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From Texas to Minnesota, canines rescued with love
Jury trial canceled in Minn. horse starvation case, plea hearing set
More hunters in Minnesota, Wisconsin turning to crossbows
'You've got to do something': Kindred man follows dying wife's plea for increased farm truck safety
Cause of Savage, Minn., teen's death at NDSU known but not released to public
Vikings best Tampa Bay 34-17
Brad Dokken: Accidents shed light on tree stand safety
From on the air to on the water
Vikings QB grounded by faith, family and football
Former Davies, NDSU athlete Scheel wins men's Wild Hog Marathon in Grand Forks
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
Virgil F. Scholl
David A. Mitteness
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
September 10, 2017
MT expands hay lottery as drought, fire situation worsen
HELENA, Mont. — As wildfires continue to burn grasslands and forests across Montana and drought continues to worsen, the Montana Department...
September 10, 2017 - 2:49pm
August 24, 2017
Potatoes look good in ND, Minn. as crops avoid drought, deluges
INKSTER, N.D. — Red River Valley potato growers generally have avoided drought and deluge this growing season. That bodes well for the...
August 24, 2017 - 6:37pm
August 21, 2017
Schlecht: Wait for the rain to come
I was driving back from Bismarck, feeling a bit grumbly. I'd had a couple interviews there, but part of my plan for the day had been to find...
August 21, 2017 - 5:45am
'Lip service' to soil health?
A few years ago, I was talking about soil health and the environment with a Midwest agriculturalist. I won't name him; let's just say he's a...
August 21, 2017 - 5:05am
August 18, 2017
Truckers, hay wanted to help aid drought-stricken livestock producers in region
BISMARCK — With livestock producers sorely in need of hay for their animals in drought-stricken areas of North Dakota, South Dakota and...
August 18, 2017 - 4:56pm
August 13, 2017
Fighting drought and flood with soil health
WASHINGTON D.C. — The Upper Midwest is in the grips of a historic drought, pretty close on the heels of several historic floods. Both extremes cause devastating, expensive problems for agriculture. But agronomist Andrea Basche thinks an answer to improving outcomes for droughts...
August 13, 2017 - 4:51pm
August 12, 2017
Rain, wells and grass management help during drought
EPIPHANY, S.D. — The cows will come home from the pasture on schedule for Cory Eich this year thanks to the recent rains. "It looks like...
August 12, 2017 - 2:26am
August 7, 2017
Farm Rescue comes to aid of hay-starved ranches in western ND
RICHARDTON, N.D.—The sight of a truck ladened with a mountain of hay bales is a welcome sight as it comes down the narrow stretch of North...
August 7, 2017 - 8:20pm
August 3, 2017
'A safety net for rural America': Minn., N.D. reps hear from farmers on aid, new farm bill
REDWOOD FALLS, Minn. — Two members of the U.S. House Agriculture Committee have especially strong feelings about the need to aid farmers...
August 3, 2017 - 7:42pm
July 24, 2017
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
July 12, 2017
Farmers, ranchers tell Burgum hay next to nothing in western ND
GOLDEN VALLEY, N.D.—Nearly 100 farmers, ranchers and community members turned out Wednesday to talk with Gov. Doug Burgum and other state...
July 12, 2017 - 8:52pm
July 6, 2017
Extreme heat broils the Dakotas and Montana, flash drought takes toll on wheat crop
A massive and intense heat dome has spread over the northern Plains and mountain West, sucking moisture out of the soil, and may persist for...
July 6, 2017 - 1:30pm
June 26, 2017
Central SD farmer sees 4-year drought 'rotation'
FT. PIERRE, S.D. — Central South Dakota has had a bit of a rain revival, but many areas have back-slid into drought. Brothers Pete and...
June 26, 2017 - 6:54am
June 22, 2017
Parts of the Dakotas and Montana are now in extreme drought, the only such spots in the US
BISMARCK, N.D. — Parts of North Dakota, Montana and South Dakota now are considered in extreme drought. Extreme drought is the second-worst...
June 22, 2017 - 1:26pm
June 12, 2017
Two-day event in Willmar yields 147,750 meals for Feed My Starving Children
WILLMAR — It was hot Friday afternoon in the Willmar Middle School gym and many of the 165 volunteers had not eaten or even had a drink...
June 12, 2017 - 6:36am