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BACKUS - A Backus man has died after being hit by a tire that came off a dump truck while he was believed to be retrieving his mail. Charles Linn,...
Sure, area farmers are watching the thermometer and calendar. But they’re keeping tabs on growing degree days, too: Growing degree days, also known as heat units, influence decisions on everything from irrigation to the timing of pesticide applications and have a huge impact on both yields and quality.
WASHINGTON, D.C. — Despite what its critics claim, genetically modified food poses no threat to humans or the environment, says a scientist who supports proposed federal legislation backed by major U.S. farm groups.
WORTHINGTON — A Worthington man has been charged with second-degree murder after he apparently tried to get into a city residence, but then allegedly fatally stabbed a teen acquaintance who asked him to leave.
MINNEAPOLIS — There are more than 865,000 Minnesotans that claim Norwegian ancestry, and there are hundreds of Norwegian heritage organizations in the state. Now they have a home.
The city of Brainerd has a new city administrator and he takes over Aug. 3. The Brainerd City Council in a special meeting Thursday approved a contract with Jim Thoreen...
ST. PAUL — It has been a week since the Minnesota Legislature went into overtime and finished passing the state budget, but talk about how lawmakers treated greater Minnesota is far from finished.
BEMIDJI — Authorities Monday released the name of the man killed in a shooting at a Bemidji restaurant on Saturday morning. Otoniel Carranza, 32, of Bemidji, a former Mi Rancho...
BROOKLYN PARK — A 3-year-old Brooklyn Park girl was found drowned in an apartment complex pool early Monday morning after a five-hour search. Deputy police chief Mark Bruley said the...
TWO HARBORS — The trial of Barney Lakner, the man accused of leading conservation officers on a high-speed snowmobile chase through the Boundary Waters Canoe Area Wilderness last year, was...