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At least one reportedly dead in Las Vegas strip shooting
Uber suspends self-driving car program after Arizona crash
US confirms coalition airstrike in Mosul district; dozens of civilians believed killed
With health care bill dead, Republicans turn to taxes
Cook: Late-ice lake trout prove cooperative
Lake of the Woods boat ramp remains in limbo
UMD's Toninato and Iafallo erase painful memory at Scheels Arena
Notre Dame upsets Gophers
Berrios proud to have played for Puerto Rico, even if it means starting season in minors
Donald Trump once called actress Emma Thompson for a date
'Wheel of Fortune' unfortunate guess goes viral
'Sesame Street' to welcome muppet character with autism
Kim Kardashian breaks silence on Paris robbery
'Beauty and the Beast' smashes records with towering $170 million debut
'Dogs!' Children's musical opens tonight at The Barn in Willmar
Willmar High School band and choir concerts rescheduled
Pirrotta Park: Spicer to rename downtown park
Volunteer training for AIS detection to begin in April
Play our Basketball Brackets Challenge
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'Bright sadness' describes Lenten journey at Fargo church
Planning the spring garden calendar
Fielding Questions: Rabbit damage can ruin evergreens
Commentary: Minnesota needs transportation investment
Midwest Opinion: A workable path to bipartisan health care reform
Dave & Vivian Swanson
September 29, 2016
Invasive prairie plant found in Yellow Medicine County
ST. PAUL—The first confirmation of a weed known as Palmer amaranth in Minnesota has been confirmed on a farm in Yellow Medicine County....
September 29, 2016 - 8:18pm
State tractor safety program a success
WASECA—One of the Minnesota tractor rollover protection kit rebate program's first participants, Randy Peterson, was determined not to...
September 29, 2016 - 7:32am
Flood recovery funds available through USDA
ST. PAUL—Minnesota Farm Service Agency Executive Director Grant Herfindahl reminded farmers and ranchers this week of U.S. Department of Agriculture farm program benefits that may be available to help eligible producers recover from recent heavy rains and flooding. "These significant...
September 29, 2016 - 7:29am
September 28, 2016
Ridgewater College hosts field day at college farm
Ridgewater College held field day Tuesday, Sept. 27, at the Ridgewater College farm. Approximately 220 students split into six groups. Each group...
September 28, 2016 - 9:50am
September 24, 2016
Riders crossing N.D. 'cowboy up' for cancer awareness
Three people have decided to saddle up and head across the state of North Dakota on horseback to raise money and awareness for a cause near to...
September 24, 2016 - 8:30am
September 17, 2016
Slumping ag economy takes some of the shine off Big Iron
Hundreds of growers head to Big Iron in West Fargo, North Dakota. It's one of the largest shows in the upper midwest. But many are not opening...
September 17, 2016 - 8:30am
September 15, 2016
Farm Dreams workshop slated Sunday
GLENWOOD—The final Land Stewardship Project "Farm Dreams'' workshop for this year will take place from 1 to 5 p.m. Sunday at Central Square in Glenwood. Farm Dreams is designed to help people clarify what motivates them to farm, get their vision on paper, inventory their strengths...
September 15, 2016 - 10:09am
September 12, 2016
Two crashes with silage boxes reported in central Minnesota
SARTELL -- Two separate accidents Sunday afternoon involving vehicles colliding with silage boxes is a reminder that harvest has begun and farm...
September 12, 2016 - 8:08am
September 10, 2016
AgweekTV: How soy might power future public transportation
Soybeans could play a big role in powering public transportation and that's good news for soybean growers. The North Dakota Soybean Council's...
September 10, 2016 - 9:00am
September 9, 2016
USDA expects limited availability of farmland for public sale
According to the U.S. Department of Agriculture, about a third of the principal farm operators in 2014 were at least 65 years old. This compares...
September 9, 2016 - 9:45am
September 5, 2016
AgweekTV: Strolling through time
The Western Minnesota Steam Threshers Reunion draws thousands of visitors every year. Prior to the show starting they host what they call nursing...
September 5, 2016 - 6:00am
September 2, 2016
Agricultural production expenses declined sharply in 2015
A recent report from the U.S. Department of Agriculture indicated that U.S. farmers spent $362.8 billion on agricultural production expenses in 2015. That was down 8.8 percent from 2014, reversing a long-term trend of increasing costs. Feed and farm services, the two largest expenditure...
September 2, 2016 - 9:08am
Field day set Sept. 15 in Lake Wilson
LAKE WILSON — A field day Sept. 15 in Lake Wilson will focus on soil health. Sponsored by the Soil Health Partnership, the hands-on learning event will showcase how changing nutrient management and tillage strategies, along with cover crop adoption, can create lasting environmental...
September 2, 2016 - 9:08am
Farmers tell their story at fair
FALCON HEIGHTS—Farmers today are not your grandfather's farmers. Minnesota State Fair visitors learn that when they stop in the Farm Bureau...
September 2, 2016 - 5:04am
Fair showcases larger hen houses
FALCON HEIGHTS—Chickens in cages draw reactions. Kent Campos and Abby Gross looked at a new Minnesota State Fair display called the Hen...
September 2, 2016 - 5:03am