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Watkins man rescued from fiery crash in west central Minnesota
Home-grown products take center stage at Herberger's Close to Home
Women bring new voice to agriculture
Records published Feb. 21
Study: Immigrants make up growing part of workforce, tax base of ND, Minnesota
Girls Basketball: Tigers cruise to win over West Central
Local roundup: Eagles win Camden title
Girls Basketball: Dreier vs. Dreier
Wild focused on increasing lead over Blackhawks before 6-day break
Twins' Gibson hopes new motion will deliver healthier arm
New London Little Theatre Review: 'Opal's Million Dollar Duck' is genuine
'9 to 5' one for the ages -- even in Willmar: Musical on Barn stage through Feb. 26
Mary Tyler Moore has died at the age of 80
Golden Globe Awards: 'La La Land' Breaks Record for Most Win
Streaming overtakes U.S. digital music sales for first time: Nielsen
Many Americans unaware of important heart health numbers: survey
Slow cooker recipes for easy meals on weeknights
Training can help surgeons tell patients best and worse scenarios
Reader News: Diaper Bears for Hope Pregnancy Center
Limit teens' Saturday-night driving, experts suggest
Marlow W. Hanson
Irene Carol Nelson
Marlyn K. Sandry
Anna Mae Hawley
George Herbert Rechkemmer
Column: Don't blame your pain on the weather
Letters: Principles to guide our lives
Cohen commentary: Face Trump unfitness sooner, not later
AstroBob: Ride the roller coaster to solar minimum
Swift: Do-it-yourself Dad may be least patient patient of all
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
July 7, 2010
Project finds corn cobs are a viable fuel opportunity for city MUC
WILLMAR -- A pilot project testing the feasibility of burning corn cobs with coal found that cobs are a viable, renewable fuel opportunity for Willmar Municipal Utilities, according to a recently completed study. Corn cobs were burned with coal at Willmar's power plant in 2009 without...
July 7, 2010 - 12:00am
June 19, 2010
Control volunteer soybean in corn
ST. PAUL -- Volunteer soybean in corn is a fairly recent phenomenon caused by widespread use of the glyphosate-resistant technology in corn and soybean. My colleagues and I at University of Minnesota Extension have received several recent inquiries about cost-effective control procedures. Overall,...
June 19, 2010 - 12:00am
June 5, 2010
June 5, 2010 - 12:28am
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...
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...
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...
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