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Budget deal leadership centerpiece of Zellers' gubernatorial campaign
Conditional use permit Permit for medical pot dispensary approved by Willmar Planning Commissio
Scholarship from Adult Basic Education to get students on path to career in health care
Class offers students a look at the ins and outs of building rockets
Cyclopath map assists cyclists at all levels in finding best route
Twins rally late to top White Sox
VFW Baseball: Willmar’s season comes to an end
174 run Kerkhoven Pillsbury Push 5k/10k
Vikings sign Rudolph to extension
Amateur baseball roundup: Lakers win County Line
The secret life of rural literature in West Central Minnesota
Menk is financial analyst at United FCS
CDS names Steinbeisser senior accountant
Jennie-O Turkey Store promotes Burgmeier to coordinator
UCare honors ACMC
Hormel Foods to buy Muscle Milk products maker CytoSport Holdings
Elroy J. Flaten
Minnie M. Swenson
Elroy A. Laumer
Carol P. Anderson
Elroy "Roy" J. Flaten
Enter the Summer Sizzling Sweepstakes
Even on vacation, many find it difficult to disconnect from work
Sietsema — Beyerl
Thompson — Ninow
Neis — Ewert
Editorial: Ukraine tragedy fault lies in Russia
Letter: The antithesis of science
Letter: Congress needs compromise
Letter: Why I vote Democrat
Editorial: Welcome to all at Sonshine Festival
November 23, 2013
St. Cloud-based GNP Co. formerly Gold’n Plump, getting new owner
LUVERNE, Minn. -- St. Cloud-based GNP Co. and its subsidiaries, formerly known as Gold’n Plump, are being acquired by The Maschhoffs LLC, the largest family-owned pork production company in North America. The agreement was signed Thursday and announced Friday. GNP Co. and...
news / state
November 23, 2013 - 7:17am
Cartoon: By Bruce Plante - Playing chicken
Congress, Obama are budget failures
opinion / cartoons
February 23, 2013 - 12:00am
December 16, 2011
Minnesota Medical Association issues advisory against chickenpox parties
The Minnesota Medical Association issued a strongly worded statement this week about "chickenpox parties," or playdates organized by parents to purposely expose their children to chickenpox in hopes of acquiring "natural" immunity. The so-called chickenpox parties put kids at risk...
December 16, 2011 - 4:29pm
July 4, 2011
In a pickle for dinner? How about a Dilled Chicken Avocado Melt?
Many summers ago, while living in our first house on an all-American kind of street, it was not uncommon for neighbors to gather for an evening...
July 4, 2011 - 12:00am
May 28, 2011
Spring song may be falling silent on bomming grounds
WATSON -- It's getting noticeably quieter on the prairie each spring, much to the disappointment of Dave Trauba. Since 1999, he's been part of an effort to re-introduce prairie chickens to the grasslands of the Lac qui Parle wildlife management area and protected prairie areas, including...
outdoors / region
May 28, 2011 - 12:00am
Spring chicken? Yes!
I can remember sitting in front of the television set with my dad when Shirley Temple, the famous, cute little dimpled and curly-haired child...
March 28, 2011 - 12:00am
Chicken with Charred Cauliflower and Peppers
As a child, I remember going out to the chicken coop with my grandma when I visited her and my grandpa at their Indiana farm. We'd walk through...
February 28, 2011 - 12:00am
June 14, 2010
Grilled chicken gets a certain curtain call
Picture a man on his deck with a brand new kettle-style charcoal grill trying to get the domed top to go down over a chicken sitting on a can....
June 14, 2010 - 12:00am
May 20, 2010
N. London chickens out
NEW LONDON -- New London Mayor Bill Gossman will not be allowed to keep five laying hens in a backyard chicken coop. His request was denied...
news / local / region
May 20, 2010 - 12:00am
October 12, 2009
Chicken thighs: Eat some now, freeze some for later
These days, it seems we're all looking for meals that are quick to prepare, economical and healthful. It's not much different from the kinds...
October 12, 2009 - 12:00am
July 9, 2009
New Fergus Falls law takes roost to allow chicken raising in city
Despite some clucking by concerned neighbors, city dwellers in Fergus Falls, Minn., will soon be able to raise backyard chickens. John Demuth, who suggested the ordinance, was pleased to see the poultry provision pass. He plans to order fertilized eggs this week in hopes of having...
news / state
July 9, 2009 - 8:35am
May 20, 2009
Chicken pox outbreak reported at Yellow Medicine East
The Minnesota Department of Health, Countryside Public Health and Yellow Medicine East School District are investigating an outbreak of chicken pox in the school district. Since May 13, about 25 cases have been reported to school nursing staff and the state Health Department. Officials...
news / region
May 20, 2009 - 2:24pm
May 9, 2009
Bell ringer days relaying a quiet message
WATSON -- Venus and a crescent moon hold court in a star-filled sky, and a red blush on the horizon gives promise of day break to come. Dave Trauba is already out of the pickup truck, miles from home and surrounded in all directions by open grasslands. He listens. There is a wild...
May 9, 2009 - 12:00am
Audio: Listening for prairie chickens in Lac qui Parle County
Dave Trauba listens to the early-morning sounds of the Watson prairies, hoping to hear a prairie chicken.
May 9, 2009 - 12:00am
Slideshow: Sounds of the prairie
It's all about listening, and lots of practice has allowed Dave Trauba to discern the sounds of prairie chickens from the many other bird songs...
May 9, 2009 - 12:00am