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June 10, 2016
Heat leaves, rain comes to part of Upper Midwest
June 10, 2016 - 11:09pm
April 25, 2016
Gene Metz, who farms near Lismore and Rushmore on top of the Buffalo Ridge in southwest Minnesota, prepares his land for a corn crop earlier this month. Metz is worried about the farming profitability again this year as low commodity prices continue to raise havoc in the Upper Midwest. (BARRY AMUNDSON | FORUM NEWS SERVICE)
Low farm prices worry the Upper Midwest
April 25, 2016 - 11:49pm
December 22, 2015
Crowds attend the 2015 Minnesota State Fair in St. Paul. (FORUM NEWS SERVICE)
Minnesota's population growth outpaces other Midwestern states
December 22, 2015 - 11:09am
November 17, 2015
Republicans increase demand to pause refugee flow
November 17, 2015 - 11:10pm
October 30, 2015
Most Upper Midwest senators favor budget deal
October 30, 2015 - 11:02pm
June 23, 2015
A corn field is seen Monday east of Willmar. Corn needs more heat than most other crop species. Upper Midwest crops generally are faring better on growing degree days now than they were one year ago. (GARY MILLER | TRIBUNE)
Farmers track growing degree days as well as calendar for crop progress
June 23, 2015 - 12:38am
April 21, 2015
Midwest Opinion: When will spring rain fall in the Midwest?
April 21, 2015 - 4:00am
April 20, 2015
Cartoon by Dave Granlund
Cartoon by Dave Granlund
April 20, 2015 - 5:30am
April 16, 2015
Commentary: Farming Moves North With the Temperatures
April 16, 2015 - 2:08am
March 17, 2015
USDA data says 97 percent of farms are family owned
March 17, 2015 - 11:26pm
October 1, 2014
Minnesota State Sen. Lyle Koenen of Clara City, right, is among about 40 lawmakers at a Tuesday legislative hearing about railroad delays. (Forum News Service photo by Don Davis)
Search for a rail congestion cure
October 1, 2014 - 12:00am
July 10, 2014
With the mercury near 80 degrees by noon Thursday, 200 adults and kids had already gone through the gate at the Dorothy Olson Aquatic Center in Willmar during the first 45 minutes, staff said. On Wednesday, also a day of ideal weather, 491 used the facility between noon and 7 p.m. The high attendance for the summer was 512 on July 5, one more than the June 20th total. Next week is likely to tell a different story with a cooler forecast. (Tribune photo by Rand Middleton)
Central U.S. to see cold snap next week
July 10, 2014 - 11:05pm
February 20, 2014
Midwest Opinion: On an incredible, highly upwardly mobile area
February 20, 2014 - 4:00am
February 13, 2014
Mark Ewens, a meteorologist with the National Weather Service, studies forecast data while working at the service’s office in Grand Forks. The National Weather Service reported that the lead time for its winter storm warnings had increased to 20 hours in fiscal year 2011. Forum News Service
The changing science of weather
February 13, 2014 - 10:16pm
February 10, 2014
Company promises to ship more propane to the Midwest
February 10, 2014 - 11:12pm
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