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N.Korea test-fires ballistic missile, appears to have failed
Minnesota man survives crash but is fatally hit trying to cross interstate afterward
North Dakota and Minnesota Bankruptcies
U.S. pipeline regulator raises penalties for safety violations
'Shaving cats?!' Virginia police probe seven pet abductions
NFL commissioner may consider marijuana for players' health reasons
Bird resigns as Pacers president of basketball operations
An emotional night for NFL's first-round picks
Effects of Bradford trade on Vikings playing out in draft
Speedy ex-Gopher Myrick waiting for the call
Minnesota offers filmmakers varied landscapes and cultural activity
Khloe Kardashian sued after sharing photo of herself on Instagram
ESPN layoffs: A list of which employees have been fired
Disney announces official release date for 'Star Wars: Episode IX'
'Flip or Flop' stars returning for multiple episodes of HGTV show amid divorce
Young Artist's Concerts this weekend in Willmar, Paynesville
'King Ed' comedy on stage at Ridgewater College
Intestinal diseases increasing in Canadian children
Younger hot flashes may signal heart risk later
Focus 2017: Spotlight on Public Service
Luverne A. Peterson
Hazel L. (Strand) Snyder
Edythe O. Jacobson
Trude Kristine Williams
Phillips: Kindness fills the memory of flood survivor
Tribune Opinion: Destination Playground: We can build it if you help volunteer
Quam: My promotion coincided with the death of my 16-year-old nephew
Minnesota Opinion: Now is not the time to sit out, play politics
George Will: The 'Oh, never mind' president
Jen Wetterling- Martin Bridal Shower
April 14, 2017
Hack the harvest: As machinery becomes smarter, farmers and lawmakers contend with rules preventing maintenance
Crops aren't the only thing farmers are harvesting these days. Some of them are digging up software code. Producers in particularly remote areas...
April 14, 2017 - 3:38pm
April 6, 2017
Minnesota finds source of invasive weed on conservation land
CHICAGO - Minnesota's agriculture department said on Thursday that one company, Green Valley Seed, sold the seed planted on all the land in a...
April 6, 2017 - 3:25pm
April 3, 2017
Pinke Post: Country kids sleepover versus city kids sleepover
"I milked a cow who just had a calf and the calf wouldn't suck," said Anika on a Sunday morning when she returned from a sleepover at a friend's...
April 3, 2017 - 5:30pm
March 27, 2017
Farmers' new No. 1 worry
MONANGO, N.D. — Val Wagner sits at her kitchen table. A space heater hums gently. A wall clock announces the new hour with a tractor engine's...
March 27, 2017 - 10:00am
'Something great in every day'
GRAND FORKS — Chris Koch said, with a perfectly straight face, that he has a "disarming personality." Then he broke into a broad grin and...
February 27, 2017 - 10:00am
February 20, 2017
5 questions for ... Rachel Gray, 4th generation family farmer and rancher, Blackduck, Minn.
Q: What is your role in agriculture today? A: My husband, parents and I own and operate a cow-calf operation in Blackduck, Minn. My family has...
February 20, 2017 - 1:00pm
The $3,000 Pie
In the buffet of misinformation that graces social media about food and farming, farmers and their real life accounts are the most valuable...
February 20, 2017 - 10:30am
Balancing risk versus reward, farmers weigh planting durum
PLAZA, N.D. — Durum always has been a big part of Keith Deutsch's life. Besides raising the crop, the 60-year-old Plaza, farmer promoted...
February 20, 2017 - 10:00am
Farm bill process starts again: What could go wrong?
WASHINGTON, D.C. — Journalists like me haven't had much time to "recover" from the "ups and downs" of what finally became the 2014 farm...
February 20, 2017 - 9:30am
February 7, 2017
2017 farm profitability projections mixed
WASHINGTON — Depending on how you cut the numbers, the U.S. farm economy could get a little weaker — or a little stronger —...
February 7, 2017 - 4:34pm
January 17, 2017
Retired longtime Farmers Union president talks about rural, farming life
MAPLEWOOD, Minn.—Doug Peterson, the recently retired president of the Minnesota Farmers Union, is one of the last of his kind: a prairie...
January 17, 2017 - 7:53am
December 23, 2016
Antibiotics sales for use in U.S. farm animals rose in 2015
LOS ANGELES – U.S. sales and distribution of antibiotics approved for use in food-producing animals increased 1 percent from 2014 to 2015, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration said in a report Thursday. The report comes as scientists warn that regular use of antibiotics to promote...
December 23, 2016 - 8:00am
December 1, 2016
Higher yields don't offset plummeting farm income, report says
GRAND FORKS, N.D. — Despite record yields in much of the Midwest, U.S. farmers are expected to make less money this year than in 2015,...
December 1, 2016 - 7:28am
October 17, 2016
Change the face of farming
STILLWATER — With cold weather in the forecast, organic farmer Eduardo Rivera was facing crunch time. By noon one day early in October,...
October 17, 2016 - 1:17pm
Commentary: Nurturing the next generation of farmers
When it comes to farming, it seems the critics always have the easy answer. They portray this line of work as if every day brings blue skies...
September 17, 2016 - 9:43am