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State seeking Adopt a Highway volunteers, program saves state $6 million
Federal judge strikes down Minn. rules on out-of-state power plants
Willmar City Council to meet Monday evening
Willmar Schools realigning program for English Learners to serve greater number of students
NHL Playoffs: Minnesota’s net still belongs to Bryzgalov
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NFL: 49ers put Kaepernick contract talks on hold
College Athletics: Foss, Fragodt honored as UMAC’s top scholar-athletes
The Insider: More Boston Marathon entrants from area listed
Stephen Colbert named to takeover 'Late Show' on CBS
4-part harmony on stage Saturday at WEAC in Willmar, Minn.
Bemidji featured as FX posts first seven minutes of 'Fargo' series
Mickey Rooney, versatile actor and master showman, dies At 93
David Letterman to retire from CBS 'Late Show' In 2015
Family Dollar to cuts jobs, plans to close about 350 stores
Green Mill reopens after extensive remodel
BlackBerry severs sales ties with T-Mobile
Nominatinations sought for B2B’s ‘5 Over 40’ issue in west central Minnesota
GlenOaks expands services offered at Village Apartments in New London
Cornelius "Cornie" Zondervan
Donna J. Alberts
Alice L. Shemon
Michael W. Pelkey
For area Magic: The Gathering fans, it’s more than just a game
Twitter rolls out new look to user profile pages
Motorcycle safety: Training key to saving lives this riding season
Valle — Steinhaus
Monson — Wetterling
Cartoon by Tom Stiglich
Commentary: Irrigation helps U.S. farmers feed the world
Letter: A need to help homeless
Commentary: Supreme oligarchy
Cartoon by Dave Granlund
August 12, 2013
USDA’s cut to corn and soybean crops catches market off guard
WASHINGTON — U.S. farmers will reap the biggest corn crop and the third-largest soybean crop ever this fall, government forecasters said on Monday, but the harvests will be smaller than traders expected because of lower yields and ending stocks are projected to be below traders’...
news / nation
August 12, 2013 - 11:25pm
August 6, 2013
Minnesota corn, soybean pasture conditions decline
ST. PAUL (AP) — The condition of Minnesota's corn and soybean crops declined slightly for the second straight week amid a dry week across the state. In its weekly crops and weather report for Minnesota, the U.S. Department of Agriculture said Monday that the state received an...
August 6, 2013 - 9:55am
April 14, 2013
Minnesota soybean variety sprouts up in Korean kitchens
ALEXANDRIA — A Minnesota soybean is tipping the global import/export business in the region’s favor. Six years ago, Alexandria resident and former farmer Craig Damstrom fostered an idea to develop a cash crop in the area — not the legume itself, but its seed. By Crystal Dey...
news / state
April 14, 2013 - 11:23pm
August 6, 2011
Time to monitor soybean aphids in soybeans in southwestern Minn.
HUTCHINSON -- There are soybean aphids in southwestern Minnesota and populations are rapidly increasing in a number of area fields. Scouting...
August 6, 2011 - 12:00am
January 28, 2011
China's $6 billion soybean buy benefits Minnesota
MARSHALL, Minn. (AP) -- China's purchase of more than $6.6 billion in U.S. soybeans is a boon for Minnesota, one of the largest soybean producing states. Soybean farmer Jim Call says it's a "huge deal" for Minnesota, which exported an estimated $900 million in soybeans to China...
news / state
January 28, 2011 - 10:00am
October 21, 2010
For area farmers, this year's harvest is nearly in the bin; weather has made a world of difference over last year
Wow. What a difference a year makes. At this time last year, area farmers were struggling with wet weather, immature and wet crops and a long,...
news / local / region
October 21, 2010 - 12:00am
March 27, 2010
United Soybean Board seeks soybean farmers for See for Yourself program
ST. LOUIS -- The United Soybean Board and soybean check-off invite U.S. soybean farmers to apply for the third annual See for Yourself program. The program follows an itinerary that enables farmers to visit several facilities that represent end users of U.S. soy. This educational...
March 27, 2010 - 12:00am
October 24, 2009
Extension offers advice on handling, drying of soybeans
WILLMAR -- University of Minnesota Extension crop experts are encouraging soybean growers to harvest the crop as early as possible to prevent yield losses due to splitting, lodging or poor threshing of the plant. However, if soybeans are harvested at greater than 13 percent moisture,...
October 24, 2009 - 12:00am
October 21, 2009
Farmers continue to battle the weather
WILLMAR -- With rain clouds over their heads and muddy fields under their feet, area farmers are struggling to get the crops harvested this fall. The...
October 21, 2009 - 12:00am
October 20, 2009
Truck rolls on ramp from Highway 71 to Highway 23
The driver of a semi-truck was taken by Willmar Ambulance to Rice Memorial Hospital for treatment of injuries sustained in rollover crash around 8 a.m. Tuesday. The truck, loaded with soybeans, was taking the ramp from northbound U.S. Highway 71 to eastbound State Highway 23 when...
news / local
October 20, 2009 - 9:34am
September 3, 2009
Farmers: Crop still has potential
WILLMAR -- The corn and soybean crops still have potential to make good yields this fall, all that's needed is warm fall days and a later first...
news / local
September 3, 2009 - 12:00am