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Relay for Life Kandiyohi County
Richards lifts Glenwood past BOLD and into state tournament
KRA revs up after weather delays
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Stingers' rally fall short in loss to La Crosse
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'American Crime Story,' 'Thrones" score top Emmy noms
Smithsonian exhibit on display at Prairie Woods
Sharing Netflix or HBO Go passwords now a federal crime
'My Ocean': On the Ordway Prairie in west central Minnesota
Frye -- Birkland
Dahl -- Schow
Lippert -- Marcus
How has the past affected today's outdoors heritage?
Doty — St. Aubin
Live it: How a mentoring program helps Willmar-area girls find their way
Live it!: Local mentoring program has a lasting effect on the young lives it touches
June/July issue of Live it! Magazine now available online
Live it: Tips for DIY leatherworking in jewelry
Live it: Nothing screams spring like asparagus
Robert J. Swanberg
Evelyn "Evie" M. Mulder
Carol Ann Ringler
Ardis E. Smith
Myrtle M. Knutson
December 3, 2011
U of M research helps growers narrow yield gap for corn
ST. PAUL -- With high production costs for corn, growers must focus their management on factors that have the greatest potential to increase yield. Prerequisites for high-yield corn include favorable weather and adequate levels of drainage, soil fertility and pest management. Recent...
December 3, 2011 - 12:00am
October 15, 2011
Mages of Belgrade elected to top post of state corn growers group
SHAKOPEE -- John Mages, of Belgrade, will serve as president of the Minnesota Corn Growers Association for the coming year. Mages, 54, was elected by the Corn Growers board of directors at its recent meeting to lead the grassroots, farmer organization. "The single most important...
October 15, 2011 - 12:00am
October 11, 2011
Belgrade man elected president of MN Corn Growers
SHAKOPEE -- John Mages, of Belgrade, was elected president of the Minnesota Corn Growers Association. The grassroots farmer organization made the announcement today. Mages, 54, raises corn and soybeans on his farm in Belgrade. He has been involved in leadership positions with...
October 11, 2011 - 3:53pm
October 8, 2011
Increase seen in Goss' wilt corn disease this season in Minnesota
ST. PAUL -- Corn producers in Minnesota have historically had few widespread and significant problems with leaf diseases, in contrast to most major Midwestern corn-producing states. A leaf and stalk disease on corn called Goss' leaf blight and wilt -- or just Goss' wilt -- has been...
October 8, 2011 - 12:00am
August 30, 2011
Selling sweet corn
August 30, 2011 - 12:00am
August 20, 2011
Warm temperatures moved corn crop along but also caused stress
August 20, 2011 - 12:00am
June 11, 2011
Minnesota Corn Growers welcome new crop of agvocates
SHAKOPEE -- The Minnesota Corn Growers Association announces the new Agvocates ("Advocates for Agriculture") for 2011-2012. They are Kelsey Gunderson of Raymond, Leah Johnson of Evansville and Greg Tusa of Alpha. The program, in its second year, is designed to create a learning environment...
June 11, 2011 - 12:00am
April 27, 2011
Crop progress in Minnesota essentially nil
WILLMAR -- University of Minnesota research shows that April 25 marks the beginning of the ideal time to plant corn in Minnesota, but the state...
April 27, 2011 - 9:00am
December 16, 2010
Mycogen Seeds expands with research site on 11 acres of land in Olivia
OLIVIA -- Mycogen Seeds is constructing a new and expanded seeds research and development facility in Olivia, according to an announcement Wednesday by Dow AgroSciences. It will continue Olivia's role as an important seed production and research center for the northern Corn Belt....
December 16, 2010 - 12:00am
October 21, 2010
For area farmers, this year's harvest is nearly in the bin; weather has made a world of difference over last year
Wow. What a difference a year makes. At this time last year, area farmers were struggling with wet weather, immature and wet crops and a long,...
October 21, 2010 - 12:00am
October 8, 2010
Area corn harvest begins
October 8, 2010 - 12:00am
September 29, 2010
NLS approves maximum levy, social media policy
NEW LONDON -- The New London-Spicer School Board approved certification Monday of the maximum levy. The preliminary levy will be finalized in December and certifying the maximum instead of a specific number allows the district flexibility, Superintendent Paul Carlson told the board...
September 29, 2010 - 12:00am
Olivia's Ear of Corn hits big screen
OLIVIA -- There is no telling how many motorists have spotted Olivia's Ear of Corn alongside U.S. Highway 212 in Olivia, and snapped pictures...
September 29, 2010 - 12:00am
August 3, 2010
Madison man killed in farm accident
MADISON -- Keith Hastad, 58, of Madison, was killed Monday in a farm accident in rural Madison. According to the Lac qui Parle Sheriff's Office, emergency personnel were called around 8 a.m. Monday regarding a man stuck in a grain bin. Hastad was found submerged in corn in the bin....
August 3, 2010 - 9:28am
August 1, 2010
Olivia Corn Capital Days
The annual Olivia Corn Capital Days summer celebration in Olivia, Minnesota includes the corn-lymipics, corn cob toss, corn day parade and corn...
August 1, 2010 - 4:33pm