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Minnesota couple's garden draws tourists by the busload
Minnesotan may have tied record with 57-inch muskie
Veteran’s issues topic for town hall meeting Tuesday in Willmar
Watkins man charged with beating woman with baseball bat
Contract awarded for Peach Creek diversion
NWL Baseball: Bucks score four in 10th to best Stingers
Heat was on for Foot Lake 4
WNBA: Sparks put emphatic end to Lynx’ record win streak
Area Baseball: SH/M Legion splits two games at tourney
MLB: Yankees hand Twins 50th loss
Chippewa County Fair featuring two big bands in one night
Little Crow Skiers All-School Reunion at Willmar Fests
Pioneer Public TV announces local PBS Kids Writers contest winners
Willmar woman to audition for 'The Voice'
Netflix price hikes could lead to customers bailing
Here are the Willmar Fests Ambassador nominees
Willmar Fests Grande Day Parade
KMS Marching Saints: honoring "The Greatest Generation"
Cardettes final tune-up for Fests parade
Willmar Fests Kiddie Parade marches on
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
Perry H. Smith
Larry D. Ellingson
Lois (Rheingans) Aasland
Edgar B. Zimmerman
Orrian W. Syverson
Cartoon by Steve Benson
Midwest Opinion: Great Lakes diversion deal is a good outcome
Commentary: The risk factor of Donald Trump
Commentary: Trump's pivot to Damascus
Cartoon by Marshall Ramsey
April 3, 2010
Plan now for successful decisions on corn planting
ST. PAUL -- With field work just around the corner, now is the time to evaluate decisions related to corn planting. University of Minnesota research can help you make decisions such as when to plant, what soil conditions to consider and how deep to plant. Studies at the University...
April 3, 2010 - 12:00am
March 20, 2010
Corn Growers elect three board members
SHAKOPEE -- Delegates to the Minnesota Corn Growers Association annual meeting elected three new members to the state board: Tom Haag of Eden Valley, Gerald Mulder of Renville and Bruce Peterson of Northfield. In addition to Haag, Mulder and Peterson, three incumbents -- Richard...
March 20, 2010 - 12:00am
January 10, 2010
Ag experts warn S.D. corn growers of volatile year
SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) -- Agriculture finance experts are predicting what could be a volatile year in agriculture. Experts at the South Dakota Corn Growers Association's annual meeting Saturday in Sioux Falls said they believe that's in large part because the U.S. economic recovery...
News / nation
January 10, 2010 - 1:57pm
January 9, 2010
Consider details when selecting soybean varieties
HUTCHINSON -- Variety selection is one of the most important management decision producers make.
January 9, 2010 - 12:00am
December 14, 2009
CVEC farmers raising the bar with unique field research
This year's corn harvest was one of the most challenging in recent memory, but it didn't stop nearly a dozen farmers with the Chippewa Valley Ethanol Company from accomplishing what few others have dared. For the second season in a row, they harvested corn cobs along with corn. The...
News / region
December 14, 2009 - 12:00am
November 11, 2009
With the sun shining, area farmers making progress on harvest
WILLMAR -- After waiting on the sidelines during the rainy, dreary month of October, area farmers are finally in the fields and making significant...
News / local / region
November 11, 2009 - 12:00am
November 7, 2009
Make crop insurance claim if corn mold is suspected
ST. PAUL -- The late harvest and extremely wet weather has resulted in several problems for farmers, including the appearance of mold on the ears in standing corn. Many farmers are asking what they need do to make sure they comply with all crop insurance procedures for any crop loss. If...
November 7, 2009 - 12:00am
November 5, 2009
In the field at last
News / local
November 5, 2009 - 12:00am
September 3, 2009
Farmers: Crop still has potential
WILLMAR -- The corn and soybean crops still have potential to make good yields this fall, all that's needed is warm fall days and a later first...
News / local
September 3, 2009 - 12:00am
August 4, 2009
Frontier Testing in Olivia knows how to find it
OLIVIA -- Olivia can lay claim to being host to one of the world's largest concentrations of seed company research and production facilities,...
August 4, 2009 - 12:00am
August 3, 2009
Here's a way to enjoy corn off the cob
There's nothing that shouts summer louder than the sight of just-picked sweet corn piled high in the back of a pickup parked along the side of...
August 3, 2009 - 12:00am
July 27, 2009
Corn Capital Days in Olivia
News / region / Life
July 27, 2009 - 12:00am
July 23, 2009
News / local
July 23, 2009 - 12:00am
April 24, 2009
Spring field work gets rolling
SUNBURG -- If he was a betting man, George Dunn would have laid money last week that fields would be too wet this week for tilling and plant...
News / local / region / state
April 24, 2009 - 12:00am
January 30, 2009
Move to renewable energy offers opportunities for rural areas
MILAN -- A week ago Lois Quam was in the United Arab Emirates, where she represented Piper Jaffray & Company of Minneapolis as oil producing...
January 30, 2009 - 12:00am