifted to a Fargo hospital after a three-car crash here Sunday, Aug. 14. Just before 2 p.m., a woman was heading west on Highway 10 when a pickup tried heading north in the Second Street intersection, according to the Becker County Sheriff's Office. The pickup hit the car which then hit another pickup that was stopped at the intersection. The woman was conscious and alert but had serious injuries, authorities said. The crash is under investigation.
RURAL MAHNOMEN, Minn. — Authorities have identified the names of a man and woman found dead Tuesday, Aug. 9, on a farmstead about 11 miles northeast of Mahnomen. The two...
A man and a woman, both in their 70s, were found dead at a Mahnomen County residence Tuesday morning. According to a news release from the Mahnomen County Sheriff’s Office, officers found the bodies after they responded to an emergency 911 phone call reporting a shooting at a residence 11 miles northeast of Mahnomen. Law enforcement searched the farmstead and found the body of a 75-year-old man in a quonset building and the body of a 71-year-old woman inside the house. An autopsy is being conducted to determine the cause of death.
In this week’s Northland Outdoors TV episode, we explore the phenomenal growth of the Minnesota Clay Target League, the fastest growing high school sport in the state. Host Bret Amundson...