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Officials release names of three people killed in plane crash outside of Thief River Falls, Minn.
For many teenagers, getting drunk is not on the bucket list
Trump turns sports into a political battleground with comments on NFL, Curry
U.S. bombers, fighters, stage show of force off North Korean coast
Activists tie themselves to Enbridge property in Bemidji
Adam Thielen, Stefon Diggs look to end Vikings' 1,000-yard receiver drought
Mauer, with glittering numbers, plans to play every day
Prep Football: BOLD big on 'D'
Prep Football: Cards bring the heat
Prep Football: ACGC grinds down Osakis
Social media star Kylie Jenner reported pregnant
Minnesota and North Dakota share the most popular wedding song, but can you guess what it is?
Jimmy Kimmel gets heated about health-care bill, says Sen. Bill Cassidy 'lied right to my face'
CNN anchor ends segment early over commentator's bizarre 'boobs' remark
Jimmy Kimmel mocks Sean Spicer to his face about that inauguration crowd size incident
Printer Andy Kahmann of Montevideo named 2017 Prairie Disciple
Country Quilters show is this weekend in Willmar
'Almost Saved, But Lost' details snowstorm: New London native publishes book on 1873 blizzard that killed 12 people in Kandiyohi County
'Idiots' worth a visit at The Barn Theatre in Willmar
Celebrate Art! Celebrate Coffee! Arts festival celebrates 20 years in Willmar
Latest issue of Live it! Magazine now available online
Live it!: The intrigue of arm knitting
Live it! Q&A: Taking a holistic approach to medicine
Live it!: Holistic approach to treatment looks at mind, body and spirit
Latest issue of Live it! Magazine now available online
Flashy fall foliage: Spice up landscaping with brilliant colors
Conserving estate money no excuse for risking elder's health
Opinion: Alarm over decline in U.S. government spending for ag research
Tribune Editorial: TIF proposal for First Street South block is a good idea for Willmar
Watching "Vietnam," rethinking one's own youth
WCT Sports Show: Week 3 Pigskin Picks
WCT Sports Show: Ranks! And Picks!
WCT Sports Show: Volleyball is back in full force
WCT Sports Show: Week One Pigskin Picks
Partners of tiny Fargo firm say anti-Muslim tirade by employee made their lives miserable
Jennie Mae Wubben
July 29, 2017
Farm bill a safety net for the country
WILLMAR — Saying that the nation's farm economy is on the brink of a crisis and needs a strong safety net, people from a wide variety of...
July 29, 2017 - 10:53am
AgweekTV: Gentle giants visit Fargo
It takes a quite a crew to travel with the world famous Budweiser Clydesdales. We got a chance to go behind the scenes and see how their handlers...
July 29, 2017 - 8:30am
My kids have a 1980s-like summer of play
I recently read an article that described me as a Xenial, a micro-generation born between 1977 and 1983. We were raised in an analogy childhood,...
July 29, 2017 - 6:05am
July 24, 2017
The happenstance farmer: Young Minnesota producer in unexpected career
HOFFMAN, Minn. — Many farmers say their career is what they always wanted, what they always planned on. Not Andrew Barsness. But the happenstance...
July 24, 2017 - 11:42am
Testing times: Drought means watching forage, water
FARGO — They're far from the drought, but North Dakota State University Veterinary Diagnostic Laboratory chemists on the Fargo campus are...
July 24, 2017 - 6:57am
How drought victims can use ND's 1.4M acres of CRP land to find relief
GRAND FORKS, N.D. — Harvest crews are in northeast North Dakota this weekend to take emergency Conservation Reserve Program hay, though some...
July 24, 2017 - 6:11am
July 22, 2017
AgweekTV: Canola is king
North Dakota is hitting the record book this year with a whopping number of canola acres. 1.7 million acres were planted in the state with most...
July 22, 2017 - 8:30am
Man turns saddle-making hobby into full-time business
REE HEIGHTS, S.D. — Lonnie Smith's duplicator saw screamed as it trimmed an 8- by 4-foot cut of wood. This process created three wooden...
July 22, 2017 - 7:30am
July 21, 2017
Beet co-op aiming for 100 percent environmental compliance
OLIVIA — The Southern Minnesota Beet Sugar Cooperative remains on track to meet environmental requirements and put behind it the issues...
July 21, 2017 - 7:27am
July 13, 2017
House committee rejects ag lab closings
Editor's note: Sue Dieter is publisher of Stevens County Times, which is owned by Forum Communications. MORRIS — The U.S. House Appropriations...
July 13, 2017 - 8:32pm
US House committee rejects ag lab closings; Hoeven could play a role on Senate side
MORRIS, Minn. — The U.S. House Appropriations Committee rejected cuts Wednesday, July 12, in the U.S. Department of Agriculture budget...
July 13, 2017 - 5:25pm
July 11, 2017
State keeps Palmer amaranth at bay: Vigilant landowners benefit eradication effort
YELLOW MEDICINE COUNTY — Propane blow torches, herbicide, the sharp blades of mowers, hand pulling, and most important of all, the vigilant...
July 11, 2017 - 9:52pm
New state funding will help landowners install buffer strips along Minnesota's waters
ST. PAUL—Landowners have new state funding and a website to help them comply with a 2015 law requiring vegetative buffer strips to protect...
July 11, 2017 - 9:44pm
July 9, 2017
U.S. is said to favor Midwest corn farmers in biofuels quota
The Trump administration will propose a requirement that refiners use 15 billion gallons of conventional renewable fuels in 2018, while lowering...
July 9, 2017 - 8:23pm
4-H: The H's stand for helping hands and harming horrible little sisters
A lot of small-town weeklies seem to do it. Besides the locals ("Agnes had a nice coffee with Clara and her unmarried son, Dirk, last week")...
July 9, 2017 - 8:44am