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October 4, 2018
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Jo, left, and Dale Pederson pose for a photo in their studio in Granite Falls. Their rustic furniture and wooden structure frames will be open for the public to see during the 2018 Meander Upper Minnesota River Art Crawl this weekend.
Featured Meander artists discover what matters in rural landscape near Granite Falls
October 4, 2018 - 7:03am
September 3, 2018
Ed Lipinski turned his hobby and passion for old cars and pickup trucks into a business, opening E-Z Chassis Swaps to sell kits he designed making it possible to mount older model pickup trucks on the chassis of Chevrolet S10 pickups. Tom Cherveny /Forum News Service
E-Z Chassis gives new life to pickups: Not to mention its small town Minnesota location
September 3, 2018 - 10:00pm
Tom Cherveny / Tribune

Ed Lipinski points to one of the mounts that are part of the kits he sells for swapping chassis. They make it easy for people with basic auto mechanic skills to swap chassis.
E-Z Chassis gives new life to pickups, business operation a boon to city of Watson
September 3, 2018 - 4:16pm
August 27, 2018
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Battle is underway for subsidized wireless service to rural areas
August 27, 2018 - 1:44pm
April 13, 2018
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The municipally owned Granite Falls Hospital is looking at separate projects to build an assisted-living facility and a new hospital.
Granite Falls Health considers new hospital
April 13, 2018 - 6:42am
April 6, 2018
Anika Pinke buys a North Dakota flag and stickers at J's Gift Shop and Craft Supply in Wishek, N.D. Katie Pinke / Forum News Service
The benefits of bypassing online shopping to support your local, independent businesses
April 6, 2018 - 11:46am
April 2, 2018
Commentary: The virtue of original sin liberalism
April 2, 2018 - 12:00am
March 23, 2018
Minnesota House Speaker Kurt Daudt listens during a late-February 2018 legislative committee hearing. He says he does not plan to run for higher office. Don Davis / Forum News Service
Capitol Chatter: Minnesotans look to Washington
March 23, 2018 - 2:40pm
January 22, 2018
Commentary: It's time to stand up for research and extension
January 22, 2018 - 6:30am
January 4, 2018
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Farm Bureau, Farmers Union team up to confront rural opioid addiction
January 4, 2018 - 1:08pm
December 31, 2017
Dust drifts over a cornfield in Alden, Iowa, on Aug. 28, 2017. Corn dominates the landscape and is primarily used for producing ethanol and feeding hogs. Iowa is the leading U.S. producer of corn and pork. Washington Post photo by Bonnie Jo Mount
'Smothered' and 'shoved aside' in rural America
December 31, 2017 - 9:30am
September 14, 2017
The plains of North Dakota are seen from an aircraft about 45 miles from the North Dakota and Canada border. (Bridget Bennett/The New York Times)
Think rural areas are falling behind? Think again.
September 14, 2017 - 11:39am
Bridging digital divide will be costly in Yellow Medicine County
September 14, 2017 - 6:38am
September 6, 2017
Dr. Stephen Park, a weight loss specalist, takes notes as he talks to Angle Lundsten in late August 2017 after she lost 15 pounds in the past month. Park was set up on the lower level of his rural Ely, Minn., home in lake and forest country. Lundsten was in a clinic near her Hayward, Wis., home. Don Davis / Forum News Service
Rural health: One way around health provider shortage is audio-video hookup
September 6, 2017 - 9:18pm
September 4, 2017
Olivia, Minn., calls itself "The Corn Capital," with a big ear in a city park, but the 2,400-population town also is home to a new hospital. Don Davis / Forum News Service
Rural health: Two small hospitals learn how to survive
September 4, 2017 - 9:46pm