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May 23, 2014
Consumer advisory for Bemidji Downtown Meats hot dogs and wieners
ST. PAUL – The Minnesota Department of Agriculture (MDA) is notifying consumers that Bemidji Downtown Meats of Bemidji, Minnesota, has issued an allergy alert for undeclared allergens in Old Fashioned Hot Dogs, Old Fashioned All Beef Wieners, and Cheddar Wieners produced and sold...
May 23, 2014 - 12:53pm
April 3, 2014
Native American tribe may seek to hunt bison inside Yellowstone
SALMON, Idaho (Reuters) - The Nez Perce tribe once hunted bison in what is now Yellowstone National Park, and some tribal leaders want to revive...
April 3, 2014 - 10:39am
March 28, 2014
Judge rejects ABC News bid to throw out 'Pink Slime' lawsuit
March 28 (Reuters) - ABC News has failed to persuade a South Dakota state judge to dismiss a $1.2 billion defamation lawsuit by a meat processor complaining about a series of reports that referred to its signature product as "pink slime." Judge Cheryle Gering of the Union County...
March 28, 2014 - 10:26am
March 12, 2014
Lets go green for St. Patrick's Day
Lots of green, shamrocks, oversized green hats, corned beef and cabbage, all have become symbols of the celebration of St. Patrick’s Day. It is a day adopted by many people, including myself, without a drop of Irish blood but it’s a good excuse for a traditional Irish feast. ...
March 12, 2014 - 5:58pm
February 13, 2014
This Was Brainerd - Feb. 14
FEBRUARY 14 20 years ago (1994) Larry Clifford Berg of Brainerd, who portrayed Santa annually for more than 50 years, died at St. Joseph’s Medical Center. Berg, 89, dressed up as Santa for numerous holiday celebrations, but was remembered by friends as living the Christmas spirit...
February 13, 2014 - 9:21pm
February 7, 2014
Cow-Calf Day set for February
STAPLES — The 2014 University of Minnesota Cow-Calf Day will be conducted at 9:30 a.m. Feb 18, at Central Lakes College, Assembly Room — Staples. The 2014 Cow/Calf Day will focus on how to improve profits of cow/calf operations. This year’s program will debut two new members...
February 7, 2014 - 8:54pm
January 13, 2014
Pequot rancher: Country of origin labeling (COOL) in jeopardy
Right now, country of origin labeling (COOL) is in jeopardy in the farm bill conference. We know that some conferees intend to introduce an amendment shortly that will gut or repeal U.S. COOL. If this amendment passes, U.S. ranchers will not be able to differentiate their product...
January 13, 2014 - 5:46pm
November 25, 2013
This was Brainerd - Nov. 26
NOVEMBER 26 20 years ago (1993) Brainerd City Hall is an art gallery. Since Nov. 5 the home of government has been home to 21 works of art by such local artists as Bill Grange, Bunny Humphrey, Evelyn Matthies and Kathy Porwall, all members of the Brainerd Art Club. 30 years ago (1983)...
November 25, 2013 - 4:37pm
October 24, 2013
This was Brainerd — Oct. 25
OCTOBER 25 20 years ago (1993) (Adv.) New Home-cooked Specials! Monday: Meat Loaf Dinner - $5.95; Tuesday: Beef Stroganoff - $6.95; Wednesday: Chicken Pot Pie - $6.25; Thursday: Roast Pork - $6.75. Seniors pay just $5.25 any day. Holiday Inn – Hwy 371 S. – Brainerd. 30 years ago...
October 24, 2013 - 5:16pm
October 1, 2013
This was Brainerd - Oct. 2
OCTOBER 2 20 years ago (1993) While a gale-force wind whipped across the field and nipped at a capacity homecoming crowd, the Warrior football team blew past St. Cloud Tech. Brainerd scored frequently and quickly on its way to a 35-6 conference win over the Tigers for a 3-1 record....
October 1, 2013 - 4:22pm
September 30, 2013
Crow Wing County Livestock 4-H members compete at show
Crow Wing County Livestock 4-H Members succeed at livestock show The 79th Northeast 4-H Livestock Show was conducted Sept. 14-15 in Brainerd. The Northeast 4-H Livestock show plays host to the top livestock in the Northeast region. This year 281 youths participated from 17 counties....
September 30, 2013 - 5:13pm
August 19, 2013
This was Brainerd - August 20
AUGUST 20 20 years ago (1993) Jim Dehen of the Brainerd City Council would like a true measure of how Brainerd and Baxter residents feel about a merger. Whoa, slow down. It’s just talk at this point, but the subject invariably comes up when the two councils meet jointly, as they...
August 19, 2013 - 4:26pm
July 29, 2013
Feel like progress? Think again
I find it amazing when I read that inflation continues to be so low, as defined by the government, that leaders actually hope for a little higher inflation rate in the future. It’s as if they don’t ever go grocery shopping, don’t fill up their own gas tanks, much less pay for...
July 29, 2013 - 3:13pm
July 24, 2013
This was Brainerd - July 25
JULY 25 20 years ago (1993) (Adv.) The Less Expensive Spread! Grade A Butter – 1 lb. FREE with coupon and $10 purchase; Sweet Corn – 8 for 99 cents; Rib Eye Steak – lb. $4.59; Russet Potatoes – 5 lb. bag – 99 cents; Red Baron Pizza – 2 for $5.98. County Market – Brainerd...
July 24, 2013 - 5:48pm
March 20, 2013
Leftover steak makes for a great Philly Steak Sandwich
One evening last week Gary and I made New York strip steaks for dinner. We had enough steak leftover to have Philly Steak Sandwiches served in crunchy Italian Rolls topped with cheese and mushrooms along with crunchy homemade oven fries the next day. I had a sweet potato that I needed...
March 20, 2013 - 5:44pm