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Trump's budget proposal aims to cut all federal funds to Planned Parenthood
Al Franken is back to joke writing with this sick burn on Ted Cruz
Their son died at Marine Corps boot camp. Now they have a message for other recruits.
Younger brother of Manchester bomber was 'planning to stage an attack' in Libya, authorities say
The White House plan to sell oil reserves could lessen U.S. debt. It could also lower prices.
WCT Sports Show: Softball playoff predictions
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Prep Softball: Becker's late run sinks Willmar
Prep Baseball: Falcons close with a gem
Prep Baseball: Cards dazzle in win over Rocori
Ellen DeGeneres lands new Netflix stand up special
Three more Fox News employees file discrimination suits
Minnesota judge officially confirms heirs to Prince's $200M estate
'Last Man Standing': 20th Century Fox TV to seek new home for Tim Allen comedy
ABC's 'American Idol' reboot lands pop music superstar as first confirmed judge
Fishing: Area opener a ray of sunshine
Art competition: High school artists gather in New London
Stories needed to create 'Milan: The Musical!'
Minnesota Orchestra brings classical music to Willmar
Vinyls unveiled for traffic signal boxes in Willmar
Marilyn Ruth Rusthoven
Dr. Richard Clausen
Alpha G. Finden
Parents of slain DNC staffer: Stop politicizing our son's murder
Port: Democrats already running campaign commercials on behalf of Heidi Heitkamp
Harrop: 'Bro Culture' companies may do poorly by being bad
Garrison Keillor: One more modest proposal
Midwest Opinion: Local youth sports can help fight drug abuse
March 17, 2016
Sugarbeet outlook encouraging, but GMO issue a concern
GRAND FORKS, N.D. -- The 2016 sugar beet crop isn't even in the ground, so it's far too soon for financial projections. But early signs for the...
March 17, 2016 - 12:16am
March 16, 2016
Buffer change passes committee
ST. PAUL — Changes in Minnesota's year-old law requiring vegetative buffers received approval of a Senate committee Wednesday. Over objections of environmental groups, a Senate agriculture committee on a split voice vote moved Sen. Rod Skoe’s bill to extend until 2025 the time...
March 16, 2016 - 11:20pm
State legislators to revisit ‘buffer strip’ law
ST. PAUL — A key water-quality initiative of Gov. Mark Dayton last year — vegetative buffer strips along streams and drainage ditches — is returning for an encore performance at the Capitol in St. Paul this week. On Wednesday, a Senate committee will hold a hearing on a series...
March 16, 2016 - 5:30am
March 15, 2016
Conservation coalition calls for state support
WILLMAR — Take all of the farmland in Renville County, and you would still fall short by more than 100,000 of the number of acres of Conservation...
March 15, 2016 - 11:52pm
March 8, 2016
At Willmar ag show, drones all the talk
WILLMAR — Gray areas in proposed regulations for commercial use of drones has had a black-and-white effect on a Willmar ag business. It’s...
March 8, 2016 - 11:34pm
Willmar Ag Show starts today
Held at the Willmar Civic Center, the Willmar Ag Show is open to the public 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. today and Wednesday.
March 8, 2016 - 12:07am
December 15, 2015
Minnesota farmers feed dead pigs to other hogs to fend off deadly virus
WASHINGTON — Animal-nutritionist John Goihl knows Minnesota farmers who feed the remains of dead baby pigs to hogs used for breeding in attempts...
December 15, 2015 - 4:00pm
October 7, 2015
Recent fatal crashes involving farm trucks put focus on road safety during harvest
FARGO, North Dakota – A pair of recent crashes involving farm trucks in northern Minnesota counties left two men dead and two men injured,...
October 7, 2015 - 9:34am
September 30, 2015
Video: What's new down on the farm? How about shrimp!
Shrimp farming on the prairie? Why not? Down in Balaton, south of Marshall, the “shrimp boats are coming.” Tru Shrimp Systems reports on its website that it has accelerated commercialization of Tidal Basin technology and a state-of-the-art shrimp research center. The first round...
September 30, 2015 - 9:51am
September 13, 2015
Video: Down on the Farm ... the Way it Once Worked
The Atwater, Minn., Thresher Days show will celebrate it 30th year in 2016. On Saturday, at the event grounds east of town, visitors enjoyed...
September 13, 2015 - 11:53am
September 8, 2015
Minnesota readies for bird flu outbreak
ST. PAUL — Poultry farmers and experts say they are as ready as possible for a new avian flu outbreak at any time this fall, even if they don’t...
September 8, 2015 - 11:58pm
April 20, 2015
Letter: Use your farm subsidies
Would it be out of line to suggest that the Atwater area farmer who wondered how much the state was going to tax him for installing pollution-reducing stream buffers use some of the substantial taxpayer-provided money he has received in farm subsidies for this purpose? Stan ...
April 20, 2015 - 5:00am
March 31, 2015
USDA expects more soybeans, small-market crops to be planted this spring
Corn, the star of Upper Midwest agriculture in recent years, won’t shine quite so brightly in the 2015 growing season, the U.S. Department...
March 31, 2015 - 11:50pm
March 28, 2015
Avian flu hits a Lac qui Parle County farm
WILLMAR — Avian influenza has struck a second Minnesota turkey flock, barely a month after the first infected flock was discovered in Pope...
March 28, 2015 - 9:33am
March 27, 2015
USDA extends farm bill signup for another week to April 7
CHICAGO — U.S. farmers will have another week to enroll in the government’s new subsidy programs under the five-year farm bill, with the deadline extended to April 7, the U.S. Department of Agriculture said Friday. The final day for farmers to update their crop acreage and yield...
March 27, 2015 - 11:23pm